January 28th, 2013
When an inmate in Pushmataha County jail found out that her Dell Laptop had been pawned, an arrest warrant was issued.
Police Chief Dwayne Morgan received a call from the Pushmataha County Jail and the jailer told him that Amber Kirkley was currently incarcerated in the jail due to a violation in drug court and was picked up on November 19, 2012. Kirkley had found out that Bobby Ray Merritt had pawned her laptop computer at Duncanâ€™s Pawn Shop and she wanted to file charges against Merritt.
In December, the U.S. health officials announced that this yearâ€™s influenza season had started early and they predicted it would hit the United States hard. Unfortunately, as reports from around the country make clear, they were right.
Nancy Pelosi, the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives, expressed support for raising additional taxes as a part of any negotiation for deficit reducing measures. On the CBS Sunday program, Face The Nation, Leader Pelosi was quoted as saying the recent fiscal cliff tax increase of $620 billion was â€śNot nearly enough on the revenue side.â€ť
Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) issued the following statement in response to Leader Pelosiâ€™s call for raising taxes on more Americans:
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) today reacted to President Obamaâ€™s announcement on guns that includes both Executive Orders and the pursuit of legislation through Congress.
â€śWhile we mourn with those who have lost loved ones, in no way should the actions of those few who act illegally impact the constitutional rights of the many,â€ť said Inhofe. â€śI will continue to strongly oppose any effort to undermine the Second Amendment and an individual citizen's right to keep and bear arms.â€ť
"For the past few years Jamie and Alex have been strong leaders for Texas Zoom Gold, an Elite College Showcase team, they dominate the game in every area and I anticipate they will continue that in helping the Paris Lady Dragons. Paris Junior College has a great softball program and I am happy for them.â€ť â€“ David Thompson, Head Coach Texas Zoom Gold
The Antlers Lady Cats traveled to Savanna last Tuesday and lost a heart breaker in the final seconds. The Lady Cats dominated the first half of the game and took a comfortable 10 point lead in at half, 26 to 16. However, the Lady Cats struggled in the second half, scoring only 10 points, to Savannaâ€™s 23 points. The score was tied with 4 seconds remaining in the game and Savanna called a time out right before senior, Megan Brame stole a Savanna pass, which the officials waived off.
Tanner Brown from Antlers High School made the Tushka All Tournament Team.