– With much of Texas still hot and dry and wildfires continuing to spark up across the state, Texas Parks and Wildlife is asking dove hunters to be especially careful when heading out this week for first week of the season.
Fire activity remains steady throughout much of the state, which means a wildfire could be easily ignited. All it takes is one spark from an unattended campfire, lit cigarette or even the muzzle of a gun.
Denison – Eyewitness reports indicate a small tornado touched down near the Grayson County Airport Wednesday afternoon.
The National Weather Service, however, says straight line winds are blamed for power outages in the area.
The Jenson Dormitory at Grayson County College lost power, as a power pole was blown onto the back end of the structure. GCC officials said yesterday plans were in place to house the students elsewhere on campus should power not be restored soon.
Greenville – A Lufkin-based power company is considering plans to build a plant in Greenville.
Greenville Energy LLC is looking to construct a renewable clean energy power plant, utilizing a portion of the City's Electric Utility System (GEUS) steam plant, with additional facilities to be built next to the existing plant.
When completed, the facility will be a 63 megawatt capacity plant providing power directly to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).