June 21st, 2012
There are a total of nine candidates running for the Congressional office of U.S. Representative of District 2, which was previously held by Dan Boren.
The six Republican candidates include:
This year's theme for the Miss Pushmataha County Homecoming Pageant was "Festival Of Colors". The pageant was held June 9, 2012 at the Antlers High School Auditorium. The Auditorium was filled with family and friends that came out to show these young ladies their support.
With the weather steadily heating up, kids being out of school and gardeners asking for rain it can only mean one thing, the 2012 Pushmataha County Homecoming is once again upon us. The community is buzzing with anticipation, wondering what will come and hoping for a grand celebration with family and friends. This yearâ€™s theme is â€śPush For A Good Time,â€ť and that is exactly what we plan to do!
At the County Commissionerâ€™s Meeting that was held on Monday, June 4, 2012, the Commissioners named individuals to the Board for Pushmataha Countyâ€™s 911 System.
The Commissioners double appointed the Ambulance Board to take the rains of the 911 Board. They feel that this was a great fit since each of the board members already knows the county well and no training was needed for the board members.
â€śIt was a really good fit,â€ť said Antlers Fire Chief Randy Janoe. â€śThey all know their areas, as well as the county, and know how to operate a board successfully.â€ť
With the growing health concerns and families and individuals wanting to live healthier life styles many are going to organic products and foods. This isnâ€™t always easy for residents living in Southeastern Oklahoma, but things just got a little bit simpler.
The monthly meeting of the Antlers City Council was called to order at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012 in Antlers City Hall. The meeting was called to order and a quorum was established. Then the board approved the minutes for the May 7th and May 17th meetings and purchase orders for May 2012.
The board then approved the 2012-2013 City Budget,Ordinance No. 2012-04 Compensation for City Clerk/Treasurer, the Workers Compensation Plan Renewal and the 2012-2013 Center Sponsor Agreement and Budget for Senior Citizen Nutrition Center.
On Saturday, June 2, members of the Pushmataha County Sportsman Club held their Annual Husband-Wife Bass Tournament and Fish Fry. Twenty-one anglers competed in the event that was held on McGee Creek Lake. Teams did not have to be husband and wife but did they did have to be a male-female team to be eligible for heavy stringer prizes. For the most part, the weather cooperated with mild temperatures, however some anglers did have to deal with scattered rain showers.
On Saturday, May 26, members of the Pushmataha County Junior Bassmasters and Conservation Club competed in the first state qualifying bass tournament of the 2012 season. The tournament was held on Hugo Lake with takeoff being at the Frazier Creek ramp. Fishing time was from safe light until 12:00 noon.