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June 13th, 2013
52nd Annual Pushmataha County Homecoming
June 13th, 14th & 15th
Thursday, June 13th
Carnival at Fairgrounds opens
Friday, June 14th
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Registration at the Antlers Depot
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Quilt Show on North High Street in the Formerly Uhles Halley Drug Store
6 p.m.: Pickinâ€™ On The Porch at the Wildlife Heritage Center Museum
Rattan: Bean Supper at the High School at 5 p.m.
Antlers: Reception at High School Auditorium 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Moyers: Reception at the High School Library honoring the Class of 1963 (50 years)
A Hugo resident has recently been charged with begin a fugitive from justice, a felony charge.
Mikki Jo Thompson, a 39 year old female, was charged with Theft by check ($1500<$20K) in Grayson County, Texas. Prior to presentment, Thompson fled the state, becoming a fugitive from justice of the State of Texas. According to authorities, Thompson fled from the state and had been residing in Hugo.
Pushmataha County Deputy Shawn Culver was called to the Pushmataha County Hospital on behalf of a victim who had been assaulted shortly after he testified in court.
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 87. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Reported Tor:Con level for area 2 to 3.
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
The City of Antlers would like to announce that the opening day for the Antlers City Pool will be Friday, May 31, 2013. The pool will be open 6 days a week, Monday - Saturday, and the hours of operation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Lifeguards will be on duty at all times. Each lifeguard is Red Cross Certified in lifesaving CPR.
Admission will be $3.00 per person per day. Please Note: All infants and children in diapers must wear Little Swimmer Diapers. No Exceptions!
During the Monday, May 27th, meeting of the Pushmataha County Commissioners, the Commissioners, Michael A. Brittingham, Jimmy Long, and Jerry Duncan; signed an Emergency Disaster Proclamation for Pushmataha County.
This proclamation will allow the county to request assistance from FEMA to help our county recover from costs due to the flooding, high winds and power outages that hit our county last week and caused considerable damage to public and private properties.
Severe storms will initiate near dryline out west this afternoon... eventually organizing into one or more clusters as they move into eastern OK. Damaging winds...large hail and an isolated tornado are possible with these storms late today into the evening from roughly highway 75 westward.
From The National Weather Service: HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
WED MAY 29 2013
On May 11, 2013, a 1 or 2 year old female child was found standing next to a passed out male driver trying to wake him up.
Deputy Darrell Nichols was on patrol in Pushmataha County heading south on Gilly Road, coming up to HWY 271 North, when he found a green vehicle parked in the middle of the intersection with the motor running and headlights on. As Nichols approached the vehicle the first thing he saw was a white male passed out behind the wheel with his feet on the clutch and break petals. Standing next to the man was a 1 or 2 year old female child trying to wake him up.
The Antlers High School Graduating Class of 2013 will walk across the stage at 8:00 p.m. tonight in the Antlers Gym.
Congratulations to all of the graduates! You have worked so hard and we are all very proud of you! Keep up the hard work and you will go far!
Letters were mailed on Monday and Tuesday (May 20/21) to residents and businesses in the Darwin and Moyers Fire Department response area. Residents who live in these two fire departments who do not receive a letter by Tuesday, May 28th, should call SDR at 800-238-1911. Spatial Data Research (SDR), was contracted by Pushmataha County to complete the 9-1-1 Mapping and Addressing Project.
The next fire departments to be notified are Antlers, Rattan and Sobol.