Weather Aware conditions continue overnight due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 a.m. for the northernmost portions of Texoma including Atoka, Coal, Johnston, Murray and Pontotoc Counties Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Rain ends NW to SE during the day Thursday.
ARDMORE, OK - The Ardmore Police Department celebrated Thursday afternoon as two of their colleagues moved up in the ranks.
Officer Dustin Ragland was promoted from to Corporal. He has been with the Ardmore PD six years working in various divisions including narcotics and SWAT.
Captain Eric Hamblin was promoted to Deputy Chief. He has been with the department for nineteen years, most recently serving as Administrative Captain under Chief Keith Mann.
Both said they are honored to accept their new positions.