Deer season officially began last weekend and, despite the humid and warm conditions, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department predicted that hunters would still turn out in droves. Hunting prospects are expected to be good across the state, regardless of the weather, according to wildlife biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). The general deer hunting season began on Saturday, November 4 and runs through January 7, 2018, in North Texas; January 21, 2018,…"Texas Deer Season Starts With a Bang: Experts Predict a Good Season"
It is widely known that Texas is a diverse state. From urban settings to rural communities, the Lone Star State has it all, and along with differentiated populations comes uniques place names. Some city names are difficult to pronounce, such as those found in this Texas Hill Country article. Others were inspired by a variety of sources, including the Bible. Here, we have listed three Texas towns whose names have Biblical roots. 1. Joppa, Texas…"3 Texas Towns Whose Unique Names Have Biblical Roots"
At 84-years-old, Mary Grams of Alberta, Canada assumed she would never see the diamond ring she received in 1951 ever again. She lost it in 2004 while she was tending to her garden and was never able to uncover it. “I went to the garden for something and then I don’t know I seen this big, big weed and I don’t know why I had to pull it. I should have left it or at…"Woman Finds a Long Lost Ring Banded Around a Carrot in Her Garden"
Brady, Texas is truly the heart of Texas, with its relative geographically center location in Texas. It is located in McCulloch County. The city is named after Brady Creek, which runs through the town. Brady started out as a ranching and farming community. The climate ranges from chilly winters to warm, humid summers. Texas Hill Country is known for their love of music. Brady, Texas is home to the Country Music Museum. The museum will…"Brady, Texas is truly the heart of Texas"
Despite the Houston Astros beating out the New York Yankees for the World Series bid, Jimmy Fallon shared in the excitement of the Astros World Series Championship win against the L.A. Dodgers by having José Altuve on the “Tonight Show.” Altuve came out to a standing ovation on the “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” Thursday, November 2. Only a day after his team’s historic World Series win, Altuve jetted off to New York to talk…"José Altuve Shares World Series Win With Jimmy Fallon"
The Astrodome Conservancy and Harris County are in the planning stages of organizing a huge bash celebrating the “Eighth Wonder of the World” which is tentatively set for April 9, 2018. The Texas Historical Commission in Austin designated the Astrodome a State Antiquities Landmark earlier this year, which includes other Texas historical buildings such as the State Capitol, and the Alamo, to name some notable sites. Much like the bash that was held in honor…"Houston Astrodome Bash Planned for Houstonians in 2018"
A Corpus Christi Tex-Mex joint has one of the most unbeatable food challenges in all of Texas. Chaco’s Taco, located at 3700 Ayers Street, has a nearly 4-pound breakfast taco challenge. The entire meal to be eaten in under just 10 minutes to win. Not surprisingly, barely anyone has managed to complete the feat the two decades that the restaurant has been open. Chacho’s Tacos owner Mary Gutierrez told MySanAntonio that only a handful of…"Only a Few People Have Ever Finished This Insane Texas Taco Challenge"
by DANIELLA SILVA, RIMA ABDELKADER, ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, EMILY PANDISE and PETE WILLIAMS A gunman opened fire inside a rural Texas church on Sunday, killing about 25 people and injuring at least another 10, officials said. “Approximately 25 people” were deceased, including the gunman, following the shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackett told NBC News A single shooter walked into the church and opened fire, Wilson County Commissioner Albert…"Texas Church Shooting: Two Dozen Parishioners Killed"
In a new bill being proposed by Republicans meant to cut tax breaks, one of the targets of the bill, is the NFL. While the code also accomplishes other tasks, such as preventing house “flippers” from being tax exempt, and requiring Universities to pay taxes on endowments, a main target is the NFL. Politicians have been vocally opposed to the anthem protests taking place in the NFL right now, and the NFL ownership has proven…"NFL Receives A Major Hit From Republicans With New Bill"
ACKSONVILLE, TX (KLTV) – Two people are in custody and more arrests are expected after the theft of a toy vending machine led detectives to discover a series of burglaries and a marijuana grow. Early Wednesday morning, Jacksonville Police Department officers responded to a burglary when a resident reported seeing two men dragging an item across Austin Street into an alley behind Dairy Queen. When officers arrived, they discovered the suspects were dragging a stolen…"Stolen vending machine leads to discovery of burglaries, marijuana grow"