On the heels of a record 22 inches of rainfall in the month of May, Tropical Storm Bill roared across Texas and Oklahoma Wednesday, dumping a wall of water that sent reservoir managers and many emergency services personnel back into high gear. Emergencies were being declared in many Texas and Oklahoma counties, as 24-hour rainfall […]
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Oklahomans who desire assistance with clean up needs related to recent storms can dial 2-1-1 to register their needs on a statewide wait list. 2-1-1 Oklahoma will be serving as the clearinghouse for work orders for Oklahoma Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster. Calls will be taken between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Friday and from […]
Choctaw Nation, state, county and city officials met Tuesday at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Choctaw Nation Community Center in Hugo. The new, 8,000 sq. ft. facility is expected to complete in May, 2016. The new center will be located on the north side of Hwy. 70, west of the Choctaw Nation Tribal Services […]
Choctaw County Youth Coalition members and local volunteers have put forth much time and effort on their mission to refurbish Ansley Park. YouCo members planned and outlined the steps needed to bring the park back to life, and presented it to Hugo city council members in March. The funds needed for this project came from […]
Dorothy Henley Graveside Service for Dorothy Henley will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Steve Harbison will be officiating the service. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com. Arrangements under the direction of Mt. Olive Funeral Home. For the full obituary, visit www.hugonewsonline.com.
LC McCarty Funeral services for LC McCarty, of Frogville, Okla., are pending with Rogan Funeral Home. LC passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Pushmataha County Hospital in Antlers, Okla., at the age of 82.
Jon Miles, new chief executive officer of Choctaw Electric Cooperative, began on Monday, June 1. According to Miles, he began his career with rival electric cooperatives as an apprentice lineman, and after spending time on the job, he moved on to become a journeyman lineman. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy […]
Today, the Hugo News welcomed new summer journalism intern Kelli Stacy to the News’ staff. Kelli is a student at the University of Oklahoma where she will be a sophomore in the fall semester. She was the 2014 Valedictorian of Hugo High School and is the daughter of Randy and Cheri Stacy of Hugo. Her […]
• Courtney Patterson from Boys & Girls Clubs of Choctaw County set to receive college scholarship and vie for national title this fall Selected among eight outstanding finalists, Courtney Patterson has been named the Southwest Region Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for his sound character, leadership skills and […]
Dallas M. “ZIP” Kellogg Funeral services for Dallas M. “ZIP” Kellogg will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Unity Baptist Church in Hugo, Okla., with the Rev. Burgie Thompson officiating, and burial following in the Red Hill Cemetery in Powderly, Texas. “ZIP” closed his piano keyboard and went home to be […]