News Headlines - June 9

Weekend storms leave damage in Pauls Valley

This weekend, southern Oklahoma saw some wild weather with multiple Severe Thunderstorm warnings along with flash flooding and high winds and hail. Some of this left parts of Pauls Valley heavily damaged.

As storms tore through the region, Garvin County personnel said Saturday night’s storms in particular left trees down and debris all over the city.

Numerous power lines broke and 40 percent of residents still didn’t have power as of Sunday night.

Hail reportedly damaged a number of buildings and cars as well.


Denison authorities investigating alleged inappropriate relationship between teacher and student
Denison authorities are investigating allegations of inappropriate relations between an educator and a student in Denison.

Denison ISD administrators said they received a tip Thursday that a high school teacher and student were allegedly having an improper relationship.

Officials say after looking into it, they contacted police, then sent a letter to the Texas State Board for Educator Certification, notifying the office of the investigation.

No arrests have been made at this time, but the teacher has apparently resigned.

Man killed in one-vehicle accident over the weekend
A Garvin County man has died after a single-vehicle wreck Friday evening in Grady County.

Authorities say 61-year-old Randall Smith of Lindsay was driving on County Road 1520 near County Road 2970 when his pickup went off the road and hit a water transfer pump.

Smith was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle when it rolled. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


Scott O'Brien