It’s been a hectic and costly year for us humans, but Texas wildlife appears to have weathered the COVID-19 storm just fine. Thanks to timely spring and early summer rains in some areas, habitat was still in fairly decent shape in late July and critters of all kinds were feeling the love.
This time of year has everyone itching to get outdoors. These do-it-yourself waterproof matches are a fun way to keep your kids busy while you pack up for your next camping adventure; and they can save your fire in a pinch.
Story by Jacqueline Malota | Photos by BP Media Group
Southern charm meets East Texas elegance in this breathtaking three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath custom home in the Spring Creek subdivision in Nacogdoches. A split bedroom layout offers both functionality and privacy in the 3,400-square-foot plan. Special features include extensive crown …
Unlike many East Texans, I didn’t grow up in a family that hunted or fished. Our Saturday mornings were never spent huddled up in a deer stand, bracing against the cold. In fact, I had never even held a gun until March of this year.
Texas is home to a passel of top-shelf bass lakes that anglers don’t often hear about. As a rule, names like Sam Rayburn, Fork, Palestine, Toledo Bend, Amistad and Falcon have a way of grabbing most of the attention, but here are a few sleepers worth checking out this year.
Story by Luke Tarbutton, owner, Shoot Perfect | Photo by Joel Andrews
In 2015, Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 910 into law, making Texas the 41st state to allow citizens to openly carry a handgun. The right to carry a firearm in public is legislated by the state and the rules can change during legislation. In order to open carry, you must obtain a license …
I’d managed to throw my favorite fishing lure into a low-hanging tree branch, ’cause that’s what fishermen do when they’re not actually catching fish. We know where the big ’uns love to congregate — brush piles, etc. — so when we find one of those spots, we’re conveniently going to forget we…
Story by Michelle Mettlen | Photos by Joel Andrews
Jimmy and I started dating in February 2000. We had both been previously married and divorced. I had a beautiful, 4-year-old daughter, Mallory, from a previous relationship, but Jimmy did not have any children. We dated for three years and were married on Feb. 15, 2003. We knew right away that we wanted children together and started trying to get pregnant.
On Aug. 26, 1920, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby issued a proclamation declaring the 19th Amendment had been ratified and was officially part of the United States Constitution. The 19th Amendment, otherwise known as the Susan B. Anthony amendment, named for the women’s rights activist who played a pivotal role in the suffrage movement, gave women the right to vote.