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: 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.
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.
Updated: 06/26/2007 - DENISON -- Cigna opened the doors of its brand new building on Monday. Employees say it's like going to school for the first time all over again. Company officials say it's an upgrade from their last building on Taylor Street in Sherman and the K-Mart building they left behind in Sherman.
Updated: 06/25/2007 - SHERMAN -- The Red Cross is still hard at work here in Sherman helping those in need. Now they're offering one month’s rent to families displaced by the flood. Officials say that more than 150 families have filed for Red Cross assistance in Grayson County alone.
Posted: 06/25/2007 - HOWE, Tex. --Over the past few days, private and public charity organizations across North Texas have reached out to flood victims, but one group was started by a seven-year-old boy who has plenty of experience in helping people who have been devastated by natural disasters.
Updated: 06/25/2007 - GAINESVILLE -- The Antioch New Hope Missionary Baptist Church has been serving the community for a hundred years. Now thanks to the efforts from a restoration company out of Dallas, they are getting through the devastation to begin another hundred years of service.
Updated: 06/22/2007 - Governor Rick Perry has asked President Bush to declare parts of Texoma federal disaster areas. Federal disaster status means grants and low-interest loans could be provided to those in need of assistance.
Posted: 06/22/2007 - PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. -- An Ada man accused of killing a Tishomingo teenager last December will stand trial. A Pontotoc County judge has ruled there was enough evidence to bound Scotty Brooks over for trial on first degree murder charges.
Posted: 06/21/2007 - GAINESVILLE -- The city of Gainesville is still recovering from its worst flood in the last 25 years. City leaders say the road to recovery is not going to be quick.