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  1. Turk pleads not guilty to jail escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | KSWO

    WALTERS, Okla._A man who escaped from a Cotton County jail and went on the run for four days will stand trial for the crime. Robert Turk was back in court Thursday morning where he was expected to change his not guilty plea, but instead, he decided to maintain his innocence.


  2. Gas leak evacuates homes in Cotton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | KSWO

    COTTON COUNTY, Okla._Crews in Cotton County worked for over five hours Sunday to fix a gas leak that forced residents to evacuate 2 homes in the nearby area.


  3. Police arrest suspected high school band trailer thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | KSWO

    ... pretty fast, but couldn't have done it without the extra help. Deputies from Wichita County, OHP, and the Cotton County Sheriff's Department all had a hand in the case. Lawton police investigators are also looking for fingerprints on the trailer and ...


  4. Stolen Oklahoma band instruments found in TexasRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... that disappeared Thursday. The instruments were recovered during the weekend near Burkburnett, Texas. The Cotton County Sheriff's Office in Oklahoma says an undisclosed number of people are now in custody but haven't been formally charged. ...


  5. Lawton School Band's Trailer, Instruments Found In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... that disappeared Thursday. The instruments were recovered during the weekend near Burkburnett, Texas. The Cotton County Sheriff's Office in Oklahoma says an undisclosed number of people are now in custody but haven't been formally charged. ...


  6. MacArthur High stolen trailer foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | KSWO

    LAWTON, Okla._Lawton Public Schools says MacArthur's stolen trailer has recovered in Cotton County.


  7. Gas leak forces families from their homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | KSWO

    TEMPLE, Okla._Officials in Cotton County are still looking for the person who ran into a gas meter, causing a gas leak in Temple.


  8. Drought situation continues to improve in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 |

    Although the situation across the state continued to improve this week, some areas in southwestern Oklahoma still are in deep drought conditions, according to a U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday.


  9. Walters changes their ambulance serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | KSWO

    ... cost of that contract which grew from $10,000 a month to the current rate of $13,000 a month. Wednesday night, Cotton County reached a new deal with Comanche County Memorial Hospital at a much lower rate. Even though the service may be the same, it ...


  10. Walters charged with kidnapping in Comanche home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | KSWO

    DUNCAN, Okla._A new charge was filed against a Cotton County resident and former reality TV star in the case of a brutal home invasion back in 2013.


  11. Trailer catches fire in southern Cotton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | KSWO

    Cotton County- A huge fire on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike near Randlett caused a scare, but thanks to a driver's quick thinking no one was hurt.


  12. Chance of rain to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Times Record News

    ... The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for portions of Wichita and Clay counties in Texas and Cotton County in Oklahoma at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The warning was based solely on NWS radar indications and spotters found no signs of any ...


  13. Motorcycle Wreck Shuts Down H.E. Bailey Turnpike SB In Cotton Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Authorities shut down parts of the H.E. Bailey Turnpike in Cotton County, due to a motorcycle crash Sunday morning.


  14. Ethel V. ShawRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Times Record News

    ... under the direction of Owens & Brumely Funeral Home of Burkburnett. Ethel was born on October 8, 1917 in Cotton County, Oklahoma to Miles and Bertha (Williams) Elliott. She was a lifetime resident of the Burkburnett area. On May 12, 1934, she ...


  15. 1st candidate files as felon under new Okla. ruleRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... crimes on candidacy declaration forms. Gary Alan Edgmon, a candidate for District 7 county commissioner from Cotton County, was convicted in December 1990 of fraud. Under new rules introduced by the Oklahoma Election Board this year, every candidate ...


  16. Arrest in High Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | KAUZ

    Cotton County Sheriff David Johnson and one of his deputies attempted to pull over Larry Garcia for traffic violations.


  17. Police pursuit spanned two statesRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2014 | KSWO

    COTTON COUNTY, Okla._An attempt to cite a driver for a traffic violation led police on a chase spanning two states.


  18. Commissioners discuss five-year bridge construction planRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... has not had a burn ban since Feb. 3. As of Monday, six counties were under a burn ban, including neighboring Cotton County. This is an increase from two counties on March 24. Five of the counties adopted burn bans Monday with all but one setting a ...


  19. High fire danger across Oklahoma this weekRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... Forestry Services said the fire danger will be high to extreme Monday west of a line from Osage County to Cotton County. The weather service is warning of high fire dangers in northeastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. The weather service also ...


  20. After a bomb threat Friday, Hog Fest continued SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 | KSWO

    ... had everyone evacuated within 20 minutes. That is when police went to work to make sure the area was secure. Cotton County Under sheriff David Johnston said, "we began a sweep on the area, checking for any devices, nothing was found." Ellis was ...