Monday Jul 14
Denver City man killed in motorcycle accident
A Denver City man is dead after a one vehicle crash in Fisher County. Officials say 46-year-old Patrick Dwayne Sanders was traveling on US-180 around 5:45 a.m. on July 12 when he failed to negotiate his Harley Davidson motorcycle around a curve in the road, entered a ditch, and stuck a culvert.
Homelessness being criminalized in Ballpark neighborhood? Advocacy group says yes
Patricia Calhoun's recent post about the Ballpark Neighborhood Association opposing a homeless-day-center proposal prompted a huge debate among Westword readers, with residents decrying a homelessness situation that's allegedly getting out of control pitted against folks who feel people down on their luck are being ostracized and turned into ... (more)
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Grant County tires turned into Texas roads
Courtesy photo Southwest Solid Waste Authority employees Charles Ortiz, and Jesse Anthony Zazueta remove tires from a front loader at the landfill and stack them in a semi-trailer to transport them to Denver City, Texas to be turned into crumb rubber.
Yoakum County still determined to elect commissioner; other counties hold runoff elections Tuesday
After Tim Addison and Alfred Martinez tied in the March 4 Republican primary, both candidates are giving the ballot box another try in a runoff election featuring several races in the South Plains and across the state.