News

A Poteau police officer is recovering from minor injuries after a wreck Saturday in Poteau.

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

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played down any threat pos

OMAHA, Neb.

Sports

The 2019 ledgerlcj.com NCAA Tournament bracket competition is now

The clock is ticking.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One of Golden State's former MVPs was out, s

POTEAU—Poteau’s girls went 2-1 again Saturday in the Battle of th

BATTIEST—Cameron’s baseball team broke open a tie game with eight runs in the top of the fifth inning and the Yellow Jackets defeated Howe, 14-7, to win the Battiest Tournament Saturday.

Columns

In our country and our state most would agree that those who vote in any election should be legal citizens.

Before she even came to Congress, Rep. Omar has been reported as making anti-Semitic remarks about the Jewish people.  Should Nancy Pelosi’s Democratic Party continue to stand behind Rep.

Medicaid must be expanded.

This isn’t an issue about politics, it’s an issue about the health and safety of our fellow neighbor, our local healthcare providers, our EMS services, etc.

When we drive from rural Oklahoma to Tulsa or Oklahoma City we’re proud of the new buildings, roads, bridges and event locations being developed in our two larger populated areas.

The biggest story of 2018, in the state Legislature, was funding public education that resulted in the largest pay raise for teachers in the state’s history.

Other Stories

WHITESBORO—The Whitesboro superintendent’s and principal’s honor roll for the third nine weeks.

Superintendent’s

First grade: Kylli Brewer, Brayson Goodrich.

Today is Monday, March 18, the 77th day of 2019.

Mostly clear skies for Monday in LeFlore County with a high of 67

Today is Sunday, March 17, the 76th day of 2019.

Obituaries

WISTER--Michael Lee Mason, 49, of Wister passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Wister and was born Oct. 25, 1969, in Ukiah, California to Sherman Ira and Linda Sue (Hampton) Mason. 

POTEAU--Charles Earl Stark of Poteau, 78, was born March 18, 1940, in Bellville, Texas to Alexander John and Hazel Louise (Krueger) Stark and passed away March 16, 2019, in Poteau.

WISTER—Funeral services for Vernon Wayne Meeks, 80 of Wister are Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Bethel Baptist Church in Wister with Rev. Lynn Bullard and Cody McDaniel officiating.

ALMA, Ark.—Funeral services for Edna Lavern Hovey Aary, 86, of Alma, Arkansas are Thursday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Bro. James Morris officiating.

CAMERON—Funeral services for Edna Mae Bailey, 86, of Cameron are

Photo Galleries

Ledger staff discovered these photos, almost all unidentified and without names, during spring cleaning and is using Facebook's help to identify and share the historical photographs.

While doing some spring cleaning, Ledger staff discovered a treasure trove of old photographs. Unfortunately, many have no descriptions or names to go with them.

Photo gallery from the 2019 LCT

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

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