The 54th annual Hugo PRCA Rodeo will kick off Wednesday evening with the rodeo slack event, followed by Thursday’s steer roping and the regular Friday and Saturday performances. Also this weekend are the parade, Hugo Homecoming luncheon and the Fire Truck Parade. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, […]
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HUGO — Relentless rainfall pushed lake and rainfall records deeper into the record books across all of Choctaw County and Southeastern Oklahoma during the Labor Day Holiday weekend. Hugo Lake was soaring above its maximum flood pool elevation of 437.5 Tuesday morning as it topped 440.11 feet MSL. All public facilities at Hugo Lake are […]
HUGO –– Authorities recovered the body Friday of a Hugo man who drowned in flood waters four miles north of Hugo on Ball Park Road Thursday night. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, May 26 edition of the Hugo News.
Rita Potter Funeral services for Rita Potter, of Soper, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Miller & Miller Funeral Home Chapel. Rita passed away Friday, May 22, 2015, at the age of 63. Interment followed the services at Potter Family Cenetery north of Soper in the Buckhorn community. Bro. Wade […]
William Gamblin Funeral services for William Gamblin, of Hugo, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Miller & Miller Funeral Home Chapel. William passed away Friday, May 22, 2015, at the age of 34. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Interment will follow […]
Tim Sutterfield Funeral services for Tim Sutterfield, son of Burley and Elizabeth Sutterfield of Hugo, Okla., are pending with Mt. Olive Funeral Home. Tim passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at Omaha, Neb., at the age of 48.
FORT TOWSON — Only a few weeks ago, Fort Towson residents found themselves without rural fire protection for the first time in decades. Citizens pulled together and began the formation of a new municipal fire department to ensure that lives and property would have a fighting chance against the ravages of fire. Veteran Hugo Firefighter […]
By Krystle Taylor Editor HUGO –– Several members of Hope 4 Paws, a group of volunteers geared toward helping animals in our community, were on-hand Tuesday evening to address concerns regarding the resignation of the animal control officer and the status of the Hugo dog pound. “We have every intention of running the pound as […]
Charles (Dick) Loar Charles (Dick) Loar was born Dec. 9, 1927 in Swink, Okla., the son of James Elbert Loar, Sr. and Mary Lee (Gilliland) Loar and had lived the majority of his life in Fort Towson, Okla. He departed this life on May 20, 2015, at the age of 87. He was preceded in […]
Billy Fuller, Jr. Funeral services for Billy Fuller, Jr., of Fort Towson, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015 at New Beginning Baptist Church in Fort Towson. Billy passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the age of 63. Interment followed the services at Sawyer Cemetery with Bro. Greg Thralls and Bro. […]