Lake Texoma News

2/18/2019 2:31:00 AM
Enid News & Eagle
LAKE TEXOMA, Okla. — A week full of outdoor activities, conservation education and camaraderie is in store for up to 35 teens selected to attend the 21st annual Wildlife Youth Camp. Applications are n...

2/14/2019 1:52:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
The 38th annual Cross Timbers Trail Run will bring runners from all over the world to Lake Texoma this weekend. The city of Sherman will begin its winter art dash this weekend. 1. 76 Trombones SCP is ...

2/12/2019 4:37:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
At the same time, Sammy and his family lived at Hagerman until it was covered by water from Lake Texoma. The prisoners were clearing the land for the lake and Sammy used to carry buckets of well water ...

Todd Hamill
Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

2/5/2019 12:45:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
German prisoners were involved in the construction of the dam at Lake Texoma and were the first to be used in a labor camp, but only non-war related work could be performed by POWs according to the Ge...

1/8/2019 8:50:00 PM
It is now January. Enos residents and other Lake Texoma communities say their patience is thin. "Just from a perspective that this was supposed to be completed in three to four months, and here we are ...

Patsy Mercer
Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be increased by…

1/7/2019 2:16:00 PM
GRAYSON COUNTY, Texas -- If you have plans to visit the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, be prepared for wet and impassible roads. Recent rains caused water levels at Lake Texoma to surge to 622 fee...

12/28/2018 7:23:00 AM
Two drivers died when a car collided with a truck on the Roosevelt Memorial Bridge and the truck then plunged into Lake Texoma. U.S. 70 was closed for several days while the wreckage was cleared and t...

12/12/2018 3:25:00 PM
LAKE TEXOMA -- Temperatures might be dropping, but that isn't stopping some anglers from getting out on the water. Fishing guide David Escamilla says winter is the best time to cast your line. "I've n...

12/5/2018 6:02:00 AM
A $43 million contract to replace a mile-long, 58-year-old bridge over Lake Texoma that links Oklahoma and Texas was awarded by the Oklahoma Transportation Commission. Jensen Construction Co. of Sand ...

11/24/2018 7:02:00 AM
The Durant Daily Democrat
Staff Report Representatives from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be holding a public meeting at the Eisenhower State Park’s Recreation Ha...

11/10/2018 10:02:00 PM
POTTSBORO, TX. (KXII)--Jerry Dorsey is a Navy veteran and fishing guide serving Lake Texoma. One day he was thinking about how he could give back to those who served in the military, as someone who un...

11/6/2018 1:00:00 AM
The Willis Bridge over Lake Texoma is scheduled for replacement after the Oklahoma Transportation Commission on Monday approved a $43 million contract. [Photo provided] The Oklahoma Transportation ...

11/5/2018 11:41:00 PM
Tulsa World
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Transportation Commission awarded a $43 million contract Monday to replace a mile-long bridge over Lake Texoma. The new bridge will replace the structurally deficient Will...

11/5/2018 9:25:00 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY (KXII) - A $43 million contract to replace a mile-long, 58-year-old bridge over Lake Texoma that links Oklahoma and Texas was awarded Monday by the Oklahoma Transportation Commission, th...

11/1/2018 8:49:00 PM
DENISON, Tex. (KXII)-As of Thursday, Lake Texoma remains over seven feet above normal but still 14 feet away from its spillway. The Corps is currently releasing about three times the amount of water t...

10/30/2018 4:30:00 PM
LAKE TEXOMA, Tex. (KXII) - Firefighters say it took about three hours to put out a shop and houseboat on fire at the Texoma Marina in Gordonville Monday night, and high water made it even more difficu...

10/30/2018 7:53:00 AM
After a year-and-a-half of work, construction and electrical crews are in the home stretch for a project which will double the amount of water processed from Lake Texoma to 20 million gallons daily -- ...

10/29/2018 5:00:00 PM
One of the most popular recreation lakes in the Southwest, Lake Texoma features two state parks, two wildlife refuges and dozens of lodging options. Visitors to the area often opt for cabin getaways t...

10/25/2018 5:56:00 AM
The Pottsboro Kids Club host the 7th annual That Dam Lake Texoma Bi-State 5K Run on November 10. All proceeds from the 5K go directly back to Pottsboro Kids Club with help paying for activities for th...

10/24/2018 5:00:00 PM
Lake Texoma is a 75,000-acre lake located on the Texas-Oklahoma border, 75 miles north of Dallas, Texas. It is a popular vacation destination known for natural beauty, outdoor recreational opportuniti...

10/18/2018 2:16:00 PM
LAKE TEXOMA -- Like other bodies of water across the region, Lake Texoma is rising. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the lake was 629.02 feet above sea level. The Corps of Engineers believes it could rise almos...

10/18/2018 12:57:00 PM
Yahoo News Singapore
A large deer was spotted swimming in the waters of Lake Texoma, on the Oklahoma-Texas border, on October 14, by two Louisiana men on a fishing trip. The deer ran into lake while trying to escape a dog ...

10/18/2018 12:30:00 PM
A large deer was spotted swimming in the waters of Lake Texoma, on the Oklahoma-Texas border, on October 14, by two Louisiana men on a fishing trip. The deer ran into lake while trying to escape a dog ...

10/17/2018 4:26:00 PM
KINGSTON, Okla. – Too much rain has caused many parks, campgrounds and boat ramps to close at Lake Texoma. “It`s a little muddy out there,” said Roger Raines, a fishing guide on Lake Texoma.

10/17/2018 11:04:00 AM
DENISON, Tex. – “It was a pretty magical hour there for a second,” said Jordan Breaux. Breaux and his friend, both from Louisiana, were in the middle of a fishing tournament over the weekend ...

10/16/2018 8:24:00 PM
DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- Two Louisiana men were in the middle of a fishing tournament out on Lake Texoma this past weekend when they saw a deer swimming across a cove. It was on the Denison side near P...

10/15/2018 9:52:00 PM
DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- The Army Corps of Engineers says letting water out of Lake Texoma is a balancing act between what goes in and what goes out and predict the level will go up another three feet ...

10/15/2018 3:44:00 PM
The Durant Daily Democrat
A body was recovered Sunday afternoon near the Willis Bridge over Highway 377 at Lake Texoma in Marshall County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. The body was recovered Sunday by Marshall County Sear...

10/15/2018 2:31:00 PM
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. -- Several roads in Marshall County are impassable after a rise in Lake Texoma. "With all the rain we got, basically over the last month, everything is saturated," said Marshall ...

10/14/2018 2:55:00 PM
DENISON, TX. (KXII)--Earlier this year in May, 16-year-old Nathan Halfmann, a student at Pottsboro ISD was out having fun with his friends at Lake Texoma when all of the sudden his heart gave out. His ...

10/14/2018 2:55:00 PM
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - Officials have recovered a body that was found floating in Lake Texoma Sunday afternoon. The Marshall County Sheriff said a vehicle was found parked and unoccupied at t...

10/14/2018 1:33:00 PM
Troopers are responding to a report of a body floating in Lake Texoma Sunday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. The body was underneath the State Highway 377 Willis Bridge in Marshall County ...

10/11/2018 5:22:00 PM
Due to heavy rain last month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to open the flood gates to lower the high waters. Due to heavy rain last month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to open the fl...

10/11/2018 5:09:00 PM
DENISON, Tex. (KXII)-James Neville wanted to go fishing at Eishenhower State Park Thursday after catching a few last week. This trip,no such luck. "When it was regular out, I could throw a bait out th...

10/8/2018 10:03:00 PM
He got five bites while he was back there and landed three, and they combined to weigh just enough to give him his second triple-A victory and first since 2006 at Lake Texoma. > Main factor in his suc...

10/8/2018 4:31:00 PM
DENISON, Texas -- People from all across the region came to see who could catch the biggest striper in Lake Texoma on Monday. "Oh, I'm elated for today," said Ron Nixon of the Boys and Girls Club of D...

10/7/2018 4:26:00 PM
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Hidden talent Hocutt can't remember a time when he wasn't taking part in water sports. As a child, he grew up going with family to Lake Texoma north of the Metroplex. Today as a husband and father, Po...

10/7/2018 1:48:00 PM
The last one I won was 12 years ago at Lake Texoma. And trust me, the older you get, the more you appreciate these wins because you just don’t know how many more chances you’re going to get.”

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