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The Hugo High School Drama Dept. presents..."The Last Round Up of the Guacamole Queens" which is a southern comedy by Jones, Hope & Wooten. The full length play will be presented on Monday, March 30th and Tuesday, March 31st beginning at 7pm in the Hugo High School Cafeteria. they will serve pie with tea or coffee after the play. Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for students and tickets are available at the door. All the proceeds support the Drama Dept.
Do you plant a big garden and always have extra? Why not sell your extra at the Hugo Farmers Market which will open April 1st. No fooling!! Vendor forms are available at the Hugo City Hall and the Hugo Chamber of Commerce. Pick-up your form today. For more information call Jennifer Morphis at 580-743-3450.
The "Grin-A-Day" group is sponsoring a Benefit Softball Tournament at the Grant Casino Ballpark on Saturday, April the 4th to benefit families that have Children who have Down Syndrome. (That's all the info we have at this time.)
Boswell First Baptist Church will be sponsoring this year's Easter in the Park event on Saturday, April 4 from 4-6pm at the Boswell State Park in Boswell, OK. There will be free age group Easter egg hunts, prize eggs, free food and drinks, and the Easter Bunny will be there! Please join us for this fun family event! For more information please call Megan Pope at 580-566-9990.
There is going to be a benefit Spaghetti Supper for Billy Chisum who has been diagnosed with cancer at the Blossom Elementary Cafeteria on Saturday, April 4th beginning at 4pm. Kids age 5-10 and Seniors 60 and over it's just $5.00 and for Adults it's $10.00.
Feeling inspired? The "Light It Pink Paris" 2015 T-Shirt Design Contest is now going on. Design a T-shirt and win the contest. Submit your design to....light it pink email@example.com by April 6th 2015. Your design must incorporate the Paris, Texas Eiffel Tower, A Pink Ribbon and the slogan "Light It Pink Paris". For more information send your questions to light it pink firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Choctaw County Arts Council will hold their first concert on Thursday, April 9th at 7pm. It is "Decadent Desserts with Jana Jae, the first lady of fiddling. Decadent Desserts will be catered by Metra of the Old Johnson house. The concert will be held at the Little Dixie Home Ownership Center at 500 East Rosewood in Hugo. Tickets for Decadent Dessert with Jana Jae is $15.00 for Adults and $10.00 for students through the 12th grade. Tickets are available at the Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce or call 580-326-1618 for more information.
The Hugo City Wide Spring Clean-up will be held April 10th and 11th. All items must be taken to the landfill on South 8th Street across from the bypass. Curb side pickup[ is available for the elderly and handicapped ONLY. For pickup you need to call before April 9th and 12-Noon. No hazardous waste is allowed such as paint, batteries, tires ect. you also must have a copy of your current City of Hugo Water Bill. For more information you can call 580-326-5616.
The Faught Volunteer Fire Dept. Pancake Day is coming April 11th from 6am to Noon.It will be held at the Faught Fire Station #1 on FM-195. $7.00 for all you can eat and kids under age 6 eat for free. Come out for a good time and for a good cause.
The Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse Course required for those who have had driving privilages suspended or revoked due to a DUI, DWI, APC or other drug/alcohol related misdemeanor or felony charge will be presented by the Kiamichi Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in Hugo on April 22-24. This 10-hour course is from 6pm to 9:30pm each night. You MUST attend all three nights. For more information please call 580-326-7862.
Get ready for the "Play Day Series" sponsored by the Cowboy Crossing Church of Hugo. The next play date is April 25th and then May 23rd and June 27th. Entires must be in by 10am with the events beginning at 11am. Events include: Poles, Barrels, Straight Barrels and Flag Race. Buckles will go to the highpoint in each age group and a saddle to the over all highpoint winner. Cowboy Crossing Church of Hugo is located on Highway 70 1.8-miles East of of Highway 93 on the North Side of the road. For more information call 580-317-3729.
The Choctaw County Arts Council Concert Series continues with their second concert featuring Simon & Son. One piano...four hands. It will be held on Tuesday, May 5th at 7pm at the Little Dixie Home Ownership Center at 500 East Rosewood in Hugo. Tickets are available at the Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce for $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for students through the 12th grade. For more information please call 580-326-1618.
The 7th Annual Boy Scout Sporting Clays Challenge will be held Saturday, May 9th at Rusty Lowe Ranch north of Clarksville Texas. This unique venue has games and competitive events for every shooting skill level. All the proceeds will benefit the NeTseO (N.E.Texas/S.E.Oklahoma) Trails Council Scouting Program. The cost is $500.00 for a team of 5. For more information contact David Dean at 903-784-2538.
The Choctaw County Arts Council Concert Series continues with their third and final concert featuring Mahenwahdose, Native American Theatre. It will be held on Thursday, June 4th at 7pm at the Little Dixie Home Ownership Center at 500 East Rosewood in Hugo. Tickets are available at the Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce for $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for students through the 12th grade. For more information please call 580-326-1618.
Summer 2015 may seem like a long way off, but Paris Main Street already has the line up picked for this summer’s "Movies in the Park". June 11th — Big Hero 6....June 18 — Maleficient.....June 25– Divergent.....July 9 — Happy Feet.....July 16 — Little Rascals.......July 23 — Lego Movie........Movies in the park is a free event held in Bywaters Park in downtown Paris. Fore more Information visit ParisMainStreet.org or call 903-784-9293 for sponsorship information.
The Bennington and Durant Choctaw Nation Head Start is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Although there is a Native American preference, they serve all nationalities. The program serves children who will be age 3 and not yet age 5 by September 1, 2015. Families of children with special needs is strongly encouraged to apply. For more information in Bennington please call 580-847-2767. (Kill September 1st)
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 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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