Archive - News Article
June 5th, 2014
Randy Frazier is almost hidden by a giant squash leaf in his garden.
Photo submitted by Brittany Frazier
Each donor at the Choctaw Nation Healthcare blood drive with Oklahoma Blood Institute will receiveÂ two admissions to the Tulsa Zoo.
Anyone who is 16 years and older is urged to donate Wednesday, June 4, from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Blood donors can feel good, knowing they are saving lives of community members with their donations at the Choctaw Nation Healthcare blood drive.Â Donors with Oklahoma Blood Institute exclusively provide blood needed by all patients in the Choctaw Nation Health Care System and some 150 others across the state.
Family, friends and Red Oak youth will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, June 8 from`11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Red Oak School Cafeteria.
The dinner will be donation only and will include an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti dinner, as well as homemade dessert.
Proceeds will benefit the Red Oak 12 and under Baseball team.
The Red Oak 12 and under ball team will be competing in the AA World Series in Gulf Shores, Ala., the first week of July.
Takeout will be available. Delivery will be available in Red Oak.
Saturday, May 31 â€”
Kids Fishing Derby, 9 a.m. to noon, free lunch noon to 1 p.m., Heavener City Park pond. Info: (918) 658-5790 or (918) 721-2009.
Yard sale to benefitÂ LeFlore County chapter of Disabled American Veterans, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., DAV headquarters, U.S. Highway 59 north of Poteau.
Dance featuring Terry and the Executives, 8 p,m to midnight, $5, Spiro Eagles Aerie. All proceeds go to charity. Info: (918) 962-3035.
Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center.
â€śAnimal Tales,â€ť Â presented by Animal EdZOOcation will be sponsored by Patrick Lynch Public Library but held in the Black Box Theater of the Donald Reynolds Community Center on Wednesday, June 4, at 10 a.m.Â Children are asked to arrive early for registration.Â More information is available by calling (918) 647-4444.
Two men stabbed multiple times Thursday night were hospitalized, one in critical condition, the other later released.
According to Heavener Police, at about 11:43 p.m. they responded to a fight involving several people at 607 E. First Street.
When they arrived they found 58-year-old Charles Poynter Jr. and Jerette Goforth, 24, suffering from multiple stab wounds, according to police.
Goforth was taken to a Fort Smith, Ark., hospital by LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services and is listed in critical condition, according to Heavener Police.
According to Tahlequah Police Chief Nate King, Scott Garrett, 30, of Poteau, was arrested early Thursday in connection to a reported assault by his girlfriend who was found dead Wednesday evening.
Brandy Racchelle Ellenburg-Baggs, 34, was found dead in her apartment by a friend at about 9 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. Police are investigating her death as suspicious.
Scott was arrested at about 2 a.m. today [May 29] in LeFlore County for the alleged assault of Ellenburg on Tuesday.
The LeFlore County Detention Center Public Trust will hold a special meeting today [May 29] at 1 p.m. in the county commissioner board room of the courthouse.
Jail Administrator Claude Jones is on the agenda to possibly be laid off and an interim administrator appointed.
The Poteau City Council has called a special meeting as well as a special meeting of the Public Works Authority beginning at 5:15 p.m. today [May 27] at city hall.
Items to be discussed include sign ordinance on city property and delinquent hotel taxes. Also listed on both agendas is the appearance of petitions from the audience.
City Hall is located at 111 Peters Street in Poteau.