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.
MISSISSIPPI -- A former state senator from Texoma has been indicted on embezzlement charges in Mississippi.
Jay Paul Gumm served as Oklahoma State Senator for district 6 from 2002 to 2010.
After that Gumm became an economic development official in Stone County Mississippi.
He was arrested in August accused of embezzling $24,000 dollars from his employer and allegedly putting $11,000 dollars into his personal checking account.
A spokesman for the state auditor's office says Gumm was indicted on the embezzlement charges last week.