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Candlebox

The Liquid Society summer poolside concert series continues with rock act Candlebox on Thursday, July 23, at L’Auberge du Lac in Lake Charles, La., with gates opening at 7 p.m. Vocalist Kevin Martin is the lone original member from a band that was a part of the Seattle grunge boom along with Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden.

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Tanya Tucker

Tanya Tucker, now 56, recorded her first country music hit at the age of 13 in “Delta Dawn” and the rest is history. The nine-time Grammy nominated singer will perform inside the Grand Event Center at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, La., on Friday, July 24, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $55-$40 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or at the venue. The concert is restricted to ages 21 years and older. Born in the West Texas town of Seminole, Tucker went on to release a string of No.

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Q. A credit card company sued me and has a judgment against me. Now it has garnished my bank account, and all the money in the account has been taken. I thought there was no garnishment in Texas?

A. With the exception of obligations for child support and student loans, Texas law prohibits wage garnishment. In other words, a creditor who sues for a credit card debt cannot garnish your wages through your employer. Creditors, however, can garnish a bank checking or savings account.

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“Unfettered,” according to the American Heritage Dictionary, means “free from fetters or other physical bonds.”

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Love tomatoes? We’re lucky here in Southeast Texas because in July, we get a chance to grow tomatoes again. We can grow them first in the spring and plant again in July to get tomatoes until Old Man Frost comes to visit.

Tomatoes planted now should be planted deeply and kept well mulched and watered. Tomatoes do love the heat, but they can even tolerate a little shade from that scorching afternoon sun. 

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