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This past week, I taught Summer Bird Camp at Gulf Coast Bird Observatory. But honestly, with all of the spider-loving kids in the group, it should’ve been called Summer Spider Camp. Even the children who started out as arachnophobes were asking to hold spiders by the end of the week. Every t…

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I had a fun day last Tuesday at noon. I met Danna, Sherry, Patty and the birthday boy, “Father Leo,” at St. Jerome’s for a party, lunch and bingo. Boy, it pains me to think of my good friend Leo as younger than me, but it is what it is, I guess.

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Local comic artist Shane Lassetter will debut the Kaotik Freedom Celebration this weekend, aiming to replicate one of the large comic conventions such as ComicPalooza and ComicCon in Lake Jackson.

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Shouts of birthday blessings to the patriarch of the Jones Family and a man of phenomenal Christian integrity on his 98th birthday, Brother Henry Jones.

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Eagle Scout Jasmine Shehadah donated this bench and garden at Westside Elementary School in honor of Abigail Arias in Angleton.

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Eagle Scout Jasmine Shehadah donated this bench and garden at Westside Elementary School in honor of Abigail Arias in Angleton.

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The hijackers aboard a downed 747 airliner at the Dow Airport in Lake Jackson in July 1972 continued to negotiate for an escape, but Brazoria Count Sheriff Robert Gladney stood firm. He’d wait them out and let the lack of air conditioning on the plane, along with the Texas Gulf Coast’s hot s…

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Some bird species are very content to stay put in a certain geographic area and never expand their range. They might migrate seasonally, but their range never shifts or grows. Other species seem to have a penchant for world domination.

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I hope this Saharan dust hasn’t kicked your behind like it has mine. I’m ready for it to go away. Not that I’m opposed to staying inside because the heat and me don’t gee and haw. But, it plays havoc with my allergies. I’m going to quit complaining because it doesn’t really help. I’m not get…

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I never realize how time flies’ until something jumps up and hits me in the face. My young neighbor who lives across the street came to me with his Nana to collect some money I owed him for chores he had done for me. Something is just not right here. It seems just last year he was a toddler …

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Shouts of love and congratulatory expressions of good wishes to a loving and loyal duet, whose lives are filled with beautiful praise, prayer, and melodious psalms to God — Deacon David Dudley and Lola Dudley on their 62nd wedding anniversary. The consecrated and compassionate couple are hon…

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Leslie Bryson, who donated the bench along with his wife. Abigail’s father, Ruben Arias, her mother, Ilene Arias, her older brother, Ethan Arias, and her grandmother, Clara Naumann with Jasmine Shehadeh as she reveals the completion of her Eagle Scout project.

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By the time Houston television crews reached the huge downed plane at the Dow Airport in Lake Jackson on July 13, 1972, tensions had risen even higher than the spiraling temperature that then-Brazoria County Sheriff Robert Gladney was counting on to force the hijackers to surrender.