Archive - 2011 - News Article
On Friday, November 18, 2011, the Antlers Chapters of the ESA was pumping gas for donations at the Shell in Antlers. ESA members arrived frist thing Friday morning and began pumping gas at 6:00 a.m. and continued on into the afternoon. All donations collected will go to the St. Judes Children Hospital. The owners of Convenience Center , who also allowed the ESA to use their facilities, made a donation through the ESA to St. Judes as well.
On November 11, 2011 the Pushmataha County Sheriff Jimmy Duncan requested Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations (OSBI) assistance into the investigation of the death of Garland Cogburn, 77, when they found him deceased in his residence. Missing from Cogburnâ€™s residence was his 1999 Buick Regal.
On November 12, 2011, OSBI Agent Steven Carter was contacted by Sara Parsons and she informed that Cogburnâ€™s vehicle had been at her residence since November 8, 2011, when her husband Robert Parsons, 48, arrived at the residence in the vehicle.
Oklahoma has a lot of deer. Estimated populations are anywhere from 550,000 to 650,000, so this yearâ€™s rifle season harvest should be a good one, as far as total numbers go.
However, the quality of deer that hunters harvest may be slacking a little due to the extreme hot and dry weather over the summer and continuing into the fall, said Jerry Shaw, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation big game biologist.
On Tuesday, November 15, 2011 the Antlers Public School children got to enjoy something that most from the Antlers area would have never expected to see in the community. The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile!!! Students got to take pictures with the vehicle and also got to go inside to take a tour of the interior of the mobile hotdog.
The term â€śhospiceâ€ť (from the same linguistic root as hospitality) can be traced back to medieval times when it referred to a place or shelter and rest for weary or ill travelers on a long journey. The name was first applied to specialized care for dying patients in 1967 by physician Dame Cicely Saunders, who founded the first modern hospice, St. Christopherâ€™s Hospice in a residential suburb of London.
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.
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.
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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.