Going back to the well
by Chip Latcham
03:00 PM, Friday, April 11
At the risk of sounding like Johnny One Note, we thought we’d sound the familiar alarm—again. On April 3, the city of Alice found itself without drinkable water. The Alice Echo-News reported, “Due to line break in the distribution system caused by...

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