The Texas Department of Transportation has enacted an alternate route for westbound traffic on I-20 to help evacuees from Louisiana bypass the construction zone near Highway 31.More >>
Preparations are being made in Gregg county to accept donations from the community if large numbers of evacuees arrive. Buckner children and family services says it will accept donations at their east Cotton street location starting Monday.
The organization says hurricane Gustav evacuees will need things like water, blankets, clothing and hygiene products.
Donations will be accepted starting Monday at 10 a.m. Bob Hallmark reporting/ firstname.lastname@example.org