News

POTEAU – The LeFlore County commissioners will meet in a regular business me

Voters in LeFlore County who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the March 3 presidential preferential primary election should apply now, according to county election board secretary Sharon St

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma plans to resume executing death-row

POTEAU--LeFlore County commissioners approved engineer selection resolutions for 11 bridge projects at their weekly meeting Monday.

MOORE (AP) — A girl was killed and five other people were injured

Sports

POCOLA – Panama and Pocola split their final games of the regular season Tuesday.

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MULDROW—Howe boys coach Greg Nichols won his 600th game Tuesday night as the Lions won at Muldrow, 73-57.

Muldrow’s girls won the earlier game, 54-37.

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SALLISAW – The Poteau High School basketball teams ended their re

SPIRO – Derek Carter’s free throw with 14 seconds left gave Spiro the lead and the Bulldogs pulled off one of their biggest wins of the season by knocking off Checotah, 50-47.

PARIS, Texas – The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings softbal

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Partly cloudy early Wednesday with clouds increasing later in the day.

The high will be 51 degrees with a low of 35 degrees.

Sunrise is at 7 a.m. with sunset at 6:04 p.m.

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2020. There are 317 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

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Rain early on Tuesday as a cold front arrives in the area, dropping temperatures.

The high will be 53 degrees with a low of 34.

Sunshine is at 7:01 a.m. with sunset at 6:03 p.m.

Obituaries

PANAMA--Deborah Jean Hatley, 63, of Panama, was born Sept. 1, 1956 in Heavener to Delbert Brown and passed away Feb. 15, 2020 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

WISTER - Fern H. Hatchel, 72, of Wister, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 in Poteau and was born July 30, 1947 in Oklahoma City to James Gilbert Sr. and Mable Helen (Wilkerson) Thomas. 

POTEAU—Funeral services for Ruby Mae Samuels, 75, of Poteau, are Monday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau.

Marsha Marie (Redwine) Blanchard was born Feb. 19, 1953 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Oleta “Tommie” (Mastin) Redwine and David Redwine and passed away Feb. 11, 2020 in Roland.

Lodeska Ruth Higgins-Hollan, 78, of Andover, Kansas (formerly of

Columns

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I totally agree that personal property rights in Oklahoma are the most important rights of all for landowners in our state.

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We appreciate the poultry industry being in LeFlore County and creating many great paying jobs and adding to our county economy, but the people of LeFlore County are well on our way to experiencing

Photo Galleries

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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