Holidays

These Are the Most Haunted Houses in America
Tales of some of the greatest American hauntings emerge this time every year that serve as a darkened overtone to the season of the witch and All Hallows Eve. Frightening stories from the eccentric lunacies of William Winchester’s widow to the infamous Lizzie Borden murders all come to mind when one…
No Rest for Texas Game Wardens
The Houston Chronicle reports the 500 or so Game Wardens at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are always on the go in the warm weather months, especially on holiday weekends.
Lufkin Juneteenth Celebration Starts Saturday
Juneteenth -- June 19th -- is the anniversary of the official ending of slavery in the United States.  It was on that date in 1865 that Union Army General Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, and proclaimed the Emancipation Proclamation that abolished slavery and freed the slaves in the 10 Confe…
Galveston Opens Pleasure Pier Amusement Park
Galveston has a new attraction that's definitely designed to draw tourists of all ages to the Island City. It's a $60 million dollar Pleasure Pier on Seawall Boulevard, built by developer and hospitality king Tilman Fertitta.
TPWD Urges Boaters to Be Safe This Weekend
With the long Memorial Day weekend just days away, and with thousands of people heading for the great outdoors, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is busy promoting safe, responsible and sober boating on the state's rivers and lakes.

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