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Slippery conditions send vehicles into I-35 ditches



Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:41


(Pictured right) Weather is being blamed for a single vehicle accident Monday morning just north of Clear Lake on I-35.  Shala Strickland, 21, of Burkburnett, Texas, was southbound on I-35 when the vehicle she was driving apparently hit a patch of light snow.  


Early deadlines in effect for next two issues of your Mirror-Reporter



Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:39


The upcoming Christmas and New Years holidays on Tuesdays have forced a change in deadlines for the next two issues of the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter.  Although the newspaper will be published, as usual, on Wednesday Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, the deadline for each of those issues will be the preceding Thursday. 


School district responds to safety concerns



Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:37


In the aftermath of a mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut Friday, parents and school leaders here are re-evaluating the readiness of our schools to avert another tragedy.

Becky Chizek, a mother of two children attending Clear Lake Schools, attended Monday night’s School Board meeting to ask the Board what, if any, measures are in place to ensure the safety of our school children.


Pay attention: Three-way stop placed at North Shore intersection



Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:36


A three-way stop sign is expected to be in place today (Wednesday, Dec. 19) at the intersection of North Shore Drive and Buddy Holly Place.  

The Clear Lake City Council approved an ordinance allowing the three-way stop at its meeting Monday.  Enforcement of the traffic sign will begin immediately after placement.  

Public Works Director Joe Weigel noted the stop signs will be oversize (36-inches rather than the usual 30-inches) and will also be marked with flags to make drivers aware of the stop.  Previously traffic on North Shore Drive was not required to stop at Buddy Holly Place.  


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