I enrolled and passed the early EMR class back in March provided by the Ambulance Authority. I always volunteered to be “the patient” when we were in critical skills testing. I passed, got my certificate of completion, and moved on.
A much better weather pattern starts for Choctaw County on Wednesday as the winter storms that have been affecting the state of Oklahoma move out and a big warming trend is coming our way for the remainder of the week. We will be in the 50s by Thursday and above 60 degrees by Sunday and Monday. The storm on Sunday brought five inches to Tulsa and that was their heaviest snow in seven years.
It has been both an honor and privilege to serve as the President of the Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce for the past two years. While our Chamber faced unprecedented challenges during the global pandemic in 2020, our board members, Executive Director and Chamber members collaborated to make the very best of a difficult situation.
The Iris Garden Club of Hugo met on Nov. 23, 2020 in the home of Sammy Thacker. The home was beautifully decorated for fall. As guests arrived, they encountered lovely decorations on the porch, in the home and lots of pumpkins.
The Choctaw Nation awarded the city of Hugo $30,800, town of Boswell $11,400 and Choctaw County $25,200 from the Choctaw Community Partner Fund to continue to help strengthen and develop the local area.
THE ANNUAL HUGO Chamber Christmas Parade of Lights was held Saturday, with a record number of entries. Folks came from the tri-state area to either join in or spectate as approximately 68 entries lit up Jackson St. Parade Marshall Leah Savage led the followers as Santa’s helper, Darren Frazier donned Saint Nick’s costume to finish off the line-up. Parade winners were not available at press time Tuesday.
• INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma City and Saint Francis Health System in Tulsa give first doses to frontline health care workers Monday First doses of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer arrived in Oklahoma at INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma City and Saint Francis Health System in Tulsa Monday. Arrival of the vaccine comes just days after the U.S.
There will be a residential Christmas decorating contest in Fort Towson this year. The deadline to enter is Dec. 14 with the winner being announced Dec. 19 at the Depot. Register online at www.forttowson.us or at Fort Towson City Hall. The grand prize will be a $500 gift card to Walmart.