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The Galveston County Daily News : Bayou Vista

August 30, 2014

Bayou Vista

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Tornado watch for Galveston County lifted

The National Weather Service has declared a tornado watch in effect in Galveston County until 9 p.m.

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Tuesday 04/29/2014
Bayou Vista fire dept. asks voters to OK mandatory fee
Posted: April 29, 2014

BAYOU VISTA — For years, residents in Bayou Vista and Old Bayou Vista were given the option to pay an extra $15 on their monthly water bill to help support local fire and emergency medical services. A proposition on the May ballot would make that fee mandatory.

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Tuesday 04/22/2014
Property values climb across county
Posted: April 22, 2014

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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