As the newest resident in Texas, I'm beginning to adjust to how to drive, where to go, and more importantly where to go for good food and any other special events taking place. As it turns out, Harker Heights, Texas has released something both new and current residents can use to keep up with current events happening in the city.

According to a press release sent out by the city, a new "eblast" service has been launched. Named "GovDelivery", it's set up to deliver anything breaking in the city of Harker Heights.

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In the press release, States Assistant City Manager Jerry Bark went into detail about the new system.

"This new service allows us to efficiently share news, action alerts, event notices, and updates in a timely fashion – all delivered directly to your email inbox or by text-message notifications," Bark said.

Also according to the press release, resident and visitors can choose which alerts they'd like to receive. Bark said of the ability to do tasks such as that, “We hope you will find it useful to have the ability to customize your eblasts based upon your particular interests in the City services.”

In the era of digital news sharing that we live in, this will be definitely useful to many like myself who may want to visit the city of Harker Heights to see what is going on.

If you're interested in signing up for the program, visit harkerheights.gov.

In the meantime, I'll still be looking for a Whataburger around these parts. Aren't they supposed to be everywhere? (I'm joking of course!)

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The property includes over 300 acres and is listed at $25,000,000. Let's explore the house, pool, and all the great places you can throw a party without leaving your home!

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The property includes its own golf course, a chapel with a memory garden, an airport with a private apartment for the pilot, and a 40-unit kennel, complete with a bronze dog sculpture in front of the building. Pickens, who was an avid hunter and dog lover, told Land Report in 2015Back when I couldn’t afford one bird dog, I had two. When I couldn’t afford two, I had three.”

Let's take a look around this incredible piece of property, which was recently reduced from $250 to $170 million, and see what kind of luxuries you and your furry friends could enjoy!

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WalletHub used 12 factors to compare 50 states and the District of Columbia, including the percentage of people working from home, internet cost, cybersecurity, plus size and population concentration of homes in the state.

Let's take a look at the states that are the best for remote work, and where Texas sits on the list nationwide.

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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.