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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have agreed to take

Just hours after the nation's latest school shooting, the debate

OKLAHOMA CITY--The Oklahoma Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument on Professional Oklahoma Educators' Protest to Referendum Petition No. 25 for June 11 at 2 p.m. 

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The official tapped to lead Oklahoma's emba

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Texas student charged in the shooting

Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top o

As the days get warmer, fishing seems to only get better. Why not take advantage of opportunities to wet a line and experience some good times near the water?

POTEAU—The first Les Scroggins memorial co-ed softball tournament will be held July 21 at the PARC.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Opposing trainers at the Preakness always want

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — They've survived amid turmoil for mont

Columns

Memorial Day will soon be here, and the deceased members of the Armed Forces will be remembered in many different ways.

As a postscript to this year's legislative session I've been thinking about what it would be like to have been serving your first term in the legislature this past 2 years.  If my count is correct,

Throughout the country, our road, waterway, and rail infrastructures are in desperate need of repairs and upgrades.  I want to highlight one of the greatest infrastructure projects in need in our s

Harold Hill, grifter and con man, traveled to small towns pretending to be a professor of music. Once there, he initiated a controversy which would put his con into action.

Regarding the word “dark,” you can’t sit down for the number of definitions and implied meanings you can haul out of it.

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Today is Sunday, May 20, the 140th day of 2018.

Mostly cloudy skies for Sunday in LeFlore County with a chance of showers or thunderstorms. The high will be 83 degrees with a low of 64 degrees.

Today is Saturday, May 19, the 139th day of 2018.

Obituaries

SPIRO—Funeral services for Anna Faye Boyd, 89, of Spiro are Monday at 11 a.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church in Spiro with Rev. Keith Wilson officiating.

Mary Ann (Norton) Crumal, 72, of Heavener was born Aug. 23, 1945 in Heavener to Gilbert and Anna Mae (Fox) Norton and passed away May 15, 2018 in Poteau.

A memorial service for Brett Blasdel, 68, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the First Methodist Church in Poteau.

Services are under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.

SHADY POINT—Funeral services for Leonard “Wayne” Toney, 72, of Shady Point are Friday at 10 a.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Elmer Bowden officiating.

POTEAU—Funeral services for Les Scroggins, 65, of Poteau are Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Poteau.

Photo Galleries

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

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