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  • SAVE OUR HOSPITAL

    In 2013, more rural hospitals closed than in the prior 15 years combined. Recent hospital closures have occurred in…

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  • Pruitt praises Appeals Court…

    CapitolBeatOK

    Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Tuesday said the legal claims made in 2011 in Oklahoma's lawsuit…

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  • Senate Pro Tempore announces…

    Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman has chosen his appointees to the State Capitol Repair Expenditure Oversight…

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  • CHAMBER CHATTER

    By Melinda Ballantine

    Wasn't July 5th the greatest? I thought it was. Thank you to everyone who participated in our…

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  • Bone Marrow Donations Save…

    Rep. Shelton Knows Firsthand That Bone Marrow Donations Save Lives

    OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Mike Shelton helped…

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  • Poteau Police and Fire answer…

    At approximately 9:20 am Tuesday the Poteau Police along with the Poteau Fire department and LeFlore County EMS were…

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  • County Health Department…

    Oklahoma's hot summer days are on the way. The LeFlore County Health Department advises everyone to take precautions…

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  • Department of Defense…

    In its efforts to better understand suicide among all its components, the Department of Defense released its first…

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  • Attorney General Scott Pruitt…

    DC Circuit sides with private plaintiffs who made same claims as Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott…

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  • PROPERY OWNERS WANT…

    Poteau residents along Airport Road and Kelly Lane are wanting one property owner to clean up his rental property.

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  • Benefit / Auction for Heather…

    A benefit dinner for Greg and Heather Russell has been planned for Saturday July 26th from 2pm-4pm at the Bob Lee Kidd…

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  • Nashoba Youth Sponsor 3rd…

    The Oklahoma Slam Skateboarding for Autism Awareness will be held June 25-27 at Nashoba Skatepark in Heavener and the…

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  • Obama Calls for Cooperation…

    By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity

    WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 - The international community is outraged by…

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  • July Samples Determine Pecan…

    Submitted by Amber Reece

    Leflore County Extension

    Agriculture Educator

    Maintaining proper nutrition is vital to a…

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  • Governor Mary Fallin Issues…

    OKLAHOMA CITY – On July 18, 2014 - Governor Mary Fallin issued the following statement in response to a ruling from…

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Submitted by Amber Reece Leflore County Extension Agriculture Educator Maintaining proper nutrition is vital to a successful pecan orchard. A balance of proper nutritional levels…
Matt Littrell is a former Marine infantryman who is riding 2 mustangs from Camp Lejeune NC to Camp Pendleton CA to raise money for wounded…
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Recycling in LeFlore County

Advancing with Us Referral Networking meets every Wednesday at noon at Western Sizzlin in Poteau. Anyone is invited to attend to tell people about your…
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West Nile Virus Confirmed in Oklahoma

State Health Officials Urge Mosquito Bite Precautions   Submitted By Leslie Covey, LeFlore County Health Department The first case of West Nile virus (WNV) in…
LeFlore County District Attorney, Jeff Smith, said that his office received an anonymous tip that a body was somewhere at Lake Wister. Smith said that…
According to the affidavit filed in the District Court of LeFlore County July 11, 2014, Richard Roland Humphries was charged with Murder in the First…
Humphries Charged with 1st Degree Murder - 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
Anyone want to play volleyball or horse shoes Saturday?   There will be a volleyball and horse shoes tournament at Bethel Baptist in Wister.  …
By Air Force Senior Airman Rusty Frank, 52nd Fighter Wing SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany, July 10, 2014 - Some people hope that when they compete…
By Terri Moon Cronk, DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 - Having female officers serve on submarines increases the pool of capable…
Initiative petition seeks to put issue on statewide ballot   OKLAHOMA CITY (July 2, 2014) — The second initiative petition drive officially launched today seeking…

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  In 2013, more rural hospitals closed than in the ...
By Melinda Ballantine   Wasn't July 5th the ...
At approximately 9:20 am Tuesday the Poteau Police along ...
  Oklahoma's hot summer days are on the way. The ...
Poteau residents along Airport Road and Kelly Lane are ...
A benefit dinner for Greg and Heather Russell has been ...
The Oklahoma Slam Skateboarding for Autism Awareness will ...
Benefit for Heather Russell A benefit dinner for Greg ...
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Sports

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OU to face Wichita State in the first round of the NCAA ...
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 ...
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Business

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Combined beef, pork and poultry production for week ending ...
Oklahoma Women in Agriculture and Small Business Conference ...
The LeFlore County Historical Society is working on a great ...
Six month after the Dow hit 16,000 it now exceeded that by ...
The OK Foods processing plant in Heavener held a job fair ...
Advancing with Us Referral Networking meet every Wednesday ...
Poteau Main street is looking for vegetable vendors to ...
SPOT LIGHT BUSINESS OF THE MONTH - STRIKE A LOT LANES ...
  A Small Business Workshop entitled ...
The Dow Jones industrial set another closing record on ...
Tuesday afternoon, Cedar Creek Bunkhouse held their Ribbon ...
Karen Mills of Mark it Place Engraving is now open and ...
Many pet owners don't think about animal chiropractic when ...
What a difference a little color can make as Ron Bizzell, ...
Need your carpet clean? think you might need to get new ...
Markitplace Engraving is moving to Poteau to better serve ...
The Cherokee Nation has announced plans to build a much ...
Another Young business owner in Poteau Kreg Haney and ...
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 ...
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Obituaries

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Stephen Lanier Hensley was born on October 20, 1930 in ...
Amanda Dawn Potter, 39, of Panama, OK passed away Saturday, ...
Frances (Ellis) Gibson, 98, of Wister, passed away on ...
Virginia Louise Wade Tomlinson, 75, of Panama, OK went to ...
Wanda Jean Reading of Heavener, Oklahoma was born February ...
Veda Pearl (Oglesby) Davis, 82, of Poteau, OK passed away ...
Kenneth E. Ramsey,83, of Howe passed awasy on Thursday July ...
Grady Eugene "Dick" Aary, 88, of Flower Hill, OK passed ...
Bennie Charlene Smith-Dawson of Spiro, Oklahoma was born on ...
Phyllis Sue Newnam, 64, of Poteau, OK passed away Friday, ...
Randy Dewayne Shelton, 54, of Monroe, OK passed away ...
Danny Salinas of Spiro, Oklahoma was born on May 26, 1960 ...
Shirley Ruth Hope of Bokoshe, Oklahoma was born on December ...
Clarence "C.W." Harris of Spiro, Oklahoma was born on May ...
Lucky Brand, 62, of Spiro, OK, passed away July 8, 2014, in ...
Clarence E. Meadows "Sonny Boy" of Spiro, Oklahoma was born ...
Wyatt Steven Ray Edwards, infant son of Candice (Hendrix) ...
Edward Henry Cobb, 71, of Poteau, OK passed away Saturday, ...
Doris Pat "Doe" McBride, 71, of Heavener passed away July ...
Donnie Lee Fryhover, 64, of Monroe, OK. entered into rest ...
Roy Uhel Tankersley, 77, of Cameron, OK passed away ...
Grace R. Huss, 91, of Poteau, OK passed away Thursday, July ...
Jenna Brooke Good-Lopez of Stigler, OK was born July 8, ...
Patsy Jean Gilstrap, 83, of Poteau, OK went to be with the ...
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Lifestyles

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Submitted by Toni Hopper, PR & Marketing Coordinator ...
  July 16, 2014 - Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd ...
Several women and teens gathered at the Donald W. Reynolds ...
A Supermoon is full and bright and closer to the earth ...
Poteau Chamber of Commerce, Poteau Round-up Club Presents ...
For rodeo cowboy balladeer Armond Duck Chief, wrestling ...
A service of the Oklahoma Wildlife Department   ...
From TravelOk.com Oklahoma City offers many things for ...
Poteau author Robert Shearon has released his second book, ...
  Two hundred thirty-nine years ago the Continental ...
The time has come for Poteau High School Class of 1994 to ...
Tracy Winchell, Communications Manager, City of Fort Smith ...
From memorable classics to buzz-worthy award winners, This ...
Do you need to do some weed control around your yard? ...
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a ...
From the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery The Saturday $221 ...
Veterans from several nations board the train on their way ...
Submitted by: Shawna Hudspeth, Extension Educator, 4-H ...
Jackie R. Turner of North Little Rock bought a "Lucky ...
Talimena Nation Scenic Byway, Oklahoma/Arkansas – The ...
As couples cope with the stress and struggles of planning a ...
American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 - ...
Tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday weekend ...
Republic of Korea navy Capt. Yong Mo Yang, defense attache ...
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Benefit for Heather Russell
Sat Jul 26 @ 2:00PM - 05:00PM
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Beer & Chicken Band in Concert
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Jay Faulkner Band
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