Drought Lowers Lakes, Fails to Hydrate Herd; Experts Weigh In

City Wire

This week on The City Wire, the extreme drought continues it’s grip on the region. Jay Carter, CEO of Farmer’s Co-Op joins us to talk about how farmers are dealing with the lack of rainfall and excruciating heat. Carter also offers insight on those with home gardens. (It’s not all bad news.)

Jared Trammel with Beaver Lake’s Corp of Engineers talks about how the extreme drought is lowering lake levels each day. The landmark Monte Ne tower is exposed, which hasn’t happened in nearly a decade, as the fundraising to continues to rehab the tower that exists.

Crawford County Judge John Hall joins us to talk jail problems as the county searches for a spot to build a new holding place and the officials discuss the best way to propose a tax increase as such a touchy time in the economy.

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