BONHAM, TX -- It’s not too often a small town can call one of their own a national champion. For the past three years, the city of Bonham has had the luxury to do just that. Appalachian State head football coach Jerry Moore has won three straight national championships, but his success can be traced all the way back to his high school days in North Texas. Daniel Gotera had the chance to sit down with the coach.
SHERMAN, TX -- With obesity rates on the rise in American adults, doctors are questioning how to get kids motivated to work out. The conclusion is that habits form in children, but the couch potato syndrome has kept them indoors and inactive for far too long. Now a new wave is on the horizon to get children active, with the help of action-oriented games. Ryan Loyd has more on how kids are becoming virtually fit in worlds that only exist on their TV screens.
Tommie Kirksmith of the Red River SPCA and pet author Amy Shojai joined Ryan Loyd for this Pet Talk to discuss National Pet Dental Health Month and how you can take care of your pet's teeth.
BONHAM, TX -- He has won three straight football national championships at Appalachian State University and become one of the most successful coaches in college football, But Jerry Moore says everything he knows he learned from his playing days in Bonham. On Monday afternoon, family and friends showed him why he means just as much to them as they do to him. Daniel Gotera has the story.
SHERMAN, TX -- On Thursday, February 21st, the Sherman High, Piner, and Dillingham PTAs and the Grayson County Council of PTA's will present Food & Fitness Matters: Raising Healthy, Active Kids at 7:00p.m. in the Little Theater at Sherman High School. The program will provide parents with the information and support they need to improve their children’s health and wellness.
DURANT, OK -- After Thursday’s shooting at Northern Illinois University, spokespeople for one local university say they have plans in place to help prevent tragedies at their school. Stephanie Brletic has the details about how Southeastern Oklahoma State University is keeping students safe.
DURANT, OK -- City leaders in Durant voted on Tuesday to hold an election that will give residents the choice whether or not to raise sales taxes to pay for a new high school. We asked resident Thursday if a new school is to be built, what would they like to see? Our own Daniel Gotera was in Durant to find out.
The annual Cub Scout Races were held in Calera on Saturday.
The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Dallas this Friday and Saturday to play at the American Airlines Center. When they break for halftime on Saturday, forty-five children and youth from Bonham will take to the court to perform. The kids are members of the All-Star PIP team from Bonham. When they take the court, they will dribble, spin and show off other basketball handling skills in a carefully planned routine set to music.
Susan Klevan at the Frank Buck Zoo stopped by the studio to discuss upcoming events this morning on First News AM.