Galveston County Newswire

Galveston County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Galveston County, TX.

Results 1 - 20 of 494 in Galveston County, TX

  1. New App Shows How Houston Has Sunk Over TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Press

    ... citizens, but a quick exploration through the app can reveal some interesting facts. These include how Galveston County and southeastern Harris County has benefited as it shifts from underground to alternative water sources, while up north, where ...

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  2. Haak Vineyards and WineryRead the original story

    Saturday | Houston Press

    ... of all who taste our wines and visit our estate. As the first winery and only commercial vineyard in Galveston County, we are excited to offer you premium wines made in the great state of Texas. We invite you to visit us and our gift shop where we ...

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  3. Feature: U.S. beef producers welcome renewal of exports to ChinaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Xinhuanet

    ... a lot better for the cattle industry as a whole," said Kelley, who raises cattle on leased grazing land in Galveston County. "I feel that it will give us smaller ranchers the opportunity to grow and to produce better beef." Virtually every sector of ...

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  4. Photos prompt questions of zoo giraffe's careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Dickinson resident Khristin Dempsey said she became concerned about a giraffe named Bella during a visit to the Bayou Wildlife Zoo on FM 517 in Galveston County.

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  5. Scott Reeder: Illinois needs to follow the Texas recovery planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... even talking about instituting an income tax to help the state balance its budget. But when I returned to Galveston County last month to report on a case I covered almost 30 years ago, I returned to a vibrant, robust community. The town of League ...

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  6. Springfield Scoop: Texasa success formula offers hope for IllinoisansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 11 | The Daily Gazette

    ... even talking about instituting an income tax to help the state balance its budget. But when I returned to Galveston County last month to report on a case I covered almost 30 years ago, I returned to a vibrant, robust community. The town of League ...

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  7. Did TX City Officer Steal From a Dying Dad?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Houston Press

    ... right front pocket he appears not to have reported." Stanton recommended that the case be forwarded to the Galveston County District Attorney's Office Public Integrity Unit for review. But for the next six months, the Mabe family said they heard ...

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  8. Galveston sees 49,800 pounds of trash for July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... the average day, the cleaning crew picks up 3,400 pounds. Park board spokeswoman Mary Beth Basset tells The Galveston County Daily News the cleanup people are "truly the unsung heroes" of the community.

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  9. GoFundMe created for Houston father who drowned trying to rescue five-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Chron

    ... of his family, is seeking donations to pay for 27-year-old Rufino Suarez ' funeral. Earlier this week, Galveston County authorities said Suarez, his son and five others were kayaking when the small vessel capsized north of the San Luis Pass near ...

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  10. A Texas City police vehicle is pictured in this Jan. 15, 2014 file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A former Texas City police officer is facing criminal charges and a federal civil rights lawsuit after a Galveston County woman said the officer stole thousands of dollars meant for Christmas presents from the pocket of her dead or dying husband.

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  11. Galveston Fourth of July: 49,800 pounds of trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... the average day, the cleaning crew picks up 3,400 pounds. Park board spokeswoman Mary Beth Basset tells The Galveston County Daily News the cleanup people are "truly the unsung heroes" of the community.

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  12. Galveston Jailers Treated An Ill Man with Ibuprofen. He Died of Lung Failure Weeks Later.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Houston Press

    Jackie Burlingame knew her father's illness was serious when other inmates at the Galveston County Jail started calling her, telling her her he was in trouble.

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  13. Father drowns on Galveston Island trying to rescue son, 5Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Galveston County authorities say a 27-year-old Houston man has drowned while trying to save his 5-year-old son in an area at the west end of Galveston Island known for its treacherous rip currents. Deputies say Rufino Suarez and his son were among seven people in a kayak that flipped neared San Luis Pass.

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  14. 10 Great Places to RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Kiplinger Online

    ... and retirement savings-are state-tax-free. Texas also has no estate tax. The median property tax in Galveston County is $2,965, according to the Tax Foundation. What $300,000 will buy: Loma Dorada home with 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a rooftop ...

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  15. Texas city official 'killed dad and son while high'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Daily Mail

    ... conclude that she was intoxicated. Haney was initially taken to a nearby hospital and later transferred to Galveston County Jail, where she was booked on two counts of intoxication manslaughter. According to a probable cause affidavit cited by KTRK ...

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  16. City commissioner charged in drunken wreck that killed father and sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | New York Post

    ... 45 near the Galveston Causeway Bridge, KHOU reported . Haney, a commissioner-at-large for Texas City in Galveston County, was driving northbound on the highway in a truck when she drove off the road near a stranded motorist, according to the Texas ...

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  17. Randy Randall Rodgers v. the State of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | FindLaw

    ... pursuit northbound on Interstate 45; several officers from other agencies joined in the pursuit, including Galveston County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jacob Manuel. Ultimately, multiple police vehicles and a police helicopter pursued appellant as he ...

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  18. 4 charged with murder in Galveston County fatal shootingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Prosecutors say a man who told investigators he prayed with people and could predict when bad things might happen is among four men charged in a Galveston County slaying. An affidavit says Jose Leyva of Alvin was charged with murder and accused of arranging the May 23 shooting death of 64-year-old Francisco Esparza.

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  19. 'Card reader' who performed sex rituals accused in killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Houston Chronicle

    Jose Leyva, 65, is charged with murder in the April 23, 2017 death of Francisco Esparza at 3316 FM 517 in Galveston County. Jose Leyva, 65, is charged with murder in the April 23, 2017 death of Francisco Esparza at 3316 FM 517 in Galveston County.

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  20. Man accused of strangling girlfriend, assaulting teenage girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Minot Daily News

    ... Caitlyn Pierson said Goar has multiple assault convictions in Minot and in Texas, including one from Galveston County, Texas. Pierson said the state will likely file Judge Gary Lee agreed to set bond at $7,500 cash or corporate surety and ordered ...

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