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Texas Sheriffs Speak Out On Damage From Illegal Immigration
Jul 29, 2014 • Daily CallerBecause Texas is the nearest entry point for Central Americans, the state is experiencing the brunt of the unprecedented surge. Many of the women and children merely turn themselves over to the care of U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents charged ... More
Texas sales tax holiday set for early August
Jul 29, 2014 • KSAT San AntonioAUSTIN, Texas - The Texas annual sales tax holiday has been set for Aug. 8-10 as families prepare to send children back to school. Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the tax-free holiday ... More
Becker Vineyards Wins TX Wine Tribute's “Tall in Texas” Award
Jul 31, 2014 • Johnson City Record Courier, TXGRAPEVINE, TEXAS (July 28, 2014) – On Saturday, September 6, the 28th Annual GrapeFest – A Wine Experience will kick off festival week with the Texas Wine Tribute, a black-tie gala and one of the most prestigious annual Texas Wine Industry events. More
TX Republican slammed for using 'co*nass' slur to describe young Katrina victims
Jul 31, 2014 • Raw StoryA Texas state lawmaker was blasted by criticism on Wednesday for his use of an anti-Cajun slur to refer to Louisiana children who had to attend school in his state in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported. More
5 Great Central Texas-Style BBQ Joints Outside the Lone Star State
Jul 31, 2014 • Huffington Post (blog)BBQ's recent surge in popularity has helped break down geographical barriers, so that you can now enjoy an expertly smoked slice of moist Texas brisket without having to chase it with a side of 100-degree heat. Here are five BBQ joints from across the ... More
TX Teen Burned in 'Fire Challenge'
Jul 30, 2014 • WSAV-TV(KPRC) Bored teenagers and social media add up to a painful outcome for a 14-year-old boy in Crosby, Texas. Michael Symonette, 14, is happy to be home after suffering second-degree burns. He was playing the Fire Challenge game, a disturbing national ... More
Texas Citizens Volunteering to Recover Bodies of Undocumented
Jul 30, 2014 • Breitbart NewsResidents in Brooks Co., TX are getting deputized in an all-volunteer force to collect bodies of undocumented immigrant left by drug traffickers, KENS 5 news reported. Also according to KENS, in 2012, more than 200 bodies were recovered. Now with the ... More
UPDATE WITH PHOTOS: SPCA of Texas and Hunt County Constable Seize 222 ...
Jul 31, 2014 • Gilmer Mirror(HUNT COUNTY, TX/McKINNEY, TX); July 30, 2014-- Under the authority of the Hunt County Constable, the SPCA of Texas is seized 222 cruelly treated animals—166 dogs, 43 cats, 14 kittens and 13 puppies—on Wednesday, July 23 from a property in Wolfe ... More
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