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April 24th, 2014

Moyers Superintendent stands up for students after tragic loss

April 24, 2014

State Superintendent Janet Barresi, after feeling the pressure from voters and state officials, finally exempted two students at Moyers Public School from state testing Wednesday after the school’s superintendent posted an impassioned note on the system’s Facebook page, and it went viral!

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma's Chief to announce retirement

April 24, 2014

Choctaw Chief Gregory E. Pyle will be announcing his retirement during a festive celebration April 24 in honor of his 65th birthday.
Pyle’s career with the Choctaw Nation began on a tribal ranching board in the 1970s. He served 13 years as assistant chief and 17 years as chief. The Choctaw Nation has consistently progressed since Pyle took office in 1997. Growth in tribal revenue, jobs, services and cultural knowledge are among the goals that have been reached in the past 17 years.

Council corrects mistake made in knife ban

April 24, 2014

In an effort to relax certain laws, an ordinance was passed during the April Antlers City Council meeting to remove a city code that has been in place since 2009 (or possibly long before then) that banned pocket knives within City limits. However, an important subsection was left out by the Council which kept pocket knives illegal and had residents of Antlers up in arms.
During a special meeting that was held on Wednesday, April 16th, the subsection was added to the ordinance and refilled. The law has been remanded.

Four killed in collision

April 24, 2014

Four lives were claimed in Grant on Sunday night after a vehicle failed to yield and pulled out in front of another vehicle.
The fatality collision took place one mile west of Grant on HWY 271 in Choctaw County at approximately 9:00 p.m.
What happened, according to the OHP Trooper’s report, was that vehicle 1, being operated by Celina E. Pereze-Landeros of Dallas, T.X., was headed south on 271 when vehicle 2, which was heading east failed to yield and pulled out in front of vehicle 1. Vehicle 2 was being operated by Rodney R. Sutterfield of Antlers.

April 17th

Richard Ray Ginn

April 17, 2014

Gerald Jones

April 17, 2014

Joe Hill

April 17, 2014

Ruby Vernice Wren

April 17, 2014

OMS LadyCats bring home the championship

April 17, 2014

On Thursday the LadyCats had a rough start in the tournament losing to
Rattan moving them to the loser's bracket. They came back strong in their
next 2 games that afternoon winning back to back against Soper and Valliant
II. The ladies returned on Friday defeating Wright City to move back up
into the winner's bracket.

First Baptist Church burglarized for third time

April 17, 2014

The First Baptist Church in Antlers has been burglarized for the third time in less than two years, but now two of the three parities being charged with the crime are in custody.

Tarron Horner, Savanna Wilson and Cody Leeper, who has yet to be taken into custody, are being charged for the crime.

The First Baptist youth director stated that he came in Sunday, March 30th to find that the sound equipment, keyboards and TV monitors had been stolen.

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