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January 19th

Rattan Student continues on to State Essay Compition

January 19, 2012

Commander Howard Sumner and Adjutant Neil Kimberlin of Hugo VFW Post 8316 presented awards to 6th grade students at Rattan Elementary for their essays in the "Patriots Pen" Essay Contest.

Ms. Hawkins’ 6th grade class wrote about the importance of patriotism in America.  The local winners of the contest were; 1st place: Nathan Carlile-$100, 2nd place: Makayla Cayton -$50 and 3rd place: Kaitlyn Jones-$25.

Makayla Cayton also won District with her essay and will compete in State competition in February.

Governor Fallin to President Obama: Approve Keystone Pipeline Now

January 19, 2012

 
On Monday, January 16, 2011, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to immediately approve the development of TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline, a project which would transport tar sands from Canada to multiple points within the United States, including the Gulf of Mexico. Under current law, the president has until February 21 to declare the pipeline “not in the national interest” or it is automatically approved. 
 

January 10th

Lady Cats claim Championship in Tushka Tournament over weekend

January 10, 2012

Starting Friday, January 6, 2012 many of the local area schools traveled to Tushka to compete in their Basketball Tournament.

Town Hall meeting to be held on changing hunting and fishing rules

January 10, 2012

Local sportsmen have the opportunity to voice their thoughts online now through January 13, 2012, regarding hunting and fishing related rule change proposals currently under consideration. They are also encouraged to attend the Wildlife Department’s town hall meeting on Thursday, January 12th. 2012 at the Wildlife Heritage Center Museum in Antlers at 7:00 p.m.

January 9th

In 2012 Make a Resolution to Get Involved

January 9, 2012

American Cancer Society Seeks Volunteers for Local Relay For Life Event
 
As you consider how you can make a difference in the coming year, consider joining the fight against cancer by volunteering for Relay For Life, an event that benefits the American Cancer Society’s mission to eliminate cancer.  Volunteer positions are still available, and more information about these volunteer opportunities will be provided at the next Relay For Life planning meeting on February 2nd, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at the AmeriState Conference Room in Antlers.

Rattan Public School welcomes new superintendent

January 9, 2012

On Wednesday, January 4, 2012, Rattan Public School welcomed a new superintendent to their administration team, Mrs. Shari Pillow. Mrs. Pillow came to us from Comanche County in Southwestern Oklahoma, where she had lived all of her life. After her and her husband Bobby purchased a place close to Rattan, she heard about Rattan’s previous superintendent, Bruce Lawless’s, retirement.

Location Changed for Blood Drive

January 9, 2012

 Press Release-Pushmataha Hospital is starting off the new year by saving lives through blood donation with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI). All healthy adults, 16 and older,* are encouraged to donate blood from Noon to 6 p.m., on Tuesday, January 17, in the Hospital’s new multipurpose room.  Blood donors at the Pushmataha Hospital blood drive will receive an OBI ice scraper and free health screenings.
 

January 5th

Bullying takes on many forms

January 5, 2012

As the second article in my Anti-Bulling series i would like to focus on the main points of bullying and the signs to look for if your child is being bullied or is a bully.

Bullying has been focused into three main points. These points are: Imbalance of Power, Intent to Cause Harm and Repetition.

Judge Driesel remembered after passing

January 5, 2012

On Thursday, December 29, 2011 many residents of Pushmataha, Choctaw and McCurtain Counties were saddened to hear of the death of District Judge Willard Driesel. Driesel, 58, passed away after a lengthy battle with several health issues, including cancer, in Tyler, TX on December 11, 2011. Judge Driesel will be remembered by many as a fair and professional administrator to the courts and to many as a true and loyal friend.

At his request, he was cremated. A memorial service took place on Monday, January 2, 2012 in Broken Bow.

Pushmataha Hospital to host Blood Drive

January 5, 2012

 
Pushmataha Hospital is starting off the new year by saving lives through blood donation with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI). All healthy adults, 16 and older,* are encouraged to donate blood from Noon to 6 p.m., on Tuesday, January 17, at Antlers Library on 104 S.E. 2nd Street.  Blood donors at the Pushmataha Hospital blood drive will receive an OBI ice scraper and free health screenings.
 

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