Posted: 08/03/2007 - ARDMORE, Okla. -- This time last year, Ardmore clothing store owners were paying taxes out of their own pocket for their version of the tax-free weekend. Now thanks to new legislation, the entire state can shop tax free for the weekend, and owners couldn't be happier.
Posted: 08/03/2007 - LOVE COUNTY, Okla. – More of the over 100 suspects arrested in the illegal horse racing ring in Thackerville were in court on Friday . The courthouse in Love County wasn't as full as Tuesday, but there were several other suspects standing in front of the judge for a second time.
Posted: 08/03/2007 - DENISON, Tex. -- The expansion on Highway 691 now means the Denison Fire Department could be on the move. Fire Chief Gordon Weger says once businesses and the new Texoma Medical Center facility hit that area, they plan to either revamp the old station on Spur 503 or build a brand new facility.
Posted: 08/03/2007 - SHERMAN, Tex. -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after flooding can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can build back in a way that reduces the likelihood of future damage. Experts from FEMA are coming to a local building supply store in Sherman to provide information about disaster-resistant building practices.
Updated: 08/03/2007 - The office of the attorney general is urging Texas drivers to check their vehicles for potentially dangerous tires. The tires were sold from 2002 to 2006 for light trucks, sport utility vehicles and vans, and they could be in danger of tread separation, officials said.
Posted: 08/03/2007 - With the tragedy that occurred earlier this week in Minneapolis, we decided to take a look at some of the bridges drivers cross everyday here in Texoma to find out just what condition they are in and what local inspectors look for when checking the structures.
Posted: 08/02/2007 - A well-known insect is making its annual debut a bit early this year and in mass numbers. They're a familiar face during warm weather, but crickets are here earlier than usual.
Posted: 08/02/2007 - SHERMAN, Tex. -- Even though Jeff Jones is on paid administrative leave, he is on call 8-to-5 in case he's needed at the fire station. City officials placed Sherman fire Chief Jeff Jones on administrative leave two weeks ago. Now, the chief sits at home waiting for the findings.
Posted: 08/02/2007 - MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. -- It’s been the hot button issue since the June floods. Some flooded counties will receive disaster relief. Others may not. Now officials from one of those counties are set to meet with FEMA to talk about damage to their area, and why they need assistance too.
Updated: 08/02/2007 - POTTSBORO, Tex. -- Local officials say the much anticipated Highway 289 expansion will bring much needed growth to Texoma, but the undertaking has been challenging.
Updated: 01/22/2008 - DURANT, Okla. -- This weekend is Oklahoma's First Tax Free Weekend, and we've posted a list of Durant-area stores with merchandise you can purchase tax-free.
Posted: 08/02/2007 - MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. -- The history in Marshall County put into words and pictures is now available. It's the first published book about Marshall County since 1988. It's hard cover, 496 pages of family and stories. Lisanne sat down with those who've worked long hours to put the book together.
Posted: 08/02/2007 - Toy-maker Fisher-Price is recalling 83 types of toys — including the popular Big Bird, Elmo, Dora and Diego characters — because their paint contains excessive amounts of lead. We've posted the list of toys that are being recalled. To see the list, click on 'Full Story'.
Updated: 08/02/2007 - ARDMORE, Okla. -- One of the oldest buildings in Ardmore survived a fire that destroyed downtown back in 1895, but can it stand up to changes in the works in 2007? Like the old Denison High School south of the Red River, an old downtown Ardmore edifice is quickly becoming a hot button issue for Ardmorites.
Updated: 08/02/2007 - A new study has identified the latest workplace hazard, and it may be sitting a few feet from your desk. Researchers say laser printers can release tiny particles into the air that can be harmful for you to breathe.
Posted: 08/02/2007 - GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. -- Getting certified to handle food at restaurants could soon be just a click away thanks to a new website run by the Grayson County Health Department.
Updated: 08/02/2007 - GRAYSON CO. -- Grayson county sheriff's deputies are looking for suspects after busting a drug lab Wednesday night. Deputies say a tip call led them to the makings of a meth lab hidden in the woods.
Updated: 08/01/2007 - GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. -- Deputies in Grayson County have made two drug busts resulting in three arrests this week.