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January 4th, 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.
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.
A cute and fun treat for any New Yearâ€™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.
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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 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 Smithâ€™s father, and George â€śBuddyâ€ť 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.
After a possible explosive device was located on Sardis Dam Road, the Clayton Police Department and Pushmataha County Sheriffâ€™s Department were called. Not willing to take any chances with public safety, they immediately contacted the Oklahoma Highway Patrolâ€™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.
After forecasters were predicting incoming winter weather, which contained a 90% chance of mixed precipitation throughout the state, many area residents were not expecting to see anything but rain on Christmas Day.
Much to our surprise, and the delight of some, a dusting of snow covered the area, leaving many to travel home in questionable weather conditions.
Grants provided by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will fund archery, shooting and hunting heritage programs for hundreds of youth in Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma. The funding will also improve elk and small game habitat in Kansas and Oklahoma, and go toward elk research and tree replanting efforts in Nebraska.
â€śIt is vital that we invest resources in promoting and sustaining our hunting heritage,â€ť said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. â€śThese grants show our continued commitment to reaching out to the next generation in a part of the country that was home to historical elk range.â€ť