These are photos from the annual Mission Galveston Thanksgiving lunch at First Baptist Church in Galveston.
These are photos from the annual Mission Galveston Thanksgiving lunch at First Baptist Church in Galveston.
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 beagle — even if that means taking on the burden himself. To that end, Baker said Monday he had withdrawn a claim he filed with his insurance company.
The Ball High Lady Tors got a strong push to start the second half and managed to hold off a no-quit Friendswood Lady Mustangs squad in a 55-48 win in their home opener Monday.
For Satchel McElroy, the hard part is over, which frees him up to continue strengthening his link in the family’s baseball chain.
Perfectionism can be a blessing and a curse. Striving to be our best, exerting our skills, seeking to achieve our dreams are all positive aspects of diligent ambition and likely to lead to success.
Over the years, more and more people have begun making the switch to alternative medicine for pain management.
On June 19 next year, we’ll celebrate the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States.
As a wide-eyed 16-year-old surfer, I made my first pilgrimage to the West Coast in 1980.
Hey, Texas City and neighbors, did you know that today is Small Business Tuesday?
Recently, during our move from one house to another, our son stumbled across a black egg crate filled with dozens of small trophies from his days in youth sports.
The freshman sat in his dorm room on the bed as the three older guys formed a semicircle around him. They all wore khaki pleated pants, button-up shirts tucked in and topsiders, and neatly parted hair, contrasting sharply with the surf shirt, baggy shorts, scruffy hair and flip flops that the younger guy wore.
World War I — known at the time as “The Great War” — officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919.
As the 2014 Ebola outbreak continues to ravage parts of West Africa, Taiwan is stepping up preparatory measures to protect its citizens while partnering with the global community to mount an effective response.
I know that most people don’t like to visit the doctor.
Disaster relief comes in all shapes and sizes.
Anthony Griffin, perhaps Galveston’s most famous attorney, is giving up his law license.
The short-term rental business operated for years in Galveston without coming to the public’s attention. The only reason that business got onto the public agenda was because of a few bad actors.
What do you make of the social media announcement, inviting people to come to a polling place for hot dogs and to throw darts at a photo of President Barack Obama? Was it a campaign stunt that went a step too far? Or was it one more example of the lack of respect that happens only to people who just happen to be minorities?
Just a reminder: The deadline for submitting letters about the election is 11 a.m. today.
It was not surprising that the Galveston City Council chose to elevate its interim city manager, Brian Maxwell, to the permanent post.
The Daily News will publish a commemorative 150th anniversary glossy, full-color magazine on Juneteenth featuring stories and photos remembering our past and celebrating a future that provides opportunities to all, regardless of race or ethnicity. But we need your help.
Increasingly, I’m finding myself heavily relying on my morning pillbox to let me know what day of the week it is.
While campaigning, some of us felt many people were more interested in sports, especially football, than in participating in solving our nation’s problems. To many fans, sports seemed an escape to avoid thinking about the chaos they saw going on around them. But now even sports has become part of the latest chaos.
The Rev. Todd Williams is a pastor, but he is also a nifty storyteller who brought his autobiographical lesson to members of the Texas City Civic Club via a program called “A Shoe, a Shovel and an Old Straw Hat.”
In life it seems we have two choices — live life knowing we will eventually run out of time or to simply run out the clock.
Most gardeners have been anticipating the arrival of the first “genuine” cool front. With all due respect to the science of meteorology, my definition of a cool front in the fall is one that gets your attention by immediately uplifting your spirit when you first walk outside in the morning.
In the prologue, Simon, a patrician, is elected to be Doge of Genoa by the Plebian populous, his candidacy supported by Paolo. Simon discovers that his beloved, Maria, has died. They have a child who has disappeared.
Merritt’s husband, Dr. Pom Fowler is a successful fundraiser for his charity clinic. He turns all other responsibilities in his life over to his wife, including but not limited to drowning the rats, rearing his two sons, dealing with his Alzheimer’s mother and their teenage daughter, and tending to his two dogs.
There is no substitute for a visit to your doctor when you are ill.
The new season on television has been marked not only by more and more outrageous sitcoms and scary fright-aramas, but by yet another set of advertisements.
Glam-rock artist Lady Gaga, of all people, reminded me why it’s important to be nice.
If there is to be no more serious response to my guest column (“The full story behind American exceptionalism,” The Daily News, Sept. 25) than that of Bob Fields (“The problem is not U.S. arrogance,” The Daily News, Sept. 27), I might take a moment to answer him.
So you want to get into the health care business. That’s good; we need your help. Wait a minute, you say, you don’t know anything about me. You don’t know if I am qualified or have the potential to do a good job.
The President has unilaterally raised the minimum wage for all employees of government contractors to $10.10 per hour. Doing so is within his authority.
Earlier this week, I found myself sitting at a table while a speaker discussed her journey through life and how she overcomes the “enemy” of self-doubt.
You can feel summer slipping away. It’s not just the cooler temperatures and the fact that we’re starting to see frontal systems push all the way through.
Some of you are probably wondering why The Daily News’ print edition nameplate — normally printed in black ink — is pink today. If so, then we’re already raising awareness about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
When I was a boy I wanted to have a motorcycle. It came shortly after I wanted a speedboat (even though I didn’t live near the water) and just before the foreign sports car convertible. By the way, I never got any of them, although I did own a convertible once — it was a Buick.
Every year about this time, members of the Community Advisory Committee are treated to the annual Ambient Air Review, which does not involve dancing girls. Just dancing figures on chart after chart.
A recent budget proposal by the White House includes a major change for Roth IRAs — named for former Senator William Roth, R-Del.
HOUSTON – After Sunday’s 23-17 win over Buffalo, Texans cornerback Darryl Morris talked about how he considered it to be a blessing just to be on the football field.
Recently, I found myself in a randomly selected roadside church — or maybe I should say beachside church.
In this line of work, once in a blue moon a story sticks with you and has a positive effect.
With cooler weather finally hitting the area, outdoor activities are more appealing than ever, and the Blocker Burn Champions Stop, Drop and Roll 5K and Kids 1K is aimed at broad participation.
There’s been quite a bit of talk lately about the relationship between the city and the park board.
Clear Creek took over the reins in District 24-6A team tennis with a resounding 12-7 win over rival Clear Lake.
We are all hardest on ourselves in regards to body image.
With the Houston Texans’ record now at 2-“Oops!” we can leave them to prepare for a better showing next Sunday and focus our attention on another team sport: The Ryder Cup.
You are walking down the street. All of a sudden a small child loses control of his bicycle and runs into a plate-glass window, breaking the glass and cutting his arm severely. Blood is everywhere, and although there are several bystanders, all they do is stand by.
I have decided we all need a reminder about our emergency warning system, for those who have forgotten, those who never knew, and anybody new to town who was called up in the middle of the night and wondered just what was going on.
When we ran for Congress in 2012, most of the nine candidates agreed on the major issues.
A funny thing happed to me the other day over breakfast.
Like every high school team in Texas, the Hitchcock Bulldogs have the goal of ending their season in the state championships at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
Sunday’s two triathlons, the Lonestar Sprint Triathlon and the 5150, will bring more than 1,000 competitors to Moody Gardens.
The Daily News, in partnership with UTMB, will publish a special stand-alone newspaper section focusing on and promoting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Peter Davis writes about this weekend's big triathlon day at Moody Gardens.
Kemah’s Kelly Anderson won the women’s 4.5 singles championship at the Charlie Weaver Texas Adult Sectionals in San Antonio. Seeded No. 2, she upset Houston’s No. 1-seeded Laura Carter in the final, 6-2, 6-1.
The South Shore ladies who golf would have needed a boat to ride in had they played Saturday’s scheduled first round of their annual President’s Cup individual stroke play tournament. Instead, they anchored down until Sunday, shortening the tournament from 36 to 18 holes.
Dr. Susie Mitchell of the UTMB Pharmacy Department spoke, not about pharmaceuticals, but about the First Amendment, to members of the Texas City Civic Club recently.
What is risk taking? It’s simply any action that exposes you to possible loss or injury. You could lose your health, money, power, prestige, your life or you could endanger the lives of others.
On a muggy Friday night after a 51-point loss to an in-county rival, it would have been understandable if Texas City representatives were not up for a chat with their local sports reporter.
A funny thing happened after my odometer crossed the magical 50,000-mile line — my body suddenly decided to stop responding to diet and exercise as it once did.
In November, Texas voters approved using $2 billion from the Rainy Day Fund for the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas — SWIFT.
The Galveston Causeway is many things to many people — gateway to a day at the beach, part of a commute to work or simply the way home — but there are only a few times a year when that span across the bay is also a running path.
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