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‘Vistas’ meet in Hugo last week…
By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

‘Vistas’ meet in Hugo last week…

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 […]

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Speer Road gets overhaul
By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Speer Road gets overhaul

• 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.

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Sawyer hires police chief, assistant police chief

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 […]

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By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Collision with freightliner leaves one injured

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.

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Jury convicts Hugo woman of drug trafficking
By June 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Jury convicts Hugo woman of drug trafficking

• 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 […]

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Jobs coming soon to Hugo
By June 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Jobs coming soon to Hugo

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 […]

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Sheriff’s Department employees undergo training
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Sheriff’s Department employees undergo training

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.

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By June 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Goodland Academy school reunion June 25

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.

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By June 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Voters be aware of precinct change

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.

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Royalty crowned at rodeo…
By June 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Royalty crowned at rodeo…

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.

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