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February 27th, 2015

Roads become slick, accidents in county

February 27, 2015

Law enforcement are working many wrecks in LeFlore County as snowfall causes traffic issues today (Feb. 27 at 3:50 p.m.)
Snow is expected to continue until about 9 p.m. tonight.

Donald W. Reynolds Community Center events postponed

February 27, 2015

Cavanal Chorale Showcase that was set for 7 p.m. February 27 at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Poteau has been postponed due to weather Friday. The film screening of "To Light a Candle" has also bee postponed.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until Midnight. Roads are becoming slick, especially on bridges, overpasses and untreated roads, the National Weather Service in Tulsa reported. The snow is expected to shift late tonight.

Winter weather approaches

February 27, 2015

According to the National Weather Service winter weather is again on its way for Poteau and the LeFlore County area.

Here is the forecast from the NTW in Tulsa today [Feb. 27 at 12:45 p.m.:

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Mark your calender for these weekend events

February 27, 2015

Here is a list of events to attend this weekend.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Cavanal Chorale Showcase featuring the chorale, soloists and ensembles, 7 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center

Free screening of the film To Light a Candle, sponsored by Baha'is of LeFlore County, 6:30 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center. Info: (918) 654-3675

Mardi Gras spaghetti dinner sponsored by Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 502 N. Bagwell

Saturday, February 28, 2015

February 26th

House approves Rural Opportunity Zone Bill

February 26, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY – A measure that would create Rural Opportunity Zones in counties across the state was approved by the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Firefighters respond to fire at Poteau restaurant

February 26, 2015

At about 10:15 a.m. [Thursday, Feb. 26] Poteau Fire Department responded to a fire at Blondie's restaurant on North Broadway in Poteau.
No flames could be seen from outside the building but several fire trucks were on scene.

February 25th

LeFlore County Maidens of Mayhem release season schedule

February 25, 2015

The LeFlore County Maidens of Mayhem are a local roller derby team. They are currently putting together a male derby team, 18 and over. Contact them through their Facebook page if interested.

2015 Season Schedule

March 21, Benton County DD, Home

April 12, Makan Blockade, Away

May 9, Fountain City RD, Home

May 17, NWA natural Disasters, Away

June 13, OKC Outlaws, Away

August 16, Tulsa Derby League, Away

September 19, Franklin County Fury, Home

September 26, RVRG Roughcuts, Away

October 24, Killeen Dream Wolves, Home

November 14, Roughneck Roller Derby, Away

US constitutional convention call set for Oklahoma hearing

February 25, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma could join a growing list of states calling for a convention to be held to amend the U.S. Constitution.

The Senate Rules Committee will consider a bill on Wednesday calling for a constitutional convention to be held to consider amendments to restrict the federal government's power and impose term limits for members of Congress.

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn visited with House and Senate Republicans on Monday and urged them to pass the bill.

Who got arrested?

February 25, 2015

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.

February 21, 2015

Kimberly Lynn Clark, CF-12-168, CF-12-586; $4,271.56 bond

February 23rd

Man arrested after speeding away in sheriff deputy's cruiser

February 23, 2015

DOW, Okla. (AP) — Police say that a man who was hand-cuffed from behind drove away with a sheriff deputy's cruiser during a traffic stop.

The McAlester News-Capital (http://bit.ly/1LhRva6 ) reports that 33-year-old Temple Clancy was hand-cuffed and placed in the front passenger seat of Deputy Johnny Jenkins' cruiser while officers searched his car. Clancy gained control of the cruiser, and sped away.

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