Jefferson County Newswire (Page 7)

Jefferson County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, TX. (Page 7)

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  1. Hundreds discuss possible legal action againstaRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | KBMT

    ... her Port Arthur home. She and many others came to the Activity Center to discuss filing a lawsuit against Jefferson County Drainage District Seven. Residents claim the pumps failed to pump out water. The Reaud, Morgan and Quinn Law Firm that ...

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  2. Affidavit: Nursing home admin tried to stop police evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... warrant wraps up and evidence removed by Port Arthur PD. September 14, 2017 Port Arthur Police and the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office served a criminal search warrant at a Port Arthur nursing home Thursday, alleging that its ...

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  3. PAPD serves warrant at nursing homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... warrant wraps up and evidence removed by Port Arthur PD. September 14, 2017 Port Arthur Police and the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office have served a criminal search warrant at the Senior Care Centers facility in Port Arthur, city ...

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  4. PAPD serves search warrant at Port Arthur nursing homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... search warrant at the Senior Care Centers facility in Port Arthur, city spokeswoman Risa Carpenter said. A Jefferson County judge has signed a second temporary restraining order against Senior Care Centers, owner of two Port Arthur nursing homes. ...

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  5. Milpitas High collects donations for school district hit by Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    ... supplies and monetary donations for the Hamshire-Fannett Independent School District in unincorporated Jefferson County, Texas, where Milpitas High School English teacher Ginger Roy went to school. The area is close to Port Arthur, Texas and ...

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  6. Second order filed against owner of Port Arthur nursing homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A Jefferson County judge has signed a second temporary restraining order against Senior Care Centers, owner of two Port Arthur nursing homes.

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  7. Residents displaced by Harvey coulda Read Story Jacque MasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | KBMT

    Residents in Port Arthur who were displaced by Harvey could be headed to Ford Park or some kind of camp after a pair of berthing barges failed Coast Guard inspection. Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick tells 12News that all options are being weighed including using Ford Park, camps or "shelter-in-place" for residents displaced by Harvey.

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  8. Do we have enough supplies to rebuild?Read the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    With 14,000 damaged dwellings in Jefferson County alone, homeowners facing repairs in the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey are encountering a limited choice of supplies and longer wait times on deliveries.

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  9. Man who shot his pot grow partner and set a wildfire to cover it up gets 144 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    A 48-year-old man who fatally shot his partner in a marijuana growing operation and set a wildfire to cover up the crime has been sentenced to 144 years in prison. Prosecutors say Geerdes shot Dosa five times, stuffed the body in the trunk of a car, drove to Jefferson County and lit the vehicle on fire.

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  10. Locals head to Texas loaded with supplies for victims in wake of Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Covington Leader

    ... years ago and the most valuable things that came were two sledge hammers and a stack of pry bars," said Jefferson County Emergency Services Department Fire Chief Jeremy Hansen. "We are in the recovery stage and those are the types of things we ...

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  11. DEBRIS | Southeast Texas cities and counties dealaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | KBMT

    ... will keep a running list here and update it as we receive information for all of our counties and cities. JEFFERSON COUNTY has contracted with DRC to remove debris in rural areas of the county beginning on Thursday, September 7. BEAUMONT - Do not ...

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  12. Huntsman donates $2M, urges others to match itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Huntsman Executive Director Jon Huntsman addresses the media and citizens at a press conference Tuesday on the steps of the Jefferson County Courthouse.

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  13. Channel 2 helps deliver half a million bottles of water to Texas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | WSB-TV

    ... us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. JEFFERSON COUNTY, Texas - The half a million bottles of water you donated to Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas is about 30 minutes from being ...

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  14. Port Arthur cleans up after Harvey amid criticism of preparations, drainageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... fast enough. One county worker told us that 40-inches of rain was just too much at one time for any system. Jefferson County Commissioner Michael Sinegal was a victim of the flood. His cell phone video shows him driving thru the pouring rain looking ...

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  15. Continue reading What keeps Gov. Greg Abbott's Harvey visits from becoming a logistical nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... hear about what's needed for the long road to recovery. After a briefing with officials from Beaumont and Jefferson County, Abbott helped distribute ready-to-eat meals to families at Ozen High School. The process starts days in advance. Normally, a ...

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  16. Harvey 57 mins ago 5:50 p.m.Port Arthur begins picking up debris from homes after HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | KBMT

    ... avoiding ditches and drainage areas. The city also asked them to sort debris, if possible. Officials in Jefferson County asked county residents to sort their debris, as well. The county will resume pick-up services Thursday and said sorting will ...

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  17. The Latest: Trump to say groups getting his $1M donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... causes than some other wealthy people. Red Cross volunteers and rescuers are bringing bodies to the Jefferson County Morgue between Beaumont and Port Arthur, but officials say they won't release details of storm-related deaths until body recovery is ...

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  18. ExxonMobil Says Baytown Restart Activities Continue, Pipelines Beginning to Transport FuelsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... and about 400 pounds of toiletries in Beaumont. About 4,500 gallons of bleach have also been provided to Jefferson County for distribution to residents and businesses in impacted areas. "Our teams have been working around the clock to restore ...

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  19. Harvey 2 mins ago 10:40 p.m.Wreckers working day and night to get flooded cars off of the roadRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2017 | KBMT

    ... Riley said. "If your vehicle sunk in a canal or drifted off somewhere and is in water we can't get to, [Jefferson County] Drainage District Six and those places are busy now and it may take a while to get to them," Officer Riley continued. "A lot of ...

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  20. Beaumont-area residents warned to heed Harvey evacuation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Despite a mandatory evacuation order because of Tropical Storm Harvey, Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputy Marcus McLellan said Monday the office had learned through social media that Bevil Oaks residents had begun returning to rescue pets. He said the mandatory evacuation order "gave the residents sufficient time to evacuate with their pets" and no one except first-responders should be in the area.

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