Archive for October, 2017

Choctaw Emergency Management deputy achieves highest honor
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Choctaw Emergency Management deputy achieves highest honor

DURANT –– When Jeff Hansen, Director of the Office of Emergency Management for the Choctaw Nation, received his Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) award, in 2015, he said that he wanted to have the best trained team possible. This week, Emergency Management staff member Rachel Nutter received that same level of achievement. For the full story, […]

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Casino expansion complete
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Casino expansion complete

Choctaw Casino & Resort Grant has scheduled a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Friday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. to celebrate the completion of its expansion. The $50 million expansion includes the addition of 96 hotel rooms and suites, a new poker room, an expanded resort pool and two restaurants –– Cove Cafe offering made-to-order sandwiches, […]

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Second annual coat drive held Nov. 4-5

The second annual Share the Warmth Coat/Clothes Drive, sponsored by Hugo Helping Hugo, will be held Nov. 4-5 at Hugo Middle School gym. For the full story, see the Tuesday, Oct. 31 edition of the Hugo News or visit our E-Edition.

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Mable Baldwin
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Mable Baldwin

Mable Louise Baldwin Funeral services for Mable Louise Baldwin were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 at the Old Burwell Church of Christ, Ringold, Okla., with Bro. Jimmy Staggs and Bro. Bo Dale officiating. Burial followed at the Old Ringold Cemetery. Louise passed away on Oct. 26, 2017 at her home in Ringold, […]

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Football Contest Winner
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Football Contest Winner

Joey Renfro (left), of Paris, was last week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 20 out of 24 games correctly. Renfro guessed closest (431) to the OU Sooners’ total offense figure (575) to edge out April Lambeth. Above, Renfro collects the $50 weekly prize from Linda Max, owner of City Drug, where […]

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Three more get prison sentences
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Three more get prison sentences

HUGO — District Attorney Mark Matloff has announced several area men have been sentenced to prison terms by area courts on a variety of offenses. In November 2015, James Henry Buckhanan pled guilty to domestic assault by strangulation and was placed on probation for three years. For the full story, see the Friday, Oct. 20 […]

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Vote split in half regarding million-dollar loan
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Vote split in half regarding million-dollar loan

By Krystle Taylor Editor HUGO –– The vote to pass a resolution to incur a loan in the amount of $1,570,000 was split down the middle Tuesday evening during the regularly scheduled Hugo city council meeting. According to Municipal Finance Services, Inc. advisor Rick Smith, BB&T Bank in North Carolina offered the city a loan […]

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