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“It felt like my skin was on fire,” Oklahoma officer recovering after being dragged 55 feet

ALTUS, Okla. – It was a terrifying moment for an Oklahoma police officer, and it was captured on his body worn camera.

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Altus police: 22-year-old man dies from injuries after being hit by car

On August 1, at around 11:15 p.m., police say 22-year-old Elijah Drury and 18-year-old Malika Nix, were riding separate bicycles and traveling eastbound in the 800 block of East Tamarack.


Oklahoma Air Force base preparing for active shooter training

ALTUS, Okla. – An Oklahoma Air Force base is training for one of the worst situations imaginable later this week.The 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base will be conducting active shooter response training at Rivers Elementary School on Tuesday, Aug. 14.Officials say base personnel, reside


Manhunt underway north of Electra

The search is going on north of Electra, in an area with lots of mesquite thickets, between Old Lake Road and Highway 25, south of Highway 240.


Letter: There's more to this manhunt in Electra

Upon receiving a call about a fugitive in the Punkin Center area, the Wichita County sheriff responded with several officers. A manhunt was conducted with many resources until about 4:45 p.m, then it was called off for the evening. The fugitive was still at large and believed to be in the area.


North Texas city addressing water supply issues; temporary repairs to line that feeds city

VERNON, Texas – Temporary repairs have been completed on a 24 inch main water line that feeds the City of Vernon with water from the well fields north of the city.“There are some permanent repairs that will need to be made in the future,” said City Manager Marty Mangum. “We anticipate that when thos


Vernon's Summer's Last Blast celebrates lost years of teenage car culture

“The event is dependent on the weather,” said event coordinator Terry Steele, a member of the Vernon Street Machines & Classics Association which puts Summer’s Last Blast on each year.


Wichita County sheriff addresses concerns about recent manhunt in Electra

James Dylan Bryant, 39, of Burkburnett, was arrested Friday and charged with evading arrest, burglary of a building and motor vehicle theft. He was in the Wichita County Jail as of Monday afternoon in lieu of a $17,500 bond.


Man caught after two day manhunt

He said they checked on him first, and the man told them he'd left that vehicle when he had a flat tire.Officers released him, but then later got a report the car was stolen overnight in Burkburnett.


$1,000 reward offered in series of arsons

“They started a few weeks ago in a couple of abandoned houses,” Johnson said of the fires. “Well, I say abandoned, they were empty. And both fires were suspicious in nature and we’re calling them arsons.”


Man charged with evading arrest, theft, burglary after 30 hour manhunt

James Dylan Bryant, 39, was booked just before 1 a.m. Saturday on charges of evading arrest, burglary of building and theft of motor vehicle.


I-30 Rest Areas Near Mt. Vernon Are Closed - Ksst Radio

PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today advised travelers on I-30 that both rest areas near Mt. Vernon, Texas, in Franklin County will be closed beginning Aug. 8.


NWTC's paint and collision repair program boasts new equipment

Installation and assembly of the PPG Envirobase Paint System took place in the Collision Repair program at Northwest Technology Center's Alva campus. The system is a waterborne paint system that is environmentally friendly and technologically advanced. Students will be using the system, which is bec


7 Oklahoma prison inmates injured in fight

Officials say the medium-security, 2,225-inmate prison was locked down Monday and that visitation was canceled while prison officials investigate the fight.


Channel concert | Port Aransas South Jetty

The Ken Morrow Band will be on stage at the Sunset Sounds concert on Friday, Aug. 10. The band from Medicine Park, Okla., will play original tunes in the genres of outlaw country, southern rock and gospel. The free concert starts at 7 p.m. at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park. Above


Sayre prison placed on lockdown due to inmate fight, officials say

The North Fork Correctional Center in Sayre, Oklahoma, has been placed on a lockdown Monday morning after a fight broke out among several inmates, officials confirmed.


Cordell School Board Approves Resurfacing of Parking Lots

The Cordell Board of Education met Monday, August 6, for the regular meeting. Items for consideration on the agenda included extra duty assignments, paving for parking lots, and the purchase of a new bus.


Altus parents speak out after city puts an end to tackle football

Alton has watched her son, Mason, play tackle football for Altus the past 5 years. She says she was shocked when the city decided to take it away.


Altus parents speak out about football changes

ALTUS, OK (KSWO) - The City of Altus' decision to go from tackle football to flag football for elementary aged students is getting mixed reviews. Making the change to flag football is a growing trend around the country that is supported by doctors, trainers and even some Pro Football Hall of Famers.


Altus Parks and Recreation doing away with tackle football program

ALTUS, Okla. – Although football is one of the country’s most popular sports, many people say the health risks are simply too great.