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    Moyers superintendent exempts students from standardized test after tragedy

    MOYERS, OK -- The same standardized test that gave thousands of Oklahoma students problems earlier this week is now giving one Texoma community even more stress. this time, though, it has nothing to do with technical glitches. "I was shocked," Moyers resident Linda Kellett said. People in Moyers are still trying to figure it out. "That's ridiculous. It makes no sense," parent Beth Leinau said. How could two students whose parents died over the weekend ever be expected to focus on a standa...More >>
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  • Search For Escaped Inmate Near Atoka County Prison

    Search For Escaped Inmate Near Atoka County Prison

    ATOKA COUNTY, OK -- Right now, authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped from a prison in Atoka County. Kenneth Beasley, 56, was previously convicted of kidnapping and escape in 1999.Sheriff's offices in Atoka and Pushmataha counties tell us this time he's been missing since around 5 p.m. from the Howard McLeod Correctional Facility.His record also includes convictions for robbery.. The prison is located about 10 miles north of Boswell.The prison told us to contact DOC headquarters in...More >>
    ATOKA COUNTY, OK -- Right now, authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped from a prison in Atoka County. Kenneth Beasley, 56, was previously convicted of kidnapping and escape in 1999.Sheriff's offices in Atoka and Pushmataha counties tell us this time he's been missing since around 5 p.m. from the Howard McLeod Correctional Facility.His record also includes convictions for robbery.. The prison is located about 10 miles north of Boswell.The prison told us to contact DOC headquarters in...More >>
  • 83-Year-Old Texoma Woman Arrested For Selling Pot

    83-Year-Old Texoma Woman Arrested For Selling Pot

    PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK -- An 83-year-old Pontotoc County woman was arrested Monday accused of selling dope out of her home. Sheriff john christian says.. "Patsy Marlene Maxwell" was arrested in Stonewall after a month long investigation. Authorities say they found 4 pounds of marmarijuana packagedd ready for distribution inside her home. She faces 2 counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled dangerous substance within 2,000 feet of a school. She was released Monday after posting a $50,000 ...More >>
    PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK -- An 83-year-old Pontotoc County woman was arrested Monday accused of selling dope out of her home. Sheriff john christian says.. "Patsy Marlene Maxwell" was arrested in Stonewall after a month long investigation. Authorities say they found 4 pounds of marmarijuana packagedd ready for distribution inside her home. She faces 2 counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled dangerous substance within 2,000 feet of a school. She was released Monday after posting a $50,000 ...More >>

TEXOMA -- Election day is just eight days away and you may have questions regarding voting in your county.

OKLAHOMA -- If you haven't voted in a while in Bryan County new precinct lines were drawn in the Fall of 2011 during redistricting.   So make sure to check your precinct number and its polling location.  

The Bryan County Election Board says in Oklahoma, across all 77 counties. You need to bring a form of identification with you to the polls.

"Identification is required they need to bring either their voter ID card that is given from the election board office or driver's license or state ID, as long as their name matches what is on the precinct registry and it's a Oklahoma driver's license or I. D.," explains Linda Fahrendorf, Secretary of Bryan County Election Board.

You can also participate in early voting in Oklahoma this Friday, November 2nd from 8am to 6pm, November 3rd from 8am to 1pm, and November 5th from 8am to 6pm.

For information on your voting location you can go to your state's web site www.elections.ok.gov

TEXAS -- For voters in Texas all you need the day of election is your voter registration card or a valid Texas I. D.   As far as voting locations, you are assigned a place to vote based on  your home address.

For a list of precinct numbers and their polling locations in Grayson County you can go to 

www.co.grayson.tx.us/Elections/POLLING_SITES_ED_NOVEMBER_2012.pdf

For other county voting locations in Texas you can go to:

www.votetexas.gov/

Remember early voting is still going on in Texas you can continue to go each day this week through Friday from 7am to 7pm.  Registered voters can do the early vote at a number of different locations including the Grayson County Courthouse, Grayson County Sub-Courthouse, Pottsboro ISD Administration Building, Whitesboro City Hall, and Grayson College, Van Alstyne Campus.