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The Galveston County Daily News: Bacliff

February 10, 2016


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Home grown vegetables, herbs to be offered at Spring Plant Sale

It’s almost the middle of February and the Master Gardener annual Spring Plant Seminar and Sale is nearing. This year’s seminar and sale will be conducted Feb. 20, in the Rodeo Arena at the Galveston County Fairgrounds along Hwy. 6 in Hitchcock. This is a new location for the sale as we have outgrown the space at our old location near the County Extension Office in Carbide Park.

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Jimmy’s personal touch will be missed
Posted: February 09, 2016

Jimmy’s passing will undoubtedly be felt throughout Galveston County.

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Apffel challenges residency of Paulissen in Galveston County Precinct 1 race
Posted: February 09, 2016

A candidate for Galveston County Commissioner Precinct 1 is challenging the voter residency of his opponent League City Mayor Tim Paulissen.

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Monday 02/08/2016
Visitation, celebration of life set for Jimmy Hayley
Posted: February 08, 2016

Details about services for the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce President Jimmy Hayley, who died Saturday, have been announced.

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Kris Anne Vogelpohl, county GOP trailblazer, dies
Posted: February 08, 2016

Kris Anne Vogelphol, who has called by some the matriarch of the Galveston County Republican Party, has died.

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Friday 02/05/2016
Galveston County judge denies bond reduction for suspect in 1983 triple murder
Posted: February 05, 2016

A judge denied a reduction of bond for the man accused of slaying three people at an auto-repair shop in League City in 1983 — despite supportive testimony from his sister. 

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Barroso named new health district CEO
Posted: February 04, 2016

Kathy Barroso, a longtime executive for the Galveston County Health District, has been named the district's new chief executive officer.

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Galveston County contemplates idea to cut costs in criminal justice system
Posted: February 04, 2016

 A consulting company has presented county commissioners with a plan it says could save $4.4 million a year in criminal justice system expenses, but some officials are skeptical.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
January’s weather and a look at this weekend
Posted: February 03, 2016

This January was slightly cooler than normal in Galveston County. The month, however, was characterized by persistent cool conditions rather than any really cold weather.

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Construction costs at former Washington Park in Galveston increase $458,000
Posted: February 03, 2016

Construction of the former Washington Park in Galveston is estimated to cost an extra $458,000, but officials still expect it to be complete in fall 2016. 

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