Much of the flood waters in Kilgore, Henderson and Longview's residential areas have receded leaving behind a wet and muddy disaster in homes throughout the cities. The clean up effort is already underway and with dryer weather on the horizon, it'll kick into high gear this weekend.
The power of water is amazing. The devastation that flood waters cause is unimaginable. East Texans are unfortunately living through this unimaginable experience right now. Entire neighborhoods in Kilgore, Henderson and Longview were submerged by flood waters Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Now that most of the flood water has receded, it's time for cleanup.
I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I look forward to this event every year. It seems like I always have some trash and bulky items laying around my garage or storage building that are too big to go out for the normal trash pick-up. That’s exactly what the annual Smith County Wide Cleanup event is all about. During this time, Smith County residents can bring trash and bulky items to the Gr