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July 14th, 2014

Veda Pearl (Oglesby) Davis

July 14, 2014

Veda Pearl (Oglesby) Davis, 82, of Poteau died Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Poteau. Veda was born Nov. 22, 1931, in Hontubby to Jim and Offie (McKinney) Oglesby. She was an LPN. Veda was of the Baptist faith. Veda was a member of the Texas Association of Nurses and The Rebekahs. She was married to Boyce Dean Davis of Hontubby in Fresno, Calif., in 1947. They settled in Midland, Texas, in 1951 working and raising their family in Midland. Veda worked at Midland Memorial Hospital and managed a large apartment complex and a local retail store.

Grady Eugene “Dick” Aary

July 14, 2014

Grady Eugene “Dick” Aary

Poker tables back in play

July 14, 2014

POCOLA – Choctaw Casino Hotel in Pocola, Okla., is pleased to announce that poker will be returning to the casino today [July 14].

“We are so excited to be bringing poker back to the casino, and can’t wait to celebrate the return of this much loved game,” said Walter Allen, marketing and player development director at Choctaw Casino Hotel. “We know our guests are excited about this addition, and the Bad Beat promo will be a fun way to celebrate.”

Four poker tables, featuring No Limit Texas Hold’em, have been.

Pocola Board of Education to meet

July 14, 2014

The Pocola Board of Education will meet tonight [July 14] at 6:30 p.m. at the board of education room at 603 E. Pryor in Pocola.
Teacher salary and reinvesting of school funds are on the agenda.

Poteau School Board to discuss bus purchases

July 14, 2014

The Poteau Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. tonight [July 14] to discuss several items.
The purchase of buses for the upcoming school years as well as annual contracts and staff salaries also will be discussed.
The meeting will take place at the Superintendent building located at 100 Mockingbird Lane in Poteau.

Local resident has day named after her

July 14, 2014

Local resident Crystal Dawn Keeton has had a day named after her.

Oklahoma State Representative James Lockhart bestowed upon Crissy Keeton that she would have a day named after her in recognition of service to her community.

Keeton had a hand in the replacement of a torn American flag at the Feed Supplement Plant in Poteau. The flag had been damaged by storms.

Representative Lockhart wrote a proclamation that announced and recognized June 20, 2014 as Crystal D. Keeton Day.

Job Connect event slated for July 15

July 14, 2014

The Choctaw Nation will host a job connect event July 15 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Choctaw Nation Community Centers in Poteau and Spiro.

Review of allegations against State Trooper confirmed

July 14, 2014

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has confirmed a Trooper level review of allegations brought forth against State Trooper Daniel Martin.

A complaint alleged that Martin, during the first days of Cadet Lawmen academy, shared an inappropriate adult photo (not of himself) to another Trooper. The incident was reported to Academy staff. It was decided that since Trooper Martin's son was in attendance at the academy, it would be in best interest to release Trooper Martin from this special assignment.

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2014 OK Kids Prep Regional Opener

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Boomer Boomers

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