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Families and medical professionals gather at Texas capitol to urge marijuana legislation hearings

Date: 4/25/2017 2:56:00 PM

Cherie Rineker, a terminal cancer patient who resides in Lake Jackson was also at the capitol. “Opponents of this bill are trying to claim the moral high ground by saying they want to prevent drug abuse,” Reineker stated. “There is no morality in

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St. Thomas free clinic merges with Live Oak

The Facts

Date: 4/24/2017 6:43:00 PM

LAKE JACKSON — Angleton-area residents who relied on the St. Thomas Center Clinic for the last 11 years are finding familiar faces as they transition to a new home for their care. When St. Thomas closed its doors at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church

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Pr. William supervisors approve $3.2 billion budget

Washington Post

Date: 4/24/2017 4:06:00 AM

Public safety initiatives in the budget include $6.5 million to hire 59 fire and rescue personnel at facilities in Gainesville and near Lake Jackson, as well as at Station 14 of the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department. The spending plan

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Larry Parks column: The old man and his row boat

The Facts

Date: 4/24/2017 12:11:00 AM

Larry Parks of Lake Jackson is author of “Dancing with the Waves,” a collection of stories and people gathered from a lifetime of fishing, which is available for purchase at The Facts office. His stories appear Mondays in The Facts

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6 facing off for seats on Sweeny ISD board

The Facts

Date: 4/23/2017 12:11:00 AM

Incumbent Jan Reddoch is being challenged by Lake Jackson Police Assistant Chief Paul Kibodeaux for the Position 5 trustee seat. Reddoch, 77, has sat on the Sweeny ISD Board of Trustees for the past 12 years. She lives in Sweeny and is a retired educator

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• Surface Area: 1,037 Acres
Lake Frank Jackson is a part of Frank Jackson State Park. The state purchased the land and opened the park in 1970 as Lightwood Knot Creek State Park. In the early 1980s, a resolution introduced in the Alabama State Legislature officially changed the name to Frank Jackson State Park in honor of Frank Jackson, a long-time state representative from Covington County.
Lake Frank Jackson, a natural stream-fed lake that is well known in the region for excellent fishing.
An island in the lake is connected to the mainland by a boardwalk.
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