News

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from Friday at 1 p.m. until Sunday at 7 a.m. for portions of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas, including LeFlore County.

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.

POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners met in a regular business meeting Monday with chairman Lance Smith presiding.

Sports

KONAWA—Howe swept Konawa in fast pitch softball Thursday to clinch the 2A-7 district championship.

LeFLORE—LeFlore’s girls won all three games to take a Class B district fast pitch softball tournament Thursday.

WHITESBORO—Whitesboro swept its Class B

HEAVENER—Eufaula jumped to a big lead early and coasted to a 31-7 win over Heavener in the 2A-6 opener for both teams Thursday.

Columns

This week as we remember the unthinkable attacks of terrorism 17 years ago, national security is on all of our minds.  Often, national security is thought of as the need to protect Americans from e

Since we lived a long way from our mail box at Haw Creek, we couldn’t check our mail every day. There was nothing easy about our retrieving the mail.

In September, 1940, I was six years old and ready to begin the first grade. We did not have kindergarten at that time.

Oklahoma’s families should be able to keep their lights on at a cost they can afford. As innovation drives how we produce energy from various sources, the most important piece to remember is that t

This August has been named National Shooting Sports Month, a time that the country can come together and celebrate all of the benefits we gain from these sports.  

Other Stories

LeFLORE—The LeFlore volunteer fire department is holding a pie supper and auction Oct. 13 at the LeFlore School old gym.

Today is Friday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2018.

It will be a wet one Friday with rainfall up an inch or more expe

A spaghetti dinner benefit will be held for James Jones on Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Heavener High School cafeteria.

Obituaries

POTEAU—Funeral services for Shirley Ray (Dennis) Koeninger, 68, of Poteau are Monday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.

PANAMA—Graveside services for Loree (Ashcraft) Darrough, 61, of Panama are Saturday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at Royal Oak Cemetery in Poker Bend with Rev. Bryan Fouts officiating.

SPIRO—Graveside services for Martha Sebo, 66, of Spiro are Thursday at 10 a.m. at the New Hope Cemetery in Spiro.

POTEAU—Funeral services for LaVena Mae Mills Sawyers, 80, of Poteau are Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Evans & Miller Funeral Home Chapel.

PANAMA—Funeral services for Lois Harper, 74, of Panama are Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Grace Manor Memorial Chapel in Poteau with Pastor Brant Toney officiating.

Photo Galleries

Photo gallery from Heavener's 3A district basketball tournament games at Spiro

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