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.
1-5-06 - Oklahoma's burn ban is being expanded to ease the fire danger as forecasters say the wind gust will remain high for days to come. The state's Secretary of Agriculture Terry Peach says the conditions and the out of control blazes call for more extreme precautions.
More than 350,000 acres and 220 homes have been destroyed since November 1st. The expanded burn ban is going to prohibit campfires and outdoor grilling and it implements more restrictions on outdoor welding activities.
The welding restrictions include several requirements such as the wind speeds have to be less than 15 miles per hour and a the relative humidity needs to be above 30 percent. Also two fireguards must be on site with pressurized water available.
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.