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December 26th

Several Poteau residents without heat after gas line breaks

December 26, 2012

A broken gas line left several Poteau residents without heat during the onslaught of a winter storm.
According to Bob Neissl, senior vice president of operations with Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. the company the outage occurred Christmas night. Neissl said the break in the gas line affected residents on Reynolds, Grady and Parker avenues, along with some homes on Witteville Road.
“Water got into the line from a leak and disrupted the service,” Neissl said. “It's a low-pressure system and water can enter the line from a leak.”
Neissl said services should be restored by Wednesday evening.

Winter weather leaves area roads icy and dangerous

December 26, 2012

According to LeFlore County Emergency Management Director, Michael Davidson, the southern portion of LeFlore county saw the highest totals in accumulated snow after Tuesday's winter storm. Davidson said residents of Big Cedar and Heavener received the most snow after eight inches blanketed the communities. He said most of the county, including Poteau, received 5 inches of snow.
Davidson said the storm moved into the county about noon and by 1:30, snow began sticking to the roads. Travel advisories were issued asking drivers to stay off the roads unless it was an emergency.

December 24th

Mansfield woman injured in roll over accident

December 24, 2012

A Mansfield, Ark., woman received minor injuries after she lost control of her vehicle and rolled down an embankment.
According to the accident report released by the Poteau Police Department, Stephine Lee Gavelis, 26, was driving a gray 2000 Mercury Cougar north on the Cavanal Scenic Expressway approximately half a mile south of the Walmart exit when Gavelis lost control of her vehicle.

Two men arrested Monday after car chase

December 24, 2012

Poteau police officers arrested two fleeing suspects Monday afternoon suspected of burglarizing a Poteau residence earlier that morning.
According to Poteau Chief of Police Stephen Fruen, Detective Mark Kannady was driving on North Broadway about 1:45 p.m. when he spotted red extended-cab Ford Ranger pickup matching the description of a truck at a burglary Monday morning. When Kannady attempted to pull the vehicle over, the driver of the truck turned onto Oklahoma Avenue and sped away.

Possible white Christmas for LeFlore County

December 24, 2012

The National Weather Service in Tulsa is predicting snow for Christmas in eastern Oklahoma. The NWS lists every county in the state as either under a winter storm warning or winter storm watch.
LeFlore County is currently under a winter storm warning.
The National Weather Service expects significant snowfall in eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
According to the NWS, precipitation will begin as rain before mixing with sleet and transitioning to snow early Christmas morning. The snow is expected to continue to fall through Christmas night.

December 21st

Safe and sound

December 21, 2012

ODOT notes projects to affect Christmas traffic

December 21, 2012

The following projects will impact travel on major highways from Friday, Dec. 21 through Tuesday, Dec. 25. For turnpike info contact the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at 405-425-3600 or pikepass.com. Reminder: ODOT offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25.

Statewide
I-35 narrowed at US-64 in Perry, Noble Co.
I-35 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at US-64 (Fir St.) in Perry.

US-60 narrowed in Enid, Garfield Co.
US-60 is narrowed near the US-64/US-412 junction in Enid.

I-40 narrowed near Henryetta, Okmulgee and Okfuskee Counties

December 20th

Officials warn of bogus work-at-home offers

December 20, 2012

By Joe White
PDN Reporter
Postal authorities are warning of a recent
scam that could affect LeFlore County
residents.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has
released a statement to educate the public
on the dangers of the Work-At-Home
Re-Shipping Scam.
Officials said that the scam is costing
the U.S. Postal Service lost postage and
taking advantage of those trying to earn
extra money during the holidays.
The USPIS said that the scam begins
when individuals who have submitted a
resume to various well-known national
websites believe that they have been contacted

December 19th

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM CLIFF RYBURN

December 19, 2012

Cliff Ryburn wishes everyone Happy Holidays.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM OK AUTO SUPPLY

December 19, 2012

The Staff at OK Auto Supply wishes everyone Happy Holidays!

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