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March 13th, 2015

Don't forget to check out these weekend events (March 14-15)

March 13, 2015

Saturday, March 14

LeFlore County Republican Party precinct meetings and county convention, election of officers and delegates to state, 10 a.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library, 206 S. McKenna. Info: (918) 839-0851.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Ride, registration 9 a.m., bikes out 11 a.m., Panama High School parking lot.

Hard Times in Oklahoma class CANCELED: to be rescheduled later in the year.

Dance with Libby and the Bandits, 8 p.m., Spiro Eagles center, all invited.

1 dead in medical helicopter crash in eastern Oklahoma

March 13, 2015

EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) — An employee of a Kansas-based medical helicopter company was killed and two others were injured when their helicopter crashed in remote woods in eastern Oklahoma, authorities said Friday.

The crash was reported about 11:40 p.m. Thursday, according to McIntosh County Emergency Management Director Wesley Dawson, who said searchers on foot and all-terrain vehicles found the wreckage of the EagleMed LLC aircraft about 4 a.m. Friday. The U.S. Air Force assisted in locating the crash site west of Eufaula, about 120 miles east of Oklahoma City.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Listen To The New Song From Disney's 'Frozen Fever'

March 13, 2015

Disney released the new song, “Make Today the Perfect Day,” from the "Frozen Fever" short film.

March 12th

Don't forget tonight's [March 12] anniversary concert

March 12, 2015

It's only two hours until the Singing Churchwomen of Oklahoma will celebrate their 25th anniversary at Southside Baptist Church on Holsen Avenue in Poteau. Check it out — concert begins at 7 p.m.

March 10th

Today's events [March 10]

March 10, 2015

Don't forget today's area events:

Creator’s Gift Community Garden class, 5:30 p.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library.

Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary potluck 6 p.m., business meeting 7 p.m., DAV building north of Poteau of U.S. Highway 59.

March 6th

VIDEO: What to watch for - Big 12 spring football

March 6, 2015

Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman and Colin Becht break down the biggest storylines to watch this spring in the Big 12.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

March 6, 2015

Here are seven tips sure to make your burger the best.

Oklahoma Capitol renovations likely to take 5 years

March 6, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Construction to overhaul the interior of the Oklahoma Capitol would start in about a year and take up to five years to complete based on a phased approach that would focus on one or two floors at a time, construction officials told an oversight panel Thursday.

Weekend Events

March 6, 2015

Here is a list of events to attend this weekend.

March 6, 2015

Good Times Theatre League presents Junie B. Jones: the Musical, 7 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Center. Tickets: (918) 647-3079

March 7, 2015

Kiwanis Club annual pancake breakfast, 6-11 a.m., Bob Lee Kidd Civic Center

St. Paddy's Day 5k and Little Leprechaun Dash, sponsored by the Patrick Lynch Public Library Friends, 9 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library

Good Times Theatre League presents Junie B. Jones: the Musical, 7 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Center. Tickets: (918) 647-3079

March 4th

Several area schools closed Thursday

March 4, 2015

UPDATE AS OF 10 P.M. WEDNESDAY: all public schools in LeFlore County closed tomorrow.

The LeFlore County Emergency Management has reported several school closings for Thursday, March 5.

The schools closed for tomorrow are the following:

Arkoma
Bokoshe
Cameron
Fanshawe
Howe
Hodgen
Heavener
Monroe
Panama
Pocola
Poteau
Shady Point
Spiro
Talihina
Whitesboro
Wister

The LeFlore County Courthouse and nonessential services also will be closed Thursday as well as the Poteau Chamber of Commerce offices.

 

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