The Brazosport Art League brought back the Members Challenge Show located in The Center for the Arts and Sciences after not holding one since 2012, said Harry Sargent, exhibition chairman of the Brazosport Art League.
Just like the birds that make them, bird nests come in many different forms. Depending on the size, habitat and lifestyle of their maker, bird nests can range greatly in complexity — from simple scrapes in the sand made by many beach nesting birds, to intricately woven hanging nests crafted …
I’ve missed two chances to get my swimming pool started because of the natural pool dropped from the sky. You know, the kind that comes from a thunderstorm. I don’t think we have missed many days without rain.
For the past 28 years, the Texas Brigades have worked to keep upcoming generations connected with nature despite the rapid growth of urban areas across the state of Texas.
I missed t hree Friday nights at the American Legion Hall, so I thought it was time to get back into gear. I think I only sat out two songs.
All four coveys at Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade practice marching to get the blood pumping in the early morning. Marching is used for team building and to get the cadets out of their comfort zone.
After retiring, Ronnie Griffin needed something to do. He’d already tried his hand at carving, and continues to craft exceptional pieces today.
When I was a kid, Loudon Wainwright’s song “Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road” was a favorite on road trips. Even now, the song still pops in my head whenever I see a dead skunk, which is often on our Texas roads. So why is this such a common sight in these parts?
The proposed annexation of Texas during the years just prior to the beginning of the War Between the States stirred a number of political agendas in the U.S. in the late 1850s and first half of the 1860s.
We are in a spiritual battle of some sort on a daily basis. Wars are fought on different fronts, for different reasons and with varying degrees of intensity. Our spiritual battles and warfare are real, even though we cannot physically see the attacker. And we must recognize one of the devil’…
Internationally acclaimed artists and local talent will be performing atThe Clarion at Brazosport College for their 2021-22 performance season at 100 percent capacity. There will be five main concerts and two specials starting at 7:30 p.m. with one special performance having two shows.
Shouts of love and appreciation to Shedrick Helm Jr., Ada Pierce, Ruby Johnson, Mother Carrie Thomas, Casanna Hanks, Mary Johnson, former king and queen of Mims Community Juneteenth Frank Petteway and Theresa Jackson, all the coordinators, supporters and contributors of our Juneteenth festiv…
Every once in a while, a popular bird species kept in captivity is released by pet owners or escapes. They become successful, start nesting and producing young, and become established as a feral population in the wild.
“When you’re standing with the Pope’s hand in your hand, (Christianity is) real,” Monica Sebesta said. “It’s authentic, it’s real, it’s now.”
A heavy majority of residents of the northern United States were adamantly opposed to the annexation of Texas to the Union, primarily because they it would increase the present balance of slave vs. non-slave states.
Sadie Robertson Huff was a teenage star on “Duck Dynasty,” the granddaughter of Phil Robertson, founder of Duck Commander, and she became first runner-up with “Dancing with the Stars.” She has had parts in “God is not Dead 2” and “I’m Not Ashamed.” Since then, she is using her fame to preach…
I remember my amazement when we visited Universal Studios and saw the back lot of a movie studio for the first time. Beautiful sets of modern cities as well as Old West towns — all fake! They all had only a front, with nothing behind but some supports to prop them up. I had a deeper understa…
For those who have not heard Zach Neil perform, when he sings, he reminds people of why they love country music. Those who would like to hear his brand for the first time — or not for the first time — will have the chance to do so today at The Dirty South, as Neil performs with a full band.
In 2011, Janice Edwards sold her first story to “Chicken Noodle Soup for the Soul.” 10 years later, she sold her 10th story to them. However, this is her first cat based story.
Shouts of eternal love and birthday blessings to a nanogenarian and a man of God whose steps are ordered by the Lord — Deacon Tommy Hendricks. Deacon Hendricks is the patriarch and a very fervent and faithful member of the Greater Mt. Zion Church, and Pastor Roland K. Hendricks is God’s chos…
Butterflies are some of the most beloved insects you can find in a garden. But their younger forms, the caterpillars, tend to go unappreciated by most. They’re often viewed as pests, unwelcome visitors who munch through leaves and fruits the gardener wanted to preserve. But if we look closer…
I hope you are having a grilling good time this Fourth of July weekend! Not sure what I’m doing yet, but no matter, Peter will be here, I think, and that’s always good.
The Lake Jackson Historical Museum is looking to augment its ability to tell the story of the founding and growth of the area with scannable documents and pictures that can more comprehensively represent local history. The idea came about through a vacation by one of the museum’s board members.
Annexation was a word on the tongue of every adult Texan during the first couple of years in the 1840s, and those who lived in counties along the Gulf Coast were overwhelmingly in favor of it — the sooner, the better.