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  • Hitchcock superintendent resigning

    Hitchcock superintendent resigning

    HITCHCOCK — Just two years after she was hired as superintendent, Barbara Derrick apparently is set to resign.

  • Sam’s ESPY acceptance speech upsets father

    Michael Sam Sr. watched his son receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award during the ESPYs on Wednesday night, yet by the time Michael Sam Jr. finished his emotional speech, the elder Sam was one of the few who were left in tears.

  • Man, 66, drowns off isle beach

    GALVESTON — A Pearland man drowned Sunday after falling unconscious in the waters off Galveston.

  • Groups challenge League City's immigrant resolution

    LEAGUE CITY — A pair of social justice and civil rights groups are challenging League City’s resolution barring the housing of undocumented immigrants within its city limits.

  • Shrimper accused of shooting at kayaker

    GALVESTON — A shrimp boat captain was taken into custody Wednesday after allegedly firing a gun at a kayaker several hundred yards out from the 61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston.

  • Retired officer dies

    GALVESTON — A retired Galveston police officer and Vietnam War veteran who served with the department for more than 20 years and was known by his colleagues as a kind man who “never met anyone he didn’t like” died Wednesday, according to a news release from the police department.

  • Derrick resigns as Hitchcock superintendent

    Derrick resigns as Hitchcock superintendent

    HITCHCOCK — The Hitchcock school district board of trustees accepted the resignation of Superintendent Barbara Derrick on Monday and named Carla Vickroy, the assistant superintendent, as acting superintendent.

  • Problems shut down ferry boat again

    Problems shut down ferry boat again

    GALVESTON — The John W. Johnson, a $24 million ferry that was commissioned by the state in 2011, is again out of service.

  • Chinese firms secure leases for Shoal Point

    TEXAS CITY — The Chinese firms considering the county for a possible multibillion-dollar methanol plant reached secured leases on the property near the Texas City Dike where the plant would be built.

  • Man charged with sexually abusing three children

    Man charged with sexually abusing three children

    GALVESTON — A Galveston man was arrested Monday night on accusations he sexually abused three children.

Barbara D. Mickens

Barbara D. Mickens

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Memorial services will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 7551 Monticello, Texas City, Texas  77590, on Saturday, July 26th at …

Susie Villareal

Susie Villareal

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GALVESTON — Susie Villareal age 95 of Galveston died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston. Funeral services are 6:30 pm…

Pending obits for Thursday July 24, 2014

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Beatrice Rico CopadoGALVESTON — Beatrice Rico Copado, age 80, of Galveston died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at her residence. Funeral arrangement…

Funeral services for Thursday July 24, 2014

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BradshawMemorial visitation for Bryan Bradshaw will be held today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Scott Funeral Home in Alvin.GonzalesFuneral mass fo…

Donna Marie Starrett Retano

Donna Marie Starrett Retano

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The family will receive friends at noon on Saturday, July 26th at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, TX.  The funeral service will begin at 1:…

Sis. Mary Harrison

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The Family will receive guests for viewing and visitation, at Bay Area Funeral Parlor, Friday, July 25, 2014 from 5PM to 8PM. A Celebration Ce…

Cumerland F. Littleton

Cumerland F. Littleton

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The Visitation will begin at 9:00am followed by the Celebration of Life Service at 11:00am on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Greater Bell Zion Bap…

Jens Charles Jensen, Jr.

Jens Charles Jensen, Jr.

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Visitation will be Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque.  A graveside service will be a…

Grace Marie Brick

Grace Marie Brick

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Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Friday, July 25, 2014 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father EJ Stein, OFM, officiating.  Burial wil…

Nettie Ola Close

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Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Galilee Baptist Church in Hitchcock, Texas under the direction of Mai…

Pending obits for Wednesday July 23, 2014

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Grace BrickGALVESTON — Grace Brick, 91, of Galveston, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at UTMB in Galveston. Funeral arrangements are pend…

Funeral services for Wednesday July 23, 2014

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IsbellFuneral service for Ervin Isbell will be held today at 10 a.m. at Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Ga…

Bennett Gonzales

Bennett Gonzales

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Funeral Mass is 10:00 am Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Father E. J. Stein, OFM Celebrant. Burial will follow at Cal…

Henry Clay Kreuzer, Sr.

Henry Clay Kreuzer, Sr.

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Henry Clay Kreuzer, Sr. age 83 of Port Bolivar died Monday, July 21, 2014 at The Meridian in Galveston. Funeral services are 10:30 am Thursday…

Cumerland F. Littleton

Cumerland F. Littleton

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The Visitation will begin at 9:00am followed by the Celebration of Life Service at 11:00am on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Greater Bell Zion Bap…

Henry Edward Bousquet Jr.

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A graveside service will be held in Farmersville, Texas on August 9.

Bryan Emerson Bradshaw

Bryan Emerson Bradshaw

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A Memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Scott Funeral Home.  Arrangements under the directio…

Maria Del Carmen Zavala

Maria Del Carmen Zavala

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A visitation in her honor will be held Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, with funeral services Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 11:00…

Pending obits for Tuesday July 22, 2014

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Bryan Emerson BradshawSANTA FE— Bryan Emerson Bradshaw, age 56 of Santa Fe, Texas passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.  Bryan was born on Octobe…

Funeral Services for tuesday July 22, 2014

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PuenteFuneral mass for Maria Puente will be held today at 10:30 a.m. at True Cross Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Ceme…

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