A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Milam, Robertson, and Leon Counties from 12am to 12pm THURSDAY. A strong cold front will reach the Brazos Valley by mid-afternoon to early evening WEDNESDAY. Mild temperatures are expected to sharply fall as strong, brisk north winds arrive. A scattered rain chance could turn into a scattered, wintry mix between 1am and Noon Thursday.
BIG SANDY, Texas (AP) - Two East Texas women face charges of animal cruelty after authorities found the remains of dozens of dogs in their Big Sandy trailer home.
The dogs' bodies were stuffed into coolers, plastic bags and the freezer.
Animal control officers also recovered nine living dogs.
Mayor Wayne Weese says he was appalled by what he saw. The public works department has declared the four-bedroom mobile home "unfit for human or animal occupancy."
The residents of the home, 49-year-old Lisa Lide and 50-year-old Vicky Greenlee, are scheduled to be arraigned today in an Upshur County court.
Lide says the women didn't do anything to the animals and that they were "fed, watered and loved."
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