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Christmas Decor in November

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‘Twas the week after Halloween and all through the Crowders’ house, not a creature was stirring.

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The Sunday Essay: Cognitio

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On a Thursday in the middle of August, 1997, my university honored its employees.

Novel spotlights immigration

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Cedar, Okla., is a churchgoing town. When Grandpa Brown, a felon and a Christian, is caught hiding alien workers in his barn, he is sent to prison.

Texas' most memorable murders

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When people want to learn about the bizarre events in history, they often turn to the History Channel or contact the channel’s press. 

Captured, caged, an 'Iota' of truth

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Shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, two old men meet in what had formerly been East Berlin. 

Love and consequences

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You can hate just about anybody you please, and nobody really cares. It’s when you start loving people that you get in trouble.

You don’t have to be an action hero to protect yourself

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The title music to a series of movies and an earlier TV show has been running through my head all afternoon, since I caught the beginning of “…

Restraunteurs and entertainers create a spectacular event

Restraunteurs and entertainers create a spectacular event

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Well-wishers from both sides of the causeway gathered at the fashionable bayside snappienda of Jim and Jan Pozzi, along with Chuck and Barbara…

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

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Clerics’ advice: Don’t miss the opportunity to be grateful

Clerics’ advice: Don’t miss the opportunity to be grateful

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As Thanksgiving approaches, you may find yourself wondering the same thing that the Rev. Helen Appelberg of the Sealy Center on Aging did as s…

Ministry to serve holiday meals

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The annual twin Thanksgiving community celebrations provided by a consortium of churches will be coming soon.

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

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Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.”

Mockingjay Part 1: It’s not the ‘Hunger Games’ we’ve come to love

Mockingjay Part 1: It’s not the ‘Hunger Games’ we’ve come to love

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After revolting against President Snow   and the Capitol, Katniss Everdeen is whisked away to join the Mockingjay rebellion led by President A…

Jaston Williams

Jaston Williams

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Jaston Williams will perform at the Opera House

Comedic storyteller: ‘I can’t make these things up’

Comedic storyteller: ‘I can’t make these things up’

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Comedic storyteller Jaston Williams will debut “Maid Marian in a Stolen Car” at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29…

Seaside Treasure Festival begins today

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Moody Methodist Church is inviting you to its annual Seaside Treasure Festival, which will be from noon to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. S…

Second WinterFest set for Dec. 6

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HITCHCOCK — The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo WinterFest is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Jack Brooks Park fairgrounds, 5700 FM 2004.

Local talent at Hotel Galvez lighting celebration

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GALVESTON — Performances from The Nutcracker, a handbell choir, and area carolers will entertain at this year’s holiday lighting celebration a…

Volunteer band looking for musicians

Volunteer band looking for musicians

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After a 26-year hiatus, the Texas Volunteer Band is striking up again, looking for band players of all ages to perform at Galveston retirement…

Volunteer Band

Volunteer Band

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Lee King (center back row) is looking for musicians to join the Texas Volunteer Band along with trumpet player Zachary King (clockwise from ba…

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