LA MARQUE — Buildings residents say were being used by varmints and criminals are coming down.
LA MARQUE — Buildings residents say were being used by varmints and criminals are coming down.
GALVESTON — Island voters overwhelmingly approved a tax change Tuesday that will allow pay raises for public school teachers.
LA MARQUE — The Cougars’ top option at wide receiver will now try his hand at shutting down opposing offenses as a starting safety this season.
GALVESTON — Local jiu-jitsu practitioners got the chance to learn from a mixed martial arts icon Tuesday at the Anaconda Jiu-Jitsu Training Center.
The Daily News, in a letter to Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, contends that the La Marque Independent School District is skirting that state’s open records law.
I read with interest the headlines of the Daily News dated Aug. 21 stating “Consultant to evaluate county animal shelter.”
GALVESTON — If this weren’t already the Year of the Beer in Galveston, thanks to the new Galveston Island Brewing Co., the recently opened Stuttgarden Tavern beer garden and the always-hopping Beerfoot Brewery brew pub, the Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival would seal the deal.
Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children. About 90 percent of all unintentional injuries in children can be avoided.
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it's proposing measures to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Cabinet minister on Wednesday urged Pakistan's two key opposition figures leading mass rallies outside parliament to back off their demand for the prime minister's resignation in ongoing talks with the government.
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.
District realignments have left Galveston County schools with a slew of new district opponents.
The Daily News is changing how we report live scores and interact with fans this season.
Last year’s youth is this season’s experience, as the Bulldogs bring back 16 starters, many of whom cut their teeth during a 2-8 campaign.
While Friendswood had the most significant change as an individual program following realignment, the overall districts for other county schools were altered dramatically.
HITCHCOCK — A large crowd turned out at a church Saturday to cheer on the state’s Democratic nominee for governor.
Oh, come on. You can’t fire a police chief and expect people to be satisfied with no explanation whatsoever.
A look at Tuesday night's volleyball action from across Galveston County.
Some local schools will get their first cracks at practicing opposite a different team, while others return for round two in this week’s scheduled football scrimmages.
HITCHCOCK — Friends of a Hitchcock man who was struck and killed by a vehicle while jogging alongside FM 2004 on Saturday have set up a fund for funeral expenses and to support the man’s family.
HITCHCOCK — City commissioners on Monday voted, 3-2, to fire Police Chief Clay Kennelly “for job performance and loss of confidence.”
HITCHCOCK — Authorities Monday continued investigating a collision that killed a jogger during the weekend and left a La Marque woman charged with intoxication manslaughter.
HITCHCOCK — City Commissioners are set to discuss the possible firing of Hitchcock Police Chief Clay Kennelly at a meeting today.
HITCHCOCK — A man accused of striking a Hitchcock resident in the head with a golf club was convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Friday.
County football teams that began practice Aug. 4 will get their first chance to take on another team in the first scrimmages of the year today and Saturday.
HITCHCOCK — Rowdy Day Music Festival 2014 welcomes headliner Whiskey Myers and a host of top Southeast Texas Country bands on Saturday at the Galveston County Fairgrounds, 10 Jack Brooks Road, in Hitchcock.
Every year, folks gather along state Highway 6 to celebrate their rural roots during the Good Ole Days Festival in Hitchcock.
While La Marque not meeting state standards, district shows improvement
Torin Collins writes about the Good Ole Days festival that begins today in Hitchcock.
Before Hitchcock city commissioners discuss the proposed “mass gathering” ordinance, they ought to ask one question: Why does Hitchcock need it?
The Hitchcock school board owes the public a fuller explanation of the departure of Superintendent Barbara Derrick.
For 22 years, I have observed Dr. Barbara Derrick as she set and reached her personal and professional educational goals, from teacher to principal, from her superintendent’s certification to her doctoral degree in education.
HITCHCOCK — Some Hitchcock residents are concerned that a proposed ordinance governing large events might drive off festivals and discourage new visitors.
I have attended Juneteenth meetings in Galveston, Texas City and Hitchcock. Each community has several things in common regarding Juneteenth celebrations, which include a parade, citywide festival and a program unique to their respective cities.
HITCHCOCK – After six weeks of action, the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo Association divvied out awards and prizes at the awards banquet for youth competitors in its Summer Series on Saturday at Ed Pickett Hall.
HITCHCOCK — Two men were arrested Thursday after police said they left children in a locked car outside a Hitchcock gas station for about 30 minutes.
HITCHCOCK — Barbara Derrick, the resigning superintendent of the Hitchcock school district, will receive a $120,000 settlement payment, according to her separation agreement with the district.
HITCHCOCK — The Hitchcock school district board of trustees accepted the resignation of Superintendent Barbara Derrick on Monday and named Carla Vickroy, the assistant superintendent, as acting superintendent.
TEXAS CITY – “Strikeasaurus” feasted on pins as the Texas City-based youth bowling team stomped the competition to bring home a state title.
HITCHCOCK — Just two years after she was hired as superintendent, Barbara Derrick apparently is set to resign.
Rodeo raises funds for cancer research, helps local youth
HITCHCOCK — Divers searched a canal in Hitchcock late Tuesday night after a motorcycle was found submerged in the water, but officials suspect the bike was abandoned months ago, police said.
HITCHCOCK — The Hitchcock school district board of trustees took no action on filling the empty high school principal position Tuesday night.
If it hadn’t have been for an article in The Daily News, people in Hitchcock wouldn’t have known that the school board is going to talk about how to fill the principal’s position at the high school.
The School Board is scheduled to meet Tuesday on how to fill the high school post.
HITCHCOCK — A man and his dog were uninjured after strong winds flattened a storage structure next to his mobile home in Freddiesville on Thursday.
Eleven Galveston County football players will be in action at Huffman Falcon Stadium tonight for the second annual Greater Houston Football Coaches Association Bowl.
HITCHCOCK — Abraham Lincoln, Harriett Tubman and Frederick Douglass joined a Juneteenth celebration at the Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock on Saturday.
The Hitchcock Juneteenth Parade lineup is at 9 a.m. today. The parade will start at 10 a.m. and travel from Greater St. Matthew’s Baptist Church, 6333 state Highway 6, to Stringfellow Orchards, 7902 state Highway 6.
The percentage of grads headed for higher education rises from 25 percent to 91 percent.
Fifty-five members of the Hitchcock High School’s Class of 2014 received their diplomas during the commencement ceremony Friday at Bulldog Stadium.
HITCHCOCK — A very young Hitchcock Bulldogs football team endured harsh on-the-job training during last season’s 2-8 campaign, an experience that could translate into a more successful résumé for coach Craig Smith’s squad in 2014.
Teachers, students show support for one of their own on Michael Sam Day
Hitchcock Independent School District did well in deciding to honor Michael Sam, a Hitchcock graduate who was drafted by the St. Louis Rams of the NFL.
Last summer on June 19, a crowd filled Emancipation Hall for the unveiling of the Frederick Douglass monument.
The National Weather Service has declared a tornado watch in effect in Galveston County until 9 p.m.
HITCHCOCK – Another Galveston County community will be showing its pride and support for their homegrown product earning an opportunity to play professional football as the Hitchcock community will celebrate Michael Sam Day on June 2.
HITCHCOCK — A jury Thursday sentenced a former Houston police officer to seven years in prison for killing a Clear Lake oral surgeon.
I am blessed by an employee and a young man at the Texas City Goodwill on April 30. They found and returned my wallet.
HITCHCOCK — A jury will begin deliberating today to decide punishment for a former Houston police officer convicted of manslaughter in the killing of a Clear Lake oral surgeon.
HITCHCOCK — A retired Houston police officer was found guilty Monday of manslaughter in the killing of a Clear Lake dentist.
Hitchcock confidants express support for Michael Sam
Late Saturday afternoon, I was typing away about the Clear Creek Wildcats’ baseball playoff victory with, as is usually the case when I work from home, ESPN on the TV to serve as background noise.
Limit the time your children watch television or play video games to no more than two hours per day.
NEW YORK – The franchise that was first to design a helmet and sign an African-American player added one more notch to its trendsetting ways on Saturday afternoon.
NEW YORK -- The St. Louis Rams selected Hitchcock native Michael Sam with the 249th overall pick of the National Football League draft, making Sam the league's first openly gay player.
From a $56 million bond referendum in Dickinson to a fire fee in Bayou Vista, from a heated council race in Kemah to contested single-member district races in La Marque and Texas City, there are 16 races on the ballot today in addition to those on Galveston Island.
Police officers in Hitchcock, Santa Fe and Kemah will be keeping a sharp eye out for drivers’ seat belts from May 19 through June 3.
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