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July 20th, 2011

Pipeline could create new jobs in OK; EPA tries to scuttle oil transport from Canada's tar sands

July 20, 2011

Many of us might not have heard that since 2008 a Canadian oil company, TransCanada, has been awaiting approval to start construction on an extension project called the Keystone XL Oil Pipeline. This pipeline would extend the companies existing Keystone Pipeline, which currently runs from Alberta, Canada to Cushing, OK, to supply oil to others in Oklahoma and ultimately Port Arthur, TX.

Rattan girls to compete in the Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Pageant

July 20, 2011

 
The Oklahoma Rodeo Pageants Council, Inc., host of the Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant, has recently announced their upcoming pageant in Oklahoma City.  The pageant will be held July 20 through July 23, 2011 and two girls from Rattan will take part in t he pageant representing the 2011 Hugo PRCA Rodeo.
 

July 14th

Bob Parsons

July 14, 2011

Bob Parsons was born August 8, 1985 in Idabel to B.J. Parsons and Yonna Parsons. He passed from this life on July 3, 2011 in Idabel at the age of 25. A Carpenter, Bob had lived in McCurtain County all of his life and was of the Baptist faith.  He enjoyed working and fixing things, taking his kids fishing, going mudding and spending time with his family and friends.

Bobby Joe Bridges

July 14, 2011

Bobby Joe Bridges was born November 12, 1929 in Kiowa to William Leo and Vera (Youngblood) Bridges. He passed from this life July 5, 2011 in Tulsa at the age of 81. Bobby served his county in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Melissa Storey September 9, 1953 in Oklahoma City. Bobby was a lifetime member of the VFW. He enjoyed race cars, especially drag racing and going to the bar to have a few drinks and visits with his friends and grandkids. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

Child molestation accusations surface in child porn case

July 14, 2011

Details attached to the three counts of juvenile pornography that Ronald V. Frey, a 41 year-old man from Antlers, is being charged with have recently be released.

According to officer statements, affidavit of probable cause, on March 28, 2011 Office Jake Merck was contacted by DHS alleging that Frey had molested his 16 year-old niece who has a low IQ. Officer Merck contacted the child’s mother the following day and requested that she come to the police department so that they could discuss the report that he had received.

Truck driver gets airlifted after collision

July 14, 2011

A personal injury collision occurred at about 11:00 a.m. on July 7, 2011 on state highway 3 approximately 9.5 miles east of Oleta in Pushmataha County.

What happened was that a 2010 Kenworth semi was westbound on the highway when he struck a guardrail and rolled .5 times ending up in the ditch. The semi was being driven by John R. Goterba Jr, a 45 year-old white male from Poland, Ohio.

Kids learn about England at the Antlers Public Library

July 14, 2011

A fantastic time was had at the Antlers Public Library’s “One World, May Stories” summer reading program on June 30th as 32 children and 20 adults learned about England with Ms. Mary.

English-born Marlene presented guests with an impromptu visit where she told stories of her visit by Derek, Tino Turtle’s tour. They also enjoyed crafting a bank, receiving prizes and got to take home a special piggy bank from FirstBank.

Many attendees stayed on after to see the free movie that is shown later in the afternoons at the Antlers Public Library after the Reading Program.

DPS releases fatality collision totals from May 2011

July 14, 2011

According to the latest statistics released by the Department of Public Safety officials report an increase in traffic fatalities for the month of May 2011.

In the state of Oklahoma, fatalities were up by six deaths in May with a total of 65, compared to the 59 that were totaled in May of 2010. There were 8 motorcyclists and 6 pedestrians who died in crashes, 5 alcohol related fatalities, and the highest daily fatality numbers were linked to Sundays with 14 deaths. There were a total of 5 deathless days in May.

Evening and morning golf recommended

July 14, 2011

I was out and about early this morning and couldn’t help but notice how beautiful everything looks at that time of the day. Things change drastically around noon. I’ll sure be glad when we get through this drought.

We had some play during the morning over the weekend. We had one group that finished play around 3 p.m. and they were worn out due to the heat.

It is definitely recommended that folks get in their golf in the mornings or later in the evening.

New lake record set for Broken Bow Lake

July 14, 2011

On July 11, 2011 a new lake record was made for Broken Bow Lake. The fish, was a 1.2 lb Sunfish that was caught in the Carson Creek Area by a little girl by the name of Maysa Weeks of Rufe.

Weeks was using a Shimano reel with a falcon rod using hard bait/plugs with the bait casting method. The fish was weighed alive and was 11.5” long and had a girth of 11”. Weeks also decided to keep the catch after it was recorded at the Frontier General Store.

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