Two big names in the world of music are making a stop in Texoma this summer. Ted Nugent and Gretchen Wilson will each perform at Choctaw Casino/Events Center in Durant in the coming weeks. Click for details.
ARDMORE, OK -- What do you get when you put 345 high school kids from across Texoma together for one week? A lot of noise, especially if many of them are percussionists. The Red River Drum Camp kicked off Monday at Lake Murray.
DURANT, OK. -- Dr. Claire Stubblefield has been named Special Assistant to the President and Director of Diversity at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She was previously director of the office of diversity and will also continue her duties as an assistant professor of education.
SHERMAN, TX -- Church goers often gather inside a church for Sunday services, but Sunday one local church scrapped services and hit the streets to help the community. Stephanie Brletic has the details.
Monica Mudgett, Hispanic Initiative Coordinator, and Shelle Cassell, Director of Marketing & Public Information, joined Lisanne to talk about the Hispanic Youth Leadership Camp going on at Grayson County College next week.
BONHAM, TX -- A major battle has just ended in Bonham, Texas, with area residents rolling up their sleeves and getting involved. But this annual battle is more of a friendly competition between the Bonham Fire and Police Departments.
The music starts Thursday night, July 3rd, 7 – 9 p.m., at the VA hospital auditorium in Bonham, TX. The auditorium is in Building 3 across the street from the walking track parking lot on the east side of the VA complex. Admission is free! Bring your friends and enjoy an evening of fun!
We’re talking about the Texoma Fun Fish going on at Eisenhower State Park this summer on First News AM. The next event will be July 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., all free of charge. Paul Kisel joined Ryan Loyd to talk to us about it and how kids can get involved.
The Texoma Regional Blood Center is beyond critical right now in need of blood donors. They are completely out of A- and O- blood types. The Blood Center assists 5 hospitals and right now they have no A- or O- to give.
Since 1997, TMC physicians have been presenting the Tar Wars program to students in local schools. Fifth graders in the Denison Independent School District participated in the anti-tobacco education program again this year.
TRENTON, TX -- We told you earlier this week about how Meals on Wheels programs are struggling to keep volunteers as gas prices get higher and higher. But one group of Boy Scouts is helping with those efforts. Emi FitzGerald has more.