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Now is the time to get your bowling team together for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake.. It is coming up Saturday, September 26th. There will be two bowling sessions so get your entry in so you can pick the time that you want. You can have a team of 5 or 6 bowlers and the cost is $100.00 per person and the money stays here to help out children that need a Big Brother or Big Sister. For more information to enter your team you can call (903) 784-7388 or visit them at 2805 Clarksville Street in Paris and check them out on Facebook.
The Hugo Public Schools are not going to be going back to school till the middle of September, so what are you going to do with your children? Take them to the Boys & Girls Club of Choctaw County in Hugo. They are located at 1503 East Kirk Street. the cost is $100.00 a month during the summer and then just $30.00 a month after school. During the summer they are open weekdays from 8am to 5pm and then during school they are open from 3pm to 6pm. For more information you can call 580-326-0005.
The Hugo Youth Advisory Board presents their First EVER Boys All-Star Day Out. They will be working on drill and scrimmages in basketball while learning life lessons. there will be Free Hot Dogs provided. It will be held Thursday, September 3rd from 5 to 8pm at Cora Lee Park in Hugo. For more info contacrt Connor Wilson at 580-743-3081.
Valliant, Oklahoma will be holding their Valliant City Wide Yard Sales this Friday and Saturday September 4th and 5th from 8am to 3pm. They do it twice a year so do not miss this weekends sales. For more information call the Valliant Chamber of Commerce at 580-933-5050.
Paris Teen League Baseball is hosting a fall league which will consist of double-headers on Saturday's from September 12th to October 31st. For more information email.....k dale email@example.com.
The Valliant House will be hosting a Color Run and Recovery Fair on Saturday, September 19th at the Valliant City Park. Registration will be at 7am with the Fun Run at 8am and the Recovery Fair at 9am. For more information you can call 580-933-7031.
The 4th annual "Rides For A Reason" benifitting Dylan's Drivers will be held Saturday, September 19th at the Love Civic Center in Paris. The day begins with a 5K Run/Walk at 8am. Then at 9am it's the Dylan Ballard Memorial Motorcycle Ride. Also taking place will be a dunking booth, classic car show, Motorcycle Poker Run, a Silent Auction and Softball Tournament. For more information or to enter the events go to www.dylansdrivers.org.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to kick it off, Join "Light It Pink Paris" on Thursday, October 1st as they light the Paris Eiffel Tower PINK !! Be at the Love Civic Center in Paris from 5pm to 7:30pm. It benefits the Bridge Breast Network which provides diagnostic and treatment services to underinsured and uninsured women in N.E. Texas. For details or to get involved visit them on Facebook at: Light It Pink Paris or call 903-609-5585.
The Speer Volunteer Fire Department is raising money for their Fire Department by selling chances on half of a hog processed. The drawing will be held on October 4th. $5.00 a chance or 5 for $20.00. You do not have to be present to win. For more information contact Debbie Mack at 580-743-3684.
Be sure to attend the 4th annual Jenny Burton-Rushin Memorial BBQ Cookoff on Saturday, October 10th at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in the building that is just North of the Coliseum and it begins at 10am. Adult tickets are $12.00, Age 6-12 is $8.00 and kids age 5 and younger is free. There will also be a raffle to win great prizes like Oil Changes, an Open Top Grill, Brute Cooler and a Fire Pit. Proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters in Paris and the Red River Valley Fair Association. Want to enter your BBQ Cookoff team? For more information call Shawn Warner at 903-249-2480.
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 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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