At age 74, Galveston's Lucy McMahon is a record-holding international powerlifting competitor, and on Dec. 8 she will be competing in the Global Powerlifting Alliance/International Powerlifting Organization World Championships in Moscow.
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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David Alcala of Santa Fe puts the finishing touches on the Alcala Family Tradition’s fajitas during the Good Ole Days Festival in Hitchcock in 2008.
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Ribs and sausage are staples of barbecuing.
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Allison Shaneyfelt taste tests the Texas Pride team’s chicken entry during the 16th annual Wild Game Championship and BBQ Cookoff at Pier 21 in Galveston.