October 23rd, 2014
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.
Fired up and ready to go, the Antlers Bearcats were at Pocola Friday, October 3, for their second district game of the year. Coming off a disappointing loss to Panama, the team was ready to prove their mettle. Pocola was celebrating their homecoming and the game ball was delivered via helicopter.
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.
In their first district game of the season, the Bearcats played host to the Panama Razorbacks, September 26. Panama dominated the first quarter, making 6 first downs and scoring with 2:14 left. They continued to control the ball in the second quarter, with another 6 first downs, scoring again at the 4:49 mark. With the 2point conversion good, the game stood at 0 to 14, Razorbacks when the halftime buzzer rang.