TEXAS CITY — More than 1,100 Galveston County oil refinery workers are walking off the job after talks between oil refiners and the United Steelworkers failed to resolve differences in a new labor deal.
From a certain point of view, the decision to bring the Galveston trolley system back to the island in the 1980s was ahead of its time.
When watching Super Bowl XLIX this evening, keep in mind that Galveston County’s contribution to the first 48 Super Bowls is one rich with success, as a total of 11 local players have reached professional football’s pinnacle, with four being able to share in the moment of a combined six championships over that span.
I root for Ric Flair. Flair, the “Nature Boy”, is a 16-time World Wrestling Federation champion. He’s known for his lavish robes, his big personality, his beautiful escorts and his impossible-to-beat Figure Four Leg Lock.
As Mardi Gras parades and parties light up Galveston Island, one group of revelers will be marking a milestone.
Alexandra Jan Harrington, daughter of Kevin and Edie Harrington, followed in the footsteps of her grandmother, Carolyn Smith Clyburn, and great aunt, Ginger Smith Snider, when she made her Artillery Club debut.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The New England Patriots started the Super Bowl with the ball after losing the coin toss and Seattle deferred to the second half.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cierra Burdick scored a career-high 24 points and had eight rebounds and six assists to help No. 6 Tennessee beat No. 18 Mississippi State 79-67 on Sunday.
The iridescent blues and greens of a male peacock's feathers have long amazed cultures and inspired their fashion. Peacock feathers were a must-have element in Victorian millinery and were a favorite theme in just last year's interior design catalogues. Studies have shown that the females' attention is less focused on the whole of a male's "wheel" than on the colors of chest and bottom.
Peacocks blend into the background vegitation until the sun catches in their feathers and brings out the exotic hues
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