Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 12/05/2013 - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
12-04-03 - Convicted killer Ivan Murphy was executed Thursday night in Huntsville for the 1989 fatal beating of 80 year old Lula Mae Denning. Strawberry ice cream in a plastic bowl helped convict Murphy of killing Denning at her home during a robbery attempt. Investigators found Murphy's fingerprint in the bowl. In a brief final statement, Murphy said: "This is a celebration of life, not death. Through Jesus Christ we have victory over death." He thanked Pope John Paul the Second and others for prayers, love and support, saying, quote: "I want to thank everybody around the world and Father, let your will be done." Murphy was the 24th convicted killer in Texas to have his
punishment carried out this year.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - DURANT, Okla., Dec. 2, 2013 – Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, is welcoming Captain Sig and Edgar Hansen from the Deadliest Catch on Friday, Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m. at Gilley’s. The event is free to the public.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Four local people recently completed at least 34 hours of training and 2 hours of courtroom observation in order to become volunteer advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake administered an oath to the new CASA volunteers in the 336th District Court after training was complete. New child advocates include Priti KC, Mary Norris, Dave Gehalo and Chantal Carey.