Building a levee across the mouth of Galveston Bay not be stop bad things from happening behind it.
Building a levee across the mouth of Galveston Bay not be stop bad things from happening behind it.
LEAGUE CITY — Cabela’s, the world’s largest seller of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans a 72,000-square-foot store at the intersection of Interstate 45 and Big League Dreams Parkway.
LEAGUE CITY — The crosstown rival Clear Springs Chargers came out swinging and put the Clear Creek Wildcats in an unfamiliar spot Thursday night.
MISSOURI CITY — The Texas City Stings on Thursday were held under 300 total yards offense, turned the ball over three times, had nine penalties for 55 yards and completed only three passes.
The Galveston City Council changed the way it appoints members to some city boards. Slowly, people are realizing that change could have huge implications.
Early Saturday morning I took my daughter, Kai, to the D’Feet Breast Cancer run at Moody Gardens. She had a great time and did the kids 1K, which was the first race she’d ever entered.
At Galveston Island Oktoberfest, the wursts are the best, the bier is free-flowing and it’s never too hot for lederhosen.
A returning performance of “The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus” will be presented by the Galveston College Theater Department at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Saturday in Room FA-207 of the Fine Arts Building at Galveston College, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York doctor who has tested positive for Ebola "obviously felt he wasn't symptomatic" when he went out "in a limited way."
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master.
TEXAS CITY — After months of all work and no play on the Bayou Golf Course, golfers are once more hooking, slicing, birdieing and bogeying on the newly renovated fairways and greens.
Texas City at Fort Bend Willowridge
Some dominant outings highlight the top performances from Week 8. Last week’s top 10 county players were:
Four locals will be looking to keep their team tennis season in full swing this week.
District 23-5A champion Texas City and third-place Ball High will take to the courts first today, then 24-6A winner Clear Creek and fourth-place Friendswood will follow suit on Thursday in their respective area tournaments.
Defense seemed to be the cornerstone of the wins for county teams in this past week’s football action.
TEXAS CITY — The Rusty Dowling Athletic Facility will be dedicated on Oct. 31 during halftime of Texas City’s home game against Santa Fe.
TEXAS CITY — The challenger for the Precinct 4 seat on the county’s commissioners court would like to bring some political balance to the court. But longtime incumbent Ken Clark pointed to a series of successful projects for the county, and to decreasing spending and tax rates, as reasons for him to stay.
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.
Possession is regarded nine-tenths of the law, a lesson the Stingarees taught visiting Fort Bend Bush on Friday night.
TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Friday near the Texas City Dike.
TEXAS CITY — A jury Friday found that a 2010 emissions incident at BP’s former refinery did not cause any injuries to eight plaintiffs suing the company.
WEBSTER — A Galveston County man who was put in isolation at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center after showing symptoms of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome tested negative for the virus.
Daily News Photo Editor Jennifer Reynolds was honored in the annual Southern Newspaper Publishers Association’s photo contest.
Week 7 in local football was all about the run game, with several backs leading the way for their teams.
It’s Homecoming Week in Texas City ISD beginning Tuesday and running through Friday.
TEXAS CITY — Though few know her name, Autumn Mason is famous around town. She’s the dynamo behind (or inside) College of the Mainland’s mascot, Comet the Duck. Going to local schools, games and events, she perfectly embodies the role that even her first syllable foreshadowed.
GALVESTON — After Ball High fought the Texas City Stings tough in the first half, the Tors got a heaping helping of the Jarvis Ford diet in the second half.
The owner of an apartment complex with multiple code violations that left dozens of families without electricity for more than two days could face daily fines if the issues remain unresolved, city officials said.
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.
Texas City police are working with Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies to track down someone who called in three bomb threats to Texas City schools the past two weeks.
TEXAS CITY — A one-unit apartment fire left a man’s apartment scorched and charred, but what it unveiled left 24 families uncertain about where they might call home in the days to come.
Rivals from opposite sides of the causeway will battle for local bragging rights and a crucial District 23-5A win when Ball High hosts Texas City on Friday.
With just one week remaining in the regular season, locals pretty much now know who and where they will be playing in their respective area team tennis tournaments.
GALVESTON — Citing the number of people in the city using vouchers to live in places outside its boundaries, the Galveston Housing Authority has transferred more than 300 housing vouchers to the control of its counterpart in Texas City.
TEXAS CITY — For the second time in as many weeks, a school campus was cleared because of a bomb threat. This time students at Levi Fry Intermediate school, 300 25th Avenue North, were taken out of the school as the Texas City bomb squad sweeps the campus.
TEXAS CITY — The players on the gridiron who line up on the offensive line know it’s not a glamorous job, but it’s one of the most difficult and vital parts of a football team.
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.
Students from across the Clear Creek Independent School District recently gathered around classroom computers, laptops and their Dell tablet computers to watch a live stream of a very special author visit at Robinson Elementary.
Six years ago the gulf swallowed Galveston in floodwater, leaving the island’s most vulnerable scrambling for a lifeline.
About 1,000 children got to learn all kinds of safety tips at 2014 Children’s Safety & Health fair.
Texas City church continues to love God and people
SUGAR LAND — The Texas City Stingarees were their own worst enemy Thursday night, committing three turnovers and 11 penalties as they fell to the Fort Bend Marshall Buffaloes, 27-14, at Ken Hall Stadium.
Previews of Clear Creek at Clear Falls and Texas City at Fort Bend Marshall.
TEXAS CITY — The Texas City Lady Stingarees were swept at home Tuesday in District 23-5A play against Fort Bend Ridge Point by the scores of 20-25, 12-25, 13-25.
TEXAS CITY — Police are trying to track down the person who called in a hoax bomb threat Tuesday. The threat led to the evacuation of Blocker Middle school and a lockdown of a nearby elementery school.
TEXAS CITY — For the first time in nearly nine years, Texas City’s emergency medical service rates may be increasing.
TEXAS CITY — Heights Elementary School was briefly evacuated Monday afternoon because of smoke caused by a malfunctioning microwave in the teachers’ lounge, a school district official said.
Earlier this month, the Texas City ISD board of trustees approved the revision of the K-6 grading and reporting procedures for the 2014-15 school year.
TEXAS CITY — In 1867, a group of men, recently freed from slavery, came to this part of the county and laid down stakes.
TEXAS CITY – Senior running back D’Vonta Hinton rumbled into the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late for the Stings as Texas City fell to the Fort Bend Elkins Knights, 20-6, on Friday in the District 23-5A opener.
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.
TEXAS CITY – Monday’s District 23-5A matchup with Fort Bend Elkins was just a formality for the Texas City tennis team.
I wish to share some items that I personally experienced by having the opportunity to recently observe new Superintendent Terri Watkins and Assistant Superintendent Marcia McMahon at work during the district’s new teacher orientation.
TEXAS CITY — College of the Mainland’s trustees have approved their lowest tax rate in more than a decade.
TEXAS CITY — A court document filed Monday sheds light on a judge’s decision to order a new trial in the case of a man convicted in the death of a student who was struck and killed by a big rig at a Texas City bus stop.
Area volleyball action for Sept. 24 features Clear Creek, Friendswood, Clear Springs, Clear Brook, Santa Fe, Ball High and Texas City.
Redistricting for Galveston County’s 6A and 5A schools has made predicting which four teams in each district will advance to the postseason as difficult an endeavor as ever.
TEXAS CITY — Lupe Camacho is at the top of his class — and hired.
TEXAS CITY – A total of 91 students are closer to pursuing their dreams thanks to College of the Mainland Foundation scholarships, awarded this fall.
TEXAS CITY — Grover Salsbury, a man dedicated to the community, family and friends, had one focus in the last year of his life — endowing the College of the Mainland scholarship to honor his late wife of 50 years, Ada Faye.
As petrochemical and chemical industries expand and hire new workers, College of the Mainland will host a spotlight event on the Process Technology and Occupational Safety and Health Technology Programs from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Technical-Vocational Building, Room 1555.
TEXAS CITY — College of the Mainland will swear in a new police chief today.
TEXAS CITY — An off-duty officer’s weapon discharged into the ground outside a Texas City home Saturday during a struggle with a man at the scene of a reported armed robbery, police said.
A roundup of volleyball matches from Clear Springs, Friendswood, Clkear Creek, Clear Falls, Dickinson, Santa Fe, Ball High and Texas City.
TEXAS CITY — College of the Mainland trustees will consider lowering the tax rate by as much as 4.25 percent during their regular meeting Monday.
TEXAS CITY — Police are asking for public assistance to help locate a skiff and trailer reported stolen from a boat storage facility on East FM 517 in Texas City.
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