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December 22nd

Rattan graduate to be commissioned to 2nd Lieutenant

December 22, 2011

Pvt. Ashley Webb, a graduate of Rattan High School, enlisted in the National Guard in May 2011 with East Central University's Gold Program. Upon graduation at ECU, Webb, an automated logistics specialist, will be commissioned to second lieutenant.

Webb says the college benefits are what brought her to the National Guard. "I joined for the money to go to college with the tuition waiver," she says, "and because so many in my family are in the military."

Motionless Parade makes debut

December 22, 2011

On Saturday, December 17, Pushmataha County experienced a first for the Holiday Season. A “Motionless” Christmas Parade.

Many residents voiced their unfavorable opinions about breaking tradition this year as the Pushmataha County Chamber of Commerce, the Deer Capitol Tourism Association and Pushmataha Development Initiative decided to do away with the traveling down Main Street parade and decided to make it become a “Motionless” Parade.

ESA Donates to Foster Parent Association

December 22, 2011

On Tuesday, December 20, 2011 the Antlers Chapter of the ESA donated funds to the Foster Parent Association at the DHS Office in Antlers.  Pictured (in no particular order) are:  Alison Cannon, Mindy Griffin, Kelly Williams - Vice President of the Foster Parent Association, Trina Low- President of the ESA and Misty Gather - Foster Care Specialist.  

December 15th

Hospital receives $20,000 in donations

December 15, 2011

On Monday, December 12, 2011 the Pushmataha Hospital Auxiliary donated $10,000 to the Pushmatah Hospital to help cover the cost of new monitors for the ER. The Pushmataha Medical Foundation also donated $10,000 to the cause. Pictured from right to left are Mary Virden, Betty Cole, Steven Poe and Linda St. Clair.

Finley residents fight closing of Post Office

December 15, 2011

Residents of Finley have been going through the steps required to appeal the United States Postal Services closure of the Finley Post Office from taking place the last several months. Residents that go to the Finley Post Office to retrieve their mail, or do postal business, will be rerouted through the Clayton Post Office if the Finley Post is indeed closed.

December 8th

Pipeline protesters riding for awareness

December 8, 2011

A 1,700 mile bike ride to protest the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline has all but consumed Tom Weis since he set forth on his journey from the United States - Canadian boarder in Montana in mid-October of this year to follow the route of the purposed pipeline until he reaches Houston, TX towards the end of Christmas.

December 1st

'Tis the Season of Saving - Small Businesses that is...

December 1, 2011

As the holidays approach, the giant foreign factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods, remember that this is merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor.

Make this year different! This year Americans need to give the gift of genuine concern for other Americans. There is no longer an excuse that, at gift giving time, nothing can be found that is produced by American hands. Yes there is!

Conservation District names winners from Moyers

December 1, 2011

The first place winners of the Push. Co. Conservation Districts Poster Contest “Forest for People - More Than You Can Imagine” for students in Pushmataha County from Moyers Public School were: Lailah Walter, Skyelar Cogburn and Luke McKnight.

Conservation District names contest winners from Antlers

December 1, 2011

The first place winners of the Push. Co. Conservation Districts Poster Contest “Forest for People - More Than You Can Imagine” for students in Pushmataha County from Antlers Public School were: Shelby Cardona, Allanna Aguero, Aline Alexander and Takoda Frazier.

Conservation District names contest winners

December 1, 2011

The Pushmataha County Conservation District recently judged their Poster Contest “Forest for People - More Than You Can Imagine” for students in Pushmataha County. 321 entries were turned in and the first place winners moved on to the Area Contest to be judged to see what entrees, if any, would continue on to State.

One entree placed at Area and will go on to be judged at a State level. This poster was created by Jamie Jones of Rattan.

Bearcats make it further than any boy’s basketball team in AHS history!! By: Jenifer Smith
The 2014 Quad County Conference All-Conference All Star Game and team members have been set...
Your 2013/2014 Homecoming Queen is Emma Branton, who is the daughter of Ronnie & Dona Branton...

 

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