Archive for October, 2014

Football Contest Winner
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Football Contest Winner

SHEILAH GIBBS (RIGHT), of Hugo, Okla., was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 24 out of 25 games correctly. Above, Gibbs collects the $50 weekly prize from Ernest McCarty, Security First National Bank representative, where she received her winning entry blank. This week’s game selections appeared in Tuesday’s Hugo News.

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‘This is a stick up’
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‘This is a stick up’

Hugo Police Officer Cody Henry was dispatched to First Bank Friday morning, where a band of robbers were apprehended in their quest to burgle the bank vault. Pictured with Officer Henry are First Bank employees who dressed as bank robbers for Halloween.

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Shakeup at Choctaw Electric: Manager Fired!
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Shakeup at Choctaw Electric: Manager Fired!

• Petition to oust board to be presented Tuesday HUGO — Spurred on by a growing list of discontented member/customers, members of the Choctaw Electric Cooperative board of directors voted unanimously to terminate manager Terry Matlock in a special meeting Tuesday. In a prepared press release, the board stated, “…the nine-member board of trustees for […]

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Colton Rard
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Colton Rard

Colton Rard Funeral services for Colton Rard, of Spencerville, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 at Rattan School gymnasium. Colton passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the age of 23. Interment followed the services at Cloudy Cemetery in Cloudy, Okla., with Bro. Brent Franks and Bro. Kenny Cogburn officiating, under […]

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Dessie Locke
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Dessie Locke

Dessie Jane Wade Locke Dessie Jane Wade Locke, 88, entered into heaven on Oct. 25, 2014. She was the third child of nine born to Lawerence and Effie Wade on Dec. 4, 1925 in Sardis, Okla. A private service was held in the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, Okla., where she was laid next to […]

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Donald Huskins

Donald Huskins Graveside services for Donald Huskins, of Fort Towson, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at Fort Towson Cemetery. Donald passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at the age of 70. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 at the funeral home. Bro. […]

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By October 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Choctaw Electric Cooperative Board of Directors Terminates CEO Terry Matlock

Board Appoints Experienced Cooperative Executive as Interim General Manager News Brief – Today the nine-member Board of Trustees for the Choctaw Electric Cooperative voted unanimously to terminate Terry Matlock as the chief executive officer and general manger of the electric cooperative. The Board’s action occurred after an ongoing investigation revealed inconsistencies in administering policies and […]

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Local schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week
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Local schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Students at Hugo Intermediate School and Soper Public School celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a balloon release, recently. Observed annually in October, Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign. This year, Red Ribbon week runs from Oct. 23-31.

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HMS honor art students display finest…
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HMS honor art students display finest…

Hugo Middle School Honor Art students pose in front of art work they recently completed on fall themes, that include pumpkins, candy corn, etc., accentuating shadows and depth using pastel paints. Pictured are: Sixth graders Joshua Armes, Alyssa McDaniel and Riley Beshirs. Seventh graders: Stanton Chase, Byer Hilyard, Keyontre Lennox, Tary Taylor, Kaleb Barnett, Jaden […]

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Emily Carter
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Emily Carter

Emily Ann Carter A celebration of life for Emily Ann Carter will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at the Soper Gymnasium in Soper, Okla., with Pastor Blake Gideon and Pastor Colby Bryant officiating and burial following at the Sugar Creek Cemetery, north of Soper. Emily passed away Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 in […]

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