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Man flown to Oklahoma hospital after Johnston County crash

JOHNSTON COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A man was flown to an Oklahoma hospital after a crash in Johnston County. The crash happened around 3:47 p.m. Friday afternoon on Kirby Road near Wapanucka. According to Troopers, a pickup was driving around a 90-degree turn, heading northbound on Kirby Road when it...
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Caney PD Drug Arrest for Possession and Distribution

Caney PD says this was a culmination of a lot of hard work and many hours that officers put in to help get drugs off the streets. Caney PD would like to thank the citizens of Caney as well as citizens from Independence and the Independence Police Department who all helped apprehend Fahler.
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Three Arrested on Drug Charges in Caney

Three Caney residents were arrested on drug charges after a warrant was served last week. The Caney Police Department arrested the individuals after searching an apartment on the 300 block of North Bradley Street. 58-year-old Darla Breese and 31-year-old Gabriel Marceleno each received identical charges of possession and distribution of...

Caddo man injured in single-motorcycle crash in Bryan Co.

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A Caddo man was injured in a single-motorcycle collision Tuesday night in Bryan County. Bryan County Officials said Steven G. Williamson, 67, of Caddo, was driving a Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on State Highway 22, approximately one mile west of Caddo, when he failed to negotiate a curve, departed roadway right, and departed the vehicle before it came to rest on its side around 7 p.m.

Pittsburg man arrested for allegedly pointing guns at officer

A man from Pittsburg was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly assaulted a police officer and endangered several children with his actions. Read the full press release below:. On August 3, 2022, at approximately 3:13 a.m., officers with the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to 1406 Bitner Terrace in...

Sherry Harendt

Sherry Harendt, of Bokchito, Okla., passed from this life on Monday, July 25, 2022 at the age of 65. She was born on Tuesday, December 25, 1956 in Austin, Texas, to James “Jim” Daryl and Shirley Ann (White) Skiles. She married David Harendt on October 25, 1975 in...

Jack Jones

Jackie “Jack” Milton Jones was born Saturday, April 23, 1938 in Bennington, Okla. to Brutus Costello Jones and Mary Elizabeth (Costley) Jones. He passed from this life on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 in Durant, Oklahoma at the age of 84. Jack was raised and graduated high school in...

Lora McGrew

Lora Louise (Watkins) McGrew of Caddo, Okla., passed away peacefully on July 19, 2022, at the age of 81. Lora was born on September 23, 1940, in Seminole, Okla., to Vance Calvin Watkins and Inez Pearl (Daniel) Watkins. She married the love of her life Joe Charles McGrew on June 12, 1958, in Caddo.

Search Warrant Leads to an Arrest in Caney

The Caney Police Department executed a search warrant at a home on 100 N Spring St. in Caney and after investigation, learned that James Jones of Independence was wanted out of Montgomery County on charges of failure to appear and aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon. When searching the home,...

Caddo schools seek funding for science classrooms

CADDO, Okla. (KTEN) — Caddo Public Schools is presenting a new bond proposal to taxpayers in the name of science. The $1.4 million price tag would fund construction of two new science classrooms in the main high school building. "Science, STEM education is the hottest item right now," said...
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Juanita Heckes

Juanita L. Miklaucic Heckes, 75, departed her earthly life July 18, 2022, after braving a long illness. Born May 29, 1947, in Walsenburg, Colo., Juanita was the youngest of seven children born to…

Caddo Schools asking its residents to support $1.3 million bond

CADDO, Okla. (KXII) -Caddo schools are asking residents to vote for a new 1.3 million-dollar school bond. Caddo Superintendent Lee Northcutt says the taxpayers shouldn’t worry about tax hikes. The new bond is 45-thousand-dollars lower than the old bond that is set to expire. The bond would pay for...

Nathan Densmore

Nathan Ray Densmore, of Caddo, Okla., passed from this life on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at the age of 44. He was born on Saturday, April 15, 1978 in Sherman, Texas to Richard Eugene Densmore and Janice Lynn (Morris) Wright. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working and spending time with his...

Moran to make announcement at PSU on Monday

PITTSBURG, Kan – U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and representatives from PSU’s Office of University Strategic Initiatives will make an announcement at 10 a.m. Monday at the Tyler Research Center, 1204 Research Road, on the university campus. The announcement will pave the way for significant regional economic impact.

Caney Man Arrested for Threatening School Employees

A former Caney High School employee was arrested after make threats to shoot school employees. The Caney Police Department reportedly arrested the suspect, John Swalley of Caney for his alleged actions. At this time no charges have been officially filed against Swalley. According to a CPD release, a private citizen...

Sherry Ann Lemons passes away

Sherry Ann Lemons, a Centrahoma resident, passed away July 19, 2022, at her home in Centrahoma, OK at the age of 72 years, 5 months and 10 days. She was born February 9, 1950, to Alford Henley and Joyce Marie (Flatt) Lemons at Coalgate, OK. She attended Tupelo High School and was a seamstress at Blue Bell and Diaper Jeans. Sherry enjoyed sewing, playing on the iPad and talking on the phone.