Archive for August, 2017

Search continues for escaped inmate
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Search continues for escaped inmate

Law enforcement agencies are still on the lookout for an inmate who escaped from Choctaw County Jail this week. A reward is currently being offered for any information leading to the arrest of Aaron Victory.

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The band keeps growing… and growing…
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The band keeps growing… and growing…

Hugo School band is growing and the music program is taking off. And according to Hugo Middle School band director Monique Sinibaldi, with the help of superintendent Dr. Dalke and high school band director Mr. Sinibaldi, the students at Hugo Intermediate School will finally get music classes once a week. With approximately 50 students in […]

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Boswell council approves highway adoption
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Boswell council approves highway adoption

By Stacy McIntyre Contributing Writer Members of the Boswell city council recently approved First Baptist Church youth leader Steve Roberson, along with Megan Pope and the youth kids, to adopt a highway for one year. For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 11 edition of the Hugo News, or visit our E-Edition.

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Boys & Girls Club coming back to Choctaw County
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Boys & Girls Club coming back to Choctaw County

On Monday, Aug. 14, the Boys & Girls Club will open its doors for the children in Hugo. With the help of a group of concerned citizens, the Hugo city manager David Rawls, Hugo School superintendent Earl Dalke, Chris Pierce (president of the Boys & Girls Club of Durant) and executive director Larry Long with […]

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Norma James
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Norma James

Norma Ruth James Norma Ruth James, 76, of Hugo, Okla., passed away Aug. 6, 2017, at her home. Norma was born Sept. 15, 1940 in Antlers, Okla., to Wid William and Arbinnie Ruth (Hilliker) Bostic. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 at the First Assembly of God […]

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Jarrod Johnson
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Jarrod Johnson

Jarrod Johnson Funeral services for Jarrod Johnson, of Colbert, Okla., were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 at Lukfata Baptist Church in Lukfata, Okla. Jarrod passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the age of 45. Interment followed the service at Broken Bow Cemetery with Bro. Phillip Conner officiating, and assisted by Tommy […]

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More details released in case of Choctaw County ‘undertaker’
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More details released in case of Choctaw County ‘undertaker’

CHOCTAW COUNTY –– Bond has been set in the amount of $15,000 for a Soper, Okla., man accused of aggravated assault and battery on July 22. Billy Paul Samis, 55, was arrested after Choctaw County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a home in Soper, where Gary Noah told them he was taken into the woods […]

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Local 4-H students get international experience
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Local 4-H students get international experience

By Trisha Gedon OSU News STILLWATER –– The 4-H Youth Development Program has long been known for providing a wide array of hands-on learning opportunities for its members. Learn by doing is the philosophy of programming efforts. A group of Oklahoma 4-H’ers took that message to heart as they learned more about the world during […]

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We are Hugo to hold Family Fun Day

We are Hugo will host its Family Fun Day and Parade the weekend of Aug. 25-26. The parade will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25 down Jackson St. through downtown Hugo. The other events –– booths, vendors, food, games, activities for kids, speakers and band –– will be from 9 a.m. to 2 […]

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Family Dollar reported to begin construction soon

HUGO –– Members of the Hugo city council met in regular session Tuesday and took action regarding some code enforcement and planning and zoning decisions. During the July 17 meeting of the council, a local property owner was granted a 10-day extension to clean up his property located at A and Bluff St. As of […]

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