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Friday, October 15th, 2021

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Community calendar for Oct. 15, 2021

Organizations wishing to include an event can send information by fax to 979-265-9052; by email to community@thefacts.com; by mail to P.O. Box 549, Clute, TX 77531; or drop it off at our office, 720 S. Main St., Clute. To ensure publication, information should be submitted at least three business days before the event. Read more

ACC Hosts Discussion on Latinos Pursuing Higher Education

ALVIN — Alvin Community College staff members participated in a discussion panel to talk about the issues Hispanic students encounter while… Read more

Tablets That Teach Kids to Read Now Available for Checkout

The Brazoria County Library System has added a new series of tablets you can check out to help teach kids to read. Read more

Sweeny ISD will pay employees for Nicholas closure

SWEENY — During Hurricane Nicholas, Sweeny ISD was closed but many staff members were still required to work, Finance Coordinator Kristin E… Read more

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College’s LGBTQIA+ club presents Walk Through History

Rows of posters created by club members were lined up on display Thursday at Brazosport College, showing the history of the LGBTQIA+ community throughout the years. Read more

Texas’ near-total abortion ban will remain in effect as federal appeals court agrees to hear legal challenge

AUSTIN — Texas’ near-total abortion ban can continue to be enforced while the law’s constitutionality is decided, a panel of federal appell… Read more

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Tattoo shops are establishments of art and health, owners say

There are currently no tattoo shops in Lake Jackson, nor have there ever been. The owners of 7 Souls Tattoo in Freeport hope to change that. Read more

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County teaches cannon safety

Shots rang out at the Stephen F. Austin-Munson County Historical Park when 10 participants fired the cannon after participating in a safety school event Saturday. Read more

Sports

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Wildcats qualify for regional cross-country meet

Shooting to extend its cross-country season, the Angleton Wildcats did just that with the Ladycats falling short Thursday morning at the District 24-5A meet. Read more

Ships, Birds clash

Trying to put together back-to-back wins for the first time this season, the Brazosport Exporters will probably have its most formidable foe this week against the Class 4A D-I’s No. 3-ranked El Campo Ricebirds. Read more

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Columbia looking to roll to 2-0 in district

Columbia got off to a great start to open District 12-4A D-I play with a 56-35 victory against Needville, a team the Roughnecks lost to last year. Read more

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Bucs hoping to advance

After a strong regular season, the Brazoswood Buccaneers are hoping to continue it today at the District 24-6A meet. Read more

Football Capsules: Panthers looking to end losing skid

OVERVIEW: On a 37 game losing streak to the Brahmas, the Panthers have nothing to lose in bringing out a bag of tricks in this encounter. Read more

Opinion

Acclaims and a shame for Oct. 15, 2021

Most people have been raised to help those struggling when they see them but on the race course, football field or basketball court, typica… Read more

LYNN ASHBY: Popular Populations

Want to get rich? Of course, so I am here to help with some new stats to compare to the old. Forget Houston and Austin. Buy land in Gonzale… Read more

Weather Today

Scattered thunderstorms

Today

88° 60°

Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Humidity:76%
Cloud Coverage:51%
Wind:SSW at 7 mph
Chance of Rain:51%
UV Index:8 Very High
Sunrise:07:22:43 AM
Sunset:06:51:16 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Scattered thunderstormsFri
51%88° 60°
Partly cloudySat
0%77° 54°
Partly cloudySun
1%76° 56°
ClearMon
3%79° 64°
Mostly cloudyTue
8%84° 70°
Partly cloudyWed
24%85° 70°
Partly cloudyThu
24%84° 68°