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The Antlers Youth Advisory Board will be holding their first ever "Choctaw Cultural Day" on Thursday, October 15th from 10am till 2pm at the Pushmataha Fair Building in Antlers. There will be education and hands-on learning of: Beading, Clay/Pottery, Dance, Language, Stick Ball, Basket Making and much more. This is for children in the 8th grade to Seniors in High School. All YAB Members are invited to come and be a part of this special day.
The Historic Candlelight Tour of Doaksville will be held October 16th and 17th from 6:30pm till the last tour at 9:30pm. Admission is $6.00 and children 6 and under are FREE. Tours start at the gate leading to Doaksville at the North End of the Fort Towson Cemetery. For more information call 580-873-2634.
If you love marching bands, you are going to love the 8th Annual "Marching on the Prairie" Prairiland Marching Invitational coming Saturday October 17th at Prairiland's Football Stadium. The first band takes the field at 10:30am with the finals beginning at 4pm. Admission is just $3.00 for adults, Students are $1.00 and under age 5 get in free. For more information call Mary Potter at 903-491-5282.
The Hugo Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee would like to invite you to join them for the "Dowtown Fall Clean-up" on Monday, October 19th at 4pm. they will be meeting in front of the Chamber Office on South Broadway in Hugo. Bring your weed eaters, gloves, gardening tools, and help with fall planting of pots, pulling weeds, weed eating, picking up trash, trimming shrubs and general clean-up of downtown Hugo. Hope to see you there.
The Valliant High School Choir & Industrial Arts would like to intite you to ride..."The Trains of Terror". Saturday, October 17th, Saturday, October 24th and Saturday, October 31st, Halloween!!! Trains departure begins at dark an runs through till about 10:30pm Each Saturday. Tickets are on sale from 6pm till 10pm. Prices for Adults is $7.00 and for Students and Senior Citizens 65 and older it's $5.00. The train is at the Beaver's Bend Depo. Once inside Beaver's Bend just follow the signs. For more information call 580-494-6613.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints would like to invite you to an Open House on Sunday, October 18th from 5pm to 7pm. They are located at 3060 Pine Mill Road in Paris. Refreshments will be served and for further information you can call 903-851-5479.
"Life Through Hope" Cancer Support is a group of people supporting each other through care giving, treatment and surviving. Their next meeting will be Tuesday, October 20th from 6-7pm at the Texas Oncology Paris Waiting Room. Refreshments will be served. Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will be holding their Second Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk on Friday, October 23rd beginning at 1pm. It will be held at the Choctaw Nation Wellness Center Walking Trail in Hugo. For more information contact Tasha Mitchell at 580-326-8304.
There is going to be a Senior Celebration Health Fair on Friday, October 23rd at the Bill Grant Civic Center at 5th & Rena in Hugo from 10am to 2pm. There will be a Guest Speaker, Exhibit Booths, Bingo, Hot Dogs, Chips, Drinks and cookies and it is FREE to the public. It is sponsored by the Senior Citizen Community Awareness. For more info call bobby Long at 580-286-1996.
The Speer Volunteer Fire Department Halloween Carnival, Spook House and Hay Ride will be October 23rd and 24th plus 29th, 30th and 31st. There will be lot's of fun and games so do not miss it. for more information call 580-317-3220.
Get ready for the Festival of Pumpkins in downtown Paris on Saturday, October 24th. Come out for all the fun of a fall festival. Get things kicked off with the Dog/Owner Look-a-Like Contest. Dog Costume Contest. there is also a Halloween Costume Contest. It kicks-off at 11am with newborn to 3-years old. Then age 4 to 7 will be at 12:30pm and age 8 to 12 will be at 1:15pm. Sign up at the Kids Stage on Lamar Avenue. There will be a ton of things to do including great shops downtown, concessions, live entertainment and fun for everyone. Don't miss the Festival of Pumpkins in downtown Paris on Saturday, October 24th.
There is going to be a $5.00 Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic at the First Federal Community Bank Loop Branch at 3010 N.E. Loop 286 on Saturday, October 24th from 12-Noon till 4pm. You don't even have to get out of your car. For those 18 years of age and older. For more information contact Emily Neeley at 903-785-4561.
Don't miss the Ghost Stories of Fort Washita October 28th through 31st. Walking tours are just $10.00. There will also be stories hosted by Steve Abolt. Reservations are required. For reservations call 580-924-6502. Fort Washita is located East of Madill on Highway 199 or Northwest of Durant. All proceeds benefit Fort Washita.
Great futures start at the Boys & Girls Club of Choctaw County. Looking to take your kids somewhere great? Weather it's after school or during the summer it is a great place for your children. They offer homework assistance, computer learning, arts & crafts, reading, pool table, board games, ping pong, foosball, snacks, a Wii and Xbox kinect and much more. It is only $30.00 per month for after school and $100.00 per month during the summer months. Call for more information at 580-326-0005.
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 580-326-5165, Kimberly Mack in Antlers 580-298-2921 or Christina Bell in Idabel at 580-286-9348.
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.
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
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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