The Kelly Miller Bros. Circus, founded during the Depression, is marking another milestone this year as it celebrates its 77th anniversary. Founded in 1938 by Obert Miller and his sons, Kelly and Dores, this traditional tented circus has seen the passing of the millennium and still offers the same great family entertainment it presented in […]
McCURTAIN COUNTY –– Two people were transported to a McCurtain County hospital after the vehicle they were in was swept down river on a logging road Saturday. According to reports from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Robert Colley, 18, attempted to cross a flooded low-water bridge on a county road at Approximately 12 a.m. when the […]
HUGO — Voters throughout Choctaw County will have an opportunity to renew or non-renew a one-cent county sales tax that has been on the books for approximately three decades. The one-cent tax is apportioned into seven categories of county government. The measure on the April 7 ballot proposes a continuation of the tax apportionment as […]
Abigail Simpson gets under a deep fly ball to her outfield position for a crucial out in Thursday evening softball action in Rattan. Although just a sophomore, Simpson is already following in the footsteps of her big sister Sarah, who was a standout athlete for the Lady Buffs.
MIRANDA HUSKINS, one of just two seniors on this year’s Hugo Lady Buffalo softball team, blasts a single for Hugo during the team’s opening games Thursday in Rattan.
LAUREN COMPTON slides safely into third base against the Lady Bearcats of Antlers in Hugo’s opening game of the Antlers Spring Festival in Rattan. Compton, a junior, is a returning starter for the Lady Buffs and bats in the team’s No. 1 slot and plays left field.
KAYLEE CLINTON cuts off a ground ball from her shortstop position for the Hugo Lady Buffaloes this spring. Clinton is a returning starter and is already being talked about as one of Southeast Oklahoma’s top college softball prospects. The Lady Buffs lost a close 10-9 game Thursday against Antlers, and returned to defeat Hartshorne 7-2 […]
The 24th annual Miss Rattan High School Scholarship Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. March 14, 2015 in the Rattan Gymnasium. Eleven beautiful and very talented young women will be competing for the coveted crown of Miss RHS and more than $12,000 in scholarships and prizes. Miss RHS 2014 Brianna Chiles and the 2015 […]
Southeast Oklahoma has seen its share of “Heros.” Many have fought and died for their country. Some defended families and children. But now there’s one more. A Pit Bull named “Peanut.” Thanks to the folks at “Hope4Paws” animal shelter in Hugo, Peanut was given a new chance to be a happy dog with a loving […]
HUGO –– The Hugo board of education met in regular session Monday evening to honor the 2014-2015 Teachers of the Year for each of the school’s campuses. The Teachers of the Year include: Hugo High School English, HoofPrints, drama and accelerated reading teacher Carla Rabon; Hugo Middle School seventh and eighth grade math teacher Kit […]