Houston County Lake News

Recent high school graduate dies of brain-eating amoeba in Texas

6abc action news

Date: 7/18/2016 10:48:00 AM

Raines said Adams had lifeguard duties last week at Lake Maverick and Houston County Lake. Raines explained Adams reported flu-like symptoms Sunday afternoon. By Monday evening, Adams became disoriented. Paramedics rushed him to a local hospital before he

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Brain-Eating Amoeba Blamed In Death Of Frontier Camp Staffer

East Texas News

Date: 7/18/2016 8:02:00 AM

Hudson Adams, who had just graduated from high school and was serving as a lifeguard in Frontier Camp's summer camp at Houston County Lake, died at Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston's Medical Center of the infection, which was caused by a brain-eating

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EXCLUSIVE: Texas high school graduate dies of brain-eating amoeba

abc7ny.com

Date: 7/17/2016 11:07:00 PM

The camp's director, Matt Raines, spoke with abc13 Thursday afternoon. Raines said Adams had lifeguard duties last week at Lake Maverick and Houston County Lake. Raines explained Adams reported flu-like symptoms Sunday afternoon. By Monday evening

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High school graduate dies of brain-eating amoeba

abc7.com

Date: 7/17/2016 10:06:00 AM

Raines said Adams had lifeguard duties last week at Lake Maverick and Houston County Lake. Raines explained Adams reported flu-like symptoms Sunday afternoon. By Monday evening, Adams became disoriented. Paramedics rushed him to a local hospital before he

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Houston teenager dies of brain-eating amoeba

6abc action news

Date: 7/17/2016 8:01:00 AM

The camp's director, Matt Raines, spoke with our sister KTRK on Thursday. Raines said Adams had lifeguard duties last week at Lake Maverick and Houston County Lake. Raines explained Adams reported flu-like symptoms last Sunday afternoon. By Monday evening

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• Surface Area: 1,282 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 40 feet
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HOUSTON COUNTY LAKE LOCATION

On Little Elkhart Creek (Trinity River drainage), in Houston County 10 miles northwest of Crockett, Texas
Surface area: 1,330 acres
Maximum depth: 40 feet
Impounded: 1966

WATER CONDITIONS

Conservation Pool Elevation: 260 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 1-2 feet
Normal Clarity: Clear to slightly stained

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