TEXAS CITY — More than 1,100 Galveston County oil refinery workers are walking off the job after talks between oil refiners and the United Steelworkers failed to resolve differences in a new labor deal.
From a certain point of view, the decision to bring the Galveston trolley system back to the island in the 1980s was ahead of its time.
When watching Super Bowl XLIX this evening, keep in mind that Galveston County’s contribution to the first 48 Super Bowls is one rich with success, as a total of 11 local players have reached professional football’s pinnacle, with four being able to share in the moment of a combined six championships over that span.
I root for Ric Flair. Flair, the “Nature Boy”, is a 16-time World Wrestling Federation champion. He’s known for his lavish robes, his big personality, his beautiful escorts and his impossible-to-beat Figure Four Leg Lock.
As Mardi Gras parades and parties light up Galveston Island, one group of revelers will be marking a milestone.
Alexandra Jan Harrington, daughter of Kevin and Edie Harrington, followed in the footsteps of her grandmother, Carolyn Smith Clyburn, and great aunt, Ginger Smith Snider, when she made her Artillery Club debut.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Lindsay Allen added 18 and No. 4 Notre Dame forced 30 turnovers in a 92-63 win over Wake Forest on Sunday.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Montay Brandon scored 18 points on 7-of-7 shooting, and Florida State rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to beat No. 23 Miami 55-54 on Sunday.
Courtesy photo by Galveston County Sheriff's Office
The bodies of Crystal Jackson and Britney Cosby, both 24 of Houston, were found outside the Fisherman’s Cove Food Mart in the 700 block of state Highway 87 on Port Bolivar about 7:45 a.m. Friday. Sheriff's investigators are looking for this Kia Sorrento SUV in connection with the murders of the couple.
James Larry Crosby, 46, of Houston has been charged with two counts of tampering with evidence in connection with the deaths of Britney Crosby and Crystal Jackson.
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