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Johnson County assessing damage from tornados
Ambulances in Johnson County responded to 23 calls for service and transported nine people with minor injuries to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne after Wednesday night’s tornadoes and thunderstorms, according to Emergency Management Coordinator Jamie Moore. But, he said, officials know of no fatalities or life-threatening injuries.
Power outage at Guinn Justice Center
Johnson County Precinct 1 Commissioner Rick Bailey confirmed about 9:45 a.m. today that both the Guinn Justice Center and the Adult Probation Building were without power and closed down.
VIDEO: Cleburne resident shares tornado story
Cleburne resident Justin Johnson, who lives at 1213 Glenhaven Drive, talks about his family hiding from the tornado and the damage to his house.
CISD assessing damage to Gerard, Smith
Area school districts in the path of last night's storm have reported little to no damage. All districts started school on time and allowed students affected by the storm to arrive late, except for Cleburne ISD.
Cain declares Cleburne disaster area
Cleburne Mayor Scott Cain early Thursday morning declared a state of emergency and disaster in wake of damage caused by Wednesday night’s tornado and heavy rain. Cain said County Judge Roger Harmon did the same for the county.
United Cooperative working to restore power
Tornadoes, thunderstorms, hail and intense winds downed more than 100 United Cooperative Services utility poles in Hood, Johnson and Parker counties Wednesday night, leaving about 4,000 people without power during the height of the storm. As of 8 a.m. today, United crews had restored power to all but about 370 members.
At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornadoes
GRANBURY — A rash of tornados slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless. The violent spring storm scattered bodies, flattened homes and threw trailers onto cars.
VIDEO: Mayor Scott Cain discusses status of Cleburne after tornado
Mayor Scott Cain discusses the status of Cleburne after a Wednesday night tornado damaged southwest Cleburne. Click play below to watch the video.
Storms damage southeast Cleburne
Late night storms hit Cleburne about 9:30 p.m. today with reports of a mile-wide tornado touching down in southeast Cleburne. Heavy damage is being reported near Chaucer and Browning. More information to come.
Secrets to success
Motivational speaker and former Black Hawk helicopter pilot Elizabeth McCormick attended the final Zonta Club of Johnson County meeting of the 2012-13 year on Tuesday.
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