November 17th, 2011
Charles Wilburn Parker, of Antlers, was born on October 14, 1926, in Pitcher to Jack John and Edith Marie (Young) Parker. He passed from this life on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, in Oklahoma City, at the age of 85. He lived in Stroud as a child and moved to California as a teen.Â Â He married Ruby Simmons in 1946.Â Charles retired from Tinker AFB where he was a sheet metal worker. Â Â Following his retirement, he moved to Antlers.Â Charles loved to hunt and fish.Â Charles was preceeded in death by: one brother, John Parker and one sister, Saundra Thompson.
There were recently 20 participents at the 1st Annual Moyers Baptist Church Turkey Shoot at the Hugo Lake Shoothing Range. The winners were for small caliber, Randall Miller, for sporting clas, Johnny A. Cole and for large caliber, Joe Standridge.
The Moyers Tigers took on Eagletown last Tuesday night at home.Â First up would be the Lady Tigers.Â Kalli Winters would score the first points on a great pass from Shelby Geary.Â The Lady Eagles were quick to retaliate and quickly jumped out on the Ladies 9-4.Â At half the Ladies found themselves down 31-8.Â The 3rd qtr was kinder to the Lady Tigers and their rebounding improved with Shelby Geary hitting the boards hard for the team.Â
On Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. the Antlers Fire Department and the Kiamichi Economic Development District of Oklahoma (KEDDO) a nd the Oklahoma Forestry came together at the Antlers City Hall and developed a Community Wildlife Protection Plan.
Here are this weeks sports venues for Pushmataha County for the week of November 14th - 18th! Make sure you head out and support our young athletes!
â€¢ Basketball â€¢ Rattan Public School
November 14th: Rattan High School vs. Haworth at 6:30 p.m.
November 15th: Rattan Jr. High vs. ET at 4 p.m.
November 15th: Rattan High School vs. ET at 6: 30 p.m.
November 16th: Rattan Jr. High & Elementary vs. Lane at 11:00 a.m.
â€¢ Basketball â€¢ Moyers Public School
November 14th: Moyers Jr. High @ Farris starting at 4:00 p.m.
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When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, the turkey is the main attraction of the meal for many families.
Before the golden brown and juicy bird gets placed on the table there are some steps that need to be followed in order to ensure a safe and tasty meal, according to Barbara Brown, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension food safety specialist.
We all had trouble not getting swept up in the buzz and media frenzy that surrounded the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29, 2011, and many Americans woke up in the middle of the night to be apart of this once in a lifetime event.
The children from the Choctaw Nation HeadStart may not have been up watching the extravagant wedding but they did decide not to let the event go unnoticed. They sent the couple many warm wishes and the best of luck in the form of letters and artwork.
The Postmaster of the Antlers Post Office has informed us that on Thursday, November 3, 2011 the Postal Inspection Agency discovered a total of 5 mailboxes that had been blown up in the Antlers' area. Two of the mailboxes were located on North Hall Road and the other three were on Airport Road. Two of the mailboxes had mail in them at the time of the explosion leaving burnt reminisces of the residentâ€™s mail.
The Moyers Tigers opened a much anticipated Basketball Season on Tuesday, November 1.Â Â Â After an amazing rendition of the National Anthem sung by Taylor Billy, the Lady Tigers took to the court.
On Monday, November 7, 2011 the City of Antlers Council members gathered for their monthly meeting at the Antlers City Hall. The meeting began at 5:00 p.m. by being called to order, a quorum was established and invocation was given.