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.
6-18-04 - A family of four was injured when lightning struck a tree and pavilion at Lake Murray Friday afternoon. It happened just before 4 p.m. at Buzzards Roost, a campground on the lake.
Rescuers say lightning struck the tree and then hit pavilion, which shattered some of the stones in the building. Two adults and two children were inside the pavilion at the time and suffered burns and injuries from flying debris. Authorities have not released their exact injuries or conditions.
If you’re caught outside during a lightning episode, avoid water, tall objects and high ground. If you’re caught in open space, crouch down with your feet together and your hands over your ears. Also, avoid close proximity to other people.
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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.