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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.

Sports

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.

Golf

LPGA Diamond Resorts Tournament 11 a.m. Golf

Latin America Amateur Championship 2 p.m. ESPN2

LeFlore County sports scoreboard for 1-17-19.

Boys

Whitesboro 95, Red Oak 48

Bufffalo Valley 54, LeFlore 52

Panama 74, Cameron 48

PANAMA—Cameron split its basketball games at Panama Thursday.

Cameron’s girls broke the game open late to win 54-37 while Panama’s boys controlled the second half in a 74-48 victory.

Columns

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.

Other Stories

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

Today's Highlights in History:

Mostly cloudy skies for Friday with a chance of rain late. The high will be 58 degrees with a low of 31 degrees.

POTEAU--Leadership LeFlore County is taking applications for the 12th annual leadership class of 2019. Applications are now being accepted by contacting Poteau Chamber of Commerce 918-647-9178.

Today is Thursday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2019. There are 348 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:

Obituaries

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.

WISTER—Funeral services for Verlene Seaborn, 80, of Wister are Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Wister with Rev. Clyde Steelman officiating.

POTEAU--Jeffrey Edwin Palmer, 61, of Poteau passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 in Poteau and was born Feb. 26, 1957 in Lawton to Albert and Mary Jo (Avery) Palmer. 

Photo Galleries

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

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