Archive for June, 2017

Behind the scenes…
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Behind the scenes…

Making a Difference from behind the scenes at Hugo Schools! Hugo Intermediate School Principal, Vivian Shanklin, received a $5,000 donation check from Larry Middleton, representing International Paper. This generous donation will be used to add much-needed playground equipment at Hugo Intermediate School. Debbie Partin, Hugo District Treasurer, saw a need and completed the grant application […]

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Turning to the sun…
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Turning to the sun…

Reva Raney, newest member of the Iris Garden Club of Hugo, has grown a 9ft. sunflower. The Raney’s are organic farmers north of Hugo and use natural products and sea minerals in their production.

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Legacy of strength…
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Legacy of strength…

The 10th Annual Juneteenth Parade, held June 17, 2017, was a big success.  The parade had more than 40 participants, and the celebration had more than 400 attendees. The theme was “Moving Forward with a Legacy of Strength and a Future of Hope.” Organizations like St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church (Est. 1883) were proof of […]

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Rock around the clock in Soper on July 1

Soper’s 54th annual Homecoming –– Rockin’ Around the Clock –– will be held Saturday, July 1. The schedule of events includes: Saturday, July 1 • 7 a.m.: Breakfast fundraiser at Senior Citizens Center. • 9 a.m.: Parade registration at the Soper gym. • 9 a.m.: Music on Main and Vendors. • 10 a.m.: Parade on […]

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Fernando Salas, Jr.
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Fernando Salas, Jr.

Fernando Salas, Jr. Funeral services for Fernando Salas, Jr., of Boswell, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Boswell. Fernando passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the age of 83. Interment will follow the services at Restland Cemetery in Boswell with Father Joseph Chirayath officiating, […]

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Former Grant School superintendent arraigned on nine felony indictments
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Former Grant School superintendent arraigned on nine felony indictments

Former Grant Superintendent of Schools, Buck Hammers, was arraigned in Federal Court in Muskogee Wednesday on nine felony indictments relating to fraud and embezzlement of Grant School funds. According to federal case documents, Hammers was named in sealed indictments by the Federal Grand Jury in the Eastern District of Oklahoma on June 13, 2017. On […]

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By June 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

City of Hugo adopts budget

HUGO –– Hugo city council members met in regular session Tuesday to adopt the 2017-2018 budget. After a brief discussion regarding its content, the budget was adopted upon a motion by councilman Ernest McCarty. For the full story, see the Friday, June 23 edition of the hugo News, or visit out E-Edition.

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Lake Raymond Gary added to DEQ elevated mercury advisory
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Lake Raymond Gary added to DEQ elevated mercury advisory

• DEQ hosting public meeting to discuss fish consumption advisories The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host a public meeting on Tuesday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at DEQ Headquarters, 707 N. Robinson, in Oklahoma City to discuss elevated levels of mercury found in fish in some Oklahoma lakes. Fourteen […]

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Ronnie Johnson
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Ronnie Johnson

Ronnie Johnson Graveside services for Ronnie Johnson, of Soper, Okla., were held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Soper. Ronnie passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at the age of 73. Bro. Tim Harless officiated the services, under the direction of Miller & Miller Funeral Home. For the full […]

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Fort Towson school board ratified Superintendent Caughern’s firing of clerk
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Fort Towson school board ratified Superintendent Caughern’s firing of clerk

By Stan Stamper Hugo News Staff FORT TOWSON — Members of the Fort Towson board of education held a special meeting Tuesday evening for the purpose of holding an employment hearing for recently fired school district encumbrance and payroll clerk Ashley Burton a 10-year veteran employee, who was recently terminated by Superintendent Charles Caughern. Caughern […]

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