March 13th, 2015
Central Street in Poteau between Tarby and Possum Valley is closed due to the low water bridge being underwater. Please use caution in the area and use alternate routes. Forecasts show rain will continue into the night and possibly into the morning hours before the area will see dry weather.
Overnight rains [March 13] leave roads and ditches flooded in Poteau Friday morning. Rain is expected to continue through the night.
Saturday, March 14
LeFlore County Republican Party precinct meetings and county convention, election of officers and delegates to state, 10 a.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library, 206 S. McKenna. Info: (918) 839-0851.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Ride, registration 9 a.m., bikes out 11 a.m., Panama High School parking lot.
Hard Times in Oklahoma class CANCELED: to be rescheduled later in the year.
Dance with Libby and the Bandits, 8 p.m., Spiro Eagles center, all invited.
EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) â€” An employee of a Kansas-based medical helicopter company was killed and two others were injured when their helicopter crashed in remote woods in eastern Oklahoma, authorities said Friday.
The crash was reported about 11:40 p.m. Thursday, according to McIntosh County Emergency Management Director Wesley Dawson, who said searchers on foot and all-terrain vehicles found the wreckage of the EagleMed LLC aircraft about 4 a.m. Friday. The U.S. Air Force assisted in locating the crash site west of Eufaula, about 120 miles east of Oklahoma City.
Disney released the new song, â€śMake Today the Perfect Day,â€ť from the "Frozen Fever" short film.
It's only two hours until the Singing Churchwomen of Oklahoma will celebrate their 25th anniversary at Southside Baptist Church on Holsen Avenue in Poteau. Check it out â€” concert begins at 7 p.m.
Wendell Barnhouse and Kristen Keith preview game 3 of the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship in Kansas City featuring the 3-seed Oklahoma Sooners against the 6-seed Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Two years ago, the Talihina Golden Tigers made the Class 2A State Tournament, but lost to Latta in the quarterfinals. The three seniors, Bryar Humphreys, Christian McClain and Alan Lockhart, had a good feeling they would return at least one more time to the Elite 8. That happened Saturday night when they beat Preston in the Class 2A Area Tournament finals at the Wilburton Gym.