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.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Records show the chancellor of the University of Texas System has forwarded letters of recommendation from influential people to UT-Austin's president advocating admission of about 40 students since 2009.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Washington state dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi.
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