Lake Jackson News

4/20/2018 12:09:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — The Strive 2 Drive initiative at Brazosport College encourages students to attend class, extra tutoring and other events to earn points to win a brand new Honda Civic, as one lucky student did Thursday. “It helps students stay engaged ...

4/20/2018
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — The Brazosport Christian School Eagles defeated Huntsville Alpha-Omega in convincing fashion, 7-0, on Thursday at J.T. Suggs Field. Caleb Koenning started and earned the win for the Eagles, throwing five innings and striking out five while ...

4/19/2018 7:35:00 PM
The Business Journals
Dow Chemical’s Texas Innovation Center in Lake Jackson is a global research and development hub for more than 2,000 employees as well as a worldwide protoype for the company’s future sites. The LEED Gold certified campus sits at nearly 1 million square ...

4/19/2018 5:19:00 AM
The Business Journals
The company also has a Houston insurance office and mortgage offices in Houston and Lake Jackson, per its website. As of March 31, Icon had total assets of $794 million, total loans of $624 million and total deposits of $692 million. When the deal closes ...

4/19/2018 12:16:00 AM
The Facts
That’s expected to be true again next week when the Brazosport College Foundation and The Wilderness golf course in Lake Jackson team up to host Walters as part of the Gator Classic. The weekend kicks off April 26 with a scholarship celebration at Dow ...

4/18/2018 2:25:00 PM
Goutsa.com
The sophomore from Lake Jackson, Texas, finished in a tie for 25th with a 228 (75-78-75). Nikki Long rounded out the UTSA lineup in a tie for 27th (76-74-79—229). UTSA now will compete in an NCAA Regional on May 7-9 for the fourth time in program history ...

4/18/2018 12:25:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — The Brazosport Symphony Orchestra Council is introducing the first in a series of painted violins that go up for auction today. The violin will be a live auction item at the fundraiser, “Barbecue and Boogie,” which is 5:30 to 9 p.m ...

4/18/2018
The Facts
To the south of the village, there is a very shallow slope running down toward Lake Jackson and eventually the Gulf. One of the things that will help mitigate the problem is a combined effort, from the county, with monetary assistance from the state and U ...

4/17/2018 12:31:00 AM
The Facts
CLUTE — A longtime Lake Jackson political figure is challenging an incumbent for a seat on the Brazosport ISD board of trustees. Joe Rinehart, whose term as Lake Jackson mayor expires in May, is seeking to unseat George Sullivan, who has held the ...

4/16/2018 2:12:00 PM
Click2Houston
Today marks what would have been Selena Quintanilla-Perez's 47th birthday. Selena was born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, which is located near Houston. More Headlines Inside Selena Quintanilla’s Fiesta de la Flor Festival (Exclusive) Stripes ...

4/16/2018 1:03:00 AM
The Facts
It is haston.schoolboard@gmail.com. Heather Brewer, 40, is originally from Lake Jackson, and said she has only left Angleton for her college years. Brewer is an administrative assistant at Alamo Title in Angleton. She is married to Ryan Brewer and has four ...

4/14/2018 12:04:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — The Diamond Jubilee Committee added three tables shortly after the start of the Pioneers Banquet as residents ready to celebrate the city’s 75th anniversary packed the Lake Jackson Civic Center. “This is by far a real joy for us to see ...

4/14/2018 12:03:00 AM
The Facts
I loved going to the Lake (Lake Jackson Farms) when it was open to the public. We had picnics and waxed our cars on Sunday afternoons. Some 55 years ago. Lake Jackson has a lot of great parks that I take my kids to almost every day. Top parks in Lake ...

4/13/2018
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — Mayor Joe Rinehart reaches his term limit this year, leaving the city’s highest elected office open. Mayor Pro Tem Gerald Roznovsky and former Mayor Bob Sipple have stepped forward as candidates, pitting two experienced city leaders ...

4/12/2018 12:08:00 AM
The Facts
ANGLETON — Prosecutors focused on inconsistencies in Joseph Farek’s story during an interview with Lake Jackson police investigators about the shooting death of a 22-year-old La Marque man before resting their case Wednesday. Jurors heard the ...

4/11/2018 12:14:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — When Glenda Mendoza started working on a book, she had a lot of fuel. Currently a threat management detective in the Houston Medical Center, she also has years of experience as a Lake Jackson police officer, Brazoria County Narcotics Task ...

4/11/2018 12:13:00 AM
The Facts
ANGLETON — Joseph Farek changed his story an hour into his interview with Lake Jackson police investigators, saying he not only helped his friend move the body of a 22-year-old La Marque man but had watched him be killed. Farek’s admission came during ...

4/11/2018
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — A weekend full of free events starts Thursday as the city celebrates its 75th anniversary. Behind the scenes, volunteers and city employees on the 75th Anniversary Committee have put in months of work to make the celebration happen.

4/10/2018 12:17:00 AM
The Facts
Every couple years, when the murmur reached sufficient volume, we would dispatch a reporter to find out whether the latest rumor that Olive Garden would be opening a restaurant in Lake Jackson was true. At one point, we compared the rumors to the Italian ...

4/8/2018 12:09:00 AM
The Facts
Before the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra “City of Enchantment” concert March 3 to celebrate Lake Jackson’s 75th anniversary, four former mayors sat down with Mayor Joe Rinehart to talk about their pride in the city. Doris Williams was the city’s ...

4/8/2018
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — The results of a city-commissioned study show there is plenty of untapped potential for new retail stores in Lake Jackson. Olive Garden, Golden Corral, Dave and Buster’s and the western wear store Cavender’s topped the list of ...

4/7/2018 1:17:00 AM
Glasgow Daily Times
LAKE JACKSON, TX (KTRK/CNN) – Let’s call it an Easter egg hunt on steroids. And it’s just for adults. There were eggs filled with candy, but some contained much bigger prizes - tickets for everything from giant TVs to laptops. There were $9,000 worth ...

4/6/2018 11:57:00 PM
Lock Haven
Thorald Edward “Ed” Bottorf, 68, of Lake Jackson, Texas passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Ed was born Aug. 30, 1949 in Lock Haven to the late Thorald and Mildred Bottorf, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Pamela Drake Bottorf ...

4/5/2018
The Facts
Before he became a fixture in Lake Jackson’s business community, Charles Castleberry was a 25-year-old fresh out of the U.S. Marine Corps who needed employment. He moved to the Brazosport area in 1961, just in time for Hurricane Carla, and his first job ...

4/5/2018
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — When a white Dodge Charger police car pulls a motorist over on Highway 288, there is a good chance Lake Jackson Police Officer Jay Newton is the cop making the stop. Since starting work with the Lake Jackson Police Department in 2015, then ...

4/3/2018 7:27:00 AM
thefamuanonline
The Lake Jackson library hosted its weekly Baby Time on Friday, inviting children three years old and younger to enjoy simple songs, stories and rhymes in honor of Dr. Seuss.. As a first-time mother who is also a full-time college student, juggling school ...

4/3/2018 12:33:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — Brazosport owes much of its ongoing industrial boom to cheap, plentiful natural gas. Because so many livelihoods depend on fossil fuels, it is a tough place to talk about addressing climate change by reducing fossil fuel use, activists say.

4/2/2018 12:20:00 AM
The Facts
Crochet Class: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Angleton Library, 401 E. Cedar St., Angleton. Call 979-864-1519. Chair Yoga: 10 to 11 a.m. at Lake Jackson, 250 Circle Way, Lake Jackson. All experience levels welcome. Bring yoga mat if available. Call 979-415-2590.

4/2/2018 12:18:00 AM
The Facts
LAKE JACKSON — Texas Diversity Magazine, an initiative of the National Diversity Council, selected 45 Houston-area women for their inaugural Power 50 award who “excel in the workforce and are inspiring and influencing other women to do the same ...

4/1/2018 3:10:00 PM
KHNL
LAKE JACKSON, TX (KTRK/CNN) – Let’s call it an Easter egg hunt on steroids. And it’s just for adults. There were eggs filled with candy, but some contained much bigger prizes - tickets for everything from giant TVs to laptops. There were $9,000 worth ...

3/30/2018 5:36:00 PM
KSAT
Selena started singing at a young age and won awards early in her career She started singing Tejano music in her father's restaurant in Lake Jackson, Texas. Her father Abraham taught the family band and named them Los Dinos after his own group from earlier ...

3/30/2018 1:59:00 PM
WHDH
LAKE JACKSON, TX (WHDH) — Hundreds gathered for an adults-only Easter egg hunt in Lake Jackson, Texas. Nearly 1,000 men and woman participated in an Easter egg hunt that involved winning high ticket items like TV’s and laptops. Participants had less ...

3/30/2018 10:55:00 AM
Idaho State Journal
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A National Park Service report says a 23-year-old Utah man who lost his life guiding kayakers on Yellowstone Lake last summer spent at least 30 minutes in the cold water before being pulled out by rescuers. Timothy Conant, of Salt ...

3/30/2018 10:52:00 AM
8 News KULR8
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A National Park Service report says a 23-year-old Utah man who lost his life guiding kayakers on Yellowstone Lake last summer spent at least 30 minutes in the cold water before being pulled out by rescuers. Timothy Conant, of Salt Lake ...

3/30/2018 9:11:00 AM
14 NEWS
LAKE JACKSON, TX (KTRK/CNN) – Let’s call it an Easter egg hunt on steroids. And it’s just for adults. There were eggs filled with candy, but some contained much bigger prizes - tickets for everything from giant TVs to laptops. There were $9,000 worth ...

3/30/2018 5:50:00 AM
KXAN
LAKE JACKSON, Texas (KXAN) - Forget the candy -- the sweet surprises inside the colorful plastic at a Texas adult-only egg hunt were tickets for a variety of prizes from electronics to a Whataburger-for-a-year coupon. Nearly a thousand people headed to ...

3/29/2018 8:43:00 PM
abc13
It's Easter like you've never seen it before: eggs not filled with candy, but tickets for everything from giant TVs to laptops, even Whataburger for an entire year, and it's just for adults. Nearly a thousand grown men and women held the adults-only hunt ...

3/29/2018 5:53:00 AM
USA Patch
LAKE JACKSON, TX — If you're a fan of Whataburger, outdoor gear and electronics, hopefully you bought your ticket and for Lake Jackson's Adult Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. There were 900 tickets sold for the event that happens at McLean Park at 8:30 ...

3/28/2018 3:59:00 PM
Click2Houston
HOUSTON - A Lake Jackson family says they were the victims of an unprovoked attack Tuesday night while driving along Highway 288 near Bellfort Avenue. The Talberts said it was around 9:45 p.m. when their family, including their two young children ...

3/28/2018 11:21:00 AM
Click2Houston
LAKE JACKSON, Texas - The city of Lake Jackson is gearing up for a egg-citing party on Thursday night. It's an Easter egg hunt just for grown-ups! We first told you about the Adult Flashlight Egg Scramble last month. It didn't take long for word to spread.





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