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.
COALGATE, OK -- Coalgate Public Schools is hoping to pass a 17 million 280 thousand dollar school bond this year.
Superintendent Jim Girten says the bond would give the school about $12.5 million dollars to build with.
He says the funds would go toward building a new track and ag barn.
Girten says the money would also be used to build a new cafeteria and event center, which would also be used as safe rooms that would house about 2100 people.
He says the new additions would not only serve the kids but the whole community.
Coalgate Public School Superintendent Jim Girten said, "The safety of our kids is our number one priority, but the community and county really doesn't have any facilities that are set up for that type of an emergency,"
Residents can cast their ballot on March 4th.