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We are having our open house for our new Communication Center at 2:00 p.m. this Friday. A lot of folks helped us in many ways to get this done. Our dispatchers now have a new building, with new equipment, but they are still busy answering the phones and dispatching several agencies. We are fortunate to have some of the best dispatchers working for us! Our open house is your opportunity to see our new building and meet some of the dispatchers.

The rivers and lakes are high and we’ve had two drownings; one on Dam B and one at Rayburn. Be sure to wear your life jacket and watch for floating debris. Several rod and reels were reported stolen after the last Bass Tournament; seems the thieves picked through and only took the best items. It happens every year but this year they came by boat.

We have 101 in jail today. It is hard to believe it is already May! These heavy rains are tough on our gardens but it will soon be full summertime and we will be wishing for a shower to cool things off.