Monthly Archives: August 2017

Sherman man charged with manslaughter for providing alcohol in connection with 15-year-old teen’s death

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Sherman police say a man was arrested for manslaughter after a 15-year old teen girl died from alcohol poisoning two months ago. Kayla Youngs given alcohol at house party and never woke up next day. Blood Alcohol Content was .44. Continue reading

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Advice On Quitting Alcohol And Living A Life of Sobriety – How do you do it? Here are a few steps …

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A lot of adults in many cultures in this world have not gone for any extended period of time without alcohol since their teenage years and for many this is a happy crutch, able to control with ease and drink for pleasure. For others who are heavy drinkers or binge drinkers, unhealthy amounts are consumed in short periods of time but stopped to resume daily life and business until the next drinking session begins. Continue reading

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TABC officers work to keep tainted alcohol from Texas borders

Reports of tainted alcohol in Mexico have made their way to Texas border towns. The U.S. State Department is warning about possible tainted or counterfeit alcohol being purchased in Mexico. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission says this is a common issue at the Texas-Mexico border. More than 1,000 containers of illicit alcohol have been seized during the 2017 fiscal year, TABC reports. Continue reading

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MADD Asks: Are we raising a generation of ‘affluenza’ teens? Adding social media fame to drunk driving is a horrifying & must sto

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Last week, not one, but two news stories surfaced about young people not only driving drunk, but bragging about it on social media. As a mother whose 18-year old son was killed due to the choices of a teen who drove after drinking alcohol and using drugs, these stories both dishearten and disgust me. But as the National President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, I am left to ask myself, are we raising the next generation of Ethan Couchs? Continue reading

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The next Ethan Couch? Sign the MADD pledge.

Drunk driving is waging a cultural war via hashtags and “likes,” through television, movies and the Internet, and it is targeting our young people. And it’s winning.   Last week, not one, but two news stories surfaced about young people not … Continue reading

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