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Little Dixie Community Action Agency will be conducting Public Meetings on December 1st to discuss the Employment, Education, and Housing needs within our community. The first meeting will take place at 10:00am in Hugo at the HomeOwnership Center located at 500 E. Rosewood. The second meeting will take place at 6:00pm in Antlers at the Family Services Center located at 603 SW B Street. Please come out and take part of this important discussion and for a chance to win a $50 gift card. For more information, please contact Jennifer Goodman at (580) 326-3351.
The Antlers Church of the Nazarene would like to invite you and your family to their Drive-Thru Pageant..."The Greatest Story Ever Told". It will be held Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5th from 6-8pm and on Sunday, December 6th from 6-9pm. The pageant is free but donations are excepted. It's is located on Highway 3 and Pate Road. for more details call Elizabeth Bell at 580-271-1189.
Get ready for the Circus City Christmas Parade, Saturday, December 5th beginning at 2pm in downtown Hugo. Entries will lineup the day of the parade at the Boys & Girls Club Parking Lot by 1pm. Be sure to register for the parade at the Hugo Area Chamber at 200 South Broadway in Hugo by Friday, December 4th.
There is going to be a BBQ Dinner and Cake Auction to benefit Shelly Rentz sponsored by the Ft. Towson Masonic Lodge #303 on Saturday, December 5th at 4pm at the Sawyer Community Center in Sawyer. There will be live entertainment along with a cake auction at 6pm. Just $10.00 a plate. for more information contact Shelia at 580-326-9292.
The Kevin Hudgens Family Benefit will be held Sunday, December 6th from 1pm to 6pm at the Chisum High School. Burgers and Hot Dogs All Day!!! $10.00 for Adults as 12 and under eat free. Military personnel and public servents is $8.00. Kevin was lost to a terrible accident on October 6th and the proceeds go to his surviving wife and twin boys. there will also be a live and silent auction. Please be sure to attend.
The North Lamar Education Support Staff organization that raises money to give a deserving senior a scholarship each year will be holding their yearly auction on Monday, December 7th beginning at 5pm at Bailey Intermediate in the cafeteria. Items for sale include Christmas themed items that make great gifts and always some great handmade candy and food items. The public is invited to come out and join the fun placing bids on items that you like. There is a potluck meal served before the auction starts so get ready to have a great time.
Support Paris Junior College's annual fund and attend, "An Evening With Gary Morris" Concert on Saturday, December 12th at 7pm in the North Lamar High School Theatre. Tickets are $25.00 each and can be purchased at Tony's Tuxes in Paris or on the PJC Campus in the Administration Building at the President's Office or charge by phone at 903-782-0276. All proceeds benefit the 2015 PJC Annual Fund Campaign.
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.
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 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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