Ledger/LCJ newsletter 2-10-2023
The Ledger/LCJ newsletter for Friday
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Bible verse of the day for Friday
But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.
Heavener School menu 2-10-2023
The Heavener Public School menu for Friday:
Biscuit and chocolate gravy
Corn dogs, BBQ sandwiches
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LeFlore County scoreboard 2-9-2023
LeFlore County’s high school scores from Thursday.
Pocola 72, Stigler 42
Muldrow 43, Poteau 34
Class A district at Kinta
Cameron 39, Schulter 34
Class B district at Whitesboro
Whitesboro 70, Bokoshe 4
LeFlore 58, Battiest 40
Pocola 59, Stigler 29
Muldrow 55, Poteau 44
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Avery Brown, a seventh grader, at LeFlore Elementary School won the school Spelling Bee earlier in the week. She will next compete March 4 at the Tulsa Tech – Owasso Conference Center.
LeFlore County weather forecast
A rainy day, with a chance of snow mixed in, is expected Friday in LeFlore County.
The high will be 43 degrees with a low of 29 degrees.
Sunrise is 7:09 a.m. Sunset is 5:56 p.m.
Average temperatures for Feb. 10 are a high of 54 and low of 25.
Records for the date were a high of 76 in 1976. The record low was 6 in 1982.
Wednesday’s high was 56 with a low of 27.
Last year on this date, the high was 66 with a low of 31.
LeFlore County calendar
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Funeral service for James Gilby
High school basketball: Class A districts: Keota at Arkoma boys; Cave Springs girls at Arkoma; Talihina boys vs. Wright City at Rattan; Talihina girls at Rattan; Class B districts: Bokoshe boys vs. Battiest at Whitesboro; LeFlore at Whitesboro boys; Heavener at Stigler; Wilburton at Howe; Panama at Wister; Spiro at Stilwell; Poteau at Checotah.
Luminary lit trail hike at Runestone Park
Funeral service for Sean Ashcraft
High school basketball: Class B district Cameron girls vs. Kinta/Watts winner; Class B at Whitesboro: LeFlore girls vs. Whitesboro;Vian at Howe; Pocola at Oklahoma Christian
Memorial service for Robert Leigh Johnico
LeFlore County commissioners meet 9 a.m.
Funeral service for Wanda Peck
School board meetings
High school basketball: Pocola at Heavener; LeFlore at Idabel; Spiro at Panama; Sallisaw at Poteau.
Poteau Evening Lions Club meet 6 p.m. CASC
Poteau Rotary Club meets noon at EOMC
Republican county meeting at Reynold’s Center
Poteau Kiwanis Club meets noon
High school basketball: Class A and B regionals TBA
Heavener VFW bingo 6 p.m. Highway 59 North
HUA, City Council meet 6 p.m.
Funeral service for Wanda Peck set
Funeral service for Wanda Peck, 96, of Poteau is 10 a.m. Monday at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Jim Cook and Paul Brady officiating. Burial will follow at Monroe Cemetery, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Poteau.
She was born July 30, 1926 in Monroe to Ora (Hicks) Newman and Fred W. Newman and passed away Feb. 9, 2023 in Poteau.
Survivors include her son Richard Peck and wife Beth; seven grandchildren Lisa and Jerry Piguet, Jamie Baier, Chris and Ashley Long, Joey Long, Mandy Peck, Steve and Regina Peck, Lauren and Nick Peck-Weisenfels; 12 great grandchildren; and six great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Peck; daughter, Linda F. Long, brothers, Malvin, and Joe Paul Newman; sisters, Oweeta Carroll and Mabel Woods.
Pallbearers are Steve Peck, Chris Long, Joey Long, Cody Piguet, Josh Piguet, and Jerry Piguet Jr.
Visitation is Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Evans and Miller Funeral Home of Poteau.
Obituary for Sean Ashcraft
Funeral service for Sean Ashcraft, 57, of Panama is 10 a.m. Saturday at Green Country Cowboy Church in Wister with Pastor Hank Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Poker Bend/Royal Oak Cemetery in Panama, under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.
He was born Aug. 18, 1965 in Lodi, California to Patricia Jean (Poteet) Ashcraft and Delmer Fred Ashcraft and passed away Feb. 7, 2023 in Poteau.
Survivors include his wife, Shari Ashcraft; daughters Shauna Keck and husband Billy, Shannon Ashcraft, and Shayna Ashcraft; grandchildren Dakota Younger, Ryan Shelby, Madison Shelby, Colten Shelby, Kasander Keck and Kylynn Coble; father, Delmer Ashcraft; and a brother, Scott Ashcraft.
He was preceded in death by his mother Patricia Ashcraft; and a sister Loree Darrough.
Pallbearers are Billy Keck, Chris Shelby, Tony Courtney, Ulises Silos, Chass Ward and Mike Wilson.
There is no viewing or visitation.
Obituary for John Christy
Cremation services for John Christy, 88 of Spiro are under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.
He was born Feb. 7, 1935 in Michigan to Virginia (Holmes) Burke and John Richard Christy Sr. and passed away Feb. 8, 2023 in Spiro.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Jane Christy; daughters Pam Sivero, Julie McShane and husband Tim, and Shari Jennings and husband Larry; grandchildren Dena Miller, Krista Rivera, Corie Coull, Danny Sivero,Brittany Sivero, Tyler McShane, Travis McShane and Trent McShane; and nine great grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Mallory Martin Funeral Chapel in Spiro.