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The Galveston County Daily News: Bacliff

February 12, 2016


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Daughters of the Republic of Texas welcomes new members

The Sidney Sherman Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas recently welcomed five new members. They are: Andrea Cooper of Seabrook; Roxie Scott and Erin Graham of Santa Fe; Edna Sarver of Corpus Christi; and Pamela Skotak of Colleyville.

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Thursday 02/11/2016
Galveston County Aggie Moms join chamber
Posted: February 11, 2016

On Feb. 8th, the Galveston County Aggie Moms celebrated an official Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at the new Texas Maritime Academy Dorm on the campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston.

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Is our near ideal spell of sunny weather a prelude to a dry spring?
Posted: February 11, 2016

There is no doubt that our recent spell of sunny weather, with humidity levels more in line with New Mexico than Southeast Texas, has been welcomed by most. Combined with seasonably cool to mild temperatures, we really couldn’t ask for better weather than we have seen so far this month.

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Popular island tavern plans second site at Mall of the Mainland
Posted: February 11, 2016

Beer business must be good. Stuttgarden Tavern, a popular downtown island establishment, is brewing a second location near movie theater Cinemark 12 at Mall of the Mainland, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City.

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Home grown vegetables, herbs to be offered at Spring Plant Sale
Posted: February 10, 2016

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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