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  1. Texas Pilot Who Crashed Plane for Insurance Sentenced to Prison for Fraud SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Insurance Journal West

    A 33-year-old pilot, formerly of Kemah, Texas, was sentenced in early October to more than five years in prison and ordered to repay nearly $1 million in an insurance fraud-related case. Wright was sentenced on Oct. 4 to 65 months in federal prison, ordered to pay $988,544.83 in restitution and told to report to prison on Nov. 8. According to state and federal officials, Wright and three co-conspirators operated a multi-jurisdictional fraud and arson scheme that spanned from Hawaii to the Gulf of Mexico and involved the destruction of various luxury goods, including vehicles, aircraft and vessels.

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  2. Texas pilot sentenced to five years in federal prison and ordered to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Texas pilot sentenced to five years in federal prison and ordered to pay $988,000 in restitution for wire fraud and arson conspiracies A 33-year-old pilot, formerly of Kemah, Texas, was sentenced to 65 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $988,000 in restitution for conspiring to commit wire fraud and arson in the Eastern District of Texas. Theodore Robert Wright, III, pleaded guilty to the charges on Dec. 7, 2017.

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  3. Texas EquuSearch looking for funds to continue locating missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Houston Chronicle

    Tim Miller, president of Texas EquuSearch, said the group is in dire need of donations at its annual fundraiser on Saturday in Kemah. They need additional funding to deal with a growing caseload, he said.

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  4. Kemah Boardwalk, Pleasure Pier set to host events, specialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... well, here's another one, which originally was set for this weekend, but has now been rescheduled to Oct. 6 on the Kemah Boardwalk. The annual Craft Beer Festival, which will feature 24 breweries, live music, and other fun activities, will be from 2 ...

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  5. Bridget Irby Releases Her New Book, "Unleash The Unstoppable -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | 24-7 Press Release

    KEMAH, TX, September 14, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bridget Irby is a sought after marketing strategist, international keynote speaker and a bestselling author. In her new book, "Unleash Your Unstoppable Business: The 10 Commandments For Entrepreneurs Who Want To Rapidly Build An Unstoppable Business," Bridget Irby shares insider secrets on how to quickly build a profitable business.

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  6. LSC-PA students to appear on 'The Voice' and 'American Idol'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... as he comically butted heads with co-star Lisa Kelly. Boles, 40, currently works as a truck driver for Bay Oil Co. in Kemah, where he also performs his stand-up material at local comedy clubs. He married his second wife, Jenny, in September after ...

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  7. Houston-area bar owners work with police to stop DWI patronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The Galveston County Daily News

    Harry White, owner of the Voodoo Hut, speaks Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 about efforts that he and other Kemah, Texas bar and restaurant owners along with the Kemah Police Department have made to curb underage drinking, drunk driving and public intoxication.

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  8. Toughest 10K gets even tougherRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... will bring in fast runners from across the country, the Toughest 10K still welcomes anyone willing to take on the Kemah Bridge multiple times, and able to do so within the cutoff time of two hours. The 10K starts along Kipp Avenue near the Kemah ...

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  9. CI Capital-backed Tech Air buys Speed Industrial SupplyRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | PE Hub

    Tech Air , which is owned by CI Capital Partners , has acquired Kemah, Texas-based Speed Industrial Supply , a distributor of industrial and welding supplies. No financial terms were disclosed.

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  10. Outrigger's 5K By The Bay to finish its final runRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... has been involved with the race since it began in 1998 as the Redfish Run, named for a restaurant at the foot of the Kemah Bridge. When that establishment went bankrupt in 2000, the race became the Maribelle's 5K On The Bay. Hurricane Ike wiped out ...

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  11. A historic makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    The Galveston County Daily News reports a statue of de Galvez, for whom Galveston Island is named, was recently transported from New Orleans to Kemah. Over the next two years, a small group of employees will work to carefully clean and restore the statue, said Robert Marshall, the company's director and senior conservator.

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  12. Historic statue from New Orleans being restored in TexasRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2018 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    The Galveston County Daily News reports a statue of de Galvez, for whom Galveston Island is named, was recently transported from New Orleans to Kemah. Over the next two years, a small group of employees will work to carefully clean and restore the statue, said Robert Marshall, the company's director and senior conservator.

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  13. PHOTOS: 18 Houston apartment communities earn top honorsRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    ... gym with a resident instructor, a driver by appointment for medical visits and weekly trips to the farmers market, Kemah Boardwalk, Casino's, local shopping and attractions. Staff hosts Bingo, The Price Is Right, Line Dancing, Bible Study and a ...

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  14. Miami Marlins Prospects: Spotlight on Harrison DiNicolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Marlin Maniac

    ... the 27th round of the draft out of Texas A&M at Corpus Christi. Harrison DiNicola , a 5'11", 210 lb. left fielder from Kemah, TX, was born on April 28th, 1997. He played four seasons of high school ball with Clear Creek High in League City, TX. As a ...

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  15. Texas man flying to daughter's volleyball game dies in plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... Tyler. He was the owner of two businesses in the greater Houston area - Lone Star Grill in Bacliff and Palapa's Bar in Kemah. Greg Boaz (center) leaves behind three children: 25-year-old Tyler (top), 14-year-old Krysta (right) and 17-year-old Peyton ...

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  16. Teen survives Detroit plane crash that killed parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... of the wreckage with injuries. Greg Boaz owned two restaurants, Lone Star Grill in Bacliff, Texas, and Palapa Bar in Kemah, Texas. The Houston-area restaurants shared news of the crash online. Investigators say Boaz reported trouble with landing ...

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  17. Detroit plane crash killed TX restaurant owner, wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    ... of the wreckage with injuries. Greg Boaz owned two restaurants, Lone Star Grill in Bacliff, Texas, and Palapa Bar in Kemah, Texas. The Houston-area restaurants shared news of the crash online. Investigators say Boaz reported trouble with landing ...

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  18. Laissez les bons temps rouler on the mainlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... or 281-844-1891. Not only is Texas City celebrating Mardi Gras early, but so will the Krewe du Lac Mardi Gras Krewe in Kemah. The Krewe will have its annual Mardi Gras Ball at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Aquarium Restaurant on the Kemah Boardwalk, 215 ...

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  19. Chick-fil-A submits Texas City site plan; Stuttgarden grows on islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... in Galveston, they opened Stuttgarden Tavern in Texas City in April 2016, and shortly thereafter opened another in Kemah. Last year, they opened a Stuttgarden Tavern in The Heights in Houston. Plans call for a three-story Stuttgarden Tavern at 111 ...

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  20. Fillet blade a cut above the rest for anglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Day, almost all anglers are looking for a way to make that task less taxing and more efficient. The 53-year-old Kemah native captains a 42-foot Bertram, taking anglers into the Gulf of Mexico, where they target the smorgasbord of species found ...

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