News Headlines - August 13



Man sent to hospital after leaping from fiery truck

A Sherman man was injured and flown to the hospital yesterday after he leapt from his truck that had caught fire.

At around midday, police say the 40-year-old-man was headed east in the 400 block of east Lamar Street when his pickup burst into flames. The man reportedly opened the door and jumped out, landing on his back and hitting his head.

He was flown to a Plano hospital where he is expected to recover just fine.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.


Body of 15-year-old recovered from Lake Texoma

The body of a 15-year-old boy was found and recovered last night in Lake Texoma after he was reported missing and presumed drowned while swimming with family.

An Army Corps of Engineers dive team began searching the Sunset Cove area at around 1:30 yesterday afternoon and found his body approximately five hours later.

The Cartwright Fire Rescue, Colbert EMS, Army Corps of Engineers and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol dive team were all involved in the search.

The victim’s name has not been released.


Woman missing for two days comes home

A Bryan County woman is back home today after being missing for two days.

Authorities say Pamela Schwab went missing Sunday night at around 9 pm. She was last seen by her roommate that night.

But when police began searching for the Durant woman yesterday, she returned home just as suddenly as she went missing.

Police are unsure where she went during that time.


Sam's Club employee steals from 10 customers' credit cards

A former Sherman Sam’s Club employee was convicted of using shoppers’ credit cards without their knowledge.

26-year-old Courtney Huntoon racked up just over $4,300 on 10 of her customers’ credit cards and was convicted on Tuesday of 10 counts of credit or debit card use and one count of theft between $1,500 and $20,000.

Huntoon was reportedly running credit and debit cards twice, unbeknownst to the customer, then leave the purchase open to buy a MasterCard gift card.

Huntoon was sentenced to 5 years probation for her crime.

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Locations : Bryan County
People : Courtney HuntoonPamela SchwabSherman Sam
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