Curry Democrats Adopt a
The Democrats of Curry County have adopted
a mile on 101 in Curry County between mile markers 347and 348.
With the placements of these signs, comes
the responsibility to clean both sides of the highway at least
two times per year.
Adopt-a-Highway program, also known as Sponsor-a-Highway in some
areas is a promotional campaign undertaken by U.S. states,
Provinces and Territories of Canada and national governments
outside North America to encourage volunteers to keep a section
of a highway free from litter. In exchange for regular litter
removal an organization (such as Cub Scouts, or Knights of
Columbus, for example) is allowed to have their name posted on a
sign in the section of the highways they maintain.
The program originated in the 1980s when
James Evans, an engineer for the Texas Department of
Transportation, saw debris flying out of a pickup truck bed.
Litter cleanup by the city was expensive, so Evans sought the
help of local groups to sponsor the cleaning of sections of the
So if you drive by and see a group of
people wearing brightly colored vests picking up trash that will
be the Democrats of Curry County! Give us a wave.