Meanwhile, in Texas . . .
Some crazy stuff went down in the past thirty days. Here are a handful of headlines you may have missed.
- A Beeville farmer proposed to his girlfriend by mowing the words “Marry Me” into a patch of ranchland and then flying over the area with his now-fiancée.
- A Plano community swim club sought to have its Texas-shaped pool designated a state historical landmark.
- A Houston-area woman gave birth en route to a medical facility while her husband drove and filmed the entire ordeal.
- Texas State University issued a “loose livestock” alert after a bull, which had wandered away from a nearby ranch, began roaming the campus.
- Tom Moore, the longtime El Paso–based Archie cartoonist, died at the age of 86.
- To protest a proposed Muslim cemetery in Collin County, some residents threatened to dump pig’s blood on the land.
- City workers digging beneath a street in Seguin discovered an unmapped tunnel built in the thirties.
- A pizza parlor employee in Corpus Christi taking a smoke break spotted a vehicle involved in a child abduction and alerted police, leading to the rescue of a 7-year-old boy.
- A 75-year-old widow crashed her car on a remote North Texas highway and survived two days trapped in a ravine by drinking pond water she soaked up with a shirt before being rescued.