Former resident tells of struggles he and other Houstonians face after Hurricane Harvey Now that floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey are beginning to recede, Houstonians are starting the very difficult process of cleaning up after the disaster. Among the people helping with that process is Cody Akin, who is serving a mission in Houston for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His parents, Larry and Maurine Akin of Powell, received an email from him on Monday — the first direct communication they had from him since Hurricane Harvey struck the Houston area. His father, Larry Akin of Powell, said Cody is living in Alvin, a suburb of Houston. “Even though he didn’t have to evacuate, he and his companion were forced to stay in their...
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Missionary from Powell helping with cleanup in Houston