Terry County Harvest Festival will be here soon!

The 74th Annual Terry County Harvest Festival will be celebrated on Thursday, September 30, and Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2. This event annually brings people into town to celebrate, shop, eat and have fun! This year’s theme is God Bless Texas!. The festivities begin with the Annual Talent...
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What Happens If A Plane Lowers Its Gear At Cruising Altitude?

Particularly when sitting towards the center of an airliner, the noise of an aircraft’s landing gear being lowered is fairly conspicuous. These wheels are typically deployed shortly before a flight lands, and, for keen-eared passengers, they are a surefire sign that touchdown is imminent. However, briefly delving into the realms of the hypothetical, why don’t we have a look at what might happen if a plane’s gear was to be lowered during its cruise.
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Explained: Why Are Cruise Ships So Big?

Until you’re actually next to one, it’s almost impossible to truly appreciate just how big modern cruise ships are. While just a few decades ago they were relatively modest in size, the average tonnage of a new ship has exploded in recent years. Compare Royal Caribbean’s Oasis-class ships, which are...
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Parents: Disney Cruise Crew Should’ve Stopped Our 3-Year-Old’s Sexual Assault

Two Vermont parents have filed a $20 million lawsuit against the Disney Cruise Line, alleging that crew members failed to intervene when their 3-year-old girl, identified as “RV,” was “sexually assaulted by a significantly older child” and another passenger. The alleged assault happened aboard a seven-day cruise from Port Canaveral, Florida, and was captured on CCTV, in “plain view” of the staff, the lawsuit claims. The parents of the little girl say she is in “extreme emotional and mental anguish.”

California makes zero-emission autonomous vehicles mandatory by 2030

“We’re grateful for California’s leadership in ensuring this will be the industry standard,” said Prashanthi Raman, head of global government affairs at Cruise, in a statement to Engadget. “The AV industry is primed to lead the way in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in cities, and it’s why we’ve operated an all-electric, zero-emissions fleet from the start.” Cruise backed SB 500 through its involvement with the , a group that also includes .

Passport card vs. passport book: What documents do I need to cruise?

You’re traveling internationally on your next cruise, so you go to order a passport … and realize that the process isn’t as straightforward as you thought. The U.S. State Department can issue you a passport book or a passport card. Which do you need for your cruise, and do you actually need a passport at all? Cue the hand-wringing.

10 best cruises to book for a 2022 holiday at sea

So many places, so little time - and the best cruises for 2022 are ideal for seeing as much of the world as you can, now that travel has resumed. One of our favourite things about a cruise is that you can visit multiple bucket-list destinations in one holiday and discover new treasures on your way. The best cruises let you explore places you simply can’t reach on foot, like deep green Icelandic fjords and the icebergs of Alaska’s Inside Passage.

Registration Now Open for China Cruise Shipping 15 in Guangzhou

The 15th China Cruise Shipping Conference (CCS) will be held in Guangzhou from November 16 to November 18 in 2021 with registration now open from the China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA). CCYIA is co-organizing the event which is hosted by The People's Government of Guangzhou Municipality and China...

Islands of Tahiti Position to Small and Medium-Sized Cruise Ships

New cruise regulations come into force in French Polynesia from Jan. 1, 2022. According to Tahiti Cruise Club, they are as follows:. favor year-round turnaround ships based in French Polynesia and of small and medium capacities (up to 700 passengers);. allow transpacific repositioning of turnaround ships with the capacity of...

Parents Say Tot Daughter, 2, Was Sexually Abused & Excessively Groped Aboard Disney Cruise

Two parents from Vermont have filed a lawsuit against Disney Cruiseline after they say nothing was done to stop their toddler daughter from being sexually abused. According to court documents, the incident happened during a 7-day cruise in 2020, while a 2-year-old girl, identified as “R.V.” was in the care of the Disney Youth Club staff. The lawsuit states that the child was groped and sexually touched by a 12-year-old and “did not have the physical capability to break through the physical restraint.”

Royal Caribbean CEO Fain: ‘We’re Showing How Safe Cruising Is’

Royal Caribbean Group Chairman and CEO Richard Fain has highlighted the work the company has done since the pandemic. According to him, by November 2021 the group’s subsidiaries will have carried over one million cruise passengers since the restart. “We wanted to show in a tangible way how safe and...

Tom Cruise Worried About John Travolta Distancing Himself From Scientology?

Is Tom Cruise worried his fellow Scientologist John Travolta is distancing himself from the church? One tabloid claims the church is scrambling to recruit more celebrities. Let’s take a look at the story. Tom Cruise On Mission To Save Scientology?. A recent edition of Woman’s Day reports Tom Cruise is...

Carnival Stock Gains After Q3 Results

Carnival Corp & plc (NYSE: CCL) (NYSE: CUK) reported third-quarter results with a net loss of $(2.84) billion and an adjusted net loss of $(1.99) billion. The company ended the quarter with $7.8 billion of liquidity, believes it to be sufficient to return to full cruise operations. For Cruise segments,...

The 14 Most Dangerous Mission: Impossible Stunts, Ranked Worst To Best

"Mission: Impossible" premiered on CBS in 1966 as an upside down "Topkapi" riff that left the conniving to the good guys. For creator Bruce Geller, expertise was the point. Characters and plots were left blank and blurry, forcing viewers to join the Impossible Missions Force or be left in the high-tech dust. Fun only got in the way; Geller famously scolded star Peter Graves for smiling at the end of an episode.
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Real Betis cruise to victory over Osasuna

Real Betis cruised to victory over Osasuna on Thursday at the Estadio El Sadar with a 3-1 win. Osasuna had been hopeful of continuing their run after winning their last match whilst Betis had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Espanyol. Betis started strongly in...

China Completes Structural Assembly for its First Large Cruise Ship

Construction of China’s first domestically built large cruise ship marked a key milestone in mid-September as structural work was completed. Assembly for the 135,500 gross ton cruise ship began in November 2020 with construction scheduled to be completed in 2023. The cruise ship is being built at China State Shipbuilding...

Cruise Ship Headed Back to Florida After New Orleans Charter

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s ship Grand Classica is on her way back home to Florida from New Orleans after completing a nearly month-long charter to aid in hurricane relief efforts. Since September 6, Grand Classica has been docked at the Port of New Orleans, housing over 600 workers as they...