The Matagorda Ship Channel was re-opened Tuesday after a dredge barge was grounded Monday night.
Residents among the marshes, oyster reefs, islands and beaches of Matagorda Bay live in what is considered to be an idealized estuary, along with copious charismatic species.
The Coast Guard rescued two stranded fisherman via helicopter Thursday morning after they became stranded in East Matagorda Bay while fishing, the agency said in a news release.
At first, physicians thought the Vibrio infection that would claim Jerry Sebek’s life was sunburn or heat exhaustion.
A 10-year-old girl was found dead Monday morning about a half-mile downstream from Bay City’s Riverside Park.
The National Audubon Society is proposing between $10 million and $40 million be used to create barrier islands in Matagorda Bay and another $820,000 be used to increase the size of Chester Island.
The Matagorda Bay Foundation has hired its first executive director, an important step toward growing its environmental stewardship, advocacy, education and community support.
A Palacios man was arrested Nov. 8 after the Matagorda County Narcotics Task Force executed a search and arrest warrant and found an assortment of guns, explosive devices and drugs.
Underneath the stadium lights of Minute Maid Park and in front of thousands of Astros fan, Kaylise Irizarry took a deep breath and sang the national anthem on Saturday for Game 2 of the American League Division Series.
PALACIOS — In 2015 Yen Tran and her husband decided to reopen her late brother’s convenience store, The Point in Palacios, after it sat boarded up for a few years.
Two men have been arrested in connection with the theft of bronze headstone markers in a Van Vleck cemetery, according to a news release by the Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that Texas will receive $13 million in grant funding from the federal government for the rebuilding of commercial and recreational fishing industries affected by Hurricane Harvey.
The Crossroads stands to gain a piece of the $360 million Congress recently allocated toward improving shipping in areas affected by natural disasters.
A Tidehaven Independent School District student died Friday on campus, according to a news release from the school district.
The Sargent Swing Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Matagorda County was hit by a barge Thursday night and was closed to vehicle traffic Friday.
Details of a shooting involving a Matagorda County Sheriff's Office deputy have been released.
The state's top law enforcement agency is investigating a shooting in Matagorda County that involved a sheriff's deputy and a 21-year-old man.
Calhoun County fishermen believe they are not being informed on the effects of the oil that has made its way south from a shipwreck in the Houston Ship Channel.
A woman and at least one of her three children were ejected from a vehicle early Monday night following a head-on crash near Bay City.
A dog owner wants justice after her 11-month-old Labrador was shot, killed and left to die by an officer of the Palacios Police Department last week.
The Matagorda County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for enrollment into Class 14 of the Citizens Law Enforcement Academy.
Van Vleck High School took part in the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women campaign this week.
A 41-year-old Bay City man was killed in a one-vehicle wreck Tuesday night near Bay City.
The annual Zielonka-Hahn Reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Markham Community Center, located on Broadway Street in Markham. Relatives and descendants of Steve Zielonka and Sophie Hahn are invited to attend. Steve and Sophie were married April 20, 1915, in Cuero and raised 11 chil…
• Clean up mouse and rat urine, droppings and nesting materials with a disinfectant or a mixture of bleach and water (mix 1 cups of household bleach with 1 gallon of water. Smaller amounts can be made with 1 part bleach and 9 parts water.)
Graci Huddleston represented the state of Texas as a voting delegate and was elected honorary national vice president 2013-14 representing the Southern Division of the Junior Auxiliary of the American Legion at the National Convention in Houston on Aug. 24.
Across the trailer of Barbara Shake's early model Ford pickup, an iridescent "fish" decal shimmers in the sunlight.
SEADRIFT - On Saturday, Margie Ames, of Bay City, waited for word about her 62-year-old husband, Joe Ames, in the living room of their second home in Seadrift.
Navy Seaman Recruit The Uy A. Nguyen recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Ill.
Four people were rescued from the water Friday after the pleasure cruiser they were on capsized about a mile off shore near Pass Cavallo, said a spokesman with the Corpus Christi Coast Guard.
Navy Seaman Recruit Sheldon M. Soileau recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Henry James (Hank) Egan graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy on May 29 with a degree in systems engineering management and receives his commission as second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force.
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