DA Hicks seeks death penalty in Athena Brownfield case
Jason Hicks, District Attorney for Oklahoma District 6 which includes Caddo, Grady, Stephens and Jefferson Counties has filed a Bill of Particulars seeking the death penalty for Alysia Adams, one of the caretakers charged in 4-year-old Athena Brownfield’s death. Court documents said Alysia confessed that Brownfield was beaten and...
Southern Oklahoma cities search for top cops
(KTEN) — The help wanted sign is out at four southern Oklahoma police departments: Ardmore, Madill, Colbert and Davis. Davis city officials will be looking for a top cop for the first time in two decades after Chief Daniel Cooper's retirement announcement. His last day is set for May 24.
Man charged for leading Carter County deputy on high-speed chase, DUI
CARTER COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A man has been charged in Carter County for allegedly leading a deputy on a high-speed chase while he was intoxicated. According to court documents, a deputy with the Carter County deputy was trying to pull over Kevin Osuna, 26, near Springer on Highway 53, when Osuna took off.
A facelift for Love County Library
MARIETTA, Okla. (KTEN) — A ribbon-cutting was held Tuesday evening for the newly-renovated Love County Library. All the updates were to the inside of the library, including new flooring, study spaces, and the addition and removal of some of the inner walls. Executives with the Southern Oklahoma Library System...
State funding could boost Ardmore hydrogen plant plans
ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — Legislation proposed in the Oklahoma Senate could provide state funding for multi-million dollar projects. Sen. Jerry Alvord (R-District 14) is sponsoring Senate Bill 1428, indirectly aimed at Woodside Energy's proposed hydrogen plant in Ardmore. "We're losing Michelin. We're losing many, many jobs. We're losing a...
Ardmore rallies around beloved Sonic employee facing cancer battle
ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Donna Shelton has become an Ardmore staple, serving her community at the Sonic on Grand Avenue for more than forty years. “She’s got a signature greeting, ‘Hey baby! That’s to everybody, ‘Hey baby!’,” Annette Wilson, Donna’s sister said. But...
Comanche Nation chairman declares special meeting for own suspension unconstitutional
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Days before the Comanche People were set to vote on the suspension of their Chairman, the Chairman is canceling the special meeting himself while calling it unconstitutional. The Special Meeting for the General Council was set for Saturday, Feb. 24 regarding the possible suspension of Mark...
Man facing multiple counts in illegal marijuana crackdown
ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — One of at least six people linked to illegal marijuana grows in Ringling and Healdton is jailed in Ardmore. Ahn Le, 39, is facing five charges, including drug trafficking, distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, and conspiracy against the state. Le was booked on Wednesday.
Lone Grove girls basketball player Maddy Torres voted SBLive's Oklahoma High School Athlete of the Week
Maddy Torres did her part to help get her team a win recently. Torres, a junior guard for the Lone Grove girls basketball team, led her squad with 14 points as the Lady Longhorns picked up a 50-33 win against Dickson on Feb. 9. For her efforts, Torres was voted the SBLive Oklahoma High School ...
Stay careful in the kitchen, firefighters say
MARIETTA, Okla. (KXII) - A fire on Tuesday at a Love County home started because of a cooking mishap, according to the Fire Departments of Love County. FDLC said the person who lived in the home was able to take the pot off the stove and prevent further damage, but the fire did melt the microwave and damage the kitchen.
Love County Junior Livestock Show a family affair for many
The Love County Junior Livestock Show likely began shortly after the end of WWII. For several years it was held in makeshift pens on a blocked off area on Main Street in Marietta. It was moved to the sale barn where it was held for a time before finding its permanent home at the fairgrounds.
Scoggin charged with manslaughter
Crime scene catches fire in suspicious circumstances. On Thursday, February 8, George Scoggin appeared in Love County District Court before Associate District Judge Todd Hicks and was charged with one count of felony manslaughter, first degree. The charges stem from an incident that took place on Sunday afternoon, February 4....
Woman in More Trouble With the Law in Washington Co.
A woman who already has an outstanding warrant from Stephens County finds herself in more hot water, as she was seen in Washington County Court on Wednesday afternoon. Jamesine Jackson was booked into jail on an aggravated assault domestic abuse charge and unlawful possession of paraphernalia. Officers made contact with...
Duncan coin show to continue at Stephens County Fairgrounds
DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) - Whether its gold, silver, tokens or money, If you have a passion for coins, then Duncan is the place to be this weekend. The Duncan Coin Show kicked off today, Feb. 16, at the Stephens County Fairgrounds. There, attendees can buy, sell or trade coins of all kinds. You can even bring your own coins for free appraisals.
Electric school buses join Lone Grove fleet
LONE GROVE, Okla. (KTEN) — Lone Grove Public Schools has added four new electric buses to its fleet since the beginning of 2024, and three more are on the way in the next couple of months. The district received a $2.75 million EPA grant in 2022 as part of...
Woman arrested for Ardmore breaking and entering
ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - A woman who pled guilty for her role in the 2022 murder of a Madill man is back in jail. Court records show that Julie Kawazoe, 49, was charged with Breaking and Entering at an Ardmore building on Monday. Kawoze was arrested with her boyfriend, David...
Lady Indians fall at district tournament
LINDSAY - The Comanche and Lindsay girls had already played each other three times this season, so there would be no surprises when the two teams took to the floor for the fourth time on Saturday. It would simply come down to which team could execute their game plan better.
Nocona vs Haskell: Boys high school basketball – February 19, 2024
Nocona battled Haskell in a boys high school basketball bi-district round playoff game. The Indians won 60-38.
Murray State College receives $5 million for nursing education center
Murray State College (MSC) in Ardmore, Oklahoma, has announced a $5 million grant from the Southern Oklahoma Memorial Foundation (SOMF) to help fund development of a nursing education center. The grant will support construction of a 57,000 square-foot facility that will include simulation labs, classrooms, lecture halls, collaborative study spaces,...