Robert Herman Homerding May 3, 2015 Robert Herman Homerding was born July 22, 1925 in Joliet, Ill., to Peter Lawrence and Alice Henrietta (nee Lorenz) Homerding. He was raised in Mokena, Ill., where following service to his country in World War II, he met and married the love of his life, Bette Ethyl Mae (Betz) […]
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“I fell in love with the work,” recalls Kinser. “Caring for animals quickly became my passion and I looked for any opportunity to be around the vet clinic where Drs. Stanley, Stanna, Corey and Megan Pope all worked. They taught me a great deal and mentored me while I was in high school. They were […]
The Choctaw Electric board of trustees announces that Mr. Jon Miles of Albia, Iowa, has been named the new CEO of Choctaw Electric Cooperative. Miles is currently the CEO/General Manager of Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative. He brings more than 30 years of rural electric experience to this position, including more than 20 years as CEO/General […]
The sixth annual Race Against Poverty, hosted by Little Dixie Community Action Agency along with numerous community sponsors, drew 80 runners and walkers on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The event had participants with ages ranging from 4 to 73. The 5-kilometer Race Against Poverty aims to bring awareness to the plight of impoverished families in […]
Calvin Leroy Roan Funeral services for Calvin Leroy Roan will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Mt. Olive Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob Howser officiating and burial following in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Calvin passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 in Paris, Texas, at the age of 66. Family and friends […]
The Hugo Police Department K9 Kilo has received a ballistic vest thanks to a nonprofit organization –– Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization, and Armor Express, a Michigan-based manufacturer. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, May 1 edition of the Hugo News.
The Choctaw Electric board of trustees met in regular session Tuesday to take action regarding election of officers. The following board members were elected to officer positions: • George Burns – District A: President. • Andrea Slaton – District D: Vice-president. • Mike Brewer – District H: Secretary/treasurer.
By Brenda Webb In the fall of 1999, at one of the first meetings of the Arts Council, the chairman asked if anyone would volunteer to do an art show. I volunteered along with Wanda Dupler and Eze Redwine. We organized the initial rules of the show and planned how the advertising could be done […]
Mae Oma (Cooper) Provence Funeral services for Mae Oma (Cooper) Provence, of Swink, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Corinth Baptist Church in Fort Towson, Okla. Mae passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the age of 79. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, […]
Sammy Dwain Jones Sammy Dwain Jones passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Durant at the age of 72. Sammy was born on Feb. 28, 1943 in Kingston to Cara Earnest and Amanda (Shults) Jones. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Rest Land Cemetery in Boswell. Bro. Jarrod […]