Saturday, the bite continued for anglers dodging the early morning thunderstorms. Catches were reported from all around the Galveston Bay Complex, with the beach front areas offering the best action and a larger variety of fish.
Dickinson swarmed Friendswood with a late first-half scoring spree, and managed to hold off the never-say-die Mustangs squad for a 21-16 win that came down to the final minute in Friday’s District 24-6A showdown at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
The Clear Springs Chargers pounced on the Clear Creek Wildcats early and often, jumping out to a 17-point lead in the first quarter, then smothering the Creek offense for a 31-10 victory Friday night at Columbia Challenger Stadium.
The Clear Creek Wildcats take on crosstown rivals the Clear Springs Chargers in the Fight for 518 on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Challenger Columbia Stadium in League City.
An influx of deep Gulf moisture, a low pressure trough to the west and a cold front expected to move into Texas by Sunday will bring us periods of shower and thunderstorm activity through the weekend into next week. Some heavy rain will be possible in our area, especially from Sunday night into late Monday or early Tuesday. In addition, the front should move to the coast by late Monday or early Tuesday, delivering more seasonably appropriate temperatures to Galveston County.
Bolivar Peninsula visitors are buying significantly more beach stickers, decals required to park vehicles on the sand near the water, and county officials want to use the extra revenue to build the first public restrooms along the shoreline.
A League City man was arrested and charged Wednesday with two counts of possession of child pornography.
The Clear Creek Wildcats haven’t built their impressive district winning streak to where it is now by being passive.
League City’s ethics review board has hired a law firm to probe a complaint against Mayor Pat Hallisey, accusing him of referring to a councilwoman with a gender slur.
Yesterday saw another day and another late season heat advisory. Based on the temperatures this month and projected warmth over the coming 7 days, this month is on track to become the hottest September in Galveston County since records began in 1871.
Galveston and eight other counties are under a heat advisory until 7 p.m.
League City residents will have two opportunities in a week’s time to weigh in on the city council’s proposal to maintain the property tax rate at its current level.
A third county resident was infected with West Nile virus this year, the Galveston County Health District reported Friday.
Crews made quick work Thursday of demolishing a Mattress Firm, signaling a major advancement of a long-awaited project meant to ease traffic at the League City intersection known as Five Corners.
On Sept. 13, 2008, Hurricane Ike sent storm surges crashing into Galveston, Galveston Bay and the Bolivar Peninsula. Broken glass and debris littered streets, and high winds damaged homes and businesses across the region. Galveston was shut down for weeks.
Three more local residents have been diagnosed with the Zika virus, the Galveston County Health District announced Wednesday.
We are going into our sixth consecutive day with rainfall being reported in at least some areas of Galveston County. Rainfall amounts overall during this latest wet spell have ranged from around 1 inch over parts of Galveston Island up to nearly 3 inches over some inland locations. Since we are (believe it or not) running below normal for the month so far, I cannot say that the precipitation has been entirely unwelcome. The good news is that wet weather is likely to continue for the next week or two, with heavy amounts possible near the coast.
"Modest price" for diapers? Apparently, Don Reavis hasn't been down that aisle lately ("If parents can't afford diapers, shame on them," The Daily News, Sept. 12).
Tuesday’s District 24-6A volleyball tilt between Clear Falls and Friendswood was just about as close as they come, as the Knights came away with a 25-23, 23-25, 28-26, 24-26, 15-12 win in a wild, back-and-forth match before a raucous crowd.
The county's child welfare program improperly spent funds and failed to seek state reimbursement for work performed for a past year, according to an audit.
Recently, the Gulf Coast Council AT&T Pioneers donated supplies of snacks and soda tabs to the Ronald McDonald House and bears were donated to the Dickinson Police Dept.
Danny Ceniceros graduates from basic training
One goal of the Bay Area organization is to raise public awareness of what for many remains a hidden problem. To that end, the group is organizing and promoting “Kids in Crisis: A Summit on Education,” set for Oct. 25 in the main auditorium of the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
They walked 110 flights at the League City Volunteer Fire Department training field, 718 N. Kansas Ave., a tribute to the number of stairs in twin towers.
It was ugly, but it was a win, thanks to a late field goal by kicker Reese Winters. The young Clear Creek Wildcats scratched and clawed their way to a victory over Houston Heights Bulldogs, 17-16, Saturday night at Challenger Columbia Stadium.
Clear Falls operated on cruise control in a dominant 30-7 win over Sam Rayburn on Saturday at Pasadena Veterans Memorial Stadium.
The Clear Creek Wildcats took on The Houston Heights Bulldogs in week three high school football action.
Saturday morning, thunderstorm activity around the Galveston area kept anglers on edge.
A mid to upper-level low, an influx of deep moisture and a sluggish cold front that should stall somewhere over Southeast Texas could bring a good chance of rain this weekend. How much rain falls in Galveston County may be dependent upon where the frontal boundary stalls, with some models keeping the front north of Houston, and others taking it south to the coast. Rain chances locally would be higher if the front does make it to the coast before hitting the brakes.
In response to the article "Last Tea Party members are leaving the city council" (The Daily News, Aug. 31): I remember I wrote a letter in this very newspaper a few years ago stating that the "Tea Party" was a fad and would eventually be exposed for what it is. Older white people, generally a bit more affluent then others, who tried to unseat the Obama administration under the guise of a movement for the people, if the people were able to follow lockstep with their ideals.
A Dickinson woman has been indicted in the death of her 31-year-old boyfriend who died in a crash.
The board has 90 days to take action after an ethics complaint is filed. Doan filed the complaint against Hallisey on Aug. 16.
Colin Kaepernick, although you are a multi-millionaire quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, I would like to say what a pitiful example of an American citizen you are.
On the eve of District 24-6A play, Clear Springs head coach Shannon McClellen says her team is close to returning to the program’s winning ways.
Taxing entities all over Galveston County are preparing budgets for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.
League City resident Jamie Terry still gets emotional when she looks at the pictures she took during her August trip to Honduras.
Losers of 19 straight, the Clear Falls Knights needed overtime but finally put their losing streak to rest, coming through in the clutch and defeating the Houston Bellaire Cardinals, 28-21, on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
It may be several months from a new baseball season, but the Clear Springs Chargers hit some home run plays to pull away from the Pasadena Dobie Longhorns for a 39-6 win Saturday at Challenger Columbia Stadium.
Save for the game’s opening possession, the Clear Creek Wildcats were lights-out as they topped the Channelview Falcons, 34-7, on Friday at Ray Maddry Stadium.
Due to an AT&T outage in the area, The Daily News' phone lines are down and we are operating on limited internet connectivity.
The United Way of Galveston and United Way Galveston County Mainland kicked off their fundraising campaigns Wednesday with the goal to collectively raise more than $3 million for area agencies.
I am writing to express my opinion about the Boy Scouts of America.
Tropical Depression #9 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine at 1 p.m. today. At that time, Hermine was located at 24.7 N and 88.0 W (or about 395-miles south-southwest of Apalachicola, Florida). The storm was drifting north at 2-mph. Sustained winds were 40-mph and pressure was 1000 MB (29.53"). Tropical Storm Warnings and a Hurricane Watch are now in effect for the west coast of Florida.
In recent weeks, the world has witnessed several horrific attacks where innocent civilian and law enforcement officers have been murdered by senseless acts of others. Law enforcement officers have been ambushed and killed for no reason other than wearing their uniform.
There have been many reports about the cut-backs in funding for food stamps, currently known as the SNAP program. This has been portrayed as affecting mainly able-bodied adults without dependents. However, I recently talked to a woman in Galveston County whose state-administered food stamp benefits have been suddenly cut by over $100 a month.
One good thing about our Texas Gulf Coast summers is that we get to anticipate and to better appreciate the cooler temperatures of the fall season.
Last time, we talked about how to run uphill. Now it’s time to talk about how to make it down the other side.
A new recommendation from the Food and Drug Administration requires that all blood donated in the United States be tested for the Zika virus.
Oyster companies are celebrating new Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission rules that will allow fewer days to harvest and limit the size of catches when the season opens again in November.
A radio mainstay on the Galveston-area airwaves is changing formats after more than six years of broadcasting Asian music and China-friendly talk shows.
Local, county and state governments plan to spend $500 million on road projects in Galveston County over the next decade.
Texas First Bank customers made about $10,000 in claims on Monday, the first business day since a weekend phishing attack that targeted area cell phones.
The first day of school is a big deal. Boys and girls alike spend time thinking about that perfect first day outfit (okay, maybe it’s mom), worrying about where they will sit at lunch and if they’ll make new friends. Will they like their new teacher? But the first day of school is also a time to show off how cute your little boy or girl is, and how much they’ve grown over the summer. Here at The Galveston County Daily News we wanted to bring you full coverage of the first day of school throughout the county, and here are some of the photos our readers sent us.
Texas lawmakers this month formed a caucus aimed at keeping NASA funding from falling out of orbit.
The inaugural varsity football game at Clear Creek ISD's Challenger Columbia Stadium was a heated battle between the Clear Springs Chargers and Pearland Oilers on Friday night. After a one hour weather delay the game got started just after 8 p.m. and never slowed down as the two teams traded scores back and forth. It all came down to the final seconds when a defensive play by the Oilers secured their 28-24 victory.
Clear Springs came 4 yards shy of winning the inaugural game at Challenger Columbia Stadium, as Pearland’s defense held to win a thriller, 28-24, in a contest delayed an hour at the start by lightning.
Clear Creek used its size advantage up front to dominate South Houston 41-17 in Friday's season opening contest at CCISD Veterans Stadium.
It was a rainy, sloppy Friday night, but the 2016 high school football season was off and running and so were the Spring Lions as they overpowered the Clear Falls Knights and defeated them 32-7.
A disorganized and weak area of low pressure (99L) located between the northeastern and the coast of Cuba continues to keep forecasters guessing as it moves west-northwest at about 10-mph. Currently, upper-level winds remain unfavorable for development, but should become a little more conducive for development as the system approaches the eastern Gulf of Mexico early next week.
These are exciting times for League City, where the population is booming, developers are flocking and the city council is feuding.
Her father, 26-year-old Evan David Nolan, is being held in connection with the death, although he has not been charged with Whitney’s homicide.