Archive for April, 2016

Area students participate in Rotary speech contests
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Area students participate in Rotary speech contests

The Antlers and Hugo Rotary Clubs recently held their annual Four Way Test Speech contest at Kiamichi Technology Center in Hugo. Speeches for the contest incorporate Rotary’s Four Way Test and how it For the full story, see the Friday, April 29 edition of the Hugo News.

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Minchey retires after 10 years as treasurer
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Minchey retires after 10 years as treasurer

A retirement celebration was held Wednesday for Arlene Minchey, who has retired after 10 years as the Choctaw County Treasurer. Minchey has worked in county government since 1998, and became the treasurer in 2006.

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Choctaw County artists to display work at art show
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Choctaw County artists to display work at art show

The preparations began on Wednesday for the Choctaw County Arts Council Annual Spring Art Show. Those attending can enjoy judged art, school displays and vote for the “People’s Choice.” The show is held at the Frisco Depot in Hugo on April 30. Pictured are Arts Council members Sharon Young and Matilda Carr, who join the […]

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Choctaw Nation news
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Choctaw Nation news

By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer A public hearing notice has been presented for May 6 at 9 a.m. for the Choctaw Nation Child Care Assistance Program. The hearing will be held at 3710 Choctaw Road in Durant at the Child Care Assistance office. For the full story, see the Friday, April 29 edition of the […]

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Thousands to participate in free medical clinic
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Thousands to participate in free medical clinic

• Remote Area Medical (RAM) to hold free medical clinic at Southeastern Oklahoma State University May 14-15 DURANT –– More than 1,000 people are expected to receive dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglass production, women’s health exams and medical exams. For the full story, see the Friday, April 29 edition […]

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Jerry Worthy
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Jerry Worthy

Jerry Worthy Funeral services for Jerry Worthy will be at 2 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016 at the Clayton Avenue Baptist Church with Shawn Robertson officiating, and burial following in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Jerry passed from this life while surrounded by family on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Dallas, Texas, at the age of […]

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Charles Dossey
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Charles Dossey

Charles F. Dossey Charles F. Dossey, of Lakeland, Fla., passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016, at the age of 67. Surviving relatives include: his two sons: Charles L. Dossey of Hugo and Billy J. Dossey of Hugo; three sisters: Frieda Fortson of Florida, Phoebe Holmes of Alabama and Donna Peck of Alabama; four grandchildren, along […]

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Roy Pierce
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Roy Pierce

Roy Pierce Funeral services for Roy Pierce, of Durant, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Good Springs Presbyterian Church in Boswell, Okla. Roy passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016, at the age of 84. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 at Miller […]

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Gloria Love

Gloria Love Funeral services for Gloria Love, of Bluff, Okla., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 at St. Paul Baptist Church. Gloria passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the age of 85. Interment will follow the services at New Bluff Cemetery with the Rev. LaVern MC Frazier officiating, under the direction […]

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Miss Boswell High Scholarship Pageant to be held May 3
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Miss Boswell High Scholarship Pageant to be held May 3

Everyone is invited to attend the Miss Boswell High Scholarship Pageant to be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 in the Boswell School Auditorium. Six lovely and talented young ladies will compete for the title and the chance to win scholarships, cash prizes and many other gifts. The pageant will feature the contestants as […]

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