heat

Important Reminder for Dog Owners
If you walk outside and think to yourself that it is way too hot, put your hand to the ground, literally and if the back of your hand can't handle the heat on the pavement for more than 5 seconds, guess what, your dog can't handle it either!
CCOA Weighs in on Dangerous Heat
With temperatures expected to remain in the low 100's for the next couple of days, the Caddo Council on Aging has a message for our area seniors: Cool It! CCOA Executive Director Mary Alice Rountree recommends elderly residents stay indoors in the air conditioning -- and drink plenty of fluids.…
Record-High Electricity Usage for AEP SWEPCO Customers
Electricity usage has increased along with the temperatures -- and that typically means higher electric bills. AEP-SWEPCO has so far seen four new peak loads this summer alone across its three-state service area. Spokesman Scott McCloud says outages during the heat don't happen too often...