Archive - 2013
Pushmataha County can look forward to some strong thunderstorms early tonight. Spots of storms will continue overnight and into tomorrow with some bringing hail and damaging winds.
For the third year in a row, the Rattan Lady Rams are the 3A slow-pitch softball champions
Over the weekend an Antlers woman lost her life after being involved in a collision on HWY 271 just 10 miles south of Clayton.
Tori Dunn, a 35 year old white female, was pronounced dead at the scene after the 2000 Chevy Trail Blazer departed the roadway to the left, traveled 135 feet, the driver over-corrected to the right, traveled 129 more feet before the vehicle rolled one complete time. Dunn was ejected form the vehicle approximately 60 feet. She was transported to Millâ€™s & Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers.
Men and women who have tried to sell a home are likely familiar with the phrase "curb appeal." Curb appeal is similar to getting ready for a big date, only you're not dressing yourself up to make a strong first impression. Instead, improving curb appeal involves dressing your home up in the hopes it makes a strong first impression on prospective buyers, many of whom will have a strong opinion about the property before they even get out of their cars to have a look around.
Kelsee Rae Schier, Antlers 2012 Football Queen competed Sunday, April 28th, in Oklahoma City at the 33rd Annual Oklahoma's Homecoming Queen Pageant.
This pageant is sponsored by America's Homecoming Queen, Inc. It is a scholarship pageant and will include interviews and an evening gown competition. If chosen as Oklahoma's Homecoming Queen she will represent the State in the National pageant at Disneyland this summer.
Becky Wise, a native Oklahoman and retired music teacher, moved to the Antlers/Rattan area in June of 2011, but opening a Goat Dairy was not in her list of plans.
â€śWhen we moved here we didnâ€™t plan on this,â€ť Becky said. â€śWe built the barn for storage purposes and planted hay in our field. Goats were not in the realm of things we intended to do.â€ť
Boy where they wrong! When the hay was cut, Middle Mountain Dairy, a goat dairy in the Sardis Lake area, purchased the hay. Becky followed them back to help deliver the hay. That is when she got her first goat and plans started to develop.
The Antlers High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) members recently attended the 2013 BPA State Leadership Conference. Business Professionals of America members are provided an opportunity for the development of leadership skills, personal and professional growth, and career-related competencies. The state leadership conference is the highlight of the year and helps the more than 5,000 members across the state accomplish these objectives. Over 2,400 high school, middle school, and post secondary students attended the 2013 State Leadership Conference.
Antlers Elementary will be hosting a 5K Walk/Run and Fun Run event on Saturday, April 27th at 8:00 a.m. This yearâ€™s 5K, called â€śRowdyâ€™s Runâ€ť, is being held in memory of Rowdy Beasley.
All proceeds from the 5K entries fees and the promotion t-shirts will go toward purchasing playground equipment in memory of Rowdy.
The bombing that took place during the Boston Marathon has left many people confused, frightened and saddened. Now that the sirens have died down, details about the aftermath of the bombings are starting to solidify.
We now know that one of the three people killed was Martin Richard, an 8-year-old boy from Dorchester who died while cheering for his father, according to The Boston Globe. His mother and sister were also injured in the attack.
At least 176 people were injured in the bombings, with at least 17 of them in critical condition. Eight are children, according to CNN.com.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that several earthquakes shook central Oklahoma Tuesday morning.
All of the activity was centered northeast of Oklahoma City, with the strongest of the tremors being a 4.3 magnitude quake near the town of Luther.
A small earthquake of magnitude 3.0 preceded the temblor, and two small tremors with magnitudes of 2.8 and 3.3 rattled nearby within 20 minutes of the initial quake.