Latest Farmers Branch, Texas Stories

2014-04-24 23:09:15

Texting and Driving: Another DFW municipality applies the brakes on the practice. Attorney Jeff Rasansky discusses this new law and what it means to commuters. Farmers Branch, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Everyone knows that texting and driving is a dangerous practice, and more states and municipalities throughout the United States are passing laws that ban the practice. While Texas doesn't have a state law banning texting and driving, several DFW municipalities (such as Arlington,...

2010-07-07 13:27:57

Who belongs in America? Immigration has sparked a raging national debate about that question "” including in the Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch, Texas, the first U.S. city to adopt an ordinance requiring renters to prove they are legal residents. Contrary to what many believe, however, race isn't the only driving reason that many white, middle-class people feel threatened by immigrants, according to a new analysis by anthropologists at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. White,...

2008-11-30 12:18:55

Residents of Farmers Branch, Texas, say they're torn over an injured coyote who has thrived in their midst for nearly three years. Dubbed Limpy, the coyote brazenly sunbathes in driveways, roams the local country club and easily evades animal control officers, despite his injury, The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday. Limpy is one of several coyotes roaming Farmers Branch, a city near Dallas, but most of the 39 coyote sightings reported in October have been attributed to him, the Morning...

2008-07-20 03:00:38

By Anonymous Town North Bank, located in Dallas, topped $269,000 in scholarship awards after announcing the 2008 Mayors' Scholarship recipients. Six Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District seniors will receive $4,000 each. They are Nicole Schero and McKenzie Goad, Creekview High School; Freddie Bangs and Jacqueline Negrete, Newman Smith High School; and Elmer Herrera and Taylor Rahm, R. L. Turner High School. The students were selected as Mayors' Scholarship recipients because...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'