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.
HOUSTON (AP) - Texas transportation officials have overruled a district office and restored use of electronic freeway signs for public safety traffic updates near firearms-related events.
Texas Department of Transportation officials in Houston on Thursday said use of such signs was suspended amid complaints following a gun show the day after the Dec. 14 massacre at a Connecticut school. A gunman killed 26 people, including 20 children, then himself.
TxDOT officials on the state level later Thursday said the local decision to stop using traffic advisory signs at firearms-related events was wrong. TxDOT spokeswoman Veronica Beyer says message boards are used to help direct traffic when there's an accident and at large events for public safety.
Such signs are also typically used for high traffic-volume situations such as rodeos and sporting events.
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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.