Texas Bill Letting College Students Carry Guns on Campus Advances
The Texas House has moved the Lone Star State a large step forward in the Republican-led battle to require college campuses to allow students to “pack heat” at school. By a vote of 101-47, the House passed preliminary approval legislation just minutes before a midnight deadline would have postponed... Read more
State Parks Recovering from Recent Storms
Floods Damage More Than Half of Texas State Park System AUSTIN— Torrential storms that have continued to hammer much of the state for more than a week now are leaving their mark on Texas’ State Park system. As of Wednesday, more than 50 state parks report some damage as... Read more
Game Warden Field Notes
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Not Just Drugs But Assault Too After seeing two individuals in the woods on the roadside, an Ellis County game warden stopped next to a vehicle parked partially on the road and noticed signs... Read more
Recreational Anglers Get 10-Days in Federal Waters for Red Snapper
AUSTIN –Texas recreational anglers will have just 10 days to catch the popular sport fish in Gulf of Mexico federal waters this summer unless they hire a charter vessel under new framework announced by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The recreational season in federal waters is set for... Read more
No, An iPhone Didn’t Save An Englishman Man From A Shotgun Blast
Dozens of general news sites are carrying some variation of this “an iPhone saved his life!” story today. They problem is, that story probably isn’t exactly true: A 25-year-old man who was shot in the chest is alive, thanks to an Apple iPhone he had in his pocket. Nineteen-year-old Ryan... Read more
Oklahoma Man Gets Bitten by Snake While Walking and Texting (VIDEO)
For those folks out there that have been dealing with the torrential rain in Texas, this next story is a nice reminder to watch your step. Oklahoma roller rink DJ Tim Malone was walking through the parking lot at his place of employment and was pretty much zoned out and... Read more
2016 F-150 offers Pro Trailer Backup Assist System
No matter how often you do it, backing up your pickup to connect with a boat trailer is no fun. Ford recognizes that and, for the 2016 F-150 they are going to offer a backup system that allows you to steer your trailer by turning a knob left or... Read more
Video: Alligator Viciously Tears Bumper Off Truck
Do you think you’re safe from North America’s largest reptile just because you’re in a truck? Think again, because this man found out firsthand what happens when you mess with an angry gator… Read full story on OutdoorHub.com Read more