GALVESTON — Five years, 11 months and 10 days ago, the Burnet Elementary School closed its doors, along with the rest of the schools in the Galveston Independent School District, as Hurricane Ike bore down on the island.
Two local teams have risen to the top in separate large volleyball tournaments and will compete among each event’s top eight teams today.
A look at Friday night's volleyball action from across Galveston County.
TEXAS CITY — The Rev. D.N. Benford Sr. and his congregation is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church.
La Marque’s McKinney Memorial United Methodist Church will hold its Back to School Bash from 9 a.m. to noon today.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival on its opening day Saturday, a rare venue for the showing of films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls, organizers said.
BAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him.
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Clear Falls’ Maddie Huerta maneuvers the ball past Brazoswood’s Austin Strobel during Tuesday’s regional quarterfinal playoff at Wildcat Stadium in Angleton.
Huerta is described by her coach as “the heart, soul and spirit of not just the varsity soccer team but the entire Clear Falls High School.”
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