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November 20th, 2014

CEC involves OSBI in investigation

November 20, 2014

The Choctaw Electric Cooperative recently contacted Mark Matloff, District Attorney for Choctaw, McCurtain, and Pushmataha Counties, concerning the information from its ongoing investigation into mismanagement and wrong doings within the cooperative. 
According to CEC, they were directed to contact the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and deliver their information to them.  They have subsequently met with an agent of the OSBI and provided the agent with the entirety of their information to date. 

November 13th

Fire kills two in Pushmataha County

November 13, 2014

The Oklahoma State Fire Marshal and the Pushmataha County Sheriff's Department are investigating a deadly house fire that took place over Tuesday night in Pushmataha County.
The state fire marshal was on the scene Wednesday.
Authorities say a man and women died in the fire, at a home east of Antlers on HWY 3.
After a preliminary investigation, authorities are working on the theory the fire was accidental.
The victims' bodies have been sent to the medical examiners' office for identification.

Collision causes Blazer to flip

November 13, 2014

On Monday, November 10, 2014, at approximately 4:45 p.m., a three vehicle collision on Main Street in Antlers surprisingly left no one injured after a Blazer flipped.
According to Antlers Police Department, Zachary McDaniel, driver of the Blazer, was pulling away from the stop sign located at the intersection of S.E. “E” Street and Main Street when a white van pulled onto the roadway from N.E. “E” traveling East.

November 10th

VIDEO: Highlights: (12) Baylor rocks (15) Oklahoma 48-14

November 10, 2014

Check out highlights of the Bears' dominating win over OU.

VIDEO: Romo, Cowboys top Jaguars

November 10, 2014

NFL on FOX recap the Cowboys' win.

November 4th

Liquor by the drink rejected

November 4, 2014

In Tuesday’s General Election, residents of Pushmataha County came out in record numbers to vote on several important matters and political offices; including but not limited to three state questions, one county question and positions from Governor of Oklahoma to local representatives.
One of the matters that residents were very interested in seeing was the results regarding liquor by the drink. A large number of voters cast their opinion on this one and the majority of residents voted against it. Liquor by the drink was voted down 1,1272 (52.11%) to 1,169 (47.89%).

October 23rd

County officials could be brought up on criminal charges

October 23, 2014

Criminal charges could be brought against county officials in Pushmataha County.
After the Office of the State Auditor and Inspector released their audit findings for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013 on Friday, Matloff had the task of looking over the extensive report, 66 pages total, and deciding if any of the information found within those pages warranted further investigation. Matloff decided it did and on Monday he request a full OSBI investigation.

October 10th

Elk Season Closes in Two Zones

October 10, 2014

   Elk season is now closed in two of Oklahoma's seven private-lands hunting zones. As of Monday, hunters in the Southeast Zone had harvested the season quota of five elk, and hunters in the Special Northwest Zone had harvested the season quota of two elk. Elk archery season remains open on private lands in the other five zones; Northeast, Northwest, Panhandle, Southwest and Special Southwest zones.

October 9th

Same-sex marriage NOW LEGAL in OK

October 9, 2014

On Monday, The Supreme Court turned away seven same-sex marriage cases in five states, including Oklahoma. And now, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted its stay on gay marriage in Oklahoma, meaning that same-sex marriage is now legal in the state. 
The Supreme Court refused, for now, to take up the basic question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marriage.

October 2nd

Hunting season is NOW OPEN

October 2, 2014

Archery Hunting Seasons Open Oct. 1 for Deer, Elk, Bear, Antelope, Turkey

October 1 is opening day for several major archery hunting seasons in Oklahoma. And prospects are looking good for most of those seasons, experts with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation said.

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