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The 5th annal Jenny Burton Rushin Memorial BBQ Cookoff is coming up Saturday, October 1st at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in Paris. First through Third will be awarded in several catagories. You can come and eat some of the best BBQ....EVER!!!! Proceeds from the cookoff will benefit Dylans Drivers, Paris Police Department and Lamar County Sherriff's Office. Plus, you can purchase tickets to win: a Fire Pit from North Texas Fab, 40-Quart Yeti Hopper from Pools & More, Big Green Egg Charcoal Grill from NAPA Auto Parts and Oil Changes from James Hodge. Special thanks to: Paris Apothecary, Paris Chevrolet, Texar Credit Union, All-State Construction and First Federal Community Bank. Check them out on Facebook at Jenny Rushin BBQ.
The Second Annual Charlie Hensley 5K/FunRun Youth Fund Raiser will be held Saturday, October 1st at 8am at 1100 North Gabbart Road in Stringtown as the McGee Valley Baptist Church Youth will be hosting this event. It also includes a Silent Auction, Kids Dash, Turtle Race, Best Dressed Turtle, Kids Games, Vollyball Tournament. Car & Motorcycle Show. For more information call Frank Couch at 580-239-2367.
The Choctaw County Genealogy Society meet's the First Monday of the month at the Hugo Library at 6:30pm. They have a different program each month. The Next meeting will be held Monday, October 3rd. For more information please call 580-967-9863. (Nov.7, Dec.5)
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!!!!
Bethel Baptist Church near Clardy Texas presents “59 Minutes” a Judgement House production. This tour will take you from scene to scene and will ultimately cause you to ponder life beyond the grave. For free tickets and available tour times contact Bethel Baptist Church at 903-272-5145 to book your free tour. Appointments are available Wednesday October 5th and each Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of October. Find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Bethel-Baptist-Church.
Don't miss....."Project S.O.S. which stands for Save One Soul. It will be held October 6th through the 8th and will be held at the New Life Family Church in Garvin, OK located on the North side of Highway 70 in in Garvin. Services on Thursday and Friday will be at 7pm then on Saturday the Women's Conference will be at Noon with the Men's Conference at at 2pm and then services at 7pm for all. For more information please call 580-513-5674.
The Reno Parks & Trail Committee is hosting..."The Reno Haunted Trail" Friday and Saturday October 7th and 8th from 7-11pm. The journey will begin at the Reno City Hall in Reno, Texas. Admission is just $8.00 per person. For more information you can call 903-272-4214.
The Sixth Annual Oklahoma Native Women’s Conference will be held in Soper, OK. on October 7rd and 8th at the Soper Assembly of God Church at 431 Clay Street in Soper OK. Friday evening service will begin at 7:00 pm praying for the sick. This service is designated for all men and women desiring to be prayed for. Saturday morning will begin with coffee and donuts at 8:00 am and registration beginning at 8:30 am. Registration fee is $10 per person on or before September 15. After September 15 fee will increase to $15.00 per person. If you have questions, please feel free to call 580-775-6715.
The Fort Towson Historic Site will host a Blacksmith Demonstration on October 8th, 1 - 3 PM. come out and watch craftsmen create one of a kind items and explain the processes used to produce durable tools and beautiful decorations, before modern equipment. Don't miss the Second Saturday Demonstration at the Ft. Towson Historic Site on Saturday, October 8th.
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 Choctaw County Recreation Center is open EVERYDAY after school and ALL DAY on Friday's. The cost is $30.00 per month per child during the school year. It is $100.00 per month during the summer. During the school year they are open from after school till 6pm and from 8am to 5:30pm on Friday's. During the summer they are open Monday through Friday from 8am till 5:30pm. The Choctaw County Recreation Center is located at 1503 East Kirk Street in Hugo.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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