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January 27th, 2014

CASC says it's 'Chili' time

January 27, 2014

The 18th Annual Carl Albert State College/Walmart Chili Cooking Contest is set for Friday, Feb. 21.
Organizers encourage everyone to get involved. The competition will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second floor of the Costner-Balentine Student Center at CASC.  
To enter a pot of chili in the contest, download the official entry form at www.carlalbert.edu, submit your entry form and plan to have your famous chili tested along with countless others.

Fire scare causes evacuation at KTC

January 27, 2014

According to Kiamichi Technology Center spokesperson Laura Harrison, "at approximately 2:50 p.m. on Monday, Kiamichi Technology Center evacuated students and staff due to a fire in the welding shop. Poteau Fire Department was called for assistance. An exhaust filter outside the building was smoldering and pushing smoke into the welding shop. Not knowing where the smoke originated, welding instructor, Dennis Thomas, activated the smoke alarm and students and staff were evacuated."

LeFlore County burn ban issues Monday

January 27, 2014

LeFlore County under burn ban for the next seven days, according to to Kelli Ford.
No outdoor burning.
Controlled burns on state and federal forestry department lands are exempt.
Charcoal and gas grills are also allowed.

January 24th

Postage fee increase begins Monday

January 24, 2014

The cost of correspondence is again on the rise after the United States Postal Service announced a 3-cent hike on the price of stamps.
According to the Postal Service, on Monday the price of first-class mail stamps will increase from 46 cents to 49 cents.
Forever stamps will remain a viable postage at their original purchase price and will be accepted as the only necessary form of postage for first-class mail weighing 3 ounces or less, according to the service's website.

CASC hosts OBI blood drive

January 24, 2014

Devon Midgley is one of many Carl Albert State College students who gave blood during an Oklahoma Blood Institute drive held on the Poteau campus Wednesday.
PDN photo by Haley Spears

January 21st

Filing period set for Howe, Talihina elections

January 21, 2014

Candidates for municipal offices in Talihina and Howe may file declarations of candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27.
The filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, said Sharon Steele, County Election Board secretary.
Offices open for candidates include:
• Talihina, clerk-treasurer, unexpired term.
• Howe, Board of trustees seat, unexpired term, and clerk-treasurer, unexpired term.
The offices at stake will be filled in a nonpartisan special municipal election on April 1.

Poteau School District bond issue vote nearing

January 21, 2014

In a response to the growing need of the district to continue to provide quality services to students, the Poteau School District will propose a $1.615 million bond issue for a vote on Tuesday, Feb. 11.
The bond issue will replace an expiring bond and will create no additional taxes, according to Superintendent Don Sjoberg.
The voters will decide whether to support two propositions — $640,000 for transportation and $975,000 for building improvements. 

January 20th

Owner searches for missing parrot

January 20, 2014

A Poteau is asking area residents to help him locate his pet parrot, "Lucy," which vanished just days before Christmas.
Getz said he believes the bird may have been stolen from his residence. The day before Lucy disappeared, three men in a white pickup truck pulled up in front of Getz's home where his wife Carla was out in the front yard. The men asked her several questions about Lucy. The following day Getz and his wife left th residence for about 45 minutes and when they returned Lucy was no where to be found.

Grass fire threatens gas wells

January 20, 2014

A large grass fire that endangered gas wells along Oklahoma Highway 83 burned several acres Monday afternoon. Members of the Monroe, Howe and Heavener fire departments responded to the blaze south of Bonnie's Plant Farm.
PDN photo by Kim Ross

Forestry conducts controlled burn in Cedar Lake area Monday

January 20, 2014

The Forestry Department will be conducting a controlled burn beginning at 11 a.m. Monday morning in the Cedar Lake area of LeFlore County.
Outdoor burning is still discouraged due to high fire risks.

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