'Disney Duper' sentenced to 17½ years in prison

Updated: 6:26 PM - SHERMAN, Texas -- Thomas Lucas Jr. was given the maximum sentence of 17 and a half years behind bars by Federal District Court Judge Amos Mazzant on Tuesday after being found guilty this past February of seven counts of wire fraud and one count of making a false statement.

Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

Posted: 3:58 PM - VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make "this agonizing and painful decision."

Pontotoc County home invasion suspect in custody

Updated: 4:40 PM - ADA, Okla. -- Pontotoc County Sheriff John Christian confirms Michael Paul Mikula was arrested around 7 p.m. Monday in Seminole County, in connection to a home invasion that occurred on Aug. 22.

Growing concern for homeless in Sherman

Updated: 9:32 AM - SHERMAN, Texas -- It's a problem usually associated with bigger cities, but one Sherman man says homelessness is having a big impact right here at home.

Ky. clerk won't resign over marriage license flap

Updated: 12:16 PM - MOREHEAD, Ky. -- The Kentucky clerk who is refusing to issue marriage licenses despite a Supreme Court ruling against her says she won't resign or violate her religious beliefs about same-sex couples.

Fire destroys Bryan County home

Updated: 08/31/2015 - MEAD, Okla. -- A family says they've nearly lost everything after their home caught fire last night, but a local agency is stepping up to help.

Families worry about 'black' water in Atoka

Updated: 9:26 AM - ATOKA, Okla. -- Imagine turning on your faucet expecting to see clear water, instead a dark liquid comes out. That is exactly what happens for many people in Atoka.

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Pigskin Preview: 2015

Updated: 08/28/2015 - High School football previews of local area teams in Texas and Oklahoma heading into the 2015 season.

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Boys All-Star Day Out

Posted: 9:05 AM - Basketball and leadership go hand in hand in an event coming up in Hugo.

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Chickasaw Nation to host Ada Job Fair

Posted: 3:17 PM - Connecting employers with prospective employees is the mission of the 16th annual Ada Job Fair, set 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 8 at the Chickasaw Nation Community Center, 700 N. Mississippi, Ada.

GED classes offered in Bryan County

Posted: 08/25/2015 - A GED class begins Sept. 8 and will meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. -noon for approximately three months.

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