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September 15th, 2014

Groundbreaking ceremony set for marshals museum

September 15, 2014

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Officials have scheduled a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.

The Times Record reports (http://bit.ly/1tUxr7V ) that the hour-long ceremony is set for Sept. 24 for the estimated $50 million project to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Marshals Service.

The museum is to be built on the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith — overlooking Oklahoma.

First annual veteran information day set this month

September 15, 2014

U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-2nd District, will hold the first annual veteran information day this month in several locations, including Poteau.

"We want our veterans to know about every service that is available to them,” said Mullin in a press release. “There are many resources out there and groups that want to help. We are bringing all of those resources together under one roof so veterans can easily learn about the services available to them in their own community and in the area in general.”

Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints

September 15, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a state trooper has been arrested on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other sexual-assault crimes.

Trooper Eric Roberts was arrested Monday and taken to the Creek County jail. Capt. George Brown says the 42-year-old has been on administrative leave since July 24, when a woman alleged he raped her following a traffic stop. The woman has also filed a lawsuit.

September 12th

VIDEO: Can Oklahoma Contend For A Championship?

September 12, 2014

VIDEO: Can Oklahoma Contend For A Championship?
The Sooners are No. 3 in the Coaches Poll, but do they deserve that ranking? Campus Insiders' Doug Chapman and Pete Fiutak debate if Oklahoma is a legit contender for a place in the College Football Playoff.

Who got arrested?

September 12, 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.

Sep. 10

Christopher Don Little, Heavener Warrant/KCSP; $50,736 bond

September 11th

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.

September 10th

Students participate in Banned Books Week

September 10, 2014

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read.
According to Terri Carroll, Carl Albert State College director of libraries, Banned Books Week typically is held during the last week of September and highlights the value of free and open access to information.
Carroll said Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

Youth Leader applicants sought

September 10, 2014

Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program, is accepting applications for its 2015 Youth Leadership Oklahoma class which will be held June 7-12, 2015.
Applicants must be high school Juniors or home schooled equivalent with at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. 
The organization accepts a class of 50 members each year. Criteria for selection include demonstrated leadership ability in activities such as student council, athletics and service clubs in their schools and communities as well as an exhibited commitment to community service and extra-curricular activities.

Murry Spur to be recognized

September 10, 2014

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak and several elected officials and former officeholders will be on hand for a ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Murry Spur Fire Department.
Doak will present a citation of congratulations to the department for improving its Insurance Services Office Public Protection Classification from Class 9 to Class 4, potentially lowering home insurance premiums for the community, said Fire Chief Cary Carter.
The department is located at 16499 U.S. Highway 271, Spiro.

Who got arrested?

September 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.

Sep. 8

Thomas Millard, drug court sanction; no bond

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