KETR Local
10:40 am
Fri August 29, 2008

Preparations being made for potential Gustav evacuees

Greenville – Preparations are being made across Northeast Texas for the potential fallout from Tropical Storm Gustav. Three years after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, resulting in crowds of refugees migrating to Greenville; preparations are underway to potentially receive carloads of visitors displaced by a dangerous storm. Residents along the coast are checking local hotels to see if rooms will be available if needed. As of Thursday, there had been no call for Hunt County to establish a n emergency shelter, which it did after Katrina.

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