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Camping season is ending early at one Lake Texoma campsite

CARTWRIGHT, Okla (KXII) - The campsite at East Burns is about to get even more beautiful. Starting October 1st, the whole campsite is getting renovated. Officials said this particular park was selected for renovations partly because of it’s popularity with the public, but also because it’s the first area to be impacted by high water.
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Kidnapping charges for a Kingston man

A Kingston man was arrested for kidnapping and other charges after an altercation. It all began at approximately 1:00 a.m. on September 26 when the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call about a Domestic Abuse situation in the southern part of the county. The reporting party told...

T.G. Sheppard's 'Love 'em all'

Party with T.G. Sheppard at his Love ‘Em All Doghouse Party on Oct. 1 at Ole Red Tishomingo. See the country icon play your favorite country hits (Sheppard has 14 #1 tracks) from the ‘70s and ‘80s. And dig into a scratch-made Bar-B-Que dinner included with each ticket.

North Texas big box retail stores are up for foreclosure

North Texas - Seven North Texas big box retail stores are threatened with foreclosures. The retail buildings are all occupied by Walmart Neighborhood Markets stores and are owned by Carrollton-based investor Riba Walmart Investment LLC. The investor that owns the buildings and leases them to Walmart has defaulted on $41.5...

Jailer stabbed by inmate in Marshall Co.

MADILL, Okla. (KXII) -Two inmates at the Marshall County Jail are facing multiple charges, including attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a jailer during an escape attempt. Sheriff Donald Yow said Kevin Henry and William Hollers attacked two jail guards on Tuesday, stabbing one of them in the back of the...

2022 MHS Homecoming

Peyton Arno l d is the daughter of Mandy and Martin Arnold. Her grandparents are Loreta and Martin Arnold Sr., Bud and Terri Hale, and Susan and Bobby Patton. She has one sibling, Rylan Arnold, a freshman at MHS. She is involved in fast-pitch softball, slow-pitch softball, FCA and she is the FFA chapter secretary. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, annoying her brother, and working with her show pigs. In the future, she plans to attend Oklahoma State University and major in agribusiness, then after college, she wants to own her own business. Her favorite things about Madill High School are all the memories and friendships that she has made.

Texomans mobilize to help victims of massive storm

(KTEN) — As a life-threatening Category 4 storm made made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, organizations and churches in Texoma were ready to help the victims of Hurricane Ian. The Salvation Army of Grayson County is teaming up with others to provide disaster relief. "We have six RRU's and...

Women in Entrepreneurship Conference scheduled for Oct. 19

“Managing a Business’’ is the topic of this year’s Women in Entrepreneurship Virtual Conference, scheduled for Oct. 19, from noon to 1:45 p.m. CST. The virtual conference, hosted by Southeastern Oklahoma State University and the John Massey School of Business, will be held in a virtual zoom format, with Durant business owner Tascha Bond featured as keynote speaker. Bond, owner of Bond Laundry Co., Ink and Thread, and the Old Ice House, will share some of her challenges faced as a female business owner, while providing successful tips learned along her entrepreneurial journey.

Durant offering small business grants to help economy

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -The City of Durant announced a Small Business Grant Program. This targets low to moderate income areas and businesses with up to 15 employees can receive anywhere from $500 to $5,000. This is a one time grant for those who have met all eligibility requirements. “We recognize...

Grayson, Fannin counties added to burn ban list

DENISON, Texas (KTEN) -- More burn bans were added Tuesday as rain remains hard to come by across Texoma. Grayson and Fannin Counties are the latest to be added to the list. As of Tuesday, September 27, Grayson, Fannin, Garvin, Johnston, Pontotoc, Coal, Atoka, Pushmataha, McCurtain, and Pittsburg Counties are all under burn bans.

Durant motorists on notice for lower speed limits

DURANT, Oklahoma (KTEN) -- The Durant City Council has approved new, lower speed limits for motorists on West Main Street. "Sort of keeping in line with what motorists may already feel like should be a little bit slower in some areas anyway, and so we're just making that adjustment," said city spokesperson Kelli Simmons.

TxDOT expects U.S. 75 construction to finish next year

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - The woes of construction on Highway 75 have an expiration date. “The road is rough, and it is bouncy,” said Scott Cox, a Sherman driver. “Especially when you’re pulling a boat or pulling a tractor or skid steer.”. TxDOT said it’s on track...

Much of Sherman under boil water notice

SHERMAN, Texas (KTEN) — Homes and businesses in much of central and southern Sherman are being advised to boil water before drinking or cooking until at least Thursday morning. The city said the notice was issued after a 24-inch water main ruptured along FM 1417 on Tuesday. That led...

Durant library exhibit helps kids learn about money

DURANT, Okla. (KTEN) — Children can learn about the world of finance at a new exhibit at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Library in Durant. "They really like the interactive exhibits," said associate librarian Katelynn Hester. "Like putting the game pieces places, the hands-on really helps them understand the concepts, and there's a story-telling element to them, so it gets the kids invested and they want to follow along and learn that way."

Man sentenced to 35 years after fifth DWI offense

GRAYSON COUNTY, Texas (KXII) - A St. Jo man was sentenced to 35 years for drunk driving after an open plea with the Grayson Criminal County District Attorney’s Office Tuesday. They Grayson County Sheriff’s Office said 37-year-old Robert Whatley was arrested on August 13, 2021 with a blood alcohol...

Indoors and out Denison history is rich, filled with memories

Special to the Prosper Press Right off the bat, I’ll readily admit that this is an outdoors column in only the loosest sense. But then again, it is a column that almost has to be written in this Friday morning’s outdoors space since this weekend, the city of Denison is celebrating its 150th birthday, indoors and outdoors, as the case may be.

Texoma high school students explore college options

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -Southeastern Oklahoma State University hosted the annual Texoma area wide college fair. “We got over a thousand students here from 30 different high schools and about 30 different colleges and universities who have set up tables and are giving information to the students,” said President of SOSU, Dr. Thomas Newsom.

Cartwright woman charged after razor knife attack

CARTWRIGHT, Okla. (KXII) - A Cartwright woman was charged with assault after allegedly stabbing a woman. According to court documents from the State of Oklahoma, 47-year-old Jamie Michelle Carter assaulted a woman with a razor blade knife on September 22, 2022. Carter was charged with assault and battery with a...

TxDOT sets date for completion of U.S. 75 project

SHERMAN, Texas (KTEN) — Here is some welcome news for motorists who travel along busy U.S. Highway 75 in Grayson County. The Texas Department of Transportation now says construction is expected to end about one year from now, in the fall of 2023. That time frame comes with a...