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.
ELMORE CITY, OK -- Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb, and other dignitaries gathered in Elmore City today to celebrate an expansion at the Forum Energy Technologies Plant.
The manufacturing company produces equipment for oil and gas production, and Wednesday, a 10,000 square foot addition was opened to allow for more efficient production on larger equipment.
State Senator, Susan Paddack, says the expansion will bring more economic growth and jobs to Garvin County.
"It just continues to grow. It's good for the economy," said Paddack. "They provide tremendous jobs for this area, it's good for the energy industry to have a manufacturer right here in Oklahoma to provide products that they need."
Forum Energy has five other manufacturing plants in Oklahoma, and officials with the company say they see another expansion happening in the future.
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.