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April 29th, 2011

Cancer Survivors To Be Honored at 2011 Relay For Life

April 29, 2011

The 2011 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pushmataha County is less than two weeks away! What is the main purpose of the night? To remember and honor loved ones who have had to face cancer. And we want all of you there!

On May 6, 2011 at the Antlers Bearcats Stadium in Antlers members of Pushmataha County will come together to honor and remember loved ones both living and lost. All cancer survivors are greatly encouraged to attend and take part in this amazing event. We want you there!

OHCE Week declared

April 29, 2011

The first week of May 2011 has been declared Oklahoma Home and Community Education Week in Pushmataha County.

OHCE is a program of continuing education in all aspects of home and community life, said Beth Pike, Pushmataha County Extension educator.

“The organization’s ultimate mission is to educate its members to be well-informed and to handle change in their home and community,” she said. “With its relationship with the Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension, OHCE presents research-based information to its members.”

April 28th

Lets Paint the County Purple!

April 28, 2011

That’s right, it is time one again to pony up the cash and purchase your purple bow to adorn your business doors, home, cars, gates, mailboxes, fence posts and where ever else you can thing of putting one!

This is one of the biggest fundraisers that the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pushmataha County did last year and this time they are planning to go bigger and leave no stone unturned and no resident without a purple bow!

Choctaws & Chickasaws Still Fighting For Water Rights

April 28, 2011

Records show that in February 2011, two of Oklahoma's largest tribal nations made a direct threat to sue over the state's high-profile sale of 90% of Sardis Lakes water rights to Oklahoma City for $42 million last June.

Since then, OKC has continued Sardis Lake development work even after a tribal attorney warned them that it was "profoundly unwise" and could spur a lawsuit that would strike at the heart of a decades-old dispute over water rights in Oklahoma, because tribal nations predate statehood.

Sardis Lake Makes National News

April 28, 2011

Over the past year we have ran many articles about the water rights issues of Sardis Lake and how the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations have joined forces with residents in Southeastern Oklahoma to help fight to protect the water and keep it where it belongs, in Southeastern Oklahoma.

April 26th

Governor Mary Fallin Signs Law Expanding Self-Defense Rights

April 26, 2011

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed into law House Bill 1439, authored by Representative Steven Vaughan and Senator David Myers. HB 1439 expands the right to use deadly force when in fear of imminent peril of death or great bodily harm. Current law allows individuals to use deadly force only in their homes; HB 1439 expands that right to include their place of business. The bill takes on November 1.

April 22nd

Governor Mary Fallin Signs Two Pro-Life Bills into Law

April 22, 2011

April, 20, 2011 - OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed two pieces of pro-life legislation into law at a ceremony attended by pro-life legislators and advocates.

April 21st

Trash Off Project Continues to Grow

April 21, 2011

The Antlers Lions Club would like to thank all those that participated in this year's Trash-Off Day held Saturday, April 16, 2011! Several pickup loads of trash were removed from the roads entering the city of Antlers as well as around community areas such as the fairgrounds, football and softball fields, Little People's Park, the library, the Depot, and more! Forty-two volunteers participated this year, more than any of the previous years!

Senior girls attend annual tea

April 21, 2011

On Wednesday, April 13, 2011 the 21 Century Club hosted the Antlers High School's Senior Tea, which has become a highly anticipated annual event in Antlers for the Senior girls. The girls gathered together at the home of Margaret McAdams in Farris. Senior Sponsors who also attended the tea were Dr. Kelis Berry and Martha Smith.

Area Pounded By Storms

April 21, 2011

On Thursday night, April 14, 2011 many of Pushmataha County’s Residents watched and waited to see what the incoming super cell storm had in store for us.  For most, it amounted to nothing more than power outages, strong winds and heavy rains.  With multiple cells crossing over our area, most of us came out no worse for wear.

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