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The Galveston County Daily News: La Marque

February 8, 2016

La Marque

Top Story

Visitation, celebration of life set for Jimmy Hayley

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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Monday 02/08/2016
GBU: Perfect weather, a lack of books and the danger of distraction
Posted: February 08, 2016

The Good. It’s pretty rare to get two weekends of good weather for Mardi Gras and more rare still to get the cool, crisp, sunny perfect fall days that Texas weather can produce when it decides to.

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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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Saturday 02/06/2016
6-session 'Jewish Course of Why' to begin Sunday
Posted: February 06, 2016

League City’s Chabad of the Bay Area will be offering the “Jewish Course of Why,” a new, six-session course beginning Sundays or Tuesdays at 2047 W. Main St, Suite B7.

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Coffee and congregations
Posted: February 06, 2016

A few of the larger churches have their own coffee bars that bring a taste of say, Seattle, complete with overhead menus and baristas to brighten one’s solemn Sundays. Others offer the essential brew for free, with hand roasted beans lovingly prepared by a member experienced in the rituals behind America’s wake-up beverage of choice.

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Friday 02/05/2016
Laughter is the best medicine
Posted: February 05, 2016

Comedy, school productions and Valentine's Day events are all in this week's Hot Ticket.

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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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TCISD tackles LM challenges
Posted: February 04, 2016

The Texas City Independent School District is waiting on a Feb. 15 decision on how much help it can expect from the state as it prepares to annex La Marque schools, but neither district is waiting to prepare for next year.

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