Caldwell County declares disaster

FILE PHOTO OF: Plum Creek in Caldwell County (Sophia Beausoleil/KXAN)

LOCKHART, Texas (KXAN) — Floodwaters left a slew of debris and damage across Caldwell County, prompting county judge Ken Schawe to declare the county in a state of disaster Monday morning.

According to the declaration, many county roads suffered significant damage due to flooding.

A declaration of disaster allows the county to free up resources and immediately begin working to clean up after the floods. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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