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County Rallies to Gather Donations for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

BY LEANN DILBECK & MELANIE WADE – Polk County is once again rallying together to send much needed supplies to victims of a natural disaster. This time around, supplies are needed for our Texas neighbors following Hurricane Harvey, which has dumped historic amounts of rainfall on Houston, Baytown, Beaumont, and the hundreds of miles that stretch around and between some ...

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County Rallies to Gather Donations for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

BY LEANN DILBECK & MELANIE WADE – Polk County is once again rallying together to send much needed supplies to victims of a natural disaster. This time around, supplies are needed for our Texas neighbors following Hurricane Harvey, which has dumped historic amounts of rainfall on Houston, Baytown, Beaumont, and the hundreds of miles that stretch around and between some ...

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Southern Region of the USDA Forest Service Waives Campground Fees on National Forests for Flood Victims

ATLANTA (August 31, 2017) – The Southern Region of the USDA Forest Service is immediately waiving fees and making all campgrounds available for individuals displaced by the recent flooding in Texas and other states. Like several areas along the Gulf Coast, many National Forests were impacted by the recent storm. Some of the region’s campgrounds are closed due to the flooding. Please ...

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