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December 29th

"Santa" brings hay to the area

December 29, 2011

Dennis & Mary Clark, owners of "TA Farms LLC", are top quality Hay producers who made their way to SE Oklahoma from Bedford, Iowa last week after being made aware of the area's desperate need of affordable and high quality hay. After hearing this news, Mr. Clark started up his Semi to bring hay to people and their animals in need, just in time for Christmas! A total of 18 people, and their livestock, benefited and as everyone stated it was the best hay they have seen and the price was even better.

2,150-Miles Later, Keystone XL “Tour of Resistance” Ends With Demand for President Obama to Reject Keystone XL Without Delay

December 29, 2011

Opponents of TransCanada Pipeline Call for Americans to Challenge Obama on Campaign Trail Until He Denies Tar Sands Pipeline Permit

December 22nd

Twas the Night before Christmas

December 22, 2011

'Twas the Night before Christmas' or 'A Visit from St. Nicholas'

"Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there.

The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads.
And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap.

When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.

Antlers Student takes 1st place fourth year in a row

December 22, 2011

Once again Kealey Standridge of Antlers won 1st place in the Voice of Democracy essay contest at our local level. The contest is sponsored by the VFW Post 8316 in Hugo. For the 4th consecutive year Kealey has taken first place at the local level. The members at the VFW post expressed how extremely proud they were of Kealey for her great achievement.

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.

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