By CHRIS AGEE | firstname.lastname@example.org
Trucks traveled through neighborhoods Monday evening delivering the second round of insecticide spraying of the summer.
According to Mineral Wells Director of Public Works Bobby Baker, the spraying is routine and was not influenced by a spike in Metroplex-area illness and death from the West Nile Virus.
“We’re scheduled to spray twice a month,” he said. “Of course, weather is a big factor in that, whether it’s raining or the wind is blowing or whatever.”
There have been no reported cases of West Nile in Palo Pinto County, but a 12th death was linked to the disease in Dallas County Monday.
In the Dallas-Fort Worth area, at least 20 individuals have died from the virus along with a Denton County woman.
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