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Ball High’s win a reason to believe in Anders, coaching staff and team

Ball High’s win a reason to believe in Anders, coaching staff and team

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Winning isn’t everything, especially in high school athletics, but judging by the reactions of the Ball High players, coaches, fans and even the stadium maintenance worker, it was obvious that Friday night’s win meant a lot.

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  • Suspect in La Marque woman's slaying dead after police chase

    Suspect in La Marque woman's slaying dead after police chase

    The suspect in a La Marque woman’s slaying apparently killed himself during a high-speed police chase in Houston hours after her death Monday, authorities said.

  • Police seek killers after home-invasion robbery

    A 47-year-old Texas City man is dead and police are searching for the robbers who pushed their way into his home Monday night, authorities said.

  • Albert Diego Irvin Sr.

    Albert Diego Irvin Sr.

    A Public Visitation will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM followed by a Service to Celebrate His Life at 11:00 AM. Both Services will be held at Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway Texas City, TX. There will be a Private Burial.

  • Police have a suspect in woman's shooting death

    Police have a suspect in woman's shooting death

    La Marque police were investigating a deadly shooting Monday morning that left one woman dead. 

  • Judge dismisses 20,000 cases against BP in benzene release lawsuit

    Judge dismisses 20,000 cases against BP in benzene release lawsuit

    A Galveston County judge has dismissed about 20,000 cases in a massive lawsuit filed against BP after a failure at the company’s Texas City refinery caused 500,000 pounds of chemicals to spew into the air.

  • Dennis Timothy Zajack

    Dennis Timothy Zajack

    A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 10:00am at the Texas City Missionary Baptist Church in Texas City (2402 32nd Avenue N., Texas City), with friend and Pastor Carl Strickland officiating; interment to follow at Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock.

  • Brenda Lavern Guy

    Brenda Lavern Guy

    Viewing will begin on October 1, 2016 at 10 am and funeral service at 11 am at Bible Way Fellowship Baptist Church, Dr. Ivory L. Varner, Pastor, 10120 Hartsook St, Houston, TX 77034. Interment will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. Please send flowers to Forest Park Lawndale at 6900 Lawndale St, Houston, TX 77023. There will be bus service for those in the LaMarque and Texas City area via Durham School Services, for more info contact Ms. Bridgette Ford at 409-392-7604.

  • Power struggle: Tensions between mayor, city manager laid out in emails

    City Manager Mark Rohr in an email to council members last week accused Mayor Pat Hallisey of breaching the city’s charter by publicly discussing an economic development prospect that was supposed to be confidential.

  • San Leon man found not guilty of murder

    San Leon man found not guilty of murder

    A Galveston County jury Thursday found a San Leon man not guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of his 31-year-old neighbor.

  • Police ask for help in murder investigation

    Texas City police had few leads following the home-invasion robbery that left a man dead, Capt. Joe Stanton said.

Look for red fish to be more active

Look for red fish to be more active

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We are in that transition period when more frequent cold fronts start appearing. The current frontal system likely will have some effect on th…

Newly created CCISD Athletic Hall of Honor inducts first members

Newly created CCISD Athletic Hall of Honor inducts first members

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The Clear Creek Independent School District Athletic Hall of Honor celebrated its first class of inductees during a special ceremony held at C…

No. 6 Houston routs Texas State 64-3 to remain unbeaten

No. 6 Houston routs Texas State 64-3 to remain unbeaten

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Had Houston's season gone as planned, D'Eriq King would have spent Saturday night standing on the sideline as the Cougars' third-string quarterback.

No. 10 Texas A&M 5th straight over No. 17 Arkansas, 45-24

No. 10 Texas A&M 5th straight over No. 17 Arkansas, 45-24

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Trevor Knight had two long touchdown runs before halftime and threw a 92-yard pass to Josh Reynolds right after Arkans…

Russell has 4 TD passes, No. 16 Baylor beats Oklahoma State

Russell has 4 TD passes, No. 16 Baylor beats Oklahoma State

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WACO, Texas (AP) — Seth Russell threw four touchdown passes, including an 89-yarder to Chris Platt for the go-ahead score in the third quarter…

Galveston tennis league has strong opening day

Galveston tennis league has strong opening day

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Four players recorded perfect scores on opening day of the Galveston Island Thursday Night Tennis League.

Fishing worth weathering the weather

Fishing worth weathering the weather

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Saturday, the bite continued for anglers dodging the early morning thunderstorms. Catches were reported from all around the Galveston Bay Comp…

Quick-strike offense, stout defense lead Dickinson to win against Friendswood

Quick-strike offense, stout defense lead Dickinson to win against Friendswood

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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 t…

Ball High’s first win a walk-off over Texas City on OT field goal

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Anthony Smecca drilled a 20-yard field goal in overtime and sent the Ball High sideline and home crowd into a frenzy at Kermit Courville Stadi…

Springs stifles Creek offense

Springs stifles Creek offense

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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 smot…

Look for red fish to be more active

Look for red fish to be more active

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We are in that transition period when more frequent cold fronts start appearing. The current frontal system likely will have some effect on th…

Fishing worth weathering the weather

Fishing worth weathering the weather

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Saturday, the bite continued for anglers dodging the early morning thunderstorms. Catches were reported from all around the Galveston Bay Comp…

Pre-front bite is on along beach front

Pre-front bite is on along beach front

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Weekend anglers should be enjoying a pre-front bite, as the surf and jetties have opened up with action. The bite has come during the afternoo…

Approaching front could boost weekend fishing

Approaching front could boost weekend fishing

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Early next week our first cool front of the season is expected to drop temperatures a bit. This weekend we could see a prefrontal bite take pl…

Wind limits fishing action

Wind limits fishing action

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Wednesday, an easterly wind limited fishing activities, as choppy conditions faced anglers wanting to fish the open bays, jetties and surf.