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Honey Grove Nursing Home Allegedly Out $500K As Ex-Employee Faces Charges Video included

HONEY GROVE, TX -- We're learning more about the elaborate scheme a Bonham woman allegedly used to skim money from a nursing home where she worked.

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Ex-Denison Resident Extradited In Case Involving 7 Break-Ins Near Sherman Video included

SHERMAN, TX -- A former Denison resident is extradited from Stillwater, Oklahoma, to face 7 burglary charges. More>>

Police Looking For Walmart Theft Suspects Video included

DENISON, TX -- Police are looking for suspects involved in two similar Walmart thefts in Denison. The first was on August 13th. Police say a man in a black shirt and gray ball cap walked in to the store, More>>

Ardmore City Officials Answer Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- All summer long, it's been chilling down the nation and bringing awareness to a debilitating disease. Now the ALS ice bucket challenge has arrived in Ardmore. More>>

"Lisapalooza" Concert To Help North Texas Journalist Fighting Cancer

DENTON, TX -- If you want to hear some good music while helping out a worthy cause this weekend we've got just the thing. Lisapalooza starts at noon Saturday Aug. 23rd at Dan's Silver Leaf in Denton and  More>>

Former Bank Officer Enters Plea Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- A former Ardmore bank officer entered a plea earlier this week in a U.S. district court. Richard Guerin pleaded not guilty to 15 counts of an indictment issued last week that accuses him of defrauding First National Bank and Trust.

Arbuckle Ballroom Hosts Final Concert Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- A southern Oklahoma landmark will be closing it's doors this weekend. The Arbuckle Ballroom will host it's final concert Saturday night after more than 40 years in business.

Denison soldier killed in accident makes final trip home Video included

DENISON -- A Denison family is mourning the loss of a son, sibling and soldier. Specialist Wesley Alan Harris spent 8 years in the Army. He died earlier this month near his military base in Tennessee.

Elvis Week In Durant August 25 - 29, 2014 Video included

Durant Main Street and Sterling House Assistant Living is partnering together in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's Disease, we will be doing an Elvis Bingo August 25 - 29. This event will include a life-size Elvis moving from business to business and customers have to find him based off of clues given out. All of this leads up to Elvis on the Square and an Elvis impersonator performance.Click on the video link for more details. More>>

Ada Fireman's Rodeo August 22 - 23, 2014 Video included

An old tradition is coming back to life in Ada, Oklahoma this weekend.On Good Morning Texoma, Lisanne sat down with Rodeo Queen Kaitlyn Callison and Rodeo Princess Joanna Savo to talk more about the fun Friday and Saturday night at the Ada Agra-Plex.The rodeo is sponsored by Ada Firefighters.Friday and Saturday night, August 22nd and 23rd you'll see all your favorite rodeo action. They'll start things off at 7 with a little mutton bustin' for the kids. This is a tradition that goes back to 19... More>>

Sherman Ranks High Among Similar Districts in Texas

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- Sherman ISD is spelling out their recent testing success. According to a release issued Wednesday, when compared to 18 other districts in Texas, all of similar size and makeup More>>

Bonham Woman Indicted On 33 Counts of Forgery

FANNIN COUNTY, TX -- A Texoma grand jury has indicted a Bonham woman on 33 counts of forgery.  Jeri Flanery is also facing one theft charge.  The fannin county district attorney's office says it happened over 


Mosquito Sample Taken In Denison Tests Positive For West Nile Virus Video included

DENISON, TX -- After going all year without a single detection, a group of mosquitoes in Grayson County has now tested positive for West Nile Virus. More>>

Ruiz Foods Celebrates 50th Birthday and Newest Expansion Completion Video included

DENISON, TX -- Thursday marked Ruiz Food's 50th Anniversary. The company is also celebrating its completion of their latest expansion. More>>

Business Booms In Ardmore Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- Several new businesses will open their doors within Ardmore city limits soon. "Business is booming," said Jessica Scott, with the city's department of Development Services. That statement pretty much sums up the business development that is happening in Ardmore.

Bluegrass festival begins in Sherman Video included

SHERMAN -- About a dozen bluegrass bands will take the stage this weekend at a festival in Sherman. After more than half-century, it's music that still strikes a chord with many.

Tishomingo Middle School Closed Following Power Failure

TISHOMINGO, OK -- Students at Tishomingo Middle School were sent home today after administrators say they experienced a power outage at the building. Superintendent Kevin Duncan confirmed the school lost power around 11:45 Thursday morning when a car struck a power line pole in town, More>>

Local Group Restoring and Preserving Durant's History - Volunteers Needed Video included

Drive around any town in Texoma and you see the rich history with homes and properties. But, with age and lack of money many of these old homes are starting to crumble. In many cases, they're being condemned. That's where a non profit group called Durant Restore and Preserve Association comes in.What started as a couple who just wanted to help someone in need, has now turned into a group of 15 or so volunteers who work with homeowners to help restore properties in the Durant area. Former Mrs.... More>>

Water notice rescinded for 1,200 homes in Tanglewood

TANGLEWOOD -- Water at more than 1,000 homes in Tanglewood is now safe for everyone to drink. Elevated levels of nitrites had made it dangerous for newborns to drink.

New Community Choir Looking For Start Up Members Video included

Time to warm up your singing voice! The Grayson College Music Department is starting a new Community Choir. You don't have to be a student to participate but you do have to love music and having fun.The Community Choir will be open to all students and community members of various skill levels and experience. A Large ensemble designed to allow members to sing quality choral music through a variety of repertoire and performance opportunities on campus and in the community.Dates: August 25 - Dec... More>>

Atoka Co. Man Still Missing After Leaving For Town A Month Ago Video included

ATOKA COUNTY, OK -- It's now been more than a month since an Atoka County man with dementia disappeared without a trace.


Diseases Can Spread During Back to School; How to Keep the Kids Healthy Video included

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- Back to School season is in full swing here in Texoma and local health directors are reminding parents to keep your kids healthy through the change. Experts say this time of year is prime for children to pick up diseases because school's back in session.  More>>

Local Foundation Gathers Items For Military Care Packages Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- A local organization is helping several Oklahoma service men and women feel the comforts of home. It's the first year that employees at the Noble Foundation are collectively donating care package and some say they hope it's the start of a community movement.

Pilot In Weekend Plane Crash Identified Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- The name of the pilot killed when his plane crashed in Lake Murray State Park over the weekend has been released. OHP has confirmed that 63-year old Lawrence Brewer of Apache was piloting the 1967 Piper Cherokee when it crashed in the northwest part of the park Saturday afternoon.

Two Arrested On Meth Distribution Charges Video included

CARTER COUNTY, OK -- Sheriff's deputies in Carter County arrested two people this week they say were distributing drugs. 64-year old Thomas Emerson and 41-year old Sonya West were taken into custody Monday after deputies say they found 4 grams of methamphetamine in their house.

Man Arrested In Ardmore For Stolen Vehicle Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- Ardmore police arrested an Oklahoma City man after a short chase behind the wheel and on foot. 36-year old London Huddleston was taken into custody early Tuesday morning for possession of a stolen vehicle. More>>

Texoma Postmasters Affected by Upcoming Postal Program Video included

STRINGTOWN, OK--It won't be long now before thousands of post offices across the country will close their doors earlier than usual. It's part of a new postal service effort to reduce post office hours for locations that don't need to be open eight hours a day.

Invoice for expert witness in Taunton trial causes conflict in Fannin County Video included

BONHAM -- Fannin County Commissioners learned this week they'll have to dip into a rainy-day fund to help cover the cost of a recent high-profile trial. Thomas Taunton was convicted August 12 in the brutal murders of three family members. While the case is over and done, a bill from an expert witness is now causing some conflict.

Shopping Local for Back to School - Last Minute Ideas Video included

It's crunch time to get the kids ready for back to school. On Good Morning Texoma we're helping with those last minute preparations.Donna Dow with Denison Main street showed us everything from eye exams, to ordering that class ring, even keeping the kids healthy and mom and dad energized to survive it all.Click on the video link for more details More>>

Temporary Water Shut-off Planned in Ada Thursday

ADA, OK -- Water service will be temporarily suspended on Thursday, August 21, in a small section of town while crews improve infrastructure. The exact areas to be impacted are from the 700 to 1100 blocks of East Corona and East Arlington. This will include the 700 and 800 blocks of North Texas, North Highland, North Francis, and Beard Street. Service will be suspended beginning at approximately 8 a.m. but should be restored by 3:30 p.m. More>>

Model From Texoma Appears on "America's Next Top Model" Video included

CARTER COUNTY, OK - A woman from Texoma made her national TV debut Monday night on "America's Next Top Model". 23-year old Shy Fan made the cast of the popular reality show that airs on our sister station Texoma CW. More>>

Commissioners Vote Not To Raise County Tax Rate

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX - In a preliminary vote Tuesday, Grayson County Commissioners chose to not increase the county's tax rate. For the last 12 years the county's rate has remained at $.49 per  More>>

Stephens Co. Teenagers Braving Temperatures In 90s During Football Practice Video included

VELMA, OK -- The heat is not stopping thousands of Texoma students from practicing for football season, which starts in just days. More>>

Technology Improving for Alzheimer's Patients and Their Safety Video included

SHERMAN, TX -- Alzheimer's disease affects nearly 2.5 million Americans. Wandering is one of the biggest symptoms of Alzheimer's. A group called "By Your Side" is in the process of creating a smart device that would help patients. More>>

Munson Stadium to Open August 29, One Week Late Video included

DENISON, TX-- It's about to be out with the old and in with the new for the Denison school district. People have been waiting several years for the new high school and football stadium to be unveiled to the public. Although the stadium's ribbon cutting was scheduled for this Friday, faculty says people will have to wait another week.

Parent company of two Texoma hospitals attacked by hackers Video included

MADILL -- The personal information of more than four million patients nationwide is now in the hands of hackers. The company at the center of the security breach operates two hospitals in Texoma.

Spaghetti For Susan Sponsored By Texoma Health Foundation Video included

On KTEN News Midday, introduced you to a woman named Susan Hooper. She's a breast cancer survivor who is now facing the battle all over again. Not only is Susan facing her own treatment with a second round with breast cancer, she's also helping and is an inspiration to so many other local cancer patients. Now, the Texoma Health Foundation in Denison is hosting a Spaghetti for Susan fundraising event. Proceeds go to help Susan meet her deductible with medical bills.Click on the video link to h... More>>

UPDATE: Bonham ISD approves stricter drug testing policy Video included

BONHAM -- The Bonham school board voted Monday night to approve a revised drug testing policy. The new drug testing policy builds on the policy already in place at Bonham ISD.

Local Hospitals Say Texoma Patients May Not Be Impacted By Security Breach

Patients at two Texoma hospitals could be among millions at risk after hackers targeted a hospital network. Community Health Systems announced the breach Monday. The organization operates 206 hospitals in 29 states across the country including Integris Marshall County Medical Center in Madill and The Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant. Community Health Systems says hackers in China have stolen data on four-point-five-million patients. The breach happened sometime in April and ... More>>

2014 Boot Scootin' Ball - Bigger, Better and Earlier This Year Video included

Shine up your boots and get ready to scoot a little two step for a good cause. This year's Boot Scootin' Ball is set for October 4, 2014. The Boot Scootin' Ball is the single largest source of revenue for the life and property-saving services of the Preston Volunteer Emergency Services. PVES provides critical fire protection to the Preston Peninsula and life-saving ambulance services to the Locust, Pottsboro, and Preston communities, including services to 5 marinas.This year the ball is a co... More>>

Sherman Council Approves 7% Property Tax Increase For $65M Budget Video included

SHERMAN, TX -- With one dissenting vote, council members in Sherman approve a property tax hike.

Council Members Reject Denison Thrift Store Showing Items On Street Video included

DENISON, TX -- Council members voted against a zoning change for a store that wants to keep showing items on the street. More>>

Denison Shuts Down City Pool For Repairs For Rest Of The Month Video included

DENISON, TX -- In the midst of August heat, the city shuts down its only public pool.


Grandfather Accused Of Leaving Two Kids In Hot Car In Denison Video included

DENISON, TX -- A Lake Kiowa man is under arrest after police say he left 2 grandkids in a hot car in Denison.


Gov. Fallin Breaks Ground at Lake Murray Lodge Video included

ARDMORE, OK--Gov. Mary Fallin and other Oklahoma state legislators met at Lake Murray State Park Monday afternoon. They were there to break ground on a new multi-million dollar project that's been in the works for several years More>>

Construction on Loy Lake Bridge has Drivers Frustrated; But Businesses Thriving Video included

SHERMAN, TX -- If you've been to the Sherman Town Center this summer, you've probably spent some time sitting in traffic. The Loy Lake Bridge has been closed since May. The construction has left the area congested and drivers say alternate routes can add up to 15 minutes. More>>

Truck carrying flour spills load in rollover wreck in Fannin County

FANNIN COUNTY -- A wrecker crew in Fannin County had their hands full Monday afternoon when a flour truck flipped over on Highway 82. It happened near FM 898 just after noon.

Missing Therapy Dog Found Safe and Sound Video included

HOWE, TX -- Last week KTEN told you about Abby, a shizu therapy dog for soldiers and their families, who went missing. She has been found. Abby's owner says they found her in Howe early Sunday afternoon.

Colton's Run 2014, Registration and Sponsorships Available

Colton's Run is set for October 18, 2014! Colton would have been starting his senior year of high school. This year we have a goal of giving out 20 scholarships to Colton's class. In order to reach this goal we need your help. There is a New Race Medal Sponsorship that will help us reach our goal of 20 scholarships. There are only 3 of these sponsorships available and includes your logo on medal ribbons, t-shirt, and website. You'll also receive race day advertising and 15 race registrations ... More>>

Healthy, Quick, Inexpensive Family Dinner - Tori's Southwest Chicken Soup Video included

With the kids going back to school and all those extra curricular activities that keep us all busy in the evening, feeding the family a healthy, convenient, inexpensive dinner can be a challenge.Since we're all on the go, Registered Dietician Tori Park joined The Good Morning Texoma crew to show off an easy way to fill them up ... without breaking your back in the kitchen.Tori's Southwest Chicken Soup1 lb of chicken with no skin48 oz chicken broth1 medium chopped onion2 15 oz cans black beans... More>>

Getting Fit: Warrior Boot Camp Video included

Monday Morning on Good Morning Texoma, Josh Mullins with Nautilus Durant joined Lisanne to talk about a new warrior boot camp. It runs for six weeks, starting Monday August 18, 2014 at the Durant Main Street location. More>>

Car Accident Sends Woman To Hospital Video included

TISHOMINGO, OK -- One Texoma teenager is flown to the hospital following a car accident in Johnston County this weekend. Responding officers say 18-year old Audrey Burns of Davis was the passenger in a Chevrolet Silverado driven by 20-year old Garay Manriguez.

12-Year-Old Dies in Mannsville ATV Accident Video included

JOHNSTON COUNTY, OK--Troopers say a 12-year-old girl is dead after an ATV rollover accident in Mannsville this week. OHP troopers say the accident happened Thursday evening a little after PM.

One Dead After Plane Crashes At Lake Murray Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- Authorities responded to Lake Murray State Park Saturday afternoon after receiving reports that a plane had crashed on park property. Troopers say the plane had been flown down to the Ardmore area two months earlier for repairs. More>>

Homeowner Form Group to Fight Van Alstyne Energy Plant Proposal Video included

VAN ALSTYNE, TX -- Homeowners in Van Alstyne are protesting a proposed site for a gas energy plant. The plant would operate about a thousand hours a year, but one group says it's not worth the pollution. "We'd have campouts on our own property and see the stars, and that's being stolen from me," More>>

One Dead, One Injured in Lake Murray Plane Crash

ARDMORE, OK--One pilot is dead and a passenger is injured after a plane went down near Lake Murray Saturday afternoon. More>>

FBI Says Man Who Robbed Sherman Bank May Live in DFW or Oklahoma

UPDATE:  The Dallas FBI - Sherman Resident Agency and Sherman Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible for a bank robbery that occurred in Sherman, Texas on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. More>>

Police Arrest Durant Daycare Owner For DUI After Wreck Video included

DURANT, OK -- A Bryan County daycare owner has been arrested for driving under the influence and police say she had children in the car with her at the time. More>>

Fallen Soldier Remembered At Whitewright Vigil Video included

WHITEWRIGHT, TX -- Friends remember a fallen Texoma soldier during a candlelight vigil tonight. More>>

Grayson Co. Agency Wants Input For 2040 Transportation Plan Video included

SHERMAN, TX -- What will transportation in Grayson County look like in 2040? That's what the Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Planning Organization is trying to figure out. More>>

Blood Test Shows Denison Man On Meth During Fatal House Wreck

SHERMAN, TX -- A Denison man accused of murder and aggravated assault entered his plea in court today. We also learned the results of a blood test the suspect's attorney says took about a year to get back from the lab.

Van Alstyne Man Denies Stalking Trooper More Than 20 Times

VAN ALSTYNE, TX -- A Grayson County man is speaking out after being found guilty of stalking a state trooper, and he tells us he's innocent. Prosecutors say his actions annoyed and left that trooper in fear for about a year.A jury convicted him Thursday of retaliating against a Texas state trooper. "It was a very very unfortunate situation for everybody involved, anyone's home that's attacked," says Rory Hogenson.Prosecutors say Hogenson dumped nails behind Trooper Michael Landeros's squad ca... More>>

Woman Wanted After Running From Madill Courtroom

MADILL, OK -- Authorities in Oklahoma are looking for a woman after she bolted out of the Marshall County courthouse.It happened around 1 p.m. on Friday. Heather Wilkerson, 27, of Kingston, was in a courtroom during a family case when the judge found out she had a warrant from Seminole County, deputy clerk Betty Moss said.The judge ordered Wilkerson to stay in the courtroom, but she ran out the door, and may have driven across the border to Texas, undersheriff Danny Cryer said.Now, Wilkerson ... More>>

Driver Injured After Topping Hill In Love County

LOVE COUNTY, OK -- A driver in Love County was injured after he topped a hill to find another car.It happened around 5 p.m. on Saturday on Oswalt Road, west of Pike Road.Troopers say Michael Ayres, 29, of Bixby, Okla., was left of center when he reached the hill.That's when they say he overcorrected and lost control, rolling over twice.Ayres was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the pickup, an OHP report stated.He was taken by helicopter to Plano in stable condition. More>>

Jail Employee In Durant Claims Boss Behaving Inappropriately

DURANT, OK -- We're learning about claims of inappropriate behavior that one employee says is causing a security risk to employees inside a Texoma jail. The employee tells us that a boss at the county jail in Durant has been acting in a suggestive way, causing enough discomfort that several employees are now considering filing a lawsuit. A Bryan County Sheriff's office employee who is fearing consequences asked not to be referenced by name. "We're there to represent law, and this is breaking ... More>>

School Board In Sadler Approves Allowing Teachers To Carry Guns

SADLER, TX -- The S&S school district approved letting teachers carry guns in a unanimous 7-0 vote. More>>

Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has struck down Texas' ban on gay marriage, but is leaving it in place pending a ruling by an appeals court later this year. Judge Orlando Garcia issued a preliminary More>>

Arrest Made In Abduction Murder

SPRINGFIELD, MO -- A long-time school district employee has been arrested following the abduction and death of 10-year-old Hailey Owens. Owens was abducted two blocks from her home late Tuesday afternoon More>>

Meth Ring Dismantled


SEMINOLE,OK -- Narcotics agents in Oklahoma ended a 3 year investigation into a possible meth distribution ring today With 20 arrests. O.B.N Spokesman Mark Woodward, said officers from several departments More>>

North Texas Woman Admits to Stealing Classified Military Documents


Thirty-nine-year-old Farida Yusufi pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges that include theft of government records.


Oklahoma Flu Deaths


The health department says it's recorded 1,076 hospitalizations for influenza since flu season began last fall.


Sink Hole Swallows 8 Corvettes


 A sinkhole in Kentucky swallowed eight cars at the National Corvette Museum.


Erin Hamlin Becomes First Ever American To Win Singles Luge

Erin Hamlin captured bronze Tuesday to become the first American to earn an Olympics medal in Singles Luge. In a sport heavily dominated by Germany, before Tuesday , team U.S.A. had never stepped on the More>>

Texoma School & Business Closings


Updated School & Business Closings Across Texoma More>>

Honoring a Civil Rights Legend

Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy lives on Monday with special events across the nation, from parades to church tributes to youth-led service projects on the federal holiday to remember the civil rights More>>

Oklahoma Gets Road Grant

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today congratulated the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. The department was More>>

UPDATE: Marshall Co. triple murder suspect wants to withdraw plea

MARSHALL COUNTY, OK -- She was an athlete, played guitar and stood-out on stage. But Ashleigh Lindsey's life was cut short in July 2012 when police say her ex-boyfriend, Joshua Mahaffey, shot and killed More>>

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  • Honey Grove Nursing Home Allegedly Out $500K As Ex-Employee Faces Charges

    Honey Grove Nursing Home Allegedly Out $500K As Ex-Employee Faces Charges

    HONEY GROVE, TX -- We're learning more about the elaborate scheme a Bonham woman allegedly used to skim money from a nursing home where she worked.More >>
    HONEY GROVE, TX -- We're learning more about the elaborate scheme a Bonham woman allegedly used to skim money from a nursing home where she worked.
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  • Ex-Denison Resident Extradited In Case Involving 7 Break-Ins Near Sherman

    Ex-Denison Resident Extradited In Case Involving 7 Break-Ins Near Sherman

    SHERMAN, TX -- A former Denison resident is extradited from Stillwater, Oklahoma, to face 7 burglary charges.More >>
    SHERMAN, TX -- A former Denison resident is extradited from Stillwater, Oklahoma, to face 7 burglary charges. More >>
  • Police Looking For Walmart Theft Suspects

    Police Looking For Walmart Theft Suspects

    DENISON, TX -- Police are looking for suspects involved in two similar Walmart thefts in Denison. The first was on August 13th. Police say a man in a black shirt and gray ball cap walked in to the store,More >>
    DENISON, TX -- Police are looking for suspects involved in two similar Walmart thefts in Denison. The first was on August 13th. Police say a man in a black shirt and gray ball cap walked in to the store,More >>

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