Last December, I invited OK State Senator Josh Brecheen and State Representative (Dist. 49) Tommy Hardin to a Kingston Town Hall meeting. We wanted to address two problems at Lake Texoma: Pointe Vista Development’s non-performance and breach of contract for a hotel and convention center, and our severely low lake levels. As an independent journalist, […]

(Marshall County, OK) — The Marshall County Commissioners voted this morning to rescind and dissolve the Pointe Vista Development Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District which was originally approved on July 24, 2009.  “The TIF is gone,” said commissioner Chris Duroy who represents the town of Kingston. The TIF district was “comprised of approximately 2,655 acres […]

(Marshall County, OK)  — Last week, The Madill Record reported that Pointe Vista Development “Expands Phase One to include Stay-and-Play Vacation, Corporate Retreat Units on Course.”  KXII TV reported on this last night and Kingston residents, Meagan Lazur and Jack Scott, were not impressed. [See  the video link.] Pointe Vista is being sued by the […]

Governor Mary Fallin’s Pointe Vista Connection

April 16, 2014

  Tomorrow’s edition of The Madill Record hosts a feature PR fluff piece for Pointe Vista Development – “Dozers on the Move at Chickasaw Pointe.” Pointe Vista is currently being sued by the state Commissioners of the Land Office for breach of contract for not delivering on their promised four star hotel.  It doesn’t require […]

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Save Lake Texoma & Restore The Park

April 7, 2014

One of the interesting things about climate change is the increase in precipitation that goes with increasing atmospheric temperatures. It also causes spikes in cold weather events like the “Arctic Vortexes” we saw this past winter. While we have drought conditions throughout the southwest and Texas including southwestern Oklahoma, we also have the Gulf moisture […]

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Senator Ellis on Lake Texoma, Water & Parks 3/15

March 11, 2014

Lake Texoma: Victim of drought or draining?  Or both? (Kingston, OK) — Is Lake Texoma the victim of an extended drought, outdated federal laws governing hydro-electric power, or both?  A recently formed Lake Texoma community group, “Save Lake Texoma,” will hold their first public meeting Saturday at 1PM in Kingston.  They will be discussing these […]

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“What about Lake Texoma’s water?” Meeting 3/15

March 4, 2014

(Marshall County, OK) — Two area groups, Save Lake Texoma and Restore The Park, are co-sponsoring a special public meeting at 1 PM, Saturday, March 15th in Kingston, Oklahoma.  It will be held at the Kingston High School Multi-Purpose Facility located at 411 NE 3rd Street.    Robyn King, founder of “Save Lake Texoma” and […]

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3/15 Lake Texoma Community Meeting Flyer

February 28, 2014

  Lake Texoma Community Meeting 1- 3 PM Saturday, March 15th Kingston Multi-Purpose Facility Kingston, Oklahoma   “Save Lake Texoma” and “Restore Lake Texoma State Park” are sponsoring this event to bring together local residents, public leaders, business owners, and concerned individuals on both sides of Lake Texoma.  We will address our area economy, jobs, […]

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Save Lake Texoma, Restore The Park, Join Hands

February 27, 2014

(Marshall County, OK) — Robyn King of “Save Lake Texoma” and Lisa Davis, Deputy Director of Restore Lake Texoma State Park, recently met to discuss the possibility of merging our two goals under one umbrella organization.  They agreed that a restored park, without access to the water, would be a grim picture. Not that Lake […]

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Let’s Save Lake Texoma and Restore The Park!

February 12, 2014

(Marshall County, OK) — Restore The Park is now reaching out to thousands of area residents and businesses who comprise “Save Lake Texoma.”  Our unique goals will have better chances of success if we work together when possible.  Robyn King of Kingston, is the founder of Save Lake Texoma.  Both groups can be found on […]

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