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Buy your kids this $6 million zoo in Alvin and be the hero of the century

Craig Hlavaty Published 2:25 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 Buy your kids this $6 million zoo in Alvin and be the hero of the century 1 / 73 Back to Gallery Anyone in the market for a zoo, complete with animals, housing, and ample land? On the market for a year now, Alvin's Bayou Wildlife Zoo has

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 20:25:00

Angleton man sentenced to multiple child porn charges

Woodlands developer heads farther north for next act U.S. District Judge George Hanks Jr. sentenced John Waldrip to two 175-month sentences and 120 months in prison for possession, receipt and distributing child pornography. The man originally plead guilty to the crime in June 2017. Waldrip will be

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 21:35:00

Lions and tigers and bears - oh my

If you're looking for a trip down memory lane that the entire family can enjoy, look no further than the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse's presentation of the timeless classic "The Wizard of Oz," which will make its debut - for one show only - at 3 p.m. Saturday at 3803 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. The

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:15:00

League City pay competitive, but some jobs lag

LEAGUE CITY Salaries for most League City government employees are competitive within surrounding cities, but compensation for some jobs lags behind the market, a recent study found. Making those below-market jobs competitive would cost the city about $924,000, the study found. The city council in A

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:50:00

Dickinson man gets 5 years for killing dog

A Dickinson man was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for killing his dog while high on the drug PCP. A jury found Jairen Delano Peterson, 31, guilty on a charge of cruelty a to non-livestock animal by torture at the conclusion of a trial that began Monday, court records show. Dickinson pol

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:00:00

Family fun: Frostival, a burger bash and holiday parade

The Great Inflatable Race A fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. When: 9 a.m. Saturday Where: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W. Tickets: $75-$90; thegreatinflatablerace.com/houston Sawyer Flea A curated outdoor market featuring local craftsmen,


OUR VIEWPOINT: State of Community event shines light through storm clouds

There were bundles of positive news and exciting updates to chew on at the State of the Community luncheon last week at The Pearl Event Center in Angleton. With the area still recovering from the devastation left behind by Tropical Storm Harvey and the subsequent river flooding it spawned, people ar


Determined College of the Mainland students save the Alley's stage swords

Swords, daggers and other Alley Theatre stage weapons that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey flooding are fit to fight another day, thanks to a restoration project by a Friendswood man leading theater students at College of the Mainland. "The water hit our full armory - we call it the weapons room -


Scratch Ankle Distillery in Milton finds recipe for success

Bart Samaduroff opened a unique business about a year ago in Santa Rosa County. And now, about 11 months later, things are finally starting to flow at Scratch Ankle Distillery in Milton. The distillery run by Samaduroff and his wife, Diane, offers production, bottling and sale of whiskeys, rum and m

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-16 12:00:08

Milton family of three displaced by overnight house fire

A family of three was displaced by a house fire in the 5500 block of Seminole Street in Milton early Thursday morning. The two adults and one child living in the home were uninjured, according to Santa Rosa County spokeswoman Brandi Whitehurst. The county received a call about the fire at 1:35 a.m

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-16 23:02:56

State Fire Marshal investigating overnight house fire in Milton

Photo: House fire in Milton on Seminole Street Courtesy: WEAR Jason Robbins via Twitter The state Fire Marshal is investigating a house fire that happened overnight in Milton. It broke out around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday on the 5500 Block of Seminole Street. Fire and emergency crews said flames were sh

WEAR - 2017-11-16 08:03:31

Milton man arrested for allegedly running moonshine still on his property

A Milton man is facing felony charges for allegedly having a moonshine operation on his property. A Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco agent was contacted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in September after authorities found a moonshine still while on John Br

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-15 22:12:21

City, resident still disagree as Milton moves forward on boarding house issue

While the Milton City Council moves forward on a compromise on boarders in a residential district, city resident Cheryl Kursave worries about her future. Kursave has been battling with the city for several months over what amounts to a zoning dispute. Until recently, Kursave had three roommates in

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-15 22:40:07

Milton City Council could change definition of boardinghouses

The definition of a boardinghouse could change in the city of Milton. It comes after a Milton woman was cited for renting out three bedrooms in her home on Craigslist.com. On Tuesday, the Milton City Council will consider changing the definition of a boardinghouse to make the ordinance more specific


Pedestrian killed in Mobile County highway accident

A traffic crash Wednesday evening in Mobile County involving a vehicle and a pedestrian has left one person dead. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), on Wednesday, Nov. 15th, at approximately 6:23 p.m., Citronelle Police Department notified ALEA of a traffic crash involving a ve

WEAR - 2017-11-16 08:24:28

Escambia and Santa Rosa felony and DUI arrests

Subscribed, but don't have a login? FELONY ARRESTS ESCAMBIA COUNTY The following suspects were charged with felonies Thursday at Escambia County Jail. Names, ages and addresses were provided by the individuals. Dante Tyrelle Burks, 19, Gulfport, Mississippi, failure to appear. Valandria Devancia Cas

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 18:06:05

Where to get a free meal this Thanksgiving in Ogden

OGDEN - Volunteers have organized six upcoming free Thanksgiving meals for those in need in the community this year. They will take place at: Saturday, Nov. 18 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Marshall White Center, 222 28th Street in Ogden. For information, call 801-629-8346. Sunday, Nov. 19 4:10 p.m., Ogden

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-17 13:15:00

North Ogden officials consider count to pinpoint scope of urban deer problem

NORTH OGDEN - Before launching an initiative to deal with the urban deer that prowl the backyards of North Ogden, eating homegrown fruits and veggies, officials here want to know whether, in fact, they have a problem. To that end, the North Ogden City Council on Wednesday directed Mayor Brent Taylor

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-16 13:00:00

After 8 years, Morgan's WIC program moves back to Ogden

MORGAN - In July, the Weber-Morgan Health Department vacated the portable classroom it had used as an office and clinic to administer the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program that provides food and nutrition assistance to low-income moms with infants and children under five yea

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-17 13:15:00

Appreciating our Heroes: Veteran's Day

Appreciating our Heroes: Veteran's Day Tami L. Johnson Each year on November 11th, Americans young and old celebrate Veteran's Day by participating in parades, school celebrations, and listening to bands play national songs. U.S. flags proudly wave the red, white and blue from homes, buildings and f

SENTINELNEWS.NET - 2017-11-16 20:45:00