Duncan woman sentenced in connection to child’s death
STEPHENS CO., Okla. (KSWO) - A Duncan woman who was charged with child abuse in connection to a child’s death has been sentenced after pleading guilty. According to court documents, Caitlyn Downs has been sentenced to 180 months and 5 years of probation. Caitlyn Downs pleaded guilty to child...
Law enforcement investigating after man found dead in Carter County
CARTER COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - Law enforcement in Carter County is investigating after a body was found Wednesday afternoon. The Carter County Sheriff’s office said that a man was found dead in a truck in the Healdton area. There is no word on whether the death is considered suspicous.
How personal income has changed in Carter 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 Carter County, Oklahoma and how it compares to state and national levels.
Ardmore leaders assess financial impact of Michelin shutdown
ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — Ardmore officials are taking a conservative approach when it comes to the planning process for the city's 2024-25 fiscal year budget, considering the impending shutdown of Michelin's tire production facility by the end of next year. Michelin is Carter County's biggest employer. "We don't think...
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.
American Legion Post 55 seeks to honor Korean War Veterans
DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) - The American Legion Post 55 in Duncan said they’re helping the South Korean Government in a task they say is a monumental one. That is, to put a new medal in the hands of Korean War Veterans, and their families, without ever leaving the country.
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...
Footloose Turns 40 Tomorrow, Check Out the Oklahoma Town That Inspired It
February 17th, 1984. Footloose premieres in theaters and this crazy plot has Oklahoma roots. I had no idea this movie was based off of a somewhat true story. If you have never seen Footloose, the plot is simple. Ren McCormack (played by Kevin Bacon) moves to the town of Bomont which has banned rock music and dancing in the town. I was not a kid of the 80's, so when I heard about the plot of this movie, I thought it was the dumbest thing ever. Turns out, this was real thing that happened in Oklahoma and Hollywood thought it would make an interesting movie.
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...
Today the gas price is close to $2.79 in Wilson as of 2024-02-22. Find the available 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 Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Lifters Vie at Chickasha
The Davis powerlifting team competed Feb. 15 in Chickasha at the 5th Annual Dave Tapp Invitational. Jacob McClellan captured his second straight first-place finish in the heavyweight division. McClellan recorded 585 pounds on squat, 365 on bench and 645 on deadlift. The junior racked up a 1595 total and individually...
The Addams Family is coming to Duncan
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Addams Family is coming to Duncan and there has been a lot of preparation. Leigh McEntire plays Alice and Ainsley McEntire plays Wednesday, in the upcoming play. This is not their first time working together. ”I look up to my mom a lot with singing...
Mark Melton, New Associate District Judge for Murray County, Appointed by Governor Stitt
Governor Kevin Stitt has named Mark Melton as the new associate district judge for Murray County. Melton is recognized for his dedication to the legal profession. Melton started his legal career as a personal injury lawyer, then moved into civil litigation. In 2014, he established his private practice in Davis, OK, dealing with a range of legal issues including family, criminal, and civil cases.
7th grade academic opinions
Now that DMS is in the 2nd semester, 7th graders get to have a fresh start on their grades. Conner Brooks, a 7th grader at DMS, says that he thinks the school is pretty cool, and also says his favorite class is math because it’s easy for him. Brooks also thinks that the school’s way of teaching is kinda bad but not the worst for him. He says “I don’t like English because I don’t understand any of the work I’m given or what is being taught in the class.” He also says that his favorite teacher is Ms. Ford because she is very nice to him.
Collinsville pulls off another incredible comeback to advance ot over Lindsay
CALLISBURG, Texas (KTEN)- Collinsville is making a living at dramatic, late game double digit comebacks. Down 11 against Lindsay in their regional quarterfinal matchup, the Lady Pirates came storming back to secure the improbable 48-44 victory. With the win, they advance to the regional tournament. They'll face Lipan in the...
Jackets qualify 5 for state
The reins of the Kingfi sher High School wrestling program are firmly in the grasp of Steven Wilson. If last weekend’s performance was any indication, those reins are in excellent hands. Wilson’s Yellowjackets qualified five individuals for the Class 3A state tournament with their showings at the west regional...
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 ...
Davis Wolves District Champions
DISTRICT CHAMPS. The Wolves played Stratford Feb. 16 at home for Districts and won 46-40. Both teams are moving on to the regional tournament Feb. 23-24 at Dale. The Davis Wolves won the district championship at home on Feb. 16 defeating Stratford in the Class 2A Area I District 4 Tournament. The Lady Wolves fell behind early to Stratford and ended losing their bid to a title.
One Step Closer
Tigers outduel Battiest for Class B regional crown. The Wilson Tiger varsity basketball team continued their historic 2023-2024 season this past Saturday night with a 68-60 win over the Battiest Panthers in the championship game of the Class B, Area III regional tournament at Roff High School. The regional championship...
Voter Registration Deadline Approaches
Friday, March 8 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the April 2nd Board of Education and Sulphur Municipal Election, Murray County Election Board Secretary Rhonda Summers said. Summers said that persons who are United States Citizens, residents of Oklahoma,...