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Ron Jaap used a custom-built AR15 to take down this pig last weekend. The season

One of the great things about living in Texas is that there is always something to hunt or catch on any given day. For bow and gun hunters, taking a pig is one surefire way to add a little excitement to an otherwise boring summer.

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In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5219, setting aside an entire month for celebration of his favorite treat and designating an official day in honor of what he described as “the perfect dessert.”

July has been National Ice Cream Month ever since, and on the third Sunday of July, folks all over the country celebrate National Ice Cream Day. It’s July 19 this year.

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It’s a rock show you don’t want to miss as Podunk headlines Summer Jam on Saturday, July 18, at The Gig on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont. Doors open at 8 p.m. for ages 18 years and older. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door.

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Jo-el Sonnier

The Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, La., presents Crossroads Festival VI on Saturday, July 18, inside the Pavilion. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or at the Coushatta box office.

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