By Butch Morris
The Tea Party meeting is this Friday night! We havenâ€™t had one since October. I for one am looking forward to it.
The reason we have been off for the last nearly 3 months is because of the holidays in November and December. Not because of the presidential election. Even though that is a sad thing to a conservative and obviously to most Oklahomans. 70% of us voted for the other guy.
By Verne Jackson
The Pushmataha County Historical Society research volunteers are becoming familiar with their new microfilm scanner and are answering most requests for information we may have on film. The backlog of requests was getting quite large while we were without a means of scanning the film and then printing the information. Most of this is done on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. when our researchers are on duty. Our other days of operation are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
By Janet Barresi, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Friday, Jan. 4, 2013
Now that weâ€™ve started the New Year, high school seniors and their parents should turn their full attention toward making sure they are prepared for life beyond high school.
By United States Department of Agriculture
Oklahoma City, OK - The condition of small grains and canola across Oklahoma continued to deteriorate under the protracted drought, according to the Oklahoma Crop Weather report issued today by USDA-NASS Oklahoma Field Office. Seventy percent of rye, 65 percent of canola and 61 percent of wheat were rated poor to very poor at the end of December.
Every time there is a school shooting or a shooting in a mall there is a lot of activity on the social media sites and the news about what to do about all of this "gun violence". As a former Marine who spent many years participating in and training in physical security of DOD assets and anti-terrorism, I can assure you that this is a multifaceted issue one of which are NOT new gun laws.
7 Steps to a Pain-free Life: How to Rapidly Relieve Back and Neck Pain by Robin McKenzie.
The Black Box by Michael Connelly.
Charmed. Bridal jitters / by Jayne Castle -- Man in the mirror / by Julie Beard -- Tangled dreams / by Lori Foster -- Pandora's bottle / by Eileen Wilks.
Dale Brown's Dreamland: Strike Zone by Dale Brown. The Dreamland force, having averted a nuclear threat from Asia, faces an even greater peril when radar data reveals the presence of a robot warplane with frightening capabilities and unknown origins.
Hard to Handle by Diana Palmer.
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) â€“ Oklahoma roadways are expected to be busy during the upcoming holidays, and the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office is urging drivers to take extra precautions to keep themselves and their passengers safe.
by Trooper Tommy Allen
It's winter time again and you know what they say about Oklahoma weather, if you don't like it just wait awhile and it will change soon. We never know what the weather is going to be or how much of it we may get. I would like to give out a few safety tips and a checklist to keep in mind this winter.
INSPECT YOUR TIRES
Dracula: The Connoisseur's Guide by Leonard Wolf. A study of the Dracula legend, looking at its origins, examining various interpretations of the vampire in literature, film, and theater, discussing the impact of the legend on Western culture, and including a retelling of Bram Stoker's famous novel.
The Forgotten by David Baldacci.
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich.
By Tom Smith - Pushmataha County OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, CED
As I am writing this, we are experiencing the first really cold weather of the season. Livestock producers have long known that their animals need more feed and energy during an arctic blast than during warmer periods, but few can tell you exactly how much. To answer that question, I refer to Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist. He has written in this weekâ€™s Cow-Calf Corner: