Archive - Feb 2, 2012
This week our Bearcats and Lady Cats traveled to Tushka for the AmeriState Invitational Tournament. In the first round our Bearcats were facing our neighbors the Moyers Tigers. The first half stayed pretty close with Sophomore Tanner Brown putting up 9 points, 4 rebounds, shooting 100% from the free-throw line. The buzzer sounded on the first half with a score of 19-23 Bearcats. Helping the Tigers out were Brandon Slocum with 12 points, and Jake Dudley with 8. The second half our Bearcats were able to maintain a small lead with Jr. Harlan House scoring 8 points, and Jr.
Mason Kellet, a senior from Henryetta High School and former Antlers Public Schools student, signed an intent to play Juco baseball for Allen Community College, a college much known by their baseball. First baseman and relief pitcher, Kellet has had an impressive High School career here in Henryetta.
The Antlers City Council hopes to pass a new tax that will be voted on by residents of the City of Antlers on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. This new tax will help to generate funds to repair streets and promote tourism for Antlers.
This tax is being refereed to as the Lodging Tax. However, the residents of Antlers will not be the ones paying this tax. No new taxes will be added to the residents of Antlers by passing this new tax. This Lodging Tax will affect those who wish to use the hotels and motels that are within the city limits by adding a 7 1/2% tax to their bills.
Information was received this week concerning the delayed release of information from a fatality collision that occurred on November 11, 2011 four miles west of Albion on HWY 271. The collision took place at approximately 10:03 p.m.
A 2004 Toyota pickup being driven by Jace B. Cable, a 22 year old white male from Clayton, was traveling north on HWY 271 when it ran of the left side of the roadway, struck a culvert, overturned twice and threw both the driver and passenger out of the vehicle before it caught fire.
On Tuesday, January 24, 2012 an injury collision occurred on HWY 2 approximately 6 miles north of Clayton at 11:05 a.m.
A 2006 Toyota pickup that was being driven by Antonio Gonzales, a 72 year old male from Clayton, was traveling south on HWY 2 when the vehicle hydroplaned on the wet roadway, ran off the road to the right and came to a stop after striking a tree.
Gonzales was transported to the Choctaw Nation Hospital in Talihina and was then transported to McAlester Regional Hospital. Gonzales was reported to be in stable condition with head and trunk internal injuries.