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NOTICE: Due to restrictions on events and gatherings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, our station recommends that you consult with event organizers before attending any event listed on this page. Our station is not responsible for events that are cancelled or postponed, but still listed here.
The 53rd Annual Lamar County Livestock Show and Sale will be held Friday, April 16th at the Lamar County Fairgrounds in Paris inside the Coliseum. The Livestock Show & Sale will begin at 6:30pm. 4H Clubs and FFA kids from Paris High, North Lamar, Prairiland and the Chisum School Districs will be showing and selling their animals. For more information contact Phyllis Brumley at 903-784-7984.
How would you like to take a Carriage Ride through downtown Paris plus get some great photos of you with a Clydesdale Horse? You can. Express Clydesdales in Paris will be offering Carriage Rides and Photo Ops on Saturday, April 17th from 10am to 2pm in the Lamar County Courthouse North Parking Lot. A limited amount of tickets are available to get yours befroe they are gone. Tickets are available April 5th through April 9th by calling 903-249-2082. Money will benefit the "Keep Paris Beautiful Campaign".
The Hugo City Wide Spring Clean-Up is set for Friday and Saturday April 16th and 17th. All items can be taken to the landfill on South 8th Street across the bypass. No hazardous waste is allowed such as paint, batteries, tires, etc. You also must have a copy of your CURRENT Hugo City Water Bill. Curb side pickup is available for the elderly and handicapped by calling 580-326-2344 before Thursday, April 15th at 12-Noon.
Trash-Off 2021 is coming!! The Great American Cleanup will be Saturday, April 17th. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is asking you to register for the 2021 Great American Clean Up on the web site... KeepOklahomaBeautiful.com Registered groups are eligible for FREE samples, awards and more.
The Chicota Community Center will be hosting a "Arts, Crafts and More Show" Saturday, April 17th from 10am to 3pm plus they will also have a Hamburger Fundraiser going on too. The Chicota Community Center is located at 138 County Road 35-850 Chicota, Texas. It's shopping, visiting and lunch!!!
The Rattan Community Yard Sale is this Saturday, April 17th from 6:30am to 5pm. It is going to be held at the Rock Creek RV Park which is 1/4 mile South of Rattan on Highway 93. Just follow the signs. Be sure to bring a table to set your items on. Electric will be available if needed for power tests. For more information contact Shawn Hudson at 580-372-3929.
The Tri-Lakes Bass Club will be hosting their 28th Annual Valdez Benefit Fishing Tournament. It will be Sunday, April 25th from 7am to 3pm at Broken Bow Lake at the East Ramp on Carson Creek Road. Entry fee is $25.00 per person. 3 persons max per boat. Cash Payout for First through Third. Additional prizes will be given out till gone. 50-persent payout for the benefit and 50-percent payout to the tournament. Entry fees will be taken at the boat ramp starting at 5:30am on the day of the tournament. For more information call Jerry at 580-306-8149.
Do not miss the "Building a Healthier Community Health Fair" on Friday, April 30th. It will be held from 9am to 1pm at the Pavilion next to the Love Civic Center on Collegiate Avenue in Paris.
The Oklahoma Lions Mobile Health Screening Unit is coming to Hugo on Monday, May 3rd from 9am to 4pm. It will be located in the Kiamichi Technology Center's Parking Lot, 107 South 15th Street at the corner of 15th and Jackson. No appointments necessary as it's on a first come first served. Some of the screenings that will be provided include: Glaucoma, Cholesterol Check, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Bone Density, Lung Function, Body Mass and more. And it is all FREE courtsey of the Hugo Lions Club.
Attention Runners and Walkers......The Live United 5K is coming up Saturday, May 8th at the Trail de Paris in Paris. Pre-Register for $25.00 before May 8th and it's $30.00 the day of the event. Registeration is $10.00 for Students. Those registered in the Kids Marathon run for FREE. You can register at Event Brite or at the United Way Office at 2340 Lamar Avenue in Paris. You can also visit the United Way web site at: LamarCountyUW.org. For more information you can call the United Way in Paris at 903-784-6642.
Friday and Saturday May 14th and 15th from 7:30 to 10pm don't miss the Cemetery Walking Tour in Fort Towson. The cemetery tour will highlight various people from the 1840's to current day that have contributed to the area. This includes Doaksville. The tour lasts about and hour and you will walk close to a half mile. Students age 6 to 12 and Senior Citizens is just $5.00 and students 13 and older and adults is $8.00. For more information contact the Fort Towson Historical Site and Museum at 580-873-2634.
The Hugo Iris Garden Club presents their "Plant & Treasure Sale". It will be held Saturday, May 22nd from 9am to 4pm at the Gazebo at Lions Park on Jackson Street in Hugo. They will have available...Flowers, Bulbs, Trees, Seeds, Roses and all kinds of miscellaneous merchandise. Come and support the only fundraiser of the Hugo Iris Garden Club.
If you are a Military Veteran that is in need of.....A Job, Housing, Temporary Financial Services, Health Care Services, Daily Living Services, Personal Finance Planning, Transportation, Legal Services, Child Care or anything else, please contact the Supportive Services for Veteran Families in Hugo at 918-448-6552. (McAlester 918-421-3591)
The Oklahoma State Department of Education would like to inform parents about about Oklahoma Child Find. All children with disabilities residing in Oklahoma, whether attending public or private schools, should be identified, allocated and evaluated. They require that Child Find apply to all children who are suspected of having a disability and in need of special education and related services. The Hugo Public School wnats everyone in their district aware of this service that is provided to children with disabilities FREE of charge. For more information about Child Find contact Rena Dalke at the Hugo Public Schools at 580-372-9029. Make sure our children get the education they deserve.
If you’ve cleaned out your closet or have left over garage sales merchandise please take to the House Of Hope located at 135 West Division Street in Blossom, Texas. House Of Hope donates clothing and household items for Women, Men and Children free to anyone needing assistance. You can drop off your donations Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between 10 and 2pm. For more information about House of Hope call 903-982-5816.
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.
The First Christian Church at 780 20th Street N.E. in Paris holds a FREE breakfast for First Responders in the Paris Area the First Saturday of every month from 8:15-9:30am. Come for good food like eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and more. For more information call the First Christian Church at 903-785-5516.
The Pushmataha County Narcotics Anonymous No Name Group meet at the Pushmataha Hospital at 510 East Main Street in Antlers on Tuesday and Thursday's at 7pm and on Saturday and Sunday's at 6pm. Please park in the gravel lot off of S.E. "E" Street. The meeting room is located by the Emergency Waiting Room. For more information call 1-888-851-1246. You can also visit their web site at: RedRiverNA.org.
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.
Little Dixie Community Action Agency has offices in Hugo, Antlers and Idabel. They are open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm. They offer Small Business Loans, Credit Builder Loans and Home Loans on existing homes. For more information call 580-326-5165 and ask for the loan officer Shiena Austin or the credit counselor Ruby Gann.
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 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.