Updated: 07/13/2007 - MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. -- Most of Texoma Lodge has been closed because of the flood. The unusual weather pattern has given officials with Pointe Vista new insight into their plans that could mean even more improvements for the site.
Updated: 07/16/2007 - FANNIN COUNTY, Tex. -- Each year more than 40,000 acres of crops are cultivated in Fannin County. But this year, only ten percent of it will be of any value to farmers, and officials say the county could suffer one of the worst economic hits it has ever seen.
Updated: 07/13/2007 - SHERMAN -- Rain continues to fall across the area, meaning fire officials in Sherman are on alert in case of an emergency. Sherman fire Chief Jeff Jones says the High Water Rescue Team will be on stand-by as long as there is a threat of rain.
Updated: 07/16/2007 - GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. -- A man who didn't follow the law received some tough punishment when he failed to register as a sex offender. A Grayson County jury sentenced Michael Steven Hess, 48, to twelve years in prison, one year for every day he was late in registering on his last move.
Updated: 07/16/2007 - CARTER COUNTY, Okla. -- Carter County residents are feeling the pain in their wallets, paying $3.29 a gallon for gas. Some stations dropped their price 20 cents since KXII reported gas prices on Thursday. Now, a state lawmaker is questioning those prices.
Updated: 07/13/2007 - Lady Bird Johnson is being remembered as a charitable and personable former First Lady. One Bonham man shared his encounters with Mrs. Johnson from the 1950's on through the years.
Posted: 07/12/2007 - CARTER COUNTY, Okla. -- Oklahoma governor Brad Henry has asked the USDA to help those farmers who seem to be losing so much due to this year’s floods.
Posted: 07/12/2007 - PLANO -- A former Howe firefighter turned Plano police officer killed in the line of duty was laid to rest Thursday. Funeral services for Dayle Weston Hardy were held in Plano on Thursday morning.
Updated: 07/12/2007 - MADILL, Okla. -- One Marshall County family says they've done everything they can to fight off mosquitoes, but they keep coming back. They're worried about West Nile Virus and wonder why the city isn't working to stop what the mother calls “an infestation.”
Updated: 07/13/2007 - DENISON, Tex. -- The Army Corps of Engineers says they think the Lake Texoma spillway will crest this Saturday at around three o'clock, probably around 640.77 feet, and there's only around a foot left to go before water levels will force authorities to shut down Highway 91.
Updated: 07/13/2007 - POTTSBORO, Tex. -- Seventeen accidents in six months have left the community of Pottsboro stunned and wondering how to keep their kids safe on the roads.
Posted: 07/12/2007 - SHERMAN- Several Sherman residents were woken up early Thursday morning by the sound of a flood siren. The flood alarm at Archer Street went off just before six o’clock Thursday morning.
Posted: 07/11/2007 - BONHAM,Tex. -- As the rains continue to fall across north Texas, city officials in Bonham are making sure their drainage system can hold these types of rains in the future. It’s all part of a comprehensive study to make sure all areas of the city can accomodate expected growth in the coming years.
Updated: 07/11/2007 - We've seen plenty of the negative effects of wet weather across Texoma, but there could also be a few positives. The rainfall may be adding to our underground water resources.
Updated: 07/12/2007 - Another midday downpour meant treacherous roads for drivers in Sherman on Wednesday afternoon, and we have the latest information on when Lake Texoma will crest.
Posted: 07/11/2007 - WILSON, Okla. -- Along with this week’s rain in southern Oklahoma came dangerous lighting which struck a local church. Now church members are working to repair the damage before the next round of severe weather hits.
Updated: 07/11/2007 - LAKE TEXOMA-- Sherwood Shores, another area hit hard by flooding this summer, is being forced to have some of its residents to use boats just to get in and out of their homes.
Updated: 07/11/2007 - DENISON, Tex. -- Lake Texoma is rising and pouring over the emergency spillway. Fish were literally flying over the spillway into Shawnee Creek Tuesday morning heavy rain added more water to an already full Lake Texoma.
Updated: 07/10/2007 - MEAD, Okla. -- High waters are forcing some mead residents to boat to and from their homes. Ten feet of water now covers the only road into a local neighborhood. On Texoma Road, nearly 100 residents have to get into their homes by boat because of all the flooding.
Posted: 07/10/2007 - ARDMORE, Okla. -- Drivers in Ardmore are running into some water-related problems of a different sort. One south bound lane on Commerce between 15th and 12th Street will be blocked off for a few days while city road officials add another water line to Mercy Memorial Hospital..
Updated: 07/10/2007 - BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. -- Bryan County's quarter cent sales tax extension appears to be a go, that's the latest from the polls.
Posted: 07/10/2007 - CHERRY MOUND, Tex. -- A multibillion dollar pipeline proposed course is through Grayson County. Some Cherry Mound residents say, "not in their backyard." Monday night they asked the federal government for answers.