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On Saturday, December 17, Pushmataha County experienced a first for the Holiday Season. A â€śMotionlessâ€ť 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 â€śMotionlessâ€ť Parade.
On Tuesday, December 20, 2011 the Antlers Chapter of the ESA donated funds to the Foster Parent Association at the DHS Office in Antlers. Â Pictured (in no particular order) are: Â 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. Â
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.
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.
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.
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!
The first place winners of the Push. Co. Conservation Districts Poster Contest â€śForest for People - More Than You Can Imagineâ€ť for students in Pushmataha County from Moyers Public School were: Lailah Walter, Skyelar Cogburn and Luke McKnight.
The first place winners of the Push. Co. Conservation Districts Poster Contest â€śForest for People - More Than You Can Imagineâ€ť for students in Pushmataha County from Antlers Public School were: Shelby Cardona, Allanna Aguero, Aline Alexander and Takoda Frazier.
The Pushmataha County Conservation District recently judged their Poster Contest â€śForest for People - More Than You Can Imagineâ€ť 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.
Obuch Middle School has been awarded a $500 grant from TRC Disaster Solutions of Tulsa through the companyâ€™s Partners In Education grant program. The funds are being used to help pay for the integration of technology into the classrooms curriculum.Â The purchase of an iPad 2 to download audio books will benefit students with moderate to severe disabilities.