Newly appointed Assistant Chief of the Choctaw Nation, Jack Austin, Jr., was sworn in April 29 at the Tribal Capitol, Tvshka Homma, by Tribal Council Speaker Delton Cox. Assistant Chief Austin has had a long career with the Choctaw Nation, beginning employment at the Choctaw Nation Health Care system in 1991 soon after being honorably […]
Archive for April, 2014
The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. The National Day of Prayer is […]
A fair amount of Hugo residents took advantage of the sunshine Saturday and took their places to enjoy a little hometown entertainment with the “True Grit” re-enactment.
By Krystle Taylor Editor HUGO –– The South Central region of the American Trike Riders spent last week in Hugo, for three days of fun, fellowship and relaxation. From four states: Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana, the organization is dedicated to helping fellow riders become aware of motorcycle safety, education and promoting a positive image […]
Choctaw Chief Gary Batton was sworn in Monday morning. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, April 29 edition of the Hugo News.
Doris Hammond Doris Jean was born in Baker City on Aug. 22, 1939 to Alanta Jane Hicks-Heater and Guy Harrison Heater. Doris was the oldest of four: two brothers: Tim Heater and Jerry Heater; and one sister, Tami Vega. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Eagle Valley Cemetery […]
Killing turkeys Thursday morning during the Lt. Governor’s annual Turkey Hunt were Chuck Goldstein (second from left) from Houston, Texas, and Paige Webster (second from right) from Phoenix, Ariz. Guides included Gary Wallace and David and Jeanie Billy.
‘I love this part of Oklahoma!’ — Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb HUGO LAKE — Representatives from throughout Southeast Oklahoma greeted Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb Thursday evening, as he visited the area to greet a number of economic development specialists who were participants in the Lt. Governor’s Annual Invitational Turkey Hunt. Lamb enjoyed telling his […]
HUGO –– A doctor at Choctaw Memorial Hospital has been arrested after Hugo Police report he assaulted an officer Tuesday morning. According to official reports, Dr. Steve Medeiros refused to treat an inmate, who had pulled out his staples. Reports state the inmate tried to attack the doctor, but was swiftly restrained by police. Medeiros […]
Chief Pyle and the Choctaws know how to put on a party and give their Chief a big send-off. An amazing legacy from this HHS grad of ‘67. He faced the press for the final time Thursday before resigning Friday to become a regular citizen, husband, father and grandpa. We wish him the best in […]