By CRAIG HALL
A slight change of plans with the Ledger this week. After finding out the Post Office was closing at noon, we got the paper printed yesterday afternoon and will have them delivered to the Post Office and to stores today so you can have an early dose of the Ledger this week.
Normal hours today while we will be closed on Thursday and open from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday.
The Ledgers will be in our office and at the following locations:
Heavener: KP’s, IGA, both Tote-A-Pokes, Choctaw Tribal Plaza
Haw Creek: The Haw Creek Store
Hontubby: The Hontubby Store
Howe: B-N-B, Howe Tote-A-Poke
Poteau: Bud’s, KP’s, both Tote-A-Poke locations
Wister: Wister Tote-A-Poke
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We have a lot in this week’s edition, the biggest one so far this year. There is a feature on Heavener City Clerk Gail Loar, who is retiring in February, the story on the NLRB ruling employees at OK Foods will get a new vote, Rep. James Lockhart recognized by the state bar association, a preview of the Heavener Lady Wolves, a column on the facelift at the Heavener gymnasium and much more.
Plus, the popular How to Cook a Turkey and What I am Thankful for features, courtesy of the local little ones with a lot of help from the teachers. Yes, you can find some new and interesting ways to cook a turkey.
Check out the Down Memory Lane in the Ledger. A few people mentioned how they would like to see some newer news added to the feature and we have done that.
Now, we post information on what happened five, 10 and 20 years ago. I hope you like it.
We closed on the purchase of the Heavener Ledger yesterday, so it is in my lap now. It is a big step and one that scares the you know what out of me. I have been running the Ledger since Oct. 6 and was able to change the little ownership deal on the editorial page. As far as I know, the Ledger is the oldest business in Heavener, going back before statehood. It is 110 years old so that is a big challenge.
Hopefully it will go for another 110 years, although it will have to proceed on without me as that would put me at 161 years old. Thanks to all of you for your support by advertising in the Ledger, subscribing, buying the issues and spreading the word.
Have a happy Thanksgiving and don’t get trampled if you do any Black Friday shopping. If you need to contact us, call (918) 653-2425, email the Ledger at [email protected] or come by our office at 507 E. First. Thank you.