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March 6th, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

March 6, 2015

Here are seven tips sure to make your burger the best.

Oklahoma Capitol renovations likely to take 5 years

March 6, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Construction to overhaul the interior of the Oklahoma Capitol would start in about a year and take up to five years to complete based on a phased approach that would focus on one or two floors at a time, construction officials told an oversight panel Thursday.

Weekend Events

March 6, 2015

Here is a list of events to attend this weekend.

March 6, 2015

Good Times Theatre League presents Junie B. Jones: the Musical, 7 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Center. Tickets: (918) 647-3079

March 7, 2015

Kiwanis Club annual pancake breakfast, 6-11 a.m., Bob Lee Kidd Civic Center

St. Paddy's Day 5k and Little Leprechaun Dash, sponsored by the Patrick Lynch Public Library Friends, 9 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library

Good Times Theatre League presents Junie B. Jones: the Musical, 7 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Center. Tickets: (918) 647-3079

Howe senior wants to make state before Lady Lion career ends; snow pushes playoffs back a day; area tournaments begin today with Howe girls facing Preston in area finals Saturday night at Wilburton for trip to state

March 6, 2015

When Tori Johnson was a freshman, her first season as a varsity Howe Lady Lion saw her team miss out on state by one win — falling to Amber-Pocasset in the Class 2A Area Tournament consolation finals.
Fast forward to this season, Johnson, now a senior, has one last shot at making state. That will come at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the Class 2A Area Tournament finals against Preston at the Wilburton Gym. The area finals were slated for tonight, but the weather postponed the start of the area tournament until today, with the area finals slated Saturday.

March 5th

Red Oak teams fall in Class B state quarterfinals

March 5, 2015

It was a short stay in the Class B State Tournament for the Red Oak High School basketball teams as both lost their state quarterfinal games Thursday.
The Eagles lost 55-52 to Forgan on Thursday night at Midwest City Carl Albert High School's Titan Fieldhouse, while the Lady Eagles were stunned 62-46 by Fort Cobb-Broxton on Thursday afternoon at State Fair Arena, a.k.a., "The Big House."

Howe girls, Talihina boys knocking on state’s door; snow pushes playoffs to Friday

March 5, 2015

The Howe Lady Lions and the Talihina Golden Tigers are just a win away from making the Class 2A State Tournament. It would be the first time since 2013 when the Golden Tigers made state, but lost to Latta in the state quarterfinals. Thanks to the duo of Taggart Lockhart and Jordan EagleRoad, Talihina’s boys won state in 2011, capping a run of four straight seasons making state.

March 4th

Several area schools closed Thursday

March 4, 2015

UPDATE AS OF 10 P.M. WEDNESDAY: all public schools in LeFlore County closed tomorrow.

The LeFlore County Emergency Management has reported several school closings for Thursday, March 5.

The schools closed for tomorrow are the following:

Arkoma
Bokoshe
Cameron
Fanshawe
Howe
Hodgen
Heavener
Monroe
Panama
Pocola
Poteau
Shady Point
Spiro
Talihina
Whitesboro
Wister

The LeFlore County Courthouse and nonessential services also will be closed Thursday as well as the Poteau Chamber of Commerce offices.

Former Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside players hoping to lead Lady Vikings to big dance; CASC women face NOC-Tonkawa Thursday night in Region II Tournament

March 4, 2015

Watching former Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside Lady Bears and current Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings Bria Caldwell, Courtney Flemming and Kilah Cummings, one can see why they all have been huge factors in the Lady Vikings achieving a 17-11 record and helped them go 11-7 in the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Lady Vikings will begin postseason play at 6 p.m. Thursday with a match-up with Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa in the Region II Tournament at St. Gregory's University in Shawnee.

Two indicted in Oklahoma for making a terrorist hoax

March 4, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal prosecutor says two people have been indicted in Oklahoma for making a terrorist hoax and conspiracy.

U.S. Attorney Sanford Coats says 19-year-old Israa Jafar Ali of Oklahoma City and 23-year-old Sajjad Hussein Al Fehaidah of Saudi Arabia were indicted on Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Oklahoma City.

UPDATE: Winter weather warning for LeFlore County

March 4, 2015

The following information is from the National Weather Service website:
Today [March 4] at 11:45 a.m.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...PUSHMATAHA...CHOCTAW...LE FLORE AND LATIMER. IN
ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* FREEZING RAIN HAS TRANSITIONED TO SLEET... WHICH IS BEGINNING
TO ACCUMULATE IN SOME AREAS.

* UP TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION AND A QUARTER INCH
OR LESS OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT.

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