GM teases with 2016 Chevy Silverado
It’s not a lot, but it is something. Today the powers-that-be at General Motors have given us a first look at the updated Chevy Silverado for 2016. Not as extensive an overhaul as the completely redesigned 2014 model, but some distinctive changes do refresh the look, especially of the... Read more
Whataburger Tells Customers: Don’t Openly Carry Guns In Our Restaurants
Texas-based Whataburger is asking customers not to openly carry guns in its restaurants. In June, Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation that lets Texans with licenses wear handguns in plain sight – in a hip or shoulder holster. The law is set to take effect Jan. 1, 2016. Business owners... Read more
Photo Shows Squirrel Eating a Snake at Guadalupe Mountains National Park
PINE SPRINGS, TX — You may want to think twice the next time you want to get up close and personal with the squirrels that hang out in your local park. The National Park Service sent out this picture of a rock squirrel in West Texas eating a snake. The photo... Read more
The Top 10 Deadliest Snakes in North America
These guys are why we have the big boots. There are over 20 species of venomous snakes in North America. In the United States, there is at least one species of venomous snake in every state except Alaska. About 8,000 people are bitten every year, but thanks to modern medicine,... Read more
Gator killed, officials find remains of man inside body
A customer at Burkart’s Marina in Orange on Monday said he shot and killed an 11-foot alligator he believed was involved in a deadly attack on an Orange man Friday. The man, who identified himself only as “Bear,” said he set a trap out of his boat with chicken as... Read more
This Texas-sized centipede belongs in a horror movie
This is a Texas Redhead centipede. This is what nightmares are made of. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) released this photo on Facebook Friday of a redheaded centipede—with its long black body, yellow pointy legs, red head and antennas—latched on to a broom in Garner State Park in the... Read more
Massive alligator killed behind house at Rayburn, suspected in killing neighborhood pets
A massive alligator, which is suspected in the disappearance of several dogs and cats in the area, was killed on Tuesday evening when it came out of the water and was found behind a house on Wingate Drive in Rayburn Country. According Gary Pullen, who is also a sergeant with the... Read more
Has a Chupacabra Been Found? Texas ManSays This Picture Proves It Has
“It’s too big for a coyote,” Philip Oliveira said of the animal carcass he keeps frozen in a cooler on his back porch in Rockdale, Texas. According to the Austin American-Statesman, this is one of the latest cases of people claiming to have found or seen a mythical, blood-sucking creature... Read more