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    83-Year-Old Texoma Woman Arrested For Selling Pot

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Here's a list we've compiled of 4th of July, Independence Day activities happening in Texoma. Most events are on the 4th, but some are on the 3rd and 5th.  If you know of an event that needs posting and you don't see it here, email us at newsteam@kten.com

2013 Lights On The Lake
Wednesday July 3rd
Pecan Grove West Park
3200 Canyon Creek, Sherman, TX
TAPS Shuttle from Sherman Bible Church or Faith Church.
Bands start 7:00pm
Fireworks: 9:30pm
Park gates open :6:00pm

Denison Fireworks
July 4th
8pm- 10pm
Munson Stadium
Live Music by BlueRock and Holly Tucker from "The Voice"

Highport Marina Annual Fireworks
July 4th
9pm

Lake Murray State Park Fireworks Show
July 4th
Field Trial Road
Music, Food Booths, Fireworks

Van Alstyne Fireworks
July 4th
Van Alstyne High School Campus
1722 N. Waco St.
Children's Bike Parade 6pm, flag ceremony presentation
Tyler Rogers Band

Tioga Red White and Blues festival
Parade at 5:30pm
Music by the buck creek boys and food by the tioga volunteer
Fire dept.
After the parade. At the tioga school
Fireworks at dark!

Fireworks On The Lake
July 4th
Lake Bonham

Paris Fireworks Display
July 4th
Paris High School, Wildcat Stadium
Gates open 6pm
Opening Ceremony 7:15pm
Sky Divers 8:30pm Featuring Blue Skies Parachute Team
Live Music

Chickasaw Country Concert Series Thrill-N-Texoma and Fireworks Show
July 5th
West side of Roosevelt Bridge across from Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club
(old Lake Texoma Lodge)
Sponsored by Lake Texoma West End Association
Live music
Bo Phillips 7:30
Fireworks at dark
Stoney LaRue after fireworks
Kids activities, vendors
Free parking at Kingston High School multipurpose Activity Center with
Free shuttle service

Boom In The Valley Fireworks Spectacular
July 3rd
1 Choctaw Way, Talihina, OK
Live entertainment, kids activities, 5K Run

Fireworks Extravaganza & Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest
July 4th
Pauls Valley, OK
Thompson Field, Wacker Park
6pm - Dark
Main Street Pauls Valley also hosts the annual World Championship
Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest during the celebration, an event known
nationally and featured in Guinness Book of World Records and as a
question in the popular board game Trivia Pursuit

4th Of July Festival
July 4th
Murray State College
Tishomingo, OK
Parade, Live Music, National Pinto Bean Spitting Contest 2pm
Fireworks at dark, S. Boyd St.

Stars and Stripes Celebration
July 4th
Southeast Expo Center
4500 W. Highway 270
McAlester, OK
Live entertainment, kids games, fireworks at dark.

Coalgate Independence Day Celebration
July 4th
Main Street & Community Park
Coalgate, OK
Parade, Refreshments, Street Dance, Fireworks at dark

Choctaw Casino Resort Firework Show
July 4th
9:00pm
Choctaw Event Center, Durant

44th Annual Open Air Gospel Singing
Thursday, July 4th.
Lone Grove, OK
The singing is outside and admission is free.
Parking is provided and parking attendants, concession stands
Groups Performing - The Word Family, Trinity, The Torrez Family, Canaan Bound, the Howards and other local talent
Where: The grounds of the Country Tabernacle
Directions: 1 mile west of Lone Grove on Highway 70 west, 4 miles south on Cheek Road in Lone Grove
Time: 8:00pm 'til Midnight
Information: (580)657-3183 or (580)657-8275
FREE ADMISSION!!! Concession Provided, Bring a lawn chair

Falconhead Resort Fireworks Display
Saturday, July 6th
Burneyville, OK
Food & Games at 4 PM
Fireworks at Dusk

Raymond Gary Lake Association Annual Fireworks Display
July 4th
Raymond Gary State Park - Fort Towson, OK
FREE Admission (Donations Accepted & Appreciated)
Fireworks Begin at Dark