Routine maintenance work at On the Border was intended to make sure the kitchen's fire prevention system worked. Two alarms and eight department units later...
"Bomb Hoax Hits UT, North Dakota State; Both Oil-Rich Schools," reported Austin's CBS affiliate KEYE before concluding, "There is no official link between the two bomb threats and the campuses' relationships with oil."
Linden junior high school chemistry teacher William Duncan is arrested for dealing meth, inspiring inevitable Breaking Bad comparisons.
A man murders a beloved turkey that lived in a New Braunfels park.
Not a funny year. The meltdown kept melting down, the collapsing markets kept collapsing, and the downsizing economy kept downsizing. Texas fared better than most states (see “California, disaster in”), but we weren’t immune. In October, the number of unemployed Texans topped one million. In November, the comptroller’s office