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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.
At approximately 11:52 p.m. on November 23, 2011 a personal injury collision occurred 1 mile east of Sobol on HWY 3 in Pushmataha County.
A 2000 Ford Pickup, being driven by Betty Siders, a 65 year old white female from Del City, was eastbound on Highway 3 when she ran off the road to the right and went in the ditch causing the vehicle to roll one time, after which it came to rest on its tires.
There were two passenger in the vehicle, a 43 year old white female from Tye, TX. by the name of Sheri Frisby and Cheyenne Siders a 17 year old white female also from Tye TX.
On Friday, November 18, 2011, the Antlers Chapters of the ESA was pumping gas for donations at the Shell in Antlers. ESA members arrived frist thing Friday morning and began pumping gas at 6:00 a.m. and continued on into the afternoon. All donations collected will go to the St. Judes Children Hospital. The owners of Convenience Center , who also allowed the ESA to use their facilities, made a donation through the ESA to St. Judes as well.
On November 11, 2011 the Pushmataha County Sheriff Jimmy Duncan requested Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations (OSBI) assistance into the investigation of the death of Garland Cogburn, 77, when they found him deceased in his residence. Missing from Cogburnâ€™s residence was his 1999 Buick Regal.
On November 12, 2011, OSBI Agent Steven Carter was contacted by Sara Parsons and she informed that Cogburnâ€™s vehicle had been at her residence since November 8, 2011, when her husband Robert Parsons, 48, arrived at the residence in the vehicle.
Oklahoma has a lot of deer. Estimated populations are anywhere from 550,000 to 650,000, so this yearâ€™s rifle season harvest should be a good one, as far as total numbers go.
However, the quality of deer that hunters harvest may be slacking a little due to the extreme hot and dry weather over the summer and continuing into the fall, said Jerry Shaw, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation big game biologist.
On Tuesday, November 15, 2011 the Antlers Public School children got to enjoy something that most from the Antlers area would have never expected to see in the community. The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile!!! Students got to take pictures with the vehicle and also got to go inside to take a tour of the interior of the mobile hotdog.
The term â€śhospiceâ€ť (from the same linguistic root as hospitality) can be traced back to medieval times when it referred to a place or shelter and rest for weary or ill travelers on a long journey. The name was first applied to specialized care for dying patients in 1967 by physician Dame Cicely Saunders, who founded the first modern hospice, St. Christopherâ€™s Hospice in a residential suburb of London.
There were recently 20 participents at the 1st Annual Moyers Baptist Church Turkey Shoot at the Hugo Lake Shoothing Range. The winners were for small caliber, Randall Miller, for sporting clas, Johnny A. Cole and for large caliber, Joe Standridge.
On Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. the Antlers Fire Department and the Kiamichi Economic Development District of Oklahoma (KEDDO) a nd the Oklahoma Forestry came together at the Antlers City Hall and developed a Community Wildlife Protection Plan.