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October 25th, 2012
Late Thursday afternoon, a young womanâ€™s white and orange kitten decided to play hide and seek inside the engine block of one of our customerâ€™s vehicles that was parked in front of the building on Main Street. She said she had just gotten the cat from a home where he was abused. Needless to say, the search was on to try to recover the scared critter before the vehicle was cranked over or he got spooked and darted into traffic.
Clayton police had a busy night when they answered a call dealing with domestic assault and battery.
Upon arrive at the residence, Assistant Chief Randall McGillvary noticed Arthur Seybold, male of Tuskahoma, asleep on the floor in the living room of the home. McGillvary advised the Chief of Police, Roger Erwin, that the City of Clayton had several outstanding warrants on him and then made contact with the woman who had made the initial call. Chief Erwin confirmed this and placed him under arrest.
Oklahomans for Responsible Water Policy (ORWP) will hold itsâ€™ 2012 Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in Antlers.
This year the ORWP has lined up two water experts, Dr. Kyle E. Murray and Dr. Jonathan Fisher, to speak about surface and ground water issues in Oklahoma.
Krasshonda N. Bray was transported to the Plano Medical Center in Plano, TX., after her vehicle ran off the road on a county road south of Rattan.
Brayâ€™s condition is unknown but she was transported due to head and internal trunk injuries. Bray is a 24 year old female from Valliant. There were no passengers at the time of the collision.
Youth hunters have the first chance at a deer with a rifle during the youth deer gun season slated for Oct. 19-21.
The youth season is open to hunters under 18 years of age who are accompanied in the field by an adult who is at least 18 years old or older. The adult is permitted to archery hunt while accompanying the youth, but they may not hunt with a firearm.
An arrest warrant was issued for an Antlers man after striking a man in the face at the FirstBank ATM in Antlers.
Officers responded to a call from Michael Staples who informed them he was at the FirstBank ATM in Antlers when his foot slipped off the break causing him to slowly roll forward and he hit the vehicle in front of him.
With hunting seasons underway, and the hot summer temperatures giving way to fall like conditions, many hunters in the area have been itching to hit the woods and do some much anticipated camping and hunting.
However, when it is time to hunt, it is also time to have all your permits and licenses in order and to hunt safely and legally.
Mark W. Webb, of Nashoba, was recently ticketed by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife for taking a coon in a closed season and spotlighting around the Honubia area. He will face the courts on October 31, 2012 in an initial appearance at 10:00 a.m.
Obtaining an Oklahoma hunter education card is now just a few clicks away for most of the state's prospective hunters.
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is now offering the complete hunter education course online. The successful cyber-student will be able to print an Oklahoma hunter education card after completing the free course.
Friday, October 19, is proclaimed â€śGeologic Mapping Dayâ€ť in Oklahoma by decree of Governor Mary Fallin. The proclamation outlines the various functions of geologic maps that include city planning, geologic hazard evaluation, oil and gas exploration, non-fuel and building material location, recreation areas, hunting and fishing plans, and much other needed information.
The first annual PushFest, music festival, has been canceled. The event was supposed to take place this weekend in the Nashoba area but due to a lack of ticket sales for the event, the founders decided to cancel.
The newspaper received this message from the foundation.
"Message from Paul and Susan LaVictoire:
'It is with a heavy heart that we are forced to announce the cancellation of Pushmataha Music Festival 2012. Unfortunately, ticket sales just aren't where they needed to be.