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DEPUTIES: Bennington schools on lockout due to missing man in area  KETV Omaha

Bennington schools are on lockout due to a situation in the area, according to Douglas County officials.

Man critically wounded in Bryan County stabbing  KTEN

BENNINGTON, Okla. -- A man is in critical condition after being stabbed Tuesday at a residence in this Bryan County community 20 miles east of Durant.

School closings for Thursday, January 3  KTEN

Here is the list of Texoma schools that will be closed on Thursday, January 3 as a result of winter weather conditions.

Flu outbreak closing some Oklahoma schools  KTEN

Classes at Atoka Public Schools will be canceled Tuesday and Wednesday.

Bill would make teacher strikes illegal in Oklahoma  KTEN

House Bill 2214 was introduced by Rep. Todd Russ (R-District 55), whose wife is a public school teacher.

Former Antlers coach Kenny Speer to take over at Harrah  KTEN

Kenny Speer confirmed with KTEN Sports on Monday night that he is taking the job at Harrah High School.

Mystery lingers after crash that killed Konawa student  KTEN

BOWLEGS, Okla. -- A mystery lingers following a fiery school bus crash Friday night that left a student athlete on the bus and two people in a sport utility vehicle ...

Shooting in Pontotoc County leaves one person dead  KTEN

The sheriff's office named the suspect as Zachary Perkins, 20.

Officials ID teens who died in Tishomingo creek  KTEN

Johnston County Emergency Management said the remains were found along Pennington Creek around the original search area.

Beasley hired as new Antlers football coach  KTEN

The Antlers Bearcats have found their new head football coach.

Hugo man held for fatal stabbing  KTEN

Gregory Gamblin II is suspected in Monday's stabbing death of Jeremy Barnett.

Countdown to beer law changes in Oklahoma  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- Less than two months from now, Oklahomans will be seeing some big changes to the state's liquor laws. Currently, grocery stores and ...

Freight train derails in Bryan County  KTEN

Workers were assessing damage Tuesday morning after a freight train derailed just west of Bokchito.

Three trucks collide in Durant; one dead  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- Traffic was flowing again Tuesday evening, more than 14 hours after three 18-wheelers were involved in a fatal accident at the intersection of ...

Durant youth baseball official arrested for embezzlement  KTEN

Justin Alberda is the commissioner of the board for the Durant OK Kids Baseball league.

Former Tishomingo teacher guilty of lewd acts  KTEN

Shelley Jo Duncan had been charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old student in 2016.

Achille mayor arrested after break-in  KTEN

Achille Mayor David Northcutt was arrested Monday morning after police say he broke into a Calera residence.

Homicide suspected after man's body found in Ada  KTEN

A call from a concerned relative led Pontotoc County deputies to a man's body on Monday evening.

Sulphur deaf school closes after threats  KTEN

The Oklahoma School for the Deaf said the threats demanded that an employee be fired within 48 hours.

Ardmore Looks For First State Title Since 1992  KTEN

The Ardmore Tigers have a rich football tradition, but it has been a long time since they brought home that gold ball.

Ada officer on leave after domestic violence accusations  KTEN

The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office said Chasity Musser reported a series of physical assaults by Roy Allen Musser.

Truck driver killed in Garvin County crash  KTEN

GARVIN COUNTY, Okla. -- A Texas truck driver was killed Monday morning in a fiery crash involving two 18-wheelers on Interstate 35 near Wynnewood.

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

Carter County firefighters ask voters to OK sales tax proposition  KTEN

LONE GROVE, Okla. -- Fire departments around Carter County hope a 1/8 cent sales tax proposition will pass Tuesday so that they can help their communities.

Durant police: Gang member admits to shooting  KTEN

Durant police said one person was shot, a woman feeding an infant was nearly hit, and a third person was wounded in a scuffle with a gunman late Thursday ...

Three years later, mystery of missing Oklahoma woman endures  KTEN

Peggy McGuire of Stidham was last seen taking her child to school in Canadian on November 16, 2015.

Ex-Tishomingo teacher sentenced for lewd acts  KTEN

Shelley Jo Duncan, 50, had been convicted of having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old student.

Durant misses out on $500K reality show grant  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- The votes are in. The Small Business Revolution reality TV show will be awarding a $500,000 Main Street makeover grant to Searcy, ...

UNL student works in politics to pursue dreams of ending human trafficking  Daily Nebraskan

For as long as she can remember, University of Nebraska-Lincoln freshman international business and political science major Hayden Richardson has been ...

Stitt beats Edmondson in Oklahoma governor's race  KTEN

Political newcomer Kevin Stitt has won the election for Oklahoma governor, continuing the Republican party's stronghold on the conservative state's government.

Alan G. Anderson  Tulsa World

Alan G. Anderson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and Owasso leader, died Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Tulsa. Alan G. Anderson was born on June 8, 1936, ...

Proposal to bring urgent care center to Pauls Valley  KTEN

The plan would help fill the void left after Garvin County's only hospital closed in October.

Oklahoma opens medical marijuana hotline  KTEN

Do you have questions about Oklahoma's new medical marijuana law? There's now a number you can call for answers.

Heavy rain saturates much of Texoma  KTEN

Heavy rain continued to fall across much of Texoma on Saturday, adding to precipitation totals that led to the shutdown of roads and highways.

Two fishermen drown in McCurtain County  KTEN

McCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. -- Two Idabel men died after their fishing boat was swamped Sunday afternoon on a private lake in the Goodwater community.

Bonham student drowns in Collin County quarry  KTEN

Melissa police said Xzavion Epps struggled after leaping into a water-filled gravel pit on Sunday evening.

Medical marijuana vote spawns Durant shops  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- Not even 48 hours after State Question 788 passed, two cannabis stores are setting up shop in Durant. One shop opening this weekend on ...

Durant Council OKs medical marijuana ordinance  KTEN

City Planner Matt Nahrstedt said most of the additional regulations include zoning requirements.

Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Compare suspension rates of student by race in every Oklahoma school district.

Silver Alert issued for Pottawatomie County senior  KTEN

Wesley Stillsmoking was last seen early Saturday, headed for Tulsa to visit his wife at a rehabilitation center.

Wapanucka man facing child sex charges  KTEN

The Johnston County Sheriff's Department said Jose Arturo Carrion, 20, was arrested on November 6.

WinStar storm victims released from hospital  KTEN

THACKERVILLE, Okla. -- WinStar Wold Casino said Sunday that 14 visitors and employees who were injured Saturday evening when a storm caused a ...

Shopping center breaks ground in Ardmore  KTEN

Market Street at Ardmore will be the city's fourth major retail center.

Suspect sought in Albion homicide case  KTEN

Sheriff B.J. Hedgecock said 34-year-old Richard Daryl Medlock was found dead early Tuesday at a residence on East County Road 1620 in Albion.

Replica of Vietnam memorial will visit Durant  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- Vietnam veterans are honored and respected for their sacrifices. More than 58,000 *service* members lost their lives in the Southeast Asia ...

Oklahoma astronaut corn maze photographed from space  KTEN

HYDRO, Okla. (AP) -- It's apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space -- and has ...

Suspect sought in Hugo shooting incident  KTEN

The Choctaw County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert for Tarsey King after gunfire in Hugo.

Atoka shooting suspect charged with attempted murder  KTEN

ATOKA, Okla. -- The man arrested after a clerk was shot and wounded at an Atoka convenience store on Monday has been charged with attempted murder.

Fuller accounts of student speeches at Omaha-area graduations  Omaha World-Herald

Emily Tetschner. Bennington. On the class of 2015's first day of kindergarten Twitter did not exist, flip phones were cool, and milk still came in cartons instead of ...

Springer RV park to offer drive-in movies  KTEN

The Cool Breeze RV Cinema and Resort opened its doors in May. The trailer park is already set up, and a drive-in cinema is on its way.

Supreme Court could impact Texoma murder case  KTEN

The Pontotoc County District Attorney is hoping that a U.S. Supreme Court case on tribal jurisdiction will not affect a death penalty case in Ada.

Tishomingo diner owner arrested in child sex sting  KTEN

TISHOMINGO, Okla. -- A Texoma businessman is behind bars facing a charge of lewd acts with a child. Samuel Ritchie was busted in what investigators said ...

Ardmore entrepreneur claims medical marijuana first  KTEN

"Being able to step in as the first dispensary and educate people with marijuana, to me, is super important," said Todd Larkin.

Arrest in 2014 Ardmore murder case  KTEN

More than four years after Ella Loftis was shot and killed while sitting on her front porch, police have a suspect in custody.

Cattle rustlers making a comeback in Oklahoma  KTEN

ADA, Okla. -- One of the oldest Wild West crimes — cattle rustling — is making a comeback in Oklahoma. Just ask rancher Jet McCoy. "We started coming up ...

Kingston Hires Tommy Bare As Head Football Coach  KTEN

The Kingston Redskins have hired Tommy Bare as their new head football coach.

Ada man arrested on rape, kidnapping charges  KTEN

ADA, Okla. -- A woman's whispered plea for help led to the arrest of a man who had allegedly been holding her against her will for several days, Ada police said ...

Roosevelt Bridge reopens after truck recovery  KTEN

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. -- The Roosevelt Memorial Bridge over Lake Texoma was reopened to regular traffic early Wednesday morning after a grueling effort to ...

Man with shovel arrested during Ardmore domestic dispute  KTEN

Investigators said Anthony Barnes broke into a house Friday morning and forcefully dragged his estranged wife outside.

Roosevelt Bridge reopens; recovery effort postponed  KTEN

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. -- Lake Texoma and rescue crews have made the decision to postpone their recovery of a paint truck and its driver in the wake of a fiery ...

Search continues for missing Hughes County senior  KTEN

A Silver Alert has been issued for 70-year-old Clinton Thomas, who went missing from his home in Dustin, Oklahoma.

Atoka County prison escapee nabbed in Johnston County  KTEN

Freedom was fleeting for a convicted burglar and sex offender who escaped from a state prison north of Stringtown early Wednesday.

Luke Perry, heartthrob on '90210,' dies at 52 after stroke  KTEN

His publicist said Monday that Luke Perry of "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Riverdale" fame died after suffering a stroke last week.

Juvenile drowns at Turner Falls Park  KTEN

They say the drowning happened at the pool at the base of the falls, where a 17-year-old swimmer went underneath the water and never resurfaced.

Officials identify victims of Roosevelt Bridge crash  KTEN

The information was released more than two weeks after a fiery crash that forced the shutdown of Roosevelt Memorial Bridge over Lake Texoma.

Back-to-back quakes shatter roads and windows in Alaska  KTEN

By RACHEL D'ORO and DAN JOLING Associated Press. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 rocked buildings and ...

Driver killed in wreck near Ada  KTEN

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety said 36-year-old John Provence was headed west on County Road 1600 when the Chevrolet pickup ran off the ...

Woman killed, two children hurt in Pushmataha County crash  KTEN

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Okla. -- A woman was killed and two children were injured when their car went out of control near the town of Snow on Tuesday ...

Pauls Valley doctor faces additional charges  KTEN

Dr. William Wright, 57, was arrested in March after an investigation found he was illegally getting prescription drugs for himself.

Agents wounded, suspect dead, fire burns in Talihina  KTEN

Fires burned at least two historic buildings in this Le Flore County town after a drug raid ended in gunfire Friday morning.

Free medical, dental care in Durant on Saturday  KTEN

"It's free medical care for anybody. No income questions asked, no immigration status questions asked," said SOSU President Sean Burrage.

Texoma schools closing due to flu outbreak  KTEN

A growing number of districts in the KTEN viewing area canceled classes starting Wednesday to keep the illness from spreading.

Grand reopening at Ardmore Family YMCA  KTEN

The Y's 1960s-era building has been completely remodeled.

Ardmore man dies in highway crash  KTEN

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said James Jessie III of Ardmore was killed when his sedan collided with an 18-wheeler in Springer early Friday morning.

Dickson High School Loses Two Students in Separate Crashes  KTEN

DICKSON, OKLAHOMA-- "It happened so fast I really didn't know what to do but I was the only person there on the scene, I had to stop, I had to call 911," a ...

One dead, two hurt in accident near Madill  KTEN

MADILL, Okla. -- One person was killed and two others were seriously hurt Wednesday in an accident on the outskirts of Madill. Troopers said a sedan crossed ...

Ardmore burning car death linked to OKC halfway house  KTEN

Justin Sullivan was found dead in a burning car on November 11, hours before the Oklahoma City halfway house he fled reported him missing.

Highway bridge damaged in fatal crash on I-35  KTEN

The impact knocked the Jacobs Road bridge about five feet off its base and killed the driver of an 18-wheeler.

Strangers in the Sky: The UFO question  KTEN

In the Pentagon's $600 billion annual budget, $22 million is spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program. It tracks unidentified flying objects.

Victims identified in fatal Ada highway crash  KTEN

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. -- Two people were killed Tuesday afternoon in a three-vehicle accident on State Highway 3W in front of the Oklahoma Department ...

Former teacher in court over inappropriate relationship  KTEN

TISHOMINGO, OK -- A former Johnston County teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old boy was back in court on Wednesday ...

Important information for DISH Network subscribers  KTEN

KTEN NBC, ABC Texoma and The Texoma CW have returned to the channel lineup of DISH Network customers. Happy New Year!

Body found in frozen pond near Ada  KTEN

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. -- The body of 20-year-old Colton Pennington was found in a frozen pond outside Ada on Monday. Authorities said Pennington had ...

Missing man found dead in Carter County  KTEN

Justin Ned, 26, had last been seen alive early in the pre-dawn hours of January 1.

Wynnewood officer accused of child sex assault  KTEN

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. -- Wynnewood police reserve officer Brandon Cross has been freed on bond after being accused of sexually abusing the daughter of his ...

Bryan County man killed in motorcycle crash  KTEN

BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said 46-year-old Robert Andrews II was driving on Highway 91 west of Colbert early Saturday morning.

Pauls Valley police probe truck stop death  KTEN

Assistant Chief Derrick Jolly said the death was being investigated as a homicide even though no foul play is suspected.

Sheriff: Pauls Valley doctor arrested with stolen drugs  KTEN

PAULS VALLEY, Okla. -- A Pauls Valley physician was arrested Monday after authorities said they found him with stolen prescription drugs, the Garvin County ...

Trial set for ex-Tishomingo teacher charged with lewd acts  KTEN

TISHOMINGO, Okla. -- A former Tishomingo teacher accused of an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old boy returned to court on Tuesday morning.

Pauls Valley teenager dies from injuries sustained in crash  KTEN

GARVIN COUNTY, OK -- A local teenager has died after a car crash in Garvin County.

Truck crashes into Blake Shelton's Lake Texoma home  KTEN

There's a truck sticking out of the front of my freakin' house!" country music star Blake Shelton told a national audience Friday morning.

This is Texoma: Junk Stars  KTEN

TISHOMINGO, Okla. -- Downtown Tishomingo is a hoppin' place nowadays with that new restaurant (Ole Red, if you haven't heard). But not far from Main Street, ...

Video shows Lindsay stabbing victim seeking help  KTEN

The video shows Colby Rushing staggering into the Lindsay police station after being stabbed in the back.

Serious accident slows traffic near Kingston  KTEN

KINGSTON, OK -- Kingston police said the driver of a black truck may have suffered some kind of medical condition which caused him to pass out and cross the ...

Mead woman saves neighbors after home explosion  KTEN

MEAD, Okla. -- Three people were injured Monday morning when a house exploded in this small community about seven miles west of Durant. The residence ...

Ardmore neighbor 'sad' after bodies found in burning car  KTEN

Police made the grim discovery early Saturday morning in the driveway of a home on Anderson Street.

Colbert Residents File Petition Asking Mayor and Two Council Members To Step Down  KTEN

COLBERT, OK -- Tensions remain high in the city of Colbert. This after the city's police chief was fired earlier this month. Several residents have now filed a ...

Police: Ardmore shooting victim may be robbery suspect  KTEN

Neighbors are on edge after gunshots rang through the Willowbrook apartment complex late Monday night.

Tishomingo Teacher Arrested for Lewd Acts with 14 Y/O - Phone Conversations Released  KTEN

TISHOMINGO, OK-- The wife of the superintendent of Tishomingo Schools has been arrested and accused of a crime against a student. Duncan was arrested by ...

Boswell murder suspect dead after chase in Atoka County  KTEN

Boswell was rocked Thursday by a crime case that involved a murder, a kidnapping, a police chase, and an officer-involved fatal shooting.

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