OKLAHOMA CITY –– Governor Kevin Stitt announced last week the State of Oklahoma is allocating $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to supply Oklahoma schools with PPE in order to open safely for in-person learning.
OKLAHOMA CITY –– The Coalition of Oklahoma Breastfeeding Advocates (COBA) kicks off National Breastfeeding Month with a series of weekly videos celebrating the 2020 theme Many Voices United. The United States Breastfeeding Committee’s (USBC) theme is reflective of the policy and system changes that are needed to ensure that every family that chooses breastfeeding has the support and resources they need to succeed.
ARDMORE –– Four Noble Research Institute research teams each received a two-year, $100,000 grant from Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST). The four grants will be used to help improve various aspects of agriculture by fighting pecan scab, improving tall fescue, building plant defenses against disease and helping plants use nitrogen more efficiently.
Funeral services for George Donald Robins, of Midlothian, Texas, formerly of Hugo, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at South Central District Building. George passed away July 26, 2020 at home, at the age of 73.
...with Steve Norris Hugo News Meteorologist A return of the 90s and the details of the biggest meteor shower of the year headline our weather this week. Be sure and mark your calendar for the night of Aug.
OKLAHOMA CITY –– The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of 27-year-old Jatavion Alexander (pictured) that occurred during the early morning hours of July 4, 2020.
It looks like we will see a slowly-improving weather picture throughout the week across Choctaw County. We do have a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday but that goes down to 40% Thursday and Friday and then look for quite a bit of sunshine for us to enjoy this weekend.