Archive for November, 2015

City makes transition with new trash receptacles
By November 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

City makes transition with new trash receptacles

HUGO –– The new polycarts have arrived and have been distributed throughout town. Members of the Hugo city council voted to accept the switch to polycarts with the renewal of the Sanitation Solution contract during the July 21 council meeting. Along with the new polycarts, the city will also be opening the new transfer/dump station […]

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Former Soper grad to share his poems on air
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Former Soper grad to share his poems on air

The Rev. Reginald Love, graduate of Soper High School and Oklahoma State University, and author of “Poems of Inspiration! From Genesis to Revelation,” will be sharing his poems from the book in a five-week, 30-minute long segment on KTEN. The program will begin on Sunday, Nov. 29, from 6 to 6:30 a.m., and will run […]

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Remember the meaning of Thanksgiving
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Remember the meaning of Thanksgiving

When the 102 Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower arrived at Plymouth Rock in the fall of 1620, they were greeted by a New World filled with uncertainty, turmoil and harsh conditions. Only half of the original settlers survived the first year, but despite the hardships faced, the Pilgrims still made it a point to spend time […]

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By November 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Coalition news

By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer The November community spotlight for the Choctaw County Coalition meeting was presented by DHS Foster Care Recruiter Krissika Whittaker Foster. The agency is preparing bags of items for those in the foster care system. Call DHS to learn more regarding the needs. Committee reports included: For the full story, visit […]

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By November 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Chamber Christmas campaign to pay out $1,000

The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce announces the second annual Chamber Shop Hugo Campaign. This Campaign will refund cash to the good customers of Hugo. This cash award is to repay customers for their loyalty and remembering to shop locally. Any goods or services purchased at a Hugo Area Chamber member’s company will be eligible […]

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Rosalie Mitchell
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Rosalie Mitchell

Rosalie Mitchell Memorial services for Rosalie Mitchell, of Sawyer, Okla., will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 at Hugo Victory Baptist Church. Rosalie passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at the age of 89. Bro. Brad Michael will officiate the service, under the direction of Miller & Miller Funeral Home.

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Getting a head start
By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Getting a head start

A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members will be assisting with renovations at Little Dixie Community Action Agency’s early childhood program sites. The group of 10 young adults arrived Nov. 1 and will be serving here through Dec. 17, 2015. While in town, the AmeriCorps NCCC team will be serving with Little […]

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Drama Club opens first show…
By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Drama Club opens first show…

The first show –– The Swing of the Sea –– for the Hugo High Drama Club was presented in the “Commons” area of the new high school addition over two nights on Nov. 16-17. Above: Chandler Francis (playing Eggs) and Josie Frazier (playing Boots) perform. Drama Club is taught and directed by Carla Rabon.

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Hugo woman files class action suit concerning all customers of city’s water plant operator
By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Hugo woman files class action suit concerning all customers of city’s water plant operator

HUGO –– A Hugo woman has brought forth a class action lawsuit on behalf of all persons and entities whose water is being serviced by Severn Trent Environmental Services, who has allegedly provided unsafe water to its customers. The legal action, filed by Tara Lowrimore on Oct. 30, claims Severn Trent, under a contract with […]

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By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Community Angel Tree deadline approaching

The Community Angel Tree committee, which is made up of the Washington Community Center, the Hugo Area Chamber and Choctaw County Youth Services, announces that they are now taking applications from through Dec. 4, 2015.  To make an application, visit Youth Services, located at 103 E. Jefferson, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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