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October 27th, 2011

New lake record set at Broken Bow Lake

October 27, 2011

A new lake record has been set at Broken Bow Lake. Ivan Kroger, of Ralston, caught a 8.3 lb fish belonging to the walleye family on September 29, 2011 in an undisclosed area of the lake while fishing with Jim Raglan.

Kroger was equip with a Shimano reel and Lews rod using a spinning rod and reel method with hard baits/plugs. This record breaking fish was 28” long, had a girth of 16.5” and was weighed dead/thawed at Frontier General Store.

THE CHRONICLES OF A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR

October 27, 2011

The middle of August, I realized that a fibrotic cyst I had been watching through mammograms each year had started growing larger. I felt an urgency to find out--I knew if something was growing, something had to be done as quickly as possible. It was time for my yearly mammogram, so I arranged for one on August 31. The mammogram did show the cyst was larger so as soon as I got the report back, I made an appointment with the doctor for Thursday, September 15.

New Dist. 1 Barn opens

October 27, 2011

On Friday, October 14, 2011 the New District #1 County Barn was officially open and celebrated with an Open House which lasted from 11:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. The new barn is 4,800 square feet located at 400 S.W. 8th Street in Antlers.

A daughter reflection of her mother’s struggle

October 27, 2011

Many individuals throughout the world have have been impacted by breast cancer either directly or through a friend or family member. For some the day that they heard those horrifying words are permanently etched into their brains, but for others it is nothing more than a blur of emotions and they can remember nothing more. That is what I remember. The day that my mother sat me and my brother down and told us she had been diagnosed with cancer is a day I will never forget, but also one that I can’t really remember details.

Sappington harvests 8 point

October 27, 2011

Ronald Sappington harvested this 8 point buck which had a weight of 125 lbs, on Pushmataha/Atoka County Line Road in Pushmataha County.

Bearcats fall short during homecoming

October 27, 2011

The Antlers Bearcats celebrated homecoming last week as they played a conference game at home against the Marietta Indians. The festivities kicked-off with the introductions of the 2011-2012 Homecoming Court. After introductions, Hannah Leyba was crowned the 2011-2012 Antlers High School Homecoming Queen. Hannah was escorted by quarterback, Bryce Martin.

Wildfire threatens homes

October 27, 2011

On Friday, October 7, 2011 local fire departments responded to a large grass fire that was burning about 4 miles east of Antlers on HWY 3. The fire dominated the south side of the road, tearing through trees and fields, with smoke that could be seen from inside city limits. With the strong winds, many were worried that the fire would be pushed into Antlers or shift and cross the highway. On Sunday morning, October 9, 2011 the fire was still smoldering but was not spreading or causing anymore damage, that could be seen from the roadway.

October 14th

Bearcats scalped by Indians

October 14, 2011

The Antlers Bearcats celebrated homecoming last week as they played a conference game at home against the Marietta Indians. The festivities kicked-off with the introductions of the 2011-2012 Homecoming Court. After introductions, Hannah Leyba was crowned the 2011-2012 Antlers High School Homecoming Queen. Hannah was escorted by quarterback, Bryce Martin.

Flu shots to be available soon at health department

October 14, 2011

There is no better time than now to receive your annual flu shot, according to state health officials.  

"As much as 10 percent of the U.S. Workforce will get the flu this year, with 17 million workdays lost as a result," said State Health Department Commissioner Dr. Terry Cline.  "Receiving a flu vaccination from your local county health department, your physician, or any of the many places flu shots are available, is absolutely the best way for Oklahomans and their families to stay healthy this winter."

Local Resident scores big at United Kennel Club’s World Coonhound Championships

October 14, 2011

On Thursday & Friday, September 29th & 30th, a local resident competed in the United Kennel Club’s World Coonhound Championships in Wooster, Ohio.

Only the top 100 dogs from across the nation get invited to attend and participate in this event and Jody Goodson of Farris and his male Bluetick Hound, CH NITE CH ‘PR’ Goodson’s Rowdy Bocephus were among them. This was Goodson’s first time to ever attend this event and he and Bocephus did very well.

Weatherwise, it was a great evening for football as the Antlers Bearcats traveled to Liberty to...
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In their first district game of the season, the Bearcats played host to the Panama Razorbacks,...

 

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