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Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
and
LeFlore County, Oklahoma 
Newspapers

NOTE: surnames listed in the various newspaper tidbits 
are *not* incorporated into the site index.

 

OKGenWeb Newspaper Information 

Various Newspaper Transcriptions

 


Area Newspapers
  • Heavener Ledger [The]
  • 507 E 1st St
    Heavener, OK 74937-3203
    918-653-2425
      has some old newspapers, but will not do lookups or allow access to archived material [Oct 2002]
     
  • Poteau Daily News
    804 N Broadway St 

    Poteau, OK 74953-3535 
    918-647-3188
    obituary information online from 
      2-24-98 - current
     
  • Poteau Today 
    203 Dewey Ave 
    Poteau, OK 74953-4203 
    918-647-8455
     
  • Spiro Graphic
    212 S Main St
    Spiro, OK 74959-2506
    918-962-2075
    918-962-3531

 

  • Wister
    Three early newspapers were operated here
    • Hardy published the Wister Ledger
    • Bridgman published the Wister News
    • Mr. Greenlee published a newspaper
    • A Missionary Baptist paper was being edited and printed here by Rev. Joe Muse in the early day.
    • Another was "Wister New Area" by John Edgell -1895
      Source:   Proud Heritage of LeFlore Co. p. 258

 

You found this information at http://www.rootsweb.com /~okleflor/newspapers/index.htm

Updated: 24 Oct 2003
Marti Graham, County Coordinator & Webmaster

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