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The Galveston County Daily News : Hitchcock

August 1, 2014


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Taxpayers deserve a fuller explanation

The Hitchcock school board owes the public a fuller explanation of the departure of Superintendent Barbara Derrick.

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Thursday 07/31/2014
Hitchcock looks at permits for events
Posted: July 31, 2014

HITCHCOCK — Some Hitchcock residents are concerned that a proposed ordinance governing large events might drive off festivals and discourage new visitors. 

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Sunday 07/27/2014
Let’s plan a big Juneteenth celebration for 2015
Posted: July 27, 2014

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.

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Youths corral Summer Series awards
Posted: July 27, 2014

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.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Men charged with leaving children locked in car
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm

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.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Derrick to receive $120K payment on her way out
Posted: July 23, 2014

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. 

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Derrick resigns as Hitchcock superintendent
Posted: July 22, 2014

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.

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Sunday 07/20/2014
Strikeasaurus: Youth bowlers bring home state title
Posted: July 20, 2014

TEXAS CITY – “Strikeasaurus” feasted on pins as the Texas City-based youth bowling team stomped the competition to bring home a state title.

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Thursday 07/17/2014
Hitchcock superintendent resigning
Posted: July 17, 2014

HITCHCOCK — Just two years after she was hired as superintendent, Barbara Derrick apparently is set to resign.

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