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:
By JILL LAWLESS and GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended Monday night, killing 22 people among a panicked crowd of young concertgoers, some still wearing the star’s trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons as they fled.
TALIHINA – Shovels turned on Sept. 27 last year breaking ground for a new Choctaw Nation Community Center in Talihina. On Thursday, ribbon was cut opening the new facility. An estimated 200 Choctaw Nation leaders, tribal elders, Talihina officials and residents were on hand for the ceremony….
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin announced Monday that two Oklahoma counties may now receive disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a result of the severe weather that occurred April 28 through May 2.
The designation provides SBA low-interest disaster loans for homeowners and business owners in Cherokee …
POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners will meet in a regular business meeting Monday at 9 a.m. in the office of the board of county commissioners.
(1.) * CALL TO ORDER.
(2.) * MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S).
(3.) * PAYROLL/CLAIMS.
(4.) * BONDS.
(5.) * MONTHLY FEE REPORTS.
(6.) * TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS.
(7.) * BLANKET PURCHASE ORDERS.
(8.) * …
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press
Budget negotiations between Oklahoma lawmakers meeting for a rare weekend session appeared to collapse again Saturday, derailing efforts to close a nearly $880 million budget shortfall.
Legislators are bound by the state’s constitution to pass any revenue-raising measures by Sunday or be forced to call a special …
TULSA (AP) — Forecasters say a band of thunderstorms packing dangerous lightning, large hail and damaging winds are moving out of Texas and into Oklahoma and Arkansas.
The National Weather Service says the potentially severe storms are expected to travel Saturday through far eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. Flash flood warnings …
MOORE (AP) — Schools in Oklahoma are canceling some activities with severe weather forecast during the afternoon and evening hours Thursday and Will Rogers World Airport officials are warning of flight delays and cancellations because of the weather.
In Moore, where seven children were killed when a deadly tornado struck the …
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — A former U.S. Navy veteran who appeared intoxicated drove his car the wrong way up a Times Square street Thursday and plowed into pedestrians on the sidewalk, killing a teenager and injuring 22 other people, authorities and witnesses said. The driver was taken …
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 …