AUSTIN â€“ The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 8 â€“ March 17, one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target intoxicated drivers are funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.
Are your children buckled up correctly? Research shows that more than eight out of ten children's car seats are installed incorrectly!
The Hutchinson County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is sponsoring a Car Seat Checkup to be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fritch Fire Department, 105 S. Hoyne.
Parents are encouraged to bring their child to the event and to know their child's weight and height.
For more information, contact Megan Parr, CEA-FCS, Hutchinson County, at 806-878-4026.
We only get a brief break in the clouds through the first half of the day today before more clouds roll into the area this afternoon. It will be a breezy and mild day with highs in the lower to middle 70s. The wind will blow from the south at 15 to 25 mph.