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Beautiful weather brings thoughts of gardening

February 23, 2012

By Tom Smith, OSU Extension Service Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, CED

With the beautiful weather we have had the past few weeks, our thoughts have turned to blooming flowers and fresh vegetables. David Hillock, Consumer Horticulture Specialist with the OSU Cooperative Extension Service, has some suggestions for getting your vegetable garden and landscape areas ready for the coming year:

General

· Base any plant fertilization on a soil test. For directions, contact your county Extension Educator.
· Provide feed and unfrozen water for your feathered friends.

Weight loss takes time and dedication

February 23, 2012

By OSU Extension Services

It seems we live in a time where everything is nearly instantaneous. Renting a movie does not require a trip to the video store. It simply takes a couple of key strokes on your computer. Messages can be sent to friends and family in just a few seconds via email.

There are some things, however, that do take time in order to be successful said Janice Hermann, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension nutrition specialist.

Oklahomans reminded of the benefits of prescribed fire

February 16, 2012

By OSU Extension Services

The recent rain has not dampened the spirits of researchers from Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources or their mission to promote prescribed burning in Oklahoma.

What is a Tea Partyer?

February 16, 2012

By Butch Morris

Ever wonder why the powers that be don’t like the Tea Party? There’s probably several reasons but the main one is that Tea Partyers are average people that look at the facts and are not controlled by a large organization.

Tea Party groups are autonomous. That means that each group tends to it’s own business without regard to national party. This doesn’t mean that we won’t help out another Tea Party group, we do on occasion.

New @ Antlers Public Library

February 10, 2012

Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell. When a dead body is found in the cargo hold of a ship arriving from Belgium, Dr. Kay Scarpetta is called in to investigate and she soon finds herself trying to outwit a brutal killer who calls himself The Werewolf.

Superintendents Corner

February 10, 2012

By Cary Ammons, Antlers Public School Superintendent

There are many thing happening at Antlers Public Schools. As we approach the midway point of second semester, many parents will be or have received progress reports for their child. Please take the time to go over these reports with your child and discuss any details with them.

We encourage our parents to talk with your child about their grades, attendance, school functions and whatever they want to discuss.

Take advantage of credits and deductions

February 2, 2012

By OSU Extension Service
                          
Now that the holiday decorations have been taken down, many Oklahomans are preparing for another season…tax season.
 

Tax filing season has begun

February 2, 2012

By OSU Extension Service
                            
The 2012 tax filing season opened Jan. 17, so if you have not started yet, it is time to gather up all those receipts and other tax documentation.  Last year, 77 percent of all individual tax returns were e-filed as opposed to filling out the paper forms and mailing them to the Internal Revenue Service.  That is more than 112 million returns done online.
                                                                                                       

Superintendent’s Corner

January 26, 2012

By Cary Ammons, Superintendent of Antlers Public School

Hello Parents, Students and Community of Antlers. It has been a while since the last time we have discussed the happenings at Antlers Public Schools.

 

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