WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's guiding principles is: "There's no education in the second kick of a mule."

WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad.

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Jim Grego today announced he has filed legislation to stop the transfer of an Oklahoma Veterans Center from Talihina.

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man accused of plotting to use an anti-tank rocket to storm into the White House was arrested in a sting Wednesday after he traded his car for guns and explosives, authorit

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — When Sen.


It’s not often a 1-12 team wins, let alone comes back from a huge deficit.

TULSA (AP) — Kevin Obanor and D.J. Weaver combined for 55 points and Oral Roberts held off South Dakota for a 77-74 victory on Thursday night.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The young Los Angeles Lakers matured on Thursday night.

Televised viewing schedule for 1-18-19.


LPGA Diamond Resorts Tournament 11 a.m. Golf

Latin America Amateur Championship 2 p.m. ESPN2

LeFlore County sports scoreboard for 1-17-19.


Whitesboro 95, Red Oak 48

Bufffalo Valley 54, LeFlore 52

Panama 74, Cameron 48


A good friend asked if the Ledger offices had any contact information for political groups in LeFlore County.

When Papa bought the farm in 1925, he only had a small barn with one large bin for corn and a few tools. There was a lean-to on the south side for the wagon.

The women had gone Christmas shopping, leaving a consortium of reprobates to assemble and idle the day away together. The youngest of this group was “Clem” Clemmens, in his early 30s.

Each year, the Christmas season is a reminder to all of us of times past, whether they were good times or bad.

It was very, very cold the first time I woke up as a school girl and found the ground covered with a five or six-inch snow.

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LeFlore County received its first significant snowfall in several years Saturday morning with more snow expected during the day. An inch of snow is forecast.

LeFlore County sports scoreboard.


Heavener 66, Stigler 62 (OT)

Porum 60, Arkoma 48

Spiro 74, Poteau 64

Hartshorne 67, Pocola 28

POTEAU—The Poteau Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Poteau Family Fitness Friday.

The Heavener Elementary honor roll for the first semester.

Second grade


Today is Friday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2019. There are 347 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:


RED OAK--Geneva Irene Hennington, 73, of Red Oak passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas and was born Aug. 21, 1945 in McCurtain to Earl and Lora (Mitchell) Wilburn. 

SPIRO--Sylvia Hale, 88, of Spiro Oklahoma passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 in Spiro and was born June 6, 1930 in Williams to James Edmond and Ruth Ellen (Laughlin) Brown.

WISTER--Sharon Ann Isaac, 69, of Wister (formerly of Heavener) was born Aug. 12, 1949 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Buck and Madge (Counts) Brown and passed away Jan.

WISTER--Samuel Wayne Ford, 73, of Wister was born Jan. 9, 1946 in Wister to John Burton and Edith (Green) Ford and passed away Jan. 14, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Judith Adair Vickers, 64, of Heavener was born March 10, 1954 in Gridley, California to Samuel Eldon and Elizabeth Ann (McGuinnes) Cully and passed away Jan. 13, 2019 in Heavener.

Photo Galleries

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

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