Coalgate Police make marijuana bust after traffic stop
COALGATE, Okla. (KXII) - One person was arrested after Coalgate Police found marijuana plants and soil in the back of a box truck they impounded on Saturday. According to the Coalgate Police Department, a driver was pulled over for traffic offenses when officers discovered that the truck’s tag had been expired since 2020.
Fire crews battle wildfire near Mill Creek in Johnston County
JOHNSTON COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - Firefighters from Johnston and Pontotoc County combined to keep a fire in Mill Creek from spreading Wednesday. Eight different fire departments, along with BIA and Oklahoma Forestry responded to the blaze between Connerville and Mill Creek. Flames spread across more than 100 acres, and high...
A generous award from The Choctaw Nation will help develop downtown Atoka
ATOKA, Okla. (KXII) - The city was awarded $340,250 to go towards the Downtown Atoka Greenspace Project. The first phase of the project: a stage across from city hall. The Choctaw Nation presented the award through the Choctaw Development Fund. “They invest in communities all over southeastern Oklahoma, and we’re...
How personal income has changed in Johnston County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Johnston County, Oklahoma and how it compares to state and national levels.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $3.39 in Coalgate as of 2024-02-21. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Caddo woman flown from single-vehicle accident near Caney
ATOKA COUNTY – One person was injured in a single vehicle accident in Atoka County on Thursday night. Kyle Emerson, 37, of Caddo, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado on Folsom Road approximately 3 miles south of Caney at about 10:41 p.m., according to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Allen Lady Mustangs search for first State Tournament appearance in 21 years
Allen, Okla. (KTEN) - That's the sound the Allen Lady Mustangs are hoping to hear a lot of. With only one win away from making the Oklahoma High School State Basketball Tournament, the Lady Mustangs have a chance to break history on the hardwood for their first state appearance since 2003.
Kiowa, OK Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of kiowa..
Downtown Atoka gets big boost from Choctaw Nation
ATOKA, Okla. (KTEN) — Thanks to a generous check, a plan to turn downtown Atoka into an entertainment destination is coming to life. The Choctaw Nation donated $340,000 Friday to support the Greenspace project. "These monies today mean we are able to give our citizens more than what we...
Stringtown, February 17 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Pittsburg High School basketball team will have a game with Kiowa High School on February 17, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
Caddo resident speaks out about downed stop sign in her neighborhood
CADDO, Okla. - A Caddo woman is expressing her frustration with the county after she said that a stop sign in her neighborhood has been down for over a year. Dodie Gilmore lives near White Rock and Cheyenne Road in Atoka County. There is supposed to be a stop sign...
A new head football coach for Allen Mustangs
ALLEN, Okla. (KTEN) — KTEN can confirm that Allen Public Schools has hired Chad Elerick as its next head football coach. Elerick has more than 10 years of coaching experience, although he has most recently been in private business as the owner of his own company. Elerick replaces Matt...
Audit finds funds misused at Mannsville school
MANNSVILLE, Okla. (KTEN) —Mannsville Public Schools Interim Superintendent Donna Anderson is in the process of sending audit findings to the Johnston County Sheriff's Office after the report showed possible altered documents and misused funds during the 2022-2023 school year. "It appears that these findings continued into this current year...
Stonewall man sentenced for series of bank robberies in Oklahoma and Texas
A man convicted of robbing banks in Oklahoma and Texas has been sentenced to federal prison. In Oklahoma City federal court earlier this month, Zakary Keegan Reynolds, 39, of Stonewall, southeast of Oklahoma City, was sentenced to five years and six months in prison on each of three separate counts of bank robbery. The sentences are to run concurrently.
Going once, going twice, an Atoka man knows how to fetch the very best price
ATOKA, Okla. (KXII) - Matthew Sandmann is crowned 2024 Oklahoma Champion Auctioneer. Sandmann said winning the title of champion auctioneer against tough competition was “surreal. ”When they called me, I almost want to fall down. It was a little shocking and exciting all their at the same time,” he said.
Area high school basketball playoff scores – Feb. 10, 2024
The high school basketball playoffs began on Thursday. Here are the scores from last night’s games for local teams. Caddo 83, Ringling 31 (Girls) Union City 61, Rock Creek 47 (Girls) Caddo 98, Central Marlow 60 (Boys) Union City 57, Rock Creek 52 (Boys) Talihina 50, Bennington 39 (Boys)
Caddo Bruins do the teaching at home versus Central High
Caddo, Okla. (KTEN) - Caddo Bruins in the district tourney are a team you do not want to meet. DJ Dill and the Bruins dominate Central High 98-60.
Aggies Run-Rule Valpo, Lehigh to Open 2024 Season
BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION - The No. 24 Texas A&M softball team run-ruled Valpo (11-0) and Lehigh (12-4) to open the 2024 season, Friday night at Davis Diamond. The pair of victories marked the 2,000th win in Aggie softball program history. Allie Enright led Ol’ Sarge’s charges finishing the night 4-for-5, including...
Caddo Lady Bruins dominate Ringling by 52 in district tournament
Caddo, Okla. (KTEN) - Caddo Lady Bruins take care of business at home to advance in the district tournament. Lady Bruins take the Blue Devils to work 83-31.
Highschool Soccer | 15 February Atoka Boys Game Notice
The Atoka Boys Soccer team will have a Non-conference game with Ardmore(Ardmore, OK) on 15 February, 2024, 7 PM. As of now, Wampus Cats has won 5 games and lost 5 games, and the winning rate is 0.5.