For the Sawyer Brown band, performing at the Clarion at Brazosport College will be a significant event, seeing as how the band members largely stayed home throughout the pandemic.
Caleb Stroud, 18, senior and Allie Habeck, 16, junior at Brazoswood High School both received a $500 check for their outstanding work they have done for their community.
I really don’t have anything to say in this column. I know that is hard for you to believe, but I am doing my editor at The Facts a favor and getting him early columns so he can go out of town to attend a wedding. The least I can do for him and The Facts. After all, they have put up with me …
I am so proud of myself. I vacuumed the pool this morning all by myself. The amazing thing is, I remembered how to do it. Now, I need to master the other stuff, then I will consider myself a pro.
Some of my most cherished memories of my youth have always been the fish pond my paternal grandfather, James M. Carr, dug in what we called the calf pasture, just east of the area immediately surrounding our home.
In “This is Our Youth,” college drop-outs Warren and Dennis are living in New York City in 1982, in the middle of the “me” generation, and hilarity ensues, cast members said.
I have in my office at home a plant that has taken over the entire corner. It was beginning to look like a jungle. So, I asked Peter what I should do about this monster plant that son Mark calls an iron plant. He calls it an iron plant because you don’t have to have a green thumb to grow it.…
In the bird world, parental care takes a lot of energy and creates a high level of risk as vulnerable parents work diligently to provide for and protect their young. Some bird species have evolved to bypass this difficult job altogether by employing a strategy called brood parasitism.
It quit raining long enough to finish the pool. Today I got dirt work done before the rain starts again. Maybe this pool will be done so Bentley, Peter (when he is here) and I can enjoy it while I am still a little past middle aged.
My son Mark asked me a long time ago, “Mom, do you know how much it cost you every time you pull this car out of the garage?” I wish he had never said anything about that. I sure thought about it yesterday.
Brazosport High School junior Michael Edwards showed up to help with debris cleanup after Hurricane Nicholas, and in recognition of the effort, was surprised with a Show Up award at Brazosport High School.
Serious concerns about incursions into Brazoria County from the Gulf of Mexico are evident from a review of Brazoria County Commissioners’ Court minutes from late 1861 through the end of the Civil War in 1865.
The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory has a long-standing research project monitoring nesting American oystercatchers on the upper Texas coast. There is conservation concern for oystercatchers because they nest on islands in the bays, and those islands are eroding away due to sea level rise and ot…
During the peak of migration, community members and hummingbird lovers can enjoy the birds up close and personal at this year’s Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza.
Private First Class William Brandt Jr.’s ultimate goal is to become a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon, and enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps will aid him in pursuing that goal through college.
Well, we survived the tropical storm turned hurricane in pretty good shape compared to some previous storms. And that’s all I am going to say about our area. We didn’t have nearly the disaster other states have had.
Community members can turn back the clock and put on their poodle skirts and leather jackets Saturday to enjoy music from a 1950s and ’60s rock ‘n’ roll song and dance show.
I guess I am a little on the slow side (don’t you dare agree). I had an appointment with what I thought was my sweet, nice so-called baby brother and my favorite doctor, Khanh Bui. Boy talk about a shock! I guess I have been around nice people for so long since I met Peter I forgot just how …
Farm Gals’ mission is to take care of animals, and since the COVID-19 pandemic began, to help people, too. The organization primarily offers pet food and supplies for low-income people or 501(c)3 nonprofit animal rescue organizations, so they can concentrate on the rescue work and not how they’re going to care for the animals they rescue, among other services.
Once he had been named as surgeon of his Confederate Civil War regiment, Dr. Tom Grayson found his “medical charge of four hundred men is no easy berth,” he told his wife, Carrie, in a letter.
Ruby-throated hummingbird migration is well underway, and we’ve been seeing them regularly at the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory. It’s time to get those feeders out! These birds are not only beautiful to look at, they also have some of the most unique physical and behavioral features in the bir…
For some turing 100 is a ride a passage, for others like Leila Carr it’s just another day. When asked what it is like turning 100, Lelia simply said It’s just like it was yesterday.
I have cement scheduled for next Tuesday for my swimming pool. Is it gonna rain? Well, yeah, it’s gonna rain! Oh well, maybe one day it will happen.
The First United Methodist Church of Sweeny is a small but very community-focused, service-oriented church, and earlier this year it received the church of the year award for the Southwest District small membership category.
This weekend, we in the United States get to celebrate one more holiday. As we close out summer with Labor Day, we enjoy picnics and ball games and barbecues — one last blowout before we hunker down in a busy fall schedule.