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UIL cancels sports

Though UIL recently canceled all sporting competitions, practices and rehearsals have been left at the coaches’ discretion. Coaches can utilize the time to build player skills or protect players that could be susceptible to contracting or spreading the COVID-19 virus. Competitions are cancelled until March 27, with the schedule for missed games to be determined.

House in flood zone to be elevated with aid from grant

House in flood zone to be elevated with aid from grant

The house at 28 Mimosa Lane in Teague, owned by Ricky and Jo Ann Sims, is going to be elevated 12.36 feet, a height established by FEMA regulations. The funding will be provided by a FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance grant. One remedy of FMA is to elevate homes covered by flood insurance so that they don’t continue to flood. The FMA grant program was created as part of the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 with the goal of reducing or eliminating claims under the National Flood Insurance Program. This saves FEMA money since FEMA shouldn’t have to pay any more flood claims on this structure.

FCSO makes meth arrests

The Freestone County Sheriff’s Office arrested a subject Thursday evening, March 12. Lt. Willis and Deputy Darby conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 164 in Donie. A vehicle search was subsequently conducted and approximately 14 grams of methamphetamine was found inside the vehicle. Two subjects were placed under arrest for a first degree felony charge, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance PG 1 between four 4 grams and 200 grams.

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