A 14-year-old Texas boy, Akash, makes Scripps National Spelling Bee history as the only competitor to appear 6 timesWilliamNewsBreak Contributor
The West Texas Hidden Wine RouteJoshua H.NewsBreak Contributor
Party Time Is Over: Chain Forced to Close Three Texas LocationsAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
SAISD mourns the loss of local elementary teacher
SAN ANGELO, Texas (Concho Valley Homepage) — San Angelo ISD released a statement on June 6, 2023, mourning the loss of one of their own – elementary teacher Angela Hollon. According to a release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Hollon had been traveling northbound in southbound lanes on FM 1692, attempting to pass […]
This Massive General Store in Texas Has Been Named One of the Best General Stores in the United States
Disclaimer:The following information is updated for 2023. It is for educational purposes. If you live in the state of Texas and you're looking to go to a general store for some items, you should consider putting this store on your list.
Tom Green County jail logs: June 7, 2023
From 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, to 7 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 24 people were booked into the Tom Green County Detention Center.
Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill addressing catalytic converter thefts
Gov. Greg Abbott is expected Tuesday afternoon to sign a bill into law that creates new criminal offenses surrounding the theft of catalytic converters.
Massive Wave of Tarantulas Cross Texas- Will They Make It To Lubbock?
It seems our spiders, and their migrations, are one of the many things that are bigger in Texas. Meet the Texas Brown Tarantula (aka: A. hentzi), whose leg span can reach over 4 inches, and who can weigh up to 3 ounces (about the same as a deck of cards). This chubby, fuzzy one is a female:
San Angelo pOpshelf now open
San Angelo residents can now pop on in to a brand new value retail store. "pOpshelf is an exciting, new retail store that offers customers an affordable and fun shopping experience with the vast majority of items priced at $5 or less," according to a news release. "Customers can expect a fun, joyful and guilt-free shopping experience as they browse a selection of on-trend seasonal and home décor, health and beauty must-haves, home cleaning supplies, household and specialty items, arts and crafts, party planning and entertaining needs, toys and much more."
WARNING: Be Alert Texas, It’s Mating Season For This One Animal
Texas nature, there's nothing like it is there? For me personally, I got to experience my first ever bluebonnet season recently, and it just brought about feelings that I've never had before. It was just so pretty, and there were so many of them!. But there's more to nature than...
Texas Governor Implements Eight New Public Safety Laws
Governor Greg Abbott has enacted eight public safety laws, passed during the regular session. Notably, House Bill 1442 allows officers to seize vehicles involved in street racing or roadway takeovers, and Senate Bill 224 makes possessing stolen catalytic converters a felony. Catalytic converter thefts have skyrocketed over 1000% in recent years.
Two New H-E-B Value Stores Announced Today as Coming to Texas
The new markets will be value iterations. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:ScrapeHero.com and NBCDFW.com.
Is It Legal or Illegal to Park In Front of Someone’s House in Texas?
We have all had it happen to us at some point, there is a vehicle that shows up in front of your home and you have no idea who it belongs to. It almost makes you go into detective mode because why on earth would someone choose to park in front of your house? While most people hate the idea of some random vehicle being parked in front of their home, is it illegal to park there or is it legal, just a bit irritating?
Three of Texas’ most wanted arrested
Three of the most wanted fugitives in Texas were arrested last month, according to a statement issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday, June 2, 2023.
Firefighters' Coffee Venture, Firegrounds Coffee, Reaches Walmart Shelves in Texas
Dallas firefighters and military veterans, Paul Clarke and Kyle London, have seen their coffee venture, Firegrounds Coffee, prosper as it enters over 300 Walmart stores in Texas. The inception of their coffee company dates back to 2018 when Clarke, during his deployment in Iraq, grew weary of the coffee they were receiving. Upon resuming his civilian job as a Dallas firefighter, he resolved to create his own coffee company, collaborating with fellow firefighter and Army veteran, Kyle London.
Florida Law Enforcement on the Texas Border with Mexico
Brownsville Texas - Wednesday June 7, 2023: Florida law enforcement and emergency management teams deployed to the Texas border with Mexico have "made contact with 5,800 undocumented migrants", and assisted the Texas Department of Public Safety with more than 190 arrests, according to a release from the Governor's Office. On...
Texas residents speak on unenforced ordinance for decriminalizing marijuana
Back in November, voters in Denton passed an ordinance to decriminalize low-level marijuana offenses. Today, it's still not being enforced.
Wrong way driver dies in crash with tractor trailer near Mereta
TOM GREEN COUNTY, Texas — A Mereta woman died Sunday morning when the SUV she was driving collided with a tractor trailer. The Texas Department of Public Safety said in a preliminary crash report that Angela Kay Hollon, 46, of Mereta, was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of FM 1692. The report said it was unknown why Hollon was in the southbound lane.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issues disaster declaration for Texas Panhandle, surrounding regions
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that a disaster declaration has been issued for the regions impacted by severe storms and flooding that began in late May and have continued into early June. According to a news release from Abbott’s office, the declaration covers the Amarillo area, […]
More Death And Destruction Is Coming To Texas Highways
I think we all know how crazy it is on the Texas highways and it's about to get worse. Do you know why there are treads on your tires? It's so you don't slip on the roads and so you can stop properly. Bald tires are also prone to blowouts which can result in injury or death to the driver and/or the people they might run into. The tires are just one part of the picture. What use are brakes? Have you ever had to honk your horn for safety reasons? I'm sure you're the best driver ever and can handle all these problems, but how do you feel about someone else coming at you with a car that has these problems?
DPS: One dead after traveling in oncoming traffic
This caused the Ford Explorer to collide with a Freightliner towing a trailer in the southbound lane head-on.
Here’s How Your Kids Can Bowl for Free in North Texas This Summer
Apparently since 2007, a website has partnered up with bowling centers throughout the country to offer kids two free games of bowling on select days throughout the summer. The website says, "This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer." If you want to sign your kids up, get them registered on the site and find a bowling alley near you. Here are the bowling alleys in North Texas that are a part of the program.
Woman Killed in Rural Wreck Sunday Morning
DPS officers are looking into what happened as a 46-year-old woman from. Mereta died in a 2 vehicle crash 1 mile north of Mereta on FM 1692 Sunday. morning. Dead at the scene was Angela Kay Hollon. Her Ford Explorer was in. the wrong lane and collided with a Tractor...
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