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Texas school shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a "victim" beca…

Today is election day in Galveston County

Today is Election Day in runoffs from the party primaries held March 5. In parts of Galveston County, Republican voters are choosing a county commissioner and party precinct chairs.

Questions linger about police response to shooting

Three days after the mass shooting at Santa Fe, law enforcement officials are still keeping details of the police response close to the vest.

Local Sports

Unplanned fishing trip disappoints, despite great conditions

Tuesday was a gorgeous day on the water; however, the number of anglers out enjoying the conditions reminded me of a dreary January day.

Astros show Santa Fe support with shirts, raffle funds

During batting practice before Tuesday’s home game against the San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros players showed their support for the vi…

Clear Falls alum sets records, helps uplift Columbia softball

For Taylor Troutt, setting records and earning conference honors for the Columbia University Lions softball team are all great and everything. But what matters more to her is the state the program she and her fellow seniors leave it in when they graduate this year.


Community must come together, share facts in shooting

With Friday’s deadly school shooting, Santa Fe, Texas, is at the center of the media universe. And by extension, so is Galveston County and…

Warning: Downsizing comes with serious side effects

So, last week you heard about all the sunshine and roses associated with my move to a new home. Today, you get the clouds and the stinkweed…

Gun control: It's time to wake America up

I hope that the Santa Fe students join with Parkland and others to challenge the gun lobby, National Rifle Association, and finally wake Am…

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