High-school “shop” and industrial arts classes have been “phased out” of most public schools in Oklahoma over the years, but elective courses in the construction trades would be encouraged under legislation that the House of Representatives passed Tuesday.
It's the kind of story to tell and remember. From a man starting off with a hobby and a passion, to supporting students 17 years later, an annual event has turned from something to help out one year to selling out in an hour years on. It started with a working man who simply enjoyed creating.
An affidavit of probable cause was filed with the Texas County Courthouse for the arrest of a man alleged to have used cell phones to record a minor in the shower, with evidence showing he may have been engaging in the production of child pornography.
The weather radar used by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Amarillo will be down for approximately four days beginning Monday, Feb. 27 for technicians to install an important technological upgrade.
Superintendents are starting to join with state representatives to ask for passage of House Bill 1482, which would restore protections for children and the places where they gather, such as schools, daycares and parks.
With consideration of what has been described as extreme drought conditions and recent fire activity in Texas County and the region, fire chiefs and commissioners have discussed a possible burn ban to be set in place for the county.