A speedy and battle-tested Cougars team pulled away from the Stings in a 28-point second quarter en route to a 57-28 victory at Cougar Stadium.
Land lines: Island businessman and developer James “Beau” Yarbrough this week confirmed he had acquired a 3.34-acre parcel at 81st Street and Stewart Road, not far from the Tor Baseball Field in Galveston. That explains the freshly posted “Sold” sign.
In some districts, COVID disruptions are being blamed for declines in enrollment. Other county districts have had growth that's been sustained for several years.
Late-breaking legislative maneuvers in Austin could end up sending $87 million to UTMB for renovations and construction. But a clock ticking to get the bill passed doesn't have much time left on it.
Ready or not, fall-like weather will arrive Friday evening. Friday felt like an early summer day. Temperatures touched the near-90 mark. This will be a welcome change, especially if you worked outside all summer long.
A cold front due to push offshore this evening will bring strong northerly winds to our area tonight into Saturday. Winds of 25-30 mph with gusts to 40-mph will be possible on Galveston Island, near the coast and over the offshore waters.
If you participate in any sort of social media or peruse the internet for any length of time, you’ll more than likely see a number of “national holidays” and awareness campaigns on myriad topics that are recognized and celebrated annually across the nation and around the world.
The city of La Marque and the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce is bringing back Bayou Fest, which will be from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Highland Bayou Park, 1991 Getty Road (take Exit 10 off Interstate 45 S.) in La Marque.
There can be no “best” hymn sung by Christian churches, but there are some that are far more popular than others. A few have become classics, sung by generations. Consider John B. Dykes and Reginald Heber’s “Holy, Holy, Holy,” or “Amazing Grace” by E. O. Excell and John Newton.
All of us have blind spots. Our brain fills in the picture, so we don’t realize it. But the blind spots in our field of vision are real.
One of two Ridley Scott films this year, “The Last Duel” takes a big swing in its narrative structure. This is no spoiler, but the dueling knight/love triangle plot is told from three different perspectives, each a slightly different version of the truth.
Of the more than 3,000 counties in the United States analyzed in the report, Galveston County was the 12th-most at risk.