The city’s police department is working with Walmart and its asset protection team on strategies to decrease theft at the store, which could assist in lowering the city's crime rate.
The Ball High Tors boys basketball team used size and depth to their advantage for a resounding 66-43 road win Monday afternoon over the La Marque Cougars in the teams' annual Clash of the Causeway rivalry game.
Drivers on Interstate 45 faced two obstacles Monday afternoon after a 18-wheeler jackknifed into a concrete divider and a half naked man ran into the traffic lanes, authorities said.
Increasing the rates would allow the city to raise money and invest it in improving a water system that loses about 50 percent of its flow, Mayor Keith Bell said.
Like in their regular season opener Saturday, the La Marque Cougars put together a humdinger of a third quarter on both ends of the floor en route to a 50-29 home win Monday night against Houston Waltrip in a non-district boys basketball contest.
In their 2022-23 regular season opener at home Saturday afternoon, the young La Marque basketball running Cougars overcame early struggles and surged in the second half to come away with a 61-45 win over the Santa Fe Indians.
The Galveston County Health District has seen a surge in the cases of RSV in the county, an illness that predominantly targets children.
Police also are investigating whether a house doused in gasoline a block away at the time of the fire is connected to the case.
It wasn't the most deadly year for the rally, which draws many thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts to Galveston from across the country, but the toll was higher than most recent years.
Sealy quarterback D’Vonne Hmielewski accounted for five first-half touchdowns as the Tigers handed La Marque a brutal 56-13 loss in the Cougars’ season finale at TCISD Stadium on Friday.
Scoring early and often, Brookshire Royal rolled to a 47-7 win over visiting La Marque on Friday night to improve their record to 8-1 overall and 4-1 in District 10-4A-II.
Some voters were apprehensive about new technology billed as a way to make voting more secure against fraud. Some said they doubted the technology made voting any more secure, but most agreed the new machines were user-friendly and only slightly more complicated.