One of the team’s youngest members got League City Post 554’s runs parade started with a bang, and West Texas Pecos Post 460 came unraveled late as League City picked up a 14-2 win Friday in the American Legion state baseball tournament.
The Sandy Shoes Fun Run returns to Stewart Beach in Galveston on Aug. 6. The race benefits the Dennis B. Koi Cancer Treatment Fund, a charity which helps cancer patients who have financial needs.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
Unfortunately, unless the scammer can be identified and criminal charges filed or a civil case initiated there is little recourse to having your money returned.
“Two Armies on the Rio Grande,” by Douglas A. Murphy, Texas A&M University Press, 2014, 336 pages, $45
“Rip Van Winkle’s Return,” by Eric A. Kimmel, Illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher. New York. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Hardback, 2007, $17
“The Malice of Fortune,” by Michael Ennis, Doubleday, 416 pages, $26.95.
“The Man Who Saved the Whooping Crane: The Robert Porter Allen Story,” by Kathleen Kaska, University Press of Florida, $26.95, 218 pages.
Texas City — Texas City native Pat Bodine Drummond worked with her artist daughter to produce and self-publish an award-winning children’s book based on a garden.
“Athenia Torpedoed: The U-boat Attack That Ignited The Battle of the Atlantic,” by Francis M. Carroll, Naval Institute Press, 2012, 256 pages, $29.95
“Fancy Nancy” by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. Harper Collins Publishers. 2006. Hardback. $16.99. ISBN 10: 0-060544209-8
Read any good books lately? We have just the one for you. “The Oleanders of San Leon,” by local author Andy Upchurch.