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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.

PARADISE, Calif.

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

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Relief and heartache await those starting to return home to a Southern California wildfire zone.

POTEAU—The Poteau School Board will meet in its regular monthly meeting Monday at 6 p.m.

Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger got a lot accomplished in the Sooners' first road trip of the season.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Once the Oklahoma City Thunder got going, the Phoenix Suns couldn't stop them.

Poteau will host Blanchard in a Class 4A quarterfinal game Friday night.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 7 West Virginia's mini-payback tour is off to a good start as the Mountaineers try to secure a spot in the Big 12 championship game.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott left the defending Super Bowl champions wondering how their season went wrong.

Columns

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.

Developing a mammoth rationing program by the government soon got underway in our county.

Other Stories

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 13, the 317th day of 2018. There are 48 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

Some clouds early on Tuesday with skies clearing during the day Tuesday in LeFlore County.

The high will be 39 degrees with a low of 22 degrees.

Today is Monday, Nov. 12, the 316th day of 2018. There are 49 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You're a mean one — and you're number one — Mr. Grinch.

Obituaries

HODGEN--Elizabeth Louise Goodier, 83, of Hodgen was born May 31, 1935 in Hontubby to Jackson and Augusta Ann (Janway) McCamish and passed away Nov. 12, 2018 in Heavener.

Bill Carl King, 83, of Heavener was born March 7, 1935 in Blackfork, Arkansas to Frank P. and Lou Bell (Parker) King and passed away Nov. 9, in Heavener surrounded by friends and family.

PURCELL--Wendell Little, 84, of Purcell (formerly of Heavener) passed away Wednesday, Nov.

POTEAU—A celebration of life service for Von Smith, 53, of Poteau is Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Courage to Change Church in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Photo Galleries

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

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