2-27-04 - The nation’s top 10 stolen cars have been ranked by an insurance organization. Locally, there are some similarities, especially with older cars and pickups. Nationally, one car is stolen every 26 seconds. First News checked with four local police departments and learned that most Texoma towns average between four to six auto thefts per month. Police say crooks typically target older model sedans from the late 1980's to the mid 90's, presumably, because these vehicles are easier to break into. As for the cars most likely to be stolen in the Texoma area, police say GMC products lead the way, followed by mid-90's model Honda Accords. Police say the best way to keep from becoming a victim of auto theft is to use common sense. Keep your doors locked and don’t leave the keys in the . Here is the top ten national list, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. 1. 1989 Toyota Camry 2. 1994 Honda Accord 3. 2000 Honda Civic 4. 1992 Chevy C/K Pickup 5. 1997 Ford full-size Pickup (150/250/350) 6. 1993 Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee 7. 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass 8. 1994 Dodge Caravan 9. 1996 Ford Taurus 10. 2001 Toyota Corolla
Posted: 05/22/13 -
(Idabel, Okla.) – For anyone interested in learning more about building preservation, Idabel Main Street will host “Historic Building Maintenance,” a workshop on the care and maintenance of the historic district, June 25th, from 5:30pm – 7:00pm, at the Idabel Public Library.
Posted: 05/08/13 -
The Sherman Public Library is very excited about our upcoming Summer Reading Club for children and teens. Children ages birth-11 can Dig into Reading and join the Youth Summer Reading Club. The theme for the Teen Summer Reading Club this year is Beneath the Surface and it is open to teens ages 12-18.
Posted: 05/07/13 -
DURANT, Okla. – Regent Terry Matlock will deliver remarks at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Spring Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, May 11, at Paul Laird Field. The ceremony (for all schools) will begin at 10 a.m. A reception will follow at 11:30 a.m. in the Visual & Performing Arts Center.