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Dallas Morning News
NCTCOG to re-open waiting list for safe room rebate program
After excessive demand shut it down earlier this month, the North Central Texas Council of Governments is reopening registration for its program to help residents install a tornado safe room in their homes.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Galveston County studies new Pelican Island bridge
Legacy Port Partners is paying $600,000 of the $1.3 million spent on studies to determine the feasibility of building new connections to Pelican Island.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Training Day for Red Cross Recruits
It's been an extremely busy spring for the American Red Cross in North Texas. The pool of volunteers has been stretched thin after the explosion in West and tornadoes in Granbury, Cleburne and Moore, Oklahoma.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Mission Granbury Going Strong But Could Use Help
It was a month ago that a major tornado tore through much of Northeast Texas. Worst hit was Granbury, where seven people died and hundreds more lost their homes.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Granbury one month after tornado
Few homes remain, but lots of bare foundation slabs, an American flag flying over one.
Around Town 6/14/2013
The Abilene Public Library and Young Audiences continue its 17th Summer Library Performance Series with ventriloquist Nancy Burks Worcester from Granbury on Tuesday.
Wise County Messenger Online
One injured in highway shut down
Both lanes of Highway 51 were shut down for nearly an hour around 8:30 a.m. Thursday north of Slidell after a motorcycle slid off the road trying to avoid an oncoming 18-wheeler.Barbara Larock Schofield 47 of Granbury clipped her riding partners bike, Larry Wynn of Weatherford, when Lynn slowed down in front of her.According to state trooper Jeff ... (more)
Thu Jun 13, 2013
"Obama Broke Promise", Lawmakers Plan Appeal to FEMA
Lawmakers in Washington D.C. and Austin were shocked and disappointed by FEMA's denial of emergency funds for West.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Ridge students give thanks, not pranks
In the past few weeks of school, students at Fossil Ridge High School raised more than $3,000 for Red Cross tornado relief as they encouraged each other to "Give Thanks, not Pranks."
Gainesville Daily Register
County's largest employer to strengthen outreach programs
Officials of the seating company formerly known as Weber Aircraft have marshaled efforts from plant and administrative employees to raise at least $20,000 for the American Red Cross, whose regional outposts are assisting victims of recent tornadoes in Granbury, Cleburne and Moore, Okla.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
West Texas Catholics Raise More Than $100,000 For Disaster Victims
The San Angelo Catholic Diocese released the following statement on their donations: Bishop Michael Pfeifer, OMI, announced today that through the generosity of all the Catholics of the Diocese of San Angelo that make up 29 counties in West Texas, $104,010.13 has been sent to the victims of the explosion in West, Texas, and to the victims suffering ... (more)
Hot! Hot! Hot
Summer has arrived! Yesterday was the first recorded temperature of 100 degrees in the Metroplex.
Heat Wave Day Two
Yesterday high temps managed to make it to 100 degrees in Dallas and Granbury while the mercury peaked in the middle and upper 90s for the Metroplex.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Legislators Reflect On End Of Regular Session
It was a short break for Texas legislators between the 140-day regular session and the first called special session on redistricting.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Bay Area Observer
"Clean, Drain and Dry" Regimen Bad News for Zebra Mussels
Nothing ruins a zebra mussel's day more than a boater who Cleans, Drains and Dries his boat to prevent the spread of this small but devastating aquatic invasive species.
Landon LAmbert, left, and Lonnie Bolgiano help clean up property on Bob White Drive in Granbury after the deadly tornado.
Multiple disasters wearing out North Texas volunteers, first responders
Talk with friends and supporters about things that are heavy on your heart, but take care to avoid violating patient privacy.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Boil water notice lifted in Granbury neighborhood severely damaged by tornadoes
The utilities company that oversees residential water use in a tornado damaged swath of Granbury has lifted a mandatory boil notice that's been in place since May 15. Sugar Land-based Monarch Utilities said Friday that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has given the OK for residents in the Rancho Brazos subdivision to drink and use ... (more)
Lake Country Sun
PKLA meeting Saturday
The Possum Kingdom lake Association will hold its annual meeting beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, 362 N. FM 2353.