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The Galveston County Daily News : Kemah

January 30, 2015


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May election season starts today

Today is the first day for potential candidates to file to run for city council and school board elections in May. There are 15 municipal or school elections scheduled for May 9.

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Sunday 01/25/2015
Let the good times roll Kemah-style
Posted: January 25, 2015

There’s more to Mardi Gras than what’s going on in Galveston or New Orleans. Among the most anticipated events of the Mardi Gras season is the Yachty Gras Grand Night Boat Parade, a procession of beautifully illuminated and decorated boats best viewed standing along the water at the Kemah Boardwalk.

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Saturday 01/24/2015
Coast Guard helo makes unplanned stop at Home Depot
Posted: January 24, 2015

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter that was helping emergency workers search for a missing kayaker had to make an emergency landing in a lumberyard parking lot Thursday night.

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Friday 01/23/2015
Kayaker fell overboard, makes it back to shore
Posted: January 23, 2015

A kayaker who decided to head out into Galveston Bay during stormy weather Thursday afternoon fell overboard. Luckily he made it safe to shore, but not before a search was launched by the Kemah Police Department and the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Saturday 01/10/2015
Former NASA contractor appointed Kemah city secretary
Posted: January 10, 2015

A former finanical analyst for a NASA contractor is now the new city secretary. Patty Kloves was confirmed to the post by city council on Wednesday.

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Thursday 01/08/2015
Kemah, carriage operator at standstill; city to form panel in hopes of solution
Posted: January 08, 2015

A dispute between a local carriage operator, the city and the Kemah Boardwalk wasn’t resolved during Wednesday’s city council meeting. Instead, the city will form a committee to negotiate a possible truce.

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Sunday 01/04/2015
Food bank looking for a helping hand, tank of gas
Posted: January 04, 2015

The Galveston County Food Bank has been inundated with food donations during the holiday season but needs help getting the food where it needs to go.

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Kemah council to discuss carriage parking spots
Posted: January 04, 2015

KEMAH — The city council is slated to discuss new queuing locations for Kemah Carriages, but officials were unclear about whether any decision would be made during the meeting.

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Tuesday 12/30/2014
Galveston Walmart racks up cop calls
Posted: December 30, 2014

The superstores are a hub for police calls in every city that has the store in the county.

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