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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire.
Houston Texans cheerleaders and Galveston County natives Shannon Rai Baty and Jessica Venable were featured in today's sports section. Here are some extra photos of th…Comments (0)
The first weekend of Mardi Gras Galveston 2014 got off to a great start and featured 12 parades on the Seawall and The Strand. Check back as this gallery will be updated with the latest photos through Fat Tuesday.Comments (0)
The Texans held their own during the first half, but ultimately fell to the 49ers 40-13 in their final preseason tune-up. They open the season at home next Saturday against Washington.Comments (0)
The annual "Fight for 518" between Clear Creek and Clear Springs on Friday night was amazingly crazy. The teams combined for 1,210 yards of offense, 125 points and 18 touchdowns. 28 points were put on the board in the first three minutes of the second half. This game is definitely one tha…Comments (0)
Space City Con landed in Galveston this weekend featuring actors from Game of Thrones, Babylon 5 and other television series. Fans of all ages were on hand for the self proclaimed geek and nerd festival.Comments (0)
The Houston Texans opened their season with a 17-6 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. J.J. Watt had a big game an rookie Jadeveon Clowney left the game in the first half with a knee injury.Comments (0)
Shoppers at the Walmart in Kemah got a rude surprise Saturday morning as a police lockdown kept them inside for four hours. Two regional bomb squads were called in to deal with suspected improvised explosive devices that turned out to be a hoax.Comments (0)
The Texans continued their slide Sunday against the Denver Broncos and witnessed history as Peyton Manning set a new NFL single season touchdown passing record. The Broncos clinched the AFC West with their 37-13 victory.Comments (0)
On Saturday afternoon March 22 the 585-foot bulk carrier Summer Wind reported a collision with a barge towed by the motor vessel Miss Susan near the Texas City Dike. As a result of the collision 168,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil leaked into Galveston Bay. Cleanup efforts are on-goin…Galveston Bay Oil Spill Comments (0)
An 8-year-old child and his grandmother were unharmed after a vehicle plowed through a wall and into the kitchen of their Galveston apartment Friday evening. Full story.…Comments (0)
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