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Spring will officially arrive on Wednesday, accompanied by a full moon and probably clear enough skies to make for a fine spring evening. Sunny skies through the end of week may also cheer up those weary of the persistent clouds, fog and rain that have prevailed over the past couple of month…

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Officials on Friday identified the man who died as while in custody of the Galveston County Jail as a La Marque man who had been arrested in January.

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The Friendswood Lady Mustangs proved they would provide a stern test to the Santa Fe Lady Indians’ recent run of district supremacy with an 8-3 win Friday night in a key 22-5A matchup.

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Olivia Rhodes and the Friendswood Lady Mustangs continued what has been a pure dominant District 22-5A season, defeating the Crosby Lady Cougars by a final tally of 7-0 Friday night at Henry Winston Stadium.

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Parents, you may not think your teen is listening, but you make the biggest difference. Research from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (www.samhsa.gov) shows that the No. 1 influence on youth behavior is still parents.

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On Feb. 23, Friendswood High School senior Manny Elizondo won the state championship in Class 5A boys wrestling. Ten years of intense workouts, early mornings, passion, traveling and dietary restrictions all led to that moment right there; however, for Elizondo, this was only the beginning.

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The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County has found itself thrust into the spotlight as fights erupt over rising rates and fog delays greatly affecting waterfront commerce.

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A strong cold front sent overnight temperatures plunging to as low as 30 degrees over inland parts of the county. Fortunately, as predicted, Galveston Island and areas close to the bay, avoided freezing temperatures with morning lows of 35 degrees at Scholes International Airport in Galvesto…

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The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office has received federal funding to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, which will be April 7 through April 13.

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Norman Lee Schlotter, 39, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said. He was in the Galveston County jail as of late Thursday on $80,000 bond, Trochesset said.

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With many weekend events planned, including the second week end of Mardi Gras, there is plenty of interest in what the weather will bring for the next five to seven days.

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A Galveston County judge has decided to move the trial of accused Santa Fe shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis out of Galveston County, attorneys confirmed on Wednesday afternoon.

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District games scheduled for Tuesday night were delayed for a day. Among the few teams that attempted to play were Friendswood and Texas City (both 1-0 in District 22-5A), after first agreeing to change the game's venue from Friendswood High School to Texas City High School.

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Manny Elizondo claimed Friendswood's second state wrestling title with a 3-2 decision over Branson Britten of Canyon Randall in the Class 5A boys 170-pound finals on Saturday at the Berry Center.

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Down by as much as 18 in the first half, Friendswood rallied to within one possession of tying the contest, yet were unable to keep their season alive in a 58-49 loss to Madison in a Region III-5A boys basketball area round game at Pearland High School on Friday night, ending the Mustangs’ campaign at 21-12.

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Following a busy schedule Tuesday of UIL playoff games involving nine Galveston County high school basketball teams, only the boys teams from Dickinson, Friendswood and Texas City are left still standing when the proverbial dust settled. Here’s a look at what’s on the schedule Friday.

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The last couple of days have seen another round of cloudy, windy, wet weather as our El Niño influenced weather pattern persists. The good news is that we shall see some sun this afternoon as drier air and high pressure filters in behind our latest Pacific cold front.