November 2012-November 2013
Several events will take place around the county as residents gear up for the holiday season. They include parades, shop local campaigns, pageants and a fireworks display.
A woman was arrested over the weekend with charges against her for being a fugitive from justice. Amanda Dean Smith, 33 of Haskell, was taken to jail in Pushmataha County on a warrant from Lamar County, Texas, for uttering a forged financial instrument and then fleeing from justice.
Smith had a bond of $9,999.00 set and will go in front of Judge Jana Wallace on December 11, 2013 for her preliminary hearing.
During U.S. wartime, the draft process limited many young men's ability to complete and graduate from high school. Many only completed lower to upper elementary grades.
In honor of their service, at the half-time of Moyers High School boy's basketball game, five veterans from varying branches of military service and varying military experiences, were presented with high school diplomas and became honorary members of the 2014 Moyers High School graduating class. The five veterans' military service obligations include World War II, Vietnam, and Korean.