OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Some Oklahoma lawmakers are seeking to make a permanent exception to the state’s requirement for third-grade students to be reading proficient before moving on to the next grade.
Oklahoma’s Reading Sufficiency Act currently requires students in the third grade to score proficient on the state reading test …
The Heavener Utilities Authority will meet in a special meeting and the Heavener City Council will meet in a regular meeting Thursday starting at 6 p.m.
The meetings will be held at the Heavener City Hall at 103 East Ave. B.
Here are the agendas:
CALL TO ORDER – Chairman
ROLL CALL – Clerk
The unemployment rate in 64 of Oklahoma’s 77 counties, including LeFlore County, was higher in December than it was a year ago, according to the latest report by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
The full report can be seen HERE.
LeFlore County’s …
By CRAIG HALL
The public meeting to discuss the proposed street racing drew a large crowd to Heavener’s PAC Tuesday night.
The crowd showed up to discuss the proposed race course on Old Highway 59. Most of the people who came to talk and discuss why that was not a good location, …
POTEAU–The Board of County Commissioners of LeFlore County met in a regular business
meeting on Monday with Chairman Lance Smith presiding. Also present were Vice-Chair Derwin Gist, Member Cebern Scott and County Clerk Kelli Ford.
The following action was taken by the board:
(1.) Smith called meeting to order.
(2.) Motion was made by …
Continual growth in the number of U.S. oil rigs and the increased drilling it implies are raising expectations for a climb in domestic oil production. Additionally, increased U.S. crude oil production coupled with lower driving demand has kept downward pressure on average prices at the pump. The nationwide average has …
Candidates for municipal office in 12 LeFlore County municipalities may file declarations of candidacy starting at 8 a.m. on Monday.i
Sharon Steele, secretary of the county election board, said the filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Feb. 8.
Declarations of candidacy will be accepted at the county election board office for …
By CODY SMITH
Heavener City Manager
The Heavener Utilities Authority (HUA) has made a few changes regarding our customer’s water, sewer and trash services billed each month starting with February 2017.
We are happy to announce that rates aren’t changing at this time. One noticeable change you will see is on the back …
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.) * PURCHASE ORDERS.
(4.) * BONDS.
(5.) * MONTHLY FEE REPORTS.
(6.) * TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS.
(7.) * BLANKET PURCHASE ORDERS.
By The Associated Press
President Donald Trump’s travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations entry into the U.S. has sparked protests around the country Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
A look at what is happening:
At Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, about 3,000 protesters holding signs and chanting “no hatred, no fear, …