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August 20th, 2012

This week's Spring Into Business Cash Mob site

August 20, 2012

The Corgill Family has been serving the Poteau area since May of 2005.
The family offers motorcycles, ATVs, side by side vehicles sales & service.
They also carry a full line of accessories, generators. Special orders on hard to find parts. Come see Jimmy, Phyllis, Joe or Bart. Drop in anytime for a cup of coffee or a cold bottle of water.

This Week's Cash Mob Deal:

10% Discount on Service.

All units purchased on August 22 will receive a FREE one time service valued at $65-$110 dollars.

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Florita Marie Lord

August 20, 2012

Florita Marie Lord, 66, of Heavener died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener with burial in Conser Cemetery, Hodgen.

Cheryl Lynn Janssen

August 20, 2012

Cheryl Lynn Janssen, 57, of Howe died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in Poteau. No services are planned. Online condolences may be left at the Dowden Funeral Home website, dowdenfh.com.

Sonny Davis

August 20, 2012

Sonny Davis, 90, of Talihina died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in Talihina.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Talihina High School Auditorium with Cecil Holcomb and Don Taylor officiating.  Burial will be in Old Town Cemetery, Tuskahoma, under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.

Two people arrested for child endangerment

August 20, 2012

Two people were arrested Saturday night after Wister Police Department reportedly discovered children living among garbage, animal feces and rotten food.
Jonathon Glover, 23, and Jennifer Ford, 27, both of Wister are being held in the LeFlore County Detention Center on charges of child endangerment, child neglect and trespassing.
According to the arrest report, police found two toddlers in need of medical attention and living in a home with animal feces, garbage and rotten food in the floors.

Precinct 304 gets new polling place

August 20, 2012

The polling place for LeFlore County Precinct 304 has changed, according to Election Board Secretary Phillip Zearley.
Beginning with the Aug. 28 primary runoff election, Precinct 304 voters will cast their ballots at the Octavia Baptist Church at 68623 Highway 259.
Residents previously voted at the Octavia Fire Department.

Progress continues at new health facility

August 20, 2012

The LeFlore County Public Buildings Authority met Monday morning and upon receipt of contract bonds and a certificate of insurance from Oakridge Builders gave the go-ahead to start the construction of a new health department in Poteau.
According to the job superintendent with ORB, the structural dirt work is progressing and they are waiting for geothermal results and engineering designs before the new geothermal environmental control system can by installed.
The facility is scheduled to be completed by June.

Yesterday revisited

August 20, 2012

Where were you then?
How you ever had those conversations that start with I remember exactly where I was . . .
We certainly have. In a new series that will run in the Tuesday edition of Poteau Daily News we will randomly select a story that ran in the paper sometime in the last 100 years and we will do an update.
For example where were you on October 14, 1999 when the brand new Poteau Police Department was officially dedicated? We want to tell you what has changed at the department since that day.

August 18th

Final day of Red Oak Eagle Classic rained out Saturday, tentatively rescheduled for Monday

August 18, 2012

The final day of the 2012 Red Oak Eagle Classic baseball tournament was rained out on Saturday.
The final three games, the consolation championship, third-place game and title game, have tentatively been rescheduled for Monday.
However, since the Wister Wildcats have a pair of Green Valley Conference games against Howe on Monday, the Classic's final three games may be rescheduled once more.
This story will be updated as news warrants.

UPDATED: Poteau girls knock off 6A's Tulsa Union, Edmond Santa Fe in Broken Arrow Tournament; Lady Pirates beat Haskell, Glenpool before rain washes out event

August 18, 2012

BROKEN ARROW — Two big wins against Class 6A school got the Poteau Lady Pirates off to a good start on the right track Friday in the Broken Arrow Tournament.
The Lady Pirates (8-0) remained unbeaten after victories of 4-1 against Tulsa Union and 1-0 over Edmond Santa Fe.
“I’m pretty proud of them,” said Misty Collins, Poteau's coach. “We’ve done well around our area, so it’s good to see them come up here and play with these bigger schools, too. We got to keep it up, though.”

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