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December 15th

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.

Obuch Middle School Awarded TRC Grant

December 1, 2011

Obuch Middle School has been awarded a $500 grant from TRC Disaster Solutions of Tulsa through the company’s Partners In Education grant program. The funds are being used to help pay for the integration of technology into the classrooms curriculum.  The purchase of an iPad 2 to download audio books will benefit students with moderate to severe disabilities.

Rollover injures two

December 1, 2011

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.

November 22nd

Antlers Chapter of ESA "pumped" for St. Judes!

November 22, 2011

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.

Murder charges filed

November 22, 2011

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 Cogburn’s residence was his 1999 Buick Regal.

On November 12, 2011, OSBI Agent Steven Carter was contacted by Sara Parsons and she informed that Cogburn’s vehicle had been at her residence since November 8, 2011, when her husband Robert Parsons, 48, arrived at the residence in the vehicle.


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