Archive - Apr 2012
If you enjoy bass fishing, winning cash, prizes and trophies, then you might want to enter in this yearâ€™s Big Bass Rodeo. The Pushmataha County Sportsman Club will host the 41st Annual Big Bass Rodeo on April 21-22 at Pine Creek Lake. This is the oldest, continuous running big bass tournament in the state and quite possibly the nation. This is the clubâ€™s only fund raising event.
Last Saturday night, coaches, players, parents, and friends gathered to celebrate this 2011/2012 Basketball season. The LadyCats finished their season with a 2nd place trophy from the Talihina Tournament, a Championship Trophy from the Tushka Tournament, Championship trophy from our Antlers Festival, and a District Championship Trophy.
Our Bearcats walked away from this season with a 2nd place trophy from the Tushka Tournament, and Championships of Antlers Festival. Awards received at this year's banquet included:
Jack Hedrick was born on April 18, 1920 to Wade and Ville (Janway) Hedrick of Antlers. He passed from this life on April 5, 2012 in Tulsa at the age of 91. Jack served in the U.S. Army during World War II and obtained the rank of Tec 5. He was a retired rancher and surveyor from the State of Oklahoma. He married Janice Satterfield-Owens on March 6, 1993 in Antlers. Jack loved traveling, gardening, ranching, fishing, gospel singing, and - most importantly â€“ spending time with family and friends. He was a lifelong resident of Antlers.
On Thursday, March 29, 2012, the Oklahoma State Board of Education approved permanent administrative rules for a new A-F School Grading System that designates easy-to-understand letter grades to schools based on academic performance.
The 2012 Southeast Oklahoma Yard and Garden Expo took place in the Joe Decker building, located at the Pushmataha County Fair Grounds in Antlers, on March 30 and 31, 2012. With the increasingly warm spring weather the area has experienced, gardening and outdoor enthusiasts made their way to the Expo to see what new products and plants awaited them for spring and summer.
These fourth and fifth graders that attend Antlers Public Schools have collected a total of $1,273.00 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital by participating in the St. Jude's Mathathon. Pictured are: Back row, Left to right: Cailin Cannon, Kaleb Schaeffer, Christian Hammons, Cason Gee, Braden Shaw,Tracer Clark Tyler Popjoy, Lauren Gibson and Michelle Hedgecock; and Front Row: Natasha Wadkins, Destiny Humphreys, Maylee Clark, Tara Messer, Harmoni Bundeson, Avery Floyd, Stormie Thompson, Noah Dikun, Samantha Saxon, Kaylee Bowman, and Shelby Joslin
Antlers High School students competed at the Southeastern Oklahoma State University curriculum contest on March 29th. Individual rankings by student: Logan Curtis placed 1st in Microsoft Excel, Brittney Kazy placed 1st in Art-Figure Drawing I, Caleb Harrington placed 1st in Physical Science, Kelsee Schier placed 1st in Plane Geometry, John Ables placed 2nd in Integrated Productivity Software, and Morgan Spurlock placed 3rd in English II. Senior students who placed first earn a $300 tuition waiver, second place $200 tuition waiver, and third $100 tuition waiver.
On Saturday, April 7, thirty members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club competed in bass tournament held on Sardis Lake. It was either feast or famine for most the anglers. Those that were able to locate some bass were able to put together nice stringers while others had difficulty in finding a single keeper.