St. Patrick’s Day Drunk Driving Prevention

This year, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival falls on Saturday, March 14th. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the street celebration lasts until 10:30 p.m. Not only is St. Patrick’s Day notorious for green beer and other alcoholic beverages, it’s also, not surprisingly, associated with a spike in drunk driving related injury-causing and fatal… Read More

Oklahoma’s “Click It or Ticket” Safety Campaign

Multiple law enforcement agencies in Oklahoma are joining the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” campaign to improve the safety of drivers and passenger occupants across the state. According to KSWO Channel Seven News, the campaign will be running from May 19 to June 1. Lieutenant Troy German, with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP), said that… Read More

Fire Destroys 100 Homes in Texas Panhandle

On Sunday afternoon, a fire broke out in Hutchinson County near Fritch, Texas. At least 100 homes were destroyed as the fire burned through the night. Firefighters had the flames 85 percent contained by early Wednesday morning, but about four square miles had to be evacuated. Initial investigative reports indicate that the fire may have… Read More