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Someone you should know
By March 28, 2014 Read More →

Someone you should know

Troy Minyard is someone you should know.  Born to sharecropper parents in west Texas, the family moved to Bennington, Okla., in the mid 50s. Troy said the family worked together at hoeing peanuts, corn and yes, he even picked cotton. His life’s basic, yet profound lessons were learned early, Troy said. He recalls that as […]

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Sawyer gun range prohibits use of exploding targets
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Sawyer gun range prohibits use of exploding targets

• Violators will incur penalties By Krystle Taylor Editor Changes are being made at the Hugo Lake Corp of Engineers Gun Range, located near Sawyer Bluff. Signs are being installed at the range to notify users that exploding targets have been prohibited. According to assistant lake manager Isaac Martin, the use of tannerite is concerning […]

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Chamber prepares for ‘Early Bird jammers’
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Chamber prepares for ‘Early Bird jammers’

The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce and area volunteers spent most of Thursday preparing the Bill Grant Civic Center for this year’s Early Bird Bluegrass Festival, which kicked off Thursday afternoon with a jam session. The actual show began at noon Friday with Tanner Young & Friends as the opening act. Pictured: Stacie Pace (right) […]

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Margie Chappell
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Margie Chappell

Margie  Chappell Funeral services for Margie Chappell will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the 1st Assembly of God Church in Hugo, Okla., with the Rev. Keithen Brown officiating and burial following in the Goodland Cemetery in Hugo. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences […]

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Charles Rhoades
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Charles Rhoades

Charles Rhoades Charles Rhoades was born Oct. 30, 1921 in Charleston, Ark., to Charles D. and Bertha Rhoades.  In his early years, he moved to Nuyaka, Okla., and was raised by his uncle and aunt, Gordon and Lula Sharp along with his sister, Lillian.  He became an outstanding basketball player (the team won the Class […]

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Michael Ashlock
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Michael Ashlock

Michael “Mike” Vernon Ashlock Funeral services for Michael “Mike” Vernon Ashlock, of Rufe, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Miller & Miller Funeral Home Chapel. Michael passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, at the age of 46. Interment followed the services at Valliant Cemetery under the direction of Miller […]

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James O. Watkins

James O. Watkins Funeral services for James O. Watkins, of Hugo, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Rogan Funeral Home Chapel. James passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, at the age of 83. James is survived by several nieces and nephews. Interment will follow the services at Frogville Cemetery with […]

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Early Bird Bluegrass Festival kicks off…
By March 25, 2014 Read More →

Early Bird Bluegrass Festival kicks off…

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Actions by city officials jeopardize future airport grants, maintenance needs
By March 25, 2014 Read More →

Actions by city officials jeopardize future airport grants, maintenance needs

HUGO — Regardless of the size of a community, airports are widely accepted as being vital to any growing city. Going hand in hand with having a quality airport that can accommodate business aircraft, is the ability to garner state and federal grants which often comprise 90-95% of a project’s costs. But there’s a catch. […]

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Choctaw County Associate District Judge selection narrowed to three
By March 25, 2014 Read More →

Choctaw County Associate District Judge selection narrowed to three

HUGO — Members of the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission have completed interviews and background checks and narrowed the list of potential judge candidates to three Choctaw County attorneys. The three men, vying for the bench seat previously held by Associate Dist. Judge James R. Wolfe, who were selected by the JNC include: Bill Baze, Tom […]

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