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“The darkest day in the history of OHP”: remembering the Caddo-Kenefic shootout 44 years later

CADDO, Okla. (KXII) - When Bob Young was in college, his dad, Billy Young, got the call to assist with a manhunt in Durant. “I just remember asking him if he was going to be able to make it home for my birthday on the 29th, and he said that he was going to try,” said Young. “We watched dad drive down our street and not knowing what was getting ready to happen on the next day.”

Saturday is opening day for swimming season at Durant City Pool

DURANT – Summer is here!. Officially, it starts on June 21, but unofficially it gets underway this weekend. The city pool is opening its season for 2022. Splash Day is the first day of the swimming season at the Durant City Pool. There will be an open swim time from 1-5 p.m. The open swim time is set of Sunday through Saturday, each day of the week, for the 1-5 p.m. slot and this will be the schedule from Saturday until Labor Day, which falls this year on September 5.

Three troopers honored on anniversary of OHP's darkest day

CADDO, Okla. (KTEN) — People gathered at a monument in Caddo Thursday to remember three Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers who were shot and killed 44 years ago. There were two deadly shootouts in two different locations on that dark day in 1978. Troopers Billy Young and Houston Summers were...

Workout Anytime to launch Seniors Classes for those 55-Plus

Have you been feeling a little lackluster since the start of COVID? Do you find yourself unfit to do the activities you usually enjoy?. Did you know that spending a lot of time inside and away from the community can not only affect your physical health, but also can take a toll on your mental health, as well?

Sherman-Denison housing 'overvalued' by 60 percent

DENISON, Texas (KTEN) — Sherman-Denison is one of the hottest real estate markets in America. But according to Moody's Analytics, it's also among the most overvalued. Moody's rates Boise, Idaho as the most overvalued real estate market at 73 percent, but Sherman-Denison is right behind at 60 percent. Local...

40 Caney Valley Public Schools Seniors Receive Diplomas

A packed Holly C. Ward gymnasium on the Caney Valley Public Schools' campus sees loved ones look on as their graduates receive their diplomas. 40 seniors would walk across the basketball court during the commencement ceremony on Thursday evening. Class Vice President Tanner Ryan would give the welcome after the processional, and Class Representative Daniel Barham led the audience in a prayer before Valedictorian and 2022 Class President Brayden Peckham would give his address.

Despite plans and promises, the future of Oklahoma water is uncertain

ADA — About 12 miles south of Ada, down a country road and behind a locked gate on private land, is some of the cleanest, clearest water you’re likely to find in Oklahoma. The water you can see isn’t much more than a pond. But this actually is the principal surface opening of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer, a 500-plus-squaremile underground formation serving as the primary source of drinking water for Ada, Durant, Tishomingo and at least six other towns.

May 27, 2022

Wellington girls come up big in day 1 of state track meet. By Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Wellington girls have set themselves up for what could be a potentially explosive Saturday after the first day of the Kansas State Track and Field Championship in Wichita. Wellington senior...

Denison PD applies for grant, looking to hire new officers

DENISON, Texas (KXII) -On Monday, the Denison City Council approved an application grant for the Denison Police Department. If approved the city will receive 340 thousand dollars that will allow the department to hire on two additional officers. Emily Atkins, Media Relations Coordinator for Denison PD tells News 12 that,...

Two years later, family and friends remember ‘Durant Four’

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -Wednesday marks two years since the car crash that killed four Durant Highschool boys that were hit by a drunk driver. Family, friends and community members from all over Texoma, came out to the memorial site in Durant to hold a candle light vigil to remember, Kaleb Foster, Jack Sarver, Fernando Flores, and Hunter Ford.

How to keep your kids engaged this summer

DENISON, Texas (KXII) - With summer out, many students are taking a break from school work. However, the Denison Public Library encourages parents to continue reading activities throughout the summer. “Kids can lose up to a grade level or two over the summer if they don’t read, so we want...

Ray Harrelson

Doyle Ray Harrelson was born Wednesday, Sept. 5, 1945, in the Jackson community, southeast of Bennington, to parents Benjamin Franklin Harrelson and Elmer Altie (Self) Harrelson. He passed from this life on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in Bennington at the age of 76. Ray married the love of his life,...

Raymond Charles “Mac” Curtis

Raymond lived most of his life in Denison, and attended Denison schools. He later “crossed the creek,” to make Oklahoma his forever home. He had several jobs, but chose to follow his Dad’s footsteps, and become a truck driver. The time he loved most, was the time he spent on his bike.

Anna man convicted on child sex charges

GRAYSON COUNTY, Texas (KTEN) — A man from Anna has been convicted on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Denny Edward Miller, 44, was accused of the crime by the mother of a 13-year-old Bells girl. At trial, the Grayson County District Attorney's Office showed jurors...

Ricky Allen Young

Ricky Allen Young was born in Snyder, Texas on February 15, 1958 to Mary Frances Young (nee Smith) and Harold Young. He passed on May 13, 2022. Ricky had four brothers and is preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Michael and Brian Young. Ricky is survived by his...