Archive for December, 2016

More health care opportunities available to Hugo, Choctaw County
By December 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

More health care opportunities available to Hugo, Choctaw County

HUGO –– Residents of Hugo and Choctaw County now have more opportunities for health care thanks to the opening of a new clinic in Hugo. Kiamichi Family Medical Center, located at 204 E. Jackson St. in Hugo, has opened its doors and is now treating patients in one of six exam rooms in the newly-renovated […]

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Choctaw construction is on the rise
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Choctaw construction is on the rise

DURANT –– Two multi-million dollar building projects in Hugo and Choctaw County are among a host of building projects currently underway by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. If it seems like more construction has been going on in the Choctaw Nation than ever before, there is a reason. No less than 40 major tribal projects […]

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Billie Lambert
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Billie Lambert

Billie Floyd Lambert Memorial services for Billie Floyd Lambert will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home Chapel in Hugo, Okla., with John Griswood officiating. Billie passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Bonham, Texas, at the age of 64. Family and friends are invited to sign […]

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Caretaker arrested for alleged elder abuse
By December 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Caretaker arrested for alleged elder abuse

FORT TOWSON –– A Fort Towson woman is being held in Choctaw County Jail after being arrested Wednesday on several elderly abuse complaints. According to the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department, they received complaints regarding a woman defrauding an elderly man in Fort Towson. For the full story, see the Friday, Dec. 23 edition of the […]

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Choctaw Memorial to join TeleStroke network, offer more stroke resources
By December 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Choctaw Memorial to join TeleStroke network, offer more stroke resources

HUGO –– Choctaw Memorial Hospital will soon have the ability to offer on-demand assistance to patients experiencing stroke-like symptoms through its new partnership with Integris and its TeleStroke service. According to Integris, TeleStroke provides real-time expert neurological assessment of patients presenting with stroke-like symptoms in your hospital’s emergency department. This expertise-on-demand can help you rapidly […]

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Toymakers of Hugo bring smiles to childrens’ faces
By December 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Toymakers of Hugo bring smiles to childrens’ faces

Toymakers of Hugo, a ministry of Heritage United Methodist Church, continue to bring smiles to the faces of scores of children. For the full story, see the Friday, Dec. 23 edition of the Hugo News, or visit our E-Edition.

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Lee Robison
By December 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Lee Robison

Lee Robison Lee Robison went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 19, 2016. Lee was born on Dec. 15, 1934 in Hugo, Okla., and a former resident of Borger, Texas, but a current resident of Pasadena, Texas. Private funeral services for the family were held on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 at South Park […]

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Dean George
By December 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Dean George

Dean George Funeral services for Dean George, of Fort Towson, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 at Swink School Gym. Dean passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at the age of 73. Interment followed the services at Redland Cemetery with Bill Holt, Michael George and Melvin Holleman officiating, under the direction […]

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Martha Bevels
By December 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Martha Bevels

Martha Lee Bevels Private memorial services for Martha Lee Bevels will be held by the family at a later date at Goodland Cemetery. Martha passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, in Hugo, Okla., at the age of 69. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences to the family […]

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Roy Montgomery
By December 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Roy Montgomery

Roy Wood Montgomery A Celebration of Life services for Roy Wood Montgomery, of Hugo, Okla., will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church of Hugo. Roy passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at the age of 79. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, […]

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