When Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office Investigators Bob Elder and Frank Clark interviewed the mother of Jimmy Simpson, they hit pay dirt in their investigation of Jimmy’s murder.
Archbishop Bashar Warda is a man of hope, humility, courage and defiance. Christians will stay in the Middle East, like it or not, he says — even if there is little or no room for them among Muslim leaders in the region.
While some tech companies address the rise in Holocaust revisionism, and others leave the door open, social networks have played an unwitting role in helping to distort the memory of these horrific events.
I finally had to turn the heat on for a few minutes. I love this cold weather. As long as it doesn’t freeze, I will have plants on the front porch and the back forty. I’ve had my share of covering up everything when we have a freeze. If it’s gonna live here, it has to be tough.
Texas beaches are a magnet for trash. Beach-goers leave their fishing line and food containers on the sand, storms bring trash from inland out to the coast, and waves and currents bring trash from the Gulf of Mexico to the shores of Texas.
Bicycling is something the Anderson family is passionate about, and has provided them the opportunity to give back to others in a special way.
Accordion player David Lee Garza, of David Lee Garza y Los Musicales, is an iconic figure in the Tejano music scene, so it’s “a very rare feat” that he will be performing Thursday night at The Lounge in Lake Jackson, promoter Jim Luna said.
Here we are in December already. I know some of you already have your Christmas shopping done already. I just want to know one thing — what were you thinking? You are supposed to wait until the last minute, and then just grab a girl present and a boy present and you’re done.
Shouts of love, encouragement and well-wishes to a very compassionate and caring Christian couple, Deacon John Goodwin and Bessie Goodwin. The amazing couple are devoted and dedicated members of the Galilee Baptist Church, and Pastor Booker T. Randon is the shepherd of the house.
Each year, the GoBeGreat Foundation sells Christmas ornaments to raise money for scholarships and grant funding, with the goal of recognizing those who go above and beyond to make a difference for others. This year’s ornament, on sale now, was designed by Clute Intermediate seventh-grader Andrea Olivas.
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory is currently surveying for non-breeding shorebirds that spend the winter in the Upper Texas Coast along Matagorda Beach, Follet’s Island, Bryan Beach and Quintana Beach. Along with plovers, oystercatchers and red knots, we often come across the humble and majestic…
In a notebook he kept regarding information about the murder of Jimmy Simpson, Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office Chief Identification Officer Billy McCoy listed several items that were found at the crime scene.
While the Brazosport Planetarium and its stellar shows had to temporarily close to the public, videos marrying the planetarium show and immersive museum content are now available online, for free.
While not all local students earned College Board merit recognition or commendations, several were recognized according to their ethnic group or whether they’re from a rural or small town. Their achievements don’t stop there — each student continues to aim high for what they want to do in the future.
In the early morning hours of a July morning in 1958, after having been tested for rape and for gunshot residue, Ethel May “Kitty” Simpson again provided details of her story.
I have to tell you all about the best fried chicken in town. This will be in my neighborhood, so if you folks in Louisiana don’t have a Shell station with this delicious Texas favorite, you’ll have to drive over here to get it.
If you have walked along the beaches of the Texas coast, you may have noticed jelly-like blobs in the sand near the shore. If this strange jelly-like dome has a visibly darker four-leaf clover shape in its center, chances are you have probably stumbled across a beached moon jellyfish.
Today we will talk about unhindered prayers as we continue in our Unhindered Life series. We are looking at this because prayer is one of the foundational disciplines in our spiritual journey.
Zach Neil performed at The Dirty South recently as the opener for another act. Today, he’ll perform again — this time as the headliner, and it will be the first time Neil performs at the venue with his entire band.
People with dementia and those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease are presented with new ways to cope with changes brought on by the pandemic, alongside their caregivers.
You’ll be glad to hear Bentley hasn’t done anything cute, so it’s been very boring around here lately. But wait, there’s more — he will!
FREEPORT — The Angel Tree Program, along with The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettle Campaign, is one of The Salvation Army’s best-known Christmas efforts. More than 100,000 children across Texas will experience the joy of opening presents on Christmas morning thanks to generous donors and t…
The Brazoria County Board of Realtors presented Military Moms & Wives of Brazoria County a check for $2,500 on Veterans Day. The presentation was at their facility in Angleton. Pictured from left, starting in back are Marina Serbantez, Harold Cox and Blake Peltier, and first row, from le…
The Brazoria County Alzheimer’s Awareness Project began as a result of a June 2012 town hall meeting held in Commissioner’s Court which addressed the looming crisis facing Brazoria County caused by the effects of dementia in the aging population.
Dr. Richard Isaacson, director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention program at Cornell University (AlzU.org) says “Absolutely!” The founders of the University of Kansas’ Lifestyle Empowerment for Alzheimer’s Prevention program wholeheartedly agree. Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, co-directors of Loma…
CompU.Talk, virtual classes offered by the Gathering Place for people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, frontotemporal or vascular dementias will be completing the third, six-week session of 2020 on Thursday.
Haven’t we had some glorious weather lately! We know who to thank for that don’t we … the man upstairs is who we need to thank. I’m so thankful the hurricane is finally over. I know it will take a while for folks who were affected to get back to normal, but we all know this too shall pass.
Now that the cooler weather is here, it’s time to get out and get some fresh air and exercise. November is a great time to go in search of wintering waterfowl. The Texas coast regularly hosts three to five species of geese and 20 species of ducks during the winter. The most common geese are …
As a mighty chorus of instruments rang out rehearsal one day, the celebrated conductor Michael Costa noticed something missing. The piccolo player had stopped playing, thinking his contribution would not be missed amid so much music. Suddenly, the leader halted everything and cried out, “Whe…
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, “grateful” is something of a theme for Blue Water Highway, and it’s the name of their newest single, which will be performed during a virtual concert Thursday ahead of Friday’s release.
Did you know Brazoria County has been the subject of a long and spirited botany debate? Palm botanists puzzled over (or pointedly ignored) the problem of the Brazoria palm for years. They couldn’t agree on what exactly it was or where it came from.