GALVESTON — Blood tests, conducted on samples that were retrieved from the ship by a Coast Guard helicopter on Saturday, showed that the woman was Ebola free.
TEXAS CITY — The challenger for the Precinct 4 seat on the county’s commissioners court would like to bring some political balance to the court. But longtime incumbent Ken Clark pointed to a series of successful projects for the county, and to decreasing spending and tax rates, as reasons for him to stay.
Defense seemed to be the cornerstone of the wins for county teams in this past week’s football action.
TEXAS CITY — The Rusty Dowling Athletic Facility will be dedicated on Oct. 31 during halftime of Texas City’s home game against Santa Fe.
While campaigning, some of us felt many people were more interested in sports, especially football, than in participating in solving our nation’s problems. To many fans, sports seemed an escape to avoid thinking about the chaos they saw going on around them. But now even sports has become part of the latest chaos.
Today’s the first day of early voting in the Nov. 4 elections. A good way to observe it would be to cast a vote for Proposition 1.
Lifelong Galvestonians will proudly tell you they are BOI — Born on The Island. Few realize there is an even more exclusive club in town: the BOF, Born On the Ferry.
As I’ve mentioned, I’m trying to listen to my life. I thought I’d chosen solitude to facilitate the process, but I now see that it chose me. The skies haven’t opened nor have I been jolted by an inspiring bolt of lightning.
NEW YORK (AP) — At 69, Bob Seger says he's ready to hit the road again: He's scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration.
Defense seemed to be the cornerstone of the wins for county teams in this past week’s football action.
Throughout October, Dickinson ISD students are showing support for important causes — from being united against bullying on Unity Day, taking a stand against drugs during Red Ribbon Week, or showing their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
FREEPORT — Brad Woodard and the Dickinson Gators put on a show Friday night at Hopper Field.
DICKINSON — The city named The Daily News as its official newspaper for the 2014-15 fiscal year during a regular council meeting Tuesday.
Six Daily News newspaper stands have been stolen in the last week, the paper’s circulation director said.
Week 7 in local football was all about the run game, with several backs leading the way for their teams.
Dickinson moved up a spot, while La Marque, Friendswood and Hitchcock stayed put in the most recent Texas High School Coaches Association regional football polls released Monday.
Residents can expect road detours and delays for Dickinson ISD school buses for the next two days, city officials said.
This week, Dickinson ISD students will get to be part of a community project honoring the city’s heritage and learning how ranchers, farmers and shopkeepers played an integral role in the early years of the Dickinson area.
"One Person’s Junque is Another Person’s Treasure” Sale will be sponsored by the Dickinson Historical Society from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Railroad Center, 218 FM 517 W., in Dickinson.
After a scoreless first quarter, Dickinson senior running back Brad Woodard blew the lid off the game, scoring three rushing touchdowns in the second quarter. Woodard’s scores helped the Gators pull away and defeat the Clear Falls Knights 35-7, Friday at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
A woman arrested in a Dickinson hotel room where police found more than half a pound of methamphetamines was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison.
Week 6 had many standout performances from county high school football players. The best were as follows:
The accomplishments of seven Dickinson High School alumni will be recognized this month when the Dickinson ISD Alumni Association hosts its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards and Dickinson High School Athletic Hall of Honor Banquet on Oct. 25 in the Gilruth Center at NASA Johnson Space Center.
Week 6 of the high school football season saw many local teams put tons of points on the board, resulting in some outstanding individual and team performances.
Saturday will feature Dickinson at Clear Brook,
New Hughes Road principal excited to work with area youth.
Week 5 of the Galveston County slate saw the beginning of district play for many teams. For others, it was another tuneup before the games that count.
DICKINSON – The opening of the District 24-6A football campaign started perfectly Friday on homecoming night for the Dickinson Gators as they defeated the Clear Lake Falcons, 49-7, in another dominate performance.
A roundup of Friday's games between Dickinson and Friendswood, Santa Fe and Ball High, Clear Falls and Clear Brook, and Texas City and Fort Bend Elkins.
The city on Friday became the latest in the county to change how residents get information via the Internet.
Previews of today's games including Santa Fe at Ball High, Fort Bend Elkins at Texas City, Clear Lake at Dickinson, Clear Brook at Clear Creek, Lamar Consolidated at La Marque, Hitchcock at Sweeny, Bay Area Christian at Tomball Rosehill Christian and Crosby Victory & Praise Christian at High Island.
There’s nothing quite like clay to take your mind away from the every day.
Redistricting for Galveston County’s 6A and 5A schools has made predicting which four teams in each district will advance to the postseason as difficult an endeavor as ever.
This is homecoming week in Dickinson ISD and the Gators are ready to “Hunt the Falcons!” Several activities are planned to get the entire community in the Gator spirit.
DICKINSON — The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse will open two comedies “Greater Tuna” and “Wyrd Sisters” at 3803 state Highway 3 in October.
A roundup of volleyball matches from Clear Springs, Friendswood, Clkear Creek, Clear Falls, Dickinson, Santa Fe, Ball High and Texas City.
A look at high school volleyball action Tuesday night from Dickinson, Friendswood, Santa Fe, Texas City and Ball High.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Communities In Schools-Bay Area serving the Clear Creek and Dickinson independent school districts at risk students.
It wasn’t the best week for county teams in Week 3 as local teams combined to go 5-6, but there were plenty of standouts, even in defeat.
Hundreds of Dickinson Independent School District students in prekindergarten through sixth grade will get a new school experience in two years when the district opens the Lobit Education Village.
This week in Galveston County high school football was a mixed bag as local teams went 5-6, but there were still plenty of noteworthy moments from the gridiron.
HOUSTON – University of Houston-Downtown powerlifting co-captain Kenny Nguyen, 19, of Dickinson, set American records in both the Teen 18-19 and the Open divisions of the 145-pound weight class at the recent USA Powerlifting Bench Press Nationals in San Antonio.
DICKINSON – The marquee one-on-one matchup in Friday’s Dickinson-Texas City rivalry game was a family feud as team standouts — and cousins — Brad Woodard and D’Vonta Hinton squared off as they have done since youth football.
Texas City and Clear Brook were the big winners Saturday at the fourth annual Remembering Ike Team Tennis Classic.
DICKINSON – The Gators big senior class vented two years of frustration with a 57-6 win over rivals Texas City at Sam Vitanza Stadium on Friday.
TEXAS CITY — Air quality has improved for the fourth straight year, according to the toxicology division of the state’s environmental commission.
Volleyball action Tuesday night from Clear Creek, Clear Falls, Clear Springs, Dickinson, Santa Fe, Texas City and Ball High.
GALVESTON – Being from Corpus Christi, Friendswood High School tennis coach David Cook is all too familiar with hurricanes and what devastating effect it can have on a Gulf Coast community.
TEXAS CITY — A man is in critical condition after an oxygen cylinder he was moving exploded Thursday morning.
DICKINSON — Fans should expect some old-school, smash-mouth football Friday night when Galveston County foes Texas City and Dickinson meet at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
High school team tennis is in full swing. Now, the locals are playing for keeps.
DICKINSON – In the course of a football game, there are things that can get a player’s blood boiling.
From city officials in Santa Fe to Bayou Vista, Friendswood to League City and all places in between, the message is pretty much the same. When it comes to mosquito complaints, call the county, not us.
Communities In Schools Bay Area has played a role in the success of hundreds of graduates from the Dickinson Independent School District.
Week 2 of the Galveston County high school football season saw Texas City win the Battle by the Bay for the second year in a row, Friendswood make a statement in a thrilling win against state-ranked Richmond George Ranch and Ball High fall to an opponent from south of the border.
DICKINSON — Five years ago in a Dickinson High School art classroom, Abbie Laird and her classmates made model sculptures representing the city’s founders.
A look at Friday night's high school volleyball action from Clear Creek, Clear Springs, Dickinson, Friendswood, Ball High, Santa Fe and Texas City.
Gators shut down offense that scored 62 points in Week 1
DICKINSON — What began five years ago as an idea to highlight the city’s early history will be realized in bronze this weekend.
Previews for Dickinson at Summer Creek and Clear Falls at Fort Bend Kempner
Mary Dunbaugh writes about Dickinson Historical Society events, including an unveiling ceremony for a new statue at the city complex.
Week 1 of Galveston County football saw familiar standouts from last season look like they were in midseason form.
The first week of the 2014-15 school year in the Dickinson Independent School District brought two exciting accomplishments.
SANTA FE – Junior college power Blinn lit up the scoreboard in the home opener for the Southeast Prep Spartans, who now play their games at Raitano Field, as the Buccanneers rolled to a 77-6 win.
DICKINSON – A first place finish by Clear Creek’s Tyler Martin highlighted the performances of Galveston County athletes at the annual Swamp Classic cross country meet hosted by Dickinson at Lobit Park on Friday morning.
A look at volleyball action from Dickinson and Clear Falls.
DICKINSON — Firefighters from at least five departments worked late into Saturday evening to control a fire at a home on the Dickinson Bayou.
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