A district championship is a major accomplishment for any school in any sport. Landon Etzel, the 2015-16 Galveston County boys athlete of the year, led Clear Creek to three this past school year.
Saturday morning, live shrimp supplies at most bait camps were out by 8 a.m. or earlier. Live croaker inventories were spotty, and most anglers were willing to take croaker in lieu of shrimp.
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.
The video tape player, an ancient thing, had been repaired and put in good order within the last year or two, so I popped the tape in and sat back to watch and recall the story.
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Students from Creekside Intermediate cross FM 518 after school in League City on Friday afternoon.
Ice encases oak trees along 20th Street in downtown Galveston on Friday morning. A wintery blast has closed or delayed schools and business this morning.
Icicles hang from the patio chairs and tables Friday at Landry's Seafood, 5310 Seawall Blvd, in Galveston.
Small icicles hang from a parking sign in downtown Galveston on Friday morning. A wintery blast has closed or delayed schools and business this morning.
Ice encases a branch and leaves of an oak tree in downtown Galveston on Friday morning. A wintery blast has closed or delayed schools and business this morning.
Jim Patterson of Galveston took this photo as he prepared to drive to work at NASA's Johnson Space Center Friday morning. Patterson broke his ID badge that he used to get the ice off his windshield, he said. If you have some winter weather photos from Galveston County email them to email@example.com.
Courtesy Heather Lane
Heather Lane of Santa Fe took this photo from inside her van. When her husband Tim rolled down the window, a sheet of ice remained in place. If you have a winter weather photo you would like to share email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courtesy photo Solomon Roady
Solomon Roady of Santa Fe took this photo of ice on trees. Across Galveston County residents were greeted by icy conditions, but there were no major reports of problems. A couple of schools canceled classes, but most just delayed the start of the school day. If you have a photo of Galveston County's winter blast email them to email@example.com.