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  • Whiskey Myers comes to Poteau

    The Donald W Reynolds Center and the Poteau Chamber of Commerce have Whiskey Myers tickets on sale.

    Whiskey Myers…

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  • Can you spell Sarcophagus?

    If you can spell sarcophagus then maybe you need to come out to the Patrick Lynch Library for the 16th Annual Literacy…

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  • "Lookin Late" Big Foot…

    "Lookin Late"Big Foot Festival and Conference is scheduled for April 18 and 19th.

    The festival is held in the…

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  • Senate Passes Bill to Extend…

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill approved by the Oklahoma Senate today would extend the existence of the Oklahoma Indian…

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  • Having fun at the Mountain Gate Poker Run end stop.

    7th Annual Mountain Gate…

    Submitted by Vera Nelson

    Winners of April 12, 2014 Seventh Annual Mountain Gate Poker run was: First place winner of…

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  •  Madison Adams, Brooklyn Morris, Baylee Garner, Alex Castillo, Jenson Rogers, Breckin Castillo

    PUES STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

    The Poteau Upper Elementary School announces Students of the Week.

    April Character Trait:.FAIRNESS: Taking turns,…

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  • Pictured – Bill and Matt

    Orendorff Law Office…

    The Law Office of Orendorff & Orendorff is sponsoring a hole for the 12th Annual Cherokee Nation Casino/Carl Albert…

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  • Pictured are Candace Emerson, Cheryl Vann, and Paul Marshall. For more information or to pre-register for the scramble call 918-776-9242.

    State Farm Insurance…

    State Farm Insurance – Shannon Vann is a Hole Sponsor for the 12th Annual Cherokee Nation Casino/Carl Albert State…

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  • Senate Republicans re-elect…

    The Senate Republican caucus has voted unanimously to re-elect Pro Tem Brian Bingman to another term. Monday's caucus…

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  • Alma Spinach Festival starts…

    26th Annual Alma Spinach Festival is scheduled for Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, in Alma Arkansas.

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  • There was much improvement through this year.

    Poteau Spirit Center Compete

    The Poteau Spirit Center in Poteau attended a gymnastic meet Sat April 12th in Claremore, Ok.

    "We had 2 new gymnasts…

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  • Sen. Ron Justice presents Senate Resolution 69 Monday recognizing the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry’s Investigative Services Division (Pictured L-R: Auditor Jeff Scott, Special Agents Eddie Davenport, Paul Cornett, Michael Hooper and Donnie Crain, Chief Agent Jerry Flowers and Special Agents Eddie Virden, Dusty Goforth, Terry Gragg, Ricky Rushing and Patrick Blake.

    Senate honors ODAFF's…

    OKLAHOMA CITY – On Monday, the Senate honored the work and dedication of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture,…

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  • Poteau Art Students…

    Poteau High School art students attended a ceremony in Muskogee on Monday, honoring the 2014 winners of the…

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  • Tryouts for Carl Albert State…

    Tryouts for Carl Albert State College’s athletic teams are scheduled.

    Men’s basketball tryouts took place April…

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  • 10th Annual King David Poker…

    The Protectors Motorcycle group is sponsoring their 10th Annual King David Poker Run is scheduled for April 26, 2014.

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 23:13

Whiskey Myers comes to Poteau

  The Donald W Reynolds Center and the Poteau Chamber of Commerce have Whiskey Myers tickets on sale.   Whiskey Myers will be performing an…
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:04

PUES STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

The Poteau Upper Elementary School announces Students of the Week.   April Character Trait:.FAIRNESS: Taking turns, sharing, and listening to what others have to say.…
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:17

Patsy Lee Johnson Obituary

Patsy Lee Johnson, 56, of Checotah, OK (formerly of Poteau) passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. Patsy was born in Poteau, OK on November 19,…
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Friday, 11 April 2014 21:54

Mentoring Benefits students

      Local Mentoring Programs Benefit Students Efforts Highlighted During National Volunteer Week OKLAHOMA CITY (April 10, 2014) – This week marks National Volunteer…
Friday, 11 April 2014 03:49

Grass fire creates havoc for motorist

            The Poteau Fire Department were called to a grass fire around 1:30 pm on Friday. The fire is just off Highway 59…
Thursday, 10 April 2014 17:28

Treble Choir in Concert this weekend

The award-winning Treble Choir of Cavanal Chorale will be performing a concert series entitled "Pure Imagination" this weekend on Saturday, April 12 at 7:00 PM…
    Heavener Pre-K pre-enrollment for 3 and 4 year olds will be Thursday April 10 from 3-6 and Friday April 11 from 8-6 at…
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 06:00

TRASH OFF POSTER WINNERS 2014

Poteau OK - Winners of the Trash Off Poster Contest were announced Tuesday evening at a reception in their honor at The Donald W Reynolds…
12th Annual Carl Albert State College Sculpture Competition Spring Art Exhibit - April 11 to April 25 The Carl Albert State College art department hosted…
SGA Speaker's Board hosts NFL quarterback at Gallagher-Iba Arena Stillwater OK- Five-time NFL Award winner and Super Bowl-winning quarterback Peyton Manning will visit Oklahoma State…

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  The Donald W Reynolds Center and the Poteau ...
If you can spell sarcophagus then maybe you need to come ...
  "Lookin Late"Big Foot Festival and Conference is ...
The Poteau Upper Elementary School announces Students of ...
The Law Office of Orendorff & Orendorff is sponsoring a ...
State Farm Insurance – Shannon Vann is a Hole Sponsor for ...
The Poteau Spirit Center in Poteau attended a gymnastic ...
Poteau High School art students attended a ceremony in ...
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Courtesy ORU Media Relations TULSA, Okla. – A big day at ...
  SALISBURY, N.C. – The voice of the Oklahoma State ...
Gil Cloud, Shelbie Allison Glover, Micah Lomas, Alli Toomer ...
"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." ...
TULSA, Okla.-As part of its continuing community outreach, ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Razorback Athletics has an annual ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas gymnastics team is ...
Alford, Meade and Miller join staff, other personnel ...
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Business

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Main Street Matters held their annual Banquet on Thursday ...
By Vera Nelson Talihina Chamber of Commerce Board ...
The Poteau Chamber of Commerce welcomed Special Occasion ...
  Imagine being at work and you suddenly fall over ...
By Vera Nelson   Klancy Walker, Branch Manager ...
The theme was Poteauoply. Enjoy the pics The Poteau ...
  STILLWATER, OK – This year marks the 100th ...
OKLAHOMA CITY – On Tuesday, the Senate approved legislation ...
Melinda Ballantine   Thank you! Thank you! Thank ...
  Wind damage back on August 8, 2013, blew down the ...
 By Vera Nelson Larry Loomis and Rick Rimer, ...
American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 ...
STILLWATER, OK – The Oklahoma State Department of Health ...
The Poteau Chamber of Commerce hosted an Open House and ...
  OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill that would help counties ...
The Dow Jones closed down at 326 points on Monday February ...
SAN ANTONIO -- Maj. Gen. Todd Semonite has a passion for ...
STILLWATER, OK -  The Wes Watkins Center for ...
  Owner Mike Massy has been in Poteau for three ...
The Poteau Chamber of Commerce welcomes Heidi Ramirez of ...
Welcome Poteau Family Fitness to the Poteau Chamber of ...
  Studies have found that quality-of-life (QOL) ...
The Poteau Chamber of Commerce welcomes its newest member ...
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Obituaries

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Betty "Deaton" Nichols, 80, of Poteau, OK passed away ...
Barbara Valentine Montgomery, 43, of Red Oak, OK passed ...
Patsy Lee Johnson, 56, of Checotah, OK (formerly of Poteau) ...
  Buford C. Armstrong, 88, of Ft. Smith, AR passed ...
Betty Lou (Perry) Mitchell of Arkoma, Oklahoma was born ...
Marshall Wayne Needham, 47, of Pocola, OK passed away ...
Joshua Lee Luecking of Indianapolis, Indiana and formerly ...
Dylan Andrew Potter, 19, of Wister, OK passed away ...
Cynthia Ann Fesperman of Bokoshe, Oklahoma was born August ...
Elizabeth "Libby" Lafferty of Panama was born August 10, ...
Dr. Robert "Bob" Fields, 60, of Wister, OK, passed away ...
Dorthy Faye Moore, 85, of Panama, OK passed away Thursday, ...
Charlotte "Diane" Frizzell, 59 of Howe, OK passed away ...
Kenneth "Scott" Sisco, 49, of Poteau, OK (formerly of ...
Eugenia Yoder, 20, of Heavener, OK, passed away April 1, ...
Patricia Roberta "Tommie" Ragland, 89, of Poteau, OK passed ...
Barbara Helen Nichols, 61, of Poteau, OK passed away ...
Junior Sebo of Spiro, Oklahoma was born July 25, 1922, in ...
Willis "Chuck" Armstrong, 82, of Muskogee, OK (formerly of ...
Eldon Eugene Maxwell, 65, of Bokoshe, OK passed away ...
Gwendolyn " Gwin" Maggi, 89, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed ...
Doris Moore, 81, of Poteau, OK, passed away March 19, 2014, ...
Nina B. Smith, 86, of Poteau, OK passed away Saturday, ...
Glenn H. Dollar, 81, of Cameron, OK passed away Sunday ...
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Lifestyles

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  The Carl Albert State College New Horizon Show ...
  From the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery ...
The award-winning Treble Choir of Cavanal Chorale will be ...
SGA Speaker's Board hosts NFL quarterback at Gallagher-Iba ...
The Saturday's $70 Million Powerball® Jackpot had no top ...
The East Oklahoma K9 Search and Rescue Team is a nonprofit ...
Nine Carl Albert State College students will compete for ...
By Claudette Roulo, American Forces Press Service ...
Come take a spin on the Ferris wheel. The Park at West End ...
American Forces Press ServiceBy Jim GaramoneWASHINGTON, ...
Children grow and develop their personalities in various ...
Don't Drink the Water by Woody Allen is set to hit the ...
The Donald W Reynolds Center and the Poteau Chamber of ...
From a U.S. 7th Fleet News Release PHILIPPINE SEA, Mar. ...
Go carts, for wheelers, gators and other ATV's are fun to ...
Go carts, for wheelers, gators and other ATV's are fun to ...
Spring is a great time to enjoy the great outdoors. Warmer ...
Moe Bandy will be performing at the Donald W Reynolds ...
By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. American ...
The warmer weather means that spring will soon be here. As ...
By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. American ...
By Lauren Peck   This past weekend, just under ...
All music lovers in Leflore County and the River Valley are ...
By Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Michelle Gonzalez ...
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Paige it Forward Run for Fun 5K
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Poteau Trash Off Day
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HAPPY EASTER
Sun Apr 20 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
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An Evening at the Gallery
Sat Apr 26 @ 4:00PM - 08:00PM
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OZARK REGIONAL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVALS
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Cardboard Boat Race and 5K Run
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OZARK REGIONAL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVALS
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