News Headlines - August 12



Name of victim released in fatal Madill shooting

Police have released the name of a teen fatally shot on Sunday in Madill.

The victim was found out to be 15-year-old Patrick Dunn after officers responded to shots fired at 501 W. Tishomingo Sunday evening in Madill.

The home was also where the 15-year-old suspect lives, but no name is being released.

Authorities are certain the incident will be investigated as a homicide.


One injured in Carter County accident Monday

An Ada man was severely injured in a rollover accident in Carter County on Monday.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the accident happened just after 11 a.m. when 46-year-old Arlandus Howard was driving east on State Highway 53 in his dump truck when he ran off the road, over-corrected, then overturned the truck.

Howard was ejected from the vehicle during the accident.

He was taken to Mercy Hospital in Ardmore, then transferred to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City in stable condition.

Authorities believe inattention might be the cause.


Bryan County elected officials get first raise in a decade

Bryan County Commissioners voted in their recent meeting to give elected county officials a raise after the county saw an economic increase from an ad valorem tax and growth in the county.

Elected officials, including tax assessor, treasurer, county and court clerks, commissioners, county sheriff, and several other offices will receive a $125 a month raise, the first raise of its kind in exactly 10 years.

Bryan County brought in more than $1 million more in revenue this year.

The pay increase would be retroactive back to July 1st and County officials would start to see the pay raise in their checks sometime in November.


Sherman teen is Jiu Jitsu World Champion

A Sherman teen has become a world champion in Jiu Jitsu after competing in the Kids World No Gi Championship in California.

14-year-old Anthony Tapia, fought in July and took home not only his first medal in Jiu Jitsu, but the world title in a teen expert division.

From all of us at the southern Oklahoma Radio Center, congratulations to Anthony.

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