Archive - Feb 23, 2012 - News Article
Despite tobacco companiesâ efforts to portray smokeless tobacco products as a âsafeâ alternative to smoking cigarettes, a recent study conducted by cardiologists showed âhard evidence that chewing tobacco harms the heart.â Through With Chew Week, Feb. 19 â 25, calls attention to smokeless tobacco use, highlighting the fact that there are no âsafeâ tobacco products.
Students from Antlers that were named to the Southeastern Collegeâs Presidentâs 2011 Fall honor roll. To qualify a student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of college-level courses with a 4.0 GPA. The students from Antlers were: Colton J. Ammerer, Kayle E. Bryant, Lacey J. Morgan and Neida K. Owens. A student from Clayton was also named to the Presidentâs honor roll, Severt A. Dahl.
On Thursday, February 17, 2012, the Antlers Chapter of ESA donated $250 to the Antlers Public Library to help fund the E-Book service of the Oklahoma Virtual Library Consortium, which now has 15 member libraries from around the state. The Antlers Public Library has now raised the $1,500 annual fee to join this service.
Project SPIT receives the âSmart Start Partner of the Yearâ Award from Tri-County Smart Start Director, Dennis Willeford, for their outstanding achievements in promoting healthy learning for young children in Choctaw, McCurtain and Pushmataha Counties.