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April 28th

Mary Durham

April 28, 2011

Mary Durham was born in Rattan on January 12, 1922 to Parker & Eva Mae Rosenthal. She passed from this life on April 18, 2011 in Mt. Juliet, TN., at the age of 89. Mary married James H. Durham in September of 1943. Mary was of German and Choctaw descent. She worked as a high school teacher, a farm worker and during WWII, she worked in a plant building fighter planes. After the war she raised their children and became her sons' Cub Scout/Boy Scout Den Mother. She was also active in the church as a Sunday School teacher.

Last Week's Scramble Cancelled Due to Weather

April 28, 2011

Last Thursday's scramble was rained out. But that's OK because the rain really helped out. Definitely something the greens needed. They've grown more in the last week than in the first 4 months of the year.

The scramble will tee off at 6:00 p.m. this week if we don't get rained out again.

Big Randy Dillishaw is the league winner this year. Randy nudged Moe Calder out by 1/2 point. These two guys have been fighting it out all season.

Choctaws & Chickasaws Still Fighting For Water Rights

April 28, 2011

Records show that in February 2011, two of Oklahoma's largest tribal nations made a direct threat to sue over the state's high-profile sale of 90% of Sardis Lakes water rights to Oklahoma City for $42 million last June.

Since then, OKC has continued Sardis Lake development work even after a tribal attorney warned them that it was "profoundly unwise" and could spur a lawsuit that would strike at the heart of a decades-old dispute over water rights in Oklahoma, because tribal nations predate statehood.

Sardis Lake Makes National News

April 28, 2011

Over the past year we have ran many articles about the water rights issues of Sardis Lake and how the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations have joined forces with residents in Southeastern Oklahoma to help fight to protect the water and keep it where it belongs, in Southeastern Oklahoma.

April 26th

Governor Mary Fallin Signs Law Expanding Self-Defense Rights

April 26, 2011

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed into law House Bill 1439, authored by Representative Steven Vaughan and Senator David Myers. HB 1439 expands the right to use deadly force when in fear of imminent peril of death or great bodily harm. Current law allows individuals to use deadly force only in their homes; HB 1439 expands that right to include their place of business. The bill takes on November 1.

April 22nd

Governor Mary Fallin Signs Two Pro-Life Bills into Law

April 22, 2011

April, 20, 2011 - OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed two pieces of pro-life legislation into law at a ceremony attended by pro-life legislators and advocates.

April 21st

Lady Cat golfers take aim at Regionals

April 21, 2011

On Tuesday, April 19, 2011 the Antlers Girls Golf Team participated in the Regional Qualifying Tournament in Sulpher at the Sulpher Hills Golf Course.

The Girl's team took home 4th place out of the schools that were in attendance and all four team members qualified to move on and participate in the Regional Tournament in Purcell on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.

The Antlers Girls Golf Team includes Megan Buchanan, Kaci Hokett, Hanna Maple and Breanna Rosa. The girls are coached by their proud and patient leader, Coach Mar

Big Bass Rodeo turns 40

April 21, 2011

On April 16-17, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held their 40th Annual Big Bass Rodeo. The Big Bass Rodeo is a big bass tournament and is the longest, continuous running big bass tournament in the state. The tournament was held at Pine Creek Lake. Eighty-four anglers competed in the event. This number was down from previous years, most likely due to the extremely low lake level due to construction to make repairs on the dam.

Weather forces scramble format change

April 21, 2011

Last Thursday we played CATS as not many people showed up for the scramble. Of course the threat of foul weather was in the air. We did get in 9 holes before the weather really started to deteriorate.

We had 3 players win CATS. Moe Calder, Randy Dillishaw and Brad Mills won 1 each. To win a CAT a person must win a hole over everyone who is playing. One ties, all tie. Big Randy and Moe also won KPs. Randy got 4 and Moe got 6.

I think everyone who participated enjoyed the format. As I stated last week, if 12 people don't show up we're gonna play CATS. Good idea Tina! Where were you?

Eva Nell Wilkins

April 21, 2011

Eva Nell Wilkins was born October 8, 1926 in Soper to Ruby and Lucille (Mote) Sinks. She went home to be with the Lord April 16, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 84. Eva lived in this area for the past seven years. She enjoyed watching westerns and wrestling. She especially loved spending time with her friends and family. Eva was preceded in death by her parents: Ruby & Lucille Sinks; brothers: Willie Sinks and James Sinks; grandchildren: Wesley Michael Kellogg, Thomas Ray Wilkins and Tametha Lawon Burnett.

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