February 16th, 2012
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.
The Antlers Choctaw Nation Head Start Program is accepting applications for possible openings for the 2012-2013 school year. Children who will be at least 3 years old, but not more than 5 years old by September 1, 2012, are eligible to apply to apply for openings caused by children who have left the program recently. In addition, applications are being taken for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year.
Being Native American is not required. The Choctaw Head Start program serves all races/ nationalities and is directed primarily toward low-income families.
The First Baptist Church of Antlers will be opening a free medical clinic and pharmacy beginning February 23, 2012. The clinic will be open once a month on the last Thursday of the month from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. The Clinic will be located at 511 East Main Street, inside the Antlers Manor Nursing Home, across from the Pushmataha County Hospital. The Clinic will operate as first come first serve, no appointments.
The Antlers City Council held their monthly meeting on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall, 100 S.E. 2nd Street, Antlers. The meeting was called to order, the quorum was established and then the invocation was said. The first order of business was to approve the consent items from last monthâ€™s meeting. The minutes and purchase orders from January were both approved by the council.