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Reward offered for info on Brazoria bank robbers
BRAZORIA — Brazoria County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three men who robbed First National Bank on Friday. The robbers were wearing white dust masks and blue gloves with black textured grip. Two of the men carried duffle bags, one was b
OUTPATIENT LAB SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE AT OAKBEND MEDICAL CENTER WHARTON
Wharton, TX…OakBend Medical Center is pleased to announce that the public now has access to an outpatient lab located on the first floor of the OakBend Medical Center – Wharton Hospital Campus.
Bible verse - Acts:7-8; quote by Edith Wharton
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands. And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unt
Rams finish second at Sweeny tournament
A bit shorthanded this past Saturday, Mayde Creek made it to the championship game at the Randy Miksch/Raymond Washington Basketball Tournament in Sweeny, falling in the finals to Kinkaid.
Professor: Straight A's don't lead to career success
A recent New York times op-ed, written by Adam Grant, Professor of Psychology at Wharton, seeks to change the notion that perfect GPAs lead to more successful lives. "If they make one tiny mistake, if they get a B plus or maybe even a little bit worse, they feel like their lives are over," Grant sai
Brazosport College to offer new welding program
LAKE JACKSON — Huddled in a tent outside the Brazosport Welding Technologies Lab at Brazosport College, high school students from Danbury, Sweeny and Angleton listened to Praxair officials discuss a new scholarship program geared toward creating more welding jobs.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
What it takes to find a neutral playoff stadium in Texas
When it comes to Texas high school football playoffs, travel is inevitable. As the Panthers enter the fourth round of the playoffs, they have had bouts in Giddings, Manor and Bastrop so far.
Bay City Swimming Tri-Meet results
SUGAR LAND — Following are Bay City results from a tri-meet against Galveston Ball and Fort Bend Hightower. All distances in yards. Girls team totals — Bay City 86, Ball 35; Bay City 80, Hightower 34.
Authorities seeking three men in bank robbery
BRAZORIA — Three men robbed First National Bank at 100 East San Bernard Street around 9 a.m. Friday, officials said. The suspects entered through the back of the bank and stole an undisclosed amount of cash, according to Brazoria County Chief of Police Neal Longbotham. They then left on foot.
1 deputy, 2 officers shot while serving warrant in NE Harris County
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Negotiators are trying to coax a barricaded man from a home in northeast Harris County after a sheriff's deputy and two officers from the Texas Attorney General's Office were shot while serving a felony warrant.
Minister accused of stealing $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A former minister is accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church. Prosecutors say Jerrell G. Altic, 40, embezzled the money over a six-year period that ended in November 2017. Altic's attorney says Altic has admitted to stealing the money.
Mother sentenced 28 years for starving 5-year-old son in Spring
SPRING, Texas (KTRK) -- A mother has been sentenced to 28 years after she was found guilty of starving her child in 2014. In February 2015, Tammi Bleimeyer, 37, was arrested and charged with injury to a child by omission.
Trio of robbers hit bank, get away
BRAZORIA — Police are seeking three men who walked into the back door of a Brazoria bank Friday morning and left with an undisclosed amount of money, authorities said. The robbery of the First National Bank of Lake Jackson branch at 100 E. San Bernard St. happened around 9 a.m. Friday, which is when
Junior high boys’ basketball remains undefeated
The junior high boys’ basketball teams started the season on positive notes and continued that success against the Bay City Blackcats. The eighth grade A-team defeated Bay City, 45-17.
Local youth riders set to compete in Las Vegas
Six Brazoria County hopefuls will get a crack at big prizes at the Junior National Finals Rodeo starting today at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The locals — from Damon, Sweeny, West Columbia, Alvin and Manvel — will compete in saddle bronc, tie-down, bareback and breakaway,
Shoppers flock to Christmas mall
Visitors swarmed the El Campo Civic Center this weekend, gathering up those “just in case” items that Santa may have forgotten to pack in his sack. From clothing to yard art cutouts, and jewelry to tasty salsas, the 100 booths at the chamber of commerce event offered shopping temptations.
Season of Change: Christmas festival getting carnival rides, extra days
SWEENY — Traditions are great, but that doesn’t mean they can never be improved upon.
Standoff underway at Richmond Buc-ee's after driver points gun towards off-duty officer
RICHMOND, Texas - Police are involved in a standoff at a Buc-ee’s in Richmond. According to the Sugar Land Police Department, an off-duty Eagle Lake police officer called 911 after he said he was involved in a road rage incident in downtown Houston.
More rain forecast Saturday but not expected to be as heavy
HOUSTON - The heaviest line of storms is moving east with heavy rain currently in Southern Galveston County and into Chambers and Jefferson Counties. Flood Warnings have been issued for Harris, Liberty, and Montgomery counties.