The southbound lane of US Hwy. 271 was blocked for approximately two hours Monday afternoon after a Richard Drake Construction semi, traveling too fast, lost controlled and rolled over. The accident occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m., two-tenths of a mile south of Hugo city limits.
• Board members will face removal vote within 45 days HUGO — A petition being circulated by Choctaw Electric Cooperative members calling for a special election to recall all nine members of the board of trustees has been validated. A special group meeting Monday to verify the signatures on the petition signed a report stating […]
Winners of the 2014 Hugo Christmas Parade, “Old Time Christmas in Hugo,” which was held on Saturday, include: Best Decorated Float First: Cowboy Crossing Church. Second: Kiamichi Technology Center. Third: Baptist Village of Hugo and Choctaw County Republican Party. Best Decorated 4-Wheeler: C&W Lawn Equipment. Best Decorated Vehicle: Colby Potts for School Board. Best Decorated […]
Parade Chairman Jim White (right) presented Rhonda Wren, of Hugo, with a $50 check for submitting the winning Christmas Parade theme –– Old Time Christmas in Hugo. The Hugo Area Chamber ran a contest to help select the theme for this year’s parade, which will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.
Local rodeo man John Harrison was recently given the honor of being selected as the 2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Comedy act of the Year, as well as being awarded the Coors Man in the Can award. Harrison has been selected to perform at the WNFR three times in Las Vegas, Nev., and has been […]
HUGO — Members of Choctaw Electric Cooperative have formally submitted their petition which calls for the removal of all nine members of the cooperative’s board of trustees. The group has been gathering names from CEC customers for more than six months calling for the board’s removal. The petition, containing 2,659 signatures, was presented Friday morning […]
THANKSGIVING AT CHRISTMAS –– The Choctaw County Arts Council has welcomed for 14 years as of Dec. 6, 2014, an annual warm, specialty musical program featuring some of our own area talent, who are also our friends and neighbors. The true “thanks and giving” time of Christmas is celebrated in several musical styles at the […]
HUGO — Hugo Police have arrested a local man for being in possession of property stolen prior to the Monday morning break-in and burning of Hicks Auto Salvage. Booked into the Choctaw County jail on a complaint of “knowingly concealing stolen property” was Glenn Thomas Sedore, 23. According to Assistant Chief of Police John Mitchell, […]
The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon. Mark Saucedo and Tony Fuselier became the new owners of the establishment in September, and have instituted several new classes and machines, including crossfit training exercises. Pictured with Saucedo are Chamber representatives Dot Glenn, Jean Browning and Jim […]
A tradition continues as Thanksgiving at Christmas was presented for its 14th year on Thursday. Honored for their community service this year were Dan O’Grady and Deborah Hadley. Students honored were Fort Towson’s Brandon Gibson and Chris Martin. Performances included the Hugo School’s Jazz Band, with solos and pieces that will be featured at the […]