The Heavener city council approved placing a change to the city charter on the municipal election for April 7 in a special meeting on Monday.
By a 3-2 vote, the council approved allowing the voters to decide whether the city council will have more control over hiring and firing of employees.
POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners agreed on a lease-purchase to get three new motor graders at their weekly business meeting on Monday.
The commissioners are trading in three older motor graders for the three new motor graders.
On the first two, they will be traded in and receive $136,000 for one and $125,000 …
POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners will hold a regular business meeting on 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 city of Heavener will hold a special scheduled meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. at the city hall at 103 E. Ave.B.
The agenda consists of the following:
1. Discussion, consider and take action on proposed charger change
2. Discussion, consider and take action on needed budget amendments
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The Heavener city council approved code violations for several properties on Thursday night, discussed animal control problems and a possible change to the city’s charter.
The council approved code violations for the following properties for failure to keep the yard mowed: 707 W 2nd, 502 W Ave. G, 805 …
Agenda for Heavener city council meeting
Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at Heavener City Hall
Approval of minutes of previous meeting.
Approval of purchase orders presented for payment
Consider and take action on code violation for Robert C. Smith on property at 707 West 2nd for rank grass and weeds.
Consider and take action on …
By CRAIG HALL
POTEAU—James Lockhart was voted in as state representative for District 3 in LeFlore County over Traci Barnes in the general election on Tuesday.
Lockhart was voted in for the third time by a county of 4,146 (56.78 percent) to 3,156 (43.22) for Barnes.
“I am humbled and honored to be …
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a freeze warning for Friday night through Saturday morning.
The effect is from 11 p.m. on Friday through 10 a.m. on Saturday. The warning is for LeFlore, Okfuskee, Pittsburg, Sequoyah, McIntosh, Latimer and Haskell counties in Oklahoma. In Arkansas, the counties are Crawford, …
Unemployment rates dropped in 57 of 77 counties in the September report of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commissioner.
The news was good for LeFlore County as the unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent. The county had the seventh highest unemployment rate in the state, but the percentage dropped from …
POTEAU—Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 4 for the general election. LeFlore County election board secretary offered voters tips on how to make their votes count.
Steele said a valid ballot marking, a filled-in box (in either blue of black ballpoint ink) is important. If …