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.
Hope came from the air for firefighters on Thursday afternoon. Two airplanes loaded with flame retardant strafed sections of Caney Creek Road. Reinforcements arrived on the ground by sunset as crews from the Wildland Forestry Division will use bulldozers to smother the fires for good.
The southern Bryan county area around Colbert, Achille and Calera has been burning for 3 days straight. Flames re-ignited on Thursday around midday.
The airplanes flew in from Ft Smith, Arkansas. In all, 19 fire departments have fought the Bryan County fires. They’ve also been aided by countless volunteers and some firefighters who’ve come from as far away as South Carolina.
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.