With gas prices so high lately, its not just drivers that are being affected. Lawncare businesses are feeling the pinch as well.
They depend on gas to power the majority of their equipment and rising gas rates have hit them pretty hard. Some businesses use diesel trucks to haul their equipment, and theyre losing lots of income just driving to their worksites. "Were doing estimates," says Brady Drake of Drake Lawn Sprinkler. "So Im going anywhere, to Borger, to Olney, were going all over the place, to Amarillo to do estimates, and if you dont get that bid, you just wasted $125 which is what it costs to fill up a diesel truck."
A frightened dog was rescued on Sunday from a guardrail along a busy
highway. Animal Care Services said the pit bull-type dog was found
padlocked with a weighted chain to the guardrail on the I-10 access road
near West Avenue.
Students returned to class in Cleburne Monday, five days after a tornado
severely damaged two school buildings. Strong winds from the powerful
EF3 twister ripped away part of the roof at Gerard Elementary School.