February 16th, 2012
Jeannie McMillin, of Little Dixie Transit (which serves Choctaw, McCurtain and Pushmataha Counties), was honored as the 2011 Oklahoma Transit Professional of the Year by the Oklahoma Transit Association. The announcement took place during the 14th Annual OTA Awards for Excellence banquet Tuesday evening at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center.
On February 7, 2012, Mike Spradling, Oklahoma Farm Bureau President presented a recognition award to Paul Wade for his 44 years of service to the Pushmataha County Board of Directors. The Pushmataha County Board of Directors expressed their extreme thanks to Paul Wade for all his support on the board.
The Moyers Tigers took part in the District Tournament this past weekend (February 10th & 11th). When the Tigers walked away from the tournament, they walked with their heads proudly held high as the District Champions. The Tigers will move on the the Regional Tournament that takes place on Thursday, February 16th in Stringtown. Their will take the court at 8:00 p.m. against the Red Oak Eagles. CONGRATULATIONS TIGERS!!!!!
Emily Wolfe, of Antlers, received Reserve Grand Champion, Hampshire Breed Champion, Suffolk Breed Champion and Natural Reserve Breed Champion at the 68th annual Southeast District Livestock Show at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. There were 88 sheep in the competition in four breed categories. The show was sponsored by the Eastern Agriculture Division and the Wilburton Lions Club.
Coach Austin Lindly, the Antlers High School Girls Basketball Coach, claimed his 500th win with Antlers Public Schools this past week when his Lady Cat took on the Coalgate Lady Wampus Cats.
On Thursday, February 6, 2012, the Moyers Tigers Basketball teams celebrated their Senior players at Seniorâ€™s Night. Pictured L to R are: Senior Carrie Collins with her mother and father, Donald and Stacy Collins; Senior Jake Mattingly with his mother, Pam Mattingly, father Brian Mattingly not pictured; Senior Zack Brittingham with mother Andrea Brittingham, father Michael Brittingham and not pictured Daneal Brittingham; and Senior Terrell Morgan with mother Emily Cowett and father, Clinton Morgan.
If you have been bullied, it may affect you in many ways and stay with you well into adulthood. Â Know that you donâ€™t have to feel this way and that there are resources that can help. If you are being bullied, or know someone who is, Tell them to stop! This step is one that most never do.
The Rattan Public Schools has announced their first semester honor roll students for grades 4th though 12th.
The 4th Grade All Aâ€™s Honor Roll are: Devan Nash, Corbin Pate and Madison Watts. The Aâ€™s and Bâ€™s are: Balon Campbell, Dalton Davidson, Jaden Hammons, Kayci Koop, Marlie Leathers, Tyler Lewis, Rowdy Loftin, Caleb Pate, Ethan Taylor, Mika Taylor, Briar Teague, Justin Wheeler and Brett Womack.