Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 7:30 AM - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
BOSTON (AP) - John Edwards and his family have been cheered at
the Democratic National Convention by a crowd of delegates waving
signs reading, "Hope is on the way."
The line was repeated several times by Edwards in his vice-presidential acceptance speech to the convention -- sending that message of hope to people struggling to pay medical bills, and to those hoping to go to college, and to troops fighting in Iraq.
He called on Americans to "embrace the politics of hope" --
and to reject what he said would be a negative campaign by
At a convention that has focused in large part on national security and on John Kerry's military record, Edwards spoke of Kerry's economic program -- saying it would boost taxes on the top two percent, while providing benefits to millions.
But he also said Kerry would be a "decisive" commander-in-chief -- and that he would use the country's military might to "keep the American people safe."
Edwards and his wife were then joined on stage by their 22-year-old daughter and two younger children.
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.