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DPS Increases Highway Enforcement for Click It or Ticket, Memorial Day Weekend

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to remind drivers to travel safely as we close out May and head into the Memorial Day holiday. Monday, May 24, through Monday, May 31, Texas Highway Patrol Troopers will participate in Click It or Ticket, an enforcement campaign to encourage people to wear their seat belt, as well as Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort), looking for drivers who are intoxicated, speeding or breaking other traffic laws. Troopers will also watch for drivers not following the state’s Move Over, Slow Down law.

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Commissioners Proclaim Women’s Health Week

Pictured in the proclamation photo are SPCDPH employees, front row, from left to right: Belia Rodriguez, WIC Administrative Assistant, Elisa Gomez, Community-Based Program Clerk/ Health Education Aide, Nicole Alonzo, TXPAN Community Health Liaison, Howard Gillespie, Precinct 4 Commissioner, Kathleen Flowers-Madrigal, Community and Clinical Health Bridge Project Health Educator, Yolanda Chapa, WIC Clerk/Peer Counselor, and Rebecca Burris, WIC Clerk; and second row, left to right: Gary Moore, Precinct 2 Commissioner, Sonia Lopez, Precinct 1 Commissioner, and Lilly Wilkinson, Precinct 3 Commissioner. Contributed Photo

The annual San Patricio County Crop Tour is slated for June 1

The annual San Patricio County Crop Tour is slated for June 1, from 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The tour will begin with registration at the Butter Churn Restaurant, 104 E. Sinton Street, Sinton, at 2:30 p.m. and the bus will depart at 3 p.m. There will be two stops on the tour this year. The first will be the County Replicated Grain Sorghum Trial on the Andrew Miller Farm, 9190 CR 3663, NE of Taft and the second will be the County Cotton RACE Trial on the Rieder Farm, 17100 FM 3089 NW of Sinton. Extension Specialist and seed industry representatives will be on hand to discuss crop and insect management as well as the hybrids and varieties growing in the tests.

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Aransas Pass Progress


346 S. Houston

Aransas Pass, TX 78336


P.O. Box 2100

Aransas Pass, TX 78336


361-758-5391