FRIENDSWOOD — Police late Wednesday night issued a Thanksgiving-eve alert as they search for a missing 77-year-old.
FRIENDSWOOD — Police late Wednesday night issued a Thanksgiving-eve alert as they search for a missing 77-year-old.
GALVESTON — When people fight development of liquefied natural gas plants in their communities, they inevitably point to the “Cleveland Disaster,” which occurred in 1944 when a holding tank failed, releasing 1.1 million gallons of its contents into streets and sewers.
One of the things to be most thankful for in covering local sports is when the unexpected happens. It’s also what makes doing preseason predictions one of the worst chores.
Last weekend, I was in northeast Oklahoma visiting friends and had the opportunity to go duck hunting outside of Muskogee, Okla. If half of the ducks I observed make it down to the Gulf Coast, we can expect some heavy numbers of gadwalls, widgeons and mallards before the end of the season.
All of us should praise the Lord at Thanksgiving. In Psalms 103, we are reminded “not to forget all his benefits.”
I took the title of this column from a Martha Stewart Living Magazine. Before you get the wrong idea, I have to explain that I don’t read or watch Martha Stewart, but my wife does.
Turkey day is around the corner but to keep food poisoning the Centers for Disease Control has sent out tips to safely thaw and prepare Thanksgiving Day meals.
It’s known that cholesterol levels typically rise as people age and that high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. What’s less known is that cholesterol levels begin to decline the more a person ages. Recently, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Kentucky found that differences in one gene can influence a person’s cholesterol levels from midlife to late life.
SYDNEY (AP) — Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television.
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a domestic first-class match. He was 25.
The Galveston County Commissioners Court approved a resolution recognizing the Dickinson High School Football team. The commissioners court also approved a resolution to recognize Westwind Helicopter, Inc. submitted by County Judge Mark Henry.
As I reflect on these past few months, I realize just how blessed we all are. We, in this district, are so fortunate. We are all very blessed …
SANTA FE — A Santa Fe high school student will perform with a small ensemble representing the Macy’s Great American Marching Band on the "Today Show" at 7 a.m. today.
Councilman Ronald “Bubba” Jannett said he is a country boy at heart and understands the freedoms the residents who live in Santa Fe’s extraterritorial jurisdiction stand for.
In the 33 years that Viola Galicki has lived in Santa Fe’s extraterrirotial jurisdiction, she can count on her fingers the little bit of business that has come into the city, she said.
Santa Fe Lady Indians standout junior outside hitter Keegan Nelms highlights the delegation of county players on the District 23-5A all-district volleyball team released Monday.
SANTA FE — The city council tonight will take another look at a proposal that was put on hold last week to annex 2,569 acres. And if it passes, they will take up the matter again on Thursday night, Santa Fe officials said.
SANTA FE — An Alvin man is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child after being accused of assaulting a teen family member last year.
WEST COLUMBIA — The Santa Fe Lady Indians went 1-1 on the first day of the West Columbia Tournament on Thursday. In its win, Santa Fe topped Hitchcock 65-41.
SANTA FE — The city council's review of plans to annex 2,569 acres of land will have to wait one more week.
The city council will revisit a proposal tonight that was put on hold three years ago to annex 2,569 acres on the city’s northeast side.
The Santa Fe Lady Indians continued their impressive run through the Class 5A, Region III playoffs, topping New Caney Porter 25-19, 25-19, 25-21 in their regional quarterfinal match on Tuesday.
LEAGUE CITY — The League City Veterans Day ceremony was among 10 similar events across the county including ceremonies at the VFW posts in Dickinson, Santa Fe and at the American Undersea Warfare Center at Seawolf Park on Pelican Island Galveston.
The transition from life in the military to that of the civilian world can be jarring and at times difficult to navigate, but there are organizations across the county to help former service members make the transition.
According to the Weather Channel, home buyers may want to think twice before buying real estate in Galveston County.
SANTA FE — A 36-year-old Santa Fe woman was charged with assaulting her live-in boyfriend with a butcher knife.
SANTA FE — Incumbents Theresa Herzog and Jason O’Brien were re-elected to the school board.
After district meetings Wednesday morning, the days, times and locations for Galveston County’s five volleyball teams to qualify for the playoffs have been made official.
Authorities arrested a former employee and a man who applied to work at the Red Cap Restaurant three days before it was robbed, police said.
SANTA FE — The Ridge Point Lady Panthers assured there would be sharing of the District 23-5A championship, as they brought their A-game in topping the Santa Fe Lady Indians 25-22, 25-19, 25-15 on Tuesday in Santa Fe.
A Santa Fe woman who was accused of murdering a 4-year-old girl last year was freed Monday after her case was dismissed by the Galveston County District Attorney’s office. But prosecutors say they hope she will soon be back in court after they refile the charge.
Within 15 minutes after the lunch bell at 10:40 a.m., Dickinson High School’s child nutrition staff will have fed about 1,500 students.
High school football previews featuring La Marque, Hitchcock, Clear Falls, Clear Brook and Santa Fe
Before Tuesday’s home match against Ball High, the Santa Fe Lady Indians volleyball team presented a check for the Snowdrop Foundation for $15,610.45 as a result of this year’s installment of the program’s Rally Around The Cause campaign. The total shattered Santa Fe’s goal of raising $13,000 for the foundation, which raises funds for childhood cancer research, advocacy programs for childhood cancer survivors and childhood cancer awareness. Santa Fe’s Rally Around The Cause campaign is inspired by former player Dana Marabella, who died of a rare form of brain cancer in 1999 at age 16. Each year, the team and Santa Fe ISD community sells shirts and other merchandise, with the proceeds of the sales going toward the Rally Around the Cause campaign.
Some dominant outings highlight the top performances from Week 8. Last week’s top 10 county players were:
Defense seemed to be the cornerstone of the wins for county teams in this past week’s football action.
Santa Fe ISD is making strides in workplace wellness with the launch of a motivational voluntary new program to get our employees moving more and increasing awareness and the importance of wellness. The intent of the program is to create a culture of wellness to benefit all staff and students in SFISD.
It was a long night for the Santa Fe Indians as the Fort Bend Marshal Buffaloes, led by depth in the running game, wore out the Indians to win, 45-10.
SANTA FE — Two incumbents are looking to keep their spots on Santa Fe ISD’s school board in the November election.
SANTA FE — More than 15 years ago, the Santa Fe sports community lost one of its own, but her memory continues to ring out and benefit others.
SANTA FE — Santa Fe’s fire marshal resigned after being charged with drunken driving.
SANTA FE — The Texas City Lady Stings had one of their better efforts of the season, becoming the first District 23-5A team to win a game against Santa Fe, but the Lady Indians dug deep to come away with a 25-19, 24-26, 25-17, 25-18 win Tuesday at home.
Week 6 had many standout performances from county high school football players. The best were as follows:
Week 6 of the high school football season saw many local teams put tons of points on the board, resulting in some outstanding individual and team performances.
SANTA FE — The Santa Fe football team’s rebuilding process has seen its share of growing pains during Mark Kanipes’ first year at the helm, but Friday may have provided the toughest loss to swallow.
SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Lady Indians continued to run roughshod over District 23-5A competition on Tuesday, sweeping Fort Bend Elkins at home 25-16, 25-6, 25-10.
ALGOA — A man and his father-in-law were jailed Sunday night after a dispute over use of a water well culminated in a stabbing and gunfire in unincorporated Santa Fe, authorities said.
SANTA FE — Two men who lived at a house in Santa Fe where more than 140 animals were seized this month might not face criminal charges, authorities said.
GALVESTON – Ball High’s offense finally took off Friday as the Tors won the District 23-5A opener, 24-13, against the Santa Fe Indians at Kermit Courville Stadium.
A roundup of Friday's games between Dickinson and Friendswood, Santa Fe and Ball High, Clear Falls and Clear Brook, and Texas City and Fort Bend Elkins.
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.
Area volleyball action for Sept. 24 features Clear Creek, Friendswood, Clear Springs, Clear Brook, Santa Fe, Ball High and Texas City.
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.
In 2010, community leaders worked with Santa Fe ISD to establish the Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation. Their mission is “Uniting the Santa Fe community in support of quality public education.”
SANTA FE — A new public safety building, a long-held dream for officers in the Santa Fe Police Department, is now a reality.
With much of the attention this election season on the state and county offices, it could be easy to miss that a handful of municipalities are holding Nov. 4 elections as well.
A roundup of volleyball matches from Clear Springs, Friendswood, Clkear Creek, Clear Falls, Dickinson, Santa Fe, Ball High and Texas City.
GALVESTON — A judge Wednesday signed an agreed order awarding permanent custody of the more than 140 animals, including more than 70 Irish Wolfhounds, rescued from a property in Santa Fe to the Houston SPCA, according to the advocacy group.
A look at high school volleyball action Tuesday night from Dickinson, Friendswood, Santa Fe, Texas City and Ball High.
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.
SANTA FE — More than 100 animals rescued from a property in Santa Fe on Friday are receiving veterinary care, according to the Houston SPCA.
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.
Volleyball action Tuesday night from Clear Creek, Clear Falls, Clear Springs, Dickinson, Santa Fe, Texas City and Ball High.
SANTA FE — More than 100 animals, including macaws, tortoises and about 73 Irish wolfhounds, were seized Friday on six acres in Santa Fe.
HOUSTON – Santa Fe’s Jim Abney will be taking the idea of racing for a cure to a whole new level as he will be running for 24 hours straight to raise awareness of childhood cancer starting today.
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.
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