Lubbock-area news for 7/21/2017

Lubbock unemployment rate 3.9% in June Thousands Sign Online Petition Against LP&L, Confused about Utility Bills VIDEO – much of this is ridiculous. The bills are VERY easy to read and separate out electric from water, etc. You can read your own damn water meter without calling the city too. The one person may have […]
Source: Pratt on Texas


Abilene-area news for 7/21/2017

Abilene unemployment rate 4.7% in June report ACU student’s small business allows him to graduate debt-free  VIDEO 4-H Horse Show rides into town Saturday Wylie ISD schedules meet-the-teacher night Texas Doctor from India publishes book: Cowboys and Indian: A Doctor’s First Year in Texas Abilene elementary school broken into, vandalized Abilene Police Blotter 7/21/2017 Heavy […]
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Democrats provide free circus at Texas Capitol

One fun thing about the first called session of the Texas Legislature which began Tuesday is the theater of malcontented useful idiots being turned out by leftist Democrat front organizations. “More than 350 people called together by a coalition of social advocacy groups and Democratic-leaning political organizations rallied on the south steps of the state […]
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Lubbock-area news for 7/20/2017

Mayors meet in secret and claim no talk of legislative called session – a key political leader wrote me this: “They talked for five hours and I27 never came up? So much for regional collaboration, the stated purpose of the meeting. Liars. All they were doing was planning their anti-Abbott, -Patrick strategy. More Former Lubbock […]
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Abilene-area news for 7/20/2017

Abilene ISD is reworking their old gyms at Cooper and Abilene High. VIDEO Taylor County feeling effect of rise in CPS cases VIDEO Closure of SH 351, I-20 intersection planned for Monday, July 24 Clack Street lane changes confuse drivers Wylie ISD schedules Meet-the-Teacher night Local restaurant to hold celebration for new downtown mural ‘Creepy’ […]
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Wichita Falls-area news for 7/20/2017

JPs suggest trimming autopsies to save funds District clerk says timing not good to cut jobs – there isn’t a good time, you make the cuts when you don’t have the $ WFISD makes much-needed band instrument purchase What’s Happening This Weekend in Wichita Falls? Tryouts Being Held at The Pro Wrestling Hall Of Fame! […]
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Texana 7/20/2017

Why does everyone hate Texas? – they don’t but this is pretty good Iconic Alamo Heights mansion sells in ‘surprising’ amount of time Rose festival royalty and their mothers bond during ‘Everything’s Comin’ Up Roses’ brunch VIDEO You know you grew up in Texas if … Texas celebrities: Where they are really from Hotter’N Hell […]
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TTU-LGBTQIA – what about R, S, Z, U or W?

In a story exclusive to Pratt on Texas, we learned about Texas Tech using taxpayer money to propagandize faculty and staff about sex changes. An entire department was called together by university bureaucrats who proceeded to give the scholars a lesson on so-called “gender identity” and the grammar professors should and should not use in […]
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Listener email: Do your “sapes” need service?

Listener Club member Brad submitted this photo taken in Lubbock  and wrote: “Let’s see… Probably spent some decent cash on the sign, and either made the decision to mount it anyway, or was as clueless as the person who designed it. Public School strikes again!” I don’t know about Brad but my “sapes” need servicing […]
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Lubbock-area news for 7/19/2017

Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope opposed to property tax & other reforms Regional mayors meet in Lubbock, strategize behind closed doors – they are awfully afraid of the voters who elected them having much say in local government. Lane closures scheduled in east Lubbock Texas House Passes Grant for Texas Tech University TTU Starts Phase One […]
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