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A dry weather pattern will continue for the next few days with below normal temperatures. In fact, scattered frost can be expected Sunday morning over the Lakes Area. A warming trend will begin early next week with a good coverage of showers and thunderstorms by the middle and later part of next week.
Statement from DETCOG on federal investigation
Jasper, Texas - from DETCOG
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) served a search warrant at the Jasper office of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) this morning. "We had no prior indication of their interest, but DETCOG and its staff are giving their full cooperation in participating in the investigation," said DETCOG Executive Director, Walter G. Diggles, Sr., "DETCOG has complete annual audits by an outside accounting firm and our programs are under the continual scrutiny of their federal and state funding agencies".
Any additional questions are being referred to DETCOGs Legal Representatives; Greg Longino and Lisa Flournoy, in Lufkin. Flournoy is a Former Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of Texas.