Firefighters battle wildfire in Choctaw, Pushmataha counties
PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - UPDATE: The Rattan Fire Department reported that the fire jumped containment lines, but it was contained again about a mile east of Woody Pace Road. The fire has now burnt about 5,750 acres. ORIGINAL STORY:. A wildfire scorched about 5,335 acres in Pushmataha and Choctaw...
New judge appointed in Pushmataha County
PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - There is a new judge in Pushmataha County. On Friday, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt announced Nicholas Tucker as the newest Associate District Judge in the county. Tucker began his law career as an Assistant District Attorney in Kay County where he prosecuted several felony and...
Wilburton, February 29 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Silo High School basketball team will have a game with Adair High School on February 29, 2024, 13:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
New Service Oklahoma Location in Antlers to Provide Local Residents with Convenient Driver License Services
Service Oklahoma has opened a new Licensing and Exam location in Antlers, Oklahoma. This is the 33rd Service Oklahoma site and is expected by the local community. The site will offer driver license services to the southeastern part of the state, an area with a large logging and timber industry and a population of 11,200.
Today the gas price is close to $2.75 in Wilburton as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
How personal income has changed in Pushmataha County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma and how it compares to state and national levels.
Pittsburg and Haileyville Public Works Authorities Secure $1M Each for System Improvements Benefiting Local Residents
The Pittsburg County Public Works Authority (Pittsburg Authority) and the Haileyville Public Works Authority (Haileyville Authority) in Oklahoma City have received $1,000,000 each from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB). This funding is part of the Oklahoma American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant program and will be used to upgrade the Authorities' systems.
LONG TIME BASEBALL COACH JOINS TEAM AT CARL ALBERT STATE COLLEGE
John Long is an assistant baseball coach at Carl Albert State College. Long is from Clayton, Oklahoma. Throughout his career, he is credited with having eight state championship titles, five state runner-up titles, 19 all-state players, and a .875 winning percentage. He is also a three-time Oklahoma High School Coach of the Year and is a member of the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame.
One Step Closer
Tigers outduel Battiest for Class B regional crown. The Wilson Tiger varsity basketball team continued their historic 2023-2024 season this past Saturday night with a 68-60 win over the Battiest Panthers in the championship game of the Class B, Area III regional tournament at Roff High School. The regional championship...
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby Shares Tribe’s Health Care Transformation with Harvard Audience
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby spoke at Harvard Medical School Jan. 18, detailing the connection between leadership and health care in medically underserved communities. During the Leadership and Health Care Transformation in Medically Underserved Communities forum, Governor Anoatubby shared the Chickasaw Nation’s decades-long journey toward greater health equity for Chickasaws...
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Diners in Talihina
In this article, we're exploring three unique diners in Talihina. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
David Payne's Thursday Overnight Forecast
Tune in for David Payne's overnight forecast from the Bob Mills Weather Center. Expect the last warm day before a cool down, with a cold front on the horizon. Plus, a surprising sign of early spring in Southeastern Oklahoma, and an update on the state's drought conditions. Don't miss it!
Hartshorne, February 17 High School 🏀 Game Notice
There are 2 high school 🏀 games in Hartshorne. The Haskell High School basketball team will have a game with Hartshorne High School on February 17, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. The Haskell High School basketball team will have a game with Hartshorne High School on February 17, 2024, 19:30:00 CST.
EOSC Sophomore Selected for Nigh Leadership Academy
WILBURTON, Okla. – Eastern Oklahoma State College sophomore Kinley Bratcher, was recently selected to represent the college at the George and Donna Nigh Leadership Academy in Oklahoma City. “The most impactful thing I learned from Mr. Nigh was that ‘You can do it from here,’” Bratcher said. “Oklahoma is...
2024 Pushmataha Chamber Banquet announced
It's time for the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet for Pushmataha County in Southeastern Oklahoma. The theme for the banquet this year is "Love My Town," and will be held Thursday, February 22, 2024 at The Gather on High Street in Antlers.
Wilburton shelter aims to expand, seeks community support
A Latimer County homeless shelter aims to serve as a stepping-stone for guests. Richard Thurman, once homeless in Phoenix, credits "The Resting Place" for helping him and his wife get on their feet.
EOSC Receives $300,000 Donation to Enhance Nursing Program
Eastern Oklahoma State College received a $300,000 grant from the Fugitt Foundation to support the growth and development of its nursing program. “We are immensely grateful to the Fugitt Foundation for their generous support,” said Eastern President Dr. Janet Wansick. “This donation will empower us to enhance the quality and accessibility of our nursing program while addressing the critical need for highly skilled and qualified nurses.”
Today the gas price is close to $2.76 in Talihina as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Local Resident Nicholas R. Tucker Named as New Associate District Judge for Pushmataha County
Governor Kevin Stitt has named Nicholas R. Tucker as the associate district judge for Pushmataha County. Stitt believes in Tucker's capacity to serve the county effectively, highlighting his dedication to fairness and justice. Tucker has a broad legal background, with experience in probate, estate planning, real estate, and general civil litigation in southeast Oklahoma.
Antlers bank is ready to give away $5000 in a competition
From March 17, 2024 through March 20, 2024, FirstBank is sponsoring its competition, "In it to Win it," in which the winner will take home a prize of $5000 cash. Anyone who lives in Atoka, Choctaw, Coal, Pushmataha, Pittsburgh and McCurtain counties in Oklahoma is welcome to apply. You must be 18 years old to enter and be selected as one of only 50 contestants.