Archive - Mar 2011
The Antlers Public School District is facing yet another lawsuit in response to the recent suspensions of middle school students involved in a prescription drug incident on school property during school hours.
The first suit came from the Thatcher family after their daughter was suspended for the rest of the 2011 school year for having been in possession of a prescription medication that was a generic non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
Carol Sue Baldwin was born November 17, 1941 in Idabel to Hylo and Evia (Farley) Pitt. She passed from this life March 25, 2011 in Eufaula at the age of 69. Carol married Doyle Hood Baldwin on September 24, 1960 in Hugo and together they raised three children. Carol lived in the Rattan & Antlers communities all of her life. She was a member of Antlers First Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and friends. Carol was preceded in death by her parents: Hylo & Evia Pitt; two brothers: Hal Pitt and Terry Pitt; and a nephew: Stephen Pitt.
Three county men are facing several drug-related felonies after officers serving a search warrant found drugs.
According to information filed in district court, on Tuesday, officers with the Pushmataha County Sheriffâ€™s Department and District 17 Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence of Ronald Clark. When the officers arrived, they found Clark as well as Jamie Calhoun, and Joshua Wade Scherer sitting at a table.
Â Justin Frisk, Antlers High School, will join over 5,000 other conference delegates from across the nation to participate in the Business Professionals of America (BPA) 2011 National Leadership Conference, "Stand Out From The Crowd," in Washington, D.C. May 4th though the 8th. Â Frisk will be participating in a national level business skills competition.Â
Besides having the opportunity to excel, theyâ€™ll experience the history and government of our nation through Washington, DC monuments, memorials and museums.
Â On Saturday, March 26, the Antlers High School Cheerleaders gathered together at Sonic Drive-In in Antlers to try to raise funds to help cover Cheerleading Camp costs.
Along with the funds the cheerleaders raised being carhops, manager Matt Early and the Sonic crew donated 10% of all profits made during the four hours that the squad was there.
Thanks to them and the generous donations from the community, the squad raised $1050.10.Â
The AHS Cheerleaders would like to say thank you to all who came out to support them and make this day such a success.
The Webelos II Den of Pack 396 went to DFW Airport during Spring Break to participate in the "Welcome Home the Troops" program. Â Everyday more than 100 troops arrive at the airport on their way home for two weeks of well-deserved rest and recuperation (R&R). Â Most of these members of the armed forces are returning home from their service in Irag and Afghanistan.
Whoever said a child couldnâ€™t make a difference? Well whoever it was, they were wrong. Pushmataha County is the proud home of a 8 year-old little girl who is doing amazing things to help support her Great Aunt as she goes through cancer treatments and is also helping to raise cancer awareness.
On Thursday, January 13th, the Moyers Lady Tigers went claw to talon against the Eagletown Lady Eagles in a brutal games on the Tigers home court.Â First to get their hands on the ball were the Moyers Lady Tigers.Â The girls were slow to start but gave it their all as they attempted to but the ball through the net.Â Â With a few good breakaway shots by #15- Maddi Clark, #24- Shelby Clark, #23-Shelby Geary and #22 Kalli Winters, the Lady Tigers were able to keep the score within 10 going into half-time.Â At the half the Lady Eagles were still clutching onto the lead with a score of 20-10.
In a home game againstÂ the Eagletown Eagles on Thursday, January 13th, the Moyers Tigers were ready to show everyone what they were made of, especially the Eagles who they had lost to earlier in the season.Â The Tigers jumped out to an early lead but it didnâ€™t last long as the Eagles quickly came back. #21- Brandon Slocum and #24- Jake Mattingly were on the court and playing some ball!Â With #22- Terrell Morgan sinking a 3 pointer at the buzzer the Tigers ended the end the first half with a score of 27 to 12.
The Antlers Bearcats and Lady Cats celebrated their Basketball Homecoming on Friday, January 21, 2011 at the Bearcat Gym.Â The Bearcats took the court against the Tigers with something to prove. After the whistle signifying the start of the game the Bearcats drew first blood.Â From right of the bat this was a very physical, fast paced and aggressive game.Â The Tigers learned very quickly that #33- Bryce Martin couldnâ€™t be left uncovered because of his 3-point shooting abilities.Â At half-time the score was Bearcats 24, Tigers 17.