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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River in Missouri, bringing the death toll to nine from storms that have rava

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 13 Oklahoma State softball team continued its magical postseason run Saturday, as the Cowgirls bested No.

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The biggest financial impact to ever affect SE Oklahoma and Western Arkansas was the state’s largest single private investment in the state until 2002 – the AES Shady Point Cogeneration plant.

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

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Partly cloudy and warm for Sunday in the area with a high of 88 degrees and a low of 72 degrees.

Today is Saturday, May 25, the 145th day of 2019. There are 220 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

Obituaries

POCOLA--Billy Wesley Bozarth, 84, of Pocola passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and was born Dec. 10, 1934 in Hastings to Dee and Emma (Allen) Bozarth. 

OKLAHOMA CITY—Services for Martha L. Baldwin Rice, 88, of Oklahoma City are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.

Timmy Mack Davis, 58, of Haw Creek was born Oct. 15, 1960, in Poteau to Sam and Retha (Windham) Davis and passed away May 22, 2019, in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

WISTER--Mary H.  Gibson, 80, of Wister passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Wister and was born Aug. 25, 1938, in Wister to George and Ollie (Hunnicutt) Curtis. 

POTEAU--James William McCoy Jr., 58, of Poteau passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Little Rock, Arkansas and was born July 1, 1960, in Toul Rosier, France to James Sr.

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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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