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On Friday, January 19th do not miss the Hugo Ag Youth Livestock Show at the Bill Grant Civic Center (Agriplex) in Hugo. The Livestock Show will begin at 12-Noon. Come out and show your support for these kids. Also on Friday, January 19th is their annual Swine Jackpot. Entry Fee is $25.00 per entry and check-in is from 7-9am. Self weigh cards are due at 9am with the show beginning at 10am. They have Four Divisions. Come and watch also at the Bill Grant Civic Center in Hugo.
The Kiamichi River Legacy Alliance will be holding a Town Hall meeting on Sunday, January 21st at 3pm at the Antlers High School Auditorium. This meeting will promote public awareness, share legal updates and plan fundraising events to help preserve the Kiamichi River. Be sure to attend this meeting so you will have the correct information about water rights in S.E. Oklahoma.
On Friday, January 26th do not miss the Hugo Ag Youth Box Supper & Labor Auction. the Hugo Ag Youth will be providing the dinner as each youth will bring a box dinner that is decorated and it will be auctioned off. Then the Labor Auction will follow. It all begins at 6:30pm in the Hugo High School Cafeteria. If you have questions please call Sharla McKee at 972-391-3542.
It's the "Fan The Flame Fundraiser" for the Lamar County Contenders Special Olympics Team. Come and enjoy dinner, live music with Cas Haley and Twisted Whiskey plus a live and silent auction. Tickets are only $20 each and the event will take place at the Paris Elks Lodge. For more information call Bill Taylor at 816-447-6181.
Get ready for...Dinosaurs Live, a FREE Family Fun Night at T.G. Givens Early Childhood Center at 655 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Paris. It will be held on Wednesday, January 31st from 5:30-7:30pm. Concessions available for $3.00. Face Painting for $7.00 and an Inflatable Slide for $7.00. FREE Admission. Don't miss an evening with the Dinosaurs!! For more information please call Peggy Sprouse at 903-737-7466.
The Hugo Public Schools Child Nutrition Program is holding their first ever..."Local Celebrities Luncheon". It will be held on Wednesday, January 31st at 12-Noon at the Hugo High School Cafeteria. You may RSVP by calling 580-326-7949.
The Hugo Public Schools is holding a Special Olympics Fundraiser on Friday, February 2nd at the Hugo High School Cafeteria. It's Loaded Baked Potato Lunch for just $6.00. It will be held from 11am to 2pm. for more information please call Jill Eddinger at 580-743-0149.
The Choctaw County Coalition would like to invite you to their Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, February 2nd from 7-9pm. FREE admission. A photo booth will be set up but be sure to bring your phones so you take pictures. All father figures are welcome for a night of dancing, laughter and more. The event will be held at 1503 East Kirk Street in Hugo.
Attention Antlers !!!! There is going to be a FREE Dental Clinic on Thursday and Friday, Febuary 8th and 9th. you MUST pick up an application at the Antlers Health Department and make an appointment. This is for Pushmataha County Residence ONLY. This program is for those who do not have insurance or SoonerCare. For more information see the Antlers Health Department.
The Hugo Ag Youth is raffling off a Polaris Side-By-Side ATV. Each tickets is $10.00 each. The drawing will be held at their Bean Supper on Saturday, Febuary 17th with the bean supper at 6pm at the Hugo High School. Additional door prizes will also be awarded and you must be present to win the door prizes but you do NOT have to be present to win the ATV.
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.
The Paris Good Samaritan Clinic is a non-profit medical clinic offering services at no cost to those that need assistance with medical care and prescriptions. They are open every Thursday night from 4:30pm-8pm by appointment only. They are located at 450 S.W. 4th Street in Paris. To make an appointment please call 903-784-5972. The Paris Good Samaritan Clinic also needs volunteers. If you would like to volunteer please call Faye between 9am and 2pm at 903-784-5972.
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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