Pontotoc County Newswire

Pontotoc County Newswire

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

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  1. AG's work on religious liberty praisedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | Tulsa Beacon

    ... that decision," said Downing. "Since 1957 the East Central University community, as well as the citizens of Pontotoc County, have known the chapel as it stands today, and as it should remain." In a letter to university officials, Hunter said the ...

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  2. No Charges For Man Who Shot, Killed Neighbor Trying To Drown Twin BabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | 5NEWSonline.com

    It was a case that stunned residents in a small Oklahoma city earlier this year - a resident told police he shot and killed his neighbor to keep the man from drowning two young children. On Thursday, a little more than a month after the shooting, officials announced that the case is closed - the Pontotoc County District Attorney ruled the shooting was a 'justifiable use of deadly force under Oklahoma Law.'

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  3. No charges for man who shot, killed neighbor trying to drown twin babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WPMT-TV York

    It was a case that stunned residents in a small Oklahoma city earlier this year - a resident told police he shot and killed his neighbor to keep the man from drowning two young children. On Thursday, a little more than a month after the shooting, officials announced that the case is closed - the Pontotoc County District Attorney ruled the shooting was a 'justifiable use of deadly force under Oklahoma Law.'

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  4. Oklahoma prosecutor says man justified in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | NewsOK.com

    An Oklahoma prosecutor says a man was justified in fatally shooting another man who was trying to drown his 3-month-old twin son and daughter. Pontotoc County District Attorney Paul Smith said in a statement Thursday that David Cash Freeman was justified when he used deadly force against 27-year-old Leland Foster of Poteau.

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  5. Man cleared in fatal shooting of Ada dad who tried to drown twinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Last month's death of a man who was allegedly trying to drown his twin daughters has been ruled a justifiable homicide. The decision by the Pontotoc County District Attorney means that Cash Freeman will not be charged in the June 2 fatal shooting of 27-year-old Leland Foster.

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  6. No charges filed against Oklahoma man who shot, killed neighbor trying to drown twinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... lives were saved that were innocent," James Williams said. "He would be a hero in my book." On Thursday, the Pontotoc County District Attorney announced that the shooting was a 'justifiable use of deadly force under Oklahoma Law.' The investigative ...

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  7. Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 2 at 5:42PM CDT expiring July ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | Fox 23

    ... North central Johnston County in southeastern Oklahoma... Coal County in southeastern Oklahoma... Southern Pontotoc County in east central Oklahoma... North central Atoka County in southeastern Oklahoma... Southeastern Hughes County in southeastern ...

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  8. Pontotoc County pursuit ends in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | KTEN-TV Denison

    in a written statement, the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety said a 1988 Ford Festiva was being chased by Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office deputies when it crashed on County Road 3450 near Roff shortly after 10 p.m. The car hit an embankment and ...

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  9. Konawa city councilwoman died in ATV accident Saturday in Pontotoc CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    City councilwoman Tiffany Barton was killed Saturday in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Pontotoc County, according to a post on the city's Facebook page Sunday. Barton was killed riding as a passenger on an ATV driven by Christopher L.D. Barton, 30, who was treated and released at an Ada hospital.

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  10. Three dead after crashes in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    About 10:45 p.m., Barton was a passenger on an ATV that crashed into a telephone pole on private property about 4 miles north of Byng in Pontotoc County. Tiffany Barton died at the scene.

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  11. More charges could follow after kidnapping victim dies from injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office says the victim of a kidnapping and assault that happened in January of this year, has died. Sheriff John Christian says 18 year old Kalup Born was arrested, after deputies say he kidnapped 70 year old Brenda Carter from her Ada home at knife-point.

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  12. Carter County Man Killed In Motorcycle AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... 56 year-old John Dvorak was killed when he lost control of his Kawasaki Ninja on northbound I-35, swerved PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK- The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office says the victim of a kidnapping and assault that happened in January of this year, ...

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  13. 70-year-old kidnapping, assault victim in Pontotoc County diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Sheriff John Christian told KXII Brenda Carter subsided to injuries Wednesday at a rehab center, unable to recover since January. Kalup Born, 18, is accused of having kidnapped Carter from her home in Ada at knife-point as well as crashing her vehicle into a creek and leaving her there to die.

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  14. The Morning Brew: Killing of father who allegedly tried to drown...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... struck Leland Foster, 27, in the back. The babies survived, and it's unlikely Freeman will face charges. The Pontotoc County district attorney said Monday that a man here appears to have been justified when he shot and killed a father who police say ...

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  15. Hero or murderer? District attorney to weigh charges against Ada manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The Pontotoc County district attorney will make a decision on whether to pursue criminal charges against a man who police said killed his neighbor to save two children. Cash Freeman rushed over Friday to a home in Ada to find Leland Foster attempting to drown 3-month-old twins in a bathtub , police said.

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  16. Guilty verdict in Ada rap, kidnapping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A Pontotoc County jury has found a man guilty on all six counts he faced, ranging from kidnapping to rape.

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  17. Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 19 at 10:39PM CDT expiring May ...Read the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Fox 23

    OKC005-029-063-069-095-123-200515- BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Norman OK 1039 PM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017 The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Johnston County in southeastern Oklahoma... Coal County in southeastern Oklahoma... Eastern Pontotoc County in east central Oklahoma... Northern Marshall County in southeastern Oklahoma... Northwestern Atoka County in southeastern Oklahoma... Hughes County in southeastern Oklahoma... * Until 1215 AM CDT * At 1039 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 4 miles south of Stuart to near Centrahoma to 4 miles northwest of Fillmore to 3 miles northeast of Madill, moving northeast at 50 mph.

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  18. Severe weather possible Friday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management reported storms overnight damaged 20 to 25 homes in the Pontotoc County community of Stonewall, suffering extensive damage from downed trees and power lines. Puma said the storms on Friday afternoon ...

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  19. Court hearing for Ada murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Pontotoc County prosecutors allege that Tiger, 21, stabbed a woman at a party at a residence in the 400 block of Bluff Street in Ada on August 22, 2017. She is charged with first degree murder.

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  20. Sulphur woman dies in Pontotoc County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    A Sulphur woman was killed in a collision on State Highway 1 at the Chickasaw Turnpike in Pontotoc County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. Lucenda G. Duffey, 69, of Sulphur, was dead at the scene about 5:50 p.m. Thursday about 4 miles north of Roff, the patrol said.

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