Crockett Co. Goes Social

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The next time severe weather moves into West Tennessee, those who live in Crockett County will get an early warning, via a smart phone or the internet. Sheriff Troy Klyce said residents can now receive weather warnings and advisories that will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and Nixle. He said about 40 percent of residence in the county are not able to hear sirens that are in Bells and Alamo. He adds, between all three sites, at least 5,000 county residents have access to the warning information. “So, even if your regular phone line or your home line is down or even if you didn’t have power at all to your home, as long as your cell phones is working, you can still get messages and kinda know, what’s (going on) , and get those updates,” said Sheriff Troy Klyce of Crockett County. The sheriff’s department will use the service to inform the public beginning immediately to relay life-saving information.

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