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LISD, LPD investigate potential threat
Motorist line up at a Kountze gas station in preparation for Hurricane Laura. Several gas stations in the area reported they had empty tanks as motorists filled up their vehicles and other storage containers. The hurricane is expected to make landfall tonight or early Thursday morning near the Texas/Louisiana border. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
BEAUMONT — A lawsuit was filed Aug. 20 against two Southeast Texas businesses who allegedly sold alcohol to a teen accused in a head-on crash that killed a Beaumont Police Department officer and injured another, according to media reports.
KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Commissioners Court had a busy morning with a special public hearing, video conference with the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, La., and the agenda for its bi-weekly meeting.
HARDIN COUNTY — For the first in many weeks, the number of active cases and positive test results declined, according to the Hardin County COVID-19 Case Data Report released Aug. 19 by County Judge Wayne McDaniel.
Police Chief Shawn Blackwell presented the Silsbee City Council with its annual Racial Profiling Report during the Aug. 18 meeting.
LUMBERTON — Police Chief Danny Sullins reported to media outlets a man was arrested Aug. 23 after he was injured after nearly an eight-hour standoff.
HARDIN COUNTY — A major hurricane will hit Southeast Texas tonight, and Hardin County officials and emergency personnel, are preparing for the worst.
EVADALE — Evadale ISD had to shut down for cleaning and sanitization three days after they opened schools after a student tested positive for COVID-19.