GALVESTON — An Amber Alert that had police searching all morning for a 6-month-old boy was prompted by a hoax, police said.
GARLAND — The Clear Falls Knights got their most shocking win yet in what has already been a Cinderella run to the state volleyball tournament, as they swept the No. 1 Amarillo Sandies 25-23, 25-19, 25-19 on Friday at the Curtis Culwell Center.
Cameron Martin completed 13-of-18 passes for 237 yards, ran the ball 15 times for 47 yards and piled up a total of four touchdowns to help lead the Dickinson Gators to a 35-21 win over the Pearland Oilers at Clyde Abshier Stadium on Friday night.
Jim Yarbrough, Galveston’s mayor, was expecting to be home from the hospital this weekend. He was planning to start therapy on Monday.
Region H is the Texas water planning region that contains Houston and Galveston. Its list of prioritized water planning projects and strategies reflects the region’s very diverse needs.
As Thanksgiving approaches, you may find yourself wondering the same thing that the Rev. Helen Appelberg of the Sealy Center on Aging did as she strode into the grocery store the other day.
The annual twin Thanksgiving community celebrations provided by a consortium of churches will be coming soon.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse movie awards.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 18 rebounds to power the Sacramento Kings to a 113-101 victory over the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2012 10:20 am | Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:49 pm.
Teacher Mary Urbani of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School uses the newspaper in her classroom.
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