TEXAS CITY — Texas City’s handicapped-accessible park has all new equipment and is set to be rededicated Friday.
HITCHCOCK — Barbara Derrick, the resigning superintendent of the Hitchcock school district, will receive a $120,000 settlement payment, according to her separation agreement with the district.
HOUSTON — The equivalent of a full season as a starter has seen Clear Creek alum Jarred Cosart go from an admittedly nervous new Houston Astros pitcher to a focused, seasoned mainstay in Major League Baseball.
In just the latest postseason accolade for the standout local trio, Ball High second baseman David Hernandez, Friendswood third baseman Andrew Barba and Santa Fe shortstop Jordan Gunter all received honorable mentions on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A all-state baseball team.
The recent release of a report on norovirus from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention underscores what the cruise industry has known and communicated for a long time: The occurrence of norovirus on cruise ships is rare and it is dramatically lower than the number of incidents of this common illness on land.
I was sitting back and wondering why there is opposition to the increase in police officers in Galveston.
Seventh-generation Texan Lisa Fain adapted well to her new home in New York City.
TEXAS CITY — Juxtaposing vivid floral paintings with intricate black-and-white drawings and translucent glass with dark brocade, the latest exhibit in the College of the Mainland Art Gallery exclusively features art created by students in the COM Senior Adult Program.
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say fighters from the extremist Islamic State group stormed parts of a besieged army base in northern Syria, setting off clashes that left dozens killed or wounded on both sides.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.
Photo by Stacy Canion
A jogger runs on the lakeside trail at College of the Mainland in Texas City. According to recent studies, exercise not only helps to keep you in shape it also improves brain function.
Photo by Jennifer Reynolds
Antoinette Swinnea, right, teaches Claudia Maveety, clockwise from left, Paula Townley, Jeannette Sama and Carol Jean Hebert how to play Mah Jongg at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. James S. Goodwin, director of the Sealy Center on Aging, says social interactions help keep the brain engaged and makes people happy, which is an important part of aging well.
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