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The Hugo Gymnastics Booster Club is raising money to send their gymnists to the AAU Nationals in Tampa, Florida. For more information on how you can help plsae call 580-579-3026.
Renewed Hope is having a Breakfast Benefit for the New Hope Center of Paris on Thursday, May 24th from 7 to 8:30am. It will be held at the Lamar Avenue Church of Christ at 3535 Lamar Avenue in Paris. The Keynote Speaker will be Gene Stallings. For $10.00 it includes breakfast, keynote speaker, testimonies and door prizes, must be present to win. For ticket information call 903-783-0353 and visit www.NewHopeCenterParis.org.
The Little River Play House will present "The Last Roundup of the Guacamole Queens" on Thursday, Friday and Saturday May 24th, 25th and 26th at 7:30pm. There will also be maninee shows on Saturday and Sunday May 26th and 27th at 2pm. All shows will be held at the Southeastern Oklahoma State University, McCurtain County Campus in Idabel. Adult tickets are $10.00, Seniors $7.50 and Students $5.00. Don't miss the fun!!!
It's the 8th Annual Jim Long Memorial Car Show on Saturday, May 26th at the Rodeo Arena in Clayton, OK. Registration is from 8 to 10am. There is NO entry fee for the Car Show but there is a $15.00 entry fee for the Burnout Contest. Lot's of awards will be given out. Best in Show wins $300.00. Burnout King wins $200.00 and the Best in Parade wins $100.00. For more information contact Cody Nail at 918-569-7696.
Want some good down home entertainment? Then don't miss, "Pickin' On The Porch" at the Wildlife Heritage Center Museum in Antlers starting at 6pm. The next one will be Friday, June 1st. Every two weeks one will be held through the summer. (June 15th, 29th, July 13th, 27th, August 10th and 24th) For more information contact Donna at 580-743-3381.
The Relay For Life in Paris, TX will be held Friday, June 8th and 7pm till Saturday, June 9th at 3am at R.L. Maddox Stadium at North Lamar ISD. Each team sets up a themed campsite at the event and continues their fundraising efforts by collecting donations for food, goods, games, and activities. For more information call Brett Barnes, American Cancer Society Staff Partner at 432-386-6868. Admission is FREE. you can also visit.... relayforlife.org/lamarcotx
The Soper Livestock Booster Club is selling chances on a John Deere Z5 Lawn Mower with trailer. It's $20.00 per chance and the giveaway is set for Friday, June 8th at 6:30pm during their BBQ Dinner. For more information please call Brittany at 580-271-1406.
The Northeast Texas Classic Car Show will be held Saturday, June 9th from 9am to 5pm at the Love Civic Center in Paris. Their 11th Annual Show benefits the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial. There will be outside arts and crafts to view and for sale, food concessions, kids attractions and plenty of vintage automobiles. Free admission to the show. for more information please call George Wood at 903-204-4065.
The Miss Pushmataha Homecoming Beauty Pageant will be held on Saturday, June 9th at 7pm at the Antlers High School Auditorium. The Enty Fee is $50.00 and the entry Deadline is Friday, June 1st. There are 7 age catagories from Newborn to age 18. For more information contact Amanda Alford at the Pushmataha County Extension Center at 580-298-5563.
The Antlers Homecoming is scheduled for Saturday, June 16th with the Homecoming Parade beginning at 10am. Entry forms for the parade are available at the Antlers City Hall, Antlers Library, Deer Capital Museum and Serenity Funeral Home all in Antlers.
If you have a computer and a WiFi connection and you are interested in earning your high school equivalency diploma then contact the Choctaw Nation Online Academy. It is open to students in all counties within the United States who have a CDIB Card. To enroll or for more information call 1-800-522-6170 extension 2122.
The Lamar County Genealogy Library is open Wednesday through Friday from 12-Noon to 4pm plus they are open late on the Second and Fourth Thursday's till 9pm. They are also open on the Second and Fourth Saturday's from 8am to 4pm. They are located in the South Entrance to the historic Santa Fe Depot at 1135 Bonham Street in Paris.
The VFW Post 8316 in Hugo holds Bingo every Monday and Friday starting with the early start at 6pm and the regular start at 7pm. They are located on Jackson Street in Hugo. For more information you can call Hoard Summers at 580-743-0982.
The Masonic Lodge on Railroad Street in Ft. Towson, OK. has breakfast on the FIRST Saturday of every month beginning at 7am. the cost is just $5.00 per plate. Come and enjoy a great breakfast.
Volunteers are needed for the Little Dixie's CASA program. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates and they are VERY IMPORTANT to children that are involved in the court system through no fault of their own. These innocent children need someone to stand up for them and let the court know what is in their best interest. Volunteers are needed for Choctaw, McCurtain and Pushmataha counties. IT doesn't require but a small amount of your time and it does make a world of difference in the lives of these children. For more information please call Marissa Jordan in Hugo 580-298-2921.
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.
Attention Veterans....your veteran service representative is here to help you. You can visit with them on Monday's in Durant at the Workforce Office from 8:30-3:30. Tuesday's in Hugo at the Choctaw County Courthouse from 9-3:30. On Wednesday's in Idabel at the Workforce Office from 9:30-3:30. On Thursday's in Atoka at the Atoka County Veterans Center from 8-4. On Friday's in Antlers at the Antlers VFW Post from 9-2:30. For more information please call Steve Webb at 918-397-2566.
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 FREE. For those 59 and younger the cost is $4.00. For more information call 580-326-2523.
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
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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