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Galveston County the Daily News (Newspaper) - September 1, 2017, Galveston, TexasFriday september 1,2017 % h 88 l 75 a a12 a $1rescue county animal shelters face influx of pets after Harvey a a9 g a l v Esto 0 i n t it Latag Nauib. Texas oldest newspaper a i bushing since 1842 a celebrating 175 \ ears a two Friendswood residents confirmed killed by Harvey a a3 a All Power Cable almost restored a3 a about 130 in local shelters More outside of county a a12 evicted by Marissa Barnett Harvey Galveston count flood renters now fear homelessness the daily news a Dickinson residents were terrified Early sunday morning As water came pouring into the Pine Forest apartments forcing most downstairs to flee to the second floor and await Rescue. But now another scary situation looms what next and where to go Power was still out thursday at the apartments 406 Deats Road in Dickinson. An inspector from the Federal emergency management Agency showed up in the afternoon to begin assessing the property but most residents were in limbo As at least half of the 287 units were uninhabitable. A a we be been staying at Shel ters my daughters place just wherever people wit take us in a Cheryl Smith said. A we done to know what the next Steps Are at air Smith and Leticia Gipson were in their ground floor apartment saturday night when the heaviest rain started. The first 2 feet of water rushed up see renters a a7 Kelsey Walling a Beret Washington wipes her face after hugging Ramona Scott right at Pine Forest apartments in Dickinson on thursday. Washington s first floor apartment was destroyed White Scott s upstairs apartment was less has to go a it life on falling Leaf drive is mucking and piling by Valerie Wells the daily news Karen Jean left her waders on the staircase in the dark Early sunday morning when she fled her flooding House on falling Leaf drive in Friendswood. A i knew id need them a she said wearing the same waders thursday outside her House which took in 4 feet of water during the historic deluge of Hurricane Harvey. Mud covered every soaked thing on the first floor. The flood pushed her piano across the room. Water still stood in puddles in some spots and a Musty Musky smell Hung in the air. A it smelled worse when i came Here yesterday a Jean said. That smell was More like urine she said. _ she. Carried out baseboards that someone had pried off a Wall. What else needed to go the Helper asked. A whatever you see take out a she said Over her shoulder. She did no to Stop moving. A what else Are you going to do a Jean said. The Long run with her family a help she carried out antique armoires and desks with warped tops. They dragged out Large Blue plastic bins full of record albums. A wet and torn cover of Kenny Rogers �?o10 years of Gold sat at a crooked Angle. The eagles a the Long run sat atop a stack naked with no cover. See Friendswood �a7 Stuart Villanueva the Dai Volunteer Tim Huong empties a wheelbarrow of debris outside of a flood damaged House on falling Leaf drive in Friendswood on thursday. Hitchcock City Hall sustains heavy damage in floods by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news a Hitchcock City Hall is a mess of scattered desks and Tom up drywall. Outside the front door employees piled drawers of waterlogged papers in the sunlight. Inside they took hairdryers to try to save some of the City a documents hoping to preserve those that had not been saved into electronic files a were going to have a really difficult time when it comes to be audit time a said Lucy Dieringer the City Secretary. A a lot of our stuff that the auditors were working on this year see Hitchcock �a4�?~texans Are Tough four cities hold first Post Harvey meetings by Marissa Barnett Samantha Ketterer and Valerie Wells the daily news on paper the elected leaders of four Galveston county cities met thursday to consider pro forma extensions of disaster declarations needed to ensure a place in line for Federal Aid Money. But for Many these were the first gatherings during the first Lull in a Battle for survival that began in the darkness of saturday night when one of the worst natural disasters in . History began. And so the meetings were As much about reconnecting see meetings �a4 Stuart Villanueva t daily news an Sleigh Cook carries a table past rubble in an alleyway behind the elite dance studio location on pm 270 in league City on thursday. Officials disagree about extent of fuel shortage by Matt Degrood the daily news Gas station operators across the county continued to report fuel shortages thursday related to Hurricane Harvey and Island officials urged residents to conserve fuel because the problem might remain for some time. The Issue stems from problems on the refining level of fuel operations Peter Simons interim director at the port of Galveston said thursday a earlier this week the refineries shut Down operations in preparation of the storm a Simons said. A they Are just getting started again. In addition a see fuel �a4 Index abbya12 lotto a2 markets a5 obits bit opinion a6 sportsb1 to comics b4-5 �iovol175, a Quot no. 142 6 45485 00100

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