Archive - Jan 24, 2014
The cost of correspondence is again on the rise after the United States Postal Service announced a 3-cent hike on the price of stamps.
According to the Postal Service, on Monday the price of first-class mail stamps will increase from 46 cents to 49 cents.
Forever stamps will remain a viable postage at their original purchase price and will be accepted as the only necessary form of postage for first-class mail weighing 3 ounces or less, according to the service's website.
Devon Midgley is one of many Carl Albert State College students who gave blood during an Oklahoma Blood Institute drive held on the Poteau campus Wednesday.
PDN photo by Haley Spears
PANAMA â€” Carl Albert State College softball coach David Holt signed his second LeFlore County softball player in as many days when he signed Panama senior Stephanie Barcheers to a letter of intent Thursday morning in a signing ceremony inside the Panama Gym. Holt signed Poteau pitcher RaeLynn Caldwell less than 24 hours before on Wednesday afternoon.
I had a barbecue cookout Saturday for my brother, Tim Gifford's, 46th birthday. Kevin Hill and I decided since we were going to cook, that we'd have a contest to see who made the best barbecue brisket.
TALIHINA â€” Three teams earned the right to play for Friday's fifth-place plaque at the 82nd LeFlore County Tournament.
The Heavener Wolves and the Pocola Indians will play at 6 p.m. Friday for fifth place on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium. The Wolves beat the Whitesboro Bulldogs 42-35, while the Indians got a come-from-behind win over the Leflore Savages 59-48 here Wednesday night.
The Heavener Lady Wolves will have a shot at being a trophy team in the 82nd LeFlore County Tournament in Friday's fifth-place game on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
The Lady Wolves beat the Bokoshe Lady Tigers 51-40 Wednesday night at Carl Albert State College's Mick Thompson Fieldhouse to earn a shot at fifth place at 4:40 p.m. Friday in Talihina against Arkoma.