Texana 4/25/2018

His Boots Were Made for the Pope, Rockers, and Fellow Texans Why Does Willie Nelson Still Do It? The Doting Father Who Robbed Armored Cars Seeing the Lone Star State From a Seat on the Texas Eagle – been on it many times Caprock Chronicles – Dagley, Durham die in plane crash in 1958 Lawrence […]
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Lubbock-area news for 4/25/2018

LP&L to Settle Out-of-Court for 2015 Crash Voters Seem Divided Over Coliseum/Auditorium Vote TTU Postdoctoral Research Fellow Receives Two-Year Grant from the USDA Texas Tech Hosts 13th Annual Burkhart Walk for Autism Awareness Texas Tech hosting Community Conversation about Water Conservation, May 1 BurkTech Players Host Spring Performance TTU: Summit to be hosted for first […]
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Abilene-area news for 4/25/2018

Cases in the news show why we need regular audits of entities spending tax money A new Abilene sports complex is back on city council’s radar. VIDEO Abilene State Supported Living Center could close – doubtful Salvation Army of Abilene in need of new Air Conditioning VIDEO Dyess Air Force Base Fire Department prepares for […]
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Wichita Falls-area news for 4/25/2018

Study: City toward low end of debt per capita – so that makes it good to add more debt? Is that how you judge success, having as much debt as others? Hundreds headed to vote early for the Wichita Falls bond VIDEO Community leaders stress importance of city bonds City & nonprofit hope to keep […]
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Cases in the news show why we need regular audits of entities spending tax money

“Coldspring residents near the courthouse square Monday afternoon were surprised to see San Jacinto County Sheriff Greg Capers leading County Judge John Lovett out of the courthouse in handcuffs. Lovett was arrested at around 12:23 p.m. after charges stemming from a July 2017 incident went before the grand jury and Lovett was indicted. “The grand […]
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Lubbock-area news for 4/24/2018

Total Number of Homeless in Lubbock County Drops by 101 Since 2017 Lubbock Experiences Strange Rumble in the Night — What Was It? April 28th: 20th annual Blue Ribbon Rally South Plains College student makes history, graduating at 15 years old TTU Police Blotter: Four thefts on campus Monday After Equipment Stolen, Local Photographer Gets […]
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Abilene-area news for 4/24/2018

Abilene council to hear possible expenditures VIDEO City could get “See Click Fix” app City could get “See Click Fix” app Campaign ad raises eyebrows with appearance from Abilene non-profit VIDEO Quick start: Early voting for Abilene city-school elections off with a bang Duo working to create non-profit, no-kill animal shelter HSU: Dr. Chris McNair […]
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Wichita Falls-area news for 4/24/2018

Protesters push against bond, tax increase Hundreds cast ballots early in Wichita Falls WFISD issues statement on lettuce recall Students Share Views of Schools and City – Voice of Wichita Falls Wichita Falls Circle Trail Tour Day is This Saturday Texas energy producers arrive for annual expo Man reportedly claims to be snake, assaults officers […]
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Comment & recommendations on the May 5th elections

Early voting in local elections is upon us having begun on Monday the 23rd of April. Early voting in these local elections runs through Tuesday, May 1st with Election Day being Saturday, May 5th. My advice is to endeavor to vote for those people, and those issues, which best protect or expand our Liberty and […]
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YETI sells out to the Left; Rejects the NRA?

The pressure of the Left seems to infect all areas of life, that’s the way they’ve designed it by the way. Brandon Morse writing for RedState reports: “On Sunday, Yeti decided they would no longer sell their products to the NRA. According to the NRA, Yeti offered no reason why this move happened.” For its […]
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