News

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a flood warning

POTEAU--A public forum to update local residents on the Oklahoma Department of Transportation's current 8-year plan will be held next week with Senator Mark Allen R-Spiro and Representative Lundy K

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic congressi

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing at least fou

Sports

McALESTER—Stuart defeated Heavener’s girls 48-32 in one semifinal game of the McAlester First National Bank Classic Thursday night.

Heavener seniors Maliek Lira and Selena Ibarra signed with Carl Albert State College Friday morning to run cross country for the Vikings.

TALIHINA—Talihina and Rattan split their two games in the opening round of the Choctaw Nation Invitational Tournament on Thursday.

POTEAU—Cameron swept its games with Keota at Carl Albert State College on Thursday.

The Lady Jackets won, 57-53, while Cameron’s boys scored a 37-30 victory over the Lions.

WILBURTON—Poteau swept its two games at the Wilburton Tournament on Thursday.

The Lady Pirates defeated Red Oak, 46-35, while the Pirates outscored Hartshorne, 68-52.

Columns

It was very, very cold the first time I woke up as a school girl and found the ground covered with a five or six-inch snow.

In my first year of school at Hix, we all attended barefoot. We had gone barefoot all summer, and it was natural for country kids not be concerned about shoes.

By 1944, rationing had become truly a way of life. I’m sure that the adults’ wishes for rationing to end were more reasonable than children’s wishes.

When rationing began in earnest, I didn’t really understand all that was being said or why.

Having business down in Texas, lunch time had passed, and dining options were limited in the little community I was driving through.

Other Stories

Today is Friday, Dec. 14, the 348th day of 2018.

Up to half an inch more of rain is likely for Friday in LeFlore C

POTEAU--The Carl Albert State College concert choir is a group of

Obituaries

SPIRO—Funeral services for Melvin Odell Cusick, 94, of Spiro are Friday at 1 p.m. at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.

PANAMA--James Danny Martin, 67, of Panama passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas and was born Jan. 8, 1951 in Bokoshe to Otto and Mary (Wiles) Martin. 

CAMERON--Robert William Slavens, 71, of Cameron passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 in Cameron and was born April 4, 1947 in Maywood, California to Thomas Henry and Helen (Dairy) Slavens.

Dennis Wayne “Big D” Mattox was born July 7, 1954 in Caldwell, Kansas, the son of Carl Jefferson “CJ” and Lawassa Lee (Boone) Mattox.

SPIRO--A home going celebration for Virginia Ann McCurtain, 80, is Saturday at 11 a.m. at the first Baptist Church in Spiro with Rev. Wesley Hooks officiating.

Photo Galleries

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

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