SMITHVILLE — Saturday to Friday, May 22 through 28 is National Safe Boating Week. To kick off this week, Marine Operations Troopers will be all over the state offering boat equipment inspection stations Saturday, May 22.

The Patrol’s marine operations troopers are available to inspect the required equipment on a boat, at the owner's request, to make sure it is in compliance with state law.

At Smithville Lake, Troop A will be at the Camp Branch Marina boat ramp from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

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