Food Stamps or SNAP

USDA urges states to require child support cooperation through SNAP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture published a memorandum to state agencies (PDF, 156 KB) encouraging them to require Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to cooperate with child support programs. “We want states to take action to ensure that SNAP and child support work together to help children,” said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. “Increasing […]

Traffic Accident

St. Joseph man crashes west of Brimson on Highway 146

A single-vehicle accident one mile west of Brimson injured a St. Joseph resident. Twenty-nine-year-old Kristopher Fowler received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. A state trooper reports the sports utility vehicle was eastbound when it traveled off the south side of Highway 146 and a struck a […]

Firefighter

Fire guts trailer house in Laredo

A single wide trailer home in Laredo is considered a total loss after a fire Thursday night. Laredo Fire Protection District firefighter Jason Meeker reports crews found the home one block south of Main Street fully engulfed when they arrived. He says no one was home at the time, and no injuries were reported and […]

Traffic Accident

Winston man injured in single-vehicle crash on Route EE

The Highway Patrol reports a Winston man sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident four miles north of Cameron Friday morning. Emergency medical services transported 31-year-old Dustin Florez to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The vehicle traveled south on Route EE before it ran off the east side, hit a tree, and struck an embankment […]