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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.

Hugo Youth Soccer Sign-up for the 2023 Season...The LAST chance to sign up is this Saturday, February 4th from 10am to 1pm each day at the Hugo Elementary Gym. Be sure to bring a copy of the childs birth certificate. This is for kids age 3 to 15. The cost is $30.00 per child.

The Barber Hills Hard Labor Bicycle Race will take place Saturday, February 4th and Sunday February 5th. It is the Texas XC Mountain Bike State Championship Series at Pat Mayse Lake - Loop C. Saturday the race course will be open all day for pre-riding. Free Kids Kup signup on Saturday and at 12:00pm it's the clinic and the race at 3 pm. For info and starting times visit....www.tmbra.org or call 903-517-2223.  Sunday morning number plate handout and last-minute registration will start at 6:30am thru 30 minutes till the race starts. Admission is Free for all spectators.

The Sawyer Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their Chili Supper and Bingo event on Monday, February 6th at the Sawyer Senior Citizens Center. Don't miss all the fun from 4-9pm. $6.00 per person for the Chili Supper. Proceeds will go towards the Sawyer Volunteer Fire Department.

The Oklahoma Works office in Durant is hosting a job fair in partnership with Big Five Community Services on February 6th from 9AM to 3PM. Positions being recruited for include SORTS drivers, Headstart Family Advocates, Cooks, teacher’s aides and more. Big Five staff will be on site ready to interview candidates. Job fair will be held at the Oklahoma Works office, located at 4209 W Highway 70 in Durant.

The 22nd Annual Sweetheart Soiree will be held Saturday February 11th at the Love Civic Center in Paris. Doors open at 6pm; Dinner at 6:30pm, Live Auction is at 8pm with the Silent Auction closing at 10pm. The event will go to 11pm. The Sweetheart Soiree is a gala event featuring dinner and dancing with Entertainment by Mix Society. All proceeds go to support The Children's Advocacy Center of Paris whose mission is to promote hope, healing, and justice to child victims of crime in Lamar and Red River counties. For more information visit their web site at.....CACParis.org.

The Fort Towson Historic Site located just North of Highway 70 near Fort Towson offers something for everyone in February. On February 11th join the Fort Towson Historic Site for the Sewing Circle. It is free to the public. You can bring your own modern or historic project or you can purchase a kit from the site's gift shop. Then on Saturday, February 18th it's Kids Make History and on Saturday, February 25th it's a Hand's On-Historic Skills. For more information contact the Fort Towson Historic Site at 580-873-2634 or their web site at.....ftTowson@history.ok.gov.

Join the Sam Bell Maxey House on Saturday, February 11th from 10:00 am or 2:00 pm to make your very own Victorian-Style Valentine AND tour the Maxey House! The workshop is FREE. While you are there, stop and view the historic Valentine's letters that belong to the Maxey Family! Make sure to check out the gift shop for some cool new items and maybe a gift for your special someone. The Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site is located at 812 South Church Street in Paris. For more information contact Elana Barton at 903-647-6553.

Golden Care Home Health is offering FREE telegram deliveries which includes a balloon and personalized message. Please...private message or call their office with your loved one's.....Name, Address, Phone Number and your Valentine's Wishes by Wednesday, February 8th. The first 170 seniors will be delivered on Valentine's Day February 14th. For more information, please call the Golden Care Home Health at 903-737-6690.

The Antlers VFW Post 3658 is sponsoring the Antlers Gun Show on Saturday, March 18th from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, March 19th from 9am to 4pm at the Antlers Fairgrounds in the Antlers Fair Barn. Admission is $7.00. Children age 12 and younger are FREE. Admission for Military, NRA Members, Uniformed Law Enforcement is $1.00 off admission. Selling or trading don't miss the Antlers Gun Show.


The Paris Elks Lodge at 2110 36th Street NE hosts a Veterans & First Responders Breakfast on the THIRD Saturday of every month from 7am to 11am. It is FREE for Military Veterans that have kept this Country safe and to our First Responders who keep our community safe. For more information contact David Poole at 903-517-7640.

The Lamar County Health Distric in Paris has a Covid Center located at 1128 Clarksville Street. They are set up so you can receive a FREE Covid Test. They are by appointment only. It is the nose swab 15-minute rapid Antigen Test. They also have available the Moderna and Phizer Vaccines Available. First and Second Dose and Booster. The center is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. They are closed for lunch from 12 to 1. For more information you can call them at 903-715-0042.

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.

Having a baby is exciting......and stressful. In Oklahoma contact Lift Healthy Start. They are here to support you and your family. You work with a care coordinator who can help you find community programs and services that are just right for you. Together you and your care coordinator will set goals and develop a "Plan Of Care". For more information contact the Lift Healthy Start at 580-298-2921 in Antlers.

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 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. 

Veteran's, during a medical emergency you should immediately seek care at the nearest medical facility. If you believe your life or health is in danger then call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department right away. Promptly notify the VA after receiving emergency care at a community emergency department. Notification should be made within 72 hours of admission to a community medical facility. This allows the VA to assist the Veteran in coordinating necessary care or transfer. It helps to ensure that the administration and clinical requirments for VA to pay for the care is met. For more information the Veteran or Caregiver should call 1-844-724-7842 or email VHAEmergencyNotification@va.gov

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 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. The VFW Post 3658 is located at the intersection of High Street and Clark Street in Antlers. It's for the whole family, all ages, so come and enjoy. For more information call Bob Kinsler @ 580-271-0897.

A "Picking On The Porch" style Jam Session is held every Friday Night at the VFW Post 3658 in Antlers. If you play an instument, then bring it and jam. Every Friday Night from 6-10pm and all ages are invited. The Antlers VFW Post is located at the intersection of Clark and High Streets in Antlers.




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