POSTED: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 9:46pm
UPDATED: Friday, February 17, 2012 - 7:07am
INFORMATION FROM THE RUSK COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.:
The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office and other areas throughout Henderson are currently experiencing problems with their phone lines. At approximately 6:15pm, the Sheriff’s Office received teletype stating Verizon was aware of the problem and are currently working to correct the problem. While some callers are able to get through, others are experiencing difficulty.
Please try the following suggestions until this problem is corrected: For all emergencies call 911, if you do not get an answer, call the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office at (903)657-3581. If that is unsuccessful please call the Henderson Police Department at (903)657-3512. If the problem continues, you may call the Kilgore Police Department at (903)983-6266.
We are asking the public to please keep the lines open for emergency calls until this problem is corrected. We appreciate your cooperation.