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Classmates, friends remember Kingston High School student killed in crash  KXII-TV

KINGSTON, Okla. (KXII)-- It was a surprise to everyone in Kingston when they learned that on Friday, 18-year-old Robert Privett Jr. died in a wreck on Highway ...

Kingston High School student killed in crash on Highway 70  KXII-TV

Kingston police say that the crash involved a semi and a pick-up truck, sources say both vehicles were on fire after the crash. An 18-year-old Kingston High ...

“He was the nicest person,” Friends remember Oklahoma student killed in Marshall County crash  KFOR Oklahoma City

KINGSTON, Okla. - The community of Kingston is mourning the loss of one of their high school students. Just after 5 p.m. on January 25, officials say 18-year-old ...

Community reacts to Kingston fatal crash  KTEN

Robert Privit Jr., 18, lost his life Friday when his crew cab pickup struck an 18-wheeler east of Kingston.

Trial set for former Kingston teacher charged with rape  KXII-TV

The case involving a former Kingston Public Schools teacher who's charged with three counts of rape will go to trial.

Expanded Kingston High School opens with links to the past  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> With the new academic year about to begin, a ceremony to mark the opening of the newly expanded Kingston High School drew nearly 100 ...

Genoa-Kingston High School finishes first-ever Start With Hello week  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Students and staff at Genoa-Kingston High School finished their first Start With Hello spirit week with a lip-sync performance for the ages. Tara Wilkins ...

New details about Kingston marina shooting  KTEN

Marshall County Sheriff Danny Cryer said the trouble started when a group tried to stop 21-year-old Trace Fisher from driving while intoxicated.

Kingston High School project has $1.7 million to use toward unexpected costs  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> School district officials say the second phase of the $137.5 million Kingston High School renovation and expansion project has $1.7 million ...

Flu outbreak closing some Oklahoma schools  KTEN

Classes at Atoka Public Schools will be canceled Tuesday and Wednesday.

New KHS field house steps fail to meet code  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. — The first phase of the $137.5 million Kingston High School expansion and renovation project is not as complete as district officials had ...

Garvin County district has plan to replace high school  KTEN

Elmore City-Pernell Public Schools Superintendent Jennifer Cruz says the $18 million bond proposal would also fund a new gymnasium.

Some parents upset with school's moment of silence  KXII-TV

Some parents are upset by a moment of silence they call too political, coinciding with a National Student walkout Wednesday.

Caraway steps down, Kingston football coach search begins  KXII-TV

John Caraway has decided to step down as the head coach of the Kingston Redskins after seven seasons.

Bill would make teacher strikes illegal in Oklahoma  KTEN

House Bill 2214 was introduced by Rep. Todd Russ (R-District 55), whose wife is a public school teacher.

Mid-Hudson Valley 2018 in photos | Local News |  The Daily Freeman

Revelers welcome 2018 Buy Now Jan. 1: Despite sub-freezing temperatures, hundreds came out to Uptown Kingston to celebrate the arrival of 2018. Above ...

Oklahoma player drills halfcourt trey with utter nonchalance  USA TODAY High School Sports

Kingston player drills midcourt shot like it's no big deal.

Maysville schools propose $220K bond issue  KTEN

If voters approve, the district plans to use the funds for computers, textbooks and school vehicles.

Kingston Double Dips at Basketball State Tournament  KTEN

The Kingston Redskins have been nearly unbeatable in Class 3A this season.

Roosevelt Bridge reopens after truck recovery  KTEN

The truck careened off the Roosevelt Memorial Bridge last Thursday after colliding with a car on the two-lane span.

Upgrades to Kingston High School's Salzmann Building nearly complete  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The current phase of the Kingston High School renovation project is expected to be completed this summer.

Chickasaw Nation and HealthCorps partner to transform local students' lives  Theadanews

Ivan Silva joined the ranks of HealthCorps, a national health and wellness nonprofit organization founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz, to gain public health experience ...

HV Marching Band Ranked First Ahead of State Championship

An Ulster County high school marching band is ranked first going into the state championship.

Serious accident slows traffic near Kingston  KTEN

KINGSTON, OK -- Kingston police said the driver of a black truck may have suffered some kind of medical condition which caused him to pass out and cross the ...

Officials identify victims of Roosevelt Bridge crash  KTEN

The information was released more than two weeks after a fiery crash that forced the shutdown of Roosevelt Memorial Bridge over Lake Texoma.

Man, mom arrested in Texoma murder case  KTEN

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Okla. -- Investigators now know the name of the man whose remains were found in Pushmataha County earlier this week, and they've ...

One dead after Tishomingo fire  KTEN

TISHOMINGO, Okla. -- One man is dead following a Wednesday night fire in Tishomingo, Oklahoma Firefighters said the man's wife came home and found her ...

Choctaw County school employee pleads guilty to embezzlement  KTEN

Lori Baskin, former treasurer of Swink Public School, was accused of using upwards of $40000 of federal money earmarked for the district.

Work begins to recover truck from Lake Texoma  KTEN

The Roosevelt Memorial Bridge could reopen to traffic on Friday night, but the timetable remains uncertain.

Oklahoma opens medical marijuana hotline  KTEN

Do you have questions about Oklahoma's new medical marijuana law? There's now a number you can call for answers.

Affidavit: Exec spent youth baseball funds on vacations  KTEN

There is new information about the embezzlement arrest of Justin Alberda, the former commissioner of the Durant OK Kids Baseball League.

Homicide suspected after man's body found in Ada  KTEN

A call from a concerned relative led Pontotoc County deputies to a man's body on Monday evening.

Defending champ Harrah well-prepared for Mid-America slate  Theadanews

The Class 4A 15th-ranked Harrah Lady Panthers have been battle-tested this season and will continue on that rugged course while playing in the 2018 Vision ...

Durant youth baseball official arrested for embezzlement  KTEN

Justin Alberda is the commissioner of the board for the Durant OK Kids Baseball league.

Officials ID teens who died in Tishomingo creek  KTEN

Johnston County Emergency Management said the remains were found along Pennington Creek around the original search area.

One dead, two hurt in accident near Madill  KTEN

MADILL, Okla. -- One person was killed and two others were seriously hurt Wednesday in an accident on the outskirts of Madill. Troopers said a sedan crossed ...

Two-state pursuit leads to Marshall County drug bust  KTEN

"We found baggies, scales, firearms, and a stolen motorcycle to boot," Marshall County Sheriff Danny Cryer said.

Garvin County deputy assaulted by arson suspect  KTEN

A Houston-area woman was jailed in Garvin County Wednesday after allegedly setting fire to a barn and then assaulting a deputy.

Hundreds of bikers ride for Durant infant  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. --- Usually, it only takes a little sunshine to bring this many motorcycle riders together. But on Friday, it was all for Dahlia Ussery, who died three ...

Police action angers some Achille residents  KTEN

Some citizens are calling for the entire Achille Police Department to be terminated.

Former Tishomingo teacher guilty of lewd acts  KTEN

Shelley Jo Duncan had been charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old student in 2016.

Durant competes for $500000 downtown makeover  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- A list of 12,000 U.S. cities has been narrowed to 20 being considered for national exposure on a TV makeover show. Durant is on that list.

Durant makes final cut in reality show contest  KTEN

Durant is a finalist for a $500000 redevelopment grant awarded by the Small Business Revolution TV show.

Three trucks collide in Durant; one dead  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- Traffic was flowing again Tuesday evening, more than 14 hours after three 18-wheelers were involved in a fatal accident at the intersection of ...

Pauls Valley hospital closes; 'no other path forward'  KTEN

Just a month after the Pauls Valley City Council installed new management at the community's financially troubled hospital, Pauls Valley Regional Medical ...

Achille mayor arrested after break-in  KTEN

Achille Mayor David Northcutt was arrested Monday morning after police say he broke into a Calera residence.

Truck driver killed in Garvin County crash  KTEN

GARVIN COUNTY, Okla. -- A Texas truck driver was killed Monday morning in a fiery crash involving two 18-wheelers on Interstate 35 near Wynnewood.

Two behind bars and another on the run after drug bust  KTEN

KINGSTON, OK -- Two people are behind bars and a man is on the run after a drug bust at a business in Marshall County. Now customers of that business may ...

Malfunction blamed for boat crash at Lake Texoma marina  KTEN

Marina workers told KTEN the vessel malfunctioned, going full-throttle after the forward gear was engaged at Buncombe Creek Marina.

Witness describes inferno after fuel tanker crash  KTEN

KINGSTON, Okla. -- A Bonham man lost his life Thursday evening after the tanker he was driving overturned and more than 8,000 gallons of fuel exploded.

Bonham man dies in fiery tanker crash  KTEN

The accident resulted in the shutdown of Highway 70 near Kingston for hours Thursday night and into Friday morning.

Two fishermen drown in McCurtain County  KTEN

McCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. -- Two Idabel men died after their fishing boat was swamped Sunday afternoon on a private lake in the Goodwater community.

New health care option coming to Ada  KTEN

The Central Oklahoma Family Medical Center will soon open a new 8000 square foot facility at 905 Colony Drive.

Ada police ask for help to locate missing woman  KTEN

Robin Buckley, 35, was last seen at the Pauls Valley train station after being heard talking about traveling to California.

Pauls Valley hospital on the brink of shutdown  KTEN

Staffers told KTEN a history of poor management is behind the threat to terminate operations.

Inmate escapes from Stringtown prison  KTEN

ATOKA COUNTY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says an inmate escaped from the Mack Alford Correctional Center north of Stringtown on ...

Truck crash won't delay Ardmore deli's grand opening  KTEN

ARDMORE, Okla. -- McAlister's Deli in Ardmore remains on schedule for Friday's scheduled grand opening after a truck crashed through the front of the ...

Kingston High School renovation delayed and reduced in size, but cost is unchanged  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON >> The timeline for renovating and expanding Kingston High School has been extended by five years because state Education Department ...

OSSAA Basketball Scores and Highlights (2/26)  KTEN

Teams across Texoma, and the rest of the state, try to punch their tickets to the next round.

SOSU signs big class on signing day  KXII-TV

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern football coach Bo Atterberry has announced the addition of 44 signees who signed letters of intent on national signing day.

Durant resident has harrowing encounter with burglar  KTEN

"Eleasah Horton had his pockets full of items. The suspect told the victim he was there to kill him," police said in a written statement.

Kingston High School additions expected to be ready in September  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Students are expected to begin use of the two new wings at Kingston High School at the start of the 2017-18 academic year.

Oklahoma schools required to teach high school students to manage finances

Oklahoma students, effective this May, now must demonstrate an understanding in banking, taxes, investing, loans, insurance, identity theft and eight other areas ...

Kitsap students walk out to protest school shootings  Kitsap Sun

SILVERDALE — Students from Kitsap County added their voices Wednesday to the movement calling for school safety and tighter gun laws in the wake of the ...

Several shave heads to support 16-year-old Genoa girl with cancer  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A few dozen people crowded into the Genoa-Kingston High School library to cheer on those who volunteered to shave their heads in solidarity with a ...

Former students remember Kingston High School as it gets ready to celebrate centennial  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON >> Vince DeLuca can't help but smile as he recalls the early days of Kingston High School. It is a warm smile, the kind that comes from wholesome ...

Wynnewood zookeeper 'Joe Exotic' arraigned in murder-for-hire case  KTEN

Joseph Maldonado-Passage was indicted on two counts of hiring someone to commit murder.

KTEN News  KTEN provides local news and weather information for North Texas cities which include Sherman, TX, Denison, TX, as well as Southeastern Oklahoma ...

Suspect sought in Hugo shooting incident  KTEN

The Choctaw County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert for Tarsey King after gunfire in Hugo.

Work to start on $25 million Ardmore shopping center  KTEN

Market Street at Ardmore is building on the growth the city has already experienced.

Atoka shooting suspect charged with attempted murder  KTEN

ATOKA, Okla. -- The man arrested after a clerk was shot and wounded at an Atoka convenience store on Monday has been charged with attempted murder.

Ulster County lawmakers OK $3.26 million for Probation Building renovations  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Ulster County lawmakers have approved spending $3.26 million to renovate the county Probation Department building at 733 Broadway to ...

Shopping center breaks ground in Ardmore  KTEN

Market Street at Ardmore will be the city's fourth major retail center.

Bonham student drowns in Collin County quarry  KTEN

Melissa police said Xzavion Epps struggled after leaping into a water-filled gravel pit on Sunday evening.

Election results: School bond issues win in Silo, Madill  KTEN

For the first time in 20 years, voters said "yes" to a school bond issue in Silo, and a $19.9 million school bond issue was approved by Madill voters.

Have you met the 'Honey Man'?  KTEN

"I have all real good stuff, and I need all the help I can get," said 80-year-old Bill Morgan.

Controversy over school play riles Kingston  Hudson Valley One

An upcoming run of performances of a classic Agatha Christie play at Kingston High School has stoked controversy, both for the story's origins and for a billboard ...

Arrests in Garvin County home invasion case  KTEN

GARVIN COUNTY, Okla. -- Authorities say four arrests have been made in connection with Thursday's home invasion robbery at Katie residence that left one ...

Cattle rustlers making a comeback in Oklahoma  KTEN

ADA, Okla. -- One of the oldest Wild West crimes — cattle rustling — is making a comeback in Oklahoma. Just ask rancher Jet McCoy. "We started coming up ...

Carter County couple facing child abuse charges  KTEN

Douglas Hart Jr., 33, Is charged with child abuse; Elizabeth Hart is charged with enabling.

Calera wreck leaves seven injured  KTEN

Calera police said an 18-wheeler crashed into four other vehicles at an intersection on U.S. 69/75 around 3 p.m. Thursday.

No more beer? It could happen in parts of Texoma  KTEN

Coal County might have to go dry, and there will be new restrictions in Carter, Marshall and Atoka counties.

Clerk shot at Atoka convenience store  KTEN

A female employee at Buddy's Handy Mart was wounded in the Monday afternoon holdup attempt.

Fire science offerings expand at Kishwaukee Education Consortium  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Students can get college credit on fast track to full-time work in industry.

Ardmore Army vet advocates for medical marijuana  KTEN

Next month, Oklahomans will vote on State Question 788, which would legalize marijuana for medical use. Now one Ardmore veteran is sharing his story, saying ...

Two dead in highway crash near Madill  KTEN

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the accident involved two pickup trucks that collided at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Simpson Road.

Counties say $230M missing from ODOT road fund  KTEN

Pontotoc and eight other counties want to know what happened to the money they need to repair roads and bridges.

District defends change in scope of Kingston High School renovation project  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON >> School district officials are defending changes made in the scope of work for the $137.5 million renovation and expansion of Kingston High ...

Will Oklahoma 'spring ahead' permanently?  KTEN

The Oklahoma Legislature is considering a bill that would implement Daylight Saving Time year-round.

Ardmore shop offers medical marijuana education  KTEN

Pure Wellness CBD is focusing on explaining the required application process to veterans and their families.

Storm shelter grant available in Marshall County  KTEN

MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. -- Marshall County residents will be a little safer this tornado season. They can now apply for a grant to get a home storm shelter ...

Secrets of the Lake: Old Woodville  KTEN

LAKE TEXOMA -- Beautiful Lake Texoma, built as a flood control lake in the late 1930s, it was once one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States.

Choctaw Nation: Sky's the limit for drone program  KTEN

"I feel like we're almost the NASA of Southeastern Oklahoma/North Texas," said tribal Chief Gary Batton.

One dead, one in custody after shooting in Latta  KTEN

LATTA, Okla. -- The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office says an Ada man is behind bars for shooting and killing a man Wednesday morning. The sheriff's office said ...

Rape charges spark tension  Times Herald-Record

KINGSTON — Charges that five boys raped a girl at Kingston High School Friday are sparking racial tensions in the city. "This girl is just like Tawana Brawley, ...

Texoma schools closing due to flu outbreak  KTEN

A growing number of districts in the KTEN viewing area canceled classes starting Wednesday to keep the illness from spreading.

KTEN Home - - Texoma news, weather and sports  KTEN provides breaking news and weather information for the Texoma area which includes Sherman, TX, Denison, TX, Durant, OK, Ada, OK, and Ardmore, ...

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

Hundreds gather in Madill to honor fallen Oklahoma soldier

About 800 people gathered Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Madill to honor Oklahoma Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Joe L. Cunningham, of Edmond, who ...

Jury: Ex-Paoli officer guilty of sexual assault  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- Bryon Gordon, a former police chief and reserve deputy, was found guilty Friday of sexually assaulting his brother-in-law, who has Down ...

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