Wilson, OK

New restaurant, retail shops coming to Ardmore

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Ardmore is growing again-the city has several new retail and restaurants on the way. Right now a building sits empty on Market Street, but soon it will be home to a Qdoba Mexican restaurant, a Jersey Mikes sub shop and a Sport Clips barber shop. City...
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Patricia June Byrd Cobb

Surrounded by her family and long-time caregivers, Patricia June Byrd Cobb passed on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, at the age of 91. She was born November 5, 1930, in Ardmore, to Elbert Wayne Byrd and Clara Holt Byrd and became elder sister to Elbert Wayne Byrd, II—whom, in an early demonstration of her presence, she dubbed “Pete” upon first meeting him, the name he still goes by today. An educator herself, she was daughter to a public school educator, sister to a public school administrator, wife to a public school educator and administrator, mother to two public school educators and administrators, and mother-in-law to a public school educator. Her dedication to public service, her keen intellect, and her sensitivities and insights into others made her a quiet but powerful presence in the lives of all those close to her.
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Former employee takes Ardmore schools to federal court

ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — An Ardmore woman is filing a federal lawsuit against Ardmore City Schools, claiming racial discrimination from her former employer. Veronica Taylor worked for Lincoln Elementary School as a cafeteria manager. In 2018, she said an employee called her a racial slur, which she reported. “There's...
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Man arrested for multiple rapes in Carter County

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - A man has been arrested for multiple rapes in Carter County. 26-year-old Tykwan McGee is accused of raping an adult woman and a child under the age of ten in Ardmore. According to a federal document filed online, this was not a random attack. Since McGee...

Vandal smashes road signs, gate in Carter County

CARTER COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - Residents in Gene Autry and Springer are working together to find the person who knocked down at least 12 road signs, and smashed one family’s gate. Neighbors said it felt like whoever committed the crime knocked down every sign on the street. “Pretty much...
Pauls Valley Daily Democrat

Honor comes with Ardmore highway

A section of U.S. Highway 77 will be officially dedicated to longtime Ardmore city commissioner and mayor Martin Dyer on Friday, Jan. 28. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. and be held on the southwest corner of the intersection of U.S. 77 and State Highway 142. There is a nearby parking lot available for attendees.

Davis bank president invests in disability and community services

A legacy of community service. It’s a way for life for Wes Hilliard who follows in the footsteps of his father, uncles and grandfathers on both sides. They were either preachers or politicians. Hilliard, who lives in Sulphur with wife Melissa and their three children, is community president at...

Lone Grove's Mosley, Plainview's Pickens, Ringling's Johnson named to All-State football team

It’s safe to say the 2021 high school football season didn’t disappoint as area athletes put up impressive numbers to help propel their squads to success. That didn’t go unnoticed, as numerous players were selected to the 2022 All-State football team, including Lone Grove’s Jordan Mosley, Plainview’s Caden Pickens and Ringling's Brayden Johnson.

Ringling man arrested for pointing rifle at man

RINGLING, Okla. (KXII) - A Ringling man is accused of pointing his rifle at another man. Court documents accused 58-year-old Jay Dale Herrington of willfully pointing his Sport King carbine .22 at a man on New Year’s Day. Herrington is facing a felony charge for pointing the rifle. If...

Marietta man accused of starving horses

MARIETTA, Okla. (KXII) - A Marietta man is accused of starving his horses. According to court documents, a Love County deputy was approached by a man who claimed he had been feeding two horses in a nearby pasture who always looked emaciated and never had water. The deputy investigated and...

Town Hall Meeting Monday to discuss proposed rate increase

Davis residents with questions regarding the proposed rate increase for water/sewer can attend at Town Hall meeting Monday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. Davis City Manger Andy Holland said that this meeting is informational and educational in its purpose only. Holland said that residents will be asked to share their desires and concerns with the council before they make the vote on the pending rate increases.

Davis faces area foes on back-to-back nights

Good, local competition tested the Davis basketball teams last week with hard fought games on back-to-back nights Jan. 17-18. The Lady Wolves found traction offensively and put up two of their highest scoring games of year, with a win and loss. The Davis boys played solid basketball early in both games, then struggled to keep pace in a pair of losses to Wynnewood and Sulphur.

Charles Ray Eddington

Charles Ray Eddington 83, of Davis, Okla., passed away on Thursday Jan. 20, 2022, at the Duncan Regional Hospital in Duncan. He was born on June 19, 1938, in Cumberland, Okla., to the late Raymond Eddington and Gracie Lorene Luker Eddington. Charles was raised in Cumberland and graduated from Madill High School in 1956. He attended 2 years of college before joining the.

Velma (Noland) Decker

of Oklahoma City, will be held 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Green Hill Cemetery in Davis, with Pastor Willard McCartney, Jr. officiating. Velma was born April 12, 1931, at Wynnewood View, to the late Walter Earl and Margaret (Hicks) Noland. She died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Oklahoma City, at the age of 90 years, 9 months and 9 days.