Editor’s Note: Winkler County Commissioner Hope Fernandez Williams is communicating with her constituents via a column in her local newspaper titled “Your County Corner.” Our thanks to Commissioner Williams for sharing her latest column with our readers. There is a bill floating around Austin in need of a sponsor. This bill has been written by lawyers on behalf of an oil and … [Read more...] about Trucks: How Heavy is Too Heavy?
The Tobacco Settlement Permanent Trust Account Investment Advisory Committee approved $50 million for the year 2013 tobacco settlement distribution, the same as the previous year’s amount. According to the distribution report published by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), 158 counties received just under $6 million in reimbursements. Under the terms of a … [Read more...] about 158 Counties Receive $6 Million in Tobacco Money
Blue Mountain, the highest point of the Llano Estacado, and hills of white sand hundreds of miles from the ocean are natural features located here. Winkler County borders New Mexico and is approximately the halfway point between Fort Worth and El Paso. The presence of Native Americans can still be found in the camps and cave drawings they left behind and their arrowheads and … [Read more...] about Why Stop In Winkler County???