Woman killed in Paris wreck

PARIS, Texas (KXII) - A woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Paris Wednesday morning. Paris police said at approximately 11:45 a.m. a pickup pulling a trailer was westbound in the 4200 block of Lamar Avenue attempting to turn left when it was struck by an eastbound motorcycle operated by a 52-year-old woman, ejecting her from the motorcycle.
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OSBI seeks help locating missing woman, formerly of Ada

TONKAWA, Okla. (KXII) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and Tonkawa Police Department are looking for 60-year-old Cathy Ann James. James is a current Tonkawa resident, but previously resided in Ada. James was last known to be in Tonkawa on September 4. On September 15, James’ sister called Tonkawa...
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Sherman death row inmate appeals sentence to Supreme Court

(KXII) - The Sherman man who killed his own son, ex-wife and her daughter in 2004 has appealed his death sentence to the U.S. Supreme Court. Andre Thomas was 21 years old when he stabbed his estranged wife, Laura Boren, their 4-year-old son, and her 13-month-old daughter. He then cut...

Sherman Planning & Zoning approves several agenda items Tuesday

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - Sherman’s Planning and Zoning committee passed several items on their long agenda Tuesday night. A new coffee shop at Sherman Town Center, Dutch Brothers, had their site plan approved toward their next step in coming to Sherman. The Travis Heights addition, located between Travis Street and...

Driver arrested for intoxication manslaughter in Howe fatal crash

HOWE, Texas (KXII) - A Missouri man was killed and a Dallas man was arrested for intoxication manslaughter after a crash in Howe early Wednesday morning. Howe Police Department said a car was parked on the shoulder of southbound US-75 when it was hit from behind by a second car at approximately 2:30 a.m.

Bells, Leonard prepare for clash in district opener

LEONARD, Texas (KXII) - The Bells Panthers travel to Leonard to take on the Tigers in the district opener on Friday. Leonard is off to a great start with a 4-0 record. Bells comes into the game with a 2-2 mark. Both of these teams have playoff plans. They both...

Coffee shop, residential development on Sherman Planning and Zoning agenda

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - Sherman Planning and Zoning held their monthly meeting Tuesday night, and they looked at some major projects that could bring more jobs, and provide more housing opportunities for the community. With 26 items on the agenda, Sherman Planning and Zoning had a long meeting Tuesday evening....

Permitless carry seminar in Sherman

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - An attorney with the U.S.-Texas LawShield held a free seminar for Texans with and without their license to carry explaining the nuances of the permitless carry law that went into effect Sept. 1 at Blackbeard Armory and Range. Texans can now carry a handgun in public...

Former Calera cop loses battle with COVID-19

CALERA, Okla. (KXII) - A former Calera cop has lost his battle with COVID-19 after complications. 49-year-old Scott Bryant served as a Calera police officer for 10 years before retiring. His family said Bryant passed away Wednesday night. They have a fundraiser event planned for this Sunday at the Bryan...

Medal of Honor Motorcade passes through North Texas to honor latest recipient

Yesterday, NorthTexas law enforcement agencies and fire departments participated in the 13th annual Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Motorcade. The motorcade traveled from DFW International Airport to Gainesville, and culminated in a ceremony to honor new Medal of Honor recipient Michael Fitzmaurice. Fitzmaurice threw himself over an explosive to save...

Texoma reaching higher levels of risk for fire outbreaks

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - Temperatures may be dropping, but that’s no indication of the risk level for fires in the Texoma area. Texoma is entering a season where fires could get more dangerous. “One of the myths that people think about is that the weather’s cooler, so it’s not a...

Denison Alumni Association recognizes 2021 Hall of Fame inductees

DENISON, Texas (KXII) - The Denison ISD community will celebrate not just a homecoming Thursday night, but a very special award ceremony. Homecoming is a time to celebrate school pride and honor its rich history, and that’s just what Denison will be doing Thursday evening here at Munson Stadium. “We...

Troopers report uptick in wrecks on Oklahoma roadways

DURANT, Oklahoma (KXII) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has seen an uptick in crashes on Oklahoma roadways, with 163 wrecks in the month of September alone. In those crashes, more than a dozen people were killed. “Unfortunately they’re becoming all too regular for us,” said Troop E Captain Scott Hampton.

13 service members to be honored this weekend at Eisenhower Monument

DENISON, Texas (KXII) - The city of Denison is honoring the 13 service members who lost their lives in Kabul, Afghanistan. This weekend is the one month anniversary of the attack that took their lives. The city will put 13 wreaths at the Eisenhower Veterans Monument this Saturday. City Director...

Denison ready to host Rock Hill

DENISON, Texas (KXII) - The Denison Yellow Jackets will look to bounce back after a tough loss on the road to 3rd ranked Lovejoy. This week, the Jackets will host Prosper Rock Hill with a chance to pull their district record to 1-1. Denison head coach Brent Whitson says his team is looking forward.

Healdton police warn of peeping tom

HEALDTON, Okla. (KXII) - The Healdton Police Department is advising the community to be on the look out for a peeping tom. According to Police Chief Robert Clark, there are three reported incidents that have all occurred near Texas Street. The first two happened around 1st Street and the latest...

Sherman headed to Wylie East

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - The Sherman Bearcats are moving on after having their homecoming spoiled by McKinney on Friday. The Bearcats will travel to Wylie East to play their first district game of the year on the road. Head coach Cory Cain says his team is ready to go as district play begins.

Sherman man convicted of kidnapping, beating, raping woman

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - A Sherman man was convicted of kidnapping, beating and raping a woman in 2019 following a five-day jury trial in Grayson County district court last week. Prosecutors said Clyde Joe Parker II, 50, picked up and gave the woman a ride on August 31, 2019. When...

Sherman enticing Texas Instruments with tax cuts

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - Sherman is one of two finalists for a new Texas Instruments manufacturing plant. The proposed plant would be a semiconductor wafer fabrication facility to create a 300-millimeter semiconductor wafer. Texas Instruments said they could sell them worldwide for use in everything from automobiles to electronics and...