Lake Texoma News

5/24/2018 3:18:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
With the arrival of Monday’s Memorial Day holiday, the upcoming long weekend once again serves as the unofficial start to the summer boating season on Lake Texoma. With warm, sunny weather expected much of the weekend, there’s little doubt that ...

5/24/2018 2:43:00 PM
POTTSBORO, Texas -- Some Texomans started their Memorial Day weekend a little early Thursday at Highport Marina. "I work on boats constantly, so I'm helping some of these boaters get ready to enjoy the ride this weekend," said Merle Varner. "So, doing the ...

5/22/2018 10:15:00 PM
Herald-Zeitung Online
She married Charles Edward Sullivan in November of 1968 in Clear Lake City, TX. Lois and her husband, Charlie, moved to the Lake Texoma area near Madill, Oklahoma in the summer of 1972 to begin their lives as real estate developers. Charlie left a ...

5/21/2018 5:04:00 PM
LAKE TEXOMA, Tex. (KXII) - The Pottsboro community is mourning the loss of 16-year-old Nathan Halfmann who died in Lake Texoma Saturday after going under and not resurfacing. The game warden said surveillance video showed him swimming at the end of dock ZM ...

5/21/2018 11:08:00 AM
POTTSBORO, Texas (KXII) Officials have confirmed a body was recovered from Lake Texoma Saturday night. They have not released the name of the victim, but the Lakeway United Methodist Church of Pottsboro told us it was a young member of their church.

5/21/2018 8:05:00 AM
POTTSBORO, Texas -- A memorial service is set for Wednesday after a 16-year-old boy drowned in Lake Texoma this weekend. Texas Parks and Wildlife said Nathan Halfmann had spent the day golfing on Saturday. That evening, he went swimming at a friend's boat ...

5/19/2018 2:48:00 PM
The Central Oklahoma 89er Chapter of Quail Forever will hold its 13th annual Youth Instructional Shoot and Luncheon on June 9 at the Oklahoma City Gun Club near Arcadia. The free event is open to boys and girls ages 10 to 16 who will receive instruction in ...

5/10/2018 5:13:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
For information call 903-523-5217. The Chapel of Lake Texoma is located at 969 Hillcrest Circle in Gordonville. Trinity Lighthouse DENISON — Sunday school is at 10 a.m. with worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. Nursery is available during both services.

5/10/2018 3:13:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
From noon to 1 p.m. at the museum, an area expert will be telling the story of the Denison Dam and Lake Texoma. Host Gene Lenore, a journalist and filmmaker will be presenting his documentary, “Denison Dam — Taming the Raging Red,” in honor of the ...

5/8/2018 6:43:00 PM
Tahlequah Daily Press
Northeastern State University's fishing team brought home first and sixth place awards from the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Lake Texoma April 8. The NSU fishing team competed against 91 collegiate teams in the tournament. Team members Blayke Haggard ...

4/27/2018 7:37:00 PM
LAKE TEXOMA, Tex. (KXII) - Several boats of all shapes, sizes and prices have cruised into the Highport Marina for the annual boat show. "It's new boats along with used boats," said MarineMax sales consultant Rusty Parks. "They range from 13 to 56 feet."

4/19/2018 4:57:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
That being Dan Bennett, the head biologist for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Inland Fisheries Station on Lake Texoma. As we exchanged pleasantries, he asked how I was doing. With a mischievous grin, I told him that I wanted to file a ...

4/18/2018 8:10:00 PM
LAKE TEXOMA, Okla. (KXII)-- A new bridge project is being proposed for U.S. 377 between Texas and Oklahoma. The Willis Bridge that connects Marshall and Grayson counties across Lake Texoma is important for Erik Nance and their boating store. "I cross the ...

4/18/2018 4:38:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
Oklahoma’s longest state-owned bridges may soon see a new life thanks to a proposed complete replacement of the roadway. The Tulsa district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released public notice Wednesday that the Oklahoma Department of ...

4/17/2018 7:19:00 AM
The Durant Daily Democrat
It was a springtime cold front for the record books, one that brought hail and severe thunderstorms on Friday, followed up by a blue norther that would have felt right at home in late December or early January. The problem was, last Friday evening’s cold ...

4/12/2018 7:33:00 PM
WHAT: The YETI FLW College Fishing tournament at Lake Texoma scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, April 7, has been postponed until Sunday, April 8, due to inclement weather. With high winds and sustained wind gusts, conditions on the lake have been deemed ...

4/12/2018 12:19:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
As opportunities for worship at Lake Texoma may stand as a high priority for many lake enthusiasts, a family-oriented marina and a variety of churches near the lake can meet the spiritual needs of lake visitors and area residents. Bridgeview Marina and ...

4/12/2018 10:52:00 AM
The Herald Democrat
Located on the edge of Tanglewood Resort, minutes from Lake Texoma, the home at 691 Lakepoint Loop sits nestled in the trees. The Corps of Engineer property lines this area in Pottsboro, making for a tranquil setting and immense privacy. The three bedroom ...

4/12/2018 10:24:00 AM
Cherokee Phoenix
DENISON, Texas – Cherokee Nation citizen Blayke Haggard of Gans, Oklahoma, made up one half of the winning fishing team from Northeastern State University to win the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Lake Texoma on April 8. Haggard and his teammate Cody ...

4/10/2018 4:52:00 PM
Tahlequah Daily Press
DENISON, Texas — The Northeastern State University team of Cody Metzger (Wagoner) and Blayke Haggard (Gans) won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Lake Texoma on Sunday with a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 4 ounces. The victory earned the ...

4/9/2018 6:05:00 PM
DENISON, Texas (April 9, 2018) – The Northeastern State University team of Cody Metzger of Wagoner, Oklahoma, and Blayke Haggard of Gans, Oklahoma, won the FLW College Fishing event on Lake Texoma on Sunday with a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 4 ...

4/6/2018 1:37:00 PM
Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide Saturday's FLW College Fishing Event at Lake Texoma ...

3/30/2018 8:11:00 PM
As such, we will continue to be actively engaged at this site. Rex said the issue absolutely does not affect the city’s drinking water, who gets its water from Lake Randell and Lake Texoma.

3/25/2018 1:02:00 PM
"To me, a 60-pound fish is pretty good. I think anything over 70 is a big fish." Grand Lake has become the place to go to catch paddlefish much like Lake Texoma is for striped bass. It's become a fishing destination. In an average year, between 4,000 and ...

3/23/2018 9:28:00 PM
Welcome to Loud City
A game after one of the more epic choke jobs in recent NBA history, OKC struggled, meandered, fired shots into the ocean Lake Texoma, but with the game hanging in the balance, demonstrated a little bit more grit than 3 nights ago. The Heat, trailing most ...

3/17/2018 9:18:00 PM
POTTSBORO, Texas (KXII) A new dock made its triumphant debut on Lake Texoma last week after a devastating fire in July. Two families spent Friday moving back into the Highport Marina, including the Kowalewskis. Andrea and Todd tell us they’re still in ...

3/16/2018 1:25:00 PM
Science Daily
From a scientific perspective, Roeder and colleagues were in the right place at the right time. The area near OU's Biological Station on Lake Texoma, along the state's southern border with Texas, was scheduled for a controlled burn, and so they sampled the ...

3/16/2018 8:29:00 AM
POTTSBORO, Texas -- On July 19, 2017, a serene marina on Lake Texoma erupted in flames. The frightening inferno rapidly consumed Highport Marina's U Dock, which burned for hours. As thick, black smoke filled the sky, 17 boats were destroyed as their owners ...

3/15/2018 7:05:00 AM
The University of Oklahoma Biological Station near Lake Texoma on the state's southern border found itself in the middle of a once-in-a-century flood in June 2015. Three months earlier, researchers there had sampled the insect and invertebrate community in ...

3/14/2018 8:55:00 AM
I Lived It' is the kind of song that takes me back to my childhood. I recorded this album on the shores of Lake Texoma, a special place with a lot of memories, and it was great working with Adam and Jen to bring those to life.” The countryside-like ...

3/10/2018 2:15:00 PM
The camp at the University of Oklahoma Biological Station at Lake Texoma will be June 11-16. Game wardens, wildlife and fisheries professionals, and volunteers will be conducting the camp and supervising activities. Campers must be ages 14 to 16 as of June 11.

3/8/2018 2:26:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
Those little traps hurt. Biggest anything I had ever trapped. Being a weekly outdoor writer about Lake Texoma I have to get out and go fishing to get my information every week, terrible job. I don’t write about other lakes unless it’s something that ...

3/7/2018 4:11:00 AM
Tulsa World
Little did Kaitlyn Bruce and Chali Oliver expect that attending all those summer camps for Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Lake Texoma would eventually be rewarded. That’s what happened recently when Bruce and Oliver found out they both were chosen ...

3/2/2018 5:52:00 PM
D Magazine
He’s got a buddy who’s cooking up ribs and pulled pork. He said he was planning to go Lake Texoma to catch enough striped bass for a fish fry. The food is free, and it’s happy hour all day. Rossell says 10 percent of the bar sales will go toward ...

2/24/2018 1:18:00 AM
Auction items include trips to Aruba and Padre Island. Other items on the auction block include petting zoo animal party for 20 kids, Segway Tours for 6 people as well as a Lake Texoma Striped Bass guided fishing trip for 5 fisherman. Candidate Scala said ...

2/22/2018 5:37:00 PM
Idaho State Journal
Then I was going to be crow hunting in North Texas on Friday and Saturday. I had Wednesday free so I called my brother, and he lined us up a striper fishing trip on Lake Texoma with Striper Express owned by Bill Carey, who has guided on the lake for decades.

2/22/2018 5:17:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
Thank God for smart women and Him letting me be married to one. Monday, we had one of those infamous Preston Shores power surges that ONCOR can’t seem to be able to solve. We had just purchased a new tower, hadn’t had it three weeks and even with a ...

2/16/2018 2:42:00 PM
Still, Janice Bezanson, executive director of Texas Conservation Alliance, said there were alternatives, such as a proposal for a smaller lake and using water from Lake Texoma. “North Texas Municipal Water District does need more water, but there are ...

2/16/2018 5:30:00 AM
Ada Evening News
Fort Washita is near Lake Texoma, 13 miles east of Madill and 12 miles west of Durant on state Highway 199. For more information, call (580) 924-6502.

2/15/2018 11:05:00 PM
Christina Moody from Pottsboro, was sentenced to 10 years probation after embezzling nearly $105,000 from a fishing guide service on Lake Texoma. "The judge made clear he only did that for one reason and that is so that Mr. Carey can get paid back the ...

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