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January 18th, 2013
The National Rifle Association of America is made up of over 4 million moms and dads, daughters and sons, who are involved in the national conversation about how to prevent a tragedy like Newtown from ever happening again. We attended today's White House meeting to discuss how to keep our children safe and were prepared to have a meaningful conversation about school safety, mental health issues, the marketing of violence to our kids and the collapse of federal prosecutions of violent criminals.
The Pushmataha County Commissioners have received confirmation from the ACCO (Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma) Board of Directors that the application which they submitted for the STP (Surface Transportation Program) Project selection list for 2017, category 2, has been approved. The final decision was made on December 12, 2012.
Pushmataha Countyâ€™s application was ranked 1st of the 13 who applied, which only 6 of them were approved for funding.
Representative Markwayne Mullin was sworn into the United States House of Representatives today. He will represent Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District in the 113th Congress.
â€śI am extremely humbled and honored for the privilege to represent the people of Oklahoma's 2nd District,â€ť said Mullin. â€śI am looking forward to the work ahead and for the opportunity to serve.â€ť
At the regularly scheduled board meeting of the Antlers City Council, City Mayor, Mike Burrage (pictured above), signed a proclamation declaring January National Mentoring Month for the City of Antlers.
This proclamation was to help recognize that our success depends on helping children succeed in school and reach their full potential in life, and realize that young people need a solid foundation of support that will help them become well-educated, confident and productive citizens of Pushmataha County.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.