Posted: 01/16/2007 - The fire at Byng Junior High School over the weekend has caused over $500,000 in damages. The annex that burned contained computer and telephone systems.
- AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Governor Rick Perry and fellow Republican
Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst took their oaths of office today
Updated: 01/16/2007 - OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Work continues today to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses left in the dark by an ice storm that's also blamed for at least 17 deaths in the state.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - A fire that destroyed an Austin College fine arts building Sunday night is now estimated to have caused half a million dollars in damages. Although many instruments and several classrooms are gone, school leaders say they will be able to pick up the pieces and move on.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - The ice is beginning to melt, but parts of Oklahoma may not be out of the woods yet, especially when it comes to power outages and slick roads. After a night of rain and sleet, the sunshine was a welcome sight Monday, especially for road crews and utility workers.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - An Atoka County fugitive who eluded authorities for more than 5 months has been captured. OHP Lieutenant Ronnie Hampton says 27-year-old Aaron Paul Victory was captured by US marshals in Jackson, Mississippi Sunday night at a relative's home.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - BYNG, Okla. (AP) - Fire raced through a school in Byng Sunday night, heavily damaging the structure and creating problems for firefighters who battled the flames in subfreezing temperatures.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - A bank in Boswell, Oklahoma was damaged by fire Sunday afternoon. Boswell Fire Chief Jim Hammond says the damage was contained to the front part of the First Texoma National Bank. Departments from Choctaw and Bryan Counties were called to assist Boswell firefighters.
Posted: 01/14/2007 - A motor left on in a mechanical room is being blamed from a Sunday evening fire at Austin College. Sherman Fire Chief Jeff Jones says the attic and roof of Craig Hall were damaged by heavy smoke and flames. Craig Hall is in the northwestern part of campus.
Updated: 01/14/2007 - An early morning blaze in Durant left an elderly woman dead and her daughter in critical condition. The Durant Fire Department responded to the call around 6:30 Saturday morning.