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Ardmore Veterans Center honors fallen comrades

ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — The Ardmore Veterans Center hosted a uniformed Memorial Day service Friday morning to honor and remember fallen military service members and their families. The ceremony started with the Patriot Guard Riders, the National Anthem, and a moment of silence for fallen military service members. That...
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Ardmore Veterans Center hosts Memorial Weekend ceremony

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Memorial day celebrations are kicking off all across Texoma on Friday with one of the biggest taking place at the Ardmore Veterans Center. “This is such a special and important day because we get to honor those that have gone before us, who have paid the ultimate sacrifice,” said National Guard Chaplin Captain Bradley Barrick.
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Memorial Day ceremonies planned in Nocona Monday

There will be a Memorial Day program at The V in Nocona starting at 11 a.m. on May 30. The public is invited to attend this military appreciation service. Refreshments will be served with music by Larry Lemons and Dennis McBroom. A barbecue dinner prepared by the VFW members benefiting...

Hansard signs

Nocona’s Kooper Hansard signed his commitment to Tarleton State University on Tuesday to join the Texan’s Bass Fishing team. Hansard, the son of Melanie and Justin, has spent several years fishing in the Red River High School Bass Club. “I’m excited about attending Tarleton State University in the fall and proud to have accepted an offer to join the Tarleton Bass Team. My Dad went to college there, I’ve livestock judged there several times, and got to play some baseball there in the fall. It feels right and with my older sister living and working there, it feels like home.” Hansard is planning to major in Ag Business with the plan to enter the fire academy after graduating.

LPS holds active shooter training

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Multiple departments joined LPS for their annual active shooter training. Not only did they have LPS officers but they also had Lawton Police Department, Comanche Police, and Duncan regional hospital security. This training began on Monday and is typically between 2 to 3 days long. Program...

Comanche Class of 2022 bids farewell

Another chapter in Comanche High School history was completed as the Class of 2022 graduated last Friday. The weather cooperated as the 80-plus graduates put the final touches on their high school career. Several valedictorians spoke at the ceremony on the theme of impact, including Sadie Allie, Hank Banner, Caity...

Fire department puts new truck in service

The newest fire truck at Comanche has all the bells and whistles in more ways than one. The Comanche Fire Volunteer Fire Department recently received its fresh off the line 2023 tanker/pumper that will be a big help to the department. Fire chief Scooter Bivins is happy with the addition,...

Ardmore enacts building height restrictions near airports

ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — The Ardmore City Commission has approved an ordinance that restricts and regulates the height of structures in zones near the Downtown Executive Airport and Municipal Airport. Each zone has height restrictions for man-made structures like buildings and natural structures like trees. Structures close to the...

Graduation season comes to an end with Bowie, Forestburg and Nocona ceremonies

Graduation season comes to an end for Montague County high schools as Bowie, Forestburg and Nocona host ceremonies on May 27. The Jackrabbits will receive their diplomas in 8 p.m. ceremonies at Jackrabbit Stadium on Friday night. There will be a mantle ceremony as the senior class passes the mantle of leadership on to the junior class. Superintendent Blake Enlow and Assistant Superintendent Christie Walker will present diplomas. The program also includes various scholarship presentations and speeches from the valedictorian and salutatorian.

Gloria Jacqueline “Jackie” French

The daughter of the late, Morris “Chuck” Keeton and Louise Morris, Jackie was born on August 13, 1934 in Ardmore, Oklahoma and passed away in the local hospital on May 20, 2022 at the age of 87 years, 9 months and 7 days. A life-long resident of Ardmore,...

Indians hit the field for spring practice

Comanche football coach Casy Rowell gets excited when he talks about spring football practice. The Indians began spring practice last week and it concludes this week. Last Friday was the first practice in full pads. “The coaches are having a blast out here just trying to see what all kind...

Public input sought on Ardmore drainage plan

ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — As a part of the City of Ardmore’s comprehensive water drainage study, staffers are asking for public input. The online survey will open Wednesday, and residents can report areas where they believe drainage could be improved. City Engineer Josh Randell said public comments will...

Nocona’s Davis signs to MSU

Nocona’s Sam Davis signed his letter of intent to play football at Midwestern State University on Friday. The graduating Indian spent four years on the varsity team playing tight end and defensive end. The six-foot-six inch Davis used his height to its advantage whether it came to getting leverage...

Clement Takes Charge In Oklahoma

ARDMORE, Okla. — A driver without a plan going into the opening night All Star Shootout feature for Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds went home with $1,000 after it. Mitchell Clement took charge following a restart at halfway, then held off a late challenge from William Gould in winning the Thursday night headliner at Southern Oklahoma Speedway. Jacob Pirkle found the fast line coming to the checkers to edge Gould for second-place pay.

Comprehensive Master Drainage Plan Community Input

The City of Ardmore is developing a citywide Comprehensive Master Drainage Plan (CMDP) for stormwater drainage. This plan will include identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing drainage issues within the City. The CMDP will include a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) with a list of projects to address and mitigate drainage issues. The City of Ardmore would like to hear from its residents and stakeholders. Please take time to visit the project website to share your knowledge of specific drainage issues within the city. This information will be valuable to the project team as the study progresses.

Ardmore asking for community input on drainage study

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Ardmore engineers are getting ready to take the next step in solving the city’s flooding problem and they’ll need help from the community. Parts of Texoma experienced heavy rainfall Tuesday and in Ardmore the rain tends to stay on the streets for a while after its fallen.

Karen Gaye Hudson

Services for Karen Gaye Hudson will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 26 at Crossway Baptist Church in Sulphur with Pastor Bill Leveridge officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home. Born April 18, 1963 in Wilson to Elmer and Peggy Burge, she...

Detour set up west of Nocona on Hwy. 82

A detour has been constructed on U.S. Highway 82 just west of Airport Road in Nocona. The contractor will be installing concrete barrier the week of May 23rd in preparation for work on AirportRd. The City of Nocona and Montague County will be notified prior to closing Airport Road North to perform construction.