Twenty-four individuals from a variety of emergency response agencies spent two days here recently learning how best to communicate the facts of a situation to the general public.

The training they received was developed in response to Presidential Directive 5 in the aftermath of  the Sept. 11 events in New York City, but applied to all kinds of hazards.

The two trainers, from the Texas Engineering Extension Service, were brought here by the Clinton County Emergency Management Agency.

Read the entire story in today's Clinton Herald.