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 […]
Community Health Centers in Oklahoma were awarded three new access points by the Health Resource Services Administration recently. Kiamichi Family Medical Center (KFMC) in McCurtain County received funding to open a site in Hugo; Pushmataha Family Medical Center in Clayton received funding to expand to Boswell; and Northeast OK Community Health Centers in northeast Oklahoma […]
The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes Joey Brindley as Veteran Business Man of the Year. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, May 19 edition of the Hugo News.
OKLAHOMA CITY –– The Oklahoma State Election Board has appointed Caroline Hansen of Boswell, as the next secretary of the Choctaw County Election Board, according to State Senator Joseph Silk. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, May 15 edition of the Hugo News.
The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Hugo Express Pharmacy, located at 1418 E. Jackson, with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon during their grand opening celebration. Pictured are: Chamber representatives Dot Glenn, Rochelle and Kevin Cory, Trish Paliani and Frankie Hinton; and pharmacy employees Andrea Wingo, Jessica Denton, Lindsay Hill, Kierra Hare, Burl Wilson, […]
• Rebuilding and surviving after the Trail of Tears By Amadeus Finlay Choctaw Nation Contributing Writer Note from the author: due to the nature of The Trail of Tears and subsequent social reconstruction in Indian Territory existing as two sequential incidents in social memory, this piece largely concerns the experiences of the first generation of […]
Hugo seniors walked across the stage and received their diplomas during graduation ceremonies Thursday evening at the Bill Grant Civic Center.
Jaclyn Hicks, a 2006 graduate of Hugo High School, graduated from Northeastern State University on May 8 with a Doctorate in Optometry, after earning her Bachelor of Science in organismic biology in 2011. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, May 12 edition of the Hugo News.
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 […]