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Meanwhile, in Texas . . .

Some crazy stuff went down in Texas in the past thirty days. Here are some of the headlines you may have missed.

By November 2015Comments

Illustration by Ross Macdonald

  • A Dallas high school student was briefly suspended for wearing an American flag T-shirt.
  • Game wardens searching for the proprietors of a Delta County marijuana farm were disrupted by Bigfoot enthusiasts hunting the creature in nearby woods.
  • Twenty tons of pork burned after the truck transporting the meat caught fire outside Boerne.
  • Reilly Fox, a junior at Fort Worth’s R.L. Paschal High School, scored three extra points in her debut as the varsity football team’s kicker.
  • A Troup woman wrote a Facebook post requesting that someone “come shoot my dog” after it kept getting into the garbage.
  • A Texas State student who had been stripped of her driver’s license for suspicion of DWI received national attention for getting around campus in a battery-powered Barbie Jeep.
  • An Odessa Boys and Girls Club ran into trouble after a group rented its facility for an adult clothing-optional pajama party.
  • Police in Waco discovered that a woman they had arrested for possession of methamphetamines had also hidden a .22-caliber gun in her private parts.
  • Larry McMurtry was awarded a National Medal of Arts.
  • A Houston high school student was sent home for wearing a “Black Lives Matter” T-shirt.

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  • Mike Crognale

    Twenty tons of pork. Hmmm how much BBQ sauce would it have taken? It was probably still good. LOL