Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States, while San Antonio is the second largest in the state and seventh largest in the United States. Dallas–Fort Worth and Greater Houston are the fourth and fifth largest United States metropolitan statistical areas, respectively. Other major cities include Austin (the state capital) and El Paso. Texas is nicknamed the Lone Star State to signify Texas as a former independent republic, and as a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico. The "Lone Star" can be found on the Texan state flag and on the Texan state seal. The origin of the state name, Texas, is from the word, "Tejas", which means 'friends' in the Caddo language.
This friend now lives in Houston, Texas and as we shared our plans to visit his state, he informed us that he owns a rental vacation home just outside of you guessed it San Antonio! When he offered it to us, the planning was on! Pandemic or not, I was going to see that River Walk...
While fishing at several Texas lakes during a three-week stretch in February and March, Jones caught more than a dozen big bass, including a 15.4-pounder from Lake O.H ... All were released except for the his two biggest fish, which Jones donated to the Texas Parks and WildlifeDepartment's ShareLunker Program.
Zalatoris and Romo became friends a few years ago while playing at the same club in Texas and they play a good deal of golf together ...Golf Club, went to college at Wake Forest and now makes his home in Texas — combines the perfect blend of confidence without being cocky.
“They’ve all had different experiences, got involved in different things and all have their own friend groups,” Melissa said of her daughters’ times in Aggieland. “I think it’s been the perfect way to stretch their wings and still have a friend or family member if you need someone.”.
BRYAN, Texas — Family and friends of Timothy Smith, the man killed in Thursday’s shooting at a Texas cabinet company facility, remembered the 40-year-old father of two as a kind person who enjoyed his work ... >> Texas shooting ... Friends agreed ... “He made friends with every single person that he talked to.
The month of April is dedicated to recognizing that the safety and wellbeing of children in Texas must be a priority as well as honoring friends, neighbors, educators, faith leaders, business owners, health care workers, counselors, and many others who help promote the well-being of children.
Washington - On New Year's Eve in 1999, a 10-year-old girl and her friend were attacked in a SouthTexashome by a serial killer who slashed their throats. The 10-year-old survived; her friend died at her side ... He was executed in 2014 in Texas.
The secluded Texas beachside community of Boca ChicaVillage was once a haven for retirees, snowbirds and outdoorsy people who enjoyed dirt biking, fishing or lounging near the water ... “Please consider moving to Starbase or greater Brownsville/South Padre area in Texas & encourage friends to do so!” Musk tweeted this week.
The NRA contends that its Chapter 11 filing is a legitimate maneuver to facilitate a move to a more gun-friendly state, Texas, and was made necessary by a Democratic politician who has "weaponized" her state's government.
No, it’s not the hospital ER, or the state trooper’s call notifying you of a loved one’s injury or death on the highway. Those calls have to be made. No, it’s the call no one should have to endure ...My favorite is the friendly guy who purports to represent a Texas highway patrol association, implying he’s a trooper or former trooper ... Nope ... —. Gene G ... Army.