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Houston County Courier - June 2008
By Crystal Rhone

During the Houston County Commissioners Court meeting in regular session Tuesday, May 27, Houston County Commissioner Precinct 2 Willie Kitchen started the meeting with a prayer for the fallen soldiers from Houston County and the ones who are fighting today.
In other news, Sharon Owens with the Texas Department of State Health Services addressed commissioners concerning Houston County in community preparedness for a public health threat. 
A plan has been developed establishing a clinic, which could dispense medications to citizens of the county in the event of a public health emergency.
The commissioners approved the new sheriff’s office employee’s Delman Orme jailer and Rebecca Parnell dispatcher.
Commissioners approved a transfer of $12,000 for the purchase of a 1985 Mack Dump Truck.
Commissioners approved Platt Heating and Air to replace an air-conditioning unit in the Houston County Sheriff’s Office for $7,500.



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