Pushmataha County, OK

Durant man dead after UTV crash in Pushmataha County

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) - A Durant man is dead after a crash in Pushmataha County on Saturday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said it happened on private property, east of Clayton, off of State Highway 144. OHP said 21-year-old Chase A. Pyron was driving a UTV and went around a curve...
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ODOT: Expect various lane closures on Indian Nation Turnpike

HUGO, Okla. (KXII) - Drivers can expect delays on the Indian Nation Turnpike in Choctaw and Pushmataha Counties. According to ODOT, the Indian Nation Turnpike will narrow between Hugo and Antlers through the fall of 2022. Drivers can expect various lane closures on north and southbound lanes SH-375 between US-271...
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Rape suspect arrested in Pushmataha Co.

PUSHMATAHA, Okla. (KXII) - A man wanted for rape in Pushmataha County has been arrested. Sheriff BJ Hedgecock said Kenneth Scott Mays the 3rd was arrested by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police on Thursday at 8:51 a.m. Authorities had been searching for Mays after he took off on foot, with...

Rape suspect nabbed in Pushmataha County

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) — A man being sought on rape, assault, and other charges has been nabbed in Pushmataha County. Sheriff B.J. Hedgecock said Thursday that Kenneth Scott Mays III was in custody. In addition to a warrant from Choctaw County, Mays, 30, is facing allegations of first...

OK Fugitive Captured In Pushmataha County

A fugitive wanted on multiple warrants has been arrested in Pushmataha County. Authorities wanted 30-year-old Kenneth Scott Mays, III, on a warrant from Choctaw County and allegations of Sexual Assault, Domestic Assault, and Threatening children with violence.
Poteau Daily News & Sun

Commissioners receive grant for equipment

The Pushmataha County Commissioners were pleased to receive a USDA. Grant which helped them purchase a Mini Excavator. The grant covered. $45,200.00 of the $68,294.00 total bill, leaving the County to only. have to cover $23,094.00. Along with the purchase of the Excavator, the Commissioners started. two (2) new leases...
Poteau Daily News & Sun

ABA donates to Sheriff's Deputies

The Antlers Business Association (ABA) recently donated six (6) bullet proof vest to the Pushmataha County Sheriff's Deputies. The vests were purchased from Big Dave's Tactical.

Dog distracts driver leading to wreck, fire

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY – A Finley woman was flown from the site of a single vehicle accident on Saturday north of Antlers. Cheryl Roberts, 58, was driving a 1999 Ford Ranger northbound on U.S. Highway 271 approximately five miles north, according to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. At...

One Person injured in fiery Pushmataha County crash

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY,Okla. (KXII) -one person injured after a fiery crash that left a car on its side in Pushmataha County. the crash happened on Saturday around 4:30 pm on US Highway 271, five miles north of Antlers. Troopers say a 1999 ford Ranger was traveling northbound when the driver’s dog...
Hugo Daily News

Pushmataha County man loses life in rollover wreck

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY –– A Ringold, Okla., man lost his life in a one-vehicle wreck last Thursday on S.H. 3, approximately a half-mile east of Rattan in Pushmataha County. According to reports from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, John Lundry, 38, was eastbound on S.H. 3 when he ran off the right side of the roadway for an unknown reason, struck an embankment and rolled approximately two-and-a-half times. Reports state Lundry was ejected a distance of 67 feet. He was pronounced deceased at the scene with a head injury.

Fatal accident near Rattan

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a fatal collision occurred on November 18, 2021 at approximately 11/18/2021 at approximately 10:20 pm on State Highway 3 approximately ½ mile east of Rattan in Pushmataha County. According to the report, a 1998 Jeep, driven by John Lundry, 38, from Ringold, was eastbound...

Pushmataha County Homeowner Shoots Intruders

Pushmataha County authorities are investigating after a homeowner shot and killed one man and seriously wounded another who had broken into his house and assaulted him. They transported 25-year-old Shawn Blake Watts to an Antlers hospital where he died, and they treated and released the man with him. Officials have not made any arrests, and the investigation by the OSBI is ongoing.