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If you love gospel music then do not miss the Southern Gospel Music Concerts at the Love Civic Center in Paris on Tuesday, August 23rd and Wednesday, August 24th. The Southern Gospel Music Association of Texas is putting this on. You will hear over 30 artists with special guests. Free admission but a love offering will be taken. For more information call 903-495-3954.
The Kevin Hudgens Memorial Ride will be held on Saturday, August 27th. The ride will be approximately 156 miles, and will outline Lamar County. The ride will Start and Finish at Paris Fire Station #4 (this is just west of the Civic Center on the corner of 24th St and Jefferson Rd.). Registration will start at 8:00 am and First bike out at 9:00 am. Last bike in at 4:00 pm. All registered riders will have an opportunity to earn Reward Points, which can be used to obtain prizes at the end of the ride. This will take place at 4:00 pm, and you must be present to win. The ride is $20.00 for single riders and $30.00 for doubles. For more information call Joe Misek 214-504-6688.
The Wright City Masonic Lodge #483 and the Valliant Masonic Lodge #301 are teaming up for the Kyle Wyatt Fundraiser on Saturday, August 27th at the Terry Hunt Building in Valliant. The fundraiser event will begin with dinner at 5pm. your choice of a BBQ Sandwhich or Spaghetti. Dinner is $8.00. The an auction will begin at 6pm. For more information please call Shonda at 580-212-3077.
Foster Care Information Night will be held on Monday, August 29 from 4:30-7:00 PM at the Hugo Public Library. This event is for anyone who would like information about fostering the many kids that are in foster care. There will be information packets and applications to start the foster care process. If you need more information then please call Krissika Whittaker at 580-317-2948.
On Thursday, September 8th the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce will host..."Speed Networking For Businesses". It will be held at the Heritage Hall at 1009 West Kaufman in Paris. This will be a fun, exciting and effective way to meet local professionals and grow your business through networking. Be sure to bring business cards and wear your company shirt. Please R.S.V.P. by September 1st by calling 903-784-2501.
The NorthEast Texas Travelers 30th Annual Rod Run will be held on Friday, September 2nd through Sunday, September 4th. The fun starts on the Square in Downtown Paris on September 2nd and then Saturday and Sunday September 3rd and 4th it will be at the Fairgrounds in Paris. You will see cars and trucks from 1975 and older. For more information call Bill Clarke at 903-785-3181.
The United Way of Lamar County will kick off its 2017 Annual Campaign on Saturday, September 10th at 8:00am at the Paris Rodeo Area, with their 6th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament. This down and dirty fun event features four to six player teams, many more spectators, and lots of opportunity to improve lives in our community! Sponsorships and team registrations for the Mud Volleyball Tournament are available now at www.LamarCountyUW.org, or by calling their office at 903-784-6642.
Saturday, September 17th is the date for...."Ride For A Reason" sponsored by Dylan's Drivers. This all-day event starts with a motorcycle Poker Run but also includes a Hamburger Cookoff, 5KRun/Walk, Softball Tournament, Kids Zone, Dunking Booth, Vendors inside the Love Civic Center and Car Show. Bring your beautiful old car and win the People's Choice Award. For more information call Paul Allen at 903-715-4516.
Get ready for the "Show-N-Shine Car Show & Craft Bazar" on Saturday September 24th in Antlers, Oklahoma from 8am till 5pm. It is presented by the Antlers Business Association. Trophies will be awarded to the Top 3 in each vehicle category. There will also be a "Burnout" with a $200.00 prize. Along with the Car Show don't miss the unique crafts, food, drinks, bounce house for the kids and much more. For car show registration or more info go to....antlers ba.com
Let's bring our community together....Tuesday, October 4th from 6-8pm come out for...."Texas Night Out" at the Love Civic Center Pavilion in Paris. Texas Night Out is an enjoyable way to increase neighborhood spirit, fire safety, improve police-community partnership and help keep our city safer. Come out for FREE hot dogs, chips and drinks. There will be Fire Trucks, Police Cars, Helicopter, Ambulance, Sparky the Dog, Giveaways and more!!!!Crime prevention is Everyone's business. Hope to see you there!!!!
The Choctaw Nation Head Start is currently accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year. Choctaw Nation Head Start provides educational, health and social services for eligible children and families including children with special needs. The program serves children who are 3 years of age and not age 5 by September 1, 2016. For more information call 580-847-2767.
If your children are between the ages of 5 and 14 and interested in wrestling, have them join the Bearcat Wrestling Club for both boys and girls. Practices are held at the Hoss Academy in Farris, OK. For more information call 918-430-5265.
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.
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 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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