Texas Corrections Officer Rapes Woman TWICE…Gets Probation

28 May 2017, 1:01 pm

Jason D. Holmes is a former correctional officer in Texas. He was formerly employed at the Texas Department Criminal Justice’s hospital in Galveston. In 2015, an inmate at the hospital made a criminal complaint that Mr. Holmes sexually assaulted her twice.... Read More »

High levels of fecal bacteria no longer reported in water off Galveston beach

28 May 2017, 12:48 pm

GALVESTON, Texas - The latest round of lab results have canceled all Texas Beach Watch advisories in Galveston County and swimmers should not be discouraged, according to county health officials. On Saturday, a handful of test samples obtained from the ...... Read More »

Galveston County Animal Resource Center pets of the week

27 May 2017, 3:36 pm

For more information, call 409-948-2485 or visit www.arcpets.org. These and other pets are available at the Galveston County Animal Resource Center, 3412 25th Ave. N., in Texas City.... Read More »

Teaching the next generation: Third graders, Texas Veterans honor fallen heroes

26 May 2017, 12:43 pm

The group, from Texas City ISD’s Heights Elementary School’s Adopt-A-Veteran Program, spent their last day of school honoring local Veterans buried in the Galveston County Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock Texas. Although Veterans are buried ...... Read More »

Beach water fecal bacteria high: How to stay safe at Texas beaches

26 May 2017, 12:37 pm

It’s a concern for the Galveston County Health District. Texas Beach Watch also reported the fecal bacteria level is high in Corpus Christi. With peak beach season on the horizon, district workers can be seen scooping up samples to test for a bacteria ...... Read More »

High levels of fecal bacteria reported along Texas coast

26 May 2017, 8:46 am

According to Texas Beach Watch, right now there are high levels of fecal bacteria around beaches in Corpus Christi and Galveston. Texas Beach Watch is a program under the Texas General Land Office that monitors the water levels all along the Texas coast.... Read More »

Former corrections officers gets probation for having sex with an inmate at a Galveston hospital

26 May 2017, 5:32 am

The incident happened in 2015 at the Texas Department Criminal Justice's hospital in Galveston, 809 Harborside Drive. He was dismissed from his post at the hospital after the victim reported the offense. IN-DEPTH DETAILS: How a female inmate was left naked ...... Read More »

Galveston Sandcastle Competition Set to Carve Out Sandy Success

26 May 2017, 4:17 am

And during the event, the participants can be seen stretched across the Galveston beachfront ... featuring entrants that carved out sandy success on the Texas Gulf Coast. Each year, judging of the sculptures is based on originality of concept, the ability ...... Read More »

Galveston man accused of luring, raping 7-year-old girl at his apartment

24 May 2017, 4:28 pm

GALVESTON, Texas - A Galveston man was arrested after a 7-year-old girl claimed he lured her into his apartment and then sexually assaulted her, according to court documents. The incident was reported Saturday afternoon at an apartment complex in the 7300 ...... Read More »

11 of the Best Things to do in Galveston, Texas

19 May 2017, 3:50 am

One of the state’s best vacation destinations, Galveston boasts the perfect combination outdoor recreation and cultural attractions. Located just 50 miles west of Houston, Galveston is home to 32 miles of picturesque coastline and a wealth of enticing ...... Read More »

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