Mosquito district petition drive goes into high gear
With the less than two weeks left before a self-imposed deadline expires, a group of Havreites is escalating its campaign to create a local mosquito district.
"I think we're about halfway there," Hill County weed coordinator and mosquito district proponent Terry Turner said today. "The next week will be critical."
The group wants to collect signatures from a quarter of the registered voters in the proposed district by July 21.
They have to have the signatures by then in order to give the Hill County County Commission sufficient time to get a funding measure for the district on the November...