Galveston Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Thirteen Foot Gator Found on Beach in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... a blessing considering there were so many people in the water. Even though this was the second gator spotted on a Galveston area beach in two days it was still a shock to swimmers. This guy probably waded into the water to rinse off his hide. They ...

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  2. Texas man loses leg after contracting flesh eating bacteria at beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A 50-year-old man is fighting for his life after he contracted flesh-eating bacteria from a trip to the beach, forcing doctors to amputate his right leg, family members said. Doctors told Brian Parrott's family members the bacteria likely entered through a scratch on his foot during a day trip to a beach in Galveston, Texas, on June 12. Parrott's mother Donna Dailey described the sudden infection, saying: 'You go swimming with your family on Sunday, you go to work on Monday, you have a red leg on Tuesday, Wednesday you have boils on your leg, Thursday you lose the leg.'

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  3. Juneteenth Celebration: Community marks historic event with parade, barbecue, softball and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... word of the proclamation was not received in Texas until June 19, 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Grainger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced that the war had ended and the enslaved were declared free. For the last 151 years, African-Americans ...

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  4. Pulse is not alone: A brief history of attacks on gay clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | KCEN

    ... and Lawrneil Henry Lewis and their cousin Alejandro Sam Gray hurled chunks of concrete at patrons of a gay bar in Galveston, Texas. One of the victims, Marc Bosaw, required 12 staples in his head. Sept. 22, 2000 Ronald Gay opened fire in a gay bar ...

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  5. Holland Events and Activities for 6/13-6/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | WHTC

    ... of freedom were widespread prior to this, actual emancipation did not come until General Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas and issued General Order #3 on the "19th of June," almost two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed ...

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  6. Third annual Juneteenth celebration to be held Saturday at Hillcrest ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... remarks around noon from a band shell that will be on site. Juneteenth dates back to June 19, 1865, when blacks in Galveston, Texas, and other parts of the Southwest learned that slavery had been abolished and that they were now free. President ...

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  7. A look at violence at gay venuesRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Gazette

    ... He was sentenced to 10 years in prison for arson. - March 1, 2009: Three men threw rocks into a gay bar in Galveston, Texas, injuring two male patrons. Brothers Lawrence Lewis III, 20 and Lawrneil Lewis, 18, along with their cousin Sam Gray, 17, ...

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  8. My 60th high school reunion was a moment to remember | Bob ShryockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    ... married and generously picked up the tab for everyone's meal. Two-hand set shooting ace Hartle made it from Galveston, Texas. I have too much in common with Don McBride; we both have Parkinson's. Nancy Bailey Seetoo, my next-door neighbor throughout ...

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  9. Juneteenth celebration Saturday at West End ParkRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    Even though the Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves in January of 1863, in some areas of the United States the slaves were unaware of their granted freedom until two years later on June 19, when Union troops arrived in a COOKEVILLE - Even though the Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves in January of 1863, in some areas of the United States the slaves were unaware of their granted freedom until two years later on June 19, when Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, in the deep South. Since that time, people of color have set aside the third Saturday in June in remembrance - the event is known as Juneteenth.

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  10. Why I Celebrate JuneteenthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... overnight - it took almost two and a half years for the news that the war had ended to reach Union soldiers in Galveston, Texas. Most slaves lived in territories controlled by confederate forces that did not recognize slaves' freedom. It was not ...

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  11. Source: Atlanta Street Food FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... anticipated. Our hallmark events include Luckyfest, Oysterfest, and beer festivals. WHAT: Originally celebrated in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, Juneteenth is a nationally-recognized commemorative day celebrating the abolishment of slavery in ...

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  12. Crossroads to celebrate Juneteenth 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... in the area. That day is when the news slavery ended reached slaves in Texas. Union soldiers arrived in Galveston with news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were free, 2A1 2 years after President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation ...

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  13. Introducing Ward and Associates, P.C. Virtual Law FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | PR Log

    ... secure, encrypted systems that banks use. Our founding partner is Samantha Snow Ward, J.D. Ms. Ward grew up in Galveston, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish from Central Methodist University. She received her ...

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  14. Famous Galveston hotel celebrates its 105th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Fact 2: Both the Hotel Galvez and the City of Galveston are named after Bernardo de Galvez.

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  15. Sit, stay: The most popular dog names for 2015, with lots of cute photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | PennLive.com

    Diesel Del Bosque, right, waits with his dog Zoe for the start of the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux parade along the seawall in Galveston, Texas, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. The parade is sponsored by the Galveston Island Humane Society as a way to involve family pets in the spirit of Mardi Gras.

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  16. Elissa welcomes Saint Arnold Brewing company for beer and meat biscuit tastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Fort Bend Sun

    Historic preservation meets the art of brewing onboard the 1877 tall ship Elissa, Saturday, June 18 at 5:30 p.m. Join Houston's Saint Arnold's Brewery at the Texas Seaport Museum for an special afternoon beer tasting onboard the official tall ship of Texas. While you're there, learn about one of Galveston's first Custom's Collector, Gail Borden and even taste his patented food, the Meat Biscuit.

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  17. It's flooding and you're behind the wheel. What do you do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... geographic area. Vehicles flooded by the tidal surge from Hurricane Ike sit along a street September 12, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. The eye of the hurricane is expected to make landfall at Galveston Island early Saturday morning. (Photo by Scott ...

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  18. the column | Muhammad Ali and the power of a new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... who neglected to include "A.M." in my byline. My last name ties me to a family of Texas Jews who arrived in Galveston, Texas, at the dawn of the last century. But my middle names are at least as important. I've always had two middle names - ...

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  19. Antique Texas postcards show the way Houston used to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Houston, Texas, August 15, 1938. (Photo by Hulton ... more UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1930: Postcard of Ferry Crossing Galveston Bay. ca. 1930, GALVESTON-BOLIVAR FERRY, GALVESTON, TEXAS. Galveston-Bolivar Ferry motor coaches cross Galveston Bay on modern ...

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  20. Good things to do for the week aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    Juneteenth is America's oldest known end-of-slavery celebration. The annual event, held nationwide during June, commemorates the end of slavery, which occurred June 19, 1865, with the arrival of Union soldiers in Galveston, Texas.

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