The annual Soper Homecoming will feature all-day entertainment on Main Street July 2, beginning with a breakfast fundraiser at the Soper Senior Center. To-go orders are welcome. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 6 to 10 and free for children 5 and under. Call 580.345.2803 for more information. The parade will begin […]
Archive for June, 2016
Chief Gary Batton of the Choctaw Nation, one of the largest Indian tribes in the U.S., tossed out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers versus Boston Red Sox game to an almost sold out crowd at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, last weekend. There were also 80 outreach kids and chaperones who attended […]
CHOCTAW COUNTY –– A 74-year-old Arkansas, Pass, Texas, man was taken to a Tulsa hospital Sunday morning, after a two-vehicle collision eight miles northeast of Soper on U.S. 271. For the full story, see the Tuesday, June 28 edition of the Hugo News.
Leeta Henson Memorial services for Leeta Henson, of Hugo, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Miller & Miller Funeral Home Chapel. Leeta passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the age of 90. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Choctaw Historical Society are appreciated. Interment will follow the services […]
Myrtle Caroline Albertson Memorial services for Myrtle Caroline Albertson, of Hugo, Okla., will be conducted at a later date, under the direction of Miller & Miller Funeral Home. Survivors include: one sister, Katherine Hood of Hugo, Okla., along with other family members and friends. For the full obituary, see the Tuesday, June 28 edition of […]
Zella Mae Ford Graveside services for Zella Mae Ford, of Soper, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the Soper Cemetery in Soper. Zella passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in Hugo, Okla., at the age of 89. Family and friends are also invited to sign the guest book or send […]
HUGO –– A full quorum was present Tuesday evening during Hugo’s city council meeting, after the swearing in of two new councilman: Donald Roxberry – Ward 4 and Richard Higginbotham – At-Large. For the full story, see the Friday, June 24 edition of the Hugo News.
Youth group participants walked in the annual Juneteenth Celebration parade held last weekend. Many events, including a pick-up basketball tournament were held in celebration throughout Hugo, where hundreds gathered to participate.
• State Board of Education approves mandatory annexation of Grant-Goodland School District OKLAHOMA CITY –– The State Board of Education (SBE) Thursday ordered the mandatory annexation of the Grant-Goodland Public School after a recommendation of annexation from the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE). The Grant-Goodland district has been plagued by financial misconduct and numerous […]
CHOCTAW COUNTY –– A Garvin, Okla., man was mediflighted to a Plano hospital Thursday afternoon after his vehicle rolled into a tree, one mile east of Fort Towson. For the full story, see the Friday, June 24 edition of the Hugo News.