As the winter weather remains in the area, making travel hazardous, many Texoma grocery stores have been hit hard by shoppers wanting to get the essentials before the ice and snow make roads impassable.
National Weather Service Warning & Coordination Meteorologist Mark Fox said Thursday afternoon that Texoma residents should be prepared for “a significant ice storm; probably be prepared for a day or two indoors.”
The Herald Democrat is conducting its annual “Christmas Wish List” project to let the public know about the needs of local agencies to be able to continue providing their services to the community.
Grayson County is expected to experience freezing temperatures, freezing rain and potentially sleet late this week and this weekend.
On Wednesday morning, a boat was discovered on fire across from the Lighthouse Marina. By the time firefighters arrived the boat had been pushed out into the lake, said the Preston Volunteer Fire Department. There were no injuries, no occupants were found and no one reported their boat missing.