GALVESTON — Dana and Jana Smidt aren’t the type of twins who purposely dress alike, or insist on doing everything the same way. But sometimes, that uncanny psychic bond between identical twins is powerful.
GALVESTON — An island police lieutenant is under internal investigation for his use of social media to rally public supporters against the department chief’s petition to demote the 13-year veteran of the force.
HOUSTON – The Hitchcock Bulldogs were successful in their fourth straight 2013 payback game in a road game Friday, defeating KIPP Sunnyside, 52-0, and improving to 4-0 in 2014.
GALVESTON – After taking a 2-point lead into halftime, the Ball Tornadoes’ defense recovered a fumble, didn’t allow a score, and gave up only 75 yards of offense in the final two quarters to defeat the Houston Wheatley Wildcats, 24-7, on Friday night at Kermit Courville Stadium.
It’s good to hear people in public office in Galveston talking about what voters were promised.
One of the topics that comes up more or less endlessly in League City is debt load. The proper question is whether it’s too high. But, in League City, it’s not been so much a question as an assumption that any debt is too much. Actually, debt in the form of bond issues sometimes makes sense in rapidly growing cities, which is what League City is.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois combined two touchdowns and 190 yards rushing from Jason Ferguson with the kind of desperate, second-half comeback the Illini have relied on all season to escape Texas State on Saturday, 42-35.
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — South Korea's Mi Jung Hur birdied four of the last eight holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and a share of the lead with South Africa's Paula Reto in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.
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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