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by joe817
Fri May 24, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy Birthday Texgun, and AnglinTexas!!
Replies: 1
Views: 8

Re: Happy Birthday Texgun, and AnglinTexas!!

:party: Happy B'Day you all! :party:
by joe817
Thu May 23, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Especially Texan: Ben K. Green
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Especially Texan: Ben K. Green

"Ben Green was one of the best storytellers in Texas history. Learn more about his stories of the cattle industry in the article below. Ben King (Doc) Green, writer, rancher, and veterinarian, son of David Hugh and Bird Green, was born on March 5, 1912, in Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas. They moved to...
by joe817
Thu May 23, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - May 23
Replies: 0
Views: 20

This Day In Texas History - May 23

1541 - Coronado gives thanks for having found friendly Indians in the Palo Duro Canyon; Texas has a Thanksgiving 79 years before the Pilgrims. 1871 - The Texas legislature directed the governor to appoint a superintendent with a four-year term to administer the Texas Bureau of Immigration, with "the...
by joe817
Thu May 23, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Bryan, TX
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Off The Beaten Path - Bryan, TX

BRYAN, TEXAS. Bryan, the county seat of Brazos County, is located in west central Brazos County and is crossed by State highways 6 and 21, U.S. Highway 190, Farm roads 158, 1179, 1687, and 1688, and the Missouri Pacific and Southern Pacific railroads. Along with College Station, the home of Texas A&...
by joe817
Wed May 22, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Saragosa, TX
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Off The Beaten Path - Saragosa, TX

SARAGOSA, TEXAS. Saragosa is on State Highway 17 and Farm Road 1215 near Toyah Creek two miles north of Interstate Highway 10 in southeastern Reeves County. It began as a farming community in 1880 when fifteen families settled on Toyah Creek four miles east of its present site. Antonio Matta built t...
by joe817
Wed May 22, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - May 22
Replies: 0
Views: 20

This Day In Texas History - May 22

1684 - Spanish explorer Juan Domínguez de Mendoza, crossed the Pecos River two miles west of what is now State Highway 349 in northwestern Crockett County. His expedition camped at the crossing, and Mendoza called it San Pantaleon. Later to be called Camp Melvin, by 1960 the only remnants of Camp Me...
by joe817
Wed May 22, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy Birthday anygunanywhere!!
Replies: 5
Views: 115

Re: Happy Birthday anygunanywhere!!

Happy B'Day agaw! You made it through another year! :biggrinjester:
by joe817
Tue May 21, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Joe Biden
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: Joe Biden

Wow! Just wow. :shock: Take a read through on what Wikipedia's write up is on him:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hunter_Biden

Talk about corruption!
by joe817
Tue May 21, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - May 21
Replies: 0
Views: 32

This Day In Texas History - May 21

1542 – The Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto died of a fever and Moscoso Alvarado led his expedition into Texas. 1831 - William Barrett Travis, after arriving in Texas earlier that year, made his way to San Felipe de Austin and obtained land from Stephen F. Austin. He listed his marital status as si...
by joe817
Tue May 21, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Barstow, TX
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Off The Beaten Path - Barstow, TX

BARSTOW, TEXAS. Barstow is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 80 and Farm Road 516, on the Missouri Pacific Railroad, five miles east of Pecos in southwestern Ward County. The town was named for George E. Barstow, a Rhode Island land promoter who established it. The Texas and Pacific Railway reache...
by joe817
Mon May 20, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - May20
Replies: 1
Views: 69

This Day In Texas History - May20

1805 - A royal order commanded the viceroy of Mexico to compile all pertinent data concerning the true boundary between Texas and Louisiana. Fray Melchor de Talamantes was appointed the head of the historical commission, beginning work in 1807, but was removed a year later for political reasons and ...
by joe817
Mon May 20, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Cuero, TX
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Off The Beaten Path - Cuero, TX

CUERO, TEXAS. Cuero is at the convergence of U.S. highways 183, 77A, and 87, in central DeWitt County. It is the largest city in the county and the county seat. The first post office in DeWitt County was established in May 1846 in Daniel Boone Friar's store, four miles north of the present site; it ...
by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Psych patient OC's past 30.06/.07's, claims he's OK to do so.
Replies: 13
Views: 564

Re: Psych patient OC's past 30.06/.07's, claims he's OK to do so.

We discussed this for a while and I told him (IANAL by the way) that if the patient didn't have an LTC, he was probably guilty of UCW, and if did have an LTC he was either woefully ignorant of 30.07's rules, or openly defying them. To complicate this matter, it is a psychiatric clinic, so maybe the...
by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Nervous LTC test
Replies: 30
Views: 854

Re: Nervous LTC test

Good news, passed with 232/250. Thank you everyone for the tips and I will continue to train. Also i have submitted application and fingerprints the week before. I am submitting the form the same day. Anyone know how long recently it has been taking to get your LTC in hand? See? It wasn't so bad af...

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