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The Paris Community Theatre presnets..."Celebrating Springtime in Song" featuring the Paris Community Choir. Don't miss this wonder event on Sunday, May 19th at 3pm at the First United Methodist Church Sanctuary. 322 Lamar Avenue in Paris. Tickets are just $6 and are available at the door or in advance at the Paris Communty Theatre box office. See you there.
The City of Hugo has proclaimed...May 27th through June 2nd as....."FREE Garage Sale Days"!! In conjunction with the Hugo Homecoming and Hugo Rodeo, you can set up anywhere (with owner's permission) and hold a garage sale and no permit is required during these days. For more information you can call the City of Hugo Office.
Get ready to run.....The Choctaw County Coalition "Shape Your Future" 5K Run is coming up June 1st starting at 8am. The fee is $25 for Pre-registration or $30 the day of the run. The proceeds from this run will provide scholarship funds for eligible Choctaw County Graduating Seniors. This run will be in conjuction with the Hugo Homecoming Festivities. For more information call 580-326-7511.
The Choctaw Nation Head Start Center is currently accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year. Apply NOW for your child to be considered for enrollment for next year, if they qualify and they do not have to be Native American for consideration. Head Start is a FREE program for children who will be age 3 or 4 by September 1st, 2013. Families of children who have special needs are strongly encouraged to apply. A percentage of the total enrollment opportunities are dedicated to children who have special needs. For more information including transportation call the Hugo Center at 580-326-9576. (Kill August 1, 2013)
If you left high school without a diploma, take advantage of FREE classes to prepare for the GED exam. Classes are held at Hugo, Antlers, Atoka, and Durant, Monday thru Wednesday. Call 580-743-6209 for exact times and locations. Open enrollment, year-round; free to the public (no CDIB card required.)
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Adopt a loveable, endangered manatee for your special valentine this year! For just twenty-five dollars, Save the Manatee Club provides an adoption certificate, photo and biography of a real manatee, a membership handbook, and newsletter subscription. Or for thirty-five dollars, a cute plush manatee is also included. Be sweet to your valentine, plus help a gentle species survive! Call 1-800-432-JOIN or visit www.savethemanatee.org.
Oklahomans who want to quit smoking have a new number to call. The new Oklahoma tobacco help line number is 1-800-QUIT-NOW The help line provides free professional assistance to stop smoking through a series of telephone coaching or counseling sessions with a help line specialist. The help line also offers nicotine patches or gum free of charge to those without insurance or on Medicare when they participate in the help lines counseling program.
Learn firsthand about another culture without leaving the United States , and establish a friendship that will last a lifetime. P.I.E. has international exchange students from over 40 countries arriving into the area for home stay programs. They need your help. The non-profit organization is looking for a few more caring host families to share the American way of life. If you think you may be interested in hosting a foreign teen—or would like more information about the program—please call P. I.E. immediately at 1-800-828-9001.
Did you ever want something, but thought you missed your chance? If you're under 40 and always wanted to serve your country, the Army National Guard says, “YOU CAN!” Call 1-800-GO-GUARD, today.
Outdoor Burning Guidelines. Campfires are currently not permitted. Charcoal Grilling is not permitted, gas is allowed. Outdoor welding and cutting is permitted but under the following rules. wind must be < 15mph, humidity must be > 30%, area must be cleared of brush and debris from 25ft around welding site, two adults must be present to watch site, and must have pressurized water source on site. Above ground welding must abide by all previous rules in addition 2ft of cleared land per 1ft above ground that welding occurs.
The first job you choose could make or break your future. Making that decision takes facts. Here's one fact- the US Air Force offers valuable training, higher education, medical care and experience. So when it's time to choose your career check out the Air Force. Call Scott Malpass at 903-785-6001.
Donate at your Paris Stewart Regional Blood Center in the Chism Square Shopping Center at 3715 Lamar Avenue, 903-785-9399 open 9am-5:30pm, M, W, Thurs.& F, 10am-6:30pm, T or at the Mt. Pleasant Stewart Regional Blood Center at the corner of 19th at 1809 North Johnson, 903-572-3629, open T-TH, 9am-5:30pm. To donate blood you must be at least 17 years of age, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in general good health. For more information about blood donation, or the blood center visit www.stewartblood.org.
Free medications are available for people with limited resources. For information call toll free at 888-380-6337 or visit www.a2zmedication.com
Cornerstone Outreach Ministries is in dire need of Donations for their food pantry. Cornerstone has been helping people for 16 years, also donations of coats, heaters and sweaters for these cold winter months would be appreciated. Please call 580-933-7330 or 580-876-3724.
Are you ready for a 21st CENTURY CAREER? Get the High Tech Training you need from the AIR FORCE. They will Teach you skills in one of more than 150 exciting fields. Including some of the most High Tech Jobs available. So check out the AIR FORCE- they will send your CAREER Soaring. For info call 903-785-6001
The Choctaw Nation Community Social Base Social Workers are asking for any donations of household items, furniture, appliances, clothes. We will come and pick up any items. You may call 580-326-8304 ask for Farron Dill. Or if you are in need of any clothes, we have lots of winter coats please feel free to come by our office 219 N. Broadway.
To show your support of our troops overseas, you can donate various items to make them feel a little more at home. Items needed are: Personal Hygiene items, for men and women, prepackaged food items such as ready to eat items, snacks, hard candy,soda pop, beef jerky etc. these items can be dropped off at Camp Maxey, Chamber of Commerce in Paris, A-1 Sanitation and Paris Yamaha Harley Davidson. Join K95.5 and show your support of these brave men and women.
Boswell Community Meeting. the second Friday night of each month at 7pm in the Community/ Nutrition Building.
What do you do when you can't afford your medications? Millions of
Americans face this problem each month, now there's help. Prescription Assistance
can be found by calling 1-866-405-3463
On the way to your college degree? You've hit some roadblocks? You
decide it's time to change direction. The Air Force can help. They offer educational
assistance, high tech job training and experience. The credits you've earned
may help you start your Air Force training at a higher rank. They will also
pay off your students loans up to $10,000 dollars if you qualify. For more
information call Scott Malpass at 903-785-6001
The Choctaw County Crime Stoppers meet the first Monday of every month, 6:00pm at the Sheriff's office, 305 E Jefferson in Hugo. You can help make Choctaw County a better place to live.... For more information call 326-2000.
More than eighteen million Americans have diabetes and close to 6 million do not know they have it. Diabetes causes up to 25,000 cases of blindness each year. To learn more call 903-592-2664.
Social Security has put work incentives in place that allow
SSI/SSDI recipients test their ability to work without losing benefits or
medical insurance coverage. If you are interested please call Gayle at 866-841-0516
Mentors are needed for the Hugo MATCHES program. Just a
couple of hours a week can make such a difference in the life of a child for
more information please call 580-326-3413
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT calling all pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters:. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society wants you. Olive Garden's 12th annual Pasta for Pennies program benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is now underway at local schools. Students are asked to bring spare change to their classroom to help local patients and their families The Class raising the most money will receive a pasta party. For more information call your local Society chapter at 405-943-8888 or visit www.lls.org .
Make your Dreams of owning a home a reality by participating in the
Little Dixie Community Action Agency Self-Help Housing program, income eligible
families can keep housing costs down by providing part of the labor. For more
information please call Deanne Taylor at 580-326-5201
Attorney General Abbott offered the following tips for Citizens approached by someone offering to rebuild or repair property: 1. Get more than one estimate. Don't be pushed into signing a contract immediately. 2. Ask the Better Business Bureau if it has any complaints about the company. 3. Get references from previous customers and check them out. 4. Get the salesperson's license plate number. 5. Deal with local firms, if possible. 6.Get everything in writing and keep the documents in a safe place. 7. Do not sign a contract with blank spaces. Dishonest salespersons may enter unacceptable terms later. 8. Ask for proof of insurance. 9 Never pay 100 percent up front. Arrange for an independent agent to inspect the completed work before making full payment. 10. Ask whether the contractor will place a lien, security interest or mortgage on your property. 11. Ask for guarantees in writing.
If you are 55, or older, on a limited income, and having difficulty finding
a job, Experience Works may have a training opportunity for you. Experience
Works can offer you temporary part time work while you look for permanent
employment. Those wishing to apply should Call 580-326-7502 for more information.
For many Americans the dream of owning a home is out of reach because
they lack a down payment. What most Americans don't know is there are grants
available from a nonprofit organization that cover your down payment and closing
costs. If you want to turn your next rent payment in to your first mortgage
payment call 1-866-no-down-p or visit us online at www.neighborhoodgold.com
The Bereaved Parents Support group meets the second Monday of every month.
For more information please call 903-785-4366.
Every 33 minutes someone is killed by a drunk driver. Every 2 minutes
someone is injured. You, your friends and family could be next. Please don't
drink and drive. Brought to you by the Kids Safety Society Coalition.
If you've lost a loved one to Lung Disease, then you know first hand the suffering it causes. Honor your loved on with a memorial gift to The American Lung Association of Texas. Your gift will help others suffering form Lung Disease Fore more info call 1-800-586-4872
Business incubators that are currently available Starting a business or expanding
a business can be costly, and a lot of that cost is wrapped up in renting
or leasing a facility. But, there is a solution - below-market rent is one
of the features of the business incubator program of Rural Enterprises of
Oklahoma, Inc. and right now, space is available in three communities . .
.Durant, Bennington and Hugo. Space ranging from three thousand square feet
to five thousand square feet is available right now. REI’s incubator program
also includes tax incentives for the business, access to business financing
and equipment. . .and business assistance along the way until your business
is ready for its own facility. Call the folks at Rural Enterprises today -580-924-5094.
EZ access for seniors. A food stamp outreach project. Many people age 60
and over are eligible for food stamps, but are not receiving them. Food Stamps
can supplement your food budget and improve your nutrition. We can screen
you over the phone. We offer special services to qualifying seniors such as
help in completing the paperwork; home visits; and telephone interviews. Call
903-737-0361 M-F 8am-5pm Texas Dept. Human Services
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
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has many career opportunities available in statewide locations. Currently they are seeking applicants for 100 correctional Security Officer positions. The jobs offers great benefits and competitive salaries. For more information please call 405-425-2861 or view openings at www
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