Weather Aware conditions continue overnight due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 a.m. for the northernmost portions of Texoma including Atoka, Coal, Johnston, Murray and Pontotoc Counties Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Rain ends NW to SE during the day Thursday.
8-10-04 - A former Sherman mayor who lost his battle with cancer last week was laid to rest in Sherman Tuesday. Tom Osburn served as mayor from 1999 to 2003.
He passed away Friday night at age 64. On Tuesday, his funeral was held at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Sherman, right across from city hall. That building was completed during Osburn’s term. Today, friends and family recalled a man who loved the city he served.