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Oklahoma man catches giant alligator gar on Lake Texoma

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. — Now that's a big fish!. An Oklahoma man caught a giant alligator gar while bowfishing over the weekend on Lake Texoma. Officials shared a photo on the Oklahoma Game Wardens' Facebook page. Angler Zachary Sutterfield, of Durant, harvested the alligator gar, which was about 6 fee


Person of interest in two western Oklahoma homicides arrested in Tulsa

A person of interest in two homicides that occurred almost 300 miles from Tulsa on Sunday was arrested in the city early Monday. Tulsa police officers were told to be on the lookout for a man wanted in Beckham County and the truck he reportedly was driving Sunday, and he was arrested on a traffic st


Deadly superbug cases confirmed in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY - Two cases of a potentially deadly fungal infection resistant to drugs have been documented in Oklahoma in the last two years. "Yeast can cause infection in a number of different body sites," said Dr. David Chansolme, medical director of Infection Prevention for Integris Health.


U.S. Marshals Searching For Wanted Sex Offender Possibly In Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY - A man wanted in Texas for sex crimes could be in Oklahoma City. Someone tipped off News 9, saying a convicted sexual predator was in the metro area. Now, the U.S. Marshals is looking into the claim.


Company To Close 4 Medi-flight Bases In Oklahoma

CHICKASHA, Oklahoma - A private helicopter company providing emergency medical services to Oklahoma patients, announced the closure of four Oklahoma bases. Air Methods confirmed Monday it will no longer maintain Tulsa Life Flight 1 in Keefeton, Tulsa Life Flight 3 in Riverside, Medi-Flight of Oklaho


Ark City man's remains found in Oklahoma

PONCA CITY, Okla. (KSNW) - Authorities confirm the remains of a man from Ark City who has been missing for nearly a year were found in north Oklahoma. Kay County Sheriff's Office told KSN that Quinten Rouch's remains were found in Kaw City, OK. He told us Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office confirmed


Oklahoma child faces long road to recovery after contracting West Nile virus

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma child who contracted the West Nile virus in September, 2018, is home after getting treatment for several months at hospitals. “We still got a long ways to go with him. He’s blind and he’s still on the ventilator and he’s still feeding tube dependent,” Erin Ritchie said.


Oklahoma teenager injured during drive-by shooting

OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities say an Oklahoma teenager is recovering following a drive-by shooting in Oklahoma City. Around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, emergency crews were called to a reported drive-by shooting near S.E. 29th and Eastern.


Oklahoma lawmakers fighting against pharmacy restrictions

Hundreds of locally-owned pharmacies in Oklahoma are depending on the 'Right to Pharmacy Choice Act' to be passed in order to keep up with larger competitors and allow customers to decide where their prescription are filled.


Oklahoma dog thrown into dumpster 'like a piece of trash'

OKLAHOMA CITY (KWCH) An Oklahoma dog has a second chance at life after he was found in a dumpster last week. Mutt Misfits Animal Rescue Society said it received a call from a partner shelter about the abandoned pup.


Kansas man arrested in Oklahoma for child sex crimes

Oklahoma police arrested a Kansas man on child sex crimes last week. The Morton County Sheriff's Office and Elkhart Police Department conducted a search warrant at a residence in Elkhart on April 17. It stemmed from allegations that were brought against Luke Loganbill in Texas County, Oklahoma.


No violations at wastewater treatment plant

City Utilities Director Matt McAdoo said a surprise inspection of Clarksville’s wastewater treatment plant resulted in no violations found. McAdoo made the report Tuesday during City Council’s regular meeting. He said the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality inspector was in town to inspect tru


Cindy Rueda awarded an $80,000 scholarship

De Queen honor graduate Cindy Rueda has been awarded an $80,000 scholarship from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn. as well as the CBU Maurelian Scholarship worth $52,000.


Hispanic Night at UA Cossatot

UA Cossatot will be hosting their fifth annual Hispanic Night event honoring the academic achievement among Latinos on April 25 at 6 p.m. This event will be held at the De Queen campus in the Weyerhaeuser Room inside the Skilled Trades building. UA Cossatot students, high school seniors, UA Cossatot


Arredondo double lifts Lady Rabbits over DeKalb

ATLANTA, Texas — Dani Arredondo broke a 7-7 tie with a two-run double in the sixth, and Atlanta defeated DeKalb, 11-7, on Friday in a varsity softball game. Arredondo led the Lady Rabbs at the dish as she drove in four runs and went 3 for 4.


Hidden gem: Broken Bow's Richbourg a find for Oklahoma State

Kenny Gajewski was almost to the parking lot after a day of scouting when a ball came flying out of the air toward him. Gajewski had heard the ping of the bat just seconds before, but paid no mind to it as no one could possible hit that far. As he looked down in disbelief, he looked over to where it


Red River County sheriff fires back at drug raid critics

CLARKSVILLE — Red River County Sheriff Jimmy Caldwell said he’s taken some heat since the April 6 multi-agency raids that brought in more than 100 law enforcement officers to bust nine men and women who now face federal and state drug charges. On Tuesday, he fired back at critics during an update to


Public invited to East Texas Medical Outreach

Mayor Ann Rushing invited the public to the East Texas Medical Outreach at Clarksville High School, 202 S. Donoho St. A first for Clarksville, the July 30 event will offer attendees student screenings, kids dental screenings, family immunizations, cholesterol checks, mental health services and healt


Clarksville citywide cleanup now planned semi-annually

CLARKSVILLE — As part of a push by the city’s Code Enforcement Committee to keep the city clean, the annual citywide cleanup will now take place semi-annually after action by the City Council on Tuesday.


City welcome sign finds new home

CLARKSVILLE — A welcome sign the Tourism Committee had previously posted in two locations off Texas Department of Transportation right of way on Highway 82 East removed after land ownership sales will once again see the light of day.