Park Rangers Statewide Recognized for World Ranger Day

  AUSTIN— Every year on July 31, World Ranger Day is an opportunity to take a moment to recognize the unwavering commitment towards park stewardship by the many park rangers at the 88 Texas

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Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 6-8

  (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug.

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Texas vineyards endure rough growing season

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 2021   By Adam Russell Erratic weather dealt Texas vineyards a difficult growing season as the industry continues to recover from pandemic-related

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Smith County Hosts Citizen Input Meeting in Lindale

Nearly 30 people attended the third Smith County Citizen Input Meeting in Lindale Thursday evening to discuss the six-year Road and Bridge Capital Improvement Project. “It was a wonderful

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Texas A&M Forest Service sends additional personnel to fight wildfires burning in western states

Crews will remain on assignment 14-21 days before returning to Texas By Leighton Chachere,  More than 70 Texas A&M Forest Service personnel are currently deployed to wildfire incidents across

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Texas Game Wardens Wrap up Busy July 4th Weekend Boating Safety Efforts

AUSTIN – Thousands of Texans and out-of-state visitors headed to Texas lakes, rivers and coastal bays to celebrate the Independence Day weekend. Texas Game Wardens were out in force to ensure

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Bipartisan Wildlife Proposal Would Enhance Fish and Wildlife, Add Jobs, and Grow Businesses in Texas

  AUSTIN— During the pandemic, Texans headed back to nature in record numbers, with more people visiting state parks, hunting, fishing, and boating than ever before. A new congressional

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2021-22 TPWD Drawn Hunt Permit Applications Now Being Accepted

  AUSTIN — Hunters looking for a new opportunity or a change of scenery this fall are encouraged to check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) drawn hunt permits program.

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TPWD Emphasizes Importance for Boaters to “Clean, Drain, and Dry”

  AUSTIN – Over the holiday weekend, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is urging boaters to do their part to fight back against aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels and

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Body found off I-20 in Van Zandt County

TYLER – At 4:03 yesterday afternoon, DPS Troopers responded to a report by Texas Department of Transportation road crews of a body they discovered while cleaning debris from the grass on the

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