Flash flood watch is still in effect for all of Texoma along with scattered flood warnings. The continued rain for today and tomorrow can cause flooding issues so watch road conditions, turn around don't drown. Thunderstorms are possible as well that could become on the strong side.
8-1-05 - It’s been almost a year since the city of Sherman took over the hauling of commercial trash, but now with a lawsuit pending a new deal could be in the works that would pay the city for subcontracting its trash service.
First News has learned that a private company has offered the city $5 million to sub contract commercial waste, but one former councilman is already speaking out against the idea.
Orvie Lee Cantrell bought an advertisement in a local paper. He says the city is doing a better job at a lower price than IESI did a year ago. He also claims the city nets more than $2 million a year.
But mayor Bill Magers says he doesn't know where that number came from, and he wants citizens to know that number is not accurate. The city only makes $570,000 a year.
The city will not make a decision until their lawsuit with IESI is settled. The city is not releasing which company has offered them a deal.