Area News

KTC Students Of The Month

Kiamichi Tech, Atoka Campus, Shamrock Bank and Mary Hurley Hospital recognized Abby Carroll and Gavin Harrison as the October Kiamichi Tech Students of the Month. Abby is a Stringtown High School student in the Digital Marketing and Management Program and Gavin is an Atoka High School student in the Health Careers Certification Program. Abby and…

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Southeastern Oklahoma Fishing Report

Arbuckle: December 7. Elevation 3/4 foot below normal, water 53 and clear. Crappie good on spoon and jig combos along ledges and slow off docks. White bass hitting spoons at 51-65 feet of water. Bass hitting Ned rigs, drop-shot rigs, crankbaits and Alabama rigs. Sunfish good on earthworms off docks. All other fishing slow. Report…

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Eight Year Plan Approved

State Representative Avery Frix, R-Muskogee, today commented on the approval of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s Eight-Year Plan during the Oklahoma Transportation Commission’s monthly meeting. The $6 billion plan contains 1,350 total future highway and bridge construction projects using state and federal funds, including major urban projects and continued improvements to rural two-lane highways. The…

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Courthouse News

(Editor’s Note: The following list contains charges filed and does not indicate guilt or innocence.) The Atoka County Times, as well as the Court Clerk’s office and law enforcement agencies, frequently receive requests that names be omitted from section. All information published herein is a matter of public record. Court records reflect information that is…

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Atoka County Commissioners Meeting – Choctaw Nation Donates To County

The Atoka County Commissioners held their weekly meeting on Monday, December 14, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. In attendance for the meeting were: Chairman Commissioner Shane Tomlinson, Vice-Chairman Commissioner Gilbert Wilson, Commissioner Marvin Dale, County Clerk Christie Henry, Sheriff Tony Head, Assessor Joe McClour, Treasurer Kim Harkey, Emergency Management Director Derrick Mixon, and Emergency Medical Services…

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Annual Christmas Contest Winners

On Monday, December 14, 2020, the City of Atoka held it’s annual Christmas Decoration contest judging. The following is a list of winners and where the decorations can be viewed. WARD #1 • 1st place: Vanoy Shields at 1223 Adams Street • 2nd place: U.L. and Sandra Washington at 501 East Fifteenth Street • 3rd…

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Charged With Kidnapping After Gunfight

On Friday, December 4, 2020, Atoka County Sheriff Deputy Kevin Anderson and Deputy Austin Golden received a call in regards to a vehicle driving in front of a house located on West Boggy Depot Road firing rounds from a firearm. Arriving in the area, Deputy Anderson and Golden located the vehicle, a black 2009 Hyundai…

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Bookmobile Coming To Town

The Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS) Digital Bookmobile is coming to a community near you. The Bookmobile will allow patrons in rural communities’ access to multiple digital resources including Wi-Fi access, computers for use, items to check out, and the ability to sign up for a library card. The Digital Bookmobile will be travelling to…

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McGee Valley News

By Kathy Anderson This Sunday our church was filled with Angels, Shepherds and Wise Men as our youth enacted the Christmas Nativity Story. One of the highlights of our Sunday Christmas service is everyone always leaves with a fruit sack. We really appreciate Johnnie Burleson for always providing our Christmas Fruit Sacks. Several community members…

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Charged With Kidnapping After Gunfight

On Friday, December 4, 2020, Atoka County Sheriff Deputy Kevin Anderson and Deputy Austin Golden received a call in regards to a vehicle driving in front of a house located on West Boggy Depot Road firing rounds from a firearm. Arriving in the area, Deputy Anderson and Golden located the vehicle, a black 2009 Hyundai…

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