It is certainly one of those short and sweet weather forecasts that I bring you this week, with mostly sunny days and clear nights in the forecast through Saturday. The temperatures will be pleasant with highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s.
OKLAHOMA CITY –– Governor J. Kevin Stitt proclaims Oct. 1-3 as official “Oklahoma Restaurant Days,” to support and celebrate Oklahoma restaurants. In celebration, “Eat Drink LOKal” is a campaign developed by the Oklahoma Restaurant Association (ORA) to encourage the general public to dine inside, dine outside or enjoy carry-out meals from their favorite restaurants across the state during Oct. 1-3. Supporting Oklahoma restaurants is critical to further boost our current economy. The association continues to engage with state, local and federal officials to help address the Coronavirus public health issue.
BUFF PARKER FIELD — In their first District clash of the COVID-marked 2020 football season, the Hugo Buffaloes fell prey to four costly turnovers that the Atoka Wampus Cats were happy to capitalize on... enroute to a 28-12 victory.
OKLAHOMA CITY –– An Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist is looking to the gut in the search for answers about osteoarthritis. The National Institutes of Health has awarded OMRF physician-scientist Matlock Jeffries, M.D., a two-year, $874,000 grant to launch an innovative study of the origin and progression of OA, the most common form of arthritis.
Lady Rams sweep Turner in back-to-back wins The Rattan Lady Rams softball team won the Wright City Fall Softball Classic last weekend. The championship games started with a close game against the Turner ladies who were also unbeaten in the 2020 Classic.
DURANT –– Giving birth at the Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority (CNHSA) Talihina hospital just received a tasty improvement. The hospital unveiled a new menu available for the mother and her guest on Tuesday, Sept.
On Friday, Sept. 4, Boswell Public School attended the Bryan County Teachers Meeting. The meeting traditionally takes place at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Normally the event would have high school students do the National Anthem and show off their talents in other ways, as well. The emcee would then announce the nominees for Elementary Teacher of the Year, Secondary Teacher of the Year and Administrator of the Year. Following this, there would be a speaker followed by the announcement of awards.
Belva YANDELL, (and Cora) of Hugo, was this week’s winner of the Hugo News Football Contest after choosing 13 out of 16 games correctly. Pictured, Yandell collects the $50 weekly prize from Mika Freeman of R.E. McGuire/Ernie Taylor Insurance, where she obtained her winning entry blank. Game selections can be found in each Wednesday edition of the Hugo News.