June 28th, 2013
George Keeth of Antlers, was born November 14, 1920 and died June 17, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife Bonnie Keeth and his son Scott Keeth. He is survived by his daughter Karen Kubilik of Denver, CO, daughter-in-law Paula Keeth of Glen Heights, TX, step-daughters, Doris Wren of Antlers, and Jean Briery of Longview, TX. A memorial service were held Saturday, June 22 at Little Cedar Baptist Church in Antlers at 2:00 PM
As of 1 p.m. today, the City of Antlers is without water due to a contractor cutting a waterline.
As of this time, the City has no estimated time for when service will be restored.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court voted to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) citing "deprivation of the equal liberty of persons that is protected by the Fifth Amendment." This law specified that for federal purposes, â€śthe word 'marriage' means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.â€ť
Megan Birchfield, shown here with Southeastern Coach Ron Faubion, will be attending Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant this fall where she will be playing softball for the Lady Savage Storm.
â€śI am so excited for the opportunity to continue playing a game I love and to have the chance to compete with such a great team,â€ť Birchfield said.
The Lady Savage Storm finished their season with a #2 National ranking and a record of 45-9.
Wesley Clay, Antlers Class of 1975, took this stunning shot of an 11th Century Temple while in Osan, Rauasthan, India. The Temple has many visitors that pilgrim there to be blessed with prosperity by the gods (33,000 different ones in India), especially for wedding couples.
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Pushmataha County, along with much of eastern Oklahoma, has a chance of getting some pretty nasty weather over the weekend and into the first part of next week.
Counties included: ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK- CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK- LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK- OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK- PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK- WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR.
This year the Gospel Singing will be the featured entertainment for the Fish Fry. It will begin at 5:00 p.m. and last until the last group has sang.
Those scheduled to preform are:
6:4 HIM (The Danny Baker Family)
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)