Plastic bags are eyesore

Photo Contest

Where do you read the newspaper? The Uvalde Leader-News is again accepting photo submissions from people reading the newspaper in far-flung or unique geographical locations. The newspaper first held the contest in 2013 and received dozens of entries, which appeared one at a time on the front page of each edition of the newspaper – for nearly one year.Simply e-mail, mail or bring your photos into us on or before Dec. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the contest. Pictures will be judged on location, originality and authenticity and should be accompanied by a brief description...
We don’t expect everyone to rush pell-mell to climb aboard this train, but what if we started a dialogue about the need to reduce the number of plastic bags that are clogging our yards, pastures, roadways and rivers? Clearly the sacks are an eyesore and at the same time useful. How does one visit a store – whether it be grocery, convenience, general merchandise or other – without needing a container for purchases?
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