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18-year-old killed after being hit by utility vehicle

GRANT, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities are investigating an accident that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Oklahoma man. Around 3:25 a.m. on June 19, emergency crews were called to an accident along County Road 2150, just east of Grant, Oklahoma in Choctaw County. According to an accident report, a 2021...
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Oklahoma Army National Guard recruit dies after falling off ATV while off duty

GRANT, Okla. — An Oklahoma Army National Guard recruit died after falling off an ATV while off duty over the weekend in Choctaw County. Private Kollin Edge was riding on the back of an ATV when he fell off early Saturday morning near the southeastern Oklahoma city of Grant. The driver turned around to find him and hit him with the ATV, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials.
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Ambulance authority passes checkup by state auditor, health inspector

Choctaw County Ambulance Authority board met June 10 and discussed a number of agenda items, many pertaining to a recent review of the district’s policies and procedures by a state auditor and health inspector. Director Randy Springfield noted the routine review went well, saying “There were no reportable findings on our audit.” He also pointed out the health department is a licensing agent for…
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Weather Update

This is a pretty crazy forecast as we are in for some major up and downs on the temperatures. After starting the week out cool with highs only near 70 Monday, a rapid warming trend will take us to the 90s from Wednesday to Thursday. Another cold front will bring thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday and possibly into Sunday. Monday was the first full day of summer in Choctaw County and what an…
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18-Year-Old Killed In Choctaw County Collision

An 18-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning in a Choctaw County collision. Officials said 18-year-old Payton Mitchell was driving on County Road 2150 near Grant, Oklahoma, with 18-year-old Kollin Edge riding on the back of the utility vehicle. OHP said that Edge fell off, and when Mitchell went back...
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Man struck by ATV, killed in Choctaw County

GRANT, Oklahoma (KXII) - A man is dead after he fell off the back of an ATV, and was struck in Choctaw County. Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say it happened at around 3:30 Saturday, on CR 2150 about one mile east of Grant. They say an 18-year-old was driving an...
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Two fatal crashes across Texoma

(KTEN) -- There were two deadly crashes in southern Oklahoma over a 12-hour span. Early Saturday morning, two 18-year-olds were aboard an all-terrain vehicle on County Road 2150 in Choctaw County. The passenger, identified as Kollin Edge of Soper, fell from the ATV. State troopers investigating the incident said when...
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HISTORIC COURTHOUSE CRUMBLING. The century-old Choctaw County Courthouse is literally cracking and crumbling its way into history. An interior part of the structure collapsed in the deputies’ office on the first floor last Monday morning. No one was reported injured. The cause of the collapse was not immediately known, but Interim Undersheriff Ron Miller and Emergency Management Coordinator Pat…
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Building on Success!

The 2021 Hugo Rodeo and Homecoming are now in the history books, and by all reports, they were both big successes. Many times we have talked about how people with vision can change and improve the quality of life for generations who follow. Such is the case with the vision that foresaw how an all-weather rodeo facility would impact Hugo and Choctaw County into the future. The thunder, lightning…
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Choctaw Nation Community Partner Fund awards more than $65,000 to the cities of Hugo, Boswell and Choctaw County

HUGO –– Last month the Choctaw Nation awarded the city of Hugo $29,300, Boswell $11,900 and Choctaw County $24,700 from the Choctaw Community Partner Fund to continue to help strengthen and develop the local area. The Choctaw Community Partner Fund contribution continues quarterly to cities and counties that host nongaming businesses throughout the Nation’s territories. The expectation is for…
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Federal court indictments from Choctaw County

MUSKOGEE –– The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced the federal grand jury sitting in Muskogee completed its May session last week and returned 82 felony indictments. Seventy-six indictments were publicly filed and six remain sealed pending arrest of the charged defendants. All but one of the unsealed charges involve crimes arising out of Indian Country…
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Sandra Dee Herbert McClain

Sandra Dee Herbert McClain passed from this life on May 14, 2021 in Antlers, Okla. She was born to Melvin James Herbert and Deborah Ethel Draper on Sept. 25, 1965 in Eunice, La. Sandra was a resident of Choctaw County for 40 years, before making the move to Antlers one and a half years ago. She loved the outdoors, and spent any time she could camping and fishing at the lake. Sandra was a…
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF HUGO held a special luncheon last week, honoring first responders in the community. Those participating included: Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department, Hugo Police Department, Hugo Fire Department and Choctaw County Ambulance Authority. Pictured are the volunteers.
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Choctaw County Man Murdered In North Carolina Bar

Authorities arrested a suspect for the murder of a Choctaw County man at a North Carolina bar. Beaufort County Deputies responded to the bar and found 51-year-old Tracy Herman of Soper, Oklahoma, unresponsive. A woman at the bar and first responder attempted to revive Herman, but he died at the scene. Investigators say 30-year-old Mark Clark Campbell III punched Herman in the head and knocked him unconscious. Campbell then struck Herman several more times and fled the scene.
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Choctaw Nation sending inmates to Choctaw Co. jail

HUGO, Okla. (KXII) - The Choctaw Nation is now sending inmates to the Choctaw County jail. The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office has worked with Choctaw tribal police for years. Friday they took in about a dozen of their inmates in what Sheriff Terry Park says is huge for the county.
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Choctaw County takes in federal inmates

HUGO, Okla. (KTEN) -- The Choctaw Nation brought inmates to the Choctaw County Jail Friday. The eastside dorm at the jail has been empty for five years. Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park said they are prepared to house up to 60 inmates as a result of the McGirt ruling, which shifts jurisdiction for some cases from the State of Oklahoma to tribal or federal authorities.