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  1. Oklahoma agriculture department, OSU honor agriculturistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | NewsOK.com

    ... Angus Beef Commercial Producer of the Year. Locally, Mayer has benefited his home area by serving on the Texas County Election Board, the Texas County Excise and Equalization Board, Texas County Farm Bureau Board and the TriCounty Electric ...

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  2. Severe weather continues in western OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NewsOK.com

    A tornado warning has been issued in Roger Mills County and is set to expire at 9:15 p.m. 8:16 p.m. A tornado has touched down near Sayre in far western Oklahoma, the National Weather Service confirmed. The watch covers Greer, Harmon, Beckham, Ellis and Roger Mills counties.

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  3. Tornado watch issued for western OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NewsOK.com

    The watch covers Greer, Harmon, Beckham, Ellis and Roger Mills counties. It remains in effect until midnight.

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  4. Aldridge Blood Alcohol 3X Legal Limit During February Killing SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A southern Missouri man who fatally shot seven people before killing himself had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit and marijuana in his system. Texas County Sheriff James Sigman said Wednesday that crime lab testing also helped investigators conclude the victims were shot with the .45-caliber gun found beside 36-year-old Joseph Jesse Aldridge after he took his own life in his pickup truck.

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  5. Aldridge Blood Alcohol 3X Legal Limit During February Killing SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A southern Missouri man who fatally shot seven people before killing himself had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit and marijuana in his system. Texas County Sheriff James Sigman said Wednesday that crime lab testing also helped investigators conclude the victims were shot with the .45-caliber gun found beside 36-year-old Joseph Jesse Aldridge after he took his own life in his pickup truck.

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  6. Sheriff: Missouri shooter was drunk, had marijuana in systemRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | KRON 4

    A southern Missouri man who fatally shot seven people before killing himself had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit and marijuana in his system, according to lab results released Wednesday. Texas County Sheriff James Sigman said testing at the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Laboratory also helped investigators conclude the victims were shot with the .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol found beside Joseph Jesse Aldridge after he took his own life in his pickup truck.

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  7. Shawnee Tribe spokesperson addresses casino concernsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Guymon Daily Herald

    Our readers have presented questions and concerned regarding the prospect of a casino in Texas County.

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  8. Hollingshead to retire after 28 years of service in Texas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Guymon Daily Herald

    Find out what changes she has witnessed in those years and what her upcoming plans are in the Friday edition of the Daily Herald.

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  9. Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots in Oklahoma April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    Less than a week remains for registered voters in Texas County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the April 7 Guymon, Hardesty, Texhoma & Tyrone Municipal Election, County Election. Applications for absentee ballots must be in the hands of the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1 to be processed.

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  10. What's Up for the Weekend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Guymon Daily Herald

    The Livin' Green 5K walk, run and 10K run will take place on Saturday with registration beginning at 7:00 a.m. at the Main Street Guymon Office located at 116 NE 5th St. The Guymon Book Club will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Guymon Public Library and Arts Center, located at 1710 N. Oklahoma. Don't miss the Ninth Annual Panhandle Lion's Better Living Show to be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Texas County Activity Center, located at 5th St and Sunset Lane.

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  11. Cancer killed Missouri gunman's mom before rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | NWAonline

    Texas County coroner Tom Whittaker said Alice L. Aldridge had been dead for at least 24 hours before her son's shooting rampage that took eight other lives, but the events may be tied. Joseph Jesse Aldridge, 36, took a .45-caliber handgun Thursday night and went from house to house, killing seven people -- including two of his cousins and their wives -- in the small community of Tyrone, about 60 miles north of the Arkansas line.

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  12. Mo. killing spree victims identified after Tyrone rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Darrell Shriver, 68, was gunned down along with his 46-year-old son Carey Shriver and daughter-in-law, Valirea Shriver, Texas County Sheriff James Sigman confirmed. The handgun-wielding shooter, Joseph Aldridge, blasted the three during a Thursday night rampage that included the slaughter of four of his cousins.

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  13. Missouri town mourns deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Crescent-News.com

    ... on a rural county road. Joseph Jesse Aldridge, 36, went to four homes in the unincorporated town of Tyrone in Texas County late Thursday, killing relatives and neighbors but sparing two teenagers. He was later found dead in a vehicle in neighboring ...

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  14. Investigators search for what triggered Missouri rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Yahoo!

    ... shortly after Aldridge's mother, 74-year-old Alice Aldridge, died from complications of metastatic lung cancer. Texas County Coroner Tom Whittaker said an autopsy revealed the fatal condition. Whittaker said Aldridge may have been triggered to carry ...

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  15. Police: 7 fatally shot, gunman dead in southeastern MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Seven people were shot to death and one was injured in overnight attacks in a small southeastern Missouri town, and the suspected gunman was found dead in a neighboring county, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said Friday. The victims' bodies were found in four different homes in Tyrone, in Texas County, about 40 miles north of the Arkansas border.

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  16. Missouri gunman kills 7, selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Sun-Star

    Residents of a small southern Missouri town struggled to come to grips with the knowledge that one of their own had killed seven people in a spasm of violence that ended when the gunman shot himself to death on a rural county road. Joseph Jesse Aldridge, 36, went to four homes in the unincorporated town of Tyrone in Texas County late Thursday, killing relatives and neighbors but sparing two teenagers.

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  17. Nine Found Dead in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    The Texas County Sheriff's Department in Missouri says nine people were found dead in the area of Tyrone on Thursday evening. At about 10:15 p.m. Thursday, the TCSD responded to a reported disturbance called in by a young girl who said she heard gunshots.

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  18. Tiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills 7, then himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... to the shooting spree. She had been under a doctor's care and appeared to have been dead at least 24 hours, Texas County Coroner Tom Whittaker told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Whittaker speculated that the son "came home and found her deceased and ...

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  19. More shooting victims names released after MO massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... The suspected gunman was also found dead. The names of the suspect and seven victims killed in shootings in Texas County have been released. Investigators say seven people were shot and killed. Another person was wounded and taken to a local ...

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  20. Three Missouri Shooting Rampage Victims Identified as Members of One FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | KCEN

    ... Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Kinder said Friday. The two men were the suspected shooter's cousins, Texas County Sheriff James Sigman said. Aldridge's mother, 74-year-old Alice Aldridge, was also found dead in a nearby home. Authorities ...

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