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Wine, games and music at Fink Fest

FINK, Texas (KTEN) -- If you blink, you might miss Fink, population zero. But once a year, this tiny town on State Highway 289 just south of Pottsboro becomes the home of the Fink Fest. The fun starts Friday evening with a wine tasting event with an expert guide. "He...
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'Smart mailbox' maker begins trial in Durant

DURANT, Oklahoma (KTEN) — Dronedek, based in Indiana, is looking to stretch its wings in Oklahoma, and the company is starting in Durant. "We have a smart parcel locker," said the company's chief strategy officer Neerav Shah. "A smart mailbox that basically keeps products heated and cooled, safe, secure."

Extradited murder suspects booked into Hopkins County Jail

HOPKINS COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Two people wanted for murder have been extradited from Missouri and booked into the Hopkins County Jail. Diamonte Jakeli Payne, 28, of Fort Worth, and Aleigha Denise Coble, 21, of Colbert, Oklahoma are wanted in connection with the killing of Giovanni Alexis Najarro, 35, of Dallas. Najarro’s body and abandoned vehicle was found Hopkins County on the night of Tuesday, June 14.

All American Blood Drive in Texas changes location due to heat

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - Friday is the annual News 12 All American Blood Drive, the day to give back in the biggest way, with the gift of life. “We’ve been prohibited from giving blood from that time on,” said John Long, who donated blood. Long and his wife...

Sherman Bank Robber Arrested At Casino

They arrested the suspect in a Tuesday afternoon bank robbery in Sherman at the Choctaw Casino in Durant. They had issued a warrant for 40-year-old Michael Lee Dodd and traced him to the casino. Choctaw Tribal Police and the FBI assisted in the investigation and arrest.

Chamber welcome Twice Bak’d Bistro with ribbon cutting

DURANT – The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce recognized another member with a ribbon cutting in June. Twice Bak’d Bistro is a new member and in a new home. The establishment is taking up residence in the former home of Durant Station on First Ave. Owner Claudinia Keeton...

Jeffery Gibby

Jeffery Allen Gibby of Achille, Okla., passed away on June 18, 2022, at only 50 years young. Jeffery was born Monday, November 15, 1971, to Alfard Lee Gibby and Lola Faye Brooks in Durant, Okla. Jeffery worked in the concrete industry for the better part of his life. While he...

Sparks fly at the Pottsboro Youth Association meeting.

POTTSBORO, Texas (KXII) - Parents came to the PYA meeting to voice concerns regarding financial discrepancies involving a former member and a purchase of beer. The PYA allowed members the floor, with some members speaking up on behalf of the accused. Emotions ran high at one point - one member...

Imagine Durant looking to revamp Plaza Theatre

DURANT, Oklahoma (KTEN) -- A letter has been sent to the state of Oklahoma asking for millions of dollars from the Covid-19 funding to be allocated to the revitalization of the Plaza Theatre on Main Street. "So this project is actually a collaborative effort," said Kara Byrd, Executive Director of...

Two Ardmore Track Athletes sign letters of intent

ARDMORE, Oklahoma (KTEN) - Ardmore High School, one of the best track programs in the state had two of its runners sign their collegiate letters of intent on Thursday. Ricky Smith Jr. signed with the University of Oklahoma after previously committing to Southeastern Oklahoma State University for football. Smith Jr. won multiple medals at the OSSAA state track championships in May.

DCTF predictions released for Sherman, Denison

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - High school football season is still several weeks away, but it is already time to start talking about it. With the early release of Dave Campbell’s Texas Foootball Magazine, the Sherman Bearcats and Denison Yellow Jackets were projected quite differently. The Sherman Bearcats have been...

Candidates meet at monthly GOP meeting

The Marshall County GOP held a meeting on June 16, 2022. The meeting, held at La Grande, was an opportunity for Marshall County residents to get to know the candidates better. There were candidates for State Representative District 21, State Representative District 49, County Commissioner District 3, and U.S. Representative D2.

Denison residents frustrated after gravel facility OK'd

DENISON, Texas (KTEN) — Denison City Council members got an earful Tuesday night from residents who are upset about plans for an aggregate sales yard in their neighborhood. Martin Marietta's proposed facility would distribute gravel, rock and other materials. The company is seeking a conditional use permit from the city, but homeowners like Peggy Gardner raised concerns about the facility's proximity to residents along Ray Drive.

Sherman bank holdup suspect nabbed in Durant

DURANT, Okla. (KTEN) — Sherman police said a man wanted in connection with a Tuesday morning bank robbery was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the Choctaw Casino in Durant. Sgt. Brett Mullen said detectives working the case positively identified the suspect as Michael Lee Dodd, 40. A warrant...

Ribbon cutting ceremonies

Farmers Insurance in Kingston held their ribbon cutting ceremony on June 20. In the photo are Amanda Robinson, Billi Wright, Tanner McCann , Bethany McCann, Ramsy McCann, Angela Paris, Toni Thomas, Dallas Arnold, Kalynne Johnson, and Jackie Watson. Summer Bryant • The Madill Record. 1907 Realty in Kingston held...