Choctaw Electric Cooperative announced the resignation of David Ritchie, for business and personal reasons, from his District F trustee position on the cooperative Board. In the regular January Board of Trustee meeting, it was decided by the remaining Board members to follow the recent process of holding a meeting in District F to fill the […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin recently announced the appointment of Steve Burrage to the Oklahoma Tax Commission. He will serve a six-year term succeeding Jerry Johnson, who is retiring Jan. 31. Burrage is chairman of the board at BankFirst in Antlers. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, […]
HUGO –– Hugo city council members met in regular session Tuesday evening with Brandon Wall, of Wall Engineering, present to discuss future expectations of the company’s construction oversight of the new Hugo High School project. According to city manager Jeff Rabon, the city received an email on Tuesday from Hugo superintendent Tod Harrison regarding a […]
Hugo Fire Department responded to a mutual aid grass fire Monday afternoon in Grant. The Grant VFD was already working a fire near Sawyer. After Hugo firefighters Chris Bryant and Josh Adrianzen extinguished the fire in less than an hour, they became stuck. Grant VFD eventually returned and assisted in getting the apparatus out of […]
HUGO — Changes in the operation of Choctaw Electric Cooperative continue to evolve following the resignation of five employees last Friday. Interim Manager Joe Harris said “there would be no comment” concerning the resignations. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Jan. 20 edition of the Hugo News.
Quinten Collins and Tana Holloway were crowned Hugo Basketball Homecoming King and Queen during basketball action Friday evening. The Hugo Buffaloes suffered a 64-47 loss to the Haworth Lions, while the Lady Buffs managed a 55-19 beating over the Lady Lions.
Citizens throughout Hugo gathered downtown to witness Monday’s parade honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This parade, held each year, was just one among the many events being held across the United States to commemorate the legacy of the leader of the civil rights movement. President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law in 1983, […]
Choctaw Electric currently has three vacancies from Trustees resigning from their positions on the Board of Trustees. In an effort to have a more democratic process in choosing the replacement trustees, it has been decided to use a different process in naming the three vacant positions. In keeping with the Bylaws of the cooperative, the […]
Since the breaking of ground on May 16, 2014 for the new Hugo High School, Mid-Plains Construction out of Mead, Okla., has worked holidays and most weekends to assure a timely completion of the building for the next school year. “We’ve lost 40 days to rain and bad weather,” a construction manager for Mid-Plains said. […]
Newly-elected State Senator Joseph Silk (right) of Broken Bow, recently visited with Hugo Rotarians during a noon meeting of the club. Silk, a Republican, won the Nov. 4 general election to represent Senate District 5 in southeast Oklahoma. Silk told Rotarians he believes in protecting individual liberties and was looking forward to taking his conservative […]