Wichita Co. Inmates to Help with Special Olympics

Published 01/28 2013 05:21PM

Updated 01/28 2013 06:45PM

    Wichita County inmates continue to help area organizations as part of  the county's inmate work program.
    Today, county commissioners gave their approval for inmates to help the local chapter of Special Olympics.
    For the past three years, county inmates have helped load and set up the equipment needed for local Special Olympics competitions.
    Commissioners' approval today allows inmates to continue to help the organization in this way.
    Mike Strickland, who's the area director for Special Olympics Texas, says the inmates have been a tremendous help in the past and without them, some of the games might not be possible.

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