Updated: 2:58 AM - SHERMAN, TX -- Two teens are hurt and a man is behind bars after a stabbing in Sherman Friday afternoon. Read More
ARDMORE, Okla. -- t’s an issue that area businesses struggle with each day. Brien Thorstenberg is the Ardmore Development Authority President. He says, “We currently have about 98 openings had them last four weeks.” Which means, many jobs, just not enough employees. Right now the city of Ardmore has several hundred openings in the city. “Approximately 500. The reason why it changes, obviously there are turnover issues with a lot companies and companies trying to expand.”
Circuit City and Cable One were among 40 different business ventures, who were out recruiting Saturday afternoon, in hopes of finding quality workers. “It’s been really pleasing for Cable One, ourselves I have had 85-100 applications processed."
“First of all, you walk in and smell all the good food cooking and look around everywhere you see opportunities for employment.”
Preparing for a job interview can be nerve wrecking, but with job fairs like these, employment opportunities come without the stress. “They can come out meet different employers like ourselves, learn about our company our benefits. We don’t want them to feel like they are in a pressured situation.”
Development officials say Saturdays fair wont solve all the employment woes, but they are trying to make recruiting easier. “The main thing for the applicant just how easy it is and also for employers makes it one stop shop for both."
Posted: 05/17/13 - BONHAM, TX-Several housing units in Bonham have been demolished by the Texoma Council of Governments after years of disrepair and residents said it's about time. Read More
Posted: 05/17/13 - On Tuesday voters passed Thackerville Public Schools latest bond issue with 76 percent of the vote. It's a commitment worth more than $4 million to build a new elementary school. Read More
Posted: 05/16/13 - SHERMAN, TX-After years in the works, phase one of Sherman's Streetscape Project is nearly complete. Thursday, city officials celebrated the success and looked to the future. Read More
Posted: 05/16/13 - DURANT, OK -- They risk their lives every day to protect us, so this week Americans pause to recognize the efforts and sacrifice of law enforcement officers. Thursday, one Texoma community honored those who have lost their lives in the line of duty, as part of Peace Officers Memorial Day. Read More