November 20th, 2014
In spite of frigid weather, the stands were filled with Bearcat fans who traveled to Stroud to watch their Bearcats, Friday, November 14, in their first playoff game in ten years. The Stroud Tigers were a tough match with a 9-1 record, while the Bearcats was coming off their first winning season since 2004. All knew that it was not going to be easy for the Bearcats, but the guys were determined to show their grit - and, they did.
The Choctaw Electric Cooperative recently contacted Mark Matloff, District Attorney for Choctaw, McCurtain, and Pushmataha Counties, concerning the information from its ongoing investigation into mismanagement and wrong doings within the cooperative.Â
According to CEC, they were directed to contact the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and deliver their information to them.Â They have subsequently met with an agent of the OSBI and provided the agent with the entirety of their information to date.Â
The Oklahoma State Fire Marshal and the Pushmataha County Sheriff's Department are investigating a deadly house fire that took place over Tuesday night in Pushmataha County.
The state fire marshal was on the scene Wednesday.
Authorities say a man and women died in the fire, at a home east of Antlers on HWY 3.
After a preliminary investigation, authorities are working on the theory the fire was accidental.
The victims' bodies have been sent to the medical examiners' office for identification.
On Monday, November 10, 2014, at approximately 4:45 p.m., a three vehicle collision on Main Street in Antlers surprisingly left no one injured after a Blazer flipped.
According to Antlers Police Department, Zachary McDaniel, driver of the Blazer, was pulling away from the stop sign located at the intersection of S.E. â€śEâ€ť Street and Main Street when a white van pulled onto the roadway from N.E. â€śEâ€ť traveling East.
In Friday's non-league game, the Antlers Bearcats knocked off the Hugo Buffaloes, by a count of 34-14.
The Bearcats scored all of their points in the first half and held the Buffaloes to 0.
During the second half the tables started to turn as the Buffaloes put 8 points on the board during the 3rd quarter and 6 during the 4th. They held the Bearcats to 0 during the sencond half of the game.
The Bearcats now own a 6-4 record.
They play next during the playoffs this Friday, Nov. 14th at 7:30 p.m. as they travel to Stroud
Check out highlights of the Bears' dominating win over OU.
NFL on FOX recap the Cowboys' win.
In Tuesdayâ€™s General Election, residents of Pushmataha County came out in record numbers to vote on several important matters and political offices; including but not limited to three state questions, one county question and positions from Governor of Oklahoma to local representatives.
One of the matters that residents were very interested in seeing was the results regarding liquor by the drink. A large number of voters cast their opinion on this one and the majority of residents voted against it. Liquor by the drink was voted down 1,1272 (52.11%) to 1,169 (47.89%).
Weatherwise, it was a great evening for football as the Antlers Bearcats traveled to Liberty to square off against the Tigers on Thursday, October 16. The overflow crowd of Bearcat fans didn't seem to mind the long drive as they prepared to watch their team play for their third district win.
Criminal charges could be brought against county officials in Pushmataha County.
After the Office of the State Auditor and Inspector released their audit findings for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013 on Friday, Matloff had the task of looking over the extensive report, 66 pages total, and deciding if any of the information found within those pages warranted further investigation. Matloff decided it did and on Monday he request a full OSBI investigation.