February 27th, 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.
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.
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.:
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonightâ€¨A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
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
Editor's note: Snow canceled all of Friday's playoff games. The new schedule is listed below Thursday's scores.
Class 4A Regional Tournament
At Fort Gibson
Fort Gibson 89, Poteau 36
Sallisaw 82, Poteau 32 (Poteau eliminated)
Class 3A Regional Tournament
Spiro 68, Hartshorne 47
Salina 66, Heavener 58 (Heavener eliminated)
Spiro 50, Heavener 44
Class 2A Regional Tournaments
Talihina 61, Howe 33
Crowder 61, Panama 47 (Panama eliminated)
Howe 60, Pocola 24
Panama 30, Crowder 20
Little did Cameron High School senior baseball pitcher Samuel Humphries know when he pitched in last fall's Carl Albert State College Baseball Classic at Ival Goodman Field that he would soon be calling that facility home.
Humphries signed a letter of intent with CASC on Thursday morning in a signing ceremony at the high school.
OKLAHOMA CITY â€“ A measure that would create Rural Opportunity Zones in counties across the state was approved by the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
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.
Whitesboro senior basketball player Mariah Frederick, who also plays softball for the Lady Bulldogs, is lucky to be playing athletics â€” period.
About a year and a half ago, Frederick was in a serious automobile accident that almost claimed her life.
This season, the Lady Bulldogs are 16-11 and find themselves three wins from the programâ€™s first-ever trip to the Class B State Tournament.
The first of those three games comes up at 1:30 this afternoon with a third meeting with the Bokoshe Lady Tigers in the consolation quarterfinals of the Class B Area Tournament.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. â€” The first tournament of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive Tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off March 5-8 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Mercury. Put on by Experience Kissimmee and the Osceola County Department of Tourism, the tournament will feature 154 of the worldâ€™s best bass-fishing professionals and co-anglers casting for top awards of up to $125,000 cash in the pro division and up to $25,000 cash in the co-angler division.