KEMAH -- Fire crews are working to contain a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk.
KEMAH -- Fire crews are working to contain a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk.
SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department rescued a family whose sailboat had flipped near shore dumping five children and two adults into the water.
Rusty Dowling, the coach who led those teams to those titles returns for yet another honor. On Friday, the athletic facility where his teams lifted weights and studied film en route to those state titles will bare his name.
We are beginning another year of our Water Fowl Hunting Report which runs each Thursday through the end of duck season. Between now and January 21, we will focus on duck and goose hunting along the coastal prairies.
I recently read that Judge Kimberly Sullivan was forced to file a lawsuit against the commissioners court because her annual salary was reduced (“Meeting fails to take place, rift widens,” The Daily News, Oct. 24).
When I was a senior in high school (and dinosaurs walked the earth) the in-state tuition for Texas universities was $12 per credit hour.
Small stories are being shaped in miniature landscapes in pots, wood boxes and glass jars, complete with twig bridges, pebble paths and fairy cottages.
The Daily News will publish a commemorative 150th anniversary glossy, full-color magazine on Juneteenth featuring stories and photos remembering our past and celebrating a future that provides opportunities to all, regardless of race or ethnicity. But we need your help.
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DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are now playing hardball with Takata Corp. as they investigate a possibly deadly defect in some of the Japanese company's air bags.
Some of the top county teams fought to survive tough opposition in Week 9 action. The top performers from last week include:
The Clear Creek Wildcats made their top 10 debut in the latest Texas High School Coaches Association regional polls, which were released Monday.
Encourage your child to play outside with friends and family.
High school football previews featuring La Marque, Hitchcock, Clear Falls, Clear Brook and Santa Fe
HITCHCOCK — To improve Hitchcock Primary School’s state testing scores, campus and district officials must focus on each child’s learning and educational growth.
Some dominant outings highlight the top performances from Week 8. Last week’s top 10 county players were:
HITCHCOCK — School trustees will be planning for the district’s future by looking at improvements and discussing a permanent superintendent replacement.
Despite a 66-0 win on Thursday, the La Marque Cougars dropped from No. 1 to No. 3 in Class 4A-II, Region III in the Texas High School Coaches Association’s Week 8 poll released Monday.
HITCHCOCK — City commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to name interim Chief John Hamm the head of the city’s police department.
HITCHCOCK — Candidates for police chief include retired Department of Public Safety troopers, a former police chief, a sheriff’s deputy and officers from neighboring municipal departments.
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.
City commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to name interim Chief John Hamm the head of the city’s police department.
HITHCOCK — Hitchcock city commissioners could hire a new police chief Tuesday.
Football previews featuring Clear Springs at Friendswood, Clear Falls at Dickinson, Houston Worthing at La Marque, Santa Fe at Fort Bend Ridge Point, Edna at Hitchcock, High Island at Alvin Living Stones and The Woodlands Christian at Bay Area Christian.
A summary of Friday night's games between Sweeny and Hitchcock, Bay Area Christian and Rosehill Christian, and Houston Pro-Vision Academy and O'Connell.
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.
Delores Koopmann had heard rumors about the possible closing of Baywood Foods, the city’s only grocery store. But when Baywood Foods didn’t run an advertising insert in The Daily News this week, she knew the rumor would become reality.
Week 4 was a light one on the local sports schedule, with most football teams off. However, there were still notable performances on the gridiron — and on the volleyball court.
LEAGUE CITY — Many of the first immigrants to establish themselves in Galveston County in the early 1900s were from Italy. A little-known tidbit about the county’s Italian-born immigrants is that many were from the town of Cercenasco in the Piedmont area of Italy, a community about 15 miles southeast of Turin.
Students should be given many opportunities to enhance reading skills in a variety of ways.
While the majority of Galveston County teams had the week off, there were still some interesting games on the Week 4 schedule.
HOUSTON – The Hitchcock Bulldogs were successful in their fourth straight 2013 payback game in a road game Friday, defeating KIPP Sunnyside, 52-0, and improving to 4-0 in 2014.
HOUSTON – The Hitchcock Bulldogs look to continue their successful run in payback games as they take on another squad that got the better of them last season in a road game today at KIPP Sunnyside.
HITCHCOCK – What a difference an added year of experience can make. Last season, a young Hitchcock Bulldogs team finished the year 2-8. This year, while still young, the Bulldogs are off to a 3-0 start to the season.
On Sept. 11, the second annual 9/11 Remembrance Service was hosted in Hitchcock.
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.
Try cooking with your student.
Annually, Our Faith profiles the new principals of local faith-based schools. This year, there are two to introduce — Mark Priest of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Hitchcock and Laura L. Noonan of St. Mary Catholic School in League City.
TEXAS CITY — Air quality has improved for the fourth straight year, according to the toxicology division of the state’s environmental commission.
A roundup of Friday night games between St. Thomas and Santa Fe, O'Connell and Northside Home School, Hitchcock and Northland Christian and High Island and Orange Community Christian.
Previews of Aldine MacArthur at La Marque, Clear Creek at Deer Park, Clear Springs at La Porte, Katy Seven Lakes at Clear Falls, Santa Fe at Houston St. Thomas, Northland Christian at Hitchcock, Bay Area Christian at Bryan Brazos Christian, Orange Community Christian at High Island and Conroe Northside Homeschool at O’Connell.
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.
Week 2 of Galveston County football was a bounce-back week for teams that stumbled out the gate in Week 1. County teams were an impressive 10-2.
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.
GALVESTON – Galveston County’s finest laced up their boxing gloves and experienced all the pomp and circumstance of fighters on a big time fight card at Saturday’s sixth annual Battle of the Badges at Moody Gardens.
A roundup of Friday night football games including Clear Creek vs. Pasadena Dobie and Hitchcock vs. Danbury.
Previews for George Ranch at Friendswood, Clear Creek at Alief Taylor, Pasadena Dobie at Clear Springs, Baytown Lee at Santa Fe, Hitchcock at Danbury and High Island at Katy Faith West Academy.
HITCHCOCK – Michael Sam didn’t have to wait long for his second chance to arrive.
HITCHCOCK— A man sought by authorities in connection with a shooting was arrested Wednesday when he visited the police department to register as a sex offender, an official said.
DALLAS — Hitchcock native Michael Sam signed with the Dallas Cowboys practice squad on Wednesday morning, assuring that the National Football League's first openly gay player will be on a roster in time for this weekend's regular season opener.
HITCHCOCK — The city has begun a wide-ranging search for a new police chief, commissioners said.
HITCHCOCK — A 28-year-old man was in stable condition Tuesday after he was shot outside a Hitchcock apartment complex, police said.
Week 1 of Galveston County football saw familiar standouts from last season look like they were in midseason form.
An unprecedented shutout and the emergence of a diverse Dickinson athlete highlighted Week 1 of local high school football action.
ST. LOUIS – Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri’s season opener, he looked down at his cellphone.
HITCHCOCK — Five Bulldogs scored touchdowns as Hitchcock opened the 2014 campaign with a 39-3 shellacking of Katy Pope John at Bulldog Stadium on Friday.
Regarding the editorial “The Hitchcock police chief is gone, an explanation is missing” (The Daily News, Aug. 20): Heber Taylor and The Galveston Daily News attorneys know that an employee has the right and choice to have his or her job performance discussed during the open session portion of the meeting.
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.”
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