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.
BONHAM, TX-Dozens of Fannin county residents signed up Thursday to take advantage of the saferoom rebate from FEMA.
Fannin County Emergency Manager, Darrell Brewer said they received $155,000 from FEMA for the county's Individual Safe Room Rebate Program." It'll help aid residents by reimbursing half the cost of a saferoom or shelter.
The grant is enough to help buy 50 saferooms. County judge, Spanky Carter said with severe weather that hit the county last year, this grant will help ensure residents' safety.
"This is a good opportunity for the citizens of Fannin county and anytime we can do anything to help our citizens, we're really excited about it. A lot of times we get a lot of bad weather here in Fannin county," he said.
If you weren't able to attend the meeting and are interested in getting a saferoom, contact the Fannin County Office of Emergency Management (903) 640-8484.
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.