A meeting was held at the Choctaw County Public Library last week and was conducted by Max R. Finberg, Director of the Americorps Vista Federal programs. Library Branch Manager Lila Swink and Miriam Costilow attended, representing Vista projects in Hugo. Mr. Finberg was here from Washington, D.C., as part of the Promise designation given to […]
• Choctaw Nation improving community roads The Choctaw Nation is paving the way for a smoother drive for people traveling in Choctaw County. Two miles of Rock Plant/Speer Road, a major connection between Hugo and the Speer Community, are being redone.
By Joanne Webster Contributing Writer The Sawyer board of trustees approved the hire of Joe Moore as Chief of Police and Chad Wilkerson as Assistant Chief. On June 29 a public hearing will be held for the 2016-2017 budget. The notice is posted at the Town Hall. For the full story, see the Tuesday, June […]
CHOCTAW COUNTY –– An Antlers, Okla., man was listed in stable condition after a two-vehicle collision northeast of Soper on Friday morning. For the full story, see the Tuesday, June 21 edition of the Hugo News or visit our E-Edition.
• Sheila Faye Bills convicted of trafficking methamphetamine and simple possession of cocaine HUGO –– A Choctaw County jury convicted Sheila Faye Bills, 51 of Hugo, Okla., of trafficking in methamphetamine and sentenced her to four years in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. The 12-person jury, who deliberated for three hours, also convicted her of […]
The project adds to more than a dozen large construction jobs now under way for the Choctaw Nation. The site is located on the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 70 (Business 271) and County Road 4214, across from the Hugo Livestock Market. For the full story, see the Friday, June 17 edition of the Hugo […]
Christie Priddy and Edna Casey, the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office assistant administrator and administrator, recently attended BID training in McAlester June 6-10. BID, basic instructor development, was hosted through the Oklahoma Department of Corrections and is part of an employee development program.
Goodland Academy will be having a school reunion from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25. For the full story, see the Friday, June 17 edition of the Hugo News or visit our E-Edition.
Voters from Precinct 105 should note that they now have a new voting location. For the full story, see the Friday, June 17 edition of the Hugo News or visit our E-Edition.
2016-2017 Hugo PRCA Rodeo Royalty (l to r): Shaelynn Hokett, Princess; Raelynn Moore, Sweetheart; Autry Treadwell, Sweetheart; Linney Treadwell, Sweetheart; Elisabeth Raines, Queen. Back row: Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Sydney Spencer.