HUGO — Hard and steady rainfall ushered in by a constantly recurring line of thunderstorms dumped more than 10 inches of rain in three days on much of Choctaw and surrounding counties Friday through Sunday. The result was significant flooding in parts of Hugo and throughout the county, as already saturated soils repelled the massive […]
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Eddie Michael “Mike” Baucom Funeral services for Eddie Michael “Mike” Baucom, of Swink, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Rock Assembly of God in Fort Towson, Okla. Eddie passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, at the age of 62. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. on […]
Mark Taylor Woodruff Graveside services for Mark Taylor Woodruff were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Sawyer Cemetery with Pastor Bob O’Neil officiating and burial following in the Sawyer Cemetery. Mark passed away Friday, May 8, 2015 in Sawyer, Okla., at the age of 51. Family and friends are invited to sign […]
Richard Belvin Graveside services for Richard Belvin, of Boswell, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Goodspring Cemetery in Boswell. Richard passed away Monday, May 11, 2015, at the age of 65. Richard will lie in state at the home of his mother, Sarah Belvin, south of Boswell at 6 p.m. […]
Elbert Mead Minchey Elbert Mead Minchey, 78, of Boswell, Okla., passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Durant, Okla. Memorial services will be held at later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, Durant.
OKLAHOMA CITY –– Governor Mary Fallin recently signed House Bill 1965, making it illegal to text and drive in Oklahoma. HB 1965 makes texting while driving a primary offense, meaning law officers will be able to pull over anyone who is texting while operating a vehicle. The penalty will be $100. The governor, during her […]
By Krystle Taylor Editor HUGO –– The future of a building on N. Broadway was taken into consideration Tuesday, as the Hugo city council met to attend to city business. Only receiving one offer, the council approved the $30,000 bid from American Demolition out of Tulsa, Okla., to remove the building at 209 N. Broadway. […]
By Tod Harrison Superintendent of Hugo Schools I don’t believe there is a single person in this world who doesn’t feel good when they are openly appreciated for something they have done. Even though we acknowledge this appreciation in various ways, it is a “feel good” emotion that we get when someone compliments or expresses […]
A new Miss Boswell High School was crowned last weekend –– Hannah Manous. Pictured (l to r) are: Jay Isaacs and first runner-up Sadie Fomby; Wyatt Sullivan and Miss Boswell High School and Miss Congeniality Hannah Manous; Second runner-up Rowan Stephens and Rowdy Yates.
Arnold L. Gregory Gregory, Arnold L., 76 years old of Edmond, Okla., passed away May 1, 2015 in Edmond. He is survived by his wife, Jethelyn Gregory; children: Amber McLean, Jennifer Stegman and Matthew Gregory; 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; a sister, Marjorie Plemon; a brother, Morris Gregory and his dog, Nani. Donations may be made […]