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January 10th, 2013

Moonshine still bust ends with arrest

January 10, 2013

Word spread quickly after Choctaw County Deputies located a still at the home of a Choctaw County senior citizen, and arrested him on charges of making moonshine.

According to Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park, a deputy went to the house, which was located northwest of Soper, around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013, on a search warrant for another case when he found a still in a metal trailer on the property.

January 4th

KTC-Atoka makes donation to Antlers EMS

January 4, 2013

The Kiamichi Technology Center - Atoka recently made a generous donation to the Antlers EMS/ Ambulance Service following their HOSA Community Service Project. The group donated two (2) Pediatric Nebulizers. Pictured (L to R) are: Delbert Gay and Toby Anderson of the Antlers EMS and Becky Trotter, KTC-Atoka.

County officers sworn in

January 4, 2013

On Wednesday morning, January 2, 2013, county officials were sworn
into office. Those being sworn in included: Terry Duncan, Pushmataha County Sheriff; Jerry Duncan, County Commissioner Dist. 2; Jane Dunlap, Court Clerk; and Tina Freeman, County Court Clerk.

January 3rd

New southwest Oklahoma trout fishery opened Jan. 1

January 3, 2013

The New Year is brought in a new southwest Oklahoma traveling opportunity for anglers and their families looking for small-town hospitality and rainbow trout. The new Medicine Creek trout season is kicked off Jan. 1, 2013, and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will stock the fishery every two weeks through March 15.

The Wildlife Department is partnering with the City of Medicine Park to provide a new trout fishery in a half-mile stretch of Medicine Creek from Gondola Dam downstream to the HWY 49 bridge.

December 28th, 2012

Gas prices expected to hit all time high for first day of new year

December 28, 2012

Average retail gasoline prices in Oklahoma have risen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.98/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,294 gas outlets in Oklahoma. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to $3.24/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

2012-2013 College Football Bowl Schedule

December 28, 2012

All bowls are listed in Central Standard Time, which can change with no notice.
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Rice vs. Air Force on Sat, Dec. 29 at 10:45 a.m.

New Era Pinstripe Bowl: West Virginia vs. Syracuse on Sat, Dec. 29th at 2:15 p.m.

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Navy vs. Arizona State on Saturday, Dec. 29th at 3 p.m.

Alamo Bowl: Texas vs. Oregon Stat on Saturday, Dec. 29th at 5:45 p.m.

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl: TCU vs. Michigan State on Sat, Dec. 29th at 9:15 p.m.

Music City Bowl: NC State vs. Vanderbilt on Monday, Dec. 31th at 11 a.m.

Spice up New Years with fun deserts!

December 28, 2012

A cute and fun treat for any New Year’s Eve celebration! Make your favorite chocolate cupcake, or any flavor you want for that matter, and show it off in Martini glasses. You can use mini marshmallows to imitate champagne bubbles and make them to fit any color scheme.

For more fun ideas, like this one, visit wwww.printerest.com

Wheeler Recognized by Texas Professional Organization

December 28, 2012

Driven by a passion to continually reestablish their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their students, local educators recently joined more than 3,000 of their colleagues in three days of professional development activities in Galveston. This annual convention of over 200 programs was sponsored by the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD).

Many attend bridge dedication

December 28, 2012

Many residents of t he Miller-Jumbo area turned out for the bridge dedication ceremony for the new bridge that spans 10 Mile Creek on Miller-Jumbo Road.

The bridge was dedicated to the late Sylvester Smith, Earl Smith’s father, and George “Buddy” Henderson on Wednesday, December 19, 2012.

After at least 80 years of continuous service, the old arch rock bridge remains intact but has been blocked from any future vehicular traffic.

Bomb Squad called to Sardis Dam Road

December 28, 2012

After a possible explosive device was located on Sardis Dam Road, the Clayton Police Department and Pushmataha County Sheriff’s Department were called. Not willing to take any chances with public safety, they immediately contacted the Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s Bomb Squad.

The Clayton Fire Department blocked off both ends of the dam, which lead some to speculate that Clayton was being evacuated, but that was not the case.

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