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  1. Marshall County Closer to Building New JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... Harley with the Madill Police Department has been training to help keep the streets and local schools drug-free. FORT TOWSON, OK-- Missing money for a local fire department sparked the attention of law enforcement that then lead to the arrest of a ...

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  2. Former fire chief arrested for embezzlementRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... all need CHOCTAW COUNTY -- A former Texoma fire chief has been arrested and charged with embezzlement.Former Fort Towson Fire Chief Athelta Keeling was arrested Thursday after Choctaw County Undersheriff CHOCTAW COUNTY -- A former Texoma fire chief ...

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  3. Former Fort Towson fire chief arrested for embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Choctaw County Undersheriff Larry Hendrix said 51-year-old Athelta Mae Keeling was arrested after deputies conducted a search warrant at her home. Hendrix said records show Keeling sold some of the fire department's equipment for $7,600 on craigslist and then pocket the cash.

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  4. Noble Foundation Gives Winter Pasture/Stocker SeminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... all need CHOCTAW COUNTY -- A former Texoma fire chief has been arrested and charged with embezzlement.Former Fort Towson Fire Chief Athelta Keeling was arrested Thursday after Choctaw County Undersheriff MURRAY COUNTY, OK-- Crews started cleaning up ...

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  5. Former Texoma Fire Chief Arrested for EmbezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... all need CHOCTAW COUNTY -- A former Texoma fire chief has been arrested and charged with embezzlement.Former Fort Towson Fire Chief Athelta Keeling was arrested Thursday after Choctaw County Undersheriff CHOCTAW COUNTY -- A former Texoma fire chief ...

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  6. The Ft. Towson Volunteer Fire Department ReopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... down the department because no one was interested in keeping it going. Residents said about three months ago the Fort Towson Volunteer Fire Department was shut down, their truck and supplies given to other Choctaw County agencies. A report by the ...

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  7. Last Surrender of Confederate Troops -- June 23, 1865Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... That was 150 years ago today. On this date, Cherokee Brigadier General Stand Watie, surrendered his forces at Fort Towson, in Doaksville, Choctaw Nations Territory. Watie, officially Standhope Uwatie, Degataga (meaning "stand firm" in Cherokee), was ...

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  8. The Civil War's final surrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Smithsonian Blog

    On June 23, 1865, 150 years ago, the last Confederate general surrendered his arms at Doaksville, Oklahoma, near Fort Towson. Confederate Brigadier General Chief Stand Watie was a Cherokee.

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  9. Civil War officially ends with Watie's surrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Indians. Realizing that further resistance was futile, Watie took his command to Doaksville, Oklahoma, near Fort Towson in Indian Territory where he surrendered to Asa Matthews who had been appointed to negotiate a peace with the Indians. The treaty ...

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  10. Elnora WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Elnora Walker passed away on June 5, 2015 just short of her 92nd birthday in Austin, Texas surrounded by family members. She was born June 14, 1923 to Lydia Adona and Kenneth Engle in Fort Towson, Oklahoma and was a 1940 graduate of Borger High School in Borger, Texas.

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  11. Former Choctaw County Exec Sentenced to Prison for Corporate CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A Grayson County constable is being honored for going above and beyond his duties. Precinct 4 constable Bob Douglas stepped in to help after another constable who had GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- A Grayson County constable is being honored for going above and beyond his duties.

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  12. Lady Mustangs take District titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Rock Creek Lady Mustangs hosted Caddo and Fort Towson in the Class 3A District 8 tournament Tuesday, battling it out for the title and ticket to Regionals. Caddo was upset by Fort Towson in Game 1, 6-4.

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  13. Confederate Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Heard Citizen

    ... The actual war started on April 12, 1861, at Fort Sumter in South Carolina. The last cease-fire was signed at Fort Towson, Oklahoma, on June 23, 1865, although the naval forces on the CSS Shenandoah did not surrender until November 4, 1865 in ...

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  14. Ft. Towson man reunites with people that saved himRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Fort Towson, Okla.- On April 16th a Fort Towson man, out fishing on Lake Raymond Gary nearly drown when he fell through a dock. We asked for your help to find the people who helped save his life and thanks to you, the Smith family got to meet all of his heroes.

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  15. Student speaks out against alleged racial bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... It started out innocently enough, high school students socializing in a group message on the app KiK. But one Fort Towson student said the topic of a lynch mob was brought up and directed specifically at her. Seventeen-year-old Shamecia Gardner and ...

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  16. Lady Bears beat Lady EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... Thursday. Achille reports a 1-6 record. The Lady Eagles will travel to Boswell on Monday for a three-way with Fort Towson. Achille's Ashley Brown started the game by drawing a walk but was promptly put out on a fielder's choice. Bennington went for ...

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  17. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Clearwater Tribune

    Bessie Marie Stenzel, 70, passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 in Prineville, OR. At Bessie's request there will not be any services.

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  18. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Clearwater Tribune

    A military graveside service for Willa May Lowary will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13, at Lookout Cemetery near Gifford. Zella was born Feb. 1, 1943 in Ft.

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  19. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Clearwater Tribune

    Zella was born Feb. 1, 1943 in Ft. Towson, OK to Ruby Anderson Godwin and Delmer Godwin.

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  20. Men found guilty of lesser chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Two men on trial this week for felony charges of first-degree burglary and assault and battery were found guilty of lesser, misdemeanor charges. A trial concluded Wednesday for 36-year-old Jesse Ray Davis of Fort Towson and 37-year-old John L. Wright of Sawyer.

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