Insurance Rating of Fire Department Lowered – Possible Rate Reduction to Residents

Oct. 15th | Posted by 0 comments

Recently, Houston County Fire Departments underwent inspections from the Insurance Service Organization (ISO). They set particular ratings that correspond to a criterion for various types of insurance for people living in that area. The Volunteer Fire Department was inspected in June, which resulted in a change in their rating. This could lead to a change […]

Lake Info

Oct. 1st | Posted by 0 comments

Houston County Lake was impounded in 1966 just 10 miles Northwest of Crockett, Texas. It is a great middle point between Austin, Dallas, and Houston (about 3 hours from each). The surface area of the lake covers  1,330 acres of water, with a maximum depth of 40 feet. It is fed from the Little Elkhart Creek […]

The Everchanging Lake

Sep. 13th | Posted by 0 comments

Peering over the lake lately, one may notice a difference between the present and a month in the past; certain features have come and gone. What we saw a month ago were happy families skimming back and forth over the open water in their boats, often towing their children and friends behind them in a […]

The Hidden Jewel of East Texas

Sep. 13th | Posted by 0 comments

Nestled in the hills of heavily forested East Texas lies a 1330 acre spring fed lake. Not fed by the Trinity river, the lake is instead fed by springs that feed Little Elkhart Creek – as well as small creeks surrounding the lake. Deer, Racoons, Skunks and Coyotes may be seen visiting the lake for […]

Crockett, TX, Weather

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