Archive for December, 2015

News from the Choctaw County Election Office
By December 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

News from the Choctaw County Election Office

• Voters should apply early for absentee ballots Voters in Choctaw County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the Jan. 12 City of Hugo Municipal Tax Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Caroline Hansen said. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. […]

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Retired educators to host legislative forum
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Retired educators to host legislative forum

Representative R.C. Pruett and Senator Joseph Silk will be featured in the first public legislative forum hosted by the Pushmataha County Chapter of the Oklahoma Retired Educators Association on Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. at Cripple Creek Restaurant in Antlers, according to Cathy Green, president of the local chapter. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, […]

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Johnnie Johnston
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Johnnie Johnston

Johnnie Eugene Johnston Funeral services for Johnnie Eugene Johnston, of Valliant, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 in the Miller & Miller Funeral Home Chapel. Johnnie passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, at the age of 89. Interment will follow the services at Slater Cemetery with Bro. Lonnie Donaldson and Bro. […]

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Nomi Hammons
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Nomi Hammons

Nomi Hammons Graveside services for Nomi Hammons, of Hugo, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016 at Cloudy Cemetery in Cloudy, Okla. Nomi passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, at the age of 59. Johnny Corgil will officiate the services, under the direction of Miller & Miller Funeral Home. For the full […]

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Community shops local this holiday season…
By December 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Community shops local this holiday season…

Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas promotion paid out $1,000 Tuesday, to local residents who shopped at participating businesses this holiday season. Right: Gina Self (center) was one of the winners. Pictured with Self are Harolynn Wofford and Kevin Cory.

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And praises sing to God the King, and peace to men on earth…
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And praises sing to God the King, and peace to men on earth…

The Community Youth Group, along with leaders Demehlia Adamson, Leah Savage and Katrina Crawley, and several adults spent Tuesday evening caroling to residents at Baptist Village, Hugo Health and Rehab and eight or nine elderly resident’s throughout Hugo.

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By December 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Charges dropped against former volunteer fire chief

CHOCTAW COUNTY –– Embezzlement charges against a former Fort Towson Volunteer Fire Chief were dropped this week, after a prosecutor declined to file the charges. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Thursday, Dec. 24 edition of the Hugo News.

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Harley Bolding
By December 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Harley Bolding

Harley D. Bolding Funeral services for Harley Bolding will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 in the Victory Life Church in Durant, Okla., with Pastor Randy Mayfield officiating. The family encourages all friends and relatives attending the services to wear their sports jerseys or memorabilia in honor of Coach Bolding. The family will […]

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By December 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Charles Philpot

Charles Philpot Graveside services for Charles Philpot, of Mead, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 at Restland Cemetery in Boswell, Okla. Charles passed away Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, at the age of 81. Services are under the direction of Miller & Miller Funeral Home. For the full obituary, visit www.hugonewsonline.com.

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By December 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Ollie Griffin

Ollie Griffin Funeral services for Ollie Griffin were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 at Olive Branch Baptist Church in Valliant, Okla. Ollie passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, at the age of 95. Interment followed the services at Clear Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Burnis Burrell, Jr. officiating, under the direction of […]

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