Yesteryears for Feb. 13, 2021

Anthropologist Alston V. Thoms, right, of Texas A&M University talks Feb. 11, 2006, with Dean Wilke about the possibility of uncovering historic graves at a cemetery in West Columbia. Later that afternoon, researchers unearthed an unmarked 19th century grave.

75 years ago

A terrific explosion felt throughout the Brazosport area blew to bits a 43-foot fishing boat in Freeport harbor Tuesday morning, killing one Velasco man and injuring another.

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