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Angelina County school, business closings announced

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School closings are a certianty over the next few day as we move from the Labor Day holiday to the arrival of Gustav. Today, the first announcements are coming in.

Angelina county has announced that all public schools in Angelina County, except Zavalla ISD, will be holding classes as scheduled next week.

That's according to Lufkin Independent School District Superintendent Roy Knight.  Knight told KTRE-TV (Lufkin) that all the area superintendents held a meeting and decided classes will resume Tuesday, as scheduled.

The following businesses have contacted KTRE-TV to announce closings due to anticipated severe weather and possible electrical outage due to Hurricane Gustav:

School Closings:

  • In addition to being out of school on Labor Day, Chester ISD, Brookeland ISD, and Zavalla ISD. will cancel classes on Tuesday (September 2) in preparation for Hurricane Gustav.
  • First Baptist Day School in Nacogdoches will be closed Tuesday - Thursday.
  • Puppy Pound Learning Academy (daycare and pre-k) in Colmesneil will be closed Monday and Tuesday (September 1 and 2), and following the Colmesneil Independent School District's schedule for the remainder of the week.
  • Angelina College will be closed Tuesday (September 2).

Business Closings:

  • The COPE Center, office of Dr. Lois Gonzalez and Patricia Todd will be closed Tuesday September 2, 2008 due to anticipated severe weather and possible electrical outage due to Hurricane Gustav.

Stay tuned to KLTV and for the latest on Gustav's impact on our area.

Posted by Cathryn Khalil, news producer.

Information from Tina Sellers, KTRE-TV.

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