Have you ever considered hosting a foreign exchange student? On Good Morning Texoma, Susan Krneta with International Experience joined Lisanne Anderson to talk more about how you can make a difference in a child's life.International Experience is a non-profit organization that helps place 500 international students across the United States every year. They're still looking for host families for the upcoming school year.For more information click on the video link or you can go to www.ie-usa.com More>>
ATOKA COUNTY, OK -- It's now been more than 3 days since an Atoka County man disappeared. Deputies notified authorities across the country, but there's still no trace of him. More>>
PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, OK -- The search is on for a teenager who disappeared from her foster home in Tushkahoma more than a week ago. More>>
SHERMAN, TX -- People in Sherman could soon see an increase in their property taxes. City leaders met Monday night to continue talking about the proposed budget, which totals more than 65 million dollars. More>>
DURANT -- The trial of a case between a Durant mother and the maker of Monster Energy is now underway. Angela Wheat is suing the energy-drink maker after she says her son suffered a heart attack as a result of consuming the highly caffeinated beverage.
Local bike dealers say the summer months are the key riding season. And with the high gas prices, they've seen more people make the switch to two wheels to save money. One demographic of riders in particular is taking the Texoma biker community by storm. More>>
I don't have enough time to exercise. I'm too busy. Sound Familiar? On our Monday Getting Fit Segment, Kyle Stidham, showed Lisanne some moves that anyone can use to build muscle and use up too much of your time.Click on the video link to see examples.For more information go to http://www.texomafit.com/https://www.facebook.com/texomafit More>>
ARDMORE, OK--Ardmore police say one person was injured after two shootings just hours apart this weekend. Sergeant Patrick James says the first happened around 1 o'clock Saturday morning in the 300 block of Park Street.Police say a 20-year-old male was shot at inside his car--one bullet hitting him in the left leg. James says the man refused medical treatment. A few hours later around 4 a.m. on the 700 block of 4th Street, a home with three adults and four children was shot at multiple times.... More>>
ATOKA COUNTY, OK--A silver alert remains issued for a missing Atoka County man. Officials say 77-year-old Glen Edward Killion was last seen Friday afternoon in the Wilson Community Area. They say Killion suffers from dementia, More>>
DENISON, TX -- Our yards are still muddy from all the rain this week -- but are our pastures any greener?Last week's drought report didn't include every drop of rain we've seen this past week, but the farmers say -- it's still not enough to make any big improvements.
DENISON, TX--Saturday afternoon several puppies were looking for new homes and families. The Denison Animal Welfare group held its annual Dawg Days of Summer adoption event at the Morton Street Animal Hospital.Organizers with the group say dogs are overflowing the kennels at the Denison pound and face being euthanized if they don't find homes. Karen Vanneste said, "I know the kennels are full now, and they needs lots of doggies to find homes." Volunteer and new owner Pamela Pyle said, "I fel... More>>
DURANT, OK -- An old board game helps a Durant organization find out which day people want more things to do. More>>
BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. -- Last month two Texoma communities were told that their post offices might be closing, with hundreds fighting to keep the post offices open, today they learned only the hours will change.
SHERMAN -- CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates, of Grayson is in a desperate need of volunteers right now. More>>
DURANT -- Two teenagers in Durant are hoping to make a difference in their community by helping feed hungry families. More>>
COLBERT -- Friday, the Colbert police department issued an alert to residents who receive water from the city. The police chief says the department has received complaints from residents who are receiving calls from people who claim to be with the Colbert water department. More>>
KINGFISHER COUNTY, OK -- The Amber Alert for a missing infant out of Kingfisher County in central Oklahoma has been canceled. More>>
ATOKA COUNTY, OK --- Hundreds of Atoka County residents will go without water for most of the day Friday. More>>
GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- While many people don't like getting soaked and having to drive in dangerous conditions during heavy rain, one group of people just love this kind of weather.
ARDMORE, OK -- A major company in Ardmore has announced its plans to expand business abroad. But city officials say the local economic benefits will be tremendous. More>>
GRAYSON COUNTY -- Rain soaked every corner of Texoma for almost the entire day. While the storms stopped by Thursday evening, they were still creating a major headache for one homeowner in Denison. More>>
GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- Sherman and Denison hoped hosting the little league state softball tournament would be good for tourism and drum up new business -- but the softball players are spending more time off the field then they would like. It looks like something out of a familiar Dr. Suess story. More>>
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The American Dream is unattainable! At least according to a new poll that found 63% of young adults believe the American Dream is now impossible to achieve. But is it dying or simply changing? Financial professional Scott Maxwell from Talis Advisors joins us to talk about the new American Dream and what we need to focus on to achieve the financial future of our fantasies. What is the American Dream? The American Dream looks a little bit different for each of us, but it is described as the ... More>>
SHERMAN, TX -- A man from Central America who was convicted of sexual assault of a child in Grayson County is headed to prison. More>>
MARSHALL COUNTY, OK -- For many people who drive on Highway 70 between Madill and the Carter County line, that stretch of road is known as "Death Valley."But recently the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the state Department of Transportation have joined forces to make the highway safer.
ARDMORE, OK -- Kids in Ardmore and the surrounding community get a chance to experience a little bit of Broadway through a free youth theatre camp. Coordinator Vicki Gelona says the Jim and Ida Williams Summer Youth Theatre Camp began in 2005 and through contributions of several local families is free for every child that wants to participate.
SHERMAN, TX -- As of today, if you live in Oklahoma and you see a good deal on a handgun in Texas -- you aren't allowed to buy it. You can currently buy rifles, shotguns and other long guns anywhere, but federal law prohibits selling handguns
With 1.3 billion people on Facebook, how do you know who's really adding you? The new free app called 'Friend Verifier' helps you determine who exactly you or your kids and other loved ones are actually interacting with on Facebook. More>>
GRAYSON COUNTY -- Wednesday, the man accused of killing a Denison woman while she sat in a living room learned he will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.
If you're a parent you know, too many times you might not have the "right answer" to your kids questions. And, too many times our kids can get lost in the social pressure around them. That's where a local non profit organization called YW8 comes in. Through educating pre-teens and teens in local schools to helping parents talk to their kids and answer those, sometimes awkward questions.But, the local group needs community support to continue to offer these classes and assistance to children ... More>>
Hollywood A-listers and sports stars make millions, but many of them are still money-conscious. Believe it or not- we could learn something from the financial habits of several celebrities! Financial professional Scott Maxwell from Talis Advisors is here with money-saving tips straight from the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Coupons Add Up Think clipping coupons isn’t worth the time and effort? A bunch of celebrities disagree- including Hilary Swank, Lady Gaga, Kristen Bell and Carrie ... More>>
For folks who eat more than they should, experts say that could be what is called emotional eating. Or if you eat when you're feeling down or depressed, that could be a sign you need to talk to a health expert. We talked with life coach MarChessa Taylor about that and she gave us a few tips. More>>
The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival resumes Thursday July 17th with the production of the play "Legally Blonde"! Show time is at 7:30 PM at the Montgomery Theatre on the campus of Southeastern University in Durant. More>>
You can take a tour of a real life pirate ship. The Compass Rose docked at Grandpappy Point on Lake Texoma will resume tours July 19th. More>>
BENNINGTON, OK -- For the first time, a new law will soon be putting an expiration date on gun safety training courses in Oklahoma. More>>
SHERMAN, TX -- Midway mall in sees thousands of customers each year, but, mall managers are trying to entice more. Starting next month the mall will add some new attractions. These aren't the kind of changes that will allow you to leave the mall with more clothes, but rather, just a good time with family and friends. Midway mall is undergoing several hundred thousand dollars in changes, starting with its movie theater. "You'll come in, be able to get your drinks, enjoy the movie," said Midway... More>>
SHERMAN, TX -- Scrap metal continues to be a hot commodity to thieves in our area, as police say the number of reports continues to go up. And Tuesday three men are behind bars charged with the crime. More>>
SHERMAN -- Tenants at a local storage facility became targets for thieves over the weekend. The owner of the business says customers are coming forward claiming their lockers were broken into and vandalized.
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>>
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>>
WHITEWRIGHT, TX -- Friends remember a fallen Texoma soldier during a candlelight vigil tonight. More>>
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>>
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, 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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
SADLER, TX -- The S&S school district approved letting teachers carry guns in a unanimous 7-0 vote. More>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
A sinkhole in Kentucky swallowed eight cars at the National Corvette Museum.
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>>
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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>>
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>>
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>>
GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- UPDATE: A sherman man is behind bars arrested on suspicion of arson.
Deputies say 18 year old Michael Lyle Ingram was arrested Sunday afterMore >>
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