HUGO –– After an hour-long informative meeting where the city’s engineer, Brandon Wall, updated councilmen on its options for getting the water treatment plant up to DEQ standards, the Hugo council met to tackle this week’s agenda. With interim city manager David Rawls undergoing a cardiac operation recently, city clerk Leah Savage held down the […]
BOSWELL –– A Boswell man is facing possible charges of kidnapping and domestic assault after allegedly holding his ex-girlfriend against her will for approximately seven hours. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Sept. 15 edition of the Hugo News.
GRANT –– A man was medi-flighted to a Texas hospital Monday afternoon after being shot during an altercation in Grant, one block from Grant School. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Sept. 15 edition of the Hugo News.
Hugo students were overjoyed Monday, as they crossed the threshold of the new high school they spent months crusading for. A ribbon cutting was held to memorialize the event. Pictured with the ribbon are (l to r): Larry Glenn, class of 1970; Haleigh Owen, class of 2015; Michal Ellis, class of 2016; Dot Glenn, class […]
Jack Goodrich (left), of Hugo, was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 20 out of 23 games correctly. Goodrich guessed closest (660) to the OU Sooners’ total offense figure (539) to edge out Chris Joslin. Above, Goodrich collects the $50 weekly prize from Verna Butler, representing Security First National Bank, […]
Administrators, teachers and students, alike spent this week assisting with the unload and assembly of new furniture for each of the classrooms at Hugo’s new high school building. What is known as the common’s area was packed to the brim Tuesday with desks, chairs and other furnishings as teachers decorated and prepared for the first […]
(Portions of this story are courtesy of OKC Journal Record) OKLAHOMA CITY –– Severn Trent Services, an international water firm that entered into a contract to begin treating Hugo drinking water in 2007, is fighting a $3.17 million fine the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality levied against the multinational corporation. Earlier this week Severn Trent […]
Jaely Parsons was crowned Soper FFA Rodeo Queen during the FFA rodeo series held recently. First runner-up was Tryndi Holder. Second runner-up was Jayleigh Pettyjohn.
By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer This year, attendees at the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Labor Day Festival, were able to have a copy of the 2015 State of the Nation Address in a 20-page book format. The event made history, in that it was live streamed on the Internet, and is available by going to […]
McCURTAIN COUNTY –– The body of a Haworth, Okla., man was recovered at approximately 9:18 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 4 after he slipped into the Red River, 15 miles southeast of Haworth on Sept. 2. For the full story, visit www.hugonewsonline.com, or purchase a copy of the Tuesday, Sept. 8 edition of the Hugo News.