Texas City Using Treated Wastewater for Drinking
As much of Texas grapples with lingering drought, a second city in the Lone Star State has begun reusing treated wastewater in a state-approved recycling process to bolster drinking supplies.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Burnt Orange Nation
Texas DT commit Poona Ford cleared to enroll
The Texas Longhorns have avoided a critical loss to the 2014 recruiting class with the news that South Carolina product Poona Ford will make it into school at Texas: The good news referenced earlier - #hookem DT signee Poona Ford has been cleared to enroll at #UT .
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Bay Area Observer
Saltwater Fishing Reports for week of July 4, 2014
Texas Parks & Wildlife - Gulf Coast Region NORTH SABINE - Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Car goes into bayou in Texas City
A car went into a bayou in Texas City shortly before noon Friday, police said. According to the Texas City Police Department, everyone in the vehicle made it out safely.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
25 Momentous Colorized Photos That Let You Relive American History
One of Reddit's more intriguing gifs to the internet has been a series of colorized photos that bring black-and-white memories back to life.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says 150 more Border Patrol agents are being sent to South Texas where authorities have been overwhelmed by an increase illegal immigration.
Police look for answers in fatal shooting of teen in his bedroom
June 30, 2014: Police search for answers after a teen is hit by a stray bullet in his bedroom.
Texas City Dike visitors this weekend to pay more
Visitors to the Texas City Dike at the mouth of Galveston Bay will have to dig twice as deep to get on the popular waterfront site this Fourth of July weekend.
Man last seen fishing found dead in water near Texas City Dike
Police say at around 10:30 a.m. they received a call about a body in the water, approximately a mile north of the dike.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
A Homebuilding CEO Nailed It On What's Wrong With The Housing Market
Prices are still on the rise, and activity is above crisis levels. But the pace of activity still seems sub-normal, which is being attributed to a combination of: Lack of supply, the difficulty of getting a mortgage, and subdued activity among tradition first-time homebuyers.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Tornado hits trailer, no injuries
A Freddiesville man was pinned down by debris but not hurt after his trailer was upended by high winds and tossed into power lines on Thursday.
The Hearne Democrat
Last week I promised to tell the story of former Police Chief J.C. Gore of Ballinger, Texas.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Bullet Train Dreams & A Current North Texas City-To-City Rail Option
A plan to triple the speed of a trip from North Texas to Houston got an official push forward from the government Wednesday.
Texas City police nab 1 of 2 juveniles accused in rash of car break-ins
TEXAS CITY, Texas A Texas City neighborhood is dealing with a rash of car break-ins.
Texas City man found guilty in death of girl at bus stop
A Texas City man has been found guilty in the death of an 11-year-old girl who was run over at her school bus stop.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
North Texas City Turning Traffic Signal Boxes Into Artwork
They are a staple at every intersection. But the gray-colored boring signal boxes, that control traffic lights, are being used for something else in North Richland Hills.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Man gets 50 years for Texas City Jail cell attack
A man with 10 prior felony convictions has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for fighting with several Southeast Texas jail officers.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Man sentenced to 50 years for assaulting 2 Texas City police officers
GALVESTON, Texas A man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for assaulting two Texas City police officers, Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Burnt Orange Nation
Three 2014 signees still not on campus for the Texas Longhorns
The Texas Longhorns are having some difficulty getting the entirety of the 2014 recruiting class on campus, as three players have still not enrolled for summer classes, including Texas City running back D'Onta Foreman, according to multiple reports.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Civil War cannon being displayed in Texas City
Jimmy Yancey, left, and Rene Del Bosque, both with Domac Inc., secure strapping around the the 11-foot long, 8,400 pound Dahlgren gun as they move it to the Texas City Museum on Wednesday June 18, 2014, in Texas City, Texas.