Calvin McGee Funeral services for Calvin McGee, formerly of Gay, Okla., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Christian Life Outreach. Calvin passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Oklahoma City, at the age of 66. Surviving relatives include: his wife, Shirley McGee of Oklahoma City; two daughters: Sherlena Davis of Oklahoma […]
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Once again, southbound U.S. Hwy. 271 has been narrowed to one lane at the Red River Bridge, south of Grant, according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Also closed, west of Grant, is SH 109, six miles west of Hwy. 271. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Bridgeview fishing area gate has […]
• Faces up to life in prison and $250,000 fine MUSKOGEE –– The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Dakota Lane Williston, 20, of Idabel, Okla., was convicted by a federal jury for the charge of murder in the first degree in Indian country committed during the perpetration of […]
Dozens gathered at Cora Lee Roe Park Saturday in Hugo to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, an annual observance that commemorates the 1865 announcement of emancipation of slavery in Texas. This was the eighth annual celebration for Hugo, that began with a parade through downtown, and then proceeded with games, music, food, fellowship, contests, […]
Calvin McGee Funeral services for Calvin McGee, formerly of Gay, Okla., are pending with Rogan Funeral Home. Calvin passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015, at the age of 66.
Jimmie Medford Funeral services for Jimmie Medford, of Fort Towson, Okla., are pending with Miller & Miller Funeral Home. Jimmie passed away Monday, June 22, 2015, at the age of 77.
The following highways are closed due to high water. Updates will be issued as conditions change. Do NOT drive into high water. Drivers are cautioned to heed warning signs and to not drive around barricades. Carter County US-70 is narrowed to one lane in each direction in Wilson Cherokee County SH-80 is closed to through […]
By Kelli Stacy Staff Writer At its highest point during recent historic flooding in Southeastern Oklahoma, Hugo Lake reached 440.11 feet. This number may not have effected that many people, but for some, like myself, it all but stranded them. Living near the Hugo Wildlife Management Area has its pros and cons, and floods are […]
A SPECIAL DAY FOR SIERRA FREEMAN! Getting the key to your new home was a dream come true Thursday for Boswell resident Sierra Freeman. But having it presented to her by the USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator, Tony Hernandez, who came all the way from Washington, D.C., was icing on the cake. Also on hand […]
By Kelli Stacy Staff Writer With Hugo Lake’s high elevation, boating and camping facilities are still closed to the public. Hugo Lake Manager Kent Grimes explains that all facilities have different points they must reach before they can be reopened for use. “For example, Grimes says, Virgil Point can have a portion of its electric […]