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by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Psych patient OC's past 30.06/.07's, claims he's OK to do so.
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Psych patient OC's past 30.06/.07's, claims he's OK to do so.

We discussed this for a while and I told him (IANAL by the way) that if the patient didn't have an LTC, he was probably guilty of UCW, and if did have an LTC he was either woefully ignorant of 30.07's rules, or openly defying them. To complicate this matter, it is a psychiatric clinic, so maybe the...
by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Nervous LTC test
Replies: 29
Views: 707

Re: Nervous LTC test

Good news, passed with 232/250. Thank you everyone for the tips and I will continue to train. Also i have submitted application and fingerprints the week before. I am submitting the form the same day. Anyone know how long recently it has been taking to get your LTC in hand? See? It wasn't so bad af...
by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Suspended license
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Suspended license

I recently got a letter asking me to turn in my handgun license because of some charges I received over a year ago. Can someone please tell where exactly do I send in my license? Please be specific. Thank you I would call the DPS myself and ask them , if I were you. Everyone here is well intentione...
by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Another Meme Thread
Replies: 2242
Views: 240158

Re: Another Meme Thread

:lol: :ack:
by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Charleston, TX
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Off The Beaten Path - Charleston, TX

CHARLESTON, TEXAS. Charleston is on Farm Road 895 some nine miles east of Cooper in southeastern Delta County. It is bordered by Evans Branch on the east and McGuyer Branch on the west. The area, originally part of the D. A. Sey Survey, was within Hopkins County until Delta County was formed in 1870...
by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - May 19
Replies: 0
Views: 21

This Day In Texas History - May 19

1829 - George B. McKinstry took the oath of Mexican citizenship, required of all settlers in Texas at that time. McKinstry, born in Ireland in 1801, had arrived in Texas about a month before, probably by way of Georgia. In Stephen F. Austin's Register of Families McKinstry is listed as a trader, and...
by joe817
Sun May 19, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Hallettsville, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: Off The Beaten Path - Hallettsville, TX

My pleasure you all! :tiphat: Glad you enjoy these little looks into towns not to well known.
by joe817
Sat May 18, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - May 18
Replies: 0
Views: 21

This Day In Texas History - May 18

1817 - The pirate Jean Laffite sailed from Galveston to Matagorda. 1835 - Green Dewitt, empresario of Dewitt's colony, died in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico. In 1821 he was inspired by Moses Austin's widely bruited success in obtaining a grant from the Mexican government to establish a colony in Texas....
by joe817
Sat May 18, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Hallettsville, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Off The Beaten Path - Hallettsville, TX

HALLETTSVILLE, TEXAS. Hallettsville, the county seat of Lavaca County, is on the Lavaca River at the intersection of U.S. Highway 77 and alternate U.S. Highway 90A, eighty miles southeast of Austin. One of the first settlers in the area was John Hallett, who received a land grant from Stephen F. Aus...
by joe817
Fri May 17, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: 2019 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: HB 302/SB 472 - Owners/Guests/Tenants of Condos cannot be barred from Carrying
Replies: 21
Views: 1239

Re: HB 302/SB 472 - Owners/Guests/Tenants of Condos cannot be barred from Carrying

RoyGBiv wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 9:48 am
FYI... Signed by Gov Abbott yesterday. Effective 1-Sept.

https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/Te ... Bill=HB302

Senate 25/6
House 101/44/2(Present)
:thumbs2: :thumbs2:
by joe817
Fri May 17, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Serial killer who murdered 11 Texas elderly women in US illegally
Replies: 7
Views: 303

Re: TX: Serial killer who murdered 11 Texas elderly women in US illegally

"Fox 4 reported that the break in the case came when Chemirmir forced his way into the Plano apartment of a 91-year-old woman in March of last year, telling her to “go to bed. Don’t fight me,” according to an arrest affidavit filed in Collin County. The woman was smothered with a pillow into unconsc...
by joe817
Fri May 17, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Speaker Bonnen sued in Federal Court for 1st amendment violations, blocking critics on Facebook
Replies: 47
Views: 1201

Re: Speaker Bonnen sued in Federal Court for 1st amendment violations, blocking critics on Facebook

I’m no fan of Bonnen, but Grisham can’t be serious about this. What a nuisance! And that’s my nice word for him on this forum. :iagree: They are doing everything they can to stay in the limelight. What is it going to take for them to realize they are doing more harm than good in advancing 2A rights?
by joe817
Fri May 17, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - May 17
Replies: 0
Views: 21

This Day In Texas History - May 17

1831 - John Henry Moore, one of the Old Three Hundred and a participant in the Texas Revolution, constructed a twin blockhouse. He called the blockhouse Moore's Fort at the site where La Grange was established. Moore lived at La Grange until 1838, when he built a home on his plantation nine miles no...
by joe817
Fri May 17, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Albuquerque, TX
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Off The Beaten Path - Albuquerque, TX

ALBUQUERQUE, TEXAS. Albuquerque was on the Clear Fork of Sandies Creek two miles south of the junction of Gonzales, Wilson, and Guadalupe counties in Gonzales County. The site was believed to be in Wilson County until a 1914 survey showed it inside the Gonzales county line. Probably the settlement w...

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