In 2015, winter storms resulted in numerous vehicle accidents, fatalities, and closures of schools and businesses. The ice stifled air and ground travel. Sadly, the icy roads claimed the lives of 5 motorists last winter; two on Interstate 10 in Crockett County, two near Mertzon and one near Rochester. Spring storms produced tornadoes, wind, hail, and floods that also threatened our livelihood, while drought and wildfires plagued area farmers and ranchers.
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