State Bill 860 would cut an additional $17.7 million in state aid for schools.
Sen. Mark Allen voted for the bill while Sen. Joseph Silk voted against it.
Here is the projected state aid reduction from fiscal year 2017 breakdown by school districts in LeFlore County:
POTEAU–Carl Albert State College has released the President’s Honor Roll. Students listed maintained a 4.0 GPA during the 2017 spring semester.
The following is a list of students from LeFlore County.
Cameron—Darby L. Duncan
Heavener—Lily R. Friedl, Jessica R. McGee, Shae L. Newcomer, Ali J. Paxton, Nancy A. Templeton….
POTEAU–Carl Albert State College has released the Vice President’s Honor Roll for the 2017 spring semester.
This includes LeFlore County students with a 3.00 – 3.99 GPA.
Arkoma—Sarah J. Alverson, Kylee S. Cusick.
Bokoshe—Buddy R. Bell, Brittnie D. Brassfield, Tara R. Dees, Brooklyn K. Gebhardt, Kelseigh N. Hopson, Shawneanna M. Nelson, Wilbur L. …
STILLWATER–The Panama Special Olympics Team recently attended the Oklahoma Special Olympics State Games in Stillwater. Five athletes competed and brought home two gold medals a silver, and a pair ribbons.
This was the first team under new coach Jennifer Toney.
The competition was held May 17-19 on the campus of Oklahoma State …
POTEAU—The 2017 LeFlore County all-star basketball games are Tuesday at Carl Albert State College.
The girls play at 6:30 p.m. with the boys tipping off at 8 p.m.
Here are the projected rosters:
Cheyenne Crase, Bokoshe
Dakotha Battice, Cameron
Skylar Bell, Panama
McKenzie Harper, Panama
Ben Klutts of Poteau and Tristan Thompson of Panama were selected to play in the Oklahoma Coaches Association all-state baseball games.
Klutts was named to the large east as a designated hitter while Thompson will play for the small east as an outfielder.
The all-state games are July 25 at J.L. Johnson …
PANAMA–Funeral services for Sandra Davlin-Simpson, 64, of Panama are Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Arkoma First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Roger Myers officiating.
Interment will follow at the New Hope Cemetery, under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home.
KEOTA—A Panama man was injured in an auto accident on Highway 9 near Keota on Wednesday at around 11 p.m.
Phillip Harris, 68, of Panama was driving a 2008 Dodge truck when he attempted to pass a dump truck driven by Michael Coble of Keota.
Coble attempted to turn left into a …
PANAMA—Graveside services for Richard “Spud” Poteet, 70, of, Panama are Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Royal Oak Cemetery in Poker Bend.
Services are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home.
He passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, in Fort Smith, Ark. and was born June 26, 1946 in Lodi, Calif. …
PANAMA–The Pervasive Parenting Center (PPC) has teamed up with the Panama Police Department to spread autism awareness.
The town of Panama recently purchased a new vehicle. The puzzle pieces on the back of one of the SUVs, along with the words “Autism Awareness” was recently unveiled to the public.
PPC has been …