Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.
After hosting 110 teams and raising more than $3,000 during the inaugural Cougar Beach Bash, the sand volleyball tournament returns to East Beach with more than 150 players preregistered for the event.
Except for the heat, near-perfect conditions for fishing prevailed over the Galveston area on Friday. Anglers on the water early had the best luck and just about all of the typical summertime hot spots paid off.
Annabelle Roquemore gives an exhibition of fencing to Ms. Settle's fourth grade class at KIPP Coastal Village.
Karina Bickert comes en garde with a 19th century fencing foil.
Hans Weant comes en garde holding a small sword, circa 1790.
Spencer Petty adopts a defense guard proper for the circa 1865 German dueling schlager.
Pat Faulkner adopts another guard used when dueling with the circa 1865 German schlager.