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July 5th, 2012

Two listed in serious condition after vehicle went airborne

July 5, 2012

On Wednesday, June 27, 2012, an injury collision occurred at approximately 3:25 p.m. on HWY 271 about .5 miles south of Antlers in Pushmataha County.

A 2008 Mazda Tribute, being driven by Patsy R. Brittingham of Moyers, was traveling north on HWY 271 when the vehicle departed the roadway to the left, struck a small embankment, went airborne and landed on a county road.

Patsy Brittingham, a 69 year old female, was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa with head, trunk internal and external, arm and leg injuries. She was listed in serious condition.

June 28th

Library presented $25,000 to make a difference

June 28, 2012

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 supporters, volunteers and local officials gathered together at the Antlers Public Library to help Director Patti Lehman celebrate receiving a very large check, in size and amount, from State Farm®.

Farmer's Market welcomes sellers

June 28, 2012

The Antlers Farmer's Market is once again open and ready for business. The Farmer’s Market is open for operation every Wednesday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until Noon. It is located across the street from The Convenience Center in Antlers.

Until the end of August, they are running a special to encourage farmers and gardeners to come out and sell their produce for profit.

“If you over planted, your plants produced more then you expected or you just want to make some extra cash, why not sell at the Farmer’s Market?,” said Shawn Long with PDI.

State’s compliance rate for underage tobacco sales drop

June 28, 2012

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) announced today the results of its annual inspection of tobacco outlets to measure compliance with laws restricting underage tobacco sales. This year’s compliance rate of 6.8 percent is the lowest ever for the state.

Rattan Fire Department wins 4th time

June 28, 2012

On June 2nd, 2012, the Rattan Fire Department won the Choctaw County Fire Fighters Challenge in Hugo. This is their fourth consecutive win. Pictured are: Front Row (L to R) Morgan Bond, Heather Bailey, Destinie Bergstrom, Charlotte Eubanks; Back Row (L to R): Dewayne Pedworth, Chief Tim Eubanks, Kody Bailey, Cody “Dangerous” King, Casey Bengstrom and Mike “Homie” Harmon.

June 21st

Local Business Owner Receives 2012 Entrepreneurial Success Award

June 21, 2012

Darren Couch, owner of Elite Construction & Fabrication located in Antlers, was selected as the recipient of the 2012 Oklahoma Entrepreneurial Success Award.

This award is presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration and recognizes business leaders in the community who began as a small business and later developed into a larger business. Such growth equates to more jobs and an improved local economy.

Officer's car set on fire

June 21, 2012

Early Sunday morning, June 17, 2012, an Antlers Police officer’s personal vehicle was set on fire. The vehicle was located in the side parking area, in the alley, next to the Police Department. The Antlers Police Department is offering a $500.00 reward for information of the person or persons who set the car on fire. All Calls Will Remain Anonymous! Please call (580) 298-5513 or 298-5514.

Primary Election to take place June 26th

June 21, 2012

As voters head to the polls on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 many have already made up their minds as to which candidates they are voting for, but some have not. The ballots have plenty of names to choose from with multiple candidates running for most categories.

For the local office of Pushmataha County Sheriff there are six democrat candidates running. They are: John Arthur, Dan Breshears, Terry Duncan, Keith Mack, Ryan Mitchell and Calvin Smith.

Overview of candidates for U.S. Representative of District #2

June 21, 2012

There are a total of nine candidates running for the Congressional office of U.S. Representative of District 2, which was previously held by Dan Boren.

The six Republican candidates include:

2012-2012 Miss Pushmataha County Named

June 21, 2012

This year's theme for the Miss Pushmataha County Homecoming Pageant was "Festival Of Colors". The pageant was held June 9, 2012 at the Antlers High School Auditorium. The Auditorium was filled with family and friends that came out to show these young ladies their support.

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