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.

Recommended for you

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.