Johnston County Newswire

Johnston County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnston County, OK.

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  1. Ten Commandments monument erected in MilburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KXII-TV Sherman

    People have been stopping to look at it since it went up, including Johnston County resident Michael Harrell, who saw the monument Friday morning on his way to take his daughter fishing. "I was excited," Harrell said.

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  2. Johnston County authorities looking for two jail escapeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KTEN-TV Denison

    It was a big shake up in the world of high school athletics on Monday, including at our Texoma schools, when the UIL announced its new district realignment plan. The new schedule will help solidify several Texoma school's sports schedules, including football schedules for the upcoming season.

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  3. Drug offenders escape custody in WapanuckaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KXII-TV Sherman

    The Johnston County Sheriff said around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Kelvin Glenn Canon, 50, and Larry Wayne Russell, 41, escaped custody in Wapanucka while being transported to the Johnston County Jail in Tishomingo. The men were on their way from a rehabilitation facility when they ran out of the vehicle transporting them when it stopped at a four-way stop.

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  4. Small Earthquake Shakes Johnston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 4:23 p.m. Its epicenter was located nine miles southeast of Sulphur, 22 miles northeast of Ardmore, and 26 miles south, southwest of Ada.

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  5. Tishomingo business holds re-grand opening after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | KXII-TV Sherman

    The Johnston County Chamber of Commerce and members of the community were on hand for the ceremonious ribbon cutting at Latte Da Coffee Shop Friday morning. The shop on Main Street opened back up for business on Monday after receiving several thousand dollars' worth of damage during a fire on December 30. Latte Da suffered heavy smoke and soot damage from the blaze, which got into the duct work and furniture and ruined the shop's carpeting.

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  6. Texoma Town Gets Through New Years with Zero DUI'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... TISHOMINGO, OK-- Two Texoma buildings were destroyed Wednesday night in a fire across the street from the Johnston County Courthouse. 14 different agencies arrived on scene, as two local businesses went up in flames. "It was a huge fire, I mean fire ...

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  7. New Year New AdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... TISHOMINGO, OK-- Two Texoma buildings were destroyed Wednesday night in a fire across the street from the Johnston County Courthouse. 14 different agencies arrived on scene, as two local businesses went up in flames. "It was a huge fire, I mean fire ...

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  8. Tishomingo businesses assess damage after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Dr. Mary Jane Nelson with the Johnston County Historical Society said she is grateful county firefighters came together to save as much as they could at the Chickasaw Bank Museum. "Every historic record that has ever been made since Indian Territory and statehood and up to today is in the building," Nelson said.

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  9. Fire destroys buildings on Main Street in TishomingoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... damage. Departments on scene included Tishomingo, Ravia, Milburn, Connerville, and Madill fire departments, Johnston County EMS, Johnston County EOC, Tishomingo Police, Lighthorse Police, Johnston County Sheriff's Department, OG&E, ONG, and ...

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  10. Johnston County roads washed out after weekend rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Roads in Johnston County have been washed out following the weekend storms, including East Hankins Lane, a few miles northeast of Tishomingo. TJ Roberts said he and his cousin have been working to get supplies to his 12-year-old nephew and a few family friends after the road washed out Saturday night.

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  11. Remains I.D. Confirmed - Furthering InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... -- "Sometimes I think Christians are the ones that are persecuted and not able to have freedom of religion," Johnston County resident, Linda Hogue says.Residents across Johnston County are disappointed with a recent decision to remove a 10 ...

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  12. 10 Commandments Monument Being Removed After Threat of a LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... -- "Sometimes I think Christians are the ones that are persecuted and not able to have freedom of religion," Johnston County resident, Linda Hogue says.Residents across Johnston County are disappointed with a recent decision to remove a 10 ...

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  13. Forgotten south-Oklahoma town helps its less-fortunateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... to disparage the place they call home, but they make it clear that folks here on the remote eastern edge of Johnston County could use some assistance. "We are united," said Shonda Barnes, 48, Mannsville's town manager and treasurer. "Coming together ...

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  14. Johnston County commissioners vote to move monument, avoid legal rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Johnston County Commissioner Roy Wayne Blevins said a Tishomingo business owner came Monday to the commissioner's meeting, offering to put the monument on his privately owned property on Main Street. "We're not blessed with a lot of money in Johnston County," Blevins said.

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  15. Bromide man killed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Johnston County Sheriff Jon Smith says several agencies responded to the fire on Main Street just before 10 p.m., but by the time they got there, firefighters couldn't get inside because the home was totally engulfed.

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  16. Blake Shelton rescues stuck truck, proves he's just like usRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Friday, the country superstar, a.k.a superhero, helped four Texomans who got stuck in the mud in Johnston County. Bryar Blanton, his cousin and two of his buddies were down by the Washita River, near Ravia, when their truck got stuck in a mud hole.

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  17. Blake Shelton rescues stuck truck, proves he's just like usRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Friday, the country superstar, a.k.a superhero, helped four Texomans who got stuck in the mud in Johnston County. Bryar Blanton, his cousin and two of his buddies were down by the Washita River, near Ravia, when their truck got stuck in a mud hole.

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  18. Blake Shelton rescues four Texomans stuck in mud holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... Last Friday, the country superstar, a.k.a superhero, helped four Texomans who got stuck in the mud in Johnston County. Bryar Blanton, his cousin and two of his buddies were down by the Washita River, near Ravia, when their truck got stuck in a mud ...

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  19. Johnston County gears up for Ten Commandments showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Johnston County Commissioners voted to put the monument up back in September, after M.A.D. Ministries co-pastor Ivan Richeson and Johnston County residents raised money for it over the summer. It was erected the day after a similar monument was taken down from the State Capitol in Oklahoma City, following a Supreme Court order that said the monument violated the state constitution.

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  20. Johnston County domestic violence suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Johnston County Sheriff's office spokespersons said Archer severely beat his girlfriend with a golf club back in September, then dropped her off at Ma and Pa's Barbeque in Coleman. ADA, Okla.

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