Highway marker dedication for fallen trooper Nov. 21

A marker dedication ceremony honoring State Trooper Jerry Don Davis will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. in the Slaton High School Gymnasium, 105 N. 20th St.

Davis was killed on U.S. Hwy. 84 in 1980 and fundraisers were conducted to help raise money for the memorial markers. They will be placed on the section of highway that passes along Slaton.

The Texas Department of Public Safety, Slaton Area Endowment, Department of Public Safety Officers Association and the Lubbock Law Enforcement Citizens Academy Alumni Association also have contributed to the event.

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