It was another standing room-only crowd of concerned Choctaw Electric account holders Thursday night at the Hugo Agriplex. It was estimated that between 150 to 200 people showed up to voice their concerns about the growing scandal at Choctaw Electric Co-op involving the $2 million gift the board of Trustees gave to CEO Terry Matlock […]
By Renee Bailey Deputy, CCSO On Oct. 13, the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, went to Boswell High School to talk with the high school students. Choctaw County Deputy Renee Bailey, Choctaw County Reserve Deputy Don Loman and Oklahoma Highway Patrol State Trooper Darrell Wofford spoke with the sophomore, junior […]
HUGO –– A jury in Choctaw County convicted Dawaylon Rainey, 34, Thursday with two counts of murder for the double homicide of Floyd Clegg and Qualin Hayden on Aug. 4, 2013. According to police reports, Rainey was on the run from law enforcement after entering an apartment at Southwind Acres and shooting the victims multiple […]
The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member Tuesday with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony –– the Vape Shop, located at 106 1/2 W. Jackson. Owners Lavern and Eric Graham are pictured here during the ceremony (l to r): Michael Melton, Nancy Roper, Barbara Garrett, Lavern and Eric Graham, Norma Blinks, Harolynn Wofford, Elizabeth […]
An Oklahoma woman was recently convicted by a Bryan County jury for knowingly concealing stolen property (cattle). This investigation was led by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier. The Langford Hereford Ranch, located in Okmulgee, Okla., had reported some of their registered purebred cattle as stolen in October 2013. For […]
HUGO –– District Judge Gary Brock accepted the jury-recommended sentence for Hugo gymnastics coach, Sandro Ramos, Tuesday after being found guilty of raping 12-year-old gymnastics student. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, Oct. 10 edition of the Hugo News.
HUGO –– Members of the Hugo city council were addressed by a representative of Red-Wood Development during Tuesday’s meeting, regarding the possible renovation of a local housing edition. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Friday, Oct. 10 edition of the Hugo News.
Jack Goodrich (right), of Hugo, Okla., was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 20 out of 25 games correctly. Above, Goodrich collects the $50 weekly prize from Dr. Joey Eastwood, veterinarian at River Valley Veterinary Clinic, where he received his winning entry blank. This week’s game selections appeared in Tuesday’s […]
Antlers resident, Brandon Wilson, came forward recently at Lottery headquarters to claim his $10,000 winning Big ‘Ol Bens scratcher prize. After taxes, Wilson received a check for $7,100. He currently plans to spend his winnings on his family. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Oct. 7 edition of […]
The September meeting of the Little Dixie Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council concluded with awards and deserved applause for the outgoing members who generously dedicated their time and initiative over the last school year serving on the Policy Council. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Oct. 7 […]