Archive - News Article
June 18th, 2015
On June 17, 2012, a Antlers Police officerâ€™s personal vehicle was set on fire. The vehicle was located in the side parking area, in the alley, next to the Police Department.
Pushmataha is getting ready to celebrate the 54th Annual Pushmataha County Homecoming! This year's theme is 'Wild West.'
Yards are being mowed, curbs and street lines are being repainted and businesses are decorating in preparation!
Friday - June 19th, 2015
Methodist Men Breakfast at Antlers Methodist Church
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
AmeriState Customer Appreciation Day - Bank Parking lot
Pickinâ€™ on the Porch at The Wildlife Heritage Center Museum
Saturday - June 20th, 2015
Antlers Masonic Lodge Turtle Races at First Baptist Church
Homecoming Parade - Main Street (Lineup begins at 8:30 a.m.)
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Street Dance featuring - Jason Stringfellow Band
Opening band - Bad Habit
Thousands of people turned out for the very first edition of CatCon Los Angeles. Attendees donned cat ears, lined up to shake paws with celebrity felines, and fawned over cat-centric arts, crafts and products.
Jessica Blan was named this year's Miss Pushmataha County Homecoming Queen.
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN JUNE 2011 in THE ANTLERS AMERICAN.
Two individuals where shot and killed following the robbery of the 1st Bank & Trust in Wright City, McCurtain County, at gun point on Thursday afternoon, June 16, 2011, just west of Rattan on HWY 3.
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has partnered with Pushmataha County Commissioner Michael Brittingham to help fix the back part of Ethel Road with an asphalt overlay. The project will cost over $400,000.00.
See more on this and other projects in this week's edition!
You'll be dying to try these 16 different kinds of delicious donuts!
The first cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in Oklahoma have been confirmed in Okfuskee and McIntosh counties. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages residents to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting WNV, a mosquito-borne illness. WNV is spread through the bite of the Culex mosquito, which feeds on infected birds and transmits the virus when biting humans, horses, and some other mammals. This type of mosquito increases in numbers during mid to late summer when the temperatures climb and the weather pattern is drier.
During a special meeting of of the County Commissioners, Excise Board and Sheriff of Pushmataha County, the group revisited the mounting budget issues facing the Sheriffâ€™s Office for, what was hoped to be, the final time with the goal of finding a solution to the issue while setting in place a plan to keep the County Jail from closing itsâ€™ doors.
â€śI have not hired no attorney,â€ť stated Sheriff Duncan. â€śNor do I intend to unless I have to. That could and will be the last resort.â€ť