OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma Schools Superintendent Janet Barresi says she will explore all options to ensure the needs of students and school districts are met following a series of technical glitches in student testing that caused testing to be stopped this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's decision to appeal a court order lifting age limits on purchasers of the morning-after pill set off a storm of criticism from reproductive rights groups, who denounced it as politically motivated and a step backward for women's health.
PARIS,TX -- The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting in Paris that left one man dead.
BEDFORD, Texas (AP) - A suspect in a North Texas double slaying has been caught in Oklahoma and charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and her 8-year-old son.
GAINESVILLE, TX -- It's been more than 15 years since the city of Gainesville began work on the Pecan Creek Flood Damage Reduction Plan. The area has been known to flood--rising waters even killed three people in the city in 2007. Now, work on the channel is complete, all roadways are finally opened and some residents who'd moved for their own safety are coming back.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Senate has passed a measure to encourage minors to call for help if they think someone is suffering from alcohol poisoning.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State emergency officials say the West Fertilizer plant where an explosion killed 14 people this month was under no obligation to have an evacuation plan.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters.
DALLAS (AP) - The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is set to open to the public following a brief ceremony.
Posted: 05/08/13 - The Sherman Public Library is very excited about our upcoming Summer Reading Club for children and teens. Children ages birth-11 can Dig into Reading and join the Youth Summer Reading Club. The theme for the Teen Summer Reading Club this year is Beneath the Surface and it is open to teens ages 12-18. Read More
Posted: 05/07/13 - DURANT, Okla. – Regent Terry Matlock will deliver remarks at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Spring Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, May 11, at Paul Laird Field. The ceremony (for all schools) will begin at 10 a.m. A reception will follow at 11:30 a.m. in the Visual & Performing Arts Center. Read More
Posted: 05/06/13 - SHERMAN, TEXAS—Members of the Austin College Class of 2013 are counting down the days until graduation—with both excitement and trepidation. Austin College President Marjorie Hass will present diplomas to more than 340 bachelor’s degree candidates and 18 Master of Arts in Teaching degree candidates who will take part in graduation events May 18 and 19 on campus. Read More