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Local troops sent for Kuwait deployment

June 29, 2011

Some of our local troops from Pushmataha County have recently had their deployment destinations changed. Originally these troops, members of “D Company 700 Support” out of McAlester, were supposed to be heading to Afghanistan after training at Camp Shelby, MS., since March.

Recent assignment changes, however, have these troops now looking at putting boots on the ground in Kuwait (a small country surrounded by Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf of Oman) sometime in early July for a 9 month tour of duty.

Dry conditions require firework caution

June 29, 2011

After the extremely wet spring we faced no one would have ever thought that with the 4th of July just around the corner we would be in need of rain as badly as we are. Although we are not in as bad of shape as Florida or west Texas, misused and unattended fireworks could have devastating consequences.

The following steps will help to keep you and your land safe this fourth of July weekend:

1. Avoid mixing fireworks with alcohol or drugs. It’s a celebratory occasion, and its easy to forget that mixing alcohol and fireworks is never a good idea.

Tea Party takes summer break

June 29, 2011

On Friday, June 24, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. the Push For A Better America Political Tea Party held a meeting at Molina’s Mexican Restaurant in Antlers. The meeting started out with an opening prayer and was directly followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Oklahoma first State in the Nation with Pancreatic Cancer Awareness License Plate

June 29, 2011

Oklahoma is leading the way by being the first state in the nation to offer a Pancreatic Cancer Awareness/Funding license plate. It will be available by November 1, 2011. No other state in the nation has such a license plate.

It is a fund-raising license plate for the OU Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, dedicated to the continuing research for early diagnosis and treatment and hopefully a cure of Pancreatic Cancer.

Most Oklahoman’s don’t know we have research in Oklahoma for, early diagnosis, treatment and cure for Pancreatic Cancer.

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