Van Zandt County
The flyers were sealed in plastic bags with rocks and chucked onto people’s lawns or driveways.
Volunteers like Laura Darcy are feeding anyone who would appreciate a meal during the massive cleanup of the small town.
Friends and family packed the Van United Methodist Church to say their final farewells to Brenda and David Tapley. The couple were the only two people killed during Sunday’s tornado in Van Zandt County.
An emergency official says a deadly tornado that blasted an East Texas town left behind about $40 million in damage.
The National Weather Service says the twister’s path was 10 miles long and 700 yards wide.
Gov. Greg Abbott declared Van Zandt County a disaster area, and Van officials asked people to pray for the city. But many people have done even more.
While most people are doing all they can in Van to help their neighbors, there are concerns the situation could bring out the worst in some folks.
Two people have been confirmed dead after a tornado hit the town of Van, just east of Dallas. During a Monday afternoon press conference officials confirmed that the number of people unaccounted for was down from 14 to three.
About two dozen people were injured and some homes destroyed after a severe storm struck the small town of Van in northeast Texas, an emergency management official said.
Alicia Moore went missing in November of 2012 after getting off a school bus near her home in Greenville.
Prosecutors in Texas may pursue criminal charges against General Motors, after the automaker publicly admitted its ignition switch defect is linked to the 2004 death of a Van Zandt County man.
A judge in Van Zandt County has reversed a guilty plea and manslaughter conviction for a woman who was the victim of one of General Motor’s faulty ignition switches.