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June 27th, 2013
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court voted to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) citing "deprivation of the equal liberty of persons that is protected by the Fifth Amendment." This law specified that for federal purposes, â€śthe word 'marriage' means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.â€ť
Wesley Clay, Antlers Class of 1975, took this stunning shot of an 11th Century Temple while in Osan, Rauasthan, India. The Temple has many visitors that pilgrim there to be blessed with prosperity by the gods (33,000 different ones in India), especially for wedding couples.
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Pushmataha County, along with much of eastern Oklahoma, has a chance of getting some pretty nasty weather over the weekend and into the first part of next week.
Counties included: ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK- CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK- LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK- OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK- PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK- WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR.
This year the Gospel Singing will be the featured entertainment for the Fish Fry. It will begin at 5:00 p.m. and last until the last group has sang.
Those scheduled to preform are:
6:4 HIM (The Danny Baker Family)
52nd Annual Pushmataha County Homecoming
June 13th, 14th & 15th
Thursday, June 13th
Carnival at Fairgrounds opens
Friday, June 14th
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Registration at the Antlers Depot
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Quilt Show on North High Street in the Formerly Uhles Halley Drug Store
6 p.m.: Pickinâ€™ On The Porch at the Wildlife Heritage Center Museum
Rattan: Bean Supper at the High School at 5 p.m.
Antlers: Reception at High School Auditorium 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Moyers: Reception at the High School Library honoring the Class of 1963 (50 years)
A Hugo resident has recently been charged with begin a fugitive from justice, a felony charge.
Mikki Jo Thompson, a 39 year old female, was charged with Theft by check ($1500<$20K) in Grayson County, Texas. Prior to presentment, Thompson fled the state, becoming a fugitive from justice of the State of Texas. According to authorities, Thompson fled from the state and had been residing in Hugo.
Pushmataha County Deputy Shawn Culver was called to the Pushmataha County Hospital on behalf of a victim who had been assaulted shortly after he testified in court.
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 87. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Reported Tor:Con level for area 2 to 3.
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
The City of Antlers would like to announce that the opening day for the Antlers City Pool will be Friday, May 31, 2013. The pool will be open 6 days a week, Monday - Saturday, and the hours of operation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Lifeguards will be on duty at all times. Each lifeguard is Red Cross Certified in lifesaving CPR.
Admission will be $3.00 per person per day. Please Note: All infants and children in diapers must wear Little Swimmer Diapers. No Exceptions!
During the Monday, May 27th, meeting of the Pushmataha County Commissioners, the Commissioners, Michael A. Brittingham, Jimmy Long, and Jerry Duncan; signed an Emergency Disaster Proclamation for Pushmataha County.
This proclamation will allow the county to request assistance from FEMA to help our county recover from costs due to the flooding, high winds and power outages that hit our county last week and caused considerable damage to public and private properties.