Texas Governor plans visit to Flood Ravaged Areas


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott plans to tour flood-ravaged areas in East Texas. The communities where swollen rivers displaced tens of thousands of people has also forced closures of a major interstate along the Texas-Louisiana border. The Texas Governor plans to stop in several communities today including Orange near Beaumont. Orange Mayor Jimmy Sims, said “He […]

Disaster Areas Declared


Governor declares state of disaster from Flooding — As flooding continues to impact parts of East and Southeast Texas, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in the following counties: Angelina, Erath, Gregg, Hardin, Harrison, Hood, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Newton, Orange, Parker, Sabine, San Augustine, and Tyler. The Governor also elevated […]