Hurricane Katrina Evacuees
9-19-05 - There are 16,000 Hurricane Katrina refugees staying in 145 shelters in Texas, according to the most recent figures from the state Division of Emergency Management. State officials say there may be as many as 375,000 evacuees in the state overall.
The largest numbers living in shelters were in:
Reliant Arena: 1,499
George R. Brown Convention Center: 362
Reunion Arena and other shelters: 194
Former Kelly Air Force Base shelters: 3,086
Special needs shelters: 249
Sources: American Red Cross; State Division of Emergency Management; City of San Antonio Emergency Operations Center; Astrodome relief effort officials.
Posted: 12/04/2013 - DALLAS (AP) - A blast of arctic air is headed for Texas, promising at least days of subfreezing temperatures and wintry precipitation in much of northern and western Texas.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - (MURRAY COUNTY, OKLAHOMA ) -- OHP says two teen boys were injured in a head-on collision near Sulphur this afternoon.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - GRAYSON CO, TX-When the government shut down 10 days ago, so did the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Area farmers said if the shutdown continues, it will affect their benefits and a farm bill they depend on for their livelihood.
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