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Depression-Era Workers Found Strange Fossilized Beasts in 'Texas Serengeti'

About 12 million years ago, antelopes with slingshot-like horns and beasts that weren't quite elephants but that had long trunks and tusks tramped across the "Texas Serengeti" searching for food and caring for their babies.Little was known about this ancient menagerie until, during the Great Depression, the government created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and tasked some of the organization's employees with finding and preserving thousands of fossils from the Miocene, an epoch ...
Tags: Texas, Science, North America, San Antonio, Matthew Brown, University of Texas at Austin, Works Progress Administration, The University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, Texas Gulf Coast, BEEVILLE, Texas Serengeti, Glen Evans, University of Texas at Austin Jackson School, Steven May, Palaeontologia Electronica Photos


3 Native American inmates win right to long hair in Texas

BEEVILLE, Texas (AP) — Three male Native American inmates in Texas will be allowed to grow their hair long as an expression of their religious beliefs after winning a lawsuit against the state prison system. The Houston Chronicle reports that a federal judge’s ruling last month only affects the three inmates at the McConnell Unit […]
Tags: Texas, News, Houston Chronicle, Texas AP, BEEVILLE, McConnell Unit


Ex-South Texas priest sentenced to 60 years for 2011 rape

BEEVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Roman Catholic priest in South Texas has been sentenced to 60 years in prison after being convicted of raping a teenage girl in 2011. A Bee County jury convicted 61-year-old Stephen Tarleton Dougherty of aggravated sexual assault and then sentenced him Thursday in a retrial. Another jury in 2017 […]
Tags: News, Roman Catholic, South Texas, Texas AP, BEEVILLE, Nation & World, Bee County, Stephen Tarleton Dougherty


Niki at Refugio

Niki writes: I came to Refugio, Texas with one goal in mind: 300 miles.Here is what happened:Day 1: It was not a 300 mile day, so I decided to conserve my energy.Day 2: I got impatient and charged off for a dying cloud, and landed very quickly. I should have known better, but sometimes I punish myself even though I go against my instincts. I have learned my instincts are usually right! Everyone had great flights, and it was nice to see their smiling faces the next morning. Kelly knocked out ...
Tags: Texas, Dallas, Gecko, San Antonio, George, Kelly, Niki, Refugio, BEEVILLE, Ty Taylor, REFUGIO Texas, Schulenberg, Yep Texas


SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 201

WW 201 SEVERE TSTM TX CW 240330Z - 240900Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 201 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 1030 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015 THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS COASTAL WATERS * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING FROM 1030 PM UNTIL 400 AM CDT. * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE... ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE ...
Tags: Texas, McAllen Texas, Laredo, BEEVILLE