The arrival of a decommissioned floating nuclear power plant to Galveston will be delayed as the Army Corps of Engineers and the city continued to exchange information about the project.
GALVESTON — An Amber Alert that had police searching all morning for a 6-month-old boy was prompted by a hoax, police said.
GARLAND — The Clear Falls Knights got their most shocking win yet in what has already been a Cinderella run to the state volleyball tournament, as they swept the No. 1 Amarillo Sandies 25-23, 25-19, 25-19 on Friday at the Curtis Culwell Center.
Cameron Martin completed 13-of-18 passes for 237 yards, ran the ball 15 times for 47 yards and piled up a total of four touchdowns to help lead the Dickinson Gators to a 35-21 win over the Pearland Oilers at Clyde Abshier Stadium on Friday night.
Jim Yarbrough, Galveston’s mayor, was expecting to be home from the hospital this weekend. He was planning to start therapy on Monday.
Region H is the Texas water planning region that contains Houston and Galveston. Its list of prioritized water planning projects and strategies reflects the region’s very diverse needs.
As Thanksgiving approaches, you may find yourself wondering the same thing that the Rev. Helen Appelberg of the Sealy Center on Aging did as she strode into the grocery store the other day.
The annual twin Thanksgiving community celebrations provided by a consortium of churches will be coming soon.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Only about a third of American voters cast their ballots in this year's midterm elections — the worst showing in at least five decades.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez has signed a multi-year contract extension with the Force India team.
Lane McCall Sealy of San Antonio and Eric Conley Green of Sugar Land were united in marriage on November 15, 2014 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Galveston, Texas. The ceremony was officiated by The Reverend Susan Kennard and a reception followed at The Hotel Galvez.
Elizabeth Rodau and Robert W. Bastien were united in marriage at 5pm on October 4, 2014 in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Christy Freeman, sister of the groom, officiated the wedding ceremony. Both the ceremony and a reception were held at The Rochester Community House. The couple first met and fell in love eight years ago while living in Dallas, Texas.
Kailea A. Schirmer of Key West and Seth T. Blankenship of South Padre Island were united in marriage at 10 a.m. on August 29, 2014 at the Silver Sky Chapel at The Quad Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. A reception was held at the Capital Grille.
After celebrating almost 26 years together, Mary I. McGowan and Ellen M. Klimenko, both living in Galveston, Texas, were united in marriage at 7 p.m. on June 20, 2014 in Niagara Falls, New York. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. David MacDougal at the Saint Frances Wedding Chapel of Niagara Falls.
Hayley Lynn McCreary and Ethan Andrew Munoz, both of League City, were united in marriage at 5 p.m. on June 14, 2014 in Alvin. The ceremony was officiated by Chuck and Rhonda Houston, youth pastors at Covenant Word Church in Webster.
Marcie Klecka and Johnnie Klecka, Jr. of Dickinson announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Ashley Klecka to Barret Keith Manning, son of Steven and Tamara Manning of Kerrville.
Carmen and Jose Verdeja of League City announce the engagement of their daughter, Lizeth Karen Verdeja, to Joseph Thomas Sauceda, son of Edith and Rigo Sauceda of Dickinson.
Elaine and Richard Zach of Tampa, Florida and Dee and Sherry Jones of Fort Worth, Texas announce the engagement of their daughter, Krystle Ruth Jones, to Timothy Lee Farmer, son of Barbara and Richard (Dicky) Farmer of Dickinson.
Mr. and Mrs. James Kline of Houston, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kelly Josephine Kline, to Shaun Christopher Quinn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Quinn of Richmond Hill, Georgia. Ms. Kline is a graduate of Jersey Village High School in Houston, Texas and attended the Texas A&M Maritime Academy of Texas A&M University at Galveston. Mr. Quinn is a graduate of Richmond Hill High School in Richmond Hill, Georgia and the Texas A&M Maritime Academy of Texas A&M University at Galveston with a degree in Marine Transportation.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin L. Martin, I of La Marque, Beverly J. Owens of Texas City, and the late Freddie L. Owens announce the engagement of their daughter, Myia Lonae of Texas City, to Patrick Roshon Gilbert of Texas City, son of Oversia F. Gilbert of Texas City.
Ed and Opal Vaughn of Santa Fe will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Arcadia Christian Church in the Fellowship Hall.
Norma and Sandy Rubin were married on August 14, 1964, at Temple B’nai Israel in Galveston. They left Galveston in 1966 and lived in Little Rock and Memphis before returning to Galveston in 1979. Both Norma and Sandy were members of the faculty of the School of Medicine at UTMB for more than 25 years and are now enjoying their retirement.
Gary and Harriett Hoffman were married on August 9, 1964, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Gary is a retired CPA, and Harriett is a retired community social worker. After 44 years in Dallas, they moved to Galveston, where they enjoy volunteering for charitable and community causes.
Denise and Joe Shead of Santa Fe, Texas celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, August 3, 2014. They were married on Saturday August 3, 1974 at the First United Methodist Church in Navasota, Texas by Reverend C.H. Stutes and Father George Rhein.
Albert and Ellie Salinas of Texas City celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on April 5, 2014. They were married at Holy Family Catholic Church in Corpus Christi, Texas.
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