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POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners will meet in a regular business meeting Monday at 9

State Rep. Lundy Kiger (R-Poteau) hosted a meeting on Wednesday with Gary Cox, Commissioner of Health for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, and a team of health professionals.

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Elections for a Bokoshe school bond and a Shady Point town seat were decided in voting Tuesday. 

A small-town Oklahoma policeman was charged with killing his chief after what authorities described as an alcohol-fueled brawl in a Florida Panhandle hotel room.

The Board of Education of Heavener Public Schools hereby announces that statutorily qualified individuals interested in running as a candidate for the #5 seat on the Heavener Board of Education may

Sports

STILLWATER (AP) — On a day in which his Native American heritage was celebrated throughout the game, Lindy Waters scored 19 points — eight in the final three minutes — to help lead Oklahoma State t

WACO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule and his Baylor Bears almost certainly won’t have to wait until next year for another shot at Oklahoma.

For the third time this year, Delton Rowton won the ledgerlcj.com pick-em contest by picking the exact score a team would score to win the tiebreaker.

The ledgerlcj.com Week 12 pick-em contest is open. We will crown a weekly winner and an overall winner.

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STILLWATER -- It was a day of dominance for Oklahoma State as it welcomed its former coach back to T. Boone Pickens Stadium. 

Other Stories

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Heavener High School has announced its teacher and students of the month.

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HOWE--Thanks to donations from Howe Public School students and staff members, the Howe National Honor Society dropped off 17 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes to be delivered to needy boys and gi

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Partly cloudy skies for Monday with a high of 66 degrees and a low of 44 degrees.

Sunrise is at 6:55 a.m. with sunset at 5:11 p.m.

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Heavener’s seventh and eighth grade academic teams participated in the OAAC District tournament at Stigler Thursday.

Obituaries

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FORT SMITH, Ark.--Marilyn Marie Duncan, 66, of Fort Smith, Arkansas was born July 25, 1953 in Poteau to Milburn C. “Pete” and Modena (Hayes) Duncan and passed away Nov.

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Louise Hill, 83, of Heavener, was born March 13, 1936 in Heavener to Benton and Charity (Scroggins) Woodral and passed away Nov. 14, 2019 in Heavener.

POTEAU—Funeral services for Mildred Maude (Midgley) Reed, 80, of Poteau, are Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Free Will Baptist Church in Poteau with Rev. Jimmy Waldrop officiating.

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Funeral services for Molly Ann Wood, 84, of Heavener, are Monday at 2 p.m. at Heart of the Hills Baptist Church in Summerfield with Rev. Charles Caughern and Rev. Oscar Aguero officiating.

Columns

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UPDATE: This column now includes Veolia's response to DEQ. Find it attached below.

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After seven Notices of Violations (NOVs) and 27 Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) deficiency findings from an Aug.

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

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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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.

The Heavener Ledger

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