SWEPCO Storm Update No. 5

5/10/19, 4:00 p.m.   With a work force of more than 500 line and service personnel in the field, SWEPCO is continuing its drive to restore power to 19,500 customers after a line of severe storms struck the Ark-La-Tex Wednesday. At 4:00 p.m. Friday, SWEPCO had restored power to 50,500 of the 70,000 customers impacted

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SWEPCO Storm Update No. 4

5/10/19, 11:00 a.m. More than 500 line and service personnel are working in the field to restore power, including crews from throughout SWEPCO and outside contractors, following severe storms that struck the Ark-La-Tex Wednesday. At 11 a.m. Friday, SWEPCO had restored power to 47,100 of the 70,000 customers impacted by the storms.  Crews are working

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SWEPCO Storm Update

SWEPCO crews are working to restore power as safely and quickly as possible to the 38,800 customers who remain without power after severe storms swept through the Ark-La-Texas Wednesday afternoon. The storms caused extensive damage to the electric system, including hundreds of broken utility poles and downed wires. By 1:30 p.m. Thursday, power had been

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Weather problems continue

Power remains out Thursday morning in parts of Gladewater and Union Grove, resulting in both GISD and UGISD suspending classes today. Clean up effort are underway and SWEPCO officials urges everyone to never touch a downed line, or go near it, no matter how harmless it looks. The line could be energized. Don’t touch anything

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WHAT’S HAPPENING …

FBC Auto, Truck & Cycle Show May 18 Gladewater First Baptist Church’s second annual car, truck and cycle show will be Saturday, May 18 with registration from 9-10 a.m. in the east parking lot with cars shown from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. followed by awards. Free hot dogs will be served from 11 a.m.

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Thank a teacher this week

Teachers are some of the most important and impactful people in our lives. Which is why it is fitting that every May we celebrate the amazing contributions they make with Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10) and Teacher Appreciation Day (May 7). Brainly — the world’s largest peer-to-peer learning community for students, parents and teachers with

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GISD makes major admin changes

Gladewater ISD has announced several administrative changes for the 2019-2020 school year. Gladewater Primary Principal Amanda Langford has been named Weldon Elementary School Principal. Langford has varied and extensive educational experience in addition to her six years as Gay Avenue Primary Principal. She began her career in Mississippi where she taught kindergarten, first grade and

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BYRD, CLARK WIN COUNCIL SEATS

The Gladewater City Council has two new faces following Saturday election which saw Karla Byrd unseat 2-term councilman Dennis Robertson and Kevin Clark beating former councilman Scott Owens. Byrd beat Robertson, 247 to 138, for the Place 6 seat. Clark defeated Owens, 302 to 87, for the Place seat. Incumbents Nick Foster, Place 4, and

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