05 03 2015

TV family films 20th show with Wildthing

Pet buffalo celebrates 10th birthday with another United Kingdom crew   By Larry Briscoe Correspondent   Wildthing the buffalo takes his hometown Quinlan message around the world. The 2,400-pound pet of R.C. and Sherron Bridges is [...]

Blakemore speaks, entertains at monthly chamber luncheon

Blakemore speaks, entertains at monthly chamber luncheon Publisher stresses value of local newspaper   By Larry Briscoe Correspondent Membership of the Lake Tawakoni Regional Chamber of Commerce was briefed on the importance of local newspapers [...]

Lake levels rise behind wet conditions

Lake levels rise behind wet conditions  By Larry Briscoe Correspondent   Lake Tawakoni reached a 72.9 percent full elevation level on March 18 after weeks of winter precipitation and rain. Forecasts for more rain in the coming week had [...]

Tawakoni reaches 72.9 percent full

Tawakoni reaches 72.9 percent full Hopes high for wet spring to send water over spillway  By Larry Briscoe Correspondent Lake Tawakoni reached a 72.9 percent full elevation Wednesday after two weeks of winter precipitation. Forecasts for more [...]

Lake Tawakoni up 4.26 feet

Wet week followed by weekend rain pushes up elevation   By Larry Briscoe Correspondent A week of freezing rain, sleet and snow, followed by another inch and a half of rain over the weekend pushed the elevation at Lake Tawakoni up four [...]