News

The full House of Representatives passed a measure Thursday (Feb.

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Sports

TULSA—Howe split its two games in a 2A regional tournament Thursday night.

Kansas swept its two LeFlore County opponents in the winner’s bracket of the 3A regional tournament Thursday.

Thursday’s scores and Friday’s schedule

The Heavener girls and Salina boys rolled to easy wins Thursday afternoon in consolation play of a 3A regional tournament.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder signed free-agent

Columns

The biggest story of 2018, in the state Legislature, was funding public education that resulted in the largest pay raise for teachers in the state’s history.

Since I have always been interested in history, most of the following details were told to me by my mother so I could record them.

A good friend asked if the Ledger offices had any contact information for political groups in LeFlore County.

When Papa bought the farm in 1925, he only had a small barn with one large bin for corn and a few tools. There was a lean-to on the south side for the wagon.

The women had gone Christmas shopping, leaving a consortium of reprobates to assemble and idle the day away together. The youngest of this group was “Clem” Clemmens, in his early 30s.

Other Stories

Today is Thursday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2019.

Cloudy and warmer for Thursday in LeFlore County with a high of 55 degrees and a low of 41 degrees.

Sunrise is at 6:57 a.m. with sunset at 6:06 p.m.

POTEAU--Ten area middle school math and science teachers recently participated in a one-day intermediate and advanced TI workshop at the Kiamichi Technology Center in Poteau.

Obituaries

POCOLA--Dorothy D. Gallegly, 87, was born Feb. 20, 1932 in Heavener and departed this earth Feb. 21, 2019 at her home in Pocola surrounded by her friends and family. 

SPIRO—Funeral services for Mary Belle Cox, 88, of Spiro are Friday at 1 p.m. at the Spiro First Baptist Church with Rev. James Smith and Rev. Bryan Fouts officiating.

Nancy Kay Fletcher, 74, passed away Feb. 11, 2019 and was born in Waco, Texas, on July 5, 1944, to DeWitt and Nancy Williams.

FANSHAWE--Roger Delano Williams, 84, of Fanshawe was born April 6, 1934 in Wagoner County to David Henry and Mary Jane (Raibourn) Williams and passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on Fe

PANAMA—Funeral services for Tina Sue Sands, 50, of Panama are Friday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Anthony Jiminez officiating.

Photo Galleries

Photo gallery from the 2019 LCT

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

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