Lake Texoma News

6/24/2018 7:17:00 PM
KXII
KINGSTON, Okla. (KXII) - One lane remains open on Roosevelt Bridge as crews continue recovery efforts for the body of the driver inside the semi that is submerged in Lake Texoma. "We are opening it and closing it as work is being down underneath the bridge ...

6/23/2018 11:21:00 AM
kfor.com
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. – A highway has reopened after two people were killed in a fiery crash on the bridge earlier this week. According to Lt. Scott Hampton with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, US70 reopened Friday in both directions, however, at 7 a.m ...

6/22/2018 3:14:00 PM
KWTX
DURANT, Okla. (AP) The U.S. Highway 70 bridge over Lake Texoma remained closed Friday following a deadly collision that sent a tractor-trailer truck careening into the reservoir that straddles the border with Texas. Crews resumed the search of the lake for ...

6/22/2018 11:12:00 AM
KTEN
BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. -- Workers will try to raise a submerged truck from the bottom of Lake Texoma on Saturday morning. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Scott Hampton said recovery crews will attempt to float the vehicle to the surface starting at 7 a.m. Divers ...

6/22/2018 10:12:00 AM
kfor.com
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities are investigating a deadly crash that claimed the lives of two people on the Roosevelt Bridge over Lake Texoma. Just before 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers learned that a vehicle on the bridge ...

6/22/2018 8:56:00 AM
KXII
MEAD, Okla. (KXII) - US Highway 70 at the Roosevelt Bridge remains closed Friday as crews work to recover the body of the driver of the semi that plunged into Lake Texoma after a fiery collision Thursday afternoon. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Scott Hampton ...

6/22/2018 8:28:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
DURANT, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a bridge over Lake Texoma remains closed while divers search for the driver of a tractor-trailer rig that plunged into the lake on the Oklahoma-Texas border following a deadly collision that killed ...

6/22/2018 8:20:00 AM
NewsOK
DURANT, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a bridge over Lake Texoma remains closed while divers search for the driver of a tractor-trailer rig that plunged into the lake on the Oklahoma-Texas border following a deadly collision that killed ...

6/22/2018 12:16:00 AM
News On 6
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a bridge over Lake Texoma was closed following a deadly collision that sent a tractor-trailer truck careening into the reservoir that straddles the border with Texas. Troopers say the collision occurred shortly before 2 p.m ...

6/21/2018 9:31:00 PM
KLTV
DURANT, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a bridge over Lake Texoma has been closed following a deadly collision that sent a tractor-trailer truck careening into the reservoir that straddles the border with Texas. Troopers say the collision ...

6/21/2018 9:10:00 PM
KXII
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) --"I heard just a big ol boom and a splash of water. And I drove my jeep to a place where I could see the crash," Rowland said. Tyler Rowland was swimming in Catfish Bay when he heard the sound...a semi plunging off the ...

6/21/2018 4:08:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
KINGSTON — A wreck on Roosevelt Bridge over Lake Texoma left two people dead Thursday afternoon, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper said the bridge, which is part of U.S. Highway 70, was closed following the wreck.

6/21/2018 2:36:00 PM
The Middletown Press
DURANT, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a bridge over Lake Texoma has been closed following a collision that sent a tractor-trailer truck careening into the reservoir that straddles the border with Texas. Troopers say the collision occurred ...

6/21/2018 2:24:00 PM
NewsOK
KINGSTON — Two people were killed Thursday afternoon in a wreck along a bridge over Lake Texoma, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Just after 2:10 p.m. Thursday, troopers reported the Roosevelt Bridge on U.S. 70 was closed due to the wreck.

6/21/2018 1:51:00 PM
KXII
UPDATE: Efforts to recover the semi driver's body have been called off for the night. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers say two people have died in a major crash on the Roosevelt Bridge Thursday afternoon that has US Highway 70 closed in both directions.

6/21/2018 1:46:00 PM
kfor.com
LAKE TEXOMA, Okla. – Two people were killed after a fiery crash on the Roosevelt Bridge over Lake Texoma. Officials responded to the scene just before 2 p.m. on U.S. 70. Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say a vehicle was burning on the bridge, and ...

6/21/2018 12:52:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
Attend Melissa’s Freedom Festival this weekend, hike out on Lake Texoma, spend some time with furry friends at the Denison Library, visit some dinosaurs in Sherman or see comedic personality Trevor Noah in Oklahoma. No matter what you’re looking for ...

6/21/2018 12:25:00 PM
KTEN
LAKE TEXOMA, Okla. -- The Roosevelt Bridge over Lake Texoma was closed in both directions Thursday afternoon after an accident on the two-lane span. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported the wreck just before 2 p.m. on U.S. 70, which links Durant with Kingston.

6/20/2018 7:18:00 AM
Upi.com
The 48-year-old singer thanked Shelton for "sharing [his] world" with her following an outing with 4-year-old Apollo at Lake Texoma, Okla. Stefani posted several photos on Instagram and Instagram Stories from her day with Shelton. She wore a minimal makeup ...

6/14/2018 6:13:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
Hackney, who won the Bassmaster Elite Series BASSfest event on Lake Texoma back in June 2016, used a four-day total of 48 pounds, five ounces last weekend to beat out runner-up Gerald Swindle and claim the $100,000 top prize. Ironically enough, he had ...

6/11/2018 12:45:00 PM
kfor.com
POTTSBORO, Texas – Employees at a popular lake say they are concerned after finding several turtles who have been abused. Recently, the staff at Grandpappy Point Marina at Lake Texoma say they found a turtle with rhinestones glued to its shell.

6/11/2018 6:46:00 AM
KTEN
POTTSBORO, Texas -- A disturbing form of abuse on turtles around Lake Texoma is raising concern among marina workers. The staff at Grandpappy Point Marina found a turtle with rhinestones glued to its shell. They said the turtle was swimming for its life ...

6/10/2018 5:21:00 PM
KXII
LAKE TEXOMA, Tex. (KXII) - A woman rescued a turtle covered in jewels from Lake Texoma Saturday. Now, she's spreading the story of the animal's struggle to save others from the same fate. "As we were down here showing this slip, we headed back up and a ...

6/8/2018 4:13:00 PM
KBTX
“I probably caught 20 keepers in there today, but I had to burn through them to catch what I weighed in,” said Hackney, whose last B.A.S.S. victory came in 2016 on Lake Texoma on the Texas-Oklahoma border. “I think I could go back in there and catch ...

6/1/2018 12:55:00 PM
News 9
An Oklahoma man was in for quite the surprise when he recently went fishing at Lake Texoma near the town of McBride. Oklahoma Game Wardens shared a photo of Tim Butler's catch on Facebook. They say two campers set out several rods overnight last month ...

6/1/2018 4:55:00 AM
News On 6
An Oklahoma man was in for quite the surprise when he recently went fishing at Lake Texoma near the town of McBride. Oklahoma Game Wardens shared a photo of Tim Butler's catch on Facebook. They say two campers set out several rods overnight last month ...

5/31/2018 11:40:00 AM
KWTX
SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) Two fisherman landed a catch of a lifetime over the holiday weekend on Lake Texoma. Oklahoma Game wardens told KXII-TV in Sherman that Tim Butler and Canton Stafford were camping near McBride and had set out several rods in hopes of ...

5/31/2018 8:03:00 AM
News 9
Oklahoma Game Wardens said they were patrolling Lake Texoma when they came across "an impressive catch." Tim Butler along with his friend Canton Stafford reeled in an alligator gar 6 feet 2 inches in length with a girth of 30 1/2 inches. Game wardens T.

5/31/2018 8:01:00 AM
Tulsa World
State game wardens reported that Tim Butler and Canton Stafford had been fishing on the lake, near the town of McBride, when Butler noticed he had hooked a fish. Butler told game wardens the 6 foot, 2 inch fish stripped all the line from the reel twice ...

5/30/2018 2:13:00 PM
KXII
McBRIDE, Okla. (KXII) - Two fisherman landed a catch of a lifetime over the holiday weekend on Lake Texoma. Oklahoma Game Wardens tell us Tim Butler and Canton Stafford were camping near McBride and had set out several rods in hopes of catching some ...

5/30/2018 12:40:00 PM
NewsOK
Two men caught a massive alligator gar at Lake Texoma over the Memorial Day weekend. [Photo provided by Oklahoma Game Wardens] Two men caught a massive alligator gar at Lake Texoma over the Memorial Day weekend. [Photo provided by Oklahoma Game Wardens ...

5/30/2018 11:31:00 AM
KOCO Oklahoma City
A 6-foot-long alligator gar was caught over Memorial Day weekend on Lake Texoma, according to the Oklahoma Game Wardens. While camping with friends, Tim Butler and Canton Stafford caught the big fish near the town of McBride, according to a post on the ...

5/29/2018 2:54:00 PM
KXII
BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - Calera first responders rescued two people stuck on an island in Lake Texoma thanks to a local teen. "I drove around on the boat and I saw this little girl on the backside and I was wondering what she was doing out there by ...

5/28/2018 8:34:00 AM
KTEN
KINGSTON, Okla. -- A pontoon boat crashed at Buncombe Creek Marina on Saturday evening -- twice. Marina workers told KTEN the vessel malfunctioned, going full-throttle after the forward gear was engaged, slamming into the dock on Lake Texoma. Workers said ...

5/25/2018 4:14:00 PM
KTEN
LAKE TEXOMA -- Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. You can bet area lakes will be packed with boaters. And you can bet the long arm of the law will be on the water, too. So keep these safety tips in mind. "Have a serviceable fire ...

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
KTEN
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 ...

5/23/2018 3:01:00 PM
KXII
LAKE TEXOMA, Tex. (KXII) - A boat taxi service on Lake Texoma is setting sail, taking lakegoers to the hottest spots on the water. They call it Uber for the water-- Lake Texoma's only water taxi service will take you anywhere on the lake and can hold up to ...

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 ...

5/22/2018 12:59:00 PM
kfor.com
POTTSBORO, Tex. – Family and friends of a 16-year-old boy are mourning after he drowned in Lake Texoma over the weekend. Around 8 p.m. Saturday, game wardens were called to Highport Marina at Lake Texoma after receiving a call of somebody missing.





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