Dressing up like a witch is all fun and games on Halloween night, but it wasn’t always so. Being called a witch was once a serious matter that could lead to torture and death.
Fire crews from four cities battled a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk on Thursday.
Ball High cross country runner Jacob Strueby has a credo about his sport.
An offensive shootout was not what many observers expected to see or what La Marque coaches wanted to see, but that’s what everyone got Thursday as the Cougars survived a tough challenge from the Houston Worthing Colts, 51-38, at Butler Stadium.
When Sen. Larry Taylor questioned Judge Susan Criss’ judicial integrity (“Faircloth a trustworthy candidate,” The Daily News, Oct. 26), he was merely parroting the spin his bosses, the insurance industry, have furnished him.
Darts — bars to polling locations ... wow (“Political darts thrown over GOP polling activity, offends local Democrats,” The Daily News, Oct. 28). Is it because the GOP doesn’t plan or doesn’t think ... we accept their apologies, but we understand the other party’s dismay.
If you love airplanes, complete with daredevils performing acrobatic tricks, you’re in luck this weekend.
Island East-End Theatre Co. will present the “The Rocky Horror Show,” cult musical at 8 p.m. today, with performances continuing through Nov. 29 at 2317 Mechanic St.
Since his breakthrough with the backward-running "Memento," Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time. In "Interstellar," he slips into its very fabric, shaping its flows and exploding its particles. It's an absurd endeavor. And it's one of the most sublime movies of the decade.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher following big gains in Asia after Japan made moves to rev up its economy.
LEAGUE CITY — A 31-year-old man is facing criminal charges after police alleged he assaulted an officer and led officers on a three-hour manhunt.Comments (3)
GALVESTON — In a 6-0 vote Tuesday, the council chose Maxwell to be the city’s next permanent city manager.Comments (20)
A Santa Fe woman who was accused of murdering a 4-year-old girl last year was freed Monday after her case was dismissed by the Galveston County District Attorney’s office. But prosecutors say they hope she will soon be back in court after they refile the charge.Comments (11)
LA MARQUE — The La Marque High School principal is still on the job after he and his wife were charged with misdemeanor assault charges last week.Comments (20)
LEAGUE CITY — An “abundance of caution” about Ebola sent a man to the University of Texas Medical Branch and closed a League City clinic for about three hours Friday.Comments (7)
KEMAH — Fire crews from four neighboring cities battled to contain a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk on Thursday.Comments (1)
LEAGUE CITY — A couple of council members had hoped to get a discount on their ammunition purchase by lumping it in with the police department's order.Comments (42)
Authorities arrested a former employee and a man who applied to work at the Red Cap Restaurant three days before it was robbed, police said.Comments (1)
LEAGUE CITY — Cabela’s, the world’s largest seller of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans a 72,000-square-foot store at the intersection of Interstate 45 and Big League Dreams Parkway.Comments (15)
SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department rescued a family whose sailboat had flipped near shore dumping five children and two adults into the water.Comments (7)
LEAGUE CITY — A League City man faces felony charges after police said he led officers on a car chase through an apartment complex parking lot Saturday night.Comments (1)
GALVESTON — Police reported that a man shot himself in a car in front of Fire Station 5 in Galveston at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — Police seized more than 56 grams of methamphetamines, two handguns and $5,344.00 in cash from a Galveston man Monday.Comments (5)
The social media invite from Galveston County Republican Party Chairwoman Barbara Meeks for voters to come to a polling location for hot dogs, chips, sodas and brownies on Sunday wasn’t out of the norm.Comments (29)
GALVESTON — Police reported that a man was trying to bait an alligator with a dead chicken Tuesday morning near the Campeche Cove apartments.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — The police department has launched a mobile phone application to open a new avenue of communication with island residents.Comments (5)
GALVESTON — Police reported finding fake wanted posters plastered throughout several neighborhoods in Galveston on Tuesday.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — Jimi Hendrix, Bane from Batman, Dracula and plenty of glamorous witches gathered for the Fifth Annual Witches’ Ball in Galveston on Saturday Night.Comments (0)
A man in a motorized wheelchair was rescued from Galveston Bay Saturday after a dock on partially collapsed near Pier 19, beach patrol officials reported.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — A 22-year-old man died Monday of injuries he suffered last week when a driver struck him with a vehicle after an argument in an island street.Comments (2)
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Gators emerged still undefeated after their first real dogfight of the season in a 17-9 win over the Friendswood Mustangs on Friday at Sam Vitanza Stadium.Comments (0)
LEAGUE CITY — Police said they hope a few items left at the scene of a home that was broken into Wednesday morning will lead them to a suspect scared away by the homeowner’s alarm system.Comments (0)
Within 15 minutes after the lunch bell at 10:40 a.m., Dickinson High School’s child nutrition staff will have fed about 1,500 students.Comments (5)
When an email arrived in my inbox with news that a limited edition bottle of The Balvenie Fifty, a single malt Scotch whisky valued at $38,000 would be opened and served during a dinner for 12 at Cullen’s American Grille, I immediat…Comments (2)
SANTA FE — A grand jury has handed up an indictment of Laura Lea Kolb, the Santa Fe woman accused of killing her boyfriend’s 4-year-old daughter in 2013.Comments (1)
DICKINSON — Restaurateur Adam Folden earlier this week was unusually candid when he used social media to explain why he was closing The Herb Cafe and Market.Comments (1)
The Galveston County Commissioners Court picked a bad fight over who has the authority to hire and fire the courts administrator.Comments (6)
A celebration of Brock’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Shiloh AME Church Galveston TXComments (0)
GALVESTON — An undercover investigation led to the arrest Tuesday of two Galveston residents on drug charges.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — A jury Wednesday found an island mixed martial arts fighter guilty of murder in the 2011 slaying of Maxie Troy Flowers, who was gunned down in a Galveston street.Comments (1)
GALVESTON — There is something mildly hopeful about a huge reptile with the arrogance to construct her nest in the middle of the island's bustling West End.Comments (8)
GALVESTON — The city council on Tuesday approved a $7.75 million settlement agreement with the Texas Windstorm Insurance Agency.Comments (3)
GALVESTON — As the island planning commission near the completion of new land development regulations, a small but vocal group of neighbors is making noise while trying to prevent their own headaches.Comments (12)
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has voted to divide the recreational fishing quota for red snapper between private anglers and charter boat captains fishing in federal waters.Comments (2)
Emergency calls come in many forms, from shootings and home burglaries to dogs being trapped inside cars and deer running into trailers, police said. Still, whether they believe the call actually represents an “emergency,” first responders still always respond.Comments (1)
Building a levee across the mouth of Galveston Bay would not be stop bad things from happening behind it.Ikedike Comments (13)
The air smelled like beer and brats at the 33rd annual Galveston Island Oktoberfest.Comments (0)
BACLIFF — Six years after Hurricane Ike damaged their old house and years of bureaucratic denials, Gwen Hudgens and her husband, Mike, have a new place to call home.Comments (1)
If you’re interested in the continuing discussion of the Ike Dike, there was a revealing exchange during the Galveston Economic Development Partnership’s Economic Development Summit.Comments (7)
Teacher and golf coach Dawn Gibbs of Friendswood kept her bout with cancer quiet at first — she didn’t want to worry her students.Comments (1)
Visitation for family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at Crowder Funeral Home, Dickinson, Texas with a rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014, at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic C…Comments (0)
Port officials dismissed concerns Monday about the shipyard lease for the Sturgis, a decommissioned military barge carrying radioactive waste that is set to arrive at the Port of Galveston.Comments (0)
Rusty Dowling, the coach who led those teams to those titles returns for yet another honor. On Friday, the athletic facility where his teams lifted weights and studied film en route to those state titles will bare his name.Comments (0)
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 25th at Arcadia First Baptist Church of Santa Fe, 14828 Hwy 6, Santa Fe, Texas 77517. Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — Galveston got a brand new library this month. It’s about two-feet-tall and sits in Bets Anderson’s front yard.Comments (1)
GALVESTON — Veterans who live in Galveston need not apply for the county's veteran disaster housing program.Comments (2)
A visitation will be held October 30, 2014 at Bay Area Funeral Parlor in Texas City, TX. She will be laid to rest on November 1, 2014 in Many, LouisianaComments (0)
RICHMOND, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month. A man charged in her abduction was arrested Sept. 25 on the beach near Rollover Pass.Comments (1)
GALVESTON — Ghosts were once thought to be bad for business, but now Galveston’s haunted reputation is bringing people, and their money, to the island in droves.Comments (0)
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