Lake Jackson News

9/25/2017 12:07:00 AM
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Angleton Christian won the junior high boys division with 55 points. Sweeny and Clute Intermediate tied for second with 56, while Lake Jackson Intermediate was fourth with 57. West Brazos won the junior high girls division with 36 points. Sweeny was second ...

Donna Pate
With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After…

9/24/2017 12:08:00 AM
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Cardboard boxes became robots and globs of pasta modeled molecules Saturday at the Lake Jackson Historical Museum’s Science Fest. While the museum hosts examples of high-tech innovation — an experimental plane hangs from the ceiling — festival ...

9/23/2017 12:06:00 AM
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Today Science Fest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Jackson Historical Museum, 249 Circle Way, Lake Jackson. Free. Call 979-297-1570. Schuster Home Open House: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Schuster Home, 1130 W. Second St., Freeport. Built in 1917, the home serves ...

9/22/2017 4:53:00 PM
The Beach Team covered Laredo, Corpus Christi, Victoria and Angleton/Lake Jackson; the Forest Team depicted Galveston, Palacios, College Station and Conroe; the Lake Team portrayed Tomball, Bush Intercontinental Airport and Sugar Land; and the Peak Team ...

9/22/2017 2:18:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
Dye release looks to track water from Lake Jackson to Wakulla Springs Dye was released this week into Lake Jackson's Porter Sink to track how its water travels south to Wakulla Springs and how it could be contributing to pollution there. Check out this ...

9/22/2017 12:27:00 AM
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Susan Heath, Ph.D., is an avian conservation biologist for the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, 299 Highway 332 W. in Lake Jackson. Contact the observatory at 979-480-0999 or visit

9/21/2017 9:16:00 PM
One local golf club was left with mere feet to spare after moving their equipment to higher ground to escape Harvey's floodwaters. Staff at The Wilderness at Lake Jackson moved golf carts and lawnmowers up a hill on the green before the floodwaters began ...

9/20/2017 10:42:00 PM
Does your idea of a perfect Saturday include paddling on a beautiful water way? Join Leon County at the Lake Jackson Clean-up on Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m. until noon to help beautify one of Leon County’s best natural resources. Leon County has ...

9/20/2017 9:52:00 AM
Furrh said that he personally knows many people who flooded out during the storm, in the Lake Jackson and Richwood areas, including fellow UH friends. "We gutted a student's house just the other day," Furrh said. Since the storm, Furrh said that in terms ...

9/19/2017 5:03:00 PM
Victoria Advocate
On Sept. 23, the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory will band birds from 8 a.m. to noon at 299 SH 332 in Lake Jackson. The focus will be hummingbirds. This event is free, but donations are encourage to help the nonprofit rebuild. THOMASTON - Her backyard is like ...

9/19/2017 12:06:00 AM
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LAKE JACKSON — A state plan to widen Highway 332 from Highway 288 in Lake Jackson to FM 521 near Brazoria would include measures to improve drainage, state officials said. The Texas Department of Transportation project would widen the highway from two ...

9/18/2017 10:54:00 PM
Bryan College Station Eagle Theeagle
Lake Jackson Brazosport Christian 58, Corpus Christi Arlington Heights Christian 12; Katy Faith West 78, Huntsville Alpha Omega 23; High Island 61, Orange Community Christian 13; San Marcos Hill Country Christian 34, Baytown Christian 6 Friday’s 7 p.m ...

9/17/2017 9:10:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
Girl Scouts get dirty for shoreline cleanup Saturday Girl Scout Troop 1348 helped clean Lake Jackson Saturday as part of Keep Tallahassee Beautiful's annual coastal cleanup. Check out this story on ...

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LAKE JACKSON — In Dr. Nicholas Creel’s 40 years as an obstetrician/gynecologist, he has delivered 10,000 babies and performed countless tubal ligations, colloquially known as a woman “getting her tubes tied.” A recent partnership with a Catholic ...

9/16/2017 7:48:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
Photos: Girl Scout Troop 1348 helps with annual shoreline clean up Girl Scout Troop 1348 gathers for a pictures after picking up trash at Lake Jackson Saturday for Keep Tallahassee Beautiful's Shinin' Our Shores coastal cleanup event. Check out this story ...

9/16/2017 1:49:00 AM
Daily Local News
In addition to Maxwell and Bella, the 37 other dogs were previously in shelter or foster care at the SPCA of Brazoria County, Lake Jackson, Texas and the Best Friends Pet Reunion Pavillion of Houston. “Bringing these dogs from Texas helps clear space for ...

9/16/2017 12:05:00 AM
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Four Lake Jackson men suspected of being behind multiple vehicle burglaries in two cities are in custody, each charged with engaging in organized criminal activity, authorities say. Lake Jackson police believe the group worked together and began mid- to ...

9/15/2017 6:42:00 PM
Denton Record-Chronicle
Broussard was among seven city of Denton employees who helped repair water and sewer systems in Refugio, Lake Jackson and Brazoria earlier this month. Travel was difficult. The workload was massive. The salt marsh mosquitoes were relentless, and big.

9/15/2017 12:35:00 AM
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Lake Jackson’s preemptive action against wireless providers seeking to install nodes in public rights of way is a smart move considering the industry’s push to expand. Unfortunately, because of legislative action, local governments’ options are limited.

9/13/2017 6:28:00 PM
"Their folks are getting tired. They've been going nonstop since Harvey hit," Lindsay said. Lindsay says a church in Lake Jackson near the Gulf Coast called out for help when they started hosting people inside their building. "They're busy digging out mud ...

9/13/2017 10:23:00 AM
Workers at The Wilderness at Lake Jackson golf club were able to save golf carts and equipment with some creative thinking before Hurricane Harvey hit East Texas. Workers at The Wilderness at Lake Jackson golf club were able to save golf carts and ...

9/13/2017 7:21:00 AM
Harvey's worst effect was catastrophic flooding in numerous towns and cities. The Wilderness at Lake Jackson Golf Club was no different. Located just south of Houston on the Gulf Coast, the club experienced massive flooding on their course. But thanks to ...

9/13/2017 12:07:00 AM
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LAKE JACKSON — In a close match pitting a public and private school, it was the Columbia Lady ’Necks squeezing by Brazosport Christian in four sets Tuesday, 25-23, 20-25, 26-24, 25-16. The host Lady Eagles (16-5-1) held leads late in the first and ...

9/12/2017 7:33:00 PM
Golf courses and their infrstructure can be huge casualties of flooding. Check out these photos from The Wilderness at Lake Jackson. Some super-smart person found the highest points on the course, apparently two greens, and parked the gear around them to ...

9/12/2017 1:45:00 PM
Andrew Raish, now an in-house lawyer at Buc-ee's in Lake Jackson, is seeking a declaratory judgment that his employment contract with the firm is enforceable and he is entitled to a percentage of any fee generated from the suit, along with actual and ...

9/12/2017 1:00:00 AM
Golf Digest Magazine
That includes golf courses, many of which were affected by Harvey's storm surge. The Wilderness at Lake Jackson, a venue that sits south of Houston and just off the Gulf of Mexico, was one of Harvey's victims. Luckily for the Wilderness, some ingenious ...

9/12/2017 12:02:00 AM
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ANGLETON — Fire sirens sounded off at 8:45 a.m. Monday at Veterans Gazebo Park, signifying the beginning of the tragic events that unfolded 16 years ago. “Sept. 11, 2001, when members of al-Qaida hijacked four passenger airliners, crashing two into New ...

9/9/2017 12:04:00 AM
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LAKE JACKSON — Camden Sargent did a little of everything for the Brazosport Christian Eagles on Friday night at Dunbar Field. The junior had a hand in six of the Eagles’ seven touchdowns as BCS rolled to a 52-15, season-opening victory against Spring ...

9/8/2017 10:00:00 PM
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Both The Wilderness in Lake Jackson and Freeport Municipal remained closed this weekend with no announced timetable for their re-opening. Calls to both courses and their respective general managers have gone unanswered and unreturned, but both have tried ...

9/8/2017 5:56:00 PM
All colors, shapes, ages, and sizes, the dogs will go into foster care while they wait to be adopted. It is an 18 hour drive from Lake Jackson, Texas to Tomah, Wisconsin. "For the most part they're pretty good," said Melissa Regis, co-founder of Sonnet 116 ...

9/8/2017 5:52:00 PM
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
In Tallahassee, a study showed that 90 percent of the turtles that tried to cross Highway 27 from Lake Jackson to a nearby waterway didn’t make it. Since the Lake Jackson Ecopassage was built under the roadway in 2010, the death toll has dropped to zero ...

9/8/2017 2:47:00 PM
Brazos Valley Media Gives back along with the Bank and Trust are hosting a cleaning supplies donation drive on Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The donations will be delivered by Little Guys Movers to the Civic Center in Beaumont as well as to Lake Jackson.

9/7/2017 5:02:00 PM
Residents in several other corners of the county - Danbury, Liverpool, Richwood and northern Lake Jackson - are also dealing with pockets of flooding. To the west, the cities of Brazoria and West Columbia were both attempting to fix wastewater treatment ...

9/7/2017 1:20:00 PM
PopSugar Celebrity
Selena Quintanilla was just a kid when she started winning people over as a 9-year-old, performing at her father's restaurant in their hometown of Lake Jackson, TX. The late Tejana singer, who sadly passed away at just 23 years old, and her two siblings ...

9/7/2017 1:05:00 AM
Denton Record-Chronicle
Seven others from the city's wastewater department left Friday and are expected to work through next week helping restore sewer service in the hard-hit towns of Refugio, Lake Jackson and Brazoria. On Monday, Denton firefighters and Mayor Chris Watts drove ...

9/7/2017 12:14:00 AM
The Facts
BISD FREE LUNCH: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brazosport High School, 1800 W. Second St. in Freeport, and Lake Jackson Intermediate School, 100 Oyster Creek Drive, Lake Jackson. Lunch and children’s activities open to everyone. SWEENY ISD FREE MEALS: 11:30 ...

9/6/2017 11:36:00 AM
Lake Jackson, Pearland, Port Aransas, Richwood, Sugar Land and Victoria, Texas as well as Calcasieu Parish and Lake Charles, Louisiana, among others. "As the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey became clear — and with the dangerous threat of Hurricane ...

9/6/2017 4:48:00 AM
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 ...

9/5/2017 7:35:00 PM
Daily Leader
Funeral services for Patricia Cain Fournet, of Lake Jackson, Texas, originally of Brookhaven, will be Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at 11 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church in Brookhaven with burial at Rosehill cemetery. Ed Jones will officiate. Riverwood ...

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