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Galveston park board approves $86,000 to rid historic ships of asbestos

The park board talks about management changes after asbestos discovery closes ships to visitors.

Local News

$500 million gas liquefaction plant pitched for Pelican Island

The unused land has been targeted for liquefied natural gas projects before. 

Local News

Galveston park board passes on bid to berth Battleship Texas

The park board would be interested in hosting the World War I-era ship but is worried about the tight timeframe for putting together a bid. 

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High School Sports

Friendswood amps up urgency in 2nd half to top Texas City

A strong second half propelled the Friendswood Mustangs to a 3-1 victory over the Texas City Stings — a key road win to open District 22-5A play.

High School Sports

Friendswood's dominance continues in district opener

In what has been a dominant run in district play, the Friendswood Lady Mustangs squad allowed their first goal in district play since March 20, 2018, but went on to rout the Texas City Lady Stingarees, as six different players scored for a 6-1 win in the District 22-5A opener Tuesday night at Henry Winston Stadium.

High School Sports

Ivy-Curry goes for 57 as La Marque routs Bay City

Jordan Ivy-Curry, La Marque’s all-state candidate, emptied his entire arsenal of offensive talents while scoring 57 points, nearly outscoring Bay City single-handedly, in a blitzing 96-61 victory on Tuesday.

Opinion

Editorials

Galveston Housing Authority should keep its mind on the mission

Galveston Housing Authority is making a tough but financially sound decision as it seeks to replace 569 units lost to Hurricane Ike by razi…

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Guest Columns

People of faith cannot allow our nation to fall

As we embark upon the new year and decade, we should meditate on the immortal phrase of Martin Luther King Jr., “The fierce urgency of now.…

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Guest Columns

The Rev. B. J. Hunter made this world a better place

I noticed in the paper that the Rev. Dr. B. J. Hunter, of Hitchcock, had passed away.

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