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K95.5 WANTS TO KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON IN YOUR AREA, IF YOU ARE HAVING A FUND-RAISER, MEETINGS, ETC. LET US KNOW ABOUT IT IN WRITING. YOU MAY SEND AN E-MAIL TO firstname.lastname@example.org, FAX US AT 580-326-2623 or in Paris, Texas 903-784-5676, OR BRING IT BY THE K95.5 PARIS OFFICE LOCATED AT 3605 N.E. LOOP 286 SUITE 500, IN PARIS. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL K95.5 580-326-2555.
People Against Violent Crime would like to invite you to the 11th Annual "Tree of Angels". It will be held Thursday, December 5th beginning at 6:30pm at the Central Presbyterian Church at 309 South Church Street in Paris. This ceremony is held for all crime victims, families and friends and ALL people that are against violent crime in our communities. Crime victims are invited to bring an ornament or select an "Angel" to be placed on this special tree. A reception will follow. The scheduled speaker is Cleonne Holmes Drake who is a city council member and Paris ISD Teacher. For more information please call 903-491-1322.
There will be a gospel singing on Friday, December 6th at the Grant Full Gospel Church beginning at 7pm. Featured singers include Eran & Laurinda Yoder and Daniel Hines. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments served after the singing. For more information please call 580-326-5632.
All Little Dixie Transit Offices will NOT be closed on Friday, December 6th for In-service training. Weather permitting, Little Dixie Transit will have regular transportation service at all locations this Friday.
The Oklahoma 4-H Holiday Extravaganza date has been changed to allow more time for interested 4-H members to register. The date of the 4-H Holiday Extravaganza will now be held Thursday, December 12th from 5-7pm. The cost is $15.00. The deadline to register is Friday, December 6th. For more information Pushmataha County Extension Service at 580-298-5563.
The North Lamar Theatre Department presents in concert....national recording artist Gary Morris. Saturday, December 7th at 7:30pm. Tickets are $25.00 and this concert will be held in the North Lamar High School Auditorium. Pick up your tickets today at the North Lamar High School in Paris. Money from this concert goes to help the North Lamar Theatre Department.
Lisa Courtwright, Zoe Courtwright, Shyann Courtwright and Jersey Deupree were involved in an auotmobile accident. A benefit for them will be held at the Rattan Public School Cafeteria on Saturday, December 7th from 5-9pm. The Rattan, Sobol, Cloudy and Spencerville Volunteer Fire Departments along with the Antlers Fire & EMS are putting on this Bean Dinner along with a live and silent auction. To find out more information call Charla Janoe at 580-579-9962.
The Spirit of Giving Community Christmas Party in Soper, OK will be held Saturday, December 7th at 11am at the Soper United Methodist Church. The spirit of giving is the most unique event of it's kind. What makes it unique is that everything is FREE!! The church parking lot is transformed into a group of "stations" that give away household items such as toys, canned goods, coats, shoes, blankets, cookies, concessions and more. The idea is not to create a charity event, but instead to challenge oneself to let go, give up something for the benefit for another. Everything must be new or gently used. For more information call Michael Wood at 972-464-6576.
The Chicota Volunteer Fire Department's Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for this Saturday, December 7th has been cancelled due to the possibility of bad weather.
Aubrey Coffey, her older sister, and her mom Kayleigh were all involved in a car wreck a couple weeks ago in Valliant. By miracle they survived with only Aubrey being hurt. Once in a coma, she has improved to having the tubes removed, but still has a broken left leg and fluid on her brain. There is going to be a benefit spaghetti dinner to help raise money for this young baby, who has not turned one year old yet, and for her mom who is having to miss work. The spaghetti dinner will be Sunday December 8th at Felker Freewill Baptist Church starting right after church services at 12:30pm. There is no cost to eat, but donations are greatly appreciated. There has also been a benefit account set up at First State Bank in Valliant in the name of Kayleigh and Aubrey Coffey. Thank you for your support.
Searching for the truth? Come visit the Gospel Meeting with Stan Owens of Westchester, Ohio on December 8-15 at the Eastside Church of Christ on Highway 70 in Valliant. See you there!!!
How would you like to win a BRAND NEW 2014 BMW X1? You can purchase your tickets today for $100. 100% of your contribution will go directly to Big Brothers Big Sisters to help change the way kids grow up in Texas. Only 6,000 tickets were printed up for this benefit. The drawing will be held at Noon on December 14th, so time is limited. If you would like to purchase a ticket you can go to the web site at....bbbstx.org/raffle or call Sybil at 903-784-7388 extension 231 and tell her Barry Diamond sent you!!!
Valliant Chamber of Commerce has scheduled their Community Christmas Events for Saturday, December 14th. They will host a Pancake Brunch from 9am to 11am at the Terry Building, offering $5 plates of pancakes and sausage. The Chamber is also hosting a Christmas Market in the Terry Building, from 8am to 4pm. Some of the vendors last year had leather works, jewelry, etched glass, and homemade crafts. The Camo Christmas themed parade will begin at 6pm, from the high school parking lot. Santa will come into town during the parade on one of Valliant’s fire department trucks. From the parade, Santa will lead everyone back to the Terry Building for a Valliant Community Christmas Party. There, the Chamber will host a Christmas Bingo with prizes for all ages. Kids can paint ceramic crafts and get their pictures made with Santa Claus. Don't miss the Christmas fun in Valliant on Saturday, December 14th.
The Spirit of Giving Community Christmas Party in Boswell, OK will be held Saturday, December 14th at 11am at the Boswell United Methodist Church. The spirit of giving is the most unique event of it's kind. What makes it unique is that everything is FREE!! The church parking lot is transformed into a group of "stations" that give away household items such as toys, canned goods, coats, shoes, blankets, cookies, concessions and more. The idea is not to create a charity event, but instead to challenge oneself to let go, give up something for the benefit for another. Everything must be new or gently used. For more information call Michael Wood at 972-464-6576.
The Spirit of Giving Community Christmas Party in Parisl, TX will be held Saturday, December 21st at 11am at the First United Methodist Church. The spirit of giving is the most unique event of it's kind. What makes it unique is that everything is FREE!! The church parking lot is transformed into a group of "stations" that give away household items such as toys, canned goods, coats, shoes, blankets, cookies, concessions and more. The idea is not to create a charity event, but instead to challenge oneself to let go, give up something for the benefit for another. Everything must be new or gently used. For more information call Michael Wood at 972-464-6576.
The North Texas Youth Connection offers free counseling to families with youth ages 0-17 through it's STAR Counseling Program. For information call the Lamar County Office of the North Texas Youth Connection at 903-771-2700. All counselors are licensed.
The VFW Post 3658 in Antlers has a VFW Family Dance Every Saturday Night from 8pm-Midnight featuring their house band Country Explosion. The VFW Post 3658 is located at the intersection of High Street and Clark Street in Antlers. It's for the whole family so come and enjoy. For more information call Bob Kinsler @ 580-271-0897.
Hugo Public Schools would like to remind you that all children with disabilities residing in Oklahoma, either home schooled or in public school should be identified, allocated and evaluated to see if they are in need of special education and related services. To find out more about Oklahoma's Child Find contact Angie Thurman at the Hugo City Schools at 580-326-0205.
The NWS Peace Program is a non-profit and Department of State approved program that is seeking caring families here in our area to host high-school age international exchange students. These students are between the ages of 15-18. What you provide is a loving family, care and guidance, 3 meals a day, a bed and an experience of a life time. For more information call 1-866-846-3977.
If you are age 55 and older, with limited income, Experience Works (formerly Green Thumb) may have the training and employment that is right for you. For more details, contact Linda at 580-326-7502.
Do you have what it takes to be a mentor? Little Dixie's "Passport To The Future" mentoring program matches a child with an incarcerated parent or guardian with a responsible adult to help them with social and emotional problems. Most of the time all the child needs is a friend. An hour a week is all it takes. Interested? In Hugo call 580-326-6441 and in Antlers call 580-298-2921.
Experience Works is a national nonprofit organization funded by the U.S. Department of Labor. They offer job training, job placement and community service experience for people over the age of 55 who want to enter the workforce, earn extra money or change careers. You will train at a local agency. For more information please call 888-926-1739.
The Soper Nutrition Center will be having lunch this Friday and it will be served at 11:45am and is just $2. Please come for the fellowship and you are invited.
Can you imagine being separated from your family? A child needs your help!! Loving Foster and Adoptive Homes are needed in your community. For more information, contact Peggy Hedrick at 580-364-6446 or toll free 800-270-0803.
The Hugo Nutrition Center would like to invite all senior citizens to eat with them every Monday through Friday at Noon at the Nutrition Center at 300 13th Place. for those age 60 and over the cost is 50-cents. For those 59 and younger the cost is $2.75. For more information call 580-326-2523.
The Cowboy Crossing Church on Highway 93 just North of FishTales Restaurant now meets on Sunday mornings at 10:30am. For more information call 580-317-3729.
Help girls grow strong by becoming a volunteer. Many girls want to join Girl Scouts but can't, because we don't have enough volunteers. We need women, men, senior citizens, young adults and anyone else willing to help shape the lives of girls. You can give an hour a week, a day a month—or more or less—by sharing your unique skills, talents and wisdom. Many opportunities are available. You'll have as much fun, learn as much and grow as much as the girls. Call 580-236-2433 OR 1-800-987-9075 email@example.com
Many children live in fear. Live in fear of what their father or mother might do to them. The fear of being totally alone and neglected or that they may never have a home they can call their own. A representative of Little Dixie CASA is on hand the third Thursday of every month from 10am to 2pm to give our community an opportunity to learn more about CASA. CASA information days is held at 500 East Rosewood in Hugo. For more information call 580-298-2921. A child is waiting, and you have the power to help.
If you cannot see the forest for the trees on your land, you might give the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service a call. The NRCS, working through local soil and water conservation districts, can help you decide which brush plants are good for your cattle and wildlife and which ones should be removed to reach your -land management goals. They are listed under USDA in the yellow pages.
It's heartbreaking to watch someone addicted to drugs or alcohol lose their children, jobs, home, health and self respect to their addiction. Do something about it now! Narconon Arrowhead has Certified Chemical Dependency Counselors are available to help in our area by calling Narconon at 1-800-468-6933 or log on to www.stopaddiction.com.
Are drugs affecting your family or a friend? For more information, log onto www.stopaddiction.com or call 1-800-468-6933. Narconon provides answers to drug addiction, we provide free assessment, evaluation and referral services to internationally recognized alternative and traditional treatment facilities. When continuing relapse is occurring, call Narconon 1-800-468-6933. Don't give up, drug addiction can be overcome. Call Narconon at 1-800-468-6933, or visit our web site at www.stopaddiction.com t
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