Local resident Tanya Smith has started a project called Blessing Blankets, which she is making for soldiers. She recently visited with soldier at Camp Maxey, in Powderly, Texas, where she passed out hand-crocheted afghans. “I’m so thankful for our military,” Smith said. “These soldiers were hot, tired and hungry, but took a few minutes away […]
Archive for June, 2014
Hugo Sooner Jaden Vantrees winds up to pitch against Boswell in 12 and under summer softball action recently.
A fiery crash involving two semi trucks on the Indian Nation Turnpike Thursday, resulted in the death of three people. According to reports, the two semis were traveling northbound just after 1 p.m. when they crashed into each other close to mile marker 16. It was stated that one of the trucks tried to turn […]
By Stephenie Ochoa Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma hosted the 2014 Choctaw Owa Chito “Festival of the Forest” Princess pageant at Beavers Bend State Park crowning Ariana Chey-Anne Nikkole Wade Byington as Little Miss Choctaw Princess, Tristen Elaine Sargent as Junior Miss Choctaw Princess, and Cheyenne Rae Shomo as Senior Miss […]
A new billboard sign, compliments of LJ Caruso with Pine Cellular for the Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce, was installed on the Indian Nation Turnpike Tuesday. Contractor Dean Davis, assisted by Winona Rickman and Mackenzie Finch, volunteered their time Tuesday to recover the current billboard.
Harold Eugene Wyrick Funeral services for Harold Eugene Wyrick were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at West Sherman Baptist Church. The Rev. Danny Wood of the church will officiate. Burial followed at 3 p.m. Thursday at Springs Chapel Cemetery near Hugo, Okla. Mr. Wyrick, 75, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014 in Bonham, […]
Flora Bass Flora Bass died peaceably in her own home on June 1, 2014 of natural causes at age 65 in Hobbs, N.M. A graveside memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Bokchito Cemetery in Bokchito, with Bishop Jonathan Mason officiating. Family and friends may send online condolences and […]
Unofficial results of the June 24 Primary Election: Superintendent of Public Instruction: Democratic John Cox 68,833 Jack C. Herron, Jr. 22,319 Ivan Holmes 12,495 Freda Deskin 59,431 Republican Brian S. Kelly 56,014 Janet Barresi 55,015 Joy Hofmeister 151,012 United States Senator (unexpired term) Democratic Patrick Michael […]