Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) law enforcement reports. Good Samaritans A Marion County Game Wardens responded to Lake O the Pines

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Help Available for Texans with Access and Functional Needs

FEMA is committed to providing equal access and delivery of our programs to Texans who were affected by the severe winter storms that began Feb. 11, 2021. That includes anyone requiring

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Texas State Parks Working to Return to Normal Capacity

AUSTIN – Texas State Parks have begun a strategic and thoughtful process of expanding capacity statewide, tracking Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest reopening order, and allowing more Texans the

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AG Paxton: Federal Interference in State Election Law Violates the Constitution

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a letter warning United States House and Senate leaders of Constitutional deficiencies within H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2021, which passed the

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Public Input Sought on Texas Hunting Regulation Proposals for 2021-2022

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is now taking public comment on the following proposed changes to the 2021-2022 Statewide Hunting and Migratory Game Bird Proclamations:

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What Went Wrong?

By M. Ray Perryman THE ECONOMIST What went wrong with the Texas power grid during the recent extreme weather event? Everything – but it’s complicated. One key issue is that Texas homes,

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USDA NRCS offers technical, financial assistance in response to Texas winter storm damage

In response to the winter storms that hit Texas in February 2021, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering farmers and ranchers technical and financial assistance to

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Fireworks Sales Approved for Texas Independence Day

Smith County residents will be able to buy fireworks to celebrate Texas Independence Day again this year. The Smith County Commissioners approved an order authorizing fireworks sales from

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Smith County Animal Control & Shelter to Charge Small Fees to Offset Costs

The Smith County Animal Control and Shelter will begin charging small fees, beginning April 1, to offset the costs of housing dogs at the shelter. Smith County Animal Control and Shelter

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Texans Urged to Participate in Disaster Assistance Online Survey

Texans are urged to fill out the Texas Division of Emergency Management’s State of Texas Assessment Tool to help state and emergency management officials identify damages that occurred during the

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Jenkins, King are players of the year

TSWA Class 4A All-state football team BRYAN – Lindale running back Jordan Jenkins and Carthage defensive back Brandon King are the players of the year on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s

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