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Getting Fit -- Cycling and Spin Classes Video included

We're Getting Fit on this Labor Day Monday! You might have a few extra pounds to work off after indulging in some of that Labor Day weekend barbeque, and cycling is a great way to get your workout going! More>>

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OHP Searching for Possible Drowning Victim on Lake Murray

ARDMORE, OK -- OHP Lake Patrol tells KTEN there has been a possible drowning at Lake Murray Sunday afternoon. More>>

Motorcycle Accident on I-35 Leaves Woman Dead Video included

GAINESVILLE, TX-- A motorcycle accident out of Cooke County has left one woman dead.It happened around 11 Sunday morning on I-35 near the 496 mile marker in Gainesville, Texas. DPS Troopers responded and they say 34-year-old Nicki Kent, of Denton, Texas, was riding her motorcycle northbound on I-35 near the Weaver Street exit.Officials say for unknown reasons, Kent lost control of her motorcycle and crashing into a guardrail. She was pronounced dead at the scene. More>>

"You can't go to the lake and ride around," Texomans Check Out a Mud Park for Labor Day Video included

BOKCHITO -- There's a saying that you're not supposed to wear white after labor day -- but it doesn't matter what you wear at the texoma mud park -- because everyone gets dirty. For more than twenty years, this one hundred acres in Bokchito held only cows, but it's now transformed into the Texoma Mud Park. More>>

Two Major Multi-Million Dollar Projects Set To Begin Next Year At Lake Texoma Video included

DENISON, TX -- The Army Corps of Engineers selects 2 bids for major projects at the Denison Dam. More>>

Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase From Ardmore To Waurika Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- Troopers say an Ardmore man led authorities on a high speed chase through 3 counties.
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Traffic Stop Leads To Search After Passenger Allegedly Runs In Caney Video included

CANEY, OK -- For the third time this week, a problem at a traffic stop leaves Texoma officers scrambling. More>>

Ardmore Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash During Friday Night Ride

CARTER COUNTY, OK -- Troopers say an Ardmore man is hurt after a motorcycle accident where he laid the bike over on its side. More>>

Tire Blowout Near Idabel Sends Texas Woman To Hospital By Helicopter

MCCURTAIN COUNTY, OK -- A tire blowout near Idabel this weekend lands a Fort Worth woman in the hospital. More>>

AAA Predicts Busiest Travel Weekend Since 2008 Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- If you're heading out of town for the holiday weekend, you're not alone. AAA is projecting the highest volume of traffic for the Labor Day weekend since 2008.  More>>

Denison Firefighters Stop Traffic To Help Fight Genetic Disease Video included

DENISON, TX -- Firefighters were out on the streets this afternoon, but they weren't fighting fires. Instead, they're fighting muscular dystrophy. More>>

Denison Unveils $66 M in Projects: High School, Munson Stadium Video included

DENISON, TX -- It was a week delayed, but worth the wait. Denison's revamped Munson Stadium has finally opened it's doors. The finishing touches are still underway. After weather delayed the opening for one week. More>>

Whitesboro homeowner cuts gas line while trying to fix water leak

WHITESBORO -- A gas leak had some Whitesboro neighbors on edge Friday morning. Students had to be kept off a playground at a school on College and Otis Streets while Atmos Energy crews worked to repair the gas line.
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Clean Eating - Facts About What We're Really Feeding Our Body Video included

We've heard of going green, organic and clean eating. So, what does all of that really mean? Registered Dietitian Tori Park joined Lisanne on Good Morning Texoma with some advice we should all pay attention to. More>>

Madill Man Identified in Fatal Vehicle Fire Video included

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has now released the name of the man found dead inside a burning vehicle on I-35 earlier this week. According to the trooper report, 39 year old Jeromy Dan Chaffin of Madill was inside that burning SUV. More>>

Former Chief In Court, As New Healdton Leaders Get To Work Video included

CARTER COUNTY, OK -- A former police chief for the city of Healdton appeared in court Thursday morning, while two new city leaders begin working together to bring about some changes. Former Healdton police chief Jarrod Barnes appeared in court Thursday morning on a charge of feloniously pointing a firearm.
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Family Reacts to Dash Cam Video of Moments Leading Up to Local Woman's Death Video included

Last year a woman died following her arrest by the Sherman Police Department. The dash-cam video was released this week, and while Sherman Police maintain they did nothing wrong, the woman's sister More>>

Denison Man Wanted After Hot Pursuit And Manhunt In Cartwright Video included

BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- Authorities are still searching for a man they disappeared in the Cartwright area following a hot pursuit through Denison.
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Long Time Denison Lieutenant Retiring

DENISON, TX -- A long time Denison police officer is turning in his badge. Lieutenant Rick Starr is retiring on August 31st after 36 years on the job. On Thursday the department held a reception in his honor. More>>

Local Animal Adoption Group Trying To Mobilize

DENISON, TX -- Save a life, give a trailer.. That's the motto of the denison animal welfare group, or dawg. The city of denison has partnered with 'dawg' to help get a mobile adoption trailer.  More>>

Funding cuts cause City of Denison to switch emergency alert systems Video included

DENISON -- The City of Denison is using a new alert system to get the word out about emergencies. The change is a result of funding cuts by the federal government. More>>

College Athletes taking that 'Extra Step' for Underprivileged Children Video included

SHERMAN, TX -- Thursday marked the first day of classes for students at Austin College. But for three members of the basketball team, this summer hasn't been much of a break. More>>

Former Community Center Director Sentenced Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- The former director of a community center in Ardmore has been sentenced by a Carter County judge. The district attorney's office says Kurt Lemley, the former executive director of the HFV Wilson Center, was sentenced to four years in jail with all but 60 days suspended. More>>

Man Arrested For Manslaughter After Crash Kills Young Mother Video included

PAULS VALLEY, OK -- A Murray County man was arrested Thursday morning by Pauls Valley police for two counts of 1st degree manslaughter. 24-year old Matthew Drew Imotichey was suspected of being intoxicated in a two vehicle crash in October of last year that subsequently killed a young mother.
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Silver Alert For Murray County Man Video included

MURRAY COUNTY, OK -- Murray County sheriff's deputies are asking for your help finding an elderly man who disappeared Wednesday. Deputies issued a Silver Alert today for 86-year Lawrence Bailey of Dougherty, Oklahoma. More>>

Professional Bull Riders From Around The World Competing at Winstar World Casino Video included

The toughest sport on dirt returns to WinStar World Casino and Resort on Friday, August 29th at 7:50 PM and Saturday, August 30th at 8:00 PM. One of the toughest competitors, 3 time PRCA World Champion J.W. Harris joined Lisanne on KTEN News Midday to talk more about the sport, this weekend's events and all the fun that fans of great bull riding will be in for. More>>

Births increase at local hospitals nine months after ice storm Video included

GRAYSON COUNTY -- It's hard to believe with all the heat we've had lately that Grayson County was covered with ice in December. It seems like so long ago but it's now top of mind again for many for reasons that can only be described as human nature. For weeks in December, you may have ended up pushing your car out of a ditch if braved the aftermath of the ice storm. Slick streets and sidewalks are the reason most stayed indoors which may explain a new -- much warmer trend -- nine months la... More>>

Denison Animal Welfare Group - Save a Life Give a Trailer

The City of Denison has partnered with the Denison Animal Welfare Group with the goal of obtaining a MUCH needed Adoption Trailer for the animals. This adoption trailer will allow them to be mobile and will protect animals from the weather. More>>

Paris Police Complete Tobacco Sting Operation

The Paris Police Department recently completed a sting operation to combat the sale of tobacco products to minors. More>>

Chickasaw Cultural Center Plans Grandparents Day Celebration Sept. 6-7

National Grandparents Day is Sunday, Sept. 7, and the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur has planned a special celebration the weekend of Sept. 6 - 7 to honor grandparents. More>>

Murray State Softball program searching for players for Alumni Game

Murray State College is excited to invite past softball athletes to help close out the fall season by playing in the first ever MSC Softball Alumni Game. Former Aggies are welcomed back to compete in a friendly game against the current softball team, or to just enjoy watching the game. More>>

One Man Dead, Two Injured After Head On Collision Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- Ardmore police say one man is dead and two more were injured after a head on collision early Wednesday morning. Sergeant Brice Woolly says it happened on Quail Road around nine Wednesday morning when a westbound black Tahoe and a eastbound PT Cruiser collided.
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Chickasaw Towers To Be Taken Down Video included

ARDMORE, OK -- A landmark in Ardmore that has stood for more than 40 years has been selected for destruction. But some are wondering, just how will the Chickasaw Towers come down?
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Summit Held To Teach Local Veterans About Possible Benefits Video included

DURANT, OK -- Today more than 60 Texoma veterans ventured out to the Choctaw casino to learn about what benefits they could be missing out on. The Southern Plains Region Veterans  More>>

Authorities Search For Man They Say Assaulted A Denison Officer Video included

BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- A man police say assaulted an officer is on the lose right now in Cartwright, Oklahoma. Police say the man sped off when a Denison officer tried to get him out of his truck during  More>>

Kingston Man Arrested After Allegedly Starving Puppy To Death Video included

KINGSTON, OK -- A Marshall County man is facing a felony charge after prosecutors say he mistreated puppies, which eventually killed one of them.
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"I'm a nurse first" New CEO Turns Texoma Hospital Around Video included

SHERMAN, TX -- Top line management changes made last year to a local hospital are starting to pay off. More>>

Ada Man Hit by Stray Bullet While Sleeping Video included

ADA, OK-- An Ada man was shot while sleeping in his own bed. Now authorities are trying to find out who shot him. The Pontotoc County Sheriff's office launched an investigation into the shooting yesterday morning.
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Former Denison High School teacher indicted

DENISON -- Charges will move forward against a former Denison High School teacher charged with having an improper relationship with a student. Wednesday, a grand jury indicted Julie Bollinger. She resigned from her job late last May after being confronted by DISD administrators about claims she was having an intimate relationship with a student. Bollinger turned herself in authorities in July. She could face up to 20 years in prison, if convicted. More>>

Kingston United Methodist Church Offering Financial Peace University Video included

From getting out of debt, to saving for emergencies to just being able to pay the bills, it's hard to find anyone who hasn't had money issues.The Kingston United Methodist Church is offering a way to help. The Church will put on a 9 week course - Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University.The course begins September 9 and runs until November 4, 2014Cost for the materials is $93. This is specially discounted from the original price for this class.Daycare will be provided.For more information and... More>>

"Native Voices" Exhibit Opens in Sulphur, Gov. Anoatubby Speaks Video included

SULPHUR, OK--Thanks to the efforts of the Chickasaw Nation, a Texoma town is now home to a traveling health exhibit. KTEN spoke with Gov. Bill Anoatubby Tuesday about what the display means to the tribe and state. " More>>

Back To School - Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Busy Families Video included

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We've heard it over and over, yet most of us are too busy to fix a big meal for the kids before they head off to school. On Good Morning Texoma, Registered and licensed dietitian McKensie Montgomery with TMC sat down with Lisanne to talk about some quick and healthy options.Breakfast means "break the fast." By the time breakfast rolls around, many people have gone 8 -12 hours without eating. Breakfast also makes an important contribution to bot... More>>

Fort Towson And Bokchito School Bonds Fail During Primary Runoff Election Video included

DURANT, OK -- Oklahoma residents went to the polls for a primary runoff election. Tonight, all the results are in. More>>

$57,000 Upgrade Approved For Grayson County Courthouse

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- Grayson county commissioners took steps today to give part of the courthouse in Sherman a major makeover. Tuesday morning, the commissioners court awarded More>>

Man Arrested Accused Of Threatening Drivers With a Gun

DENISON, TX -- A Pottsboro man is arrested after a month long investigation into allegations that he pointed a gun at a car full of people. Denison police say 25 year-old Justin Dru Herd  More>>

Youth Homeless Shelter Asks for Donations to Make Major Repairs Video included

SHERMAN, TX -- The average stay at the North Texas youth connection is about 45 days, but while the kids are just starting to get a handle on life, the building and all the things in it are in desperate need of repair.
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Nonprofit Helping Elderly Residents Restore Condemned Homes Video included

DURANT, OK -- A local nonprofit is stepping in to help elderly residents restore and keep their homes up to the City of Durant's code. More>>

Dancing With The Stars Is Coming Back To Denison

DENISON, TX -- The countdown has begun for Denison's dancing with the stars. Every year a member of the KTEN news team is featured in the dance off. This year KTEN's own Markie  More>>

Expect DUI checkpoints during Labor Day holiday weekend

BRYAN COUNTY -- You may have off on Labor Day, but the Oklahoma Highway Patrol plans to be hard at work. Tuesday, troopers in Bryan County announced OHP will operate safety checkpoints throughout the county. They'll be looking for anyone driving while impaired. Troopers will be working the checkpoints the entire Labor Day holiday weekend. Cities participating include Calera, Durant and Caddo. More>>

Small Business Seminar Held At Grayson College

DENISON, TX -- Small business owners around the area came together for one goal in common, trying to start up or learn how to thrive and expand in their own business. It was held at the Grayson  More>>

Workforce Solutions Texoma / KTEN Hot Jobs

You can get the most updated list of Hot Jobs every morning on Good Morning Texoma in our 5:30 am half hour and again at 11am on KTEN News Midday.For more information about jobs: Phone: 903.957.7408 Fax: 903.957.7413 www.workforcesolutionstexoma.com More>>

Take a Book, Leave a Book; Texoma Welcomes its First "Little Free Library" Video included

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- “Little Free Libraries” are a relatively new phenomenon. They're popping up across the country and are now reaching Texoma. The library steward for the newest addition says the ‘free library' says it's not only a benefit to the community, but it's putting Texoma on the map.
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Deceased Person Found Inside Burning Vehicle on I-35

BREAKING: The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is currently investigating a vehicle fire with a deceased occupant. Early this morning a vehicle was located burning at the northbound off ramp at mile marker 47. More>>

Post Up for Safety - Red River Rumble Cross Fit Competition Video included

It was just supposed to be a fun time with friends, but a split second accident nearly cost Craig Northcutt his life. On Good Morning Texoma, Craig joined Lisanne to share his story of how a helmet while riding an ATV could have changed everything. Now, he's using his recovery to educate others and hopefully save lives. Through a non profit organization called Post Up For Safety, Craig and his friends are spreading the word of safety and giving away free helmets to make sure no one else goes ... More>>

Police Looking For Liquor Store Robbery Suspects

CARTER COUNTY, OK -- Ardmore police are searching for two men they say robbed a couple of liquor stores in the past week. Police are looking for these two men they say stole several bottles of vodka More>>

Lawmaker From Coal Co. Talks About Key Role In Repealing "Common Core" Plan Video included

DURANT, OK -- A state senator from Coal County is speaking out about Oklahoma's recent repeal of a national English and math standard for schools. More>>

Ada Police Make 35 Driving Stops This Weekend, 17 Arrests Video included

ADA, OK--An annual safe driving campaign that targets drunk drivers ended its second weekend last night. For one Texoma police department, this past weekend was busy.
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Drivers urged to use caution as Grayson County students head back to school Video included

SHERMAN -- The first day of school for most students in Grayson County is now in the books. As more busses and parents hit the roads to drop off or pick up children, Sherman police begins patrolling schools zones again, too.
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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.
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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

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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.





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Oklahoma Flu Deaths

 

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





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Sink Hole Swallows 8 Corvettes

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

 
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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

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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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