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Principal, Teacher Record Hilarious School Closing Call
I guess if you're going to have to inform parents that school is going to be closed--again--due to snow and ice, you might as well try to inject a little humor into the announcement. That's just what happened recently in Boone County, Kentucky! You'll want to see and share this video!
Texas Olympics License Plates Available
Let the Games begin! The 2014 Olympic Winter Games are less than a week away, and the United States Olympic Committee has licensed MyPlates.com to release an official Team USA plate design for Texas. Show your support for Team USA and get yours at myplates.com.
“The U.S. Olympic Committee is proud to…
Area School Closures, Late Starts
With the threat of temperatures hovering near or at freezing in the overnight/early morning hours tonight and tomorrow. some area schools have announced they will be closed, or starting classes late. We have the latest listings here!
Playtex Pacifier Recall Issued
Attention parents of pacifier-sucking babies: Playtex has announced a recall of more than a million pacifier holders, due to a choking hazard. The Associated Press reports that the problem with the pacifier holders concerns the clips that allow the holder to be attached to other items.
Bill Cosby Returning To NBC With New Sitcom
Bill Cosby--arguably one of America's most-beloved comedians/TV stars--is apparently coming back to the small screen, more than two decades after The Cosby Show left the primetime airwaves on NBC. Cosby is reportedly in talks with that same network to develop a new family comedy starring himsel…
Super Plates Auction
If you've ever seen those really cool-looking specialty Texas license plates and wondered, "Gee...how can I get one of those," then take a look at this! Myplates.com has a very special auction underway, and if you're a fan of one of this year's Really Big NFL Championship Game (you know th…
Résumés And Interviewing: Get That Job!
You'll see lots of "Now Hiring" signs all over south Texas. It's a great time to be looking for a job or possibly a career change. But in order to land that great job you want, you have to get that potential employer's attention...and that starts with your résumé. A well-written and presen…
Happy 175th Anniversary To The Texas Flag!
It is one of the most easily-identified flags out of all 50 state flags in the U.S. The lone white star, set in a field of blue (representing loyalty), alongside white (representing strength) and red (for bravery). This Saturday, January 25, 2014, will mark the 175th anniversary of the official adop…
Local Companies Set For Growth
Here's more evidence of why Texas--specifically, south Texas--continues to outpace the rest of the nation in economic growth and jobs creation. As Governor Perry says, "Texas is 'open for business!'" If you (or someone you know) is looking for work--or possibly a car…
Win With The “Bass-Ackwards Song!”
Think you know your Country music forwards and backwards? If you do, you could be a winner weekday mornings at 8:20 with Skeeter Nash! Listen for the "Bass-Ackwards Song of the Day" clue...it's a portion of a big Country hit song played backwards. If you guess the right song t…
A Rose By Any Other Name
It's probably safe to say that the rose has been the most-written-about flower in songs of practically all genres. Think of "San Antonio Rose" (Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys), "Room Full of Roses" (George Morgan, Mickey Gilley), "Rose Garden" (Lynn Anderson) or &qu…
CHOO-Ahh! Reverse Sneezing in Dogs
Our Pug Princess, Pheobe (who you met in a blog post from earlier this week) experiences this sometimes. It would freak us out a little, until we found out what it was: some dogs do what is called, "reverse sneezing." She would make a series of snorting sounds, and it seemed like she could…

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