LEAGUE CITY — When David Aceves and Sabrina Phillips arrived at the county’s Calder Road annex building to get married, the design of their marriage license was the last thing on their mind.
LA MARQUE — It’ll be a playoff-like atmosphere Friday when former district foes La Marque (4-1) and Sweeny (4-1) square off in the unfriendly confines of Bulldog Stadium in Sweeny on Friday.
Previews of Clear Creek at Clear Falls and Texas City at Fort Bend Marshall.
It’s peculiar what will set off the city council in League City.
About a year ago, I resigned from Galveston’s planning commission over the commission’s refusal to implement the Erosion Response Plan adopted by the city and certified by the state in 2012.
I have a message for all the women with mothers, grandmothers, sisters or aunts who have had breast cancer. Prevention is better than treatment.
As the director of breast imaging at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, I am often asked to give public talks during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The crowd's deafening roar was so loud LeBron James couldn't hear his name announced.
BLAINE, Maine (AP) — Many northern Maine high schools are empty just weeks after the arrival of students as teenagers trade warm classrooms for cold potato fields to haul in the fall harvest.
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.
Recently, I found myself in a randomly selected roadside church — or maybe I should say beachside church.
A funny thing happed to me the other day over breakfast.
The older I get, the more I appreciate the “you are the sum of your parts” theory.
Today’s world makes it all too easy for many of us to find ourselves in a dark place.
Success in life is many times as easy as learning to getting the ball rolling.
"I’m here to apply for the job you’re advertising in the newspaper,” said my friend.
“You know,” I said, speaking to a friend. “I might need to be a bit more careful at my age.”
‘Four years ago I stopped reading newspapers and watching television. I just simply checked out.”
"He didn’t mean it,” I’ve found myself saying at least a dozen times in the past several days.
Recently I learned one of life’s most valuable lessons from a man with more than a billion reasons to ask me to leave him alone.
The other day I heard someone say the most beautiful thing when I asked about the passing of his friend.
While sitting on the bow of a small boat sailing between some of the most beautiful islands in the world, I realized an example of God’s best work was probably sitting in the cabin behind me.
A friend and I were visiting a nearby town when I ran across the listing for a band playing in a small club around the corner. Well, just not any band — one that I’d paid good money to see perform in one of those “epic arena shows” while I was a college student.
Albert Einstein was right about time being relative — and you only have to travel to the small islands of the Caribbean to see his theory in action.
His handshake was frail but strong. His eyes piercingly clear but deep. His voice was confident but humble.
It took an artist in pain to teach me a new way to look at the world.
Truly living life is not for the passive.
My new friend went in for a cholesterol check and came out with cancer.
Last year around this time, my daughter, along with nearly 3.5 million other students, graduated from high school in the United States.
“So,” said the voice on the other end of the phone, “how are you doing these days?”
“So what is the secret to a long, happy marriage?” For the first time in my life, I am the receiver of the very question I’ve asked countless couples over the years.
Recently, I ran into myself at a local convenience store.
As the blue lights displayed the price of my morning coffee, the young barista from behind the counter smiled.
As a parent, the lessons we pass along to our children can be separated into two simple categories — what to do and what not to do.
Recently, I met the two most interesting people in the world. The unexpected thing is, however, they both are my children.
The other day I was talking with a friend about the dangers of doing nothing. He, like many people, is facing some very difficult personal challenges in his life.
You would think very few things would surprise you in a relationship after three decades of being together.
Success in life is not always measured by the almighty dollar.
Sometimes God just reaches down and touches us.
We never really know where our opportunities lie, but we do know they are all around us. Our task is to be listening with not only our ears, but with our eyes and heart — and then act.
A man is armed with a handful of paper towels and a squirt bottle.
At first, I was confused. Why would so many people be upset at a commercial that aired during last week’s Super Bowl? And the sponsor was Coca-Cola? How could an advertising message about carbonated water and syrup be offensive?
The Galveston County Daily News launched its election forums this week — the first edition being held Thursday night.
It was a cold, wintry day. No, actually it was May.
On Galveston Island, acronyms are everywhere. But one in particular stands out: BOI.
I’m sitting in the booth of a local restaurant when I find myself talking with a friend about the good work he does for the homeless.
This month millions of people are preparing a list of goals for the coming year.
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