Archive: December, 2016

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Aaron Alexander and Nathan Janway joined Brittany Dean atop the leaderboard of the 2016-17 Ledger/LCJ Bowl Pick-em contest after Friday’s games. Alexander, Janway and Dean are all 22-11 going into Saturday’s games. They are one game ahead of Jennifer Wright and Cathy Janway. There are four games on Saturday. LSU plays Louisville ... Read More
December 31, 2016Craig Hall

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Waldron boys edge Arkoma

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MANSFIELD, Ark.—The Waldron, Ark. boys used a big fourth quarter to defeat Arkoma for the consolation championship of the Bill Frye Holiday Tournament on Friday. Trailing 39-36 going into the final period, the Bulldogs outscored Arkoma 23-12 in the quarter to get a 56-51 win. One big difference in the game was ... Read More
December 31, 2016Craig Hall

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LeFlore County weather forecast

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Mostly cloudy skies for Saturday in the LeFlore County weather forecast. The high will be 60 degrees with a low of 40 degrees. Average temperatures for Dec. 31 are 49 degrees and 22 degrees. Records for the date are a high of 66 degrees in 1984 and a low of 6 ... Read More
December 31, 2016Craig Hall
IMG_4368 makenzie forweb

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By CRAIG HALL Acorn’s Tyler Bates looks more like an academic all-star than a standout basketball player. https://youtu.be/z8Mmpd57njs The 5-5 sophomore is frail and wears glasses. But he had a game to remember in the final contest of the Bi-State Festival, scoring 38 points as the Tigers outran Heavener, 65-44. In the earlier game, ... Read More
December 30, 2016Craig Hall

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WISTER--Lori Renee Snow, 52, of Wister was born Feb. 24, 1964 in Modesto, Calif. to Harold and Rita (Andrews) Baxter and passed away Dec. 28, 2016. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction ... Read More
December 30, 2016Craig Hall

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Wildfire warnings issued

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NORMAN (AP) — Forecasters are warning of a high risk of wildfires in parts of the Southern Plains and in Florida, thanks to gusting winds and especially dry air. The National Weather Service has issued red flag warnings — which indicate weather conditions where wildfires will spread quickly — for much ... Read More
December 30, 2016Craig Hall

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CLEVELAND (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews were searching Lake Erie on Friday for a plane that disappeared overnight shortly after takeoff from a small Cleveland airport along the shore. The Columbus-bound Cessna Citation 525 departed Burke Lakefront Airport late Thursday night with three children and three adults aboard and vanished ... Read More
December 30, 2016Craig Hall

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Holiday doldrums

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Briar Circle By LEON YOUNGBLOOD Some thirty-odd years ago, my friend Bob Thompson and I were sharing observations about the holiday doldrums, the “dead space” that began sometime after dinner Christmas Day and hovered over winter like a shroud till along about the first hints of spring weather in early March. Have ... Read More
December 30, 2016Craig Hall

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By CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies were already rolling when Russell Westbrook took his leave — ejected after a pair of technical fouls. From there, the Grizzlies just continued to pile on the points. Marc Gasol scored 25, Zach Randolph added 21 and the Grizzlies built their ... Read More
December 30, 2016Craig Hall

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OSU wins big over Colorado

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By JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Oklahoma State had already received a big boost for next season when Mason Rudolph and James Washington announced they would return for their senior years. They followed it up with the kind of Alamo Bowl performance that should put the Cowboys among ... Read More
December 30, 2016Craig Hall

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