Archive - 2012
John Calvin Cockrill, 73, of Idabel passed from this life on October 7, 2012. He was born the youngest son of Calvin and Melvie Watson-Cockrill near Antlers. He lived in the Redland community at the time if his death. John was married to Nina Sure Henson-Cockrill on December 9, 1957. John and Nina have four children: Johnnie Sue Cockrill-Hill of Broken Bow; Nancy Cockrill-Worley of Prosper, TX.; Cindy Cockrill of Prosper, TX., Cindy Cockrill of Frisco, TX.; and Jeremy Cockrill of Frisco, TX. Nina proceeded him in death leaving their children to cherish his memory.
I would like to see an op-ed page in the paper. I have always found opinions, editorials and letter to the editor of great interest. I bet Iâ€™m not the only one.
This is a very good way to measure what is important to a community. This should be of great interest to the policy makers, people in political office and business people.
Your consideration is appreciated.
Butch of Antlers
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The Santa Holiday Circus will be in Antlers at the Fair Barn on Saturday, November 17th to benefit our local southern chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.).
There will be two performances. One at 2:30 p.m. and the other at 4:230 p.m.
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Mark Taylor, 10 yrs old from Moyers, killed his first 6 point deer on his first youth hunt with his Papal Stanley Clark in the county line area. His buck was 93 pounds. Proud parents are Nikki Merker and Keith Taylor.
Late Thursday afternoon, a young womanâ€™s white and orange kitten decided to play hide and seek inside the engine block of one of our customerâ€™s vehicles that was parked in front of the building on Main Street. She said she had just gotten the cat from a home where he was abused. Needless to say, the search was on to try to recover the scared critter before the vehicle was cranked over or he got spooked and darted into traffic.
Clayton police had a busy night when they answered a call dealing with domestic assault and battery.
Upon arrive at the residence, Assistant Chief Randall McGillvary noticed Arthur Seybold, male of Tuskahoma, asleep on the floor in the living room of the home. McGillvary advised the Chief of Police, Roger Erwin, that the City of Clayton had several outstanding warrants on him and then made contact with the woman who had made the initial call. Chief Erwin confirmed this and placed him under arrest.
Oklahomans for Responsible Water Policy (ORWP) will hold itsâ€™ 2012 Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in Antlers.
This year the ORWP has lined up two water experts, Dr. Kyle E. Murray and Dr. Jonathan Fisher, to speak about surface and ground water issues in Oklahoma.
Krasshonda N. Bray was transported to the Plano Medical Center in Plano, TX., after her vehicle ran off the road on a county road south of Rattan.
Brayâ€™s condition is unknown but she was transported due to head and internal trunk injuries. Bray is a 24 year old female from Valliant. There were no passengers at the time of the collision.
It was a great day to be a Bearcat.
Following an inspiring pep rally Thursday afternoon at Antlers Elementary, the Antlers Little League Bearcats found themselves pumped up and ready for Saturday morning football. They faced off against the Hugo Buffaloes at Antlers field in a scrimmage against their long time rivals. The 3rd & 4th Grade and 5th & 6th grade teams respectively paired up to battle their opposing teams. It was an event that did not disappoint fans.