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December 13th

Convicted killer captured in Hugo, 2nd inmate escapes

December 13, 2012

Oklahoma prison officials report that the convicted killer who escaped from the Mack Alford Correctional Facility in Stringtown was recently recaptured in Hugo.

Jason Bales, 29 year-old inmate, was reported missing after a routine head count at the medium security prison on Monday morning, Dec. 3, 2012. He was recaptured on Sunday morning, Dec. 9, 2012, at around 10:30 a.m.

Sheriff-elect takes office early

December 13, 2012

Pushmataha County’s new sheriff has taken office early. After Jim Duncan opted for early retirement, Terry Duncan was sworn in and is now Pushmataha County’s acting sheriff.

Jim Duncan was first elected as Pushmataha County’s Sheriff back in 2004. Jim Duncan is married to Rita Duncan. Rita was elected as Sheriff of Pushmataha County and made history in 1996 for being named the first Oklahoma woman to be elected sheriff.

Jim was thrown a surprise retirement party before leaving office with many in attendance. Everyone has wished him the best and hopes he enjoys his retirement.

December 6th

4-H Re-enrollment to begin Jan. 1st

December 6, 2012

Has gift wrapping become a lost art?

December 6, 2012

Have we become a society that is too busy for gift wrap? When a birthday arrives or the holidays come around in full force, where do most people turn? To the ultra-convenient gift bag, that's where.

Gift bags have largely taken over the party aisles at most stores, where rows and rows of gift bags in all shapes and sizes are not uncommon. If you're trying to find a roll of wrapping paper, good luck. For birthdays, anniversaries and even baby showers, paper designs have essentially become obsolete.

25 Most Popular Holiday Songs of the Last Decade

December 6, 2012

Even though the first decade of the 21st century witnessed a change in how nearly everyone acquires and listens to music, some things about music -- especially holiday music -- may never change. According to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the following 25 songs were the most performed holiday songs of the first decade of the 21st century. The date was compiled with the aide of Mediaguide, the most comprehensive digital audio performance tracking technology in the world.

1. Winter Wonderland - Eurythmics.

Christmas traditions around the globe

December 6, 2012

Families across the globe cherish their Christmas traditions. Customs may be unique to every family, but many countries boast their own unique traditions as well.

* Australia: Many Australians celebrate Christmas by coming together at night to sing carols outside. That's not as chilly as it might sound, as Christmas in Australia actually falls during summer vacation. In fact, many of the country's most popular Christmas traditions occur outside.

County awareded federal funds

December 6, 2012

Pushmataha County has been chosen to receive $3,939 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

Youth invited to participate in 2013 Livestock Show

December 6, 2012

County youth who intend, or are interested in showing livestock at the 2013 Pushmataha County Junior Livestock Show must have those animals at the Pushmataha County Fairgrounds in Antlers on Thursday, Dec. 13, between 2:00 and 6:00 PM.

Intoxicated man arrested for CDS

December 6, 2012

After several reported burglaries in the area of Main Street and N.E. “B”. Deputy James Marzek was patrolling the area when he noticed two individuals walking in the area at 12:30 a.m. on Monday, December 3, 2012.

Deputy Marzek stopped the individuals, one male and one female, and did a check to see if any local warrants existed for the two. Both individuals came back clear. The female was identified as Brandi Messer and the male was Patrick Davis.

New bridge to be dedicated in Jumbo

December 6, 2012

After at least 80 years of service, the old arch rock bridge just north of Jumbo in northern Pushmataha County has been finally been retired and a new structure is almost complete.

According to research, the rock bridge spanning Ten Mile Creek has been in continuous service since 1932, although a local historian puts the construction date back as far as 1923. When the bridge was first built, it include rock side rails, a favorite place for many children in the area to gather and throw rocks into the creek below.

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