The open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act has changed this year, according to Chad Austin, Oklahoma CAA navigator consortium project coordinator for the Hugo-based Little Dixie Community Action Agency. According to Austin, enrollment will open on Nov. 15 and close on Feb. 15. “Anyone who got insurance through the market place last year needs […]
HUGO –– After being found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder, Dawaylon Rainey was sentenced on Tuesday in Choctaw County. Rainey received two life sentences that will run consecutively, for the murders of Floyd Clegg and Qualin Hayden on Aug. 4, 2013, inside a Hugo apartment complex.
Governor Joe Dorman 337,728 Mary Fallin 459,788 Kimberly Willis 17,143 Richard Prawdzienski 9,102 Lieutenant Governor Cathy Cummings 258,142 Todd G. Lamb 561,453 For the full results, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, Nov. 7 edition of the Hugo News.
Sharon Wickson (center), of Hugo, Okla., was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 22 out of 25 games correctly. Above, Wickson collects the $50 weekly prize from LJ Caruso, corporate marketing developer and Sara Bryant, store manager, for Pine Cellular, where she received her winning entry blank. This week’s game […]
By Zach Maxwell Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma The Choctaw Nation is getting back to its roots – and some of those roots are right under our feet. “We are going to reclaim our land base,” Chief Gary Batton said during his State of the Nation address at the tribe’s annual Labor Day Festival in September. […]
Recently, Hugo Intermediate School Principal Vivian Shanklin, her students and staff participated in a Nation Wide Shake Out Drill (The Great Shake Out). These drills are an annual opportunity for people in homes, schools and organizations to practice what to do during earthquakes and to improve preparedness. There are 151 students and 20 staff members […]
SHEILAH GIBBS (RIGHT), of Hugo, Okla., was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 24 out of 25 games correctly. Above, Gibbs collects the $50 weekly prize from Ernest McCarty, Security First National Bank representative, where she received her winning entry blank. This week’s game selections appeared in Tuesday’s Hugo News.
Hugo Police Officer Cody Henry was dispatched to First Bank Friday morning, where a band of robbers were apprehended in their quest to burgle the bank vault. Pictured with Officer Henry are First Bank employees who dressed as bank robbers for Halloween.
• Petition to oust board to be presented Tuesday HUGO — Spurred on by a growing list of discontented member/customers, members of the Choctaw Electric Cooperative board of directors voted unanimously to terminate manager Terry Matlock in a special meeting Tuesday. In a prepared press release, the board stated, “…the nine-member board of trustees for […]