The past week, local basketball teams got in some action before taking off for the holidays. The girls teams continued their district campaigns, while many boys teams got in their final tune-ups before beginning their district games in the new year. Included are some notable notes from last week’s games.
TEXAS CITY — A local plumber is being flooded with phone calls — and some threats — after a picture of one of his old company vehicles being used by Islamist militants in Syria was posted on Twitter.
The driver of a two-door car and the driver of an eighteen-wheeler were taken to the hospital for minor injuries after a collision Thursday afternoon, police said.
There will be a visitation today, December 16th from 5-8 PM and funeral service at 1:00PM on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, all services will be at Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary (3828 Ave O). Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
A man found fishing with illegal gill nets — known as a “wall of death” for fish — was sentenced Tuesday to 70 days in Galveston County Jail.
GALVESTON — Police reported that a ship worker fell to his death Thursday at Pier 41.
Police are searching for a man they suspect is responsible for a string of armed robberies at businesses on Broadway during the past two weeks.
SANTA FE — A 58-year-old Santa Fe man was in critical condition Wednesday after his SUV struck a school bus from the rear as it was picking up kids on the way to school, authorities said.
To enter the Lucky Spins game room in Bacliff, undercover sheriff’s deputies had to know exactly which door to knock on.
You could once drive off the west end of seawall and right onto the beach.
Vicki King knew she wanted to be a police officer not long after she had to wrestle a forged check out of a woman’s mouth.
DICKINSON —The Dickinson Gators had plenty of surprises for observers of the Houston-area high school football scene during their 13-1 run this season
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Gators rose from a state of obscurity in the area football landscape to one of the top teams in the region this season.
FRIENDSWOOD — The Friendswood Mustangs saw the Humble Summer Creek Bulldogs race out to a big lead early and were unable to dig out of that ho…
LA MARQUE — The Premier Learning Academy Knights celebrated their homecoming night with a 48-41 over district rival Dime Box.
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 …
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 wi…
Recap of Friday night's girls high school basketball games including match-ups between Santa Fe and Texas City, Clear Creek and Clear Brook, a…
Recap of Friday night's boys high school basketball games including contests featuring Clear Creek and Clear Falls.
Christmas and Hannukah shopping for the runners on the “nice” list shouldn’t take much longer than running a 5K.
TEXAS CITY — On Dec. 10, the Houston Touchdown Club honored the top offensive, defensive and top coaches of the Houston area with their annual…
A combination of unfavorable conditions and the Christmas lull had anglers looking at holiday activities other than fishing on Sunday. While t…
Today, winter officially begins and with it is nail-biting time for coastal anglers. We are in the time of year when our fish-killing freezes …
In response to Friday’s article about this year’s flounder run, a couple of notes were received shedding more light on the action.
This year’s flounder run is winding down and, while there are going to be stragglers of all sizes being caught for a while, the peak is behind us.
Wednesday morning not even the hardiest of flounder fishermen were working the Galveston Ship Channel.