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K95.5 WANTS TO KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON IN YOUR AREA, IF YOU ARE HAVING A FUND-RAISER, MEETINGS, ETC. LET US KNOW ABOUT IT IN WRITING. YOU MAY SEND AN E-MAIL TO firstname.lastname@example.org, FAX to 903-784-5676, OR BRING IT BY THE K95.5 PARIS OFFICE LOCATED AT 3605 N.E. LOOP 286 SUITE 500, IN PARIS. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 580-326-2555.
The Hugo Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be held Thursday, November 14th at 6:30pm at the Kiamichi Technology Center in Hugo. This ear's theme is "Famous People of Choctaw County" with the colors Black and Gold. The Hugo High School Show Choir will entertain. Awards will be presented along with Door Prizes handed out, a Silent Auction to raise funds for the Ed Wallace Scholarship. Catering will be done by Roma's Restaurant. Tickets are on sale at the Hugo Chamber Office at 200 South Broadway. For more info call 580-326-7511.
Saturday, November 16th there is going to be a benefit for Jaxon McFarland who was badly burned and has been at the Burn Unit at Parkland in the DFW area. The benefit will be held at the Paris Farigrounds in Building "B". Come for Chili and Taco Soup at 5pm plus a Silent Auction will also begin at 5pm. There will also be a Live Auction too with items like a Weekend Getaway in Broken Bow at the cabins, Family Photo Sessions, Quarter slabs of meat, Tailgate Bench and much more. Live music begins at 7pm. They will also hold a raffle for a Heifer. Tickets are $20.00 each or 6 for $100.00. Drawing will be November 16th at the benefit. Please come and help Little Jaxon in his recovery. For more information call Chastity Dean at 903-900-2921.
Be sure that you enter the Kylie Benson Benefit Black Friday Cornhole Tournament on Friday, November 29th at the Agri-Plex in Hugo. The cost is $40.00 per team and registration begins at 6pm and bags fly at 7pm. Proceeds go towards medical expenses for Kylie. First Place Prize is $500. Second Place is $250 and Third Place is $100. Bags will be provided. A concession stand will also be available. For more information please call 580-678-4349.
The First Christian Church of Paris at 780 20th N.E. will be holding their "First Saturday Free Breakfast for First Responders on Saturday, December 7th and they will serve from 8:30am to 9:30am. They will be serving up Bisquits & Gravy, Eggs, Bacon & Sausage. All First Responders from Paris, Reno, Lamar County Public Safety Personnel, Paris Junior College and all Constables are encouraged to attend.
The Ft. Towson Masonic Lodge holds a breakfast on the First Saturday of every month from 7:30-10:30am. they serve up scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and pancakes too. $7.00 per plate. Come to the Ft.Towson Masonic Lodge for a wonderful fellowship event.
You have said that you were going to do it? Don't you think it's time to begin a new chapter in your life and be healthier, Let's Stop Smoking!!! Don't do it alone, call the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline at 1800-Quit-Now or 1-800-784-8669 or visit OKhelpline.com.
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.
A Health4U class is held EVERY Monday from 10:30-11:30am at the Paris-Lamar County Health District at 400 West Sherman Street in Paris. The Health4U class is a free program through the Paris-Lamar County Health District focusing on helping build healthier communities through educating adults on healthy living. For more information call Jessica Crawford at 903-785-4561.
The Elks Lodge of Paris at 2110 35th Street N.E. holds a FREE Veteran's Breakfast on the THIRD Saturday of every month from 7:30-10am.
There is a Diabetic Educational Management Class held EVERY Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 at OnCall located at 147 North Collegiate Drive in Paris. It is FREe to the public. For more information you can call 903-784-6300.
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