Closer Look Wrap Up 10/03/13
We sat down with Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter on the Upton County deputy killed in the line of duty. Painter said that their thoughts and prayers are with the community of McCamey and Kennedy’s family. He said this hits very close to home and is a senseless tragedy.
A program at ECISD is getting fathers more involved at school. The program is called the Watchdog Program. Fathers volunteer for one day during the school year and are another set of eyes for the school. It doesn’t have to be a father figure; uncles, grandfathers and even older brothers are welcome to volunteer.
We talked with US Congressman Pete Gallego on the government shutdown now in its third day. He has submitted a bill that if passed would stop pay for himself and other lawmakers until the shutdown ends.