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Bethany man charged with drug trafficking

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - An Oklahoma City man was arrested in Bryan County after he was allegedly caught trafficking drugs, including fentanyl. According to court documents from the State of Oklahoma, Charles Brownlee was in possession of at least one gram of fentanyl, as well as meth and marijuana.
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Man arrested after shots fired from truck

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A Colbert man was booked into the Bryan County Jail after authorities said he shot at another man from his truck. According to court documents from the State of Oklahoma, it began as a fight at a casino between 20-year-old Mason Aaron Blevins and another man.
COLBERT, OK
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Lamar County Sheriff Office warns residents of recent scam

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has recently received calls advising that a Deputy Jackson or a Deputy Mullens has been calling citizens. The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has recently received calls advising that a Deputy Jackson or a Deputy Mullens has been calling citizens telling them there is a warrant for their arrest.
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Tire and wheel manufacturer announces plans for Paris facility

In Lamar County, the Paris Economic Development Corporation has announced that a tire and wheel manufacturer has plans to build a production facility at the city’s Northwest Industrial Park. The Paris News reports Lionshead Speciality Tire & Wheel plans to build a $20 million facility on a 20-acre site. The company expects to bring about 40 new jobs to the area over the next five years. Lionshead has headquarters in Goshen, Indiana, with production facilities in six states.
PARIS, TX
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Lamar County booking report || Sept. 30, 2022

EWING, OCTAVIOUS JAMAL – CRIMINAL MISCHIEF >=$100<$750. SCALES, RODERICK DEWAYNE – MAN DEL CS PG 1 >=4G<200G; MAN DEL CS PG 1-B >=4G<200G; MAN DEL CS PG 2 OR 2-A >=400G; POSS MARIJ >5LBS<=50LBS; MAN DEL CS PG 1-B >=4G<200G.
LAMAR COUNTY, TX
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Unexplained circumstance leads Durant Deputy Chief to take over top spot

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -Multiple sources told News 12 that Durant Police Chief David Houser had been placed on administrative leave. The City of Durant said it’s unable to speak on personnel matters. However the city did tell New 12, Deputy Chief of Police Joe Clark will act as Police...
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Annual college rodeo kicks off in Bryan Co.

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -Thursday marks the first day of the Savage Storm Rodeo in Durant, OK. “It’s one of ten in our region which is Kansas and Oklahoma, all secondary institutions that are junior colleges, universities, tech schools that have rodeo as a sport or even a club, come to compete here,” said SOSU Rodeo Coach, Christi Braudrick.
DURANT, OK
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Lamar County Man Sentenced For Capital Murder

After deliberating for less than 20 minutes, a Lamar County jury has convicted James Henry Elrod III of Capital Murder. Elrod was charged with fatally shooting Ronald Hostetler, Jr. and Cassie Head and hiding their bodies in Hostetler’s house. Elrod reportedly admitted that he knocked both victims out before shooting them in the forehead. Because the prosecution did not seek the death penalty, Elrod was sentenced to Life without Parole.
LAMAR COUNTY, TX
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Free Lamar County First Responder’s Breakfast

Saturday is the First Responder’s free monthly breakfast at First Christian Church in Paris. There will be a $50 door prize for the first responder guessing the number of items in a jar as they enter. Serving begins at 8:00 am and ends at 9:00 am. In addition, first responders get complementary gifts and to-go boxes for those unable to leave their work site.
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Lamar County SO To Test Tornado Sirens

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office will conduct its monthly test of the Emergency Warning System on Friday, Sep 30, at 10:30 am. The testing will include the emergency warning sirens in the Powderly, Hopewell, Roxton, and Pattonville areas. In addition, they will test if weather conditions permit. Alternate Testing...
LAMAR COUNTY, TX
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Fishing rule change seen as boost to Atoka tourism

ATOKA, Okla. (KTEN) — The City of Atoka is hoping a recent fishing rule change will increase tourism to the city. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife implemented a new regulation that removes the 14-inch minimum length limit for bass and lets anglers keep one bass greater than 16 inches per day.
ATOKA, OK
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Texas BBQ Blowout to be held Dec. 1-3

Pitmasters and BBQ lovers will be living their best life this December 3rd in Paris, Texas. Seeking to seize on the newfound craze of competitive BBQ cooking, a new event taking place the first weekend of the month will host cookers from all across the region battling it out for The Texas BBQ Blowout Champion title and prizes totaling more than $12,000.
PARIS, TX

Win Tickets to see Gary Allan at Taloa Music Festival Grant, OK

Time for a road trip to Grant, Oklahoma for the first-ever Taloa Music Festival on Saturday, October 8, at Choctaw Casino and Resort. The outdoor festival will feature some of the best newcomers in country music including a performance from country icon Gary Allan. Allan has produced more than 26 singles in his career including chart-toppers "Nothing On But The Radio," "Watching Airplanes," "Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)," "Her Man," and countless others.
GRANT, OK
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Caddo advances to state again to defend 2021 title

CADDO, Oklahoma (KTEN) - Once again the Caddo Lady Bruins are headed to the state tournament to defend their 2021 fast pitch state title. Caddo beat Rattan 9-0 in five innings, highlighted by Oklahoma-commit Kadey Lee McKay's two-run home run in the third inning.
CADDO, OK
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Another year, another trip to state for Silo baseball

SILO, Oklahoma (KTEN) - Once again the Silo Rebels are headed back to the OSSAA Class A State Tournament. Silo beat Union City 14-0 in five innings on Thursday and then followed that up with a 9-2 win over Dale to clinch their spot.
SILO, OK
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Man found guilty of capital murder in shooting death of two

LAMAR COUNTY, Texas (KXII) - It only took a Lamar County jury 20 minutes to find the man guilty of capital murder in the death of Ronald Hostetler, Jr. and Cassie Head. According to Lamar County District Attorney Gary Young, James Heath Elrod, III, was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole on Tuesday.
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2022 Red River Valley Fair

For more than 100 years, the Red River Valley Fair in Lamar County has been entertaining guests with a carnival midway, arts & crafts exhibits, livestock show, live on-stage entertainment, exhibits, lots of food and fun, and much, much more. For area residents, the Fair is a yearly September event...
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Lamar County Covid Update

The Paris – Lamar County Health District issued its latest report Tuesday on Covid in the county. It shows 95 active cases of the virus. There were 14 PCR positive tests and25 Antigen tests. No new fatalities were reported.
LAMAR COUNTY, TX
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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...
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