Archive for May, 2016

Welcome home!

Welcome home!

Welcome home, alumni! Check out the Rodeo and Homecoming special edition in today’s Hugo News for the schedule of events.

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Choctaw Nation news

Choctaw Nation news

By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer There are presently providers available for farmer’s market produce on Wednesdays at the Choctaw Nation District 8 Community Center. The providers accept the WIC vouchers and these are both the senior adult program and the women, infant, children program vouchers, as well as cash. For the full story, see the […]

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Hugo PRCA Queen, Princess candidates announced

Hugo PRCA Queen, Princess candidates announced

The 55th annual Hugo PRCA Rodeo Queen and Princess will be crowned on Saturday, June 4. See today’s Page 3 for candidate bios. The Sweetheart contestants and reigning royalty will be featured in Friday’s Hugo News.

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Judith Day

Judith Day

Judith Day Graveside services for Judith Day, of Fort Towson, Okla., were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Spencerville Cemetery in Spencerville, Okla. Judith passed away Friday, May 27, 2016, at the age of 76. Pastor Chuck Darby officiated the services, under the direction of Miller & Miller Funeral Home. For the […]

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Choctaw Nation bike team makes 436-mile journey

Choctaw Nation bike team makes 436-mile journey

By Krystle Taylor Editor The Choctaw Nation Trail of Tears 2016 Bicycle Team, has once again, pedaled their way from Greenwood, Miss., to Durant, Okla., to relive the historical journey taken by Choctaw ancestors in 1831, known as the Trail of Tears. For the full story, see the Friday, May 27 edition of the Hugo […]

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Police respond to shooting, Hugo woman arrested

Police respond to shooting, Hugo woman arrested

HUGO –– Complaints of assault and battery with a deadly weapon have been filed against a Hugo woman after she reportedly shot a man three times. For the full story, see the Friday, May 27 edition of the Hugo News or visit our E-Edition.

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Hugo Rotary Club news

Hugo Rotary Club news

Choctaw County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins (left) recently updated members of the Hugo Rotary Club on the tornado damage in our area May 9. Collins presented a map of the tornado’s path, showing it being on the ground in Choctaw County near Boswell and in Hugo approximately 16 miles. Collins praised many local agencies, […]

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Fort Towson school board approves superintendent’s recommendations for staff reduction

FORT TOWSON –– Members of the Fort Towson board of education met in special session Thursday evening to discuss and take action on the reduction of the teaching force. With newly-hired superintendent Dr. Charles Caughern, Jr., presiding over the meeting, members of the board unanimously voted to approve all but two items on the agenda. […]

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Thomas Keel

Thomas Keel

Thomas Keel Graveside services for Thomas Keel were held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Soper Cemetery in Soper, Okla., with Pastor Rick Westbrook officiating. Thomas passed from this life on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Soper, at the age of 91. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book […]

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Paula Hughes

Paula Hughes

Paula (Hardin) Hughes Private family burial services for Paula (Hardin) Hughes at Fort Towson Cemetery in Fort Towson, Okla., were handled by Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo. A celebration of Paula’s life was held at Northwest Bible Church, 8505 Douglas Avenue, Dallas, TX 75225 on Wednesday, May 25 at 2 p.m. In lieu […]

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