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Bells will be ringing, but that’s just the start of it. Skates will be clinking, house lights will be shining, and there are rumors that Santa will put the Grinch in a headlock.

Before the young people could wrap up in Halloween costumes and fill their teeth with sugar, many of them likely climbed into tree stands as hunting season in Texas began. A youth-only white-tailed deer weekend was held Oct. 29-30.

A little about myself. I’m new to South Texas and absolutely fascinated with all the outdoor opportunities. My wife and I moved to the area in June. We’re from Northeast Ohio where we’ve spent most of our lives. We’ve been visiting the area for many years until two little grandchildren final…

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I recently had a discussion about Monarchs with my son and a friend. They made a comment about all the baby Monarchs stuck to the front of their car and the masses fluttering through the air. I can understand the confusion, as many butterflies look similar to Monarchs. But, there is no such …

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The private recreational angler red snapper season in federal waters will close at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2. Anglers may continue to harvest up to four red snapper per day with a 15-inch minimum length limit from Texas state waters.

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More than 3,000 Baylor University graduates – including nearly 90 graduates who completed their degree requirements in 2020 and 2021 – received their degrees during four commencement ceremonies May 13-14 in the Ferrell Center.

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Jan Vickers, a graduate of the Odem High School class of 1963 and a retired OEISD teacher, prepares backpacks filled with school supplies for door prizes to be given out at the OEISD Back-to-School Bash.