Curtis elected officer of 2014-2015 Baptist Village Board. Dr. Bill Pierce, president of Baptist Village Communities, is pictured with newly appointed officers of the Board, from left, Paul Abbott, chairperson, of Jenks; Dr. Dennis Curtis, second vice-chairperson, of Hugo; Pierce, and the Rev. Danny Ringer, first vice-chairperson, of Elk City. The 22-member board oversees the […]
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Construction of the new Hugo High School continues to progress, as workers with Mid-Plains Construction spend the week of Thanksgiving erecting walls and boundaries.
pictured: Major Keath Biggers, Divisional Secretary for Programs of the Salvation Army and Becky Reynolds, Executive Director of Little Dixie CAA, met recently to make plans for the upcoming Red Kettle Campaign in Choctaw County. Volunteers will be ringing the bell in front of Wal-Mart Wednesday through Saturday the first three weeks in December. Little […]
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Jason Brett Merida, 42, of Rattan, Okla., was found guilty by a federal jury on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 of six counts of a seven-count indictment. The defendant was indicted in February, 2014 and charged with conspiracy to commit theft or bribery […]
Robert Prince Funeral services for Robert Prince, of Valliant, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Valliant. Robert passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 in Idabel, Okla., at the age of 71. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at […]
Corky Askew Funeral services for Corky Askew will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 at Bill Darrough Pavilion at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery with the Rev. Ed Bernard and the Rev. Randy Schreurs officiating. Corky passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 in Hugo, Okla., at the age of 88. Memorial donations in honor […]
Sen. Joseph Silk is now officially on the job as State Senator for District 5. The Republican from Broken Bow was sworn in during a ceremony at the Capitol on Tuesday as friends, family and other supporters looked on from the Senate gallery. For the complete story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the […]
The Community Angel Tree Committee, which is made up of the Washington Community Center, the Hugo Area Chamber and Choctaw County Youth Services, announces that they are now taking applications through Dec. 5, 2014. Those interested may make applications at Youth Services, located at 103 E. Jefferson, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 […]
• Choctaw Nation reported crime that led to prosecution and conviction of former construction employee The Choctaw Nation reported discrepancies that led to the conviction of former employee Jason Merida on charges of conspiracy, bribery, theft and tax evasion in connection with defrauding the Choctaw Nation. Internal auditors for the tribe initially uncovered fraudulent billings […]
Volunteer of the Year award – Jim Browning; Youth Service award – Angie Thurman (not pictured), Brandy Krohn, Shane Spillman, Leona Edwards, Billye Rogan. See the Friday, Nov. 21 edition of the Hugo News for more award winners.