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.
PALO PINTO, Texas (AP) - Wildfires have led to evacuation of about 30 residences in a North Texas community where 2011 blazes destroyed dozens of homes amid the drought.
The Texas Forest Service on Tuesday reported grass fires that burned about 100 acres in the Possum Kingdom Lake area were 25 percent contained. Nobody has been hurt and the evacuations are precautionary.
Agency spokeswoman Holly Huffman says no structural losses were reported.
The fires broke out Monday afternoon in the area about 75 miles west of Fort Worth. Huffman says rough terrain and weather are issues. Forecasters predict highs in the upper 80s Tuesday with winds 10 to 15 mph and a chance of rain late in the day.
Officials initially reported about 130 acres burned. The Texas Forest Service adjusted the figure.
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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.