toyota
Orr-Honda-Web-Banner-062415 Orr-Nissan-Web-Banner-06241

News

Choctaw Nation news
By August 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Choctaw Nation news

By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer The Choctaw Labor Day Festival will open on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. with the Princess Pageant held in the amphitheater at the Capitol Grounds in Tvshka Homma. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, Aug. 28 edition of the Hugo News.

Posted in: News
Former Choctaw County man sentenced to life
By August 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Former Choctaw County man sentenced to life

• Antlers jury sentences Trent to life without parole ANTLERS –– A jury consisting of six men and six women deliberated for approximately one hour and 15 minutes before convicting Justin Clinton Trent, 35, a former Choctaw County resident, of trafficking in methamphetamine. The jury pronounced sentencing of life without parole, which equates to 45 […]

Posted in: News
Mike and Doris Merritt awarded ICGMA Duo of the Year
By August 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Mike and Doris Merritt awarded ICGMA Duo of the Year

The “ICGMA,” International Country Gospel Music Association, celebrated its 59th annual Convention and Awards Show Aug. 6-8 at the West Plains Civic Center in historic West Plains, Mo. The powerful ministry of Country Gospel Music was clearly evident, as singers and musicians repeatedly conveyed to the audience, “It’s All About Him!” For the full story, […]

Posted in: News
Hugo Rotary Club news
By August 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Hugo Rotary Club news

Dawn McDaniel (left) director of Little Dixie’s Early Childhood programs, recently updated members of the Hugo Rotary Club about a recent grant they received. A special federal grant will help with partner expansion among four daycare centers in Pushmataha, McCurtain and Choctaw Counties and serve 132 children. McDaniel told Rotarians Little Dixie’s goal is to […]

Posted in: News
By August 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Fighting hunger in Choctaw County

By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer Three meetings this week have centered on fighting hunger in our county. During the Sharing Hope in Hugo Food Pantry meeting held on Aug. 14, the 7,000-pound food delivery for Aug. 21 was planned. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, Aug. 21 edition […]

Posted in: News
By August 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Hugo officials seek additional counsel, advice regarding Severn Trent situation

By Krystle Taylor Editor HUGO –– Things operated in reverse Tuesday during the Hugo city council meeting, as council members motioned to begin the session with Hugo Municipal Authority’s agenda –– namely the executive session concerning the city’s contractual agreement with Severn Trent. After an hour-long executive session where the city manager, council members and […]

Posted in: News
Job Fair gives job-seekers opportunity to land employment
By August 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Job Fair gives job-seekers opportunity to land employment

Looking to start a career as a security officer or need a little extra income? Then get the resumes ready. Covenant Security Services, Ltd., a security officer services company, will be hosting a Job Fair in Paris, Texas, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25 to employ temporary security officers AND will offer […]

Posted in: News
‘Hugo Pride Days’ has bright future
By August 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

‘Hugo Pride Days’ has bright future

By Krystle Taylor Editor The first annual Hugo Pride Days, held Aug. 14-15, is just one step in the promotion of positive aspects of Hugo involving the whole community, utilizing economic development by creating jobs and promoting pride and community development for future generations. Under the leadership of the likes of Leona Edwards, Miriam Costilow […]

Posted in: News
Deputy Jeff Epley receives Medal of Valor
By August 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Deputy Jeff Epley receives Medal of Valor

Choctaw County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Epley (pictured center), who was shot and injured during a disturbance call in April, 2015, was recognized during the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association Awards Banquet and awarded the Medal of Valor –– the highest award an officer can receive. The Medal of Valor, authorized by the Public Safety Medal of Valor […]

Posted in: News
By August 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

DEQ officials verify firm treating Hugo water levied record $3.17M fine

• Largest water fine ever assessed in the state of Oklahoma HUGO — Officials of the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality have confirmed that the agency has levied a $3.17 million fine against Severn Trent, the international company that has been treating Hugo’s water on a contract basis since 2007. DEQ spokesperson Erin Hatfield, told […]

Posted in: News