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May 1st, 2012

Antlers Public Library finalist on facebook for $25,000

May 1, 2012

The Antlers Public Library has the amazing opportunity to compete in State Farm’s ‘Cause An Effect’ program, which will allow the Library the chance to receive a $25,000 grant to complete its ongoing expansion, Project Patron. All they need from the community is a simple click of a button, or 10.

April 26th

Sign Up NOW for the 56th Annual Youth Forestry & Wildlife Camp

April 26, 2012

Students need to move quickly or miss out on one of this summer’s most exciting outdoor adventure. The 56th Annual Oklahoma Youth Forestry & Wildlife Camp is accepting on-line applications for campers ages 13-15 years old who want to have fun in the outdoors learning about forestry, wildlife and natural resources.

The week-long camp will be held June 4th-9th, 2012 at beautiful Beavers Bend State Park near Broken Bow and is open to boys and girls from across the state.

Antlers student serves as page at capital

April 26, 2012

Jessica Blan, a student at Antlers High School, served as a page in the Oklahoma House of Representatives during the week of April 16th through April 19th. Blan was sponsored by Representative R. C. Pruett of House District 19.

Jury convicts Stone of 3 counts of Lewd Molestation

April 26, 2012

On Friday, April 20, 2012, a jury comprised of six man and six woman deliberated for less than two hours before convicting Jimmy Stone, Antlers, with three counts of Lewd Molestation and recommending that he serve twenty four years in prison. Stone was originally charged with four counts of First Degree Rape and one count of Lewd Molestation in May of 2011.

Political Speaking helps raise over $2000 for Relay For Life

April 26, 2012

On Friday, April 20, 2012, many individuals from the community gathered together at a benefit pie auction and political speaking that was put on by The Foxy Friends Pushmataha County Relay For Life Team.

The goals for the evening were to raise hoards of cash for the American Cancer Society and to allow voters a chance to get to know more about the candidates who are running for Pushmataha County Sheriff. Both were accomplished as each candidate that is running spoke and over $2000 was raised for Relay For Life.

Antlers Student advances to Nationals

April 26, 2012

Regional champions from all over the state traveled to Tulsa on Sunday, April 15th, for the State SkillsUSA Conference. Contestants competed in both job skills contests and leadership contests. Kiamichi Technology Center-Atoka had a standout student who placed in both competitions.

Adam Jobe, Antlers High School, placed 1st in the Construction contest, advancing him to the National SkillsUSA competition this summer in Kansas City, MO. Adam is a second-year high school student, under the instruction of Jim Marley at KTC-Atoka.

April 19th

Pushmataha County recognized documentary

April 19, 2012

Pushmataha County was recognized in the debut of a documentary titled "The Earth Chronicles Project: Oklahoma" held on Saturday, March 17 at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee.

Fran Hardy, M.Ed., artist and educator and Bob Demboski, filmmaker, produced a series of documentaries that illustrate the intersection of art, creativity, ecological sustainability and cultural preservation in different regions of the United States.

Annual Tea presented by Twentieth Century Club

April 19, 2012

Members of the Antlers Twentieth Century Club, OK Chapter of the GFWC, met on Apr. 11, 2012, at 1:00 p.m., in the home of Roberta Burrage to have the annual Antlers High School Senior Girls Tea. All members participated by bringing finger foods. Tea and punch were served.

There were 28 beautiful girls in attendance. The girls were welcomed by Roberta and given a short history of the GFWC Club. Refreshments were served and the girls sat at tables provided on the patio by the pool area.

4-H members attend Science Lock-In

April 19, 2012

The Pushmataha County 4-Her’s recently attended the S.E. District 4-H Science Museum Lock in Oklahoma City. The theme for this year’s lock in was: Pirates without the Caribbean. There were around 50 members that attend.

April 12th

Board of Education Approves A-F School Grading System

April 12, 2012

On Thursday, March 29, 2012, the Oklahoma State Board of Education approved permanent administrative rules for a new A-F School Grading System that designates easy-to-understand letter grades to schools based on academic performance.

 

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