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.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Legislature is convening for a special session to address changes to the way civil lawsuits are handled in the state.
The House and Senate are scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday for the first special session since 2006. It is the first time Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has called a special session.
Republican leaders in the House and Senate say they will need at least five days to pass bills through both chambers.
A special session costs the state about $30,000 each day for session-only staff and travel and lodging reimbursement for members, but House Speaker T.W. Shannon said some session staff won't be returning.
Fallin requested the special session after the Oklahoma Supreme Court in June threw out a comprehensive 2009 lawsuit reform bill.
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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.