Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 12/05/2013 - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
10-9-04- The Durant school district is getting a $100, 000 federal grant to help beef up its security program.
Already recognized as having one of the state's best programs,
Durant was one of 109 districts nationwide to receive the grant for
school safety and crisis management.
The district was the only one in Oklahoma to receive some of the
$ 28.6 million dollars distributed by the U-S Department of Education.
Assistant Superintendent Duane Merideth says the grant will allow the district to update its crisis management plan.
Contractors will be hired to evaluate each of the six Durant campuses. Analog security cameras with black-and-white displays will be replaced with color, digital cameras.
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.