Archive for April, 2015

How much rain is too much?
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How much rain is too much?

By Gary McManus State Climatologist Oklahoma Mesonet Well, we might ask Cheyenne, Okla. They needed rain, no doubt, as did the rest of western Oklahoma, and the month of April certain came through. But 13.2 inches? Obviously lots of flash flooding going on out that way… farmlands inundated, bridges washed out, etc. But at least […]

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Miss Boswell High Scholarship Pageant to be held Friday
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Miss Boswell High Scholarship Pageant to be held Friday

Everyone is invited to attend the Miss Boswell High Scholarship Pageant, to be held Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in the Boswell School Auditorium. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, April 28 edition of the Hugo News.

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Detective Babcock off critical list, Deputy Epley released from hospital

HUGO — Although Hugo Police Detective Steve Babcock has been taken off the critical list at Plano Medical Center, he is still in a lot of pain and visitation is not recommended according to family members. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, April 28 edition of the Hugo […]

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Boyd James, Jr.
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Boyd James, Jr.

Boyd James, Jr. Funeral services for Boyd James, Jr., of Fort Towson, Okla., were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Spencerville Church in Spencerville, Okla. Boyd passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the age of 83. Interment followed the services at Spencerville Cemetery with Bro. Kenny Cogburn and Alton James officiating, […]

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Roylia Akins

Roylia Akins Funeral services for Roylia Akins, of Hugo, Okla., are pending with Rogan Funeral Home. Roylia passed away at his home Thursday, April 24, 2015, at the age of 35.

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Hugo officer still critical after Thursday shootout, gunman dead
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Hugo officer still critical after Thursday shootout, gunman dead

RUFE — Hugo Police Detective Steven Babcock was reported in critical but stable condition Friday after he and Choctaw County Deputy Jeff Epley both suffered multiple gunshot wounds while attempting to arrest Joseph Potts at his rural residence Thursday morning. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, April 24 […]

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By April 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Hugo council terminates city manager, re-establishes board

Hugo –– After a reorganization of the board Tuesday evening, in which Darren Frazier was elected mayor and Ernest McCarty vice-mayor, the Hugo city council members voted to dismiss the city manager. After an executive session, which last approximately 40 minutes, McCarty made a motion to terminate the contract of city manager Jeff Rabon –– […]

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Turkey hunt brings business leaders to explore what area has to offer
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Turkey hunt brings business leaders to explore what area has to offer

By Krystle Taylor Editor The 29th annual Lt. Governor’s Turkey Hunt in Hugo once again attracted sportsmen from all over the country, some of whom had their first experience hunting turkey. Representatives from a mixture of different companies came from as far as Arizona and California, to experience all the benefits of what Hugo and […]

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Jessie Longcrier
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Jessie Longcrier

Jessie Longcrier Jesse Lee Longcrier was born in Eufaula, Okla., on Dec. 30, 1936 to parents Neely Longcrier and Wilma (Madewell) Longcrier. He passed away on April 17, 2015 at the age of 78.A funeral service celebrating the life of Jesse Longcrier was held at at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2015 at the First […]

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Wanda Sutton

Wanda Jean Sutton Wanda Jean Sutton, “Meme,” 81, reunited with her husband, Charles Sutton, “Pawpaw,” on April 20, 2015. She will forever be loved and missed. Graveside service was held at 9 a.m. Friday, April 24 at Dallas Ft. Worth National Cemetery in Dallas. Services were under the direction of Biggers Funeral Home. For the […]

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