Weather Aware conditions continue overnight due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 a.m. for the northernmost portions of Texoma including Atoka, Coal, Johnston, Murray and Pontotoc Counties Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Rain ends NW to SE during the day Thursday.
PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK -- The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office says an inmate was stabbed Friday evening.
Authorities say they arrested James Holland for allegedly stabbing inmate Roy Shinn Jr. Deputies say Shinn was stabbed once in the stomach. Investigators say he was working at the county agriplex when witnesses say he and Holland got into an argument. Authorities say a witness stated Holland pulled out a knife and stabbed Shinn. Deputies say Holland fled on foot, but was arrested a short time later.
At last check Shinn was listed in stable condition.
Holland's bond is expected be set on Monday.