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.
People may be interacting more online, but still yearn for a face-to-face connection.
Welcome to Profiles, an annual magazine published by The Galveston County Daily News. It’s a chance to catch you up on trends that affect our county.
At 100 years old, League City resident Tony Crapitto lives in his own home, drives a white 2004 Mercury Minivan and can’t say enough good things about his neighborhood and the friends who live nearby.
Bill Stucker has been under the hoods of the cars and trucks of residents of La Marque and Texas City for more than 30 years.
Pepper Smith, 72, has taught in Friendswood since 1976. More than most, she has seen how the community has changed and remained the same.
Rogers Malt Shoppe is a treasured icon for many longtime Dickinson residents.
Lottie Lehmann, 91, is visually impaired and doesn’t drive any longer; but that doesn’t stop her from hitching a ride with Johnnie Duncan, 86, every Tuesday and Thursday morning so they can show up for exercise class with Lynn Amato, 63.
Descendants of one of Galveston's founding families are involved in civic and philanthropic ventures.
The Robinson family tree has deep roots in Hitchcock, dating back to the late 1800s.