Monthly Archives: April 2013

Texting While Driving Ban Fails Again in Oklahoma House

A potential bill to ban texting while driving in Oklahoma has been turned down. Democratic Rep. Curtis McDaniel tried to introduce a bill that would create a statewide ban on texting while driving. The bill did pass a House committee, but didn’t come to a vote on the floor. After the first failure, he tried… Read More

New Information Surfacing on West, Texas Explosion

Just as the nation was recovering from the shock of the bombing in Boston, a massive explosion claims the lives of at least 14 people in the small town of West, Texas. The blast occurred Wednesday evening, April 17, 2013. The entire community was evacuated. The explosion was said to be felt 50 miles away.… Read More

House Fire in Brownwood

First responders with the Brownwood Fire Department were on the scene of a house fire, early Friday morning. The fire occurred just after midnight on the 700 block of China Street. It wasn’t long before the house was fully engulfed in flames. Luckily, all of the occupants were able to escape. There is no word… Read More

Iowa Park Man Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter

In the early morning hours of January 6, 2013, a pickup truck driven by Charles Edwin Hill rolled over off of U.S. 287. This high-speed crash resulted in the death of a 22-year-old, Iowa Park man. Two people have been charged with crimes in this terrible wreck. Charles Edwin Hill, also 22 years old from… Read More

Texting while Driving

Distracted DrivingEach day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,060 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.1 Distracted driving is driving while doing another activity that takes your attention away from driving. Distracted driving can increase the chance of a motor vehicle… Read More

Randlett, Oklahoma Man Dies in House Fire

A tragic fire took the life of a Randlett, Oklahoma man earlier this week. The fire occurred sometime around 11:25 p.m., last Monday night. There were only two occupants in the house at the time. Tina Brown was able to escape. Sadly, her husband, Steven Brown, perished in the fire. Tina’s father, Marion Robinson, found… Read More

Motorized Bicycle Crash Sends One to Hospital

A motorized bicycle crash left a local man in the hospital last Thursday. Armin Joshua Smith, 34-years-old, was riding his motorized bicycle north on the 2800 block of Pennsylvania Road around 12:45 p.m. Witnesses stated that he was near the 3900 block of Kell West Boulevard when a dog ran across the street and into… Read More