McCurtain County Newswire

McCurtain County Newswire

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

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  1. ArkLaTex drought worsens in latest updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... all of southwest Arkansas as well as parts of northwest Louisiana and northeast Texas. Parts of McCurtain County in Oklahoma are also experiencing severe drought. Significant rain deficits continue for the Shreveport/Bossier City area. Rain for the ...

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  2. Texas man dies Monday from McCurtain County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | NewsOK.com

    A Texas man died Monday as a result of injuries suffered in a McCurtain County crash, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. Robert Leerskov, 70, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, was pronounced dead at 5:06 p.m. at McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel from injuries suffered in a wreck about 12:30 p.m. on State Highway 37 just west of Idabel.

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  3. 2017 Oklahoma Trophy BucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | California Game and Fish

    ... all know the type, like an acquaintance who went deer hunting for the very first time in his life down in McCurtain County a few years back. A few minutes after daylight on opening morning he downed a beautiful, wide-racked 10-pointer that scored ...

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  4. Man dies Friday in McCurtain County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | NewsOK.com

    An 85-year-old man died Friday in a wreck along a McCurtain County road, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. About 3:15 p.m., Jack Willingham, of Eagletown, was driving a car south on Panki Bok Road, about 6 miles south of Eagletown.

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  5. Disturbing video shows teens attacking Oklahoma woman holding 6-month-old babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The F.R.E.E. foundation recently partnered with Goodwill to send a truck full of walkers, crutches and rehab equipment to Florida, Texas and MCCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. - An Oklahoma teenager was recently arrested for assaulting a woman who was holding her 6-month-old baby.

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  6. Disturbing video shows teens attack woman holding babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | New York Post

    ... s started to get "justice for Janie McCoy." More than 8,000 people signed the petition Wednesday urging the McCurtain County Sheriff's Office to track down the suspects.

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  7. Disturbing video of woman attacked while holding baby goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | WWLP

    The Latest on the court case of a Maine teenager charged with killing his parents : 2:40 p.m. A heari MCCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. - A teenager was arrested, accused of fighting a woman who was holding her 6-month-old baby.

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  8. Police apprehend teen after video of woman being attacked while holding baby goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    MCCURTAIN COUNTY, OK - A teenage girl has been taken into custody in connection with a fight involving Janie McCoy and her six-month-old son. Watch KSLA News 12 at 10 streaming live on KSLA.com and on the KSLA News 12 mobile apps .

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  9. McCurtain County prosecutor rules officer-involved shooting was justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    The officer-involved fatal shooting of a McCurtain County, Okla., man was justified, according to a recent statement from District 17 Prosecuting Attorney Mark Matloff. The shooting occurred June 21 when a McCurtain County sheriff's deputy and a Valliant, Okla., police officer responded to a reported domestic altercation in the 300 block of Chickasaw Road, according to the OSBI report.

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  10. Book on dinosaur discovery to be held at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    A true story about the discovery of a world-class dinosaur specimen found in Oklahoma will be the topic at a Brown-Bag Luncheon on October 14. Russell Ferrell, author of "The Bone War of McCurtain County," will speak at noon at the Donald W. Reynolds Library, 1515 W. Main St. in Durant. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches and eat during Ferrell's presentation.

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  11. Wanted Oklahoma man escaped custody after breaking handcuffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Police said that the driver initially told the officer his name was "James Pratt," but a records check revealed that name wasn't in the system. After running Holt's name, police found he had multiple active warrants out of Oklahoma County, McCurtain County and Canadian County.

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  12. Progress Being Made On Entrance Way Into Tulsa's Gathering PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... grade at 31st Street and you'll have a view of downtown Tulsa," Stava said. The rock is all native - from McCurtain County - selected for color, cut to order and numbered for a specific spot. "Each stone has a place and way it looks, a way it comes ...

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  13. Geoffrey Tyrone Briley, 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... d on scene and conducted numerous interviews. After the interviews, Briley was arrested and booked into the McCurtain County jail for first-degree murder.

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  14. McCurtain County woman slain; ex-beau charged with murderRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... e Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. After interviews by OSBI, Briley was arrested and booked into the McCurtain County Jail in Idabel.

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  15. Valliant woman murdered; ex-boyfriend chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... Department. Briley is charged with first degree murder with deliberate intent and is being held at the McCurtain County Sheriff's Office. He is no stranger to local police agencies. Briley's record includes two cases from 2005 of "domestic assault ...

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  16. Woman found fatally shot in southeast Oklahoma, man arrestedRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a woman was found shot to death in southeastern Oklahoma and a suspect is in custody. The OSBI says police in the McCurtain County town of Valliant were responding to reports of a prowler Monday night at a home on the town's south side when they found 38-year-old Tamera Moore fatally shot inside the home.

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  17. Report concludes shooting was justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    The officer-involved fatal shooting of a man in McCurtain County, Okla., was justified, according to a statement from District 17 Prosecuting Attorney Mark Matloff. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation report was completed and turned over to Matloff, who made a recent ruling on the fatal shooting by an officer.

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  18. Four Yukon firefighters join rescue efforts in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Mustang News

    ... were among eight teams that headed to Houston on Wednesday. The others were from Chickasha, Guthrie, McCurtain County, McIntosh County, Seminole, Shawnee and Tecumseh. The group is expected to be in Houston at least seven days, although Mustang Fire ...

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  19. More Oklahomans deploy for Texas relief effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... according to the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management. Eight swift water teams, from Chickasha, Guthrie, McCurtain County, McIntosh County, Seminole, Shawnee, Tecumseh and Yukon fire departments, left for Texas Wednesday morning. In total, 28 ...

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  20. Authorities: Texas man drowns in southeastern Oklahoma lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the body of 51-year-old Allen Wayne Roberts of Terrell, Texas, was recovered in about 10 feet of water, about 50 feet from shore in the lake in McCurtain County. An OHP report says Roberts and another person were swimming Wednesday from an island to the main shore when Roberts tired.

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