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FEMA opens disaster recovery centers in Bay City

State of Texas and FEMA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the Bay City Civic Center at 201 Seventh St. The center became operational on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017: Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in 39 counties included in the Texas federal disast

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:28:00

BCISD board approves tax hike - The Bay City Tribune: News

The Bay City ISD Board of Trustees approved an overall tax rate increase of nearly 8 percent from last year. Richard Johnson, the district's chief financial officer, said the Maintenance and Operations tax rate of $1.4373 is barely higher than last year's tax rate of $1.4370 is due to the amount of

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:26:00

From the fields - The Bay City Tribune: Lifestyles

Many of our crop producers are plowing their fields in preparation for next year. Many cotton producers are pulling stalks to eliminate cotton regrowth. Tillage of the fields is necessary to eliminate the growth of volunteer grain sorghum, corn, soybeans and or cotton. This will be a continual proce

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:04:00

Harvey won't stop Gulf Coast Film Fest

The celebration of cinema will return to the Clear Lake area despite Hurricane Harvey's deluge. Some venues changed, but the shows will go on. Since 1999, the Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival has celebrated independent films from around the world. From Sept. 29-30, the annual festival will screen fi

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 03:00:00

Pastor Dale Frankum leaves legacy of love

BRAZORIA - A guiding light went dark with the death of Pastor Dale Frankum, a community leader whose good works went far beyond the walls of the Brazoria First Assembly of God, friends and followers said. Frankum, 57, had a prominent role in Brazoria, founding the faith-infused Celebrate America eve

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Construction begins on new BCHS baseball field

Construction on a new baseball and softball facility for Bay City High School has begun after the Bay City ISD Board of Trustees voted on Monday to approve the guaranteed price of the field to the cost of $3.15 million. The board approved the price tag so that construction of the new baseball and so

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:27:00

Deadline approaching for Rice Dish Round-Up

Howdy Matagorda County residents. Pull out your favorite rice recipes and begin planning for the annual Rice Dish Round-Up Cooking Contest! The Rice Dish Round-Up Contest is open to any resident of Matagorda County meeting the age requirements of the contest. All food dishes and recipes must contain

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:02:00

Lady Bulldogs beat Van Vleck, Palacios

The Boling Lady Bulldogs defeated Van Vleck on Friday night in four games, 25-23; 14-25; 25-20; 25-22. Kill leader was Angel Jackson with 16, dig leader was Allison Jedlicka with 19, ace leader was Madison Floyd with 4 and assists leader was- Billie Sulak with 24. Subscription Required An online

WHARTON JOURNAL SPECTATOR - 2017-09-20 22:40:00

OUR VIEWPOINT: Don't let a few rotten apples spoil spirit of giving

It was disheartening to learn some dishonest people misused flooding relief supplies they picked up at Lighthouse Church's distribution center, flipping them for something they deemed of more value - store gift cards. The good news is church leaders and other volunteers running the site which operat

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Red Cross to provide $400 to some Texans hit by Harvey

Some Texans who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey are eligible for $400 in Red Cross funds. This week, the American Red Cross restarted a program to give emergency financial assistance to the Texas households that were most affected by Hurricane Harvey, according to a news release from the agency. R

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 14:39:00

House hunting and credit: What you need to know

(BPT) - By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than rentin

EL CAMPO LEADER-NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:31:00

Harvey and Child Protective Services

During the past year, there have been remarkable changes at Child Protective Services (CPS). With Governor Greg Abbott's vision of CPS becoming the best child welfare program in the country, the inspirational leadership of Commissioner Hank Whitman, and the generous support of the Texas Legislature,

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:19:00

Social media clapbacks may finally blossom the budding UTSA-Texas State rivalry

After years of lightweight shade, the "I-35 Rivalry" between UTSA and Texas State may finally be solidified thanks to social media, where the Twitter trash talk takes aim at the Riverwalk and claims icons like George Strait and "The Bubble Guy." The Roadrunners and Bobcats will meet in San Marcos on

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 17:20:00

Who Will Capture The Crown?

The 2017 Fort Bend County Fair Queen Scholarship contest has 11 young ladies vying for the crown, scholarships, and all the other awards that come with the title. Reining Fair Queen, Katie Koerth, the Fair Queen Scholarship Committee, Board members and Fair staff welcomed the girls who represented h

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:38:00

The new Fair President is motivated by students and the future they impact

Ernest Lawon, the 2017 Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo President, is a well-known face to the fair family, exhibitors and parents. The man, often identified by his iconic gazing look in the livestock arena, is known for his constant presence at all the fair events, his passion for the show kids and

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:21:00

St. Joseph, Faith Academy host meet

St. Joseph and Faith Academy will host a varsity cross country dual on Saturday at the Victoria Regional Airport. The dual meet will consist of surrounding schools from the crossroads who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Many of the schools got a late start in their season and the two TAPPS schoo

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-09-22 04:51:00

Egyptian Cabinet expands grounds for withdrawing citizenship

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Cabinet has proposed an amendment to the law regulating conditions for the withdrawal of acquired citizenship to include those convicted of crimes related to harming state security. According to a government statement, Wednesday's proposed amendment says grounds for stripping ci

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-21 12:22:00

US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. The U.S. grievances, detailed

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-20 10:24:00

Noem meeting with law officers Friday in Aberdeen

U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., will be in Aberdeen Friday afternoon to meet with law officers about recent crime-related challenges in the area. The private gathering will be at the police department gun range. 'Representatives from the Brown County Sheriff's Office; Aberdeen Police Department; loca

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:27:00

Weekend water line break floods Aberdeen shopping center

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - Businesses in an Aberdeen shopping center are cleaning up after a weekend flood. The American News reports that a water line break late Saturday flooded Super City Plaza. Several businesses have been forced to temporarily close or relocate, along with a child care center. Manag

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:40:55