4C Welding & Industrial Center, a NCCER accredited training and assessment site, was welcomed to the community by the Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday. Owners Jeff and Lena Kopp, with their daughter Abbey, announce that enrollment is currently taking place and there are several opportunities for financial assistance through […]
HUGO –– Rosie and Opal, retired circus elephants on loan to HOPE Elephants in Maine, return to their home at Oklahoma’s Endangered Ark Foundation after a tragic accident resulting in the accidental death of Dr. Jim Laurita, HOPE’s founder and director. On the morning of Sept. 10, while Laurita was performing his usual morning routine […]
The Hugo High School Football Homecoming will be held on Friday, Sept. 26. For full bios of the Homecoming Queen candidates, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, Sept. 19 edition of the Hugo News.
The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce has brought about a new plan of action to enhance the community by promoting clean up and renovations to areas in need throughout the city. The Pride in Hugo project will kick off at 8 a.m. Saturday when Chamber members, Rotary Club members and Hugo School athletes will come […]
Twice as Nice, an upscale resale shop overseen by Kiamichi Opportunities, has organized a non-profit coat drive that will ensure anyone needing a coat in Choctaw County has one. According to store manager Rebekah Osterdock, this project –– Project Bundle up Hugo –– was established in an effort to bring the gift of happiness and […]
Tuesday evening, two McAlester residents were charged with solicitation and conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree. The case began in early September when Billy Crenshaw, 53, asked an acquaintance to kill his granddaughter’s mother. Crenshaw had custody of the toddler, whose mother wanted her back. Crenshaw offered a gun with the serial number […]
After a generous donation from PSO of two tickets for the Dec. 6 OU vs. OSU football game in Norman, the Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce is currently deciding on a possible fundraising opportunity to raise money for the Chamber banquet held each November. Details on how to claim them for yourself will be released […]
Brenda Needham, Executive Director of Little Dixie Community Action Agency, announced her retirement to the agency’s Board of Directors during the July 2014 regularly scheduled meeting. She will continue to serve as the Executive Director through Sept. 30, 2014. Brenda has been a fixture at Little Dixie for 38 years, having held numerous positions from […]
James Holder (right), of Arthur City, Texas, was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 20 out of 24 games correctly. Above, Holder collects the $50 weekly prize from Melinda Hickman, manager of Save-A-Lot, where he received his winning entry blank. This week’s game selections appear in Tuesday’s Hugo News.