Scattered showers and storms could become strong to severe this afternoon into the evening. Primary threats are large hail and heavy rainfall causing flooding in poor drainage areas. Damaging winds are included as well and an isolated tornado possibility is very low but not eliminated.
6-17-06 – A former Pontotoc County Sheriff is getting extra help from the community after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor two months ago. Jeff Glase served as sheriff for 12 years. He retired in January of 2005.
Glase said a few months ago, he started to lose vision in one eye and suffered seizures. A diagnosis confirmed his fears. Fifty three year old Glase has been to several doctors and is undergoing treatment.
Saturday, the Pontotoc County Clerk’s office helped organize a citywide garage sale in Ada to raise money for the Glase family. The even raised $1,300 dollars.
The Fraternal Order of Police has also held fundraiser for the family.