The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. on Tuesday.
The watch covers LeFlore, Haskell, Latimer, McIntosh and Pittsburg counties in southeastern Oklahoma. In northeastern Oklahoma, the counties are Adair, Craig, Deleware, Mayes, Ottawa, Rogers and Wagoner.
The watch also covers Cherokee, Muskogee and Sequoyah in east …
Three people were sent to hospitals after a fire at the OK Feed Plant in Heavener on Monday night.
Two of the injured people were lifeflighted to a Tulsa hospital while a third was taken to a Fort Smith hospital.
The accident happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. Workers were welding in a …
Unemployment went up for 76 of the 77 counties in Oklahoma for January in a report by the Oklahoma Unemployment Security Commission.
Only Cimarron County, which showed no change, did not show an increase in unemployment for the month.
January report for all of Oklahoma
LeFlore County came in 13th for the …
The Heavener Utilities Authority and Heavener City Council will meet on Thursday beginning at 6 p.m.
The meetings will be held at the Heavener City Hall located at 103 East Ave. B.
Here are the agendas:
1. Approval of minutes of previous meeting.
2. Approval of purchase orders presented for payment of claim.
3. Discussion …
POTEAU—LeFlore County voters who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 7 regular municipal elections should apply now, according to county election board secretary Sharon Steele.
Although the county election board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. on April 1, Steele urged voters who …
POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners will hold a regular business meeting for 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.) * PURCHASE ORDERS.
(4.) * BONDS.
(5.) * MONTHLY FEE REPORTS.
(6.) * TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS.
(7.) * BLANKET PURCHASE ORDERS.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Poteau River near Panama.
The warning is from Saturday evening to late Sunday night, or until the warning is cancelled. Minor flooding is expected.
As of 1:30 p.m. on Friday, the stage was 18.05 feet with the flood stage at 29.0 …
By CRAIG HALL
Lee Morris was selected as the president of the Heavener school board during the monthly meeting on Monday night.
Morris was previously serving in the same position with the board. Danny Yandell was selected as the vice president of the board while Jason Tiffee was tabbed as the clerk.
Vandals struck the Heavener Public Library over the weekend, destroying the bench on the east side of the building.
Representatives from the Heavener Police Department were not aware of the damage since they had not been contacted about the damage.
The large bench was flatted by the vandalism and a crude picture …
By CRAIG HALL
Heavener city judge Douglas W. Schmuck has submitted his resignation effective immediately.
Schmuck’s resignation has left Heavener without a judge and will cause the scheduled court night on Tuesday to be postponed while the city looks for a replacement.
His resignation letter to Heavener city manager Larry Jones reads as …