Former homecoming queen uninvited from Brazosport High School event over cultural stole
FREEPORT, Texas - Brazosport High School has a new homecoming queen crowned by the homecoming queen from 2020. It was a moment Kayleigh Craddock says she should have been part of. Last year's queen was planning to go back home to crown the new homecoming queen. But then the district...
Mexican Homecoming Queen Gets Banned From School For Reppin Culture
Kayleigh Craddock, the reigning homecoming queen at Brazosport High School in Freeport, Texas, will not be in attendance at Friday night’s (September 29) football game to crown her successor. That’s because Craddock was banned from returning to her alma mater after she wore a Mexican sarape-designed stole to her graduation ceremony last May.
Taste the Ocean: Discover the 3 Best Seafood Spots in Freeport
In this article, we're exploring three top-notch seafood restaurants in Freeport. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? We'd love to hear your experiences and reviews. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
TX lake jackson's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to lake jackson..
Tax service owner sentenced to federal prison for fraudulent returns
HOUSTON, Texas — Jean Montalvo, the owner of Montalvo Tax Service, has been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to making and subscribing a false return, according to U.S. Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani. U.S. District Judge David Hittner ordered Montalvo to serve a 36-month term in federal prison,...
How fast is help on the way in emergencies? Can you text 911? We took questions to 1st responders
Does it delay help the longer you spend on the phone with dispatchers? Can you text 911? We took these questions to first responders to find out the best ways to help them help you.
Red Tide confirmed in multiple regions of Texas coast
AUSTIN—Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is working with other agencies to monitor a red tide event along the upper Texas coast and the Lower Laguna Madre. The presence of red tide on the upper coast was confirmed on Sunday, Sept. 3, at a red tide monitoring station near Freeport. Low to moderate concentrations of red tide have been detected near Freeport and the Texas City Dike. The bloom is suspected to have caused fish kills at San Luis Pass, Surfside Beach and the Quintana/Freeport Channel.
Inmate dies after fight breaks out at state prison in Brazoria County, TDCJ says
Edgar Robles' death comes more than a week after a rise in homicides among inmates in Texas prisons prompted a statewide lockdown.
Texas school deletes post after homecoming king’s appearance attacked
The student said deleting the post 'doesn't solve anything.'
Brazoria County Lifts Burn Ban: Judge Sebesta Urges Residents to Burn Responsibly
County Judge Matt Sebesta has removed the burn ban in Brazoria County. This change starts on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. The Commissioners' Court supports this decision. It comes after recent rain and a drop in fire risk to below the safe level for five days.
Mini Buc-ee’s Do Exist? Check These 3 Out!
Everything in Texas is big right? Well, not everything! When I hear the word Buc-ee's one of the first things that comes to mind is BIG! I mean, have you ever seen a SMALL Buc-ee's? They are known to be huge! And, it's because they are, but NOT all of them are. Yes, some of the first and oldest Buc-ee's were pretty much average size before they became these HUGE stops around Texas!
Museum plans October presentations
Celebrating Texas Archeology Month during October, the Brazoria County Historical Museum will kick-off an Archeological Lecture Series Thursday, Oct. 12 with a presentation on local archeology. The 6 p.m. event will be presented by Eleanor Stoddart, Cultural Resources coordinator for Texas State Parks, who will cover some of the archeology...
Local officials join EDC conference
Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta will serve on a panel moderated by Patti Worfe of the Economic Development for Brazoria County during the annual conference of the Texas Economic Development Council, set for Oct. 11-13 in Houston. The event will be held at the J.W. Marriott in the Galleria area....
Report: Sargent breakwater bids have gone out
Bids have gone out for the Sargent Beach Breakwater and Jetty project that’s aimed at restoring the beach sand and preventing erosion. Rhonda Gregg-Hirsh/ Project Director with Atkins has said that the Breakwater Project in Sargent has gone out for bid. The project has been underway for years and...
Fish seen dead along Texas Gulf Coast shores
Ride tide algae has been confirmed along the Texas Coast and is causing thousands of fish to wash up dead onshore. Swimmers at Quintana Beach Monday in Brazoria County immediately noticed dead fish scattered across the beach.
Brookside market provides local entrepreneurs a leg up
A Brookside Village Farmer's Market attendee holds a bird participating in the market's "chicken fashion show." (Courtesy of Brookside Village Farmer's Market) Neighbors in Pearland and the surrounding area began discussing the dream of building a market to buy and sell locally produced goods during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns. After a year of planning, Brookside Village Farmer’s Market was born in October 2021.
Third Time’s A Charm
Three years, three tech directors. Is this the Defense Against the Dark Arts class from “Harry Potter?” No, this is the Technical Theater Department. No matter how much success the new tech director brings, they never seem to last for longer than a year. The director of the tech department is in charge of laying a foundation for all the technical aspects of every show the theater department puts on. Without this structure, the department falls into disarray.
Local SPCA Vet Tech Team in Brazoria County Appeals for Wet Adult Pedigree Food Donations
The Vet Tech Team at Brazoria County's SPCA is facing a shortage of Wet Adult Pedigree food, essential for medicating dogs in their care. They're asking the community and supporters for donations.
THE PIONEER: Garza leading Iowa Colony on gold rush
Ray Garza is an Alvin ISD lifer. He has been tasked with leading the Iowa Colony Pioneers, the district’s newest school. In just its second year of varsity play, the Pioneers are 4-0 as they head into Class 12-4A-DI play which is filled with long-time power programs. “This is...
Pearland Residents Invited to Free Monthly Garden Lecture on Facebook
Keep Pearland Beautiful (KPB) will hold its monthly garden lecture on Thursday, October 12th at 7pm on Facebook. The lecture is part of a series aiming to promote good practices in home garden development and management. This month's topic is 'Shade Loving Perennials', presented by Brazoria County Master Gardeners, JoAnne Knodel and Paula Beene.