News

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is refusing to halt a ban

McALESTER (AP) — Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old Oklahom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Global energy prices spiked on

POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners will meet in a regular business meet

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gun control advocates have failed to get eno

Sports

Area sports scoreboard for 9-17-19.

PANAMA—Pocola moved closer to defending its championship in the f

YUKON (AP) — A 16-year-old Oklahoma high school football player h

Here is The Associated Press' Oklahoma high school football poll

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns got a boost Monday when

Columns

The goal in Heavener has always been about one thing and one thing only, for residents, businesses and industries to receive what most people receive when paying their monthly water bill; to have c

Since being elected and prior, I've heard nothing but complaints about Heavener's water quality and burst lines causing the public, businesses and industries to shut

Over the last 25 years, we’ve witnessed amazing advances in science and medicine. What was once thought impossible is now being accomplished. Genetic testing is one example.

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

Other Stories

The Fiesta De Vaqueros Rodeo will be Sept. 20-21 at Cecil Leachman Arena, 200 Industrial Road, Heavener.

Events begin at 8 p.m. each night. 

In the spring of this year, the Student Oklahoma Education Association at Carl Albert State College earned an outstanding reputation at the State Conference, bringing home first place in four out o

Mostly clear skies and hot again Wednesday with a high of 95 degr

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2019.

Obituaries

POCOLA—Funeral services for Virginia Ruth Marsh, 84, of Pocola, are Friday at 10 a.m. at Evans Memorial Chapel in Pocola.

WISTER--Sarah Flourine Lewis, 82, of Wister, was born July 7, 1937 in Summerfield to Richard and Rosie (Wooten) Earls and passed away Sept. 17, 2019 in Poteau.

HOWE—Funeral services for James Luther Dodd Jr., 87, of Howe, are Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Howe Assembly of God Church with James L. Dodd III officiating.

SPIRO—Funeral services for Gladys Marie Shoate, 68, of Spiro, are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Union Missionary Baptist Church in Pocola with Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Thompson officiating.

WISTER--Alton Ray Washburn Jr., 73, of Wister, was born Nov. 13, 1945, in Merkel, Texas, to Alton Ray Washburn, Sr. and LaVurne (Bagby) Washburn and passed away Sept.

Photo Galleries

Here are our best photos from the 2019 Talihina Rodeo Parade, held in conjunction with the Talihina IPRA Championship Rodeo held June 7-8 at the Talihina Round-Up Club Arena.

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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