Governor’s declaration supersedes county rules


Newsom: emergency declaration ’not martial law’

The Hopkins County Emergency Management team briefed media in a 3:30 p.m. press conference Thursday that Gov. Greg Abbott’s March 19 declaration at noon would take effect on midnight of March 20. The order reads as follows: "Order No. 1: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, every person in Texas shall avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people. "Order…

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