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Time to get the trash out of Medina Lake

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

A group of concerned citizens have banded together to organize the clean up of Medina Lake. Operation Lake Trash Day will be held Saturday, April 21.

All items pulled from the lakebed may be delivered to the County Waste Collection Station on 8th Street, across from Lakehills United Methodist Church, where it will be accepted at no charge.

Collection hours are from 8 am until noon, and from 1 pm until 5 pm.

Precinct 2 County Commissioner Bobby Harris made the arrangements through Commissioners Court to offer this free trash collection special for his constituents.

Organizers urge residents of the area to take this opportunity to pull barrels, metal and other trash from the lake at this time.

"Please cooperate by collecting only trash from the lake bed," said spokesman Sharon Halliday Edwards. "Absolutely no household trash, please!"

Get some friends and neighbors together and make this a team effort to beautify Medina Lake.

For more information, call Edwards at 210-837-1131, or email shalliday2@yahoo.com; or call Karen Ripley at 830-688-1131.

Pictured: Courtesy photo
Low water levels have revealed a lot of trash on the bed of Medina Lake. Concerned residents have set aside Saturday, April 21, to pull out as much lake trash as possible. The trash will be collected at no charge at the 8th Street county trash collection station in Lakehills.