Tag: Storms

Hurricane Hanna Price Gouging Warning Alert

Following the severe weather and flooding in South Texas during Hurricane Hanna, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned that state law prohibits price gouging in the wake of a declared disaster. Under state law, once the governor issues a declaration, vendors are prohibited from charging exorbitant prices for necessities such as drinking water, food, batteries, generators, towing, clothing,…

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Storming Santa Claus

There was a fierce storm in Santa Claus. “It’s a hateful rain,” proclaimed Dodie as we traveled farther away from Louisville as fast as we possibly could. Earlier we stopped in Frankfort, Kentucky to pay our respects at American frontiersman Daniel Boone’s gravesite. He’s buried next to his wife Rebecca at one of the most…

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Bug Out Bag List

Even before the global pandemic of 2020 we were prepared in the event evacuation was needed. For many years I lead the Emergency Command Center for H-E-B Food/Drugs during various disasters throughout Texas. This included strategic and tactical mitigation, preparation, and recovery operations for scores of hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, nearby hazmat incidents, etc. In…

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