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LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale said a man is dead after being shot in Rock Island on Sunday.
Seale said deputies responded to a call of a home intruder on Jenson Lane in Rock Island around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
“On arrival, deputies discovered the body of an unknown white male who had …
POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners will meet in a regular business meeting Monday at 9 a.m. in the office of the board of county commissioners.
(1.) * CALL TO ORDER.
(2.) * MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S).
(3.) * PURCHASE ORDERS/PAYROLL/CLAIMS.
(4.) * BONDS.
(5.) * MONTHLY FEE REPORTS.
(6.) * TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS.
(7.) * BLANKET PURCHASE ORDERS.
A 76-year-old Keota woman died from injuries suffered in an auto accident Saturday four miles south of Sallisaw.
Barbara Zachare of Keota passed away due to a possible preexisting condition and internal trunk and head injuries.
She was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt and was trying to make a right turn when …
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike on …
At Thursday’s Heavener Utility Authority (HUA) meeting, State Rep. Lundy Kiger (R-Poteau) met with the committee and asked them about the seven or eight waterline breaks or leaks prior and after DEQ’s water inspection on Aug. 28. Prior to that date, there were at least three breaks and after the 28th …
By CRAIG HALL
Heavener Utilities Authority members discussed adding a second meeting each month during Thursday’s meeting.ou
Based on the recent water problems, the HUA decided to hold a special meeting in conjunction with the first City Council meeting on Oct. 3 at 6 p.m.
Rep. Lundy Kiger asked if anything had been …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has reached an agreement with the state’s largest electrical utility that avoids a rate increase for its 800,000 customers in the state.
The three-member commission said Thursday the agreement settles a $77.6 million rate …
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue, announced an ambitious prescription drug plan Thursday that would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for seniors and younger people.
The proposal would direct Medicare to bargain over as many as …
By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas and Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures as the powerful storm system drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.
Officials in …
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Humberto blew off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it blew past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda. But officials said Thursday that the Category 3 storm caused no reported deaths.
“We’ve made it through and everyone is safe,” Premier David Burt said. “That’s what …
Here is The Associated Press’ Oklahoma high school football poll with first place votes in parentheses, records, points and ranking in last week’s poll, records through September 23. Points for classes A through 5A based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scoring. Points for 6A (Division I & II), classes B …
Jeff Carter went 9-1 to win the ledgerlcj.com Week 3 pick-em contest, winning by one game over Jennifer Wright and Justin Rowton.
Overall, Wright still is the leader at 35-4. Rowton is second at 34-5 and Russ McDonald is third at 30-9.
Play the Week 4 pick-em contest https://www.ledgerlcj.com/sports/week-4-pick-em-contest-open.
The ledgerlcj.com Week 4 pick-em contest is open. We will crown a weekly winner and an overall winner.
The overall winner will receive a $25 gift card to the Southern Belle Restaurant. We will also take all the weekly winners’ names, put them in a bowl and pick out a winner, …
Area sports scoreboard for 9-20-19.
Spiro 39, Heavener 0
Hackett 34, Panama 27
Midway 50, Arkoma 0
Gore 46, Pocola 28
Canadian 20, Keota 8
Fast pitch softball
Dale 13, Red Oak 3
Red Oak 6, Tushka 3
LeFlore 13, Oilton 3
To add scores or information on any games involving area teams, send an email to [email protected]
It was a rough week for area football teams in Week 3 games Friday.
The only area team to win was Spiro, which defeated county foe Heavener, 39-0 (see STORY).
The Bulldogs are now 3-0 and host Vian in a big district game Friday. The Wolves drop to 0-3 and visit …
By David Seeley
PANAMA – The Hackett, Arkansas Hornets used a strong third quarter to enable them to withstand a late charge by the homestanding Panama Razorbacks and down the Hogs 34-27 Friday night at George Ollie Stadium.
Down 14-6 at the half, the Hornets (3-1), or more precisely Hackett’s Hesters, …
By CRAIG HALL
SPIRO—Spiro’s Malik Roberson is already known as being one of the top running backs in southeastern Oklahoma.
Roberson further cemented his place in Friday’s win over Heavener, rushing for 210 yards on 11 carries, despite having two long touchdown runs called back on penalties, in the Bulldogs’ 39-0 Homecoming …
By The Associated Press
Afton 30, Salina 0
Altus 42, Elk City 14
Alva 23, Fairview 8
Antlers 14, Coalgate 7
Atoka 48, Holdenville 18
Berryhill 36, Cushing 33
Bethany 40, Kingfisher 6
Bethel 54, Little Axe 30
Bishop Kelley 62, Memorial 8
Bixby 72, Putnam City 0
Bluejacket 46, South Coffeyville 0
Bowlegs 54, Life Christian 14
Bristow 38, Mannford 0
By The Associated Press
Oklahoma State (3-0) at No. 12 Texas (2-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Line: Texas by 5 1/2.
Series record: Texas leads 24-9.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
The first conference game means the winner emerges as a favorite to reach the Big 12 title game. The Cowboys could open some eyes …
FORT SMITH, Ark.—Heavener senior Braxton Sullivan finished fifth in the Roland Tournament at Ben Geren Park on Thursday in a tournament that was delayed two hours due to weather.
Sullivan shot an 84 to finish fifth out of 34 golfers. A 72 …