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December 12th

Group erects Nativity scene at governor's mansion

December 12, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Leaders representing multiple faiths could approach Gov. Mary Fallin for the chance to display religious icons at the Oklahoma governor's mansion after she invited a Christian group to erect a Nativity scene there, civil libertarians warned Friday.

Kathie Jackson, a retiree who formed the Nativity Committee of Tulsa, requested that the scene be displayed at the state Capitol, but said Fallin offered to have it put up on the mansion lawn. The scene was assembled Thursday.

December 11th

Crafts with Mona set tomorrow at the library

December 11, 2014

Tomorrow is your last chance to learn how to make arts and crafts out of paper and book pages at the Patrick Lynch Public Library for "A Book Page Christmas Crafts with Mona."

The craft class is at 5 p.m. Friday in the library community room in Poteau. Mona Goodrich will teach partakers how to create various book-page made crafts by recycling pages from discarded books. Goodrich had several of her items displayed in her first craft class such as book-page holiday wreaths, ornaments, flowers and butterflies.

Pruitt adds Oklahoma to list of states suing Obama

December 11, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorney General Scott Pruitt is adding Oklahoma to the list of 20 states suing President Barack Obama over his executive action to spare from deportation nearly 5 million people living in the U.S. illegally.

Pruitt announced Tuesday that Oklahoma would join the multistate lawsuit filed in federal district court in Texas.

In a statement, Pruitt said the president's executive actions are "unlawful and unconstitutional."

Who got arrested?

December 11, 2014

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 — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — 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.

Dec. 10

Jimmy Ray Ashing

Leonard Jackson

Rhonda Louise Lamb

Nicholas Clay Brown

December 10th

Who got arrested?

December 10, 2014

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 — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — 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.

Dec. 8

Kelly Sue Gwinn

Tammy Forbush

Brittany Wells

Richard Riffey

Dec. 9

December 9th

Human trafficking awareness seminar coming to Poteau

December 9, 2014

On Jan. 15 the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics will be hosting a Human Trafficking Awareness Seminar in Poteau. The event will be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center.
The OBN Human Trafficking Awareness Seminar will teach the audience to recognize this crime in their community, how to prevent family members from being lured into human trafficking and how to help victims recovered from human traffickers.
The program is free and open to the public.

Upcoming events, Dec. 9

December 9, 2014

— The Treble Choir of Cavanal Chorale invites everyone to celebrate the holiday season with a special Christmas performance.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Treble Choir will give a performance of traditional Christmas songs and carols. This year’s concert is entitled “The Colors of Christmas” and also will feature several special choral numbers.
The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Poteau First United Methodist Church, 109 S. Harper.

Who got arrested?

December 9, 2014

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 — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — 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.

Dec. 8

Charles Lee Hilton
Brittany Wells
Richard Riffey
Jonathan Reece
Kelly Sue Gwinn

December 8th

VIDEO: Car catches fire at Cameron Schools

December 8, 2014

No one was injured Monday [Dec. 8] evening after a car caught fire in the parking lot of Cameron Schools. Hogeye and Poteau Fire Departments responded.

Poteau Board of Educaton to discuss bond at meeting

December 8, 2014

In a regular Poteau Board of Education Meeting, the board will consider and take action on a resolution authorizing the calling and holding of a special election to be held in the school district to authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds for updates, computer labs and improved facilities.

Other agenda items include:

*Take action on the employment of Stephen H. Mcdonald and Associates Inc. as a financial consultant for the school district.

*Approve or not approve a request from the Poteau High School Wrestling Team to compete out-of-state.

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