Texoma — Addressing rampant rumors that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is draining Lake Texoma for one reason or another, a spokesperson for the Corps has confirmed the lake is not being drained for any reason. She said levels are drastically low due to a three-year drought in the area. The Ada News will have a complete story in Sunday's edition.
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