News

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country's atomic agency said Monday while a

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

NORMAN (AP) — Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved b

SPIRO—Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) will host a public meeting on Monday from 9 to 10 a.m.

Oklahoma Gov. J. Kevin Stitt has appointed former Oklahoma Department of Corrections’ Chief of Operations Scott Crow as interim director of the state’s second-largest agency.

Sports

WILBURTON--Twenty-nine Eastern Oklahoma State College student athletes have been named to National Junior College Athletic Association All-Academic teams.

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Oklahoma State's Viktor Hovland fired a closing round of 67 on Sunday at the U.S.

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In front of Gary Woodland was a 263-yard shot to the scariest green on any par 5 at Pebble Beach, especially with a U.S. Open on the line.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all.

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland hit a shank and a chunk and both times made par, and he made a birdie from a deep divot in the fairway.

Columns

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

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

Other Stories

Today is Monday, June 17, the 168th day of 2019. There are 197 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

Showers for Monday morning with scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. The high will be 82 degrees with a low of 66 degrees.

Today is Sunday, June 16, the 167th day of 2019.

Obituaries

HEAVENER--Delbert John Reile, 73, of Heavener was born Dec. 13, 1945, in Modesto, California, to Jacob John and Elsie Pearl (Skubovious) Reile and passed away June 14, 2019, in Heavener.

HEAVENER--Ruby Geneva “Neva” Allison, 81, of Heavener was born Feb. 21, 1938, in Conser to William Martis and Nora (Gordon) Ollar and passed away June 15, 2019, in Heavener.

POTEAU--Norman Copkney Jr., 91, of Poteau, was born Feb. 26, 1928, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Norman and Stelder (Holmes) Copkney and passed away June 7, 2019, in Poteau.

POTEAU—Funeral services for Foy Donald “Don” Reid, 79, of Poteau are Monday at 2 p.m. at Grace Memorial Chapel.

SPIRO—Funeral services for Jack H. Grant, 84, of Spiro are Monday at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Spiro with Rev. John Earnhardt and Rev. James Smith officiating.

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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