Archive for December, 2017

Hugo Rotary Club news
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Hugo Rotary Club news

Through the generosity of several of its members, the Hugo Rotary Club will be giving the gift of tabletop fun to several local foster care families this Christmas! Mark Eby (left), owner of Griffon Gaming in Hugo, helped in procuring many copies of UNO and family-friendly card games for gifts in the upcoming area DHS […]

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Little turkeys…
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Little turkeys…

  The winners of the Hugo News “How to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey” contest came to collect their winnings recently. Boswell student Bryan Hart (far left) was the first place winner of Category 1. Winning first place in Category 2 was Soper’s Trace Rutledge (center). Second place in Category 2 was Caz Harrison (right) of […]

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Update on fatal hit and run in Hugo

HUGO –– The Choctaw County District Attorney’s Office will be reviewing information regarding a fatal hit and run that occurred in July in Hugo, and determining whether charges will be filed. For the full story, see the Friday, Dec. 15 edition of the Hugo News, or visit our E-Edition.

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Motion to continue granted in case concerning former Grant superintendent

CHOCTAW COUNTY –– The jury trial previously set for Dec. 5 for a Choctaw County school superintendent accused of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud and embezzlement of federal program funds has been rescheduled for Feb. 6, 2018. Grant-Goodland superintendent Buck Hammers was arrested in June, 2017 on complaints of: one count of conspiracy […]

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Larry Davis

Larry Glenn Davis Funeral services for Larry Glenn Davis, of Hugo, Okla., are pending with Miller & Miller Funeral Home. Larry passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at the age of 57.

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Savage selected as interim city manager
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Savage selected as interim city manager

By Krystle Taylor Editor HUGO –– Hugo city councilmen retired to executive session for one hour Tuesday, to discuss what to do about employing an interim city manager. Current city manager David Rawls has announced his retirement for the end of this year, and council members have begun the process of trying to find a […]

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Santa makes a stop a Raymond Gary Lake for boat parade
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Santa makes a stop a Raymond Gary Lake for boat parade

On Dec. 2-3, the Raymond Gary Lake Association held its annual Christmas boat parade on the lake at the State Park, in Fort Towson. Along with the boats and winter refreshments, Santa made an appearance both nights. Santa was joined by Mrs. Clause on Friday For the full story, see the Friday, Dec. 8 edition […]

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Christmas giving…
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Christmas giving…

Recently making donations to the Choctaw/Pushmataha County Youth Services Angel Tree was Walmart (left). Pictured are Renita Green, Lois Mantooth, Tammy Warren, Shannon Jones, Brandy Krohn and Courtney Hamill. Right: The Hugo Police and Fire Departments each donated $500 to the Shop with a Cop and Fireman program. Pictured are: Terry Park, Alan Roden, John […]

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Election to be held for Boswell, Fort Towson, Soper school board seats

Declarations of candidacy for Choctaw County School Board positions were filed this week at the courthouse. An election will be held on Feb. 13 for the following seats: • Boswell Public School Office No. 3: Amber Bacon. Jim Dill. • Fort Towson Public School Office No. 3: James Diggs. Benny Johnson (Incumbent). • Soper Public […]

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Benny Johnson
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Benny Johnson

Benny Johnson Funeral services for Benny Johnson, of Swink, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Watermill Freewill Baptist Church in Valliant, Okla. Benny passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at the age of 69. Interment followed the services at Valliant Cemetery with Bro. Bob Thornburgh and Bro. Brent Coffey officiating, […]

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