Updated: 06/29/2007 - President Bush issued a federal disaster declaration for several Texas counties on Friday. Grayson, Cooke, Denton, and Tarrant Counties are listed in the designation. Authorities in Gainesville and Grayson County leaders are set to meet Saturday with FEMA officials.
Updated: 07/02/2007 - DENISON -- Right now the level at Lake Texoma is more than eight feet above its normal elevation and inching toward its crest of 6-hundred 33 feet, within seven feet of the emergency spill. It’s a level not reached since 1990.
Posted: 06/29/2007 - Two Oklahoma police departments are welcoming new chiefs to their respective towns. Scott Pemberton has been hired as the new chief in Dickson, and city officials in Ardmore have appointed Dave Leonardo new police chief as well.
Updated: 06/29/2007 - SHERMAN -- Sherman Police are looking for two men wanted for attempted capital murder. Casey Jordon Akers and Sherrick Deon Thompson are suspects in the June 24th shooting that occurred on East and Evergreen Streets in Sherman. A 15 year old boy was reportedly shot in the back.
Updated: 06/29/2007 - SHERMAN -- A family disturbance in Sherman ends with the father in jail. It happened Wednesday afternoon in the 1100 block of East Wells. Sherman Police say 71-year-old Jimmy Akers got into a fight with his son, then stabbed him in the arm with a knife.
Updated: 08/27/2007 - SHERMAN -- With the never-ending rain, children across the area are battling the doldrums, having been stuck indoors for most of June. That doesn't seem to bother the kids in the Sherman ISD’s Summer Enrichment Program. On Thursday, they took center stage showing off their musical talent.
Posted: 06/28/2007 - The Red River continues to rise. At noon Thursday, KXII received reports of the river reaching 27 feet, more than two feet above flood stage. It's projected to crest Thursday afternoon at 31 feet.
Posted: 06/28/2007 - GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. -- North Texas officials and residents still recovering from last week’s floods are hoping the President will declare several counties a disaster area.
Updated: 06/28/2007 - The Red River has flooded it's banks near I-35 in Love County, reaching 25.5 feet by 9:30 pm Wednesday night--that's half a foot above flood level.
Updated: 06/28/2007 - Plenty of reports of flash flooding Wednesday night across the area. In Sherman, water flooded Harrison Street at the railroad tracks, making it impassable.
Updated: 06/28/2007 - ARDMORE, Okla. -- Two Ardmore teenagers were hospitalized early Tuesday from an overdose. Now authorities say the man who gave them the drugs is behind bars.
Updated: 06/28/2007 - DURANT, Okla. -- A fire that destroyed a Durant apartment may have been started by a child. Fire Chief Steve Dow says three people were inside the apartment at the University Avenue Apartments when the fire broke out.
Updated: 06/27/2007 - Lake levels are becoming a factor when planning for Independence Day weekend, especially at Lake Texoma. The lake is expected to crest at 633 feet by July fourth, the highest since 1995. But if you were planning take your boat out for the holiday you may be out to dry.
Updated: 06/26/2007 - SHERMAN -- Rain or shine, Sherman residents are rolling up their sleeves preparing to help others in projects across the city. Although the Great Days of Service organizers planned their events months ago, they say their goal is to help as many people as possible.
Updated: 06/27/2007 - CARTER COUNTY, Okla. -- Health officials are urging people to be on the lookout for mosquitoes and the diseases they can carry. Health experts say West Nile is a major concern in Carter County. Several cases were reported last year, one of which was fatal.
Updated: 06/26/2007 - ARDMORE, Okla. -- A man led police on a high-speed chase after filling up his car with gas and taking off without paying. Police say the suspect was going 85 miles per hour before the chase ended at the intersection of Commerce and Stanley.
Updated: 06/26/2007 - SHERMAN -- Some extra help is headed to Sherman. Governor Rick Perry has ordered the deployment of National Guardsmen in the event of another round of major flooding.
Posted: 06/26/2007 - SHERMAN -- The City of Sherman has 19 warning sirens throughout the city, most of which are activated by the fire department. We asked Fire Chief Jeff Jones to find out what exactly those sirens mean and what to do when you hear them.
Updated: 06/26/2007 - ARDMORE, Okla. -- Carter County officials are calling last week's bio-terror simulation a success. In addition to Carter County, health and emergency officials from Johnston, Jefferson, and Love Counties held an 'after-action' meeting to discuss the highlights and areas that needed work.