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Stories Around Texas-February 1st

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This is a new thing we’re going to try where we share some of the statewide news and stories that have caught our eye. We hope you enjoy today’s Stories Around Texas!

 

Neil “Skip” Fletcher, reigning patriarch of The State Fair of Texas’ legendary Fletcher’s Corny Dogs, has died. Dallas Morning News has a great tribute to Mr. Fletcher. Read the full story by Clicking Here.

 

KLTV reports owners of a controversial sign in one East Texas town were out on the downtown square in Tyler Tuesday to remind people that their fight isn’t over. It stems around who owns the land the “Jesus Welcomes You to Hawkins” sign sits on, and whether or not it can be removed. Read the full story by Clicking Here.

 

The Austin American Stateman reports Austin police to honor good Samaritans who they say rescued woman from attack. Read the full story by Clicking Here.

 

KXII reports that fire destroyed a home and a Powderly firefighter was taken to hospital. This led to Lamar County instituting an emergency burn ban. Read the full story by Clicking Here.

That’s it for today’s Stories Around Texas.

 

 

 

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