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.
8-30-04 – 184 employees of one of Fannin County's oldest and largest companies are on strike after breakdown in negotiations over a new contract.
Union workers at General Cable walked picket line Monday, protesting the proposed contract which they say would decrease benefits and eliminate seniority.
Employees say the proposed three-year contract will cut benefits, mandate overtime and eliminate seniority. With a majority of the vote Sunday, workers decided to go on strike. The strike will take effect immediately.
The current contract expires Monday.
Employees say negotiations with the company broke down and Sunday nearly 180 Union members cast their ballots at the Bonham V.A. Hospital.
Members say they notified the company immediately of the strike, but so far, there is no word whether there will be a negotiation meeting.
General Cable develops wire and cable products for communications, energy, and industrial companies.
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.