Houston’s Historic ALCS Meltdown: An Astro-nomical Downfall

The 2023 ALCS's intrastate duel added a spark even before Game 1's inaugural pitch. As the days unfolded, the intensity reached its boiling point. In the gripping 2023 ALCS, the Texas Rangers experienced a heart-wrenching defeat in Game 5 due to Jose Altuve's game-changing homer. However, Bruce Bochy's squad from Arlington quickly rebounded, besting the Houston Astros with a commanding 9-2 triumph in Sunday's Game 6 at Minute Maid Park. They...

Officials Check Beach Bacteria for Public Health

The Texas Beach Watch program by the Texas General Land Office oversees 172 locations across 61 of the state's recreational beaches. From March to October, which is the main beach season, the Texas GLO tests water samples weekly. They test for a specific bacteria indicating fecal contamination, which might result in local authorities advising the public against swimming in affected areas. "Our health department collects samples daily, and you'll...

North Beach Canal Design: Update Given to Residents and City Leaders

The city-appointed contractor is presenting a plan to address the drainage problem on North Beach. This plan involves designing a canal to span from one end of North Beach to the other, allowing for efficient water drainage during heavy rainfall. The city has allocated just over $14 million for this project. Lynn Frazier, a North Beach Community Association board member and a developer who initially proposed the canal system idea to the city,...

NIH Grant Supports Alzheimer’s Research at Texas A&M-Kingsville

Dr. Haeyoung Kim, a professor at Texas A&M Kingsville, has been awarded a grant exceeding half a million dollars from the National Institutes of Health. This funding aims to investigate how the brain self-repairs to prevent age-associated conditions such as Alzheimer's, dementia, and Parkinson's disease. "Daily, our DNA undergoes significant damage. Your brain and mine are experiencing DNA damage from external influences," commented Dr. Kim....

Ingleside ISD Temporarily Without NARCAN Due to Backorder

Ingleside ISD is implementing NARCAN on campuses to combat drug overdoses, but they've encountered a hurdle. Scott Kilgore, the Director of Safety and Student Services for Ingleside ISD, mentioned that while the district has ordered NARCAN, they were informed recently that due to high demand across the state, the shipment will be delayed for another 30-45 days. "As a parent, I'm comforted knowing that if something happens to my child, he will...
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