Category: Other News

Mystery on Chalk Mountain 0

Mystery on Chalk Mountain

By Jenny Cline and Rebecca Downes –  The sun wasn’t up yet on June 24 when law enforcement authorities arrived at the scene of what appeared to be yet another car wreck on U.S....

Holy cows, it’s hot! 0

Holy cows, it’s hot!

By Kayla Hall – The heat wave is taking its toll on dairy production in Erath County. Dairy farmers are struggling with unproductive cows, evaporative cooling systems and breeding rotations to get their cows...

Drought threatens to dry up farming industry 0

Drought threatens to dry up farming industry

By Laura Procter – As vegetation pulls the last remnants of sub moisture from the ground, farmers and so-called farm input retailers in Erath and surrounding counties are feeling the effects of this summer’s...

What could budget cuts and student growth mean for you? 0

What could budget cuts and student growth mean for you?

By Deana Coan –  The record size of Tarleton’s 2010 freshman class is making the budget cuts facing the university a little less painful. The 1,427 students who enrolled last fall pumped millions of...

The J-TAC makes move to online-only publication 0

The J-TAC makes move to online-only publication

By Kayla Fritz – Who needs paper? Not The J-TAC. The J-TAC, Tarleton’s 92-year-old newspaper, will transition from a printed product to online-only this spring semester, thanks to the hosting services of companies such...

Police chief talks about Tarleton’s preparedness 0

Police chief talks about Tarleton’s preparedness

By Amber Ward –  In light of past incidences at other universities, Tarleton Police Chief Justin Williams recently discussed the university’s preparedness for emergency situations like a shooter or violent person on campus. “We...