Bennington, OK


Names released in Calera double murder-suicide

CALERA, Okla. (KXII) - The names of those dead after a double murder suicide in Calera last Friday have been released, and the victim’s family is asking for help in sharing their story. While the FBI continues to investigate what happened on Choctaw Road last week, the victim’s family shares...
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Lamar County,

Lamar County Coronavirus Report 08.04.21

The Paris-Lamar County Health District reported no new deaths from COVID 19, but confirmed 26 new cases of the virus. Meanwhile, the Texas DSHS Coronavirus Dashboard shows the number of active cases of Coronavirus has risen to 195. There have been 159 deaths so far and 5875 recoveries. Lamar County...
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SOSU car part thieves caught on camera

DURANT, Okla. (KTEN) -- Police said two men on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University were observed on surveillance footage after sawing off a car's catalytic converter. This is just one of the many cases of the pollution control device being removed from vehicles across Texoma. State Farm reports...
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Choctaw County,

Firearms stolen from Choctaw County gun store

CHOCTAW COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) -- A "large amount of firearms" was stolen overnight from a Boswell gun dealer. In a Facebook post, Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park reported that someone broke into the KB House of Guns in downtown Boswell on Monday night, less than 300 feet east of the town's police station.
Lamar County,

Rash of Car Burglaries In Powderly

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has taken several reports of vehicles being burglarized in the Powderly area. The Sheriff’s Office wants to remind everyone to lock your car, take your keys, and hide your belongings. Don’t be an easy target – never leave valuables in sight! If anyone has information regarding these vehicle burglaries or need to report suspicious activity, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 903-737-2400.

Bus drivers needed as kids head back to class

COLBERT, Okla. (KTEN) -- Several school districts in Oklahoma and Texas fear they will not have enough bus drivers when classes resume later this month. Colbert Public Schools has eight bus driver positions to fill every year, but the district still has one vacancy for full-time routes. Realistically, the school...

Public and charter schools compete for students

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) -- Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed school choice into law back in March. The measure lets parents choose any public school for their children based on their needs rather than what their zip code is. Some Texoma superintendents say they don't think school choice will affect...

FBI: 3 dead in Calera gunfire

CALERA, Okla. (KTEN) -- The FBI confirmed Monday that three people died after gunfire at a Calera residence on Friday evening. The dead included a baby who died after being airlifted to a hospital for treatment. The child's mother and father also expired. No identities have been released, and the...
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Daily Weather Forecast For Atoka

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Atoka: Thursday, August 5: Partly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Friday, August 6: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, August 7: Sunny
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Dodd City Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Dodd City: Thursday, August 5: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Friday, August 6: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, August

One-year-old flown from Calera murder scene dies

CALERA, Okla. (KXII) - The one-year-old child flown from what the FBI is now calling a murder scene at a Calera residence Friday evening has died, News 12 learned Monday morning. Calera Police, Choctaw Tribal Police, and the FBI all responded to the scene on Choctaw Road near Carriage Point...
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Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant Kicks Off Grand Opening Weekend for Luxury Sky Tower

Grand Opening Festivities Include Three Days of Action-Packed Activities and Events. (DURANT, OKLA.) August 5, 2021 – Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Okla., officially opened its new luxury resort expansion today that features a 1,000-room, 21-story Sky Tower Hotel, an expanded gaming experience plus elevated amenities, two new pools (coming soon), restaurants, lounges and entertainment options, and a world class collection of Choctaw art. Located in southeastern Oklahoma just a little over an hour’s drive from North Texas, the newly expanded Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant is one of the largest in the U.S.

Southeastern to honor three Distinguished Alumni during October Homecoming

Southeastern Oklahoma State University will honor three Distinguished Alumni during homecoming festivities October 15-16. This year’s honorees are Bill Brock, Greg Duffy, and Mike Metheny. Brock (’76,’81) is a legend in women’s basketball coaching circles, having most recently been a part of three national championships as associate head coach/assistant coach...
Lamar County,

NLHS Hosts Panthers FIRST Freshman Orientation

Students entering ninth grade at North Lamar High School attended Panthers FIRST (Freshman Individually Responsible for their Success Today) Freshman Orientation on Wednesday to pick up schedules, tour the high school campus and attend informational sessions. The camp is designed to help students get a jump on high school topics...