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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 US AT 580-326-2623 or in Paris, Texas 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 K95.5 580-326-2555.
"Riding For A Miracle" for Keith Phinney will be holding a Benefit Dinner on Saturday, June 23rd at 5pm. Come and enjoy Hamburgers, Hot Dogs & Hot Links plus a Live Auction beginning at 6pm and it will be held at the Brookston Volunteer Fire Department. For more information contact Gwen Patterson at 903-715-2093.
Shoals Baptist Church would like to invite children Pre-K through 6th Grade to attend Vacation Bible School beginning on Sunday, June 24th through Wednesday, june 27th from 6:30-9pm. Registration will be held Saturday, June 23rd from 2-4pm with FREE Hot Dogs and a Bounce House with Water Slide. Shoals is located at the corner of Fallen Road and Highway 109, Hugo. for more information please call Yvonne at 580-372-0043.
The Red River Junior Golf's next tournament will be held Monday, June 25th at Pine Ridge in Paris. Tee-Off time is 9am. This is for kids age 7 and up. For more information on entry fee and more please call Jan Hunter at 580-574-6158 or Jim Schutt at 580-775-2356. ( July 2nd at Clarksville Country Club = July 9th Bermuda Creek, Hugo - Championship Tournament on July 16th at the Paris Country Club)
Kids, Do Not Miss the Choctaw County Library's :Summer Reading Program". On Tuesday, June 26th at 10am...Mad Science returns. Learn how music is made through science as Libraries ROCK!! For more information call the Choctaw County Library at 580-326-5591.
The 4th Annual Choctaw Small Business Academy will be held Wednesday and Thursday June 27th and 28th at the Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant. Choctaw Tribal Members rate is $49 and Non-Choctaw Tribal Members rate is $99. This two day motivational business event brings Business Owners from around the country together to engage and receive valuable insight on how to grow your business. For more information contact Jonathan Callaway at 580-740-2491.
Want some good down home entertainment? Then don't miss, "Pickin' On The Porch" at the Wildlife Heritage Center Museum in Antlers starting at 6pm. The next one will be Friday, June 29th. Every two weeks one will be held through the summer. (July 13th, 27th, August 10th and 24th) For more information contact Donna at 580-743-3381.
The Eagle Riders #3864 of Paris will be holding a Lunch Benefit on Saturday, June 30th beginning at 12-Noon. Two Hot Links and Chips or Burger and Chips for just $5.00. All the proceeds go to the Lamar County Adopt-A-Cop and Lamar County Humane Society. The Eagle Riders are also raffling off a 2004 Heritage Soft Tail Harley for $20.00 a ticket with the drawing on August 15th. For more information you can call 903-732-3344.
Don't miss "Family Rodeo Night" at the Wright City Rodeo Grounds on Wednesday, July 4th from 5-10pm. Bring your family for all the fun. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.
The Fort Towson Historic Site will be holding a Basket Workshop on Saturday, July 14th at 9am. Pre-Registration is required. $45.00 per person. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the Fort. All supplies will be included to make your own double walled Cherokee style basket. A Pot Luck Lunch will be provided. To register please call Linda Lou at 580-982-8632.
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.
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
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