For some, the celebration of the Christmas season has already begun. While waiting for Thanksgiving to pass is rule for some, others can't to spend the cheer of the season. But one thing is true, Christmas is indeed quickly approaching.

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Let's be honest though, sometimes hearing one of our favorite Christmas songs, or seeing a well decorated tree can put a smile on our face right? So a little merry feeling is always welcome. But with all these holidays decorations, some see an opportunity to deface or outright take items that don't belong to them.

Veterans Park Tree Defaced By Unknown Individual or Individuals

Recently, the Lacy Lakeview Police Department announced on their Facebook that a Christmas tree at Veterans Park had been tampered with:

This is both infuriating and saddening. Why would anyone decide to willingly strip a tree of lights, unplug everything, and take away part of the tree? As mentioned in the post by the department, there are cameras in the area of where the tree was placed, so there is potentially a way for law enforcement to find the culprits.

If you know anything about the defacing of the tree, you are encouraged to call local law enforcement with information that could help find the individuals or individuals involved.

Other Incidents Regarding Theft In Central Texas

This hasn't been the first instance of destruction of property in Central Texas. A business in Killeen is also looking for answers after their store was broken into, which you can read about here.

Hook ‘Em! 7 Celebrity Graduates From University of Texas at Austin

When you think of the University of Texas at Austin, what comes to your mind first? Is it celebrities? Of course, some celebrities are more vocal than others about their alma mater. Matthew McConaughey lets everyone know where he came from, so no surprises there. The actor is also a Professor of Practice at the university's Moody College of Communication, and graduated in 1993 with a Radio/TV/Film degree from UTA.

Aside from McConaughey, you might be surprised at some of the famous people who picked up a degree in the Lone Star State's capital city.

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Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

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