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Texoma shoppers enjoy Black Friday deals

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- It's one of the busiest shopping days of the year: Black Friday. Shoppers were outside stores in Sherman as early as two this morning. Many of them looking to find the perfect gift for themselves and others. "They have a special on a Taurus 9 millimeter and it's like $289 and

KXII.COM - 2017-11-24 20:20:00

Sherman creates TIRZ area for Schulman's development

Sherman recently took the first step toward the creation of a new Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone around the land to be used for a planned Schulman's Movie Bowl Grille entertainment center and retail development. The Sherman City Council voted unanimously to initiate the formation of TIRZ No. 7 and

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 06:01:00

Hundreds of homes and apartments may be coming to Sherman

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) Crews could soon break ground on hundreds of new homes and apartments in Sherman. "We're growing a lot, the city is, and we're growing faster than we have in other recent years." And FM 1417 has seen a lot of that growth. That's why the Planning and Zoning Committee approved a n


Sherman spending $1.25M on street equipment

After seeing the money Sherman has saved with its in-house utility crew, the city is hoping to create similar savings with the purchase of more than $1.25 million in new equipment for the Street Department. The Sherman City Council recently approved the purchase of two new dump trucks for $228,138,

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 06:01:00

Shoppers crowd local retailers for Black Friday

It has been called one of the busiest shopping days of the year where retailers make a profit and are "in the black." For others, the name comes from the massive crowds of people scurrying around shopping malls in search of bargains. Regardless of how it got its name, Black Friday means good deals f

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-24 14:57:39

Southmayd woman hit, killed by truck on Thanksgiving

SOUTHMAYD, Tex. (KXII) -- The woman hit by a truck on Highway 56 in Southmayd Thanksgiving night has died. Police said 31-year-old Nikki Crisp got into an argument with another person in a vehicle, so Crisp got out of the car and started walking on the highway. A truck traveling east on Highway 56

KXII.COM - 2017-11-24 21:50:00

Southmayd woman struck, killed by pickup

A Southmayd woman was killed Thursday night after she attempted to walk across a roadway and was struck by a passing vehicle. Southmayd Police Chief Chad McKee said at approximately 8:30 p.m., Nikki Crisp, 31, exited a vehicle which was parked near the 21000 block of State Highway 56 and began to cr

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-24 14:15:42

Woman hit by truck in Southmayd

SOUTHMAYD, Tex. (KXII) -- A woman is in the hospital after being hit by a truck on Highway 56 in Southmayd. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night. Authorities said when they arrived, they found her wrapped around a guardrail. She was flown to a hospital, but her condition is unknown as of ri

KXII.COM - 2017-11-24 06:18:00

Russellville Council OKs standard street lighting

After members of the Russellville City Council voted against installing decorative lighting on Sequoyah Way that would have cost over $400,000, aldermen voted 7-1 to install Entergy-owned standard poles and lights during its November regular meeting at City Hall. Public Works Director Kurt Jones sai


RHS' Foy named Region 4 Choir Director of the Year

Matthew Foy, the Russellville High School choir teacher, was announced Nov. 4 as the Region 4 Choir Director of the Year by the Arkansas Choral Directors Association during the All-Region Clinic. "[I was] surprised," Foy said of receiving the award. "It's an award where the directors of the region v

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-24 14:13:38

Council tables action on ATU property

The Russellville City Council discussed and eventually voted unanimously during its November regular meeting to table a motion to trade properties with Arkansas Tech University until next month. Mayor Randy Horton told the council representatives with the college wanted to trade property it owns on

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:04:38

London subway station evacuated after reports of shots fired

Updated: 11:43 AM CST Nov 24, 2017 Police are responding to reports of shots fired at the Oxford Circus subway station in London. Authorities say there are no reports of casualties and no suspects have been identified yet. Though it's unclear if the incident is an act of terror, police say they're

KHBS - 2017-11-24 17:43:00

Community people: Jim Davidson, Shawn Pierce and Kelly Davis.

THE COURIER / Submitted Jim Davidson (center), CEO of Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, recently spoke to the Russellville Rotary Club. Davidson shared his passion for the medical profession and his leadership style that he has brought to Saint Mary's. Davidson also shared his ph


Hector School Board approves proposal to pay employee bonuses

The Hector School board approved a proposal by Superintendent Mark Taylor to pay a $600 bonus to all contracted employees at its regular monthly meeting Nov. 13. The bonus will be distributed as part of the November payroll and will be subject to the same deductions as regular salary payments. The b


Thousands expected for lighting ceremony and parade

The annual Holiday Trail of Lights Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade will take place Saturday in Paris. Thousands are expected to be in attendance, according to Tonya Baumgartner, executive director of the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce, which organizes the event. The theme of this year's parad


Arkansas woman accused of driving vehicle into river while intoxicated

Authorities say a woman faces a charge of driving while intoxicated after her vehicle ended up in a river. An officer with the Perryville Police Department received a call around 6:45 p.m. Monday that a woman, wet and apparently lost, was walking north on the Fourche La Fave River bridge. Officers a


Sulphur City Council overrides mayor's veto

SULPHUR - The City Council on Monday voted to override Mayor Chris Duncan's veto of an ordinance approved last month to allow the city to fund infrastructure projects. In late October, Duncan told council members in a letter that he'd vetoed a bond issue they'd approved earlier that month. The measu


Suspect in fatal shooting of DPS trooper formally charged

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KPLC TV - 2017-11-24 20:20:28

Kinder man struck and killed by vehicle overnight near Iowa

A Kinder man is dead after he darted into the path of a vehicle near Iowa Wednesday night, according to authorities. Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police Troop D said the crash happened at 10 p.m. on the I-10 North Service Road about a mile west of the town of Iowa. A 2010 GMC Sierra was

KPLC TV - 2017-11-23 17:16:28

Crews battle Plank Road trailer fire

Emergency crews are responding to a fire on Plank Road. Officials say the fire began around 5:30 Friday evening in the 11000 block of Plank Road near Blount Road. Sources say it was an abandoned trailer that caught fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Emergency crews are respond

KPLC TV - 2017-11-25 00:16:05