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By June 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Roxberry, Higginbotham take oath to serve on Hugo city council

HUGO –– A full quorum was present Tuesday evening during Hugo’s city council meeting, after the swearing in of two new councilman: Donald Roxberry – Ward 4 and Richard Higginbotham – At-Large. For the full story, see the Friday, June 24 edition of the Hugo News.

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Hundreds participate in annual Juneteenth celebration
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Hundreds participate in annual Juneteenth celebration

Youth group participants walked in the annual Juneteenth Celebration parade held last weekend. Many events, including a pick-up basketball tournament were held in celebration throughout Hugo, where hundreds gathered to participate.

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By June 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Grant-Goodland School District forced to close

• State Board of Education approves mandatory annexation of Grant-Goodland School District OKLAHOMA CITY –– The State Board of Education (SBE) Thursday ordered the mandatory annexation of the Grant-Goodland Public School after a recommendation of annexation from the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE). The Grant-Goodland district has been plagued by financial misconduct and numerous […]

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By June 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Garvin man airlifted after car crashes into tree

CHOCTAW COUNTY –– A Garvin, Okla., man was mediflighted to a Plano hospital Thursday afternoon after his vehicle rolled into a tree, one mile east of Fort Towson. For the full story, see the Friday, June 24 edition of the Hugo News.

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Man steals van, taken down at gunpoint
By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Man steals van, taken down at gunpoint

CHOCTAW COUNTY –– A McCurtain County man was arrested by Choctaw Nation Tribal Police Monday after allegedly stealing a van belonging to a relative. For the full story, see the Tuesday, June 21 edition of the Hugo News or visit our E-Edition.

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‘Vistas’ meet in Hugo last week…
By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

‘Vistas’ meet in Hugo last week…

A meeting was held at the Choctaw County Public Library last week and was conducted by Max R. Finberg, Director of the Americorps Vista Federal programs. Library Branch Manager Lila Swink and Miriam Costilow attended, representing Vista projects in Hugo. Mr. Finberg was here from Washington, D.C., as part of the Promise designation given to […]

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Speer Road gets overhaul
By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Speer Road gets overhaul

• Choctaw Nation improving community roads The Choctaw Nation is paving the way for a smoother drive for people traveling in Choctaw County. Two miles of Rock Plant/Speer Road, a major connection between Hugo and the Speer Community, are being redone.

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By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Sawyer hires police chief, assistant police chief

By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer The Sawyer board of trustees approved the hire of Joe Moore as Chief of Police and Chad Wilkerson as Assistant Chief. On June 29 a public hearing will be held for the 2016-2017 budget. The notice is posted at the Town Hall. For the full story, see the Tuesday, June […]

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By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Collision with freightliner leaves one injured

CHOCTAW COUNTY –– An Antlers, Okla., man was listed in stable condition after a two-vehicle collision northeast of Soper on Friday morning. For the full story, see the Tuesday, June 21 edition of the Hugo News or visit our E-Edition.

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Jury convicts Hugo woman of drug trafficking
By June 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Jury convicts Hugo woman of drug trafficking

• Sheila Faye Bills convicted of trafficking methamphetamine and simple possession of cocaine HUGO –– A Choctaw County jury convicted Sheila Faye Bills, 51 of Hugo, Okla., of trafficking in methamphetamine and sentenced her to four years in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. The 12-person jury, who deliberated for three hours, also convicted her of […]

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