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July 14th, 2015
â€¢ President Obama to speak in Durant on Wednesday to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma about Promise Zone.
â€¢ New Beginnings will now be meeting every Thursday evening at 7pm at Irene Robertsâ€™ House of Joy Located at 209 E. Main Street in Antlers.
â€¢ Rattan Vol. Fire Department has scheduled their Annual Fish Fry for August 22nd.
White House officials say President Obama is coming to Oklahoma next week.
Chief of the Choctaw Nation, Gary Batton, confirmed that Obama plans to visit the Choctaw Nation on Wednesday, July 15th in Durant and deliver remarks on expanding economic opportunity. The president plans to stay overnight and then visit the El Reno Correctional Institution west of Oklahoma City on Thursday.
In 2014 the Choctaw Nation was chosen as one of the Presidentâ€™s Promise Zones. They are designated to create jobs and increase economic security by partnering local communities with businesses.
The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely
Mark Day presenting Librarian Patti Lehman with a donation from the Antlers Lions Club and from FirstBank. The donations were applied to the purchase of the library's new book shelves.
The 2015-2016 Miss Pushmataha County Homecoming Queen Amber Joyce Freelove.
Amber won first place in the talent portion of the pageant for her rendition of "Someone like you," which she sang and played the keyboard.
Cross Timber Ministries
Being offended is so deadly to our lives that I can't even begin to tell you enough about how important it is that we deal with the offenses in our lives.
Jesus said that offenses will come! Not that they may, but they would! It is what we chose to do with that offense that will determine whether it will hurt our life or not. I have just come to place in my life that in any relationship that I have, I know that eventually that person will do something to hurt me.
â€¢ The Supreme Court ruled the Ten Commandments Monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol must be removed.
â€¢ The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma purchased the Clayton Country Store.
â€¢ FBI, Homeland Security issued terror warnings for 4th of July Holiday.
Jerry Duncan, Pushmataha County Commissioner of District #2, has been bound over for trial on two counts of presenting fradulent claims and one count of embezzlement by a county officer.
Investigators testified Wednesday that Duncan hired a friend to do over $40,000 worth of bulldozer work, over a two year span, without getting a competitive bid, as the law requires.
Duncan pleaded not guilty to his charges.
His arraignment is set for July 9, 2015.
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix breaks down where big name NBA free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge, Paul Millsap, Greg Monroe, Danny Green, Tyson Chandler and Rajon Rondo might end up.
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.