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Power outage in Madill leaves over 400 homes without electricity
One resident, James Fischer said "boys next door were yelling at me, they were sitting there saying hey hey hey, and finally they said the power is out".
Roff man dies in one-vehicle wreck
John Provence was westbound on County Road 1600, about four miles south of Ada, when his 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck ran off the left side of the road for some reason, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Provence overcorrected, and his truck rolled one and a half times before coming to rest on
Man pleads guilty in Denison killing
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -A Denison man pleaded guilty in Grayson County district court Thursday afternoon to the murder of a 35-year-old man last December.Manuel Miguel Wise, 31, will spend the next 34 years in state prison.Wise was arrested last December for fatally shooting Matthew Kyle Williams at t
Ardmore plans a recreation celebration
ARDMORE, Okla. -- The end of July means the end ofPark and Recreation Month, and Ardmore's Parks and Rec Department wants to send residents into august in style.
Firefighters tackle large grass fire in extreme heat outside Kingston
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) -Firefighters battled a large grass fire in triple digit heat in Marshall County Thursday afternoon.It sparked around 2:30 outside Kingston near Lake Texoma on Timberline Trail near Pocahontas.We’re told that fire has burned around 10-15 acres of private land and land o
Good samaritan warns resident of house fire in Sherman
Sherman, TX (KXII)--First responders arrived to a house fire on East Forrest and South Travis Street in Sherman.They received the call at around 6:30 in the afternoon.An electric short seems to have caused the fire, but things could have been much worse if not for the quick action of one good samari
Denison Fire Department is donating fans to the community
"We've all seen stories in the news about heat related injuries, and sadly deaths. So its important for us to fight that back a little bit," said Metcalf.
Overturned semi blocks Marshall Co. highway
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) -An overturned semi blocked US Highway 377 Thursday afternoon, backing up traffic for miles.
Man killed in early morning crash outside Ada
Troopers say John Provence, 36, of Roff crashed the pickup he was driving off County Road 1600 four miles south of Ada just before 6 a.m.
Oklahoma woman reunites family with dog who has been missing for 2 years
“She was walking behind a lady coming down the street. She was very thirsty, she came up to my porch. I asked the lady if she was her dog and she said no,”Collman told KXII.
22-year-old Sherman man likely dead due to heat
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -The extreme heat may have killed a 22-year-old man in Sherman Monday.The man was found without a pulse in a yard off College street and Throckmorton in Sherman.On Monday at 1:30 pm there was a heat index of about 100 degrees, leading police to think heat was the cause of death.
Texoma Health Foundation (THF) presents groundbreaking of First United Community Room at THF
Denison, Texas -- Please join us in celebrating the start of something exciting for our community, the First United Community Room, a Texoma Health Foundation (THF) project.
Men accused of murder to be in court
Each faces a first-degree felony charge of engaging in organized criminal activity-murder in connection with the Aug. 12, 2006, death of Reymundo Everado Torres, 16.
Sleeping driver tired from heat crashes onto Highway 75 service road
"The heat is always dangerous. Especially when we have the temperatures like we've been having. The main key is stay hydrated, rest, don't over exert, do your best not to be out in the heat," Sherman police officer Tim Gann said.
Fisherman found dead in Lake Bonham
BONHAM, Tex. (KXII) -Bonham police are investigating a man found dead in Lake Bonham Tuesday.Someone called police to report the man's body floating in the lake near the north boat ramp road Tuesday afternoon.Police tell us the man was fishing on his boat when he suffered an apparent heart attack.Hi
Durant pool will close Thursday and Friday due to excessive heat
DURANT, Okla. (KXII)-With temperatures expecting to rise well over 100 degrees on Thursday and Friday, city officials have decided to close the pool between 1 and 5 pm for the safety of the people who work at the pool, as well as pool-goers.This is what the Durant pool will look like tomorrow aftern
Cooling zones being offered in Sherman and Denison
Sherman, TX (KXII)--With temperatures expected to reach 108 degrees this week, a few places in Sherman and Denison are opening their doors for people who need a place to cool down.One of those locations is the Grayson Shelter in Denison. They welcome anyone who needs a cold drink, or just a place to
Man injured at Rustin Concrete in Ardmore
ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII)Ardmore police say officers, medics and firefighters were called to the Rustin Concrete company facility on Cooper Drive Tuesday morning.
Ready for their closeups! | The Durant Daily Democrat
Duke, a 3-year-old Great Pyrenees belonging to Kasey Mengwasser of Madill, appears to be ready for his closeup. Duke was one of many pets that came to Petsense in Durant to have their portraits made
Second driver in Roosevelt Bridge wreck identified | The Durant Daily Democrat
A car driver killed in a double-fatality crash on the Roosevelt Bridge last month has been identified as a 59-year-old Kingston woman. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office identified her