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  1. Flooding deaths prompt water safety warnings in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | NewsOK.com

    ... dangers. Callee Donaho's daughter Eden, now 3, plays with her grandfather Dennis "Dink" Donaho on Easter in 2012 in Wister. Dennis Donaho, 60, was swept away by floodwaters May 11. Photo provided Photo Provided - Photo Provided But what Donaho said ...

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  2. Highway closures due to floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... 131 is closed six miles west of US 69. LeFlore County US-270 is closed just south of the junction with US-271 between Wister and Heavener due to flooding at Wister Lake. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. Kiowa ...

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  3. Rain Ending, Cooler Temps, More Rain Returns To Oklahoma This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... Department of Transportation says Highway 82 from Talihina to Bengal is closed and Highway 270 remains closed between Wister and Heavener because of high water. Crone says eastern Oklahoma will see temperatures in the lower 70s as a cool front ...

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  4. Oklahoma highways officials warn of high waterRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | KAUZ

    In LeFlore County, U.S. 270 is closed south of its junction with U.S. 271 between Wister and Heavener.

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  5. Fishing for fun in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | NewsOK.com

    ... year and specifically targets crappie. "I fish four different lakes. I fish Eufaula, Tenkiller, Fort Gibson and Lake Wister. They're all four different lakes and they all fish differently, and different techniques work on each lake. They keep me ...

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  6. State of Emergency Declared in Leflore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 4029TV.com

    ... COUNTY AND SHOWS US SOME OF THE DAMAGE LEFT BEHIND BY RECENT SEVERE WEATHER. JONATHAN: FROM FLOODED LEISURE AREAS AT WISTER LAKE AND RIVERS LIKE THE POTEAU RIVER, TO WASHED OUT ROADS NEAR THE POTEAU RIVER BRIDGE. IT WAS TERRIBLE. JONATHAN: FLOOD ...

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  7. Leflore and Sequoyah counties part of statewide emergency listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 4029TV.com

    ... the weekend's heavy rain. Severe thunderstorms moved into the area on Sunday night. In Leflore County, US-270 between Wister and Heavener remains closed due to flooding at Wister Lake. Traffic is being detoured to Poteau and Heavener. From flooded ...

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  8. OSSAA postpones slowpitch softball state tournaments a third timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NewsOK.com

    Tushka celebrates after beating Wister in the Class 3A slow pitch softball state championship in Shawnee, Okla., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman It's a different day, but the same result for the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association and the slowpitch softball state tournaments.

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  9. Don't forget to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Municipal elections will be decided today [April 7] in several towns. Polls will be open until 7 p.m. Races include: Poteau Mayor, Poteau Street Commissioner, Poteau City Council - two seats; Talihina, Heavener, Wister, Cameron, Spiro, Panama, Pocola, Shady Point, Arkoma and Howe board of trustee seats. 1 comment

  10. County agendas from upcoming meetingsRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    ... (8.) * OLD BUSINESS. (9.) * CURRENT BRIDGE AND ROAD PROJECTS. D#2 CIRB-140D(160)RB, JOB 25096(04) CASTON CREEK W. OF WISTER D#2 CIRB-140D(161)RB, JOB 25097(04) BRAZIL CREEK S. OF SH 31 D#2 BRO-140D(204)CI, JOB 27372(04) LOCAL ID 160 RED OAK CREEK N. ...

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  11. New travel guide is available for Oklahoma adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... and more. When in the vicinity of the Ouachita National Forest and Winding Stair Mountain, one must visit Lake Wister State Park, the place that's considered the gateway to that incredible region. This is a stunningly beautiful area of our state. ...

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  12. Congratulations to Luman-Barnes on their engagementRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Krista and Shayne Liles of Poteau and Wayne Luman of Wister. She is the granddaughter of Mike and Denise Russell of Poteau and Harril Luman of Wister.

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  13. Upcoming events, Dec. 9Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    ... LeFlore County Emergency Management, (918) 635-3600 or cst@lcem. us. - Lights on the Island on Quarry Island at Wister Lake State Park will blaze through Dec. 25. The display is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night with Santa attending the display Dec. ...

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  14. Archaeology update slated for Tuesday meetingRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    The Poteau Valley Improvement Authority will meet Tuesday [Dec. 2] at 7 p.m. at Poteau City Hall. The members will receive an archaeology update of Wister Lake by Ken Shingeton with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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  15. 2015 Miss Southeast Oklahoma crownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... of Ada. Runners-up to the Miss Southeast Oklahoma title were: Kristin Hanson, Durant, first runner-up; Brittney Free, Wister, second runner-up; Anna Marie Rowell, McAlester, third runner-up and Sierra Tims, Wright City, fourth runner-up. Runner-ups ...

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  16. Two Hospitalized After Being Hit by Truck in LeFlore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the accident happened after a Dodge truck hit two people walking on East Quarry Island Road near Wister Saturday night around 7 p.m. Tammie King, 25, from Bokoshe, was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith to be treated for both head and leg injuries, authorities said. King was walking with a 12-year-old girl at the time of the accident.

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