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The Galveston County Daily News : Bayou Vista

April 24, 2014

Bayou Vista

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Property values climb across county

The net taxable value of property in Galveston County rose almost 6 percent to $22.67 billion for 2014, up from $21.41 billion in 2013, according to preliminary numbers from the central appraisal district.

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Monday 04/07/2014
Woman flips car on I-45 in Bayou Vista, walks away uninjured
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 12:08 am

BAYOU VISTA — A woman in her 30s was uninjured after she lost control and flipped her car on Interstate 45 near Bayou Vista.

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Saturday 03/08/2014
A long trip to church
Updated: March 09, 2014 - 12:37 am

BAYOU VISTA — Getting to Faith Community, Bayou Vista’s only church, can require either daring driving or careful-direction following. And for at least one person, getting there took much of a lifetime.

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Tuesday 02/04/2014
Flames destroy Bayou Vista home
Posted: February 04, 2014

BAYOU VISTA — A family of three escaped unscathed with their pets, but little else, after a raging fire destroyed their waterfront home, a fire official said Monday.

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Tuesday 12/31/2013
Fire chars Bayou Vista home
Posted: December 31, 2013

BAYOU VISTA — A man returning from work Monday evening found his Bayou Vista home ablaze, but firefighters extinguished the flames before the house was destroyed.

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Sunday 12/08/2013
The story of Bayou Vista’s infamous Possum Cat
Updated: December 08, 2013 - 2:22 am

Possum Cat was discovered hungry, yet full of desire to survive, and found the perfect place under the restaurant foundation. Possum Cat looked like any of the other thousands of stray cats that are scared and lonely, yet do not give in.

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Wednesday 10/16/2013
Burris wins big at fall fest
Posted: October 16, 2013

Friendswood’s Hugh Burris won the men’s 65-and-older singles title at the Houston Fall Festival Super Senior Major Zone tennis tournament.


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Sunday 10/13/2013
Deadly 13: I-45 tops list of Galveston County’s 13 deadliest roads
Posted: October 13, 2013

Interstate 45 tops the list of the county’s 13 deadliest highways, more than doubling the number of fatal crashes elsewhere in the last six years, state officials said.

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Thursday 08/22/2013
Rodgers to join hundreds of others in Clear Lake triathlon
Posted: August 22, 2013

BAYOU VISTA — Paul Rodgers is getting ready to compete in Saturday's Clear Lake International Triathlon.

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