Craig Hall

Publisher of Heavener Ledger and the LeFlore County Journal. Enjoys writing, photography, outdoors, sports. Writer, photographer, web publisher in Heavener, Okla.

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Today in history for Jan. 20

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Today is Sunday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2019. There are 345 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women." Protesters registered their rage ... Read More
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By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It seems football fans everywhere are suddenly on the Chiefs' bandwagon, enthralled by Kansas City's record-setting young quarterback and exciting playmakers and hopeful the amiable coach can finally win the big one. Then again, maybe they're just fans of anybody facing New ... Read More
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BY BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One way or another, the NFC Championship between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints will be won by a coach named Sean — with an Irish surname — who designs and calls plays for one of the most innovative and ... Read More
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 15 points, including UCF's final five, and the Knights edged Tulsa 64-62 on Saturday despite going without a field goal for the final 6½ minutes. UCF trailed by 15 early and 32-23 at halftime before taking a seven-point lead with 6:36 left after a ... Read More
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid tangled once again. Then Paul George stole the show. George converted a four-point play with 5.1 seconds left, sending Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 117-115 victory over Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. George's clutch shot capped a wild finish that ... Read More
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By LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer AMES, Iowa (AP) — The Lindell Wigginton and Cam Lard that Iowa State had hoped to see all season finally showed up on Saturday, giving the Cyclones the hope that last year's stars are ready to play bigger roles down the stretch. Marial Shayok scored 20 points ... Read More
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By JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas senior guard Kerwin Roach II played like he had a lot to make up for. He did. And he delivered. So did the Longhorns with a tough 75-72 win over rival No. 20 Oklahoma on Saturday night that keeps Texas near the top ... Read More
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By JILL COLVIN, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But ... Read More
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By NICHOLAS RICCARDI, ADAM BEAM and DAVID SHARP, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP's midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, he's allowing more distance with the not-so-popular president. And he's not ... Read More
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Calendar of events 1-20-19

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The calendar of events lists the upcoming events in the area. This is a free service so if you or your group have an event coming up and would like it added to the calendar, please send an email to [email protected] Monday Basketball: LeFlore County Tournament Tuesday LeFlore County commissioners meet 9 a.m. Funeral services ... Read More
January 20, 2019Craig Hall

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