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February 27th, 2015
According to the National Weather Service winter weather is again on its way for Poteau and the LeFlore County area.
Here is the forecast from the NTW in Tulsa today [Feb. 27 at 12:45 p.m.:
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonightâ€¨A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Here is a list of events to attend this weekend.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Cavanal Chorale Showcase featuring the chorale, soloists and ensembles, 7 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center
Free screening of the film To Light a Candle, sponsored by Baha'is of LeFlore County, 6:30 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center. Info: (918) 654-3675
Mardi Gras spaghetti dinner sponsored by Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 502 N. Bagwell
Saturday, February 28, 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY â€“ A measure that would create Rural Opportunity Zones in counties across the state was approved by the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
At about 10:15 a.m. [Thursday, Feb. 26] Poteau Fire Department responded to a fire at Blondie's restaurant on North Broadway in Poteau.
No flames could be seen from outside the building but several fire trucks were on scene.
The LeFlore County Maidens of Mayhem are a local roller derby team. They are currently putting together a male derby team, 18 and over. Contact them through their Facebook page if interested.
2015 Season Schedule
March 21, Benton County DD, Home
April 12, Makan Blockade, Away
May 9, Fountain City RD, Home
May 17, NWA natural Disasters, Away
June 13, OKC Outlaws, Away
August 16, Tulsa Derby League, Away
September 19, Franklin County Fury, Home
September 26, RVRG Roughcuts, Away
October 24, Killeen Dream Wolves, Home
November 14, Roughneck Roller Derby, Away
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Oklahoma could join a growing list of states calling for a convention to be held to amend the U.S. Constitution.
The Senate Rules Committee will consider a bill on Wednesday calling for a constitutional convention to be held to consider amendments to restrict the federal government's power and impose term limits for members of Congress.
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn visited with House and Senate Republicans on Monday and urged them to pass the bill.
The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.
February 21, 2015
Kimberly Lynn Clark, CF-12-168, CF-12-586; $4,271.56 bond
DOW, Okla. (AP) â€” Police say that a man who was hand-cuffed from behind drove away with a sheriff deputy's cruiser during a traffic stop.
The McAlester News-Capital (http://bit.ly/1LhRva6 ) reports that 33-year-old Temple Clancy was hand-cuffed and placed in the front passenger seat of Deputy Johnny Jenkins' cruiser while officers searched his car. Clancy gained control of the cruiser, and sped away.
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 p.m. this evening. The advisory affects LeFlore County, as well as the other following counties:
AND HASKELL. IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.
As snow blankets the county Sunday afternoon, roads are getting slicker and closures are being announced.
The LeFlore County Courthouse will be closed Monday.
Road conditions are expected to worsen as about 4 inches of snow are expected through Monday afternoon.