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Fat Tuesday parade brings Mardi Gras to a close

Fat Tuesday parade brings Mardi Gras to a close

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The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius helps bring Mardi Gras to a close with the annual Fat Tuesday parade through downtown Galveston.

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League City council moves forward with annexation of more land

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The City Council will conduct the first ordinance reading to consider annexing 63.1 acres of land north of the Mar Bella subdivision and 8.53 …

La Marque City Council to consider commission aimed at youth

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The city council is considering the creation of a commission geared toward youth affairs, including involvement with community activities for …

Santa Fe man says Social Security office "killed" him

Santa Fe man says Social Security office "killed" him

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A Santa Fe couple says a false death report stopped social security payments.

Photos: Fat Tuesday parade brings Mardi Gras to a close

Photos: Fat Tuesday parade brings Mardi Gras to a close

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The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius' 20th annual Fat Tuesday Parade brought an end to the Mardi Gras celebrations in Galveston.

Construction on Industrial Trades Center could start next week

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Construction on a 30,000-square-foot industrial trades center for the Texas City Independent School District could start as early as next week…

La Marque City Council renews electric contract

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The City Council on Monday renewed its contract with a nonprofit corporation for another four years in an effort to find the best deal for the…

Students hear songs, lessons of Black History Month

Students hear songs, lessons of Black History Month

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Speakers at a Black History Month program at Hitchcock High School say African-American history should be celebrated year-round, as part of th…

Child porn nets school bus driver 40-plus years in prison

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"Society has to protect itself from people like you," U.S. District Court Judge George C. Hanks Jr. told Martinez while sentencing him to 500 …

Apffel challenges residency of Paulissen in Galveston County Precinct 1 race

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A candidate for Galveston County Commissioner Precinct 1 is challenging the voter residency of his opponent League City Mayor Tim Paulissen.

Friendswood animal control warns of increase in raccoons with distemper

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Raccoons with distemper could spread the disease to other animals, including dogs. 

Visitation, celebration of life set for Jimmy Hayley

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Details about services for the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce President Jimmy Hayley, who died Saturday, have been announced.

Angleton spear fisherman becomes prey instead of predator

Angleton spear fisherman becomes prey instead of predator

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Spear fisherman, a former Friendswood resident, finds himself in an unfamiliar position of being the prey instead of the predator.

Kris Anne Vogelpohl, county GOP trailblazer, dies

Kris Anne Vogelpohl, county GOP trailblazer, dies

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Kris Anne Vogelphol, who has called by some the matriarch of the Galveston County Republican Party, has died.

Krewe of Barkus and Meoux and the Children's Parade

Krewe of Barkus and Meoux and the Children's Parade

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The second weekend of Mardi Gras comes to a close with the crowd favorite Krewe of Barkus and Meaux parade and the Children's Parade

Timeline unknown for FM518 repairs in League City

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City officials and the state's transportation department are still investigating the cause of damage on a half-mile stretch of Main Street in …

Suspect in triple slaying out on bond

Suspect in triple slaying out on bond

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The Spring man accused of killing three people at a League City auto-repair shop has been released on bond. 

Photos: 18th annual Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade

Photos: 18th annual Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade

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Dogs, cats, pigs, ferrets, snakes, along with a pony and a chicken and their owners paraded Sunday February 7, 2016, through downtown Galvesto…

Jimmy Hayley, Texas City-La Marque chamber president, dies

Jimmy Hayley, Texas City-La Marque chamber president, dies

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Jimmy Hayley, a county institution who for almost 30 years was the president and CEO of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce, died Sat…

Sunday picture of the week

Sunday picture of the week

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Our Sunday photo of the week comes from Dylan Cody. Dylan, a 16-year-old aspiring photographer, took this creative shot of the sunset in Hitch…