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September 18th, 2014

Prison escapee in LeFlore County identified

September 18, 2014

Caleb A. Bates, 24, is described as 5'11" and weighs 169 lbs. with brown hair, blue eyes and tattoos on his arms and back, according to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections website.
At about 12:25 p.m. Thursday [Sept. 19] Bates reportedly walked away from work detail in Howe. He was last seen in the area of Texas Street walking west on the railroad tracks.
He was sentenced to 10 years for drug charges in Johnson County. He also has convictions of burglary and possession of stolen property.
Law enforcement still are searching the area for Bates.

LeFlore County authorities searching for escaped prisoner

September 18, 2014

Law enforcement are sarching at about 1 p.m. Thursday [Sept. 19] near Howe in the area of Texas Street and Ivy Street for a Jim Hamilton prisoner who ran while on work detail.
He was last spotted heading west on the railroad tracks.
He is described as a white male in his 20s.
If you believe you see the man contact the Sheriff's Office at (918) 647-2317.
Do not attempt to approach him.
No other information is available at this time.

September 17th

EOMC pre-bid conference tomorrow

September 17, 2014

A pre-bid conference meeting and possible site visit for the Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center construction project is set tomorrow.

The meeting will occur at the Donald W. Reynolds Center at 11 a.m.

Anyone interested in bidding on the project or interested in the project details is invited to the meeting.

Attendees should expect 30 minutes of talk about the Nabholz Construction Services company, a layout of pre-bids and information on guidelines, insurance information and other standard needs a company must have to bid.

There may be a walk-through of the future construction areas.

Fourth-annual La Fiesta set tomorrow

September 17, 2014

Friends of Patrick Lynch Public Library's La Fiesta is set tomorrow.

The event will take place on Thursday, Sep. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Poteau.

The fundraising fiesta will feature a taco bar and live auction, with several items up for bid. Proceeds raised will go to benefit the library.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Tickets can be purchased the Patrick Lynch Public Library.

This is the Friends' fourth-annual La Fiesta benefit. They raised $12,000 in 2012 that went to benefit library programs, camps and furnishings.

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

September 17, 2014

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

Who got arrested?

September 17, 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.

Sept. 16

William Hurley III, driving under suspension, possession stolen vehicle; no bond

September 16th

Who got arrested?

September 16, 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.

Sept. 15

Brendan Lee Sumpter, assault; $284 cash

September 15th

Three injured in wreck

September 15, 2014

Three people were injured Sunday in an accident in Hughes County.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Jennifer Mayo, 39, from Wilburton was driving a 2014 Kia south on U.S. Highway 75 at about 11:56 a.m. when the driver of an oncoming car turned left in front of her.
Mayo and her passenger, 59-year-old Wyma Mayo both were taken by Hughes County EMS to O.U. Medical Center and are listed in serious condition with multiple injuries. A 2-year-old child in Mayo's car was not injured, according to the accident report.

VIDEO: Bigger upset loss, Saints or Seahawks?

September 15, 2014

VIDEO: Bigger upset loss, Saints or Seahawks?
SI.com's Andrew Perloff, Aaron Nagler and Chris Burke discuss the upset losses by the Seattle Seahawks and the New Orleans Saints in Week 2.

VIDEO: Cowboys bounce back with dominant win over Titans

September 15, 2014

VIDEO: Cowboys bounce back with dominant win over Titans
Joe Buck and Troy Aikman break down the Cowboys' win.

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