MIDLAND, Texas — The late Gary Painter, former sheriff of Midland County, will soon be honored with a life-size statue.

According to the Midland County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, Texan artist Bruce Greene will sculpt the life size bronze statue honoring Sheriff Painter.

The project will be totally funded by donations and no taxpayer funds will be involved.

If you would like to contribute to the project you can call 432-687-2167 for credit card donations or mail a check to:

Sheriff Painter Bronze
PO Box 11225
Midland, TX 79702 

It's official Famed Texas artist, Bruce Greene, will begin work on life-size bronze sculpture honoring the late Sheriff Painter. No taxpayer funds will be involved, to be totally funded by proud...