Hugo High School students enrolled in the engineering program at Kiamichi Technology Center provided a demonstration Wednesday of what they have been working on for the course. The students are pictured with the robotics they’ve designed and built (l to r): Sheantuny Bray, Devin Holt, Chandler Francis, Tyler Sims, Benton Payne, Kaylee Clinton and Breanna […]
Choctaw County Arts Council’s 2015 Performing Art Series will be “A Spring of Amazement.” The first concert, Thursday April 9, is Decadent Desserts with Jana Jae, the First Lady of Fiddling. The second event is Tuesday May 5 with Simon & Son, one piano – four hands. Peter Simon and his son, Saling are the […]
The Hugo High School Drama Department will be starring in a two-act play next week –– The Last Roundup of the Guacamole Queen. The southern-fried comedy is set in a Sweetgum, Texas, wedding boutique where three owners are planning the town’s last homecoming. Slated as a “Dessert Theater,” Dr. Mike Irvin will serve as judge […]
Hope-4-Paws would like you to meet Maddie. She is a female pit approximately 1 year of age. Maddie is a sweet girl who loves attention! She is a people pleaser and loves children. She would make a great family pet. She is a little uneasy around other dogs at first, so she would probably need […]
HUGO –– This year’s Early Bird Bluegrass Festival will kick off Thursday with a free jam session at 5 p.m. at the Bill Grant Civic Center. People come from all around for the “best bluegrass west of the Mississippi!” Local favorites Bill Grant, Amy Patrick and Stacie Pace will be performing this weekend. Some new […]
HUGO –– With the absence of Jeff White, the remaining members of the Hugo school board met in special session Monday morning to discuss a deal made with the city of Hugo for inspection services provided by Wall Engineering. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com.
GRANT –– A Paris, Texas, woman was airlifted to a Plano, Texas, hospital Monday after a vehicle pulled out in front of her at the intersection of US 271 and County Road 2125 in Choctaw County. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com.
By Gary McManus State Climatologist Oklahoma Mesonet We now have 32% of the state in extreme-exceptional drought, the worst two categories, an increase of 10% from just three months ago. Somewhat significant since most of that period was in the cool season, when drought just doesn’t spread as rapidly. Now we enter the spring rainy […]
The Hugo Rotary Club recently recognized area students as RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) winners. Fort Towson High School junior class members Brody Pettyjohn and Beau Scaff, as well as Antlers High School junior Hannah Scheffield, recently attended an all-expense paid camp to develop and enhance leadership skills through an atmosphere of trust and respect. […]
HUGO –– A group of local high school students prepared and presented a proposal to members of the Hugo city council Tuesday, in regards to a project they’ve been working on with respect to Ansley Park. The Choctaw County Youth Coalition has received a $10,000 grant, with the hopes of being awarded more in the […]