Monthly Archives: July 2014

Five Teens Ejected from Vehicle in Weekend Crash

One person has died from a single-vehicle crash, where five people were ejected over the weekend. The wreck happened on the 3000 block of Kell West Freeway at about 1:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. According to KFDX News Channel Three, a GMC Envoy was headed east, when for currently unknown reasons, the driver lost control of… Read More

Small Plane Crashes in Texas

Last week, a pilot died in a West Texas plane crash. According to KSWO News Channel Seven, the incident happened sometime on Sunday afternoon. The pilot, 71-year-old Weldon Pat Oden of Blackwell, was flying his single-engine Kitfox, when for currently unknown reasons, the plane crashed. He took off from a private airstrip midday on Sunday.… Read More

Safe Driving During Stormy Weather

Although Texoma residents have become quite familiar with driving in hot and dry conditions, the occasional rainy day isn’t off the table this summer. Safely navigating the roadways during stormy weather needs to be a top priority for motorists when the rain begins to fall. Drivers are urged to slow down and allow themselves extra… Read More

Utility Company Burns Down Home in Burleson

CBS DFW News Channel 11 recently reported on the Cason family’s struggle with a utility company over the fire that destroyed their home. In early May, an Oncor utility crew accidentally burned down the Cason’s house in Burleson, Texas. Apparently, the crew was working on electrical lines in the back of the house, when they… Read More

Summer Driving Safety Tips

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is encouraging motorists to have safe travels this summer. Although Texoma residents are veterans of driving in hot weather, there are a few important issues to consider before getting behind the wheel during the summer months. In addition to buckling up and practicing safe driving habits, motorists need… Read More

Faith Mission Storage House Fire

Early Thursday morning, a fire broke out at a house on the 1200 Block of Austin Street. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the two-story house was being used as a storage facility for Faith Mission. The house was already fully engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. It took 27 firefighters… Read More

Fatal Fireworks Explosion in Comanche

Last Thursday, a fireworks malfunction in Comanche killed one person and sent three others to the hospital. For currently unknown reasons, a trailer holding fireworks exploded unexpectedly. According to NBC Dallas Fort Worth News Channel Five, the incident happened at about 9:00 a.m. The trailer was parked at a baseball field, just west of a… Read More

Another Train Crash on Old Iowa Park Road

Strangely, for the second time in two weeks, a car has been struck by a train at the railroad crossing on Old Iowa Park Road and FM 369. KFDX News Channel Three reports that the incident happened at about 9:00 on Thursday morning. Thankfully, the driver was able to escape with what are being described… Read More

Clay County Rollover Wreck

Earlier this week, a rollover wreck in Clay County sent two people to the hospital. This one-car crash involving a Ford Super Duty truck happened on Highway 174. According to KFDX News Channel Three, Don and Victoria Meredith, of Archer City, were headed east on 174 when for unknown reasons, their car crossed over into… Read More