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October 11th, 2012
A balloon tied with a special message traveled about 50 miles from Antlers, OK to Sumner, Tx and a local junior high school student received an encouraging letter in return.
Heather Scott, a seventh grader from Antlers, launched her balloon as part of the National GEAR UP Week celebration Sept. 10-14. Antlers is one of 30 partner schools currently participating in Eastern Oklahoma State Collegeâ€™s GEAR UP for Success program.
The Pushmataha, Atoka & Choctaw Cattlemenâ€™s Association will be having their third annual dinner at the Kiamichi Vo-Tech in Hugo on October 13, 2012. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m.
The 11th Annual Deer Festival and Outdoor Show is once again upon us. As cooling temperatures and shorter days have many residents anticipating deer season, individuals and organizations scramble to put the finishing touches on their projects as attendees prepare for hours of family fun and events to keep their family entertained. The event is an annual mainstay for sportsman and individuals who enjoy the outdoors since 2002.
At the monthly meeting of the Antlers City Council, Antlers Police Department addressed the council and urged them to shorten the Cityâ€™s curfew for minors.
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As you may have already noticed, The Antlers American has been undergoing some changes over the last few weeks. We plan on continuing this trend and striving towards making this publication a newspaper that our community and our staff can be proud of.
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A Talihina man was arrested early Wednesday morning (Sept. 19) after a call was placed advising the Pushmataha Sheriffâ€™s Department that the man had broken into a house and was pouring gasoline around the outside of the residence which was located in Albion.
Deputy John Arthur was dispatched to the residence of Donna Hinton. When Arthur arrived at the residence, Deputy Marvin Watkins was placing handcuffs on the suspect, Chaz M. Austin, outside the residence.
The Board of County Commissioners of Pushmataha County recently received an outstanding achievement award from the Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma (ACCO) for attending a series of human resource workshops and ACCO safety meetings. Pushmataha County also received a $2866.36 premium discount for attending these workshops.
The premium discount was based on each commissionerâ€™s attendance at workshops that were conducted by ACCO at the following meetings: ACCO Conferences, ACCO Strategic Planning Committee workshops, ACCO New County Officers Training and ACCO safety meetings.
The Chairman of the Pushmataha County Hospital Authority has announced that Mr. Mark Rogers, CEO/Administrator, will be relocating to pursue other career opportunities that have recently became available to him and his family. Mr. Rogers expressed his appreciation to the board for their work with the community hospital and for their support in achieving some impressive accomplishments over the past several years together.
Oklahoma's November ballot includes a state question that, if passed, could have a dramatic impact on your business interests.
Passage of SQ 764 will authorize up to $3 billion for financing new projects to help Oklahoma maintain and enhance its drinking water and waste water infrastructure.
Providing the infrastructure for reliable drinking water and waste water needs is vital to the economic growth and development of our state. The Oklahoma Rural Water Association writes to you as a partner who understands the importance of fully developing our state's water infrastructure.
Push Fest to Host More than 30 Bands to Play for Three Days on Two Stages
Rumors have been confirmed that the First Annual Pushmataha Music Festival (Push Fest) will be held in the Kiamichi Mountains in Southeastern Oklahoma on October 12th through the 14th with more than 30 bands playing on two stages. This event will take place by Nashoba (about 10 miles away from Clayton).
Putting this event together are Susan and Paul LaVictorie of Oklahoma City. Even though the couple is based in Oklahoma City, they own land in Pushmataha county and travel down here quite often.