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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Louisiana...texas.. Atchafalaya River At Morgan City Sabine River Near Deweyville The Flood Warning Continues For The Sabine River Near Deweyville. ...Read More.
Effective: April 24, 2018 at 8:37pmExpires: April 25, 2018 at 10:37amTarget Area: Newton; Orange

High Wind Warning
...high Wind Warning In Effect Through This Morning For Guadalupe Pass... ...wind Advisory In Effect Through This Morning For The Southeast New Mexico Plains And Guadalupe Mountains In Eddy County... .in Wake Of A Strong Cold Front Strong Gap Winds Are Expected Through Guadalupe Pass And The Southeast New Mexico. ...Read More.
Effective: April 25, 2018 at 3:03amExpires: April 25, 2018 at 1:00pmTarget Area: Guadalupe Mountains

Author: Will Johnson

A Smoking Gun at CWSC?

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – After flying under the radar for the last several months, new allegations of mismanagement at Consolidated Water Supply Corporation (CWSC) bubbled to the surface during the November 9 meeting of the CWSC Board of Directors. This time, however, the corporation’s own financial records were used to document excessive overtime, overfunding of the CWSC retirement plan and several other questionable actions. The meeting was called to order just after 6:00 p.m. by CWSC Board President John Massingill and following the invocation, the first agenda item was a request from local businessman Kevin...

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East Texas Honors Military Veterans

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – Veterans Day is a time to thank those who have served their country through military service. It is a time to say thank you to the brave men and women who have been willing to put their lives on the line so that others may enjoy the freedoms we hold so dear. It is a time to pay tribute to the ideals of bravery and courage, honor and sacrifice. On Friday, Nov. 11 the people of the United States of America took a deep breath and said thank you to those...

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Timberlands Healthcare Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – A new day has dawned for medical service in Houston County with the grand opening of Timberlands Healthcare on Wednesday, Nov.9. The hospital facilities in Crockett have undergone a complete makeover in the last few years as the hospital went from ETMC-Crockett to the Houston County Medical Center and now to Timberlands Healthcare under the umbrella of Little River Healthcare. The ceremony began with a press conference and introduction of several members of the leadership team. Seated at tables near the front of the conference room were: Peggy Borgfeld, CFO of...

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Disabled Person, Two Females and a Puppy Assaulted by Kennard Resident

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – A Houston County man has been charged with a first degree felony and three Class A misdemeanors following an incident which occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Kenneth Noble Randall, Jr., 33 years of age with a listed Kennard address, was arrested and taken into custody after he allegedly assaulted three people – including an individual with disabilities – and injured a puppy. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Houston County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Thomas Shafer was dispatched to an address on County Road 1200 on Tuesday in reference to an...

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Lovelady Captures Bi-District Title

By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter BULLARD – The Lovelady Lions and Joaquin Rams met for the second time this season on Friday night, Nov. 11 and just like the first time the two teams met, the Lions emerged victorious. Unlike the first time however, this one as a little easier. The first time the two teams met, it was in pre-district play, the game was held in Lovelady and the Lions won the contest 21-20. This game, however, was a little bit more important as the winner would advance to the area round of the 2016 UIL football playoffs...

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Wednesday 04/25 20%
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Thursday 04/26 10%
High 72° / Low 51°
Friday 04/27 10%
High 75° / Low 49°