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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

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These are photos from the annual Mission Galveston Thanksgiving lunch at First Baptist Church in Galveston.

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Sued beagle owner vows not to settle

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Steve Baker says he’s willing to do whatever it takes to avoid settling a lawsuit filed by the owner of four pit bulls that killed his beloved…

Council wants Wharves Board to back off parking fees

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The City Council decided Monday to step into a dispute between the Port of Galveston and a group of private parking lot owners.

Excessive speed a factor in teen fatality crash

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Excessive speed was a causing factor in the car crash that killed two Ball High School students earlier this month, investigators said Monday.

A&M report: State park boosts Galveston County economy

A&M report: State park boosts Galveston County economy

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GALVESTON — A recent Texas A&M University study found that out-of-county visitors to the park spent nearly $4 million in Galveston County …

'Mission' meals continue holiday tradition in Texas City, Galveston

'Mission' meals continue holiday tradition in Texas City, Galveston

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TEXAS CITY — A little before 11 a.m. at Harvest Bible Church in Texas City, David Henson and the other volunteers were giving thanks and getti…

Local groups prepare to serve holiday meals across the county

Local groups prepare to serve holiday meals across the county

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Several groups will serve Thanksgiving meals to people across Galveston County this week.

Santa Fe band member to perform on NBC's 'Today Show'

Santa Fe band member to perform on NBC's 'Today Show'

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SANTA FE — A Santa Fe high school student will perform with a small ensemble representing the Macy’s Great American Marching Band on the "Toda…

League City boat theft foiled after tied up, anchored vessel crashes

League City boat theft foiled after tied up, anchored vessel crashes

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LEAGUE CITY — Police said a homeless man tried to steal a boat at the South Shore Harbour Marina, but gave up after crashing into other vessels. 

Adoption ceremony brings families together

Adoption ceremony brings families together

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When Judge Janis Yarbrough announced that the adoption and name change were granted, Amber Alston, 16, burst into tears. 

Knights fall one short of state volleyball title

Knights fall one short of state volleyball title

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Each playoff match as their lineup was being introduced, the Clear Falls Knights were reminded just how far they had come.

Appointment  rate for public  attorneys surges in felony cases

Appointment rate for public attorneys surges in felony cases

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Galveston County has seen a 27 percent increase in felony cases defended by court-appointed attorneys in the last two years — and no one seems…

Man awaiting trial accused as 2001 murder mastermind

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After 13 years on the lam in Mexico, the man accused of masterminding a 2001 slaying will be tried on the island next month. 

Dorothy Gibbons Trekker Award

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Galveston’s Dolly Warren is this year’s winner of the Dorothy Gibbons Trekker Award, given to the state’s most industrious worker improving ac…

Start of Sturgis project to be delayed

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The arrival of a decommissioned floating nuclear power plant to Galveston will be delayed as the Army Corps of Engineers and the city continue…

Hoax prompted Amber Alert, police say

Hoax prompted Amber Alert, police say

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GALVESTON — An Amber Alert that had police searching all morning for a 6-month-old boy was prompted by a hoax, police said.

Texas City man killed in motorcycle crash

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Authorities are searching for anyone who saw anything leading up to a fatal motorcycle accident Friday. 

Santa Fe will not move forward on annexation

Santa Fe will not move forward on annexation

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Councilman Ronald “Bubba” Jannett said he is a country boy at heart and understands the freedoms the residents who live in Santa Fe’s extrater…

Beagle owner’s lawyer: $1M lawsuit by pit bulls owner a ‘shakedown’

Beagle owner’s lawyer: $1M lawsuit by pit bulls owner a ‘shakedown’

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The attorney defending owners of a slain beagle against a pit-bull owner’s lawsuit wants the case tossed out as groundless and sanctions impos…

League City: No more deals on ammo; officers to pay taxes owed

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Police officers no longer are able to piggyback on the department’s purchase of ammunition after the city found that as many as 83 officers di…

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