Archive for October, 2015

Football Contest Winner
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Football Contest Winner

Daniel Teal (left), of Fort Towson, was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 21 out of 24 games correctly. Above, Teal collects the $50 weekly prize from Trevor Loflin, manager of Anytime Fitness, where he received his winning entry blank. This week’s game selections appeared in Tuesday’s Hugo News.

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Little Dixie Healthy Start promotes Infant Mortality Awareness month
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Little Dixie Healthy Start promotes Infant Mortality Awareness month

Last year, 30 babies across Choctaw, McCurtain and Pushmataha Counties never celebrated their first birthday. Too often, infants die from preventable causes or a lack of health services. September was designated as National Infant Mortality Awareness Month to campaign around this issue and help community residents become more aware and educated about how they can […]

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Burn Ban lifted

CHOCTAW COUNTY –– The burn ban issued last week by the Choctaw County Commissioners has been lifted. The lift of the ban was approved by the commissioners on Thursday, Oct. 29, due to significant rainfall received by the county.

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Pumpkin Festival smashing success…
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Pumpkin Festival smashing success…

Students from many different schools throughout the tri-county area, some as far as Haworth, Okla., have visited the first annual Hugo Pumpkin Festival recently. The festival will run through Nov. 8, opening from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 to 6 p.m. on Sundays.

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George Farmer, Jr.
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George Farmer, Jr.

George Farmer, Jr. George Farmer, Jr., of Sawyer, Okla., was born on Sept. 9, 1971. He passed away on Oct. 29, 2015. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Miller and Miller Funeral Home in Hugo. Flowers may be sent there. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 at the […]

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Thomas Groves
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Thomas Groves

Thomas L. Groves Thomas L. Groves, our loved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, went to be with our Lord, Oct. 22, 2015 at his home of 57 years in Midwest City, Okla. A graveside memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 at the Fort Towson Historical Cemetery, Fort Towson, Okla. For […]

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Roy Russell
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Roy Russell

Roy Haskell Russell Roy Haskell Russell passed away at home Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 at the age of 78, with family by his side. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 at Miller & Miller Funeral Home in Hugo. Funeral Services for Roy will be at 10 a.m. […]

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Robert Schneider
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Robert Schneider

Robert Schneider Memorial services for Robert Schneider, of Sawyer, Okla., are pending this time with Miller & Miller Funeral Home. Robert passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, at the age of 61. For the full obituary, visit www.hugonewsonline.com.

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Lilburn Hagins
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Lilburn Hagins

Lilburn Loyd Hagins Funeral services for Lilburn Loyd Hagins will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 at Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hugo. Family visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home at […]

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Mary Guice
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Mary Guice

Mary Catherine Guice Graveside services for Mary Catherine Guice will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 at Restland Cemetery in Boswell with Pastor Colby Bryant officiating. Mary died peacefully at home on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 in Unger, Okla., at the age of 78. Family and friends are also invited to sign the […]

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