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November 4th, 2014
In Tuesdayâ€™s General Election, residents of Pushmataha County came out in record numbers to vote on several important matters and political offices; including but not limited to three state questions, one county question and positions from Governor of Oklahoma to local representatives.
One of the matters that residents were very interested in seeing was the results regarding liquor by the drink. A large number of voters cast their opinion on this one and the majority of residents voted against it. Liquor by the drink was voted down 1,1272 (52.11%) to 1,169 (47.89%).
Criminal charges could be brought against county officials in Pushmataha County.
After the Office of the State Auditor and Inspector released their audit findings for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013 on Friday, Matloff had the task of looking over the extensive report, 66 pages total, and deciding if any of the information found within those pages warranted further investigation. Matloff decided it did and on Monday he request a full OSBI investigation.
Â Â Elk season is now closed in two of Oklahoma's seven private-lands hunting zones. As of Monday, hunters in the Southeast Zone had harvested the season quota of five elk, and hunters in the Special Northwest Zone had harvested the season quota of two elk. Elk archery season remains open on private lands in the other five zones; Northeast, Northwest, Panhandle, Southwest and Special Southwest zones.
On Monday, The Supreme Court turned away seven same-sex marriage cases in five states, including Oklahoma. And now, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted its stay on gay marriage in Oklahoma, meaning that same-sex marriage is now legal in the state.Â
The Supreme Court refused, for now, to take up the basic question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marriage.
Archery Hunting Seasons Open Oct. 1 for Deer, Elk, Bear, Antelope, Turkey
October 1 is opening day for several major archery hunting seasons in Oklahoma. And prospects are looking good for most of those seasons, experts with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation said.
Morrison breaks down the Cowboys' huge win over the Saints.
The bond reduction for an Antlers man who was charged with first degree murder was denied yesterday.
Henry "J.C" Cole is accused of killing his nephew last April. The 69-year-old man called 911 on April 15, 2013, to report that he had found his nephew's body on his property.
The medical examiner ruled Gene Cole's death a homicide caused by a shotgun wound to the neck.
Officials say they found two shotguns at Henry Cole's home and determined one was used to kill Gene Cole.
Cole's arrangement is set for Today.
Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster. (Sept. 3)
Sports Illustrated's Don Banks gives his reasons to believe and his reasons to worry for the Dallas Cowboys in the 2014 NFL season.