LEAGUE CITY — An Amber Alert was issued Saturday morning for an 18-month-old girl who was last seen about a week ago.
LEAGUE CITY — An Amber Alert was issued Saturday morning for an 18-month-old girl who was last seen about a week ago.
While the Butler Longhorn Museum has a license to sell beer and wine, it is not operating as a bar, as some critics have claimed.
Rivals La Marque and Ball High put on a show for a completely packed gym, but the Coogs would spoil the party for the home Tors fans, pulling away late for a 52-44 win.
A total team effort on both ends of the floor saw the Friendswood Lady Mustangs steadily pull away from the Clear Falls Knights for a 44-31 win in a key District 24-6A match-up.
The city council runoff in League City between Keith Gross and Jason Long might not have captured the imagination of the voters — turnout was what we’ve unfortunately come to expect — but it was a slugfest.
For those who have followed the story of Dog Dynasty, the no-kill animal shelter that is closing its doors Jan. 10, the magic number is 50.
These are photos of the dress rehearsal of the Children's Christmas Pageant at Moody Methodist Church. The performance will be held Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m.
The ancient Greeks were fans of drama and enjoyed plays that were eucastrophes, that is, ones where triumph came out only after a great tragedy. Such themes populate many theologies, and it seems, Christmas memories.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Louisville junior Montrezl Harrell is suspended from the fourth-ranked Cardinals' next game after being ejected Saturday at Western Kentucky for throwing an elbow.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Jong Un isn't alone.
Barely open for a year, the Sea Scout Base in Galveston is changing the way students look at the island through sailing, especially through one of its many education programs called Project REACH.
Texas City Independent School District’s outstanding Fine Arts programs are plentiful this holiday season.
Several groups of Dickinson Independent School District teachers and administrators had another reason to be thankful this holiday season as the district’s Education Foundation Awards Patrol visited campuses just before the Thanksgiving break to surprise campuses with grants for special programs and projects.
Future teachers are in classrooms now from Friendswood High School and the experiences and feedback from teachers, students and the participating students all point to success for the new program.
Early registration 2015 Spring Semester continues through Dec. 17. Student Services office hours during early registration are from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday. The college closes Wednesday at 5 p.m. for the holidays.
The COM Dental Assistant Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest-growing health care professions. The course will cover topics from patient care to record keeping through both classroom and laboratory hands-on instruction.
Prospective freshman and sophomore students and their family can learn all that the University of Houston-Clear Lake has to offer during the first Hawk Premier of the spring semester from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 7, in the university’s Student Services and Classroom Building, 2700 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, 77058.
College of the Mainland graphic art students have been honing their skills through work with local organizations.
Five of the eight non-charter public schools districts in Galveston County are paying their superintendents above the state average for the 2014-15 school year.
TEXAS CITY — Wayne Brown, a marine biologist, and his wife, Karen, a scuba diving instructor, both from California, took the students on a journey under the sea and across the globe where great white sharks live — in Australia.
The Friendswood High School Wranglerettes enjoyed a bit of the national spotlight as they spent their holiday performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The Galveston College Community Chorale will present its annual Christmas concert at 2 p.m. Dec. 14.
Fifty is the new 55. The College of the Mainland Senior Adult Program announced its change to the 50 Plus Program. Classes, trips and lectures are now open to ages 50 and older at a nominal cost.
I am a fourth-year senior at Texas A&M University at Galveston studying marine biology and am employed as a dive master on campus.
One school in Galveston is looking to increase the number of minorities working in the science and engineering fields through something as timeless to education as a science fair.
There’s almost nothing more nostalgic to me than remembering the sweetest moments of my childhood bedtime routine.
Nearly $15,000 in grants is providing Dickinson High School students with hands-on skills that will directly benefit them as they pursue careers in the engineering field.
DICKINSON — School districts all across Galveston County are constantly finding new ways to get kids excited about reading at an early age, officials said.
There are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit in Dickinson Independent School District during the next three weeks through holiday music and winter activities.
“It takes a village to raise a child” is a popular African proverb with a clear message: the whole community has an important role in the growth and development of its young people.
I am earning a master of maritime administration and logistics at Texas A&M University at Galveston. I enjoy travel and have had several opportunities to incorporate travel into my academic career.
Surveys are one of the most common ways to gauge opinions, and in the last few years, a couple of area school districts have turned to this basic tool to look at the opinions of employees, parents and community stakeholders.
Five mills, three lathes, rigging equipment and more add up to $347,210 in new equipment for College of the Mainland students training to become mechanical maintenance technicians. The equipment mirrors what COM Mechanical Maintenance Program graduates will find in industry.
For years, Martin Rubio hurtled between demands of his country kitchen and steakhouse. Then his hectic course suddenly halted. A stroke stilled his left arm and weakened his left leg.
Almost half of all students seeking higher education choose a community college, but less than half of those finish. College of the Mainland has been recertified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, part of a national initiative to change those statistics.
TEXAS CITY — For cardiology technician Josie Howell, reading the wavy lines of heart monitors inspired an honors project.
An intricate drawing, a Manhattan skyline shot in all its grandeur and a ceramic sandwich looking almost ready to eat earned top honors in the annual College of the Mainland Student Art Show
Stop by and see what University of Houston-Clear Lake art students and alumni have created this year during the university’s annual Art Association Art Sale from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 5 and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 6, in UHCL’s Bayou Building, Atrium I, Level 1, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
The Galveston College theater department traveled to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre State Festival at San Jacinto College South Oct. 31 and performed its production of “Dr. Faustus,” under the direction of Liz Lacy.
Sitting in the back row of a mock courtroom, Alyssa Garcia listened intently to arguments made by the prosecution and defense as she played the role of juror.
Paul Palmisano, 18, a senior at Ball High School recently received one of four $2,000 scholarships from Houston-based nonprofit organization, America in Recovery.
My name is Whitlee Baimbridge. I started attending Texas A&M at Galveston as a university studies major with a concentration in marine environmental law and policy in August 2012.
Congratulations are in order to the Ball High Mentoring Program.
Kimberly Kelley has a great passion for middle school students. Even though she has taught on the high school level with success, she believes that middle school is the age of development and that is her best fit.
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 …
2014 has been a great year for the Friendswood High School Mighty Mustang Band.
Students may now register for New Student Orientation, required for all first-time college students at COM, at www.com.edu/student-services/orientation.php. New Student Orientation introduces incoming students to the COM programs and services available to them and what students can do to excel. Call 409-933-8379, for information.
Windsong Intermediate Library has opened a window for students to view live interviews or performances of authors.
The upcoming holidays will be a little brighter for families in the Dickinson Independent School District thanks to some very generous donations of food and money from students, parents and employees to the M.I. Lewis Social Service Center and their food pantry.
Math and science lessons are plowed into garden projects at Ambassadors Preparatory Academy this semester, growing colorful Pride of Barbados trees and Esperanza shrubs.
On Oct. 4, Olivia Mallard earned the title of Miss Galveston’s Outstanding Teen at the Miss Galveston Pageant at The Grand 1894 Opera House.
The Bay Area Consortium outlined its top 10 challenges and concerns to present to state representatives for the upcoming legislative session.
Hidden in the attics of Clear Creek High School were forgotten stories from over a 50-year period.
My name is Morgan Beaver and I am a new undergraduate member of the Sargassum Early Advisory System team this semester.
Technology in the classroom is an awesome way to engage students.
A fanfare of percussion, woodwinds and brass will ring out during a free performance by the College of the Mainland Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall.
LA MARQUE — The La Marque school district will conduct a public hearing Thursday on state accountability ratings.
From patriotic singalongs and programs, special guest speakers and writing letters to veterans, Dickinson ISD students will have a variety of ways on Veterans Day to honor the sacrifices made by the men and women serving our country in the armed forces.
Incorporating community involvement into the learning process has become an integral part of education at Ambassadors Preparatory Academy.
Take time to have meaningful conversations with your children. Ask questions like: What was the best part of your day?
Safe and secure schools, compassionate and effective teachers and a strong college preparatory program are the top three characteristics that Friendswood ISD parents value most. This was determined recently with a parent survey.
In 2008, the first floor of the Moody Mansion was completely destroyed in Hurricane Ike.
Students may register for New Student Orientation beginning Tuesday, and returning students can register for spring classes the same day.
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Galveston College Foundation will return to Backbay Emporium, 1513 19th St. in Galveston on Saturday, as the owners host a second annual event to raise funds for Galveston College.
Artwork from the full-time art and design faculty members at the University of Houston-Clear, as well as recently retired Professor of Fine Arts Nick de Vries, will be on display in the university Art Gallery from Thursday to Jan. 8, during regular gallery hours. An opening reception will kick off the exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Thursday in the UHCL Art Gallery, 2700 Bay Area Blvd. in Houston.
Arm yourself against cyber attacks with the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Cyber Security Institute by attending “Cybersecurity Architectures and Frameworks” from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Nov. 7 at CenterPoint Energy Auditorium, 1111 Louisiana St. in Houston.
Representatives of four generations of veterans — World War II, the Vietnam War, Korean War and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — will be honored during College of the Mainland’s Veterans Day event from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 in College of the Mainland’s Learning Resource Center.
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