Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 7:30 AM - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
WHITESBORO,TX -- A local World War 2 hero has passed away.
Charles Baum of Whitesboro passed away on Sunday.
As a 24- year old army private stationed in the Philippines, his base was captured by the Japanese in 1942.
Baum survived the Bataan death march walking 90 miles without rest, food or water for six days.
He also survived 42 months as a prisoner of war.
The U.S. Army awarded Baum the Purple Heart, the bronze star and the Victory Ribbon.
Baum was 95 years old.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
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.