The way the state distributes money to school districts is sure to be center stage when the state Legislature meets in January.
Galvestonian Barbara Sasser and 19 members of her family traveled to Manila for the Filipino premiere of the documentary “Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust,” hosted by President Benigno S. Aquino III.
An unprecedented shutout and the emergence of a diverse Dickinson athlete highlighted Week 1 of local high school football action.
Conditions are beginning to improve and the fishing is picking up.
National Geographic photographer Maggie Steber talked her way into a first job by pounding the streets of Galveston with a camera in her hand.
Margaret Barno reviews “Visions From Above: My Journey — My Destiny,” by Amy Jamison.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an "uphill battle."
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A police officer shot a man who was pointing a gun at passing cars on an Interstate 84 off-ramp, and the ensuing standoff with the wounded suspect led to a long Labor Day closure of the freeway.
Monday’s beginning of the school year wasn’t just a new experience for students — more than 700 men and women also marked their first day in the classroom as teachers.
Coach Kevin Williamson believes the Cardinals can turn around last season’s 1-9 finish to the point where they can be playoff contenders in what is expected to be a challenging District 16-1A, Division II.
While Friendswood had the most significant change as an individual program following realignment, the overall districts for other county schools were altered dramatically.
HIGH ISLAND – Don’t be fooled by the Cardinals’ 1-9 finish last season.
The National Weather Service has declared a tornado watch in effect in Galveston County until 9 p.m.
The day didn’t start well. I saw only two birds at my first stop. And the dark clouds overhead threatened rain at any moment.
Two Galveston County school districts — Friendswood and Clear Creek — are ranked among the top five in Greater Houston area by the nonprofit organization Children at Risk.
High school basketball schedules for Feb. 7, 2014
LA MARQUE – Derrick O’Brien led Premier Learning Academy to a win over High Island on Friday.
The fight over Rollover Pass is not about sand. The fight is about the health of East Bay.
Texas City's D'Onta Foreman named Player of the Year
HIGH ISLAND — A nonprofit group is expected to close today on the acquisition of 1,350 acres of key birding habitat on Bolivar Peninsula, removing prime, undeveloped beach front from the hands of commercial developers.
Thanksgiving Closings published in The Daily News:
Ohhhh, what a week we had to end the season!
CHESTER – High Island ended the season on a high note Friday with a 40-24 win over Chester at Aubrey Bradley Stadium, the Cardinals’ first victory this season.
HIGH ISLAND — The High Island school district has received a new “met standard” rating under the state’s 2013 accountability system after appealing the Texas Education Agency’s original “improvement required” mark issued in August.
A look at the high school football match-ups for Week 10:
HIGH ISLAND – The Cardinals (0-7, 0-2) lost 71-46 in a shootout with Apple Springs at Cardinals Stadium on Friday.
A look at Galveston County high school football games for Week 9
A look at Galveston County high school football games for Week 7:
Ohhhh, mama! What a week! We had 12 teams go out and six came back victorious. We had barn-burners and nail-biters, blowouts and man-handlings.
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.
HIGH ISLAND – The Cardinals endured another tough loss at Cardinal Stadium on Friday, as High Island lost an early lead and fell to Faith West Academy, 48-36.
A look at Galveston County high school football games this week:
The season really begins the week for most Galveston County high school football teams as district play kicks off. Here's a look at this weekend's games.
BAYTOWN – The Cardinals couldn’t keep up with Baytown Christian in the second half of Friday night’s game on the road, losing. 48-14.
A look at all the high school football action this weekend.
Moderate to strong easterly winds continue to hamper most fishing efforts; however, anglers willing to tolerate bumpy seas offshore continue to bring in the fish.
HIGH ISLAND – Whether it’s six-man or 11-man football, a one-point loss hurts just the same.
The High Island Cardinals and the Santa Fe Indians hit the gridiron again this weekend to continue their football seasons. Above, the Cardinals take the field for their battle against Logos Prep. Top right, the Santa Fe Belles cheer on the Indians, while Santa Fe offensive lineman Travis Doolittle, left, leads the team on the field. Meanwhile, 3-year-old Sam Billeadeau cheers on the Cardinals at High Island’s Nest Stadium. Alas, both teams came up a bit short. The Cardinals fell, 45-44, in a thriller, while the Indians just fell short against St. Thomas, 26-17.
It was another heady week of gridiron competition for Galveston County squads.
HIGH ISLAND – The Cards started the night off strong at Cardinals’ Nest Stadium, but the tides turned after halftime, as High Island eventually lost to Alvin Living Stones, 38-37.
A look at Week 1 games Friday night for Galveston County high school football teams, including the annual Battle of the Bay between longtime rivals La Marque and Texas City.
There were big-time performances across the county, but several players stood out from the rest.
Well, we have one week under our belts and some of our teams look in midseason form and others, well, they’re getting there.
HIGH ISLAND — A witness to an apparent car theft shot at the suspects, possibly grazing one of the men, authorities said Thursday.
Black history events published in The Daily News for Feb. 19
Area high school basketball action for Feb. 13.
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