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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An intense storm system moved across the Sou

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Generous benefits. No copays.

BOKOSHE (AP) — Susan Holmes' home, corner store and roadside beef

Sports

On May 20, the coaches from District 4A-8 met in Poteau to vote on all-district honors

District 4A-8 honors, all-district and honorable mention.

Honors went to the following:

WILBURTON--Eastern Oklahoma State College’s baseball program will host a Showcase Camp May 31, starting at 8 a.m.

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks

Several LeFlore County players were named to the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association all-star teams by class.

Columns

As storms ripped through parts of LeFlore County doing significant damage to houses, trees and power lines, I want to thank everyone involved in acting to help get peoples’ lives back on track as q

There are many differences between rural and urban areas that are great for Oklahoma.

With the passage of State Question 780, Oklahoma has now allowed a thief to steal twice as much property and possess twice as many drugs before it is considered a felony; but yet, this is called “C

This year’s session is quickly coming to a close.  Education funding remains the final thing being debated before we can put together a budget to pass for the year.  It really comes down to two dif

The primary purpose of public education in the State of Oklahoma is to educate our youth.

Other Stories

Today is Tuesday, May 21, the 141st day of 2019.

Rain and thunderstorms expected for Tuesday in LeFlore County. Some storms may be severe. The county is under a tornado watch until noon.

Big Creek Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School June 3-7 from 9 a.m. to noon.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The box office has a new king and his name is

Obituaries

POTEAU--Mary Louise Brown, 72, of Poteau was born Aug. 15, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, and passed away May 18, 2019 in Poteau.

ROCK ISLAND—Funeral services for Lillie Mae Sweeten, 68, of Rock Island are Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Greenhill Cemetery Pavilion in Cameron.

ARKOMA--Jerry Wayne Frizell, 68, of Arkoma was born Aug. 30, 1950, in Tulare, California, to J.W. and Georgia (Walton) Frizell and passed away May 14, 2019, in Arkoma.

Funeral services for Rev. Calvin Richard “Cowboy” Terry, 84, are Friday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau.

POTEAU—Funeral services for Ronald Dee Akers, 81, of Poteau are Monday at 10 a.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Rev. Jim Reed officiating.

Photo Galleries

Ledger staff discovered these photos, almost all unidentified and without names or dates, during spring cleaning. We have been posting these photos to our Facebook to help identify them.

Ledger staff discovered these photos, almost all unidentified and without names or dates, during spring cleaning. We have been posting these photos to our Facebook to help identify them.

Ledger staff discovered these photos, almost all unidentified and without names or dates, during spring cleaning. We have been posting these photos to our Facebook to help identify them.

Ledger staff discovered these photos, almost all unidentified and without names or dates, during spring cleaning. We have been posting these photos to our Facebook to help identify them.

Ledger staff discovered these photos, almost all unidentified and without names or dates, during spring cleaning. We have been posting these photos to our Facebook to help identify them.

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