Ever wondered what grocery stores do with all of the produce and bakery items they don't sell? Sometimes it's donated or recycled, and sometimes it just plain goes to waste. East Texas stores have been graded on accountability, prevention, and recycling, and one of them gets an F.
Ya gotta give this Texan credit for taking the time to write down his license plate numbers nice and big with a Sharpie and put them on a piece of cardboard and fasten that to his Honda. But it didn't fly with police.
The Rangers and Astros don't crack the Top Ten on the Forbes' list of Major League Baseball's most valuable franchises, but that doesn't seem to bother Texans one bit. In fact, we kinda rebel against the richest teams, don't we?
Pre-chopped romaine lettuce is part of a huge recall right now over fears about E.coli, and some people have had to be hospitalized and a few even have kidney failure. But no Texans fallen ill yet after eating it.
The package in your fridge will list one specific growing area that's the big c…
My kids asked me yesterday if they would get thrown into jail for plucking a bluebonnet, so I decided to do my duty as a parent and research that pressing question. Is it illegal to pick bluebonnet in Texas?
Do you know what it takes to build a rocket? East Texas has some smart kids, and their creativity is paying off. After a regional rocket competition, several Texas teams are moving on to the national finals next month in Washington DC.
The Houston Renaissance Festival takes place every fall, and Scarborough Faire is the North Texas option for the spring. That's open now, and it's the place to go if you're craving one of those sausage-wrapped Scotch Eggs to go with a little jousting.
It's festival season in East Texas, and it's high time we enter some chili cook-offs, check out some car shows, ride some carnival rides, and eat some food on a stick. If we hop in the car on any given weekend, it's likely we can roll into festival somewhere, and Gladewater has a good…
If you don't pay the tolls you owe in Texas, you could be in big trouble. But there's ones state that's tougher on those who don't pay up, and in that state you can be convicted of a felony for having outstanding tolls. Toll roads have had it! And here's what you need to …
It was fun while it lasted, but finding that surprise 5-dollar bill in the pocket of some old jeans is becoming more rare. Lots of Texans are opting not to carry any cash at all, and if we do have paper money in our wallets it's probably less than $25
Wine drinkers unite. The new Jon Bon Jovi wine should be coming to Texas in a month or two, and it's supposed to be quite tasty. You might be seeing this at barbecues this summer as an option to go with the Shiner.
Kids can get two free games of bowling EVERY DAY this summer, and all we have to do is sign them up. This program keeps growing, and now might be the time to petition our favorite bowling alleys to get more of them involved. Some that are a short drive away will be part of it.
Texans don't like to underachieve, and this is new evidence. Some of our neighbors in East Texas have had success stringing together a whole lot of dishes of ice cream to set the Guinness World Record for the longest sundae, but did they get to eat it before the inevitable melt?
There are several theaters in East Texas that honor MoviePass, and using the pass at those theaters just got cheaper. A month after lowering the monthly fee to $7.95, the subscription price has fallen by another buck.
Now that spring is here and we've got warmer weather, the kindness rock movement is about to get an infusion of energy. The next two weekends will be prime times to paint, hide, and find colorful new rocks, but there are some rules we'll need to keep in mind.