Galveston County law enforcement officials say they have no plans to decriminalize marijuana
The Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs struggled early, but their relentless up-tempo play eventually wore down the Buna Lady Cougars for a 56-47 win in Tuesday’s Region III-3A quarterfinal playoff game at R.S. Sterling High School.
The Hitchcock boys basketball teams started their Class 3A playoff opener strong Tuesday night but a string of technical fouls and a second-half run did the Dawgs in during a 79-70 loss to the Kountze Lions.
An upper-level disturbance tracking east across Texas and northern Mexico will keep showers and occasional thunderstorms around for most of the day. Although the bulk of the precipitation is expected to move out some time this evening, there is a chance that parades scheduled tonight in Galv…
In a battle of Lady Bulldogs teams, Hitchcock had the most bark with its raucous fans and the most bite with a high-pressure defense that forced a plethora of New Waverly turnovers in a 66-57 Region III-3A area-round playoff win Friday at Aldine Davis High School.
Vocational Guidance Services is preparing for its seventh annual Talent Has No Boundaries job fair for people with mental and physical disabilities. This job fair will showcase the skills and talents of workers with disabilities who represent a diverse and vibrant talent pool for hire.
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One Galveston County team remained alive, while another saw its season ended in Monday’s Class 3A, Region III bi-district playoff action.
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush told state legislators Thursday that he planned to meet with President Donald Trump's administration to advocate for federal funding to build a protective hurricane barrier along the Texas coast.
A zonal (mostly straight west to east) wind pattern aloft will keep warmer than normal weather around for most of the next 6-7 days. A zonal pattern tends to keep cold weather bottled up well to our north and in many circumstances brings drier than normal conditions.
The La Marque Cougars rode a high-flying Jauron Freeman and scored 26 points in the second quarter to rout their neighboring rivals, the Hitchcock Bulldogs, by the final score of 66-51, Monday at Hitchcock High School to remain undefeated in District 24-3A.
K’Ellen Dezern knew she was going to the Super Bowl months ago, before she knew whether her beloved Green Bay Packers would be in the game or not.
If your kayak has gone missing in the last six months, you may want to check in the property room at the Galveston Police Department.
The state’s windstorm insurer of last resort has yet to pay many millions of dollars to school districts, cities and a community college for Hurricane Ike damage because of an appraisal clause in their contracts, an attorney representing the districts and cities said.
Heart disease is America’s leading cause of death and the statistics are startling. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease contributes to about 610,000 deaths every year in the United States. That’s approximately one in every four deaths.
On the final day of the month, it appears likely that this month will be the warmest January in Galveston since 1950. The 62.6° average for Galveston (unlikely to change much with today’s mild weather) will also rank as the 4th warmest ever for the Island. League City, with a 60.3° average (…
I recently had the opportunity to take a group of students to see the movie “Hidden Figures.” As a child growing up in the Galveston County area I had a chance to take a field trip to NASA, but I had never heard the story of the three amazing African-American women that helped America win th…
As part of The Mary Kay Foundation’s annual shelter grants program, local women’s shelter Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County has received a $20,000 unrestricted grant to further the organization’s efforts to combat domestic violence and provide rehabilitation services throughout …
A Gale Warning for gusts up to 50-mph has been issued for Galveston Bay and off-shore waters on Sunday. In addition, a Wind Advisory is effect for Galveston County with winds of 20-30 mph expected and gusts to 35-mph (or higher right along the coast).
With their big three all back in the fold, the La Marque Cougars got off to fast start and never let up in an 84-47 win against the Hitchcock Bulldogs in front of an electric home crowd Friday.
A new rivalry in District 24-3A and the best of the best in District 24-6A face off in today’s top local basketball games on the schedule.
Wednesday was the first day for candidates to apply for a spot on ballots for the May 6 election. A number of cities and school districts in Galveston County plan to hold elections this year.
People have asked me over the past couple of days about the chances of rain here. It seems that they keep hearing about thunderstorms moving into the area and are wondering where these rains are. I ran into this also with the heavy rain event in early December.
Asserting the paperwork was incomplete, the Galveston County Board of Pilot Commissioners took no action Friday on applications from seven federally licensed pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports, a decision that may have delayed a lawsuit over how that work is controlled.
A potentially contentious hearing is set for today before the Board of Pilot Commissioners on seven applications from federally licensed pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports.
A 30° low Saturday morning brought the first freeze to Galveston in two years (the last being a 31° low on January 8, 2015). The 25° low in League City was the coldest at that location in three years (a 23° low in January, 2014). Galveston’s minimum temperature on Saturday was also the colde…
Temperatures were expected to fall below freezing through most of Southeast Texas early this morning, and wind chills were set to drop down to the 20s in Galveston County.