BOSWELL –– A Boswell police officer is facing possible grand larceny charges after pulling over a drunk driving suspect Friday evening on U.S. Hwy 70. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Sept. 29 edition of the Hugo News.
• The Administration launches a national demonstration project to combat rural child poverty by forming a learning community for coordinated health, human service and workforce development service delivery Over six million Americans in rural areas live in poverty, including about 1.5 million children. And in many of these communities, high rates of poverty have persisted […]
Two new members will be sitting on the Choctaw Electric board of trustees after Saturday’s 75th annual meeting held in Hugo at the Todd Whatley / Lige Hammock Arena. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Sept. 29 edition of the Hugo News.
Larry Masters (left), of Antlers, was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 19 out of 24 games correctly. Above, Masters collects the $50 weekly prize from David Dyer, owner of Dyer’s Quick Lube, where he received his winning entry blank. This week’s game selections appeared in Tuesday’s Hugo News.
Jim Lansdale and Mike Humphreys, featured Bigfoot hunters, and Peter von Puttkamer, producer-director of “Killing Bigfoot,” are scheduled to be at the Honobia conference on Saturday, Oct. 3, said Farlan Huff, conference moderator. The Honobia Bigfoot Festival and Conference is set Oct. 2-4 at the Kiamichi Mountains Christian Mission. It attracts Bigfoot fans from serious […]
• Public invited to wear blue and join rally to show support for law enforcement OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin, legislators and law enforcement supporters are hosting a “Back the Blue” rally to offer support and thanks to law enforcement agencies and officers at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 on the south steps of the […]
Tuchina Parish, a 17 year old senior on the Hugo Band Flag Corp, was surprised Thursday night, during halftime of the Buffs vs. Atoka game, when she was awarded a scholarship from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
MUSKOGEE –– The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Kenneth James Hebert, 51, of Hugo, Okla., was found guilty, by a federal jury, for being a felon in possession of explosives. The jury trial began on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 and concluded on Sept. 22, 2015 with the guilty […]
HUGO — Hugo residents continued to report some of the dirtiest brown water of the year this past week, as water in their sinks and washing machines was a deep, dark brown. Since Hugo Lake’s high spring rise was said to be the culprit for much of Hugo’s dirty water earlier in the summer, residents […]
Tickets have been drawn and the winner announced for the Hugo Merchants T-Shirt Quilt. Nina Witt-Price, chairman of the Merchants Committee of the Hugo Area Chamber, and Chamber president Kevin Cory, awarded the winner, John Michael Brewer with the quilt last week. Brewer said his plan was to allow businesses that donated a shirt for […]