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LCRA investigates breach of Mansfield Dam security, Protocol shared of critical infrastructure

Lower Colorado River Authority general manager Phil Wilson explains what happened on Jan. 14 when there was a security breach at Mansfield Dam on Jan. 14. FOX 7 Image

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

A security breach at Mansfield Dam on Tuesday morning sent local law enforcement agencies into emergency mode since the local dam is critical infrastructure protected by state law and federal law under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

A Lower Colorado River Authority employee saw a man run by him shortly after he went into the dam tunnels around 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 14. 

The LCRA maintenance worker notified security officers that morning about the unauthorized man he saw. 

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VHS named a top STEM-ranked school in Texas

Charlie Little, Vandegrift HS principal

By CASSIE MCKEE, Four Points News 

Vandegrift High School is ranked the 5th best high school in the state of Texas among traditional and STEM-ranked schools, according to the 2019 Best High School Rankings by U.S. News & World Report. 

To determine the top science, technology, engineering and math schools, U.S. News looked at the top 1,000 public schools from the latest Best High Schools rankings, and then evaluated their students’ participation and success in Advanced Placement science and math tests.  

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