Power outage in Madison, Grimes County forced school closure

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MADISONVILLE, Tex. (KBTX) - More than 1,800 Entergy customers were without power in Madison County.

Iola Independent School District also experienced the outage. They released students at 11:00 a.m. Buses ran at 11:30 a.m.

According to the district, children that cannot get home at this time will be held in the appropriate campus cafeteria/foyer for pick up. They ask that parents please make arrangements to pick up your child as soon as possible.

According to the Entergy outage website, 1,865 customers were experiencing the outage.

The cause listed on the website is downed wires.

To monitor outages, visit their outage website in the related links.