Archive for July, 2017

Hit and run death and mystery crash still under investigation
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Hit and run death and mystery crash still under investigation

HUGO — Police officers from multiple jurisdictions are continuing their investigation into the hit-and-run death of Emanuel Churchwell, whose body was discovered Monday, July 3, 2017, in the 800 block of North H Street in Hugo. Both Hugo PD and officers with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation have stated that they are not in […]

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Arrest made after man tied, beaten
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Arrest made after man tied, beaten

CHOCTAW COUNTY –– The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department expects to make at least one more arrest in the case of an assault that occurred last Saturday near Unger, Okla. For the full story, see the Friday, July 28 edition of the Hugo News, or visit our E-Edition.

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Little library…
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Little library…

A Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” free book exchange. They come in many shapes and sizes, but the most common version is a small wooden box of books that is located at the courthouse. Anyone may take a book or bring a book to share. Little Free Library book […]

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Fort Towson School fills couple vacancies

By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer The Fort Towson board of education held the last meeting for the summer Tuesday, prior to the Aug. 7 first day of school for students. An hour-and-a-half executive session was held for the purpose of discussing employment of certified personnel and other personnel, as needed for the 2017-201 school year. […]

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Henry Tapley
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Henry Tapley

Henry “Hank” Lee Tapley Henry ‘Hank’ Lee Tapley, 93, passed away July 26, 2017, in Paris, Texas. Hank was born Sept. 13, 1923, in Idabel, Okla., to John Worth and Stella (Hunt) Tapley. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Prater-Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home, Hugo, Okla., […]

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Lula Brown

Lula Mae Brown Funeral services for Lula Mae Brown, formerly of Tom, Okla., were held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017 at Community Missionary Baptist. Lula passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the age of 84. Survivors include: two sons: Marvin Brown and Bishop Ray Brown of Oklahoma City; three daughters: Vanessa Smith […]

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Murlee Lee

Murlee Lee Funeral services for Murlee Lee, of Hugo, Okla., will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Murlee passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the age of 96. Survivors include: two sisters: Ronnie Moore of Arlington, Texas, and Verna Moore of Harris, Okla.; several nieces and nephews. […]

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For the betterment…
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For the betterment…

Hugo VFW Post 8316 was awarded a certificate of recognition from Team Hugo for its investment and enhancement of their business for the betterment of Hugo. Pictured (l to r): Veterans J.K Smith, Neil Kimberlain, Jr. Herndon, Howard Sumner, Team Hugo chairman Guy Dale and Chamber director Deborah Hadley.

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Texoma doctor linked to seven overdose deaths, including Hugo individual
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Texoma doctor linked to seven overdose deaths, including Hugo individual

SHERMAN, Texas –– A 56-year-old Sherman, Texas, doctor has been arrested on federal drug conspiracy charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston. Howard Gregg Diamond was indicted on July 6, 2017 and charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, health care fraud […]

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Body of missing Broken Bow man recovered from old well
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Body of missing Broken Bow man recovered from old well

McCURTAIN COUNTY –– OSBI special agents and McCurtain County Sheriff’s deputies have located a body they believe is that of a man recently reported missing from the Broken Bow area. For the full story, see the Friday, July 14 edition of the Hugo News.

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