How Not to Pronounce ‘Schlitterbahn’ [VIDEO]
Check out this video from Fox News where the anchor has a little trouble talking about Schlitterbahn Waterpark! After the video I’ll give you a link where you can win tickets to Schlitterbahn!
World Record Crocodile Captured In Philippines
A crocodile captured in the Philippines last September has been named the largest in captivity in the world! Why it took them so long to declare it the largest I don’t know, but look at this thing! Talk about a monster!
TSA Agent Spills Grandpa’s Ashes at Security Checkpoint + Laughs About It
Following my post from yesterday about TSA agents at JFK Airport leaving a metal detector unplugged, comes a story about another TSA agent in Florida. This agent was searching through the belongings of a man named John Gross, who was leaving Florida with the ashes of his late grandfather. His ashes were tightly sealed and clearly marked “Human Remains.”
Amazing! Teenager Shoots Armed Intruder to Protect Siblings
Yahoo! News has a pretty amazing story posted about a 14-year-old Phoenix boy who acted quickly and did exactly what he was taught to do in order to protect his younger siblings. It was around 4:30 on Friday (6/22) afternoon when the boy, who was home alone with his 8-, 10- and 12-year-old siblings, heard the doorbell ring.
Vote Today for East Texas Food Bank in Toyota’s ‘100 Cars for Good’ Program
The East Texas Food Bank is one of 500 nonprofit finalists in Toyota’s ‘100 Cars for Good‘ program. It’s a philanthropic initiative where Toyota is giving away 100 cars to 100 nonprofit organizations over the course of 100 days! The East Texas Food Bank was chosen as a finalist of more than 4,000 applications nationwide! In order to win the car, the East Texas Food bank needs your help – and vote!
Smith County Offering County Wide Bulky Item Cleanup
I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I look forward to this event every year. It seems like I always have some trash and bulky items laying around my garage or storage building that are too big to go out for the normal trash pick-up. That’s exactly what the annual Smith County Wide Cleanup event is all about. During this time, Smith County residents can bring trash and bulky items to the Gr
Weather Warnings — Coming Soon to Your Cell Phone
The FCC and FEMA have been working on a system to notify the general public of imminent threats to life or property in your area. This system is ready to go now and you will begin to receive the messages on your cell phone as early as this month. The message is called a WEA, or Wireless Emergency Alert. Tornado warnings, flash flood warnings and several other high-end warnings will go direct to wi
Get Two Free Movie Tickets With Your Blood Donation This Month
Carter BloodCare in Tyler is offering a pretty sweet gift for anyone who donates blood during the month of June. If you donate during their ‘Summer Gives” blood drive you will receive two free movie tickets. The blood drives are happening at various dates and locations around Tyler. Check out the list after the jump.
To Pee or Not To Pee — In The Shower? [VIDEO/POLL]
A study says that about 75 percent of us do it. The question is, do you? I’m talking about peeing in the shower.
Bikers Rule 4 School Registration is Open [GALLERY]
It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time for one of the biggest events to hit East Texas each summer! The 4th Annual Bikers Rule 4 School is set for Saturday, July 21st. Registration is going on now!
Walmart Asks Veterans to ‘Hit the Road’ [POLL]
A Walmart in Elizabethtown, NC is in some hot water after forcing some veterans to leave the front of the store on Sunday for passing out poppies in honor of Memorial Day.
Foul Ball in the Crowd — This Time the Kids Win! [VIDEO]
A few weeks ago we posted the video from the Texas Rangers game where a couple “stole” the ball from a screaming kid. A lot more was made of the video than what really happened, but in this video, the kids get their revenge!