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Fund Set Up For Elderly Texas Couple Attacked By Bees

An elderly North Texas couple continues to recover after being attacked by a swarm of aggressive bees. Stanley and Nancy Whitehead were attacked after working to help the Possum Kingdom Chamber prepare for an annual barbeque.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2014

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Woman’s Body Found In Hell’s Gate

Crews found the body of a missing 27-year-old woman at Possum Kingdom Lake on Sunday afternoon.

07/07/2013

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Coppell Student Missing After Lake Dive

A Coppell High School student is missing after diving off a cliff into Possum Kingdom Lake on Sunday afternoon.

10/14/2012

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Local Red Cross Helping With Several Emergency Situations

The American Red Cross is out in force today looking for people who need help after Sunday night’s violent storms. Teams are being sent out into the field to help ensure residents know there is assistance available.

CBSDFW.COM–08/13/2012

Volunteer firefighters work a wildfire near Possum Kingdom Lake on September 1, 2011. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Cause Of 2nd Possum Kingdom Lake Fire Determined

Call it a multi-million dollar spark. Fire investigators have pinpointed the cause of the August/September grass fires at Possum Kingdom Lake.

10/12/2011

Lone Camp Volunteer Fire Department fire fighter Ted Hale fights a wildfire on September 1, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Officials: Possum Kingdom Fire 60-Percent Contained

The wildfires burning near Possum Kingdom Lake are now 60-percent contained. Officials have lifted evacuation orders for Gaines Bend and Sportsman’s World.

09/02/2011

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Palo Pinto Co. Grass Fire Causing More Destruction

A mandatory evacuation is in place around Possum Kingdom Lake and residents are being asked to stay away as firefighters continue to battle a massive grass fire.

08/31/2011

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Boats Help North Texas Residents Escape Wildfires

A sheriff says boats helped residents of a picturesque North Texas lakeside community flee after the second round of wildfires to scorch the area in just four months cut off their main escape route.

08/31/2011

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Possum Kingdom Rising From Ashes Of PK Fire

It was one of the most devastating local wildfires in recent memory. Last month, the Possum Kingdom Lake wildfire destroyed 167 houses and structures.

05/27/2011

A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Possum Kingdom Lake-Area Wildfires Contained

The Texas Forest Service on Friday reported that wildfires in the Possum Kingdom Lake area were 100 percent contained.

04/29/2011

A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Firefighters Continue Battle, Worry About Weather

Firefighters continued to make gradual progress containing massive, wind-whipped wildfires that raged across Texas on Saturday, while expressing worry that a change in the weather early next week could spark a new outbreak.

04/23/2011