Rick Perry visited with local officials in Lufkin on
September 29, 2005. Gov. Perry presented the Salvation
Army with a check for $100,000.00 to assist them in
the support of Rita Evacuees and local victims of
the storm. Gov. Perry told the crowd that Texans
were a compassionate people and that support for the
victims of Hurricane Rita would continue. Rear
Admiral Larry Hereth, the federal government's
Principal Federal Official for Rita recovery and
Gary Jones, acting Region 6 Director for FEMA also
attended the press conference. We have a
streaming video of the Governor's press conference.
We also have a short video of
Admiral Hereth's tour of the support facilities
in Lufkin. Read more about it in the
Lufkin Daily News.
our video of the
Salvation Army's support of Rita evacuees in Lufkin.
We have a
short video of the ice and water distribution.
Shelter operations video shot 9/26/05 at 18:30.
We also have a
20 minute video of the EOC coordination meeting
at 09:00 9/26/05. This is unedited video giving Red
Cross and Salvation Army updates. This information
is subject to change.
We have a
short video of a meeting between Lieutenant
Governor David Dewhurst, State Senator Todd Staples,
then Mayor Louis Bronaugh, City Manager Paul Parker, and
then Deputy City Manager Kenneth Williams. We have
interview videos of
Lieutenant Governor Dewhurst and
State Senator Staples.
We have a short video
showing storm damage and shelter operations on
Saturday, September 24, 2005 and a video showing Representative
Louie Gohmert bringing in food and water Before
To Contact FEMA