• By CATHY GILLENTINE
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Over hill, over dale we have hit the dusty trail. But it wasn’t the caissons rolling along. It was a rental moving truck and a trailer carrying an automobile, all driven with much trepidation by the one and only beautiful daughter.

  • By RAY HOLBROOK
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The Texas City Independent School District is in deep trouble from the Valero Corp. tax lawsuit and will lose $8 million from the decision. And the legislature has ended the special funding Texas City has been receiving for the Tax Reduction program. It is hard to see how they can educate al…

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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During Rudy’s 22nd birthday lunch his best friend Pete reminds Rudy, “Well, you know what my dad always said: Having dreams is what makes life tolerable.”

  • By ROBERTO TORRES
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On June 14, U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Republican from Louisiana, was shot by a lone gunman while attending a baseball practice in the Washington D.C. metro area. Congressman Scalise, who was critically wounded, remains hospitalized.

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Ted O’Rourke’s term as chairman of the wharves board of trustees officially begins Monday. It won’t take him much longer than that to begin working on his vision for the port.

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After earning a state Junior Olympics championship last month, 15-year-old Jeremiah Cortez from Dickinson is looking to continue to climb the youth boxing ladder as he enters competition against a highly diverse set of competitors at nationals today.

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
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Rain returned to the Galveston area Sunday, and that, along with moderate easterly winds, held things down on the fishing scene. While we are no longer concerned about the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy, other weather events are taking place to disrupt fishing.

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Two people died in La Marque on Friday, one a victim in a homicide and a second a suspect in the case.

  • By TOM BASSING Correspondent
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Virtually nothing is known about the life of Chester Sawyer, not his age nor his occupation nor if he was married nor if he had children, only that he was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a recent arrival to Galveston.

  • By BRUCE WILLIAMS
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DEAR BRUCE: In a recent column, you referred to “well-established, large firms that have continuously been paying dividends for a good many years and showing 2 percent to 4 percent growth a year on average.” My question is, would you consider Vanguard a good example of that? — E.R.

  • By CONSUMER REPORTS
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Not all back injuries are created equal. Here are some of the most prevalent conditions and symptoms from Consumer Reports.

  • By MARY BETH BASSETT
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For many of us, this Fourth of July holiday is a long weekend — take that Monday off, and you have four days of vacation. Lucky for us islanders, we get all the fun without all the traveling!

  • By WALT CANDELARI
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I received my annual call from Bill to drop in and see if his “summer to do” list was complete. Every year Candy develops a list of items for Bill to work on and every year I help purge the list of “nonessentials” i.e. Please buy yourself new yard clothes! In turn, he helps me with my list (…

  • By HAROLD RALEY
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Recently, I saw a list of the ways humanity — and maybe the world itself — could end. The possibilities included incurable pandemics, mass starvation, earth-shattering collisions with giant meteors, atomic wars, alien invaders, the biblical apocalypse, magnetic pole reversals, massive collap…

  • By DAVID F. SMITH
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In response to "Fight for issues; don't make it personal" (The Daily News, June 19): Once again it looks like our resident three from the right had their heads in the sand or somewhere else for the past eight "pre-monarchy" years.

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This week’s prestigious “No Truer Words Were Spoken” award goes to County Commissioner Darrell Apffel, who told the unvarnished truth about the proposed Pelican Island Bridge.

  • By REV. FREDA MARIE S. BROWN
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Sometimes, you just need a change. But, change is so hard for most of us even when it’s the basis of all of life. As a matter of fact, without change there can be no hope. At St. Vincent’s House, we’re all about hope.

  • By HARVEY CAPPEL
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How about a little change of pace with a feel good story — a Trump-free moment?

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Overcomer’s Outreach will meet at 7 p.m. Fridays at The Salvation Army, 4210 Texas Ave., in Texas City. Call Joseph Davis, 832-820-1203.

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Galveston City Council on Thursday snubbed the reappointment of the most vocal member of the Galveston Park Board of Trustees.

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The Governor’s office has rejected a petition in an ongoing battle between five federal pilots seeking licenses to guide vessels into local ports and the Board of Pilot Commissioners.

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Twenty-one young students have been spending their summer vacation honing their acting skills as participants of the Students on Stage program at Island East End Theatre Co., 2317 Mechanic St., in Galveston.

  • By BILL TINSLEY
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A number of years ago I attended a conference at the Harley Davidson factory in Kansas City. A number of pastors and church leaders assembled at the factory to spend a few days touring the facilities and visiting with the administrators.

  • BY DUSTIN CHASE
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King of the “If you have seen one of them, you have seen them all” franchise, Michael Bay’s profitable special effects blockbuster series is on its fifth installment. The audience is taken back in time with this latest sequel, incorporating King Arthur and Merlin into the Transformers origin story.

  • By RICK COUSINS Correspondent
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In a little noticed location, behind an unmarked glass and oak door across from the downtown League City fire station, you can find Iglesia Betania. It’s a growing, bilingual church which is seeking to welcome both locals and internationals.

  • By RICK COUSINS Correspondent
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The tropics are making news again, right on schedule with Tropical Storm Cindy. To our north, there may be some houses of worship serving as shelters, but not here in Galveston County where such might represent an unsafe practice.

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The worst of Tropical Storm Cindy’s effects were forecast to happen in the early morning hours. Officials in Jamaica Beach and Galveston warned that some roads might become impassible until tides recede.

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Bryan Roller, League City’s first convention and visitors' bureau administrator, intends to bring more conferences and tourists to town.

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The public recently spent millions to rebuild beaches in front of the seawall. And so many islanders watched Wednesday as high tides from Tropical Storm Cindy scoured sand off those beaches. Should we be dismayed?

  • By MALCOLM D. GIBSON
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I marvel at how indelibly I recollect certain images and sentiments from my high school and college days. The most poignant usually channel the optimism I felt about the future. Though later buffeted by reality, their clarity still resonates.

  • By MARGARET CANAVAN
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Recent rains have been a real gift to our trees. Our wet winter was followed by a relatively dry spring, so June rains have provided a boost that will help them thrive during our scorching summer and boom-or-bust rainfall season.

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About 50 residents attended League City Town Hall Tuesday and asked for help with problems after each department head or surrogate spoke briefly about his or her responsibilities.

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The Historic Commission approved a certificate of appropriateness June 15 so that a League City woman can keep her windows and handrail on the front porch.

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Local seniors will have a special celebration all their own Thursday, June 29 when SeniorShare of Galveston County hosts its ninth annual community Celebrate America event at the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City.

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  • By BERNICE TORREGROSSA
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Hot days call for cold treats. The colder the better, and if they’re bursting with the flavors of fresh fruit, even better.

  • By LYNDA BALSLEV
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Do you have a grill? Do you love pizza? Then look no further for an easy technique that will result in delicious homemade pizza hot off your grill. If you don’t have a grill, fear not — this recipe can also be prepared in a hot oven.

  • By DRS. DAVID NIESEL AND NORBERT HERZOG
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In 1845, the English arctic explorer Sir John Franklin and 134 officers and crew disappeared while looking for the Northwest Passage. Thanks to climate change, the once-impossible sea route through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago is now used for commercial traffic. What may have killed the 1…

  • By UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH
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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been recertified as a Level I Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee of the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes the medical branch’s dedication to providing optimal care for i…

  • By MARSHA KROHN
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Building on a successful exhibit at Galveston Art League Gallery in December, 2015, 14 artist members of Texas Association of Original Doll Artists have joined forces to present “Galveston, Oh Galveston,” an exhibit of handmade, one-of-a-kind figures, also called art dolls, with a theme desi…

  • By DR. SALLY ROBINSON
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The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently distributed their dog bite prevention tips for 2017. Each year more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs and about 800,000 receive medical attention. About one-half of those receiving medical attention are children. Most dog b…

  • By WILLIAM M. JOHNSON
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People commonly take their longest vacations in summer and they generally remember to make arrangements to have someone take care of everything from their pets to the newspaper.

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The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees Wednesday night will consider approving a five-year strategic plan for the district as district officials begin planning major projects for the future.

  • By DAVID TEPERA
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On average, about 6 million people a year will break a bone. In case you didn’t know, it typically takes six to 10 weeks for broken bones to heal. A hard callus will form around the fracture creating a stronger bone than before.

  • By DALE M. TAYLOR
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Ike persists as a fresh memory in my mind. As much as I want to forget it, the sight of boats washed up on the highway and debris piled three stories high created a long-lasting impression.

  • By MELANIE WIGGINS
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On Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, the Galveston Historical Foundation presented a seminar titled "Women's Roles in World War II" at the Lone Star Flight Museum, and one of the participants was Izola Collins.

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
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Today is one of my favorite days of the year. It is the beginning of the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. Unfortunately, we will not be able to take advantage of it on the water, as most of us will be biting our nails waiting to see what happens with Tropical Storm Cindy.

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The 10 a.m. CDT update from the National Hurricane Service has extended Tropical Storm Warnings west to High Island and a Tropical Storm Watch has been extended across Galveston Island to San Luis Pass. This reflects uncertainty on how far to the west the system will track before making its …

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The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm warning for part of the Louisiana coast, with a storm watch in effect from west of Intracoastal City, Louisiana to High Island.

  • 10

It was a small but telling thing that the new Galveston Wharves Board of Trustees decided to form an executive committee.

  • 1

About 50 residents attended League City Town Hall Tuesday and asked for help with problems after each department head or surrogate spoke briefly about his or her responsibilities.

  • 0

The Historic Commission approved a certificate of appropriateness June 15 so that a League City woman can keep her windows and handrail on the front porch.

  • 0

Local seniors will have a special celebration all their own Thursday, June 29 when SeniorShare of Galveston County hosts its ninth annual community Celebrate America event at the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City.

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  • By BERNICE TORREGROSSA
  • 0

Hot days call for cold treats. The colder the better, and if they’re bursting with the flavors of fresh fruit, even better.

  • By LYNDA BALSLEV
  • 0

Do you have a grill? Do you love pizza? Then look no further for an easy technique that will result in delicious homemade pizza hot off your grill. If you don’t have a grill, fear not — this recipe can also be prepared in a hot oven.

  • By DRS. DAVID NIESEL AND NORBERT HERZOG
  • 0

In 1845, the English arctic explorer Sir John Franklin and 134 officers and crew disappeared while looking for the Northwest Passage. Thanks to climate change, the once-impossible sea route through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago is now used for commercial traffic. What may have killed the 1…

  • By UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH
  • 0

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been recertified as a Level I Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee of the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes the medical branch’s dedication to providing optimal care for i…

  • By MARSHA KROHN
  • 0

Building on a successful exhibit at Galveston Art League Gallery in December, 2015, 14 artist members of Texas Association of Original Doll Artists have joined forces to present “Galveston, Oh Galveston,” an exhibit of handmade, one-of-a-kind figures, also called art dolls, with a theme desi…

  • By DR. SALLY ROBINSON
  • 0

The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently distributed their dog bite prevention tips for 2017. Each year more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs and about 800,000 receive medical attention. About one-half of those receiving medical attention are children. Most dog b…

  • By WILLIAM M. JOHNSON
  • 0

People commonly take their longest vacations in summer and they generally remember to make arrangements to have someone take care of everything from their pets to the newspaper.

  • 0

The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees Wednesday night will consider approving a five-year strategic plan for the district as district officials begin planning major projects for the future.

  • By DAVID TEPERA
  • 0

On average, about 6 million people a year will break a bone. In case you didn’t know, it typically takes six to 10 weeks for broken bones to heal. A hard callus will form around the fracture creating a stronger bone than before.

  • By DALE M. TAYLOR
  • 0

Ike persists as a fresh memory in my mind. As much as I want to forget it, the sight of boats washed up on the highway and debris piled three stories high created a long-lasting impression.

  • By MELANIE WIGGINS
  • 0

On Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, the Galveston Historical Foundation presented a seminar titled "Women's Roles in World War II" at the Lone Star Flight Museum, and one of the participants was Izola Collins.

  • By CAPT. JOE KENT
  • 0

Today is one of my favorite days of the year. It is the beginning of the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. Unfortunately, we will not be able to take advantage of it on the water, as most of us will be biting our nails waiting to see what happens with Tropical Storm Cindy.

web only
  • 0

The 10 a.m. CDT update from the National Hurricane Service has extended Tropical Storm Warnings west to High Island and a Tropical Storm Watch has been extended across Galveston Island to San Luis Pass. This reflects uncertainty on how far to the west the system will track before making its …

  • 0

The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm warning for part of the Louisiana coast, with a storm watch in effect from west of Intracoastal City, Louisiana to High Island.

  • 10

It was a small but telling thing that the new Galveston Wharves Board of Trustees decided to form an executive committee.

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