U.S. Army Warrant Officer Matthew Uran and his wife, Jen, aren’t quite finally home, but they’re getting close.
Despite questions about the prospects of a proposed $91 million bridge to Pelican Island, Galveston County commissioners will on Monday consider asking the Houston-Galveston Area Council for $18 million to fund the project.
Military families in Galveston County are encouraged to sign up to receive free holiday meals from Operation Homefront, who will distribute 200 holiday meals through its annual Holiday Meals for Military program.
An unbelievable rally and an emotional upset victory highlighted what had to be the most exciting week of Galveston County high school football of the season, thus far. Now, it’s on to the next week, which will feature multiple games with playoff implications.
After an ugly 0-3 start to the regular season, the Houston Texans have turned things around in dramatic fashion, winning their fourth straight game in a dominant 20-7 road victory Sunday over division rival Jacksonville Jaguars.
On a day when the team unveiled its 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championship banner, the Seattle Sounders spoiled the party with effective set pieces helping them defeat the Houston Dynamo, 3-2, in the Dynamo’s final home game of the regular season Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.
Sunday was a virtual blowout for fishing, as wind gusting to 30 knots kept anglers off of the water.
At Stewart Beach on Saturday morning, there were at least a few people running along the shore with their dogs.
This week’s Galveston County Animal Resource Center pets of the week are Bartleby and Georgie.
The Galveston Island Humane Society’s pets of the week are Ladybird and Golden Eye.
Who doesn’t love this scene from the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life?” Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed are jitterbugging for the first time in the Bedford Falls High School gym when the floor begins to open up, they teeter over the edge and plunge, arms and legs flailing, into the swimming pool below.
Retail detail: Rumors are rampant that off-price clothing and décor retailer Marshalls is planning a Texas City store. The rumors heated up after the opening earlier this month of Marshalls’ competitor, Ross Dress for Less, at Palmer Plaza shopping center in the 3400 block of Palmer Highway.
The “Formal’s of Yester Year Multi-Year Reunion” committee, Amber Jinkins, Cecily Wilson Henderson, Tammy Myers Gutierrez, Nancy Carlson Cooley and Cathy Connard Van Ness, hosted their third bi-annual event on Saturday, Oct. 13 at The Pelican Club. The event was a disco theme and the charity…