Sales taxes were up in eight out of 15 LeFlore County communities in the latest report by the Oklahoma Tax Commission.
Overall, the total was up $16,286.62 from $654,175.59 in November of 2015 to $670,462.21 in November of 2016.
Pocola received the largest increase, going from $48,367.34 last year to $67,963.06 thanks …
Candidates for the board of education in 17 LeFlore County school districts will file their declarations of candidacy starting at 8 a.m. on Monday and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday, according to LeFlore County election board secretary Sharon Steele.
Steele said the official filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Dec. 7. …
FANSHAWE—Funeral services for Margaret Ella Herrington Free, 89, of Fanshawe are Monday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Sally McGowen and Scott Martin officiating.
Interment will follow in the Fanshawe Cemetery, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
She passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 …
OKLAHOMA CITY–The State Board of Education (SBE) today approved the release of 2016 A-F Report Cards for all public schools in Oklahoma. They are available at http://afreportcards.ok.gov.
Here are the grades for all LeFlore County schools:
Arkoma Elementary C-
Arkoma Junior High C+
Arkoma High School B-
Bokoshe Elementary F
Bokoshe Junior High C
Bokoshe High School …
OKLAHOMA CITY—Top-ranked Chandler advanced to Friday’s semifinals with a 6-0 win over Heavener in the 3A state fast-pitch softball tournament on Friday.
Chandler improved to 35-4 with the win while Heavener saw its 11-game winning streak snapped as the Lady Wolves finish 29-13.
Chandler plays the Davis/Washington winner on Friday at 11 …
LeFlore County cities and the county saw a large drop in sales taxes in the latest report by the Oklahoma Tax Commission compared to the same month last year.
Seven cities saw an increase while seven towns had less sales tax than a year ago, but overall, the cities saw a …
POTEAU—Pocola and Wister moved into the winner’s bracket finals of the junior high fast-pitch softball LeFlore County Tournament with wins on Wednesday.
junior high lct bracket after wednesday
The winner of Thursday’s game at 5 p.m. moves into the championship game at 7:30 p.m. with the “if” game set for 8:30 …
POTEAU—Three of the top four seeds in the junior high fast-pitch softball LeFlore County Tournament advanced to Wednesday’s winner’s bracket semifinals.
Top-seeded Pocola, second-seeded Howe and No. 3 Wister advanced to the winner’s bracket semifinals. Fourth-seeded Poteau was knocked into the loser’s bracket by Whitesboro, 3-2, in a second-round game …
Brackets have been released for the 2016 junior high LeFlore County Tournament for fast-pitch softball.
The tournament starts Tuesday. Pocola was the top seed, Howe was second, Wister third and Poteau fourth.
All four teams got a bye for the first …
By CRAIG HALL
Sales tax revenue was down in nine of the 14 towns in LeFlore County in the latest report by the Oklahoma Tax Commission.
The county’s sales tax went down $15270.43 from August of 2015.
The full report for all of Oklahoma cities and counties can be seen HERE.
Pocola showed …