Lake Jackson News

11/23/2017 12:01:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — Those looking for additional spending money during the holiday season typically don’t begin seeking employment until late November, but employers often start their search much earlier. “I’ll probably start hiring for the Easter set ...

11/22/2017 5:12:00 PM
Corpus Christi Caller
Her paternal grandparents are Ms. Laura Klingaman of Corpus Christi and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Klingaman, Sr. of Lake Jackson. Her maternal grandparents are Mrs. Kay Rowling Long of Corpus Christi and the late Mr. Reese M. Rowling. Miss Klingaman graduated ...

11/21/2017 5:27:00 PM
An hour south of Houston via 288, Lake Jackson is a popular home base for many of the region’s commuters (it’s about an hour west of Galveston as well). The city is relatively small and mostly composed of residential neighborhoods. Brazos Mall and its ...

11/21/2017 11:08:00 AM
Hotel News Resource
The four-story hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and guest laundry, and offers six different meeting rooms to choose from with a total 7,500 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 400 people. Courtyard by ...

11/21/2017 12:01:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — The fifth annual Lake Jackson Turkey Trot 5K/10K will give hundreds of local runners some exercise Thursday morning before they feast on Thanksgiving grub. Started by former Lake Jackson Intermediate band director Donnie Artley as a ...

11/19/2017 12:08:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — The sled runs of Snowland turned to mush as a south wind kept temperatures warm Saturday, but the line of children waiting for their turn did not seem to care, and neither did Terri Cardwell, who has overseen the attraction for 18 years.

11/18/2017 10:02:00 AM
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Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at Real Estate Services

11/17/2017 8:05:00 PM
Victory Sports Network
LINDSBORG, Kan. – The Bethany College softball team has announced the first four signees of their 2018-19 recruiting class: Tannah Colson, Huntington, Texas; DeLaynee Malone, Lake Jackson, Texas; Victoria Quintana, Westminster, Colo.; and Hannah Seals ...

11/16/2017 12:55:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
"You are officially amazing," Guinness official Paulina Sapinska told him. Aplin, who co-founded Buc-ee's in 1982 with a single convenience store in Lake Jackson, said he never envisioned his company would literally be in the record books. "We just set out ...

11/16/2017 11:37:00 AM
Four days earlier, the body of Johnny Kenneth Green, missing since Nov. 5, was found in Lake Jackson. Both cases are under investigation. According to reports from the Porterdale Police Department, a person attending a wedding at the Porterdale Mill Lofts ...

11/16/2017 11:29:00 AM
To celebrate this auspicious occasion, Buc-ees in Katy will be offering free car washes all day Thursday. Founded in 1982 in Lake Jackson, Buc-ees, which has 32 stores, has long been famous for its notoriously clean restrooms, as well as the plethora of ...

11/16/2017 12:07:00 AM
The Facts
Flo Yarborough laughed Wednesday as she talked about what brought her to the Lake Jackson Library for a memory screening. “I finally remembered to go this year,” she said. The Brazoria County Alzheimer’s Awareness Project is offering free memory ...

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/15/2017 11:12:00 PM
Andalusia Star News
Cancer Freeze began as a one-day fundraiser on Lake Jackson, but has grown to include other fundraising that culminates with that traditional one-day event each February. Organizers choose individuals who are fighting cancer to benefit from the fundraising.

11/15/2017 11:06:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
12 in College Station, according to CSPD Lt. Craig Anderson. He has lived in College Station for the past 10 years and previously lived in Lake Jackson. He is 6 feet tall, about 180-200 pounds with blue eyes and blond hair. DEVELOPING: Body of missing 3 ...

11/14/2017 5:38:00 PM
Buc-ee’s first opened its doors in Lake Jackson in 1982, but it is now operating in 33 stations to date. The largest Buc-ee’s store in New Braunfels, Texas, is 65,000 square feet with 120 fuel pumps. To celebrate the victory, Buc-ee’s will offer free ...

11/14/2017 11:04:00 AM
The Business Journal
The first Buc-ee's opened at Lake Jackson in 1982, and it has since grown to 33 locations, per the release. The largest store is in New Braunfels, Texas, with a 68,000-square-foot travel center that features 120 fueling positions, 83 toilets and 31 cash ...

11/14/2017 12:38:00 AM
The Facts
in Lake Jackson, but that space only has room for clothing, said Salvation Army Lt. Clara Gomez, Juan’s wife. “It’s only volunteer-based, so whenever we have a volunteer who’s able to open it, we give a heads-up on Facebook,” Clara Gomez said.

Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

11/13/2017 5:24:00 AM
Houston Public Media
In Sweeny Texas, about 20 miles west of Lake Jackson, an eighth grade teacher gave her English class a reading and comprehension test that was created just one day after the massacre. The New York based Newsela created the test. The company uses articles ...

11/13/2017 12:04:00 AM
The Facts
Call 979-285-2501. Dec. 7 Starting a Business Part 2: 6 to 9 p.m. at Brazosport College SBDC Corporate Learning Center, 500 College Drive, Lake Jackson. $25. Online registration required. Register at Seminars can be taken in any order.

11/11/2017 2:37:00 AM
The Marshall News Messenger
Seniors Austin Damron of Lake Jackson and Harleigh Parrish of Huntington were awarded the Bob and Gayle Riley Servant Leadership Award during a special chapel service focused on servant leadership. Bob Riley, ETBU President Emeritus, and his wife ...

11/11/2017 12:06:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — Ryan McIlhenny served a 100-day jail sentence for indecent exposure, but just hours after being released Tuesday, he had made his way to a Lake Jackson clothing store and committed a similar offense, police said. This time, however ...

11/10/2017 7:01:00 PM
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11/10/2017 12:20:00 PM
Lee joins IF Kayla Garcia (Katy, Texas), 2B/OF Madi Jatzlau (Giddings, Texas), IF/C Baylee Klingler (Dickinson, Texas), OF Taudrea Sinnie (Nevada, Texas), IF Meagan Smith (Lake Jackson, Texas) and UTIL Morgan Smith (Lake Jackson, Texas), who signed their ...

11/10/2017 4:00:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
Leon County’s Lake Jackson has a long tradition of waterfowl hunting. As far back as 1000 AD, Native Americans who lived around the lake trapped, snared and hunted waterfowl, including geese, using the meat for food, and the feathers and bones for ...

11/10/2017 12:32:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — The musically inclined have a rare opportunity next Thursday and Friday when guests at The Clarion can watch jazz musicians evolve before their eyes. The annual Jazztravaganza will bring expert artists to teach local students and ...

11/9/2017 7:28:00 PM
Victoria Advocate
Not being a botanist, I had no idea that hibiscus could even be found on the mainland, but I guess there are worse places for a hibiscus than the humidity and wet heat of Lake Jackson. The flower I was looking at it was unmistakably hibiscus in shape ...

11/9/2017 4:28:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Johnny Green disappeared while fishing with a friend at Lake Jackson. A family spokesman confirmed the body is him, according to Channel 2. In other news:

11/9/2017 12:57:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
“Around 3:30 p.m., we received a call of a possible body floating in Lake Jackson,” Sgt. Courtney Morrison with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office told CBS46 at the scene. CBS46 was there as the body of Green was taken ashore by boat. “Johnny was a ...

11/9/2017 11:23:00 AM
The Business Journal
"And over the years we began to see more members in Houston, so we felt the time was right." Lake Jackson-based TDECU — the largest credit union by assets based in the Houston area — is looking to grow outside the Bayou City as it expands in Texas ...

11/9/2017 12:02:00 AM
The Facts
“I suspect we’d get about 15 years out of the new equipment.” MacLean Park made the most sense as a launching pad for a “park-healthy” city, as it is now Lake Jackson’s primary park, Bubnick said. “We’ve had quite a few parks, but MacLean ...

11/8/2017 10:18:00 AM
Signing NLIs are Kayla Garcia (Katy, Texas), Madi Jatzlau (Giddings, Texas), Baylee Klingler (Dickinson, Texas), Taudrea Sinnie (Nevada, Texas), Meagan Smith (Lake Jackson, Texas) and Morgan Smith (Lake Jackson, Texas). “The signing class of 2018 has ...

11/8/2017 3:28:00 AM
Selena was born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas and would be 46 years old if she were alive today. Selena’s father saw his daughter’s talents when she was just six years old and would bring her to perform at the family’s restaurant.

11/8/2017 12:04:00 AM
The Facts
Christian Wiggs got his start in the Brazoswood High School band, learning trumpet from Buc Band leader Brian Casey. Now he’s an Austin sensation with a recently released second album to delight jazz fans all over Texas. “I grew up in Lake Jackson and ...

11/7/2017 1:21:00 PM
Great Bend Tribune
LAKE JACKSON, Texas — Leota June Mettling, 93, of Lake Jackson, Texas, passed away Nov. 3, 2017 in the loving hands of her daughter Deanne and her husband Marv Amerine. She was born June 10, 1924 to Ross and Lizzie Crawford in Seward, south of Great Bend.

11/4/2017 11:10:00 PM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — Despite a season of disaster s that left many homes in disarray, area students and businesses rallied Saturday to raise money for the construction of a new home at the 19th annual Walk for Habitat at MacLean Park. “This year was special ...

11/4/2017 11:27:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
Red and Sam’s Fish Camp, located on Lake Jackson, was once a favorite destination for bass anglers from all over the country. For Southern males, fish camps are not simply a place to buy crickets but absolute Nirvana. Lake Jackson is a shallow lake ...

11/4/2017 11:26:00 AM
ABC 10 News
Born Selena Quintanilla on April 16, 1971, in Lake Jackson, Texas, Selena was the youngest child in her family. She began her career in music in 1980 as the lead of the family band "Selena y Los Dinos," with her siblings A.B. and Suzette. Selena began ...

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