Serving Heavener and LeFlore County
The Heavener Utilities Authority and City Council will meet in regular business meetings Thursday at 6 p.m. at Heavener City Hall, 103 East Avenue B.
CALL TO ORDER – Chairman
ROLL CALL – Clerk
INVOCATION – Chairman
1. Approval of minutes from previous meeting.
Approval of purchase orders presented for payment.
New Business …
Drugs or DUI reportedly influenced a three-car accident Wednesday three miles west of Spiro on Highway 59, which resulted in two people being sent to hospitals with injuries.
Colton Williams, 19, of Keota was driving a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer west when he fell asleep. His vehicle departed the road and he …
By KEN MILLER Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter on Monday brought a lawsuit against three distributors of opioids after winning a lawsuit against one drug manufacturer and reaching pretrial settlements in other cases.
Hunter filed the lawsuit in Cleveland County District Court against Cardinal Health Inc., …
POTEAU—The Poteau School Board will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday at 6 p.m. in the Bert Corr Administration Building at 100 Mockingbird Lane.
The agenda can be seen HERE.
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The Heavener School Board will meet in a regular business meeting Monday at 6 p.m. in the Glenn Scott Educational Center, 500 West Second Street in room 103.
Here is the agenda:
Opening flag salute.
Call meeting to order and record members present.
Request to address board of education: Angie …
By JUAN A. LOZANO undefined
HOUSTON (AP) — Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country.
Storm-related fatalities …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma should overhaul its criminal code and change its bail and pre-trial detention programs to help address its high incarceration rate, a governor’s task force recommended on Friday.
The Reentry, Supervision, Treatment and Opportunity Reform, or RESTORE, Task Force submitted its final report to Gov. Kevin Stitt …
By TERRY WALLACE and JEFF MARTIN Associated Press
DALLAS (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana said Saturday said at least three people have died in connection with a severe storm that is sweeping across parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast and Southeast.
The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office said on its Facebook page that …
By NASSER KARIMI and JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Saturday acknowledged that it accidentally shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 people aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations and mounting evidence that it was responsible.
State Rep. Lundy Kiger (R-Poteau) announced a second Town Hall poultry meeting on the development of large industrial sized poultry farm concentration in the Cameron area has been scheduled for Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Reynolds Center, …
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kendrick Nunn continues to make good things happen for the Miami Heat.
The rookie guard scored 22 points to help the Heat top the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-108 on Friday night.
Nunn, the two-time Eastern Conference rookie of the month, was coming off …
POCOLA—Pocola swept Hartshorne in Black Diamond Conference basketball games Friday.
The Lady Indians rallied in the fourth quarter for a 53-51 win while Pocola’s boys picked up their first win of the season with a 37-36 victory.
Both Pocola teams play in the LeFlore County Tournament starting Monday.
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By DAVID SEELEY, Sports Editor
HOWE – When one thinks of Howe student/athletes and letters of intent signing, one usually thinks about the major sports like softball, basketball, baseball, golf and track. Howe senior archery shooter Raegan Ward showed there’s room for getting to go to college a different way.
By being …
By DAVID SEELEY, Sports Editor
POTEAU – The Poteau High School basketball teams were hoping to take some momentum into the 88th annual LeFlore County Tournament, which begins Monday. That didn’t happen for either the Lady Pirates or Pirates.
Sallisaw came to Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse Friday and swept a pair of NOAA …
Arkoma 45, Okay 28
Keota 42, Gore 27
Pocola 37, Hartshorne 36
McCurtain 45, Webbers Falls 38
Sallisaw 61, Poteau 44
Checotah 55, Spiro 43
Talihina 53, Wilburton 46
Okay 50, Arkoma 18
Pocola 53, Hartshorne 51
McCurtain 49, Webbers Falls 45
Sallisaw 46, Poteau 25
Checotah 67, Spiro 35
Wilburton 43, Talihina 29
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RED OAK–Red Oak eighth-grader Brex Caldwell has verbally committed to play baseball for Oklahoma State University beginning in the fall of 2024.
“After much consideration, I am honored and blessed to announce that I will be furthering my academic and baseball careers at Oklahoma State University,”
Caldwell said Wednesday morning. “I am …
POTEAU—Cameron swept Panama in high school basketball action Thursday night at Carl Albert State College.
The Lady Jackets took the opener, 56-33, before Cameron’s boys completed the sweep with a 47-41 victory.
All four teams are off until the start of the LeFlore County Tournament Monday.
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WILBURTON—Howe overpowered Wilburton for a pair of wins Thursday night.
The Lady Lions (14-3) ran past Wilburton, 73-50, while Howe’s boys (16-1) buried the Diggers, 68-42.
Both Howe teams are off until competing in the LeFlore County Tournament Tuesday.
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Porum 47, Arkoma 43
Cameron 47, Panama 41
Howe 68, Wilburton 42
Stilwell 49, Poteau 35
Porum 47, Arkoma 18
Howe 73, Wilburton 50
Red Oak 41, Whitesboro 37
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By JOHN TRANCHINA Associated Press
STILLWATER (AP) — Courtney Ramey was pulled from the starting lineup for several games, and while his minutes remained about the same, he still didn’t like it. But instead of sulking, he worked harder, played better and has returned to his role of starting guard.
Ramey had …