Archive for December, 2014

OHP strongly encourages responsibility this New Year
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OHP strongly encourages responsibility this New Year

Oklahoma State Troopers plan to crack down on impaired driving over the New Year’s holiday period. “We are strongly encouraging people to be responsible during the holiday celebrations,” said Capt. Paul Timmons, OHP spokesperson.  “We applaud those who take on the role of designated driver and ask that they take their responsibility seriously. Those who […]

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Big things happened in Choctaw County in 2014

• On Dec. 4, four Choctaw County officers returned fire after they were fired upon by a Texas man near the Choctaw Nation Casino near Grant. Killed in the exchange of gunfire was William Lee Honea, who was being sought on a felony warrant out of Sulphur Springs, Texas, for armed robbery. • On Nov. […]

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Applications being accepted for DHS winter heating assistance

OKLAHOMA CITY –– A limited amount of winter heating assistance funds will be made available across the state through the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which is administered through the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS). Applications began being accepted Tuesday, Dec. 9, and will continue until all allocated funds are depleted. DHS […]

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Choctaw Electric outside employees vote to join electrical workers union

After accepting eight resignations, and reappointing six replacement trustees, members of Choctaw Electric Cooperative board of directors voted unanimously on Dec. 23 to approve a two-year collective bargaining agreement for 2015-16 with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 1002 (Tulsa). For the complete story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Dec. […]

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Eight Choctaw Electric Board members resign, six directors replaced; two seats hanging
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Eight Choctaw Electric Board members resign, six directors replaced; two seats hanging

• Buddy Anderson is lone hold-out HUGO — Yet another bizarre chapter in the on-going Choctaw Electric Cooperative shake-up was written last Tuesday, when eight members of the board tendered their resignations, and six were replaced. With the exception of long-time board member Buddy Anderson, who was the lone member not to resign, the board’s […]

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Pam Webb
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Pam Webb

Pam Webb Funeral services for Pam Webb, of Boswell, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at Boswell First Baptist Church. Pam passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at the age of 55. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 at Miller & Miller Funeral […]

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Donald Hinsley
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Donald Hinsley

Donald Ray “Big Don” Hinsley Funeral services for Donald Ray “Big Don” Hinsley were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Soper Cemetery with Pastor Mike Bryant officiating. Donald passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 in Hugo, Okla., at the age of 76. Services were under the direction of Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral […]

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Faye Moffitt
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Faye Moffitt

Faye Moffitt Funeral services for Faye Moffitt were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home with John William Moffitt officiating and burial following in the Grant Cemetery. Faye passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 in Paris, Texas, at the age of 85. Family and friends may send online […]

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Haskell Langley
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Haskell Langley

Haskell Harvey Langley Funeral services for Haskell Harvey Langley were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Sobol Baptist Church with Pastor David Jordan officiating and burial following in the Corinne Cemetery. Haskell passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 in Paris, Texas, at the age of 79. Services were under the direction of […]

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Helen Bills

Helen Bills Funeral services for Helen Bills, of Hugo, Okla., are pending with Rogan Funeral Home. Helen passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at the age of 45.

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