Bromide, OK

Veterans & Military Appreciation Day set for May 19

East Central University Veterans Upward Bound Program is hosting a special day to celebrate veterans and military service members on Thursday, May 19, beginning at 9 a.m. The event will be held in Foundation Hall at the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center at 830 E. Main Street in Ada. The...
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Tree falls through Durant home, narrowly missing residents

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) - Violent winds, hail, and lightning shook Texoma as severe storms rolled through Sunday evening. Andreia McGinnis said she was giving her mom medicine when she heard a loud crackling sound at their Chaparral Drive, Durant home. She didn’t know what to think. McGinnis said she thought...
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Sulphur, Oklahoma

With a name like Sulphur, this once-mining town has turned into a tourist destination for its water features. Take a hike down the Travertine Trail, where Oklahoma's largest artesian spring resides. In the olden days, visitors smeared the sulphur-rich mud on themselves for its healing properties. Stay a night at the Historic Artesian Hotel and Casino, where famous guests like the 27th President of the United States, William Howard Taft, and famous Western Actor John Wayne stayed. With springs, a mountain range, and many parks and lakes, Sulphur is known to tourists for its outdoor activities.

Murray County man arrested on child porn charges

MURRAY COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A Sulphur man is in jail facing multiple felonies related to child pornography. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, OSBI, Internet Crimes Against Children, ICAC, Unit arrested 38-year-old Keith Dashti, of Sulphur, on multiple felony charges related to child pornography on May 12, 2022. The...

Power outage forces Durant grocery store to throw out food

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) - Grocery store employees in Durant had to throw away shelves full of food after this weekend’s storms left the building without power. Pruett’s Foods usually has thousands of dollars of food coming in each week, but after the power went out on Sunday, that’s now money down the drain.

Durant supermarket restocks after power failure

DURANT, Okla. (KTEN) — Pruett's Food in Durant was one of many businesses that lost power when those big storms swept across Texoma on Sunday. The store's freezers and refrigerated cases went dark... a big loss for the grocery store that had to dispose of milk, eggs, ice cream, meats and produce for safety reasons.

Air Fryer Class

Learn how to make healthy meals & snacks in the air fryer with Ms. Vicki! Healthy Literacy programming sponsored by: Oklahoma Department of Libraries & Institute of Museum & Library Services.

Country Line Dance Class

This Country Line Dancing class series is open to all skill levels and FREE. Made possible with grants from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries & the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Two students receive Gilman International Scholarship

Two students from Southeastern Oklahoma State University have been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Taylor Grubbs, a junior history major in the honors program, will receive $5,000 to attend the International Summer School at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, this summer, where she will take a 3-week course on the History of Christianity in Scotland. She is a graduate of Boswell High School.

Press Release

Chickasaw artists are invited to show their work at the Artesian Arts Festival Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Sulphur, Oklahoma. This year’s Artesian Arts Festival will be a first-class showcase for Chickasaw art and artists, as well as an in-person event for both art collectors and fans.

Coleman Fire Department hosts annual fundraiser

COLEMAN, Okla. (KTEN) — The Coleman Volunteer Fire Department invited residents from Johnston County to a baked potato meal and pie auction fundraiser on Sunday. "It is imperative that we have these fundraisers so that we have operational funds for equipment," said Capt. Trevor Dean. "Fuel is a big factor this time of year with the economy."

Silo defeats Oktaha in route to fifth straight spring championship

SHAWNEE, Okla. (KXII) -The Silo Rebels defeated the Oktaha Tigers 7-3 Saturday afternoon in the OSSAA Class 2A Baseball State Championship. The victory gives the Rebels their fifth straight spring state title. ”Oh it feels great,” said Silo head coach Billy Jack Bowen. “We came out so fired up and...

Silo captures fifth straight spring state title

SHAWNEE, Okla. (KTEN) - The Silo Rebels hear the song "We are the Champions" played once again defeating Oktaha 7-3 in the class 2A state championship. Coming into Saturday afternoon, the Rebels had 17 state championships under their name along with four straight spring state titles. Saturday marked their 10th...

Caked Up provides more seating inside with expansion

DURANT – One of downtown Durant’s growing businesses has made improvements to its facility to make for a more spacious dine-in experience. Caked Up, located 201 W. Main St., has expanded its dining area and adjusted its displays to open up its space for more customers and more seating to enjoy the sweets inside.


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Virginia Lee Hankins

Virginia Lee Hankins of Jones (formerly of Sulphur) was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Seymour, Texas, to Harry Clyde (Pete) and Edith Frances (Hunt) Stoneman. She died May 11, 2022, at the Oak Hills Care Center in Jones, at the age of 87 years, 3 months and 10 days. Hankins...

Silo handles Oktaha to take Class 2A state title

SHAWNEE – Silo took an early lead again in the state tournament and held it to win its fifth straight spring championship. The No. 1-ranked Rebels showed themselves worthy of the top ranking, beating Oktaha, 7-3, to earn the nod as the top team in Class 2A at the end of the season.

ODOT moving forward with US-70 realignment around Madill

MADILL, Okla. (KXII) - A public hearing was held in Madill on Thursday to provide information and receive comments on a major project planned for US Highway 70. If you’re driving on US-70 in southern Oklahoma there’s a good chance you’ll drive right through the heart of Madill.