Updated: 1:20 PM ARDMORE, OK -- The preliminary hearing took place for five people accused of beating a man to death in Ardmore. De'Ondre Maytubby, Bruce Booker, Jason Scallion, along with two juveniles, Alex Scallion and Sharon Fields, face charges in the July killing of Steven Paul Goddard.
Updated: 10:29 AM Some children and the community gathered on Friday to honor our veterans. The Regional Veterans Day observance was held Friday morning at Bonham High School, and we've posted Veterans Day events from around Texoma.
Updated: 10:29 AM SHERMAN, TX -- The future of Community Specialty Hospital is still up in the air, but we do know that they are no longer operating for now. Community Specialty Hospital CEO Travis Roderick held a press conference on Friday and in which he said services at the hospital would be temporarily suspended.
Updated: 10:29 AM LOVE COUNTY, Okla. – There has now been another illegal horse racing bust in Thackerville. This is the second time in four months the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission has come down on an illegal horse racing track in Love County.
Updated: 10:29 AM ST. JO, TX -- A local school district released its students early today, after an elementary student is diagnosed with the MRSA superbug. Students in the St. Jo school district were sent home at 1 pm Thursday, while an elementary school student remains in the hospital with this dangerous staph infection.
Updated: 10:29 AM POTTSBORO, TX -- The City of Pottsboro now owes the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality over $220,000. The fine comes eight months after Pottsboro’s sewer plant was found to be non-compliant.
Updated: 1:53 PM PARIS, TX -- Reports of a Bigfoot sighting in Atoka County surfaced in 2006, and you saw the story here on First News, but nothing much came of that sighting. Now rumors of Bigfoot’s return have surfaced in the woods outside Paris, Texas, so we sent Daniel Gotera to try and find out if the creature is fact or fiction.
Updated: 10:29 AM FANNIN COUNTY, TX -- Officials in Fannin County had a chance to tour a new flood control project on Thursday afternoon. Contractors updated officials on where they stand on a new dam project south of Savoy.
Updated: 10:29 AM GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- The Grayson County Airport could soon go through an identity change that includes a new logo and a new name, but first county leaders have to approve the changes.
Updated: 4:30 PM With all the recalls going on lately, it's enough to make your head spin! You ask, "Which toys are safe?" Now, with the latest recall on infant cold medicine, you are probably asking yourself, "What do I give my children when they're sick?"
Updated: 4:28 PM LEBANON, OK -- Fire destroyed a Marshall County business that was also one family's home. Family members say Eugene and Nita Arterberry ran what many called "The Auction House,” a place where the couple held auctions to raise money for children in need.
Updated: 11:12 PM ADA, OK -- An Ada man is dead after becoming the victim of a fatal house fire. Authorities say a chair inside the home caught on fire which spread throughout the rest of the structure.
Updated: 9:03 AM WILSON, OK -- A two-car crash in Wilson sends four people to the hospital. It happened around 7 pm when authorities say two pick-up trucks collided. The crash forced rescue crews to re-route traffic on Highway 70.
Updated: 8:26 AM Another toy recall, this time “Aqua Dots.” The Chinese-made toys contain a chemical which, if swallowed, can lead to a coma or seizures, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Posted: 5:18 PM GAINESVILLE, TX -- Construction is set to begin on the heavily traveled FM 1360 next week. The purpose of the construction is to improve safety for students and other drivers heading to and from the new Gainesville High School.
Updated: 5:30 PM ARDMORE, OK -- An armed robbery took place in Ardmore on Tuesday night at the Pro-Mart on Interstate 35 and Veterans Road at around 9:30 p.m. Authorities say the suspect walked in the store, showed his gun, and demanded money.
- 1,365 marijuana plants. That's what investigators with the Garvin county sheriff's office and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics found in a wooded area near Pauls Valley around 8 a.m. Tuesday.
- LAKE KIOWA, TX -- With recent rain and warm weather, mosquitoes are back and they're biting. Two human cases of West Nile have already been reported in Texas. One Texoma community is prepping for the virus, and Cooke County officials are urging you to protect yourself.
- DENISON, TEXAS -- More than 60 people were splishin and splashin at Waterloo Pool in Denison Tuesday morning, lending their arms and legs to what they hope will be a new record for the world's largest simultaneous swim lesson.