News HeadlinesColumbia High West Columbia, TX News

Columbia High School News Submitted by Alumni

Columbia High School News From Around The Web

Columbia High School student arrested for possession of a handgun at football game  KHOU.com

WEST COLUMBIA, Texas - A Columbia High School student was arrested Friday night for possession of a handgun. Columbia-Brazoria ISD Police responded to ...



Columbia, Sweeny powerlifters eager for state meet | Sports  Brazosport Facts

Columbia junior Richie Garza has been to the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Class 4A State Championships before. Sweeny senior Brady Byrd ...



Bulldogs push through for Area championship | Sports  Brazosport Facts

The 23/24-4A Area Track and Field Championships at Griggs Field turned out to be pretty exciting all the way to the end Wednesday.



Drug raid causes a stir at Columbia High  Houston Chronicle

Drug raid nets 16 students at Columbia High$LINEBREAK$Teens arrested after an undercover operation on campus , police on Friday arrested 16 students ...



Ima Hogg's brooch recovered, 2 arrested | News  Brazosport Facts

West Columbia police recovered a historically significant brooch stolen from Varner-Hogg Plantation and arrested two people suspected of the theft, according to ...



Percy Ware  Fort Bend Herald

Funeral services for Percy Ware, 59 of West Columbia will be Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Greater New Prospect Baptist Church, 14020 W.



Columbia, Sweeny high schools' new principals already in the groove  Brazosport Facts

New principals get in the school-year groove in Brazoria County.



Columbia pushes its way to region tournament | Sports  Brazosport Facts

Playing about as physical as any opponent wants to play the Columbia Lady Necks showed some grit against Fulshear on Friday in a 2-0 victory in the Class 4A ...



Authorities seeking three men in bank robbery  Brazosport Facts

BRAZORIA — Three men robbed First National Bank at 100 East San Bernard Street around 9 a.m. today, officials said.



Angleton, Brazosport, Columbia-Brazoria, Danbury and Sweeny ISDs rip system  Brazosport Facts

Provisional accountability ratings for public schools released Friday do not accurately forecast district or campus performance ratings and should be considered ...



Brazosport football coach put on leave  Brazosport Facts

Brazosport head football coach/associate athletic director Michael Ferrell has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.



Update: Danbury man charged in woman's shooting  Brazosport Facts

DANBURY — A 36-year-old Danbury man has been charged in connection with a shooting at a home in the city.



Lady 'Necks split at own tourney  Brazosport Facts

Opening the 11th Robert “Bob” Ducroz Memorial Tournament on Thursday, the Columbia Lady Necks went 1-1 on the basketball court.



With help and support, Wagner making it through tough times  Brazosport Facts

Taking it a day at a time, Columbia Lady 'Neck volleyball coach Katy Wagner is managing as the anniversary of the death of her husband J.R. Wagner ...



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



Ships win 24-4A track title | Sports  Brazosport Facts

Despite trailing Sweeny by 42 points following Wednesday's field events, Brazosport surged past the Bulldogs in Thursday's running finals to claim the District ...



Reward offered for info on bank robbers | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

BRAZORIA — Brazoria County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three men who robbed First National ...



Will Texas decriminalize marijuana this year? There is growing support.  Brazosport Facts

Sydney Sigler says her probation officer shows up at her house randomly to confirm she lives where she claims. She's not allowed to leave McLennan County, ...



Texas Senate unanimously passes $5,000 teacher pay raises | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

The Texas Senate on Monday unanimously passed a bill that would provide $5000 annual pay raises for full-time classroom teachers and librarians, at a cost of ...



Housing facility for homeless veterans open for residents | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

A castle archway stands at the entrance to the Capitol Veterans Residence in West Columbia, providing comfort and safe haven to its guests before visitors have ...



Brazoswood wrestlers hoping for successful season | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

Coming off a season that saw the Buccaneers boast a program-best 42 wrestlers, finish fourth in a loaded 16-team district and send two athletes to college, the ...



Brazoria team works against the clock  Chron

COLUMBIA LAKES - The rain had stopped; the sun, finally, emerged from the sky. While Houston began the slow process of drying out, water continued to surge ...



Some BISD campuses to serve free meals | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

Students at seven Brazosport ISD campuses will have the opportunity to enjoy free breakfast and lunch throughout the school year.



Weapon found at Angleton High School | News  Brazosport Facts

A weapon found in an empty car at Angleton High School led to a student being taken into custody for bringing the item onto campus, the district announced ...



Texas Tribune hosts Speaker Bonnen at Brazosport College  Brazosport Facts

Hundreds of Texans from near and far gathered at Dow Academic Center at Brazosport College to watch The Texas Tribune moderate a conversation with ...



2 Brazoria County men now facing federal sex trafficking charges  Brazosport Facts

Federal charges have replaced local ones in two separate Brazoria County cases involving men accused of selling minors into prostitution.



More than 40 roads blocked off due to Brazoria County flooding  KHOU.com

BRAZOS COUNTY, Texas – The rising Brazos River has crested near Rosharon but is now steadily rising farther south.



Fiber brings faster internet to Brazoria | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

BRAZORIA — This small town is well on its way to having one of the fastest internet connections in Brazoria County. Btel, the telecommunications provider that ...



Brazoria County's smaller police departments face hiring, retention challenges  Brazosport Facts

Despite area city managers and police chiefs citing difficulties hiring and retaining officers due to pay and a declining number of applicants, most local ...



La Casona, Columbia Lakes owners eyeing leasing deal  Brazosport Facts

La Casona owner Noe Gallardo confirmed he is negotiating with Columbia Lakes Country Club owners on a lease agreement for the resort's clubhouse.



BREAKING: Person killed in bus accident  Brazosport Facts

One person died after a bus of contractors flipped Tuesday afternoon on Texas Highway 36 in Freeport, police said.



Robert Vincent McCarthy, Jr. | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Robert Vincent McCarthy, Jr., 86, of Columbia passed away on August 1st, 2018. He was born in Columbia to the late Robert, Sr. and Margaret Hohenadel ...



Columbia exchange student makes state tennis tourney | Sports  Brazosport Facts

WEST COLUMBIA — As an exchange student from Germany, there were many things Hannah Hess needed to familiarize herself with when she enrolled at ...



Man burgled from behind fridge | News  Brazosport Facts

A man who is accused of burglarizing his Lake Jackson neighbor's apartment by cutting out the sheet rock between their walls is the same man who allegedly ...



July 4th weekend full of activities | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

What's red, white and blue all over? Probably the intrepid partiers of Brazoria County after they get done swimming, running, eating, riding, boating and dancing ...



100 Club recognizes outstanding officers | News  Brazosport Facts

In any given year, Brazoria County peace officers can encounter and respond to a mass school shooting and a man attempting to set himself on fire. Both were ...



BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL: Former Roughneck doing well on the sideline  Brazosport Facts

Growing up in West Columbia, Rod Blount knew one day he was going to be standing on the sidelines coaching football.



County officials to monitor Brazos River | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

BRAZORIA — County officials will be monitoring the Brazos River closely over the next week or two because of the rainfall pouring into the Brazos River ...



OUR VIEWPOINT: Hospital land purchase shows UTMB commitment  Brazosport Facts

The decision by the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District to buy 177 acres of prime real estate off Highway 288 is great news for residents who like to get as many ...



67-year-old convicted of assaulting woman with Down syndrome  Brazosport Facts

A Brazoria County jury found Charles Patrick Laroche guilty on one count of aggravated sexual assault of a disabled person and acquitted him on the other ...



Grading teachers is about to get better, administrators say  Brazosport Facts

Every August as teachers head back to the classroom, they sit through days of training that include learning about the newest grading system, how to enter ...



Obituary: Joan Hogentogler, 79, Of Avon  Avon, CT Patch

Obituary: Joan Hogentogler, 79, Of Avon - Avon, CT - "Joan enjoyed gardening, cooking, and antiquing; but most of all spending time with her grandchildren..."



Princess Tea Party at Angleton High School | News  Brazosport Facts

Young ladies got to mingle and take pictures with their favorite fairy-tale princesses Jan. 26 during the Angleton High School choir's annual Princess Tea Party ...



State program sinks thousands of drivers into debt  Brazosport Facts

On a Friday afternoon in late June, Cassandra Pappas showed up at a municipal building in northeast Austin with hopes she would be able to reclaim a final ...



Angleton ISD holds most diverse Digital Showcase | News  Brazosport Facts

Angleton ISD keeps up with the times and technology in the classroom, and their annual Digital Showcase proves that to parents and the community.



Columbia Lakes owners to shut down operations | News  Brazosport Facts

The Columbia Lakes Country Club will be closing, owners Dr. Philip and Geneva Voltz and the club's advisory board told a crowd of about 250 people Tuesday ...



Stout, Peltier key role players for Danbury | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

DANBURY — A couple of key cogs on the Danbury Lady Panthers volleyball squad, Brenna Stout and Miranda Peltier, are helping the team come into its own ...



3 dead, 1 critically hurt in head-on collision  Brazosport Facts

WEST COLUMBIA — Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating the cause of an accident that left three people dead and one man in critical ...



I'm Proud to Support Narda Chisholm-Greene and Mike Laskowski, Advocates for All  TAPinto.net

I am proud to endorse Narda Chisholm-Greene and her running mate Mike Laskowski for the Board of Education of the Maplewood and South Orange School ...



Bulldogs headed to Bellville for last nondistrict game  Brazosport Facts

With their undefeated record in tow, the Sweeny Bulldogs will travel to Bellville tonight for their final nondistrict game of the season. The Bulldogs, 4-0 and ...



Rollover second major accident on FM 2611 in two days  Brazosport Facts

No one was injured Saturday when an SUV rolled over on FM 2611 near the intersection with CR 316. The crash was the farm to market road's second in as.



Major accident on FM 2611 sends one to hospital  Brazosport Facts

One woman was airlifted Friday morning to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston following a car crash on FM 2611, police said.



Mascots motivated by smiles | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

In the Angleton ISD History Center at Angleton High School, Linda Winder has roomfuls of Wildcat memorabilia. Mascot costumes, paw-print shirts, logos with ...



Hispanic Heritage Festival brings community resources and fun  Brazosport Facts

CLUTE. Hosting Sunday's Hispanic Heritage Family Festival inside Clute Intermediate School seemed fitting considering 75 percent of the student body is ...



Flying club aims to heighten interest in county aviation  Brazosport Facts

ANGLETON — Herb Ross loves Houston traffic — when he gets to fly over it.



Special needs prom brings out first responders, community leaders  Brazosport Facts

FREEPORT — The sound of cheers and applause broke into the air as volunteers and first responders greeted a line of teenagers with special needs as they ...



Desal plant project slowed, Brazos River pipeline nearing completion  Brazosport Facts

The project's first structure expected to begin construction is a 10 million-gallon water storage tank within the water authority's plant site on FM 2004, but officials ...



Surfside to host St Patrick's Day parade | News  Brazosport Facts

SURFSIDE BEACH — A sea of green will roll across Surfside Beach this weekend when the village's annual St. Patrick's Day parade returns to deck out the ...



Senior, sophomore leading Brazoswood swimming | Sports  Brazosport Facts

As the Brazoswood swim team heads into its annual holiday break, with its own meet and the district championship on the horizon, senior Maira Sulin and ...



20 Brazoria County officials sworn in Tuesday | News  Brazosport Facts

Whether it was the first time a Brazoria County elected official took the oath of office, like it was for 412th District Court Judge Justin Gilbert Tuesday, or the 12th.



Police beat for Nov. 8, 2018 | News  Brazosport Facts

Man faces indecency with a child charge. An Odessa man is in Brazoria County jail after he was indicted for a March 2017 incident when he was indecent in the ...



Young karter living the life of a racer  Brazosport Facts

At 13 years old, Branyon Tiner sounds like a pretty experienced go-kart racer. He started as an 8-year-old and has been nothing but a sponge since then.



Holiday Lakes orders residents to evacuate (12:45 p.m. Saturday update)  Brazosport Facts

This file will be routinely updated with the latest information on Tropical Depression Harvey, which is expected to make landfall on the Texas Coast this ...



McKendree Sweeps Division I Opponents Southern Illinois and Saint Louis  Swimming World Magazine

(O'FALLON, Ill., Oct. 20) – The McKendree University swimming and diving program hosted four teams in a meet on Saturday afternoon. The men's team swam ...



Winter Weather Alerts for Jan. 16, 2018 | Free Share | thefacts.com  Brazosport Facts

As winter weather continues to impact Brazoria County today, here's what we know:



Varsity Brands Names Finalists In 2018 School Spirit Awards  PR Newswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, presented by Drillstack, has named finalists for its 2018 School Spirit ...



The Price of Admission  Texas Tribune

In Texas, public high schools with fewer “economically disadvantaged” students and more “college-ready” students tend to send a greater percentage of their ...



Skimmers steal card information at TDECU ATMs | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

Criminals used “skimmer” devices to steal debit card information from people using TDECU cash machines in Freeport on at least two recent occasions, Police ...



Garage fire severely damages Lake Jackson home | News  Brazosport Facts

LAKE JACKSON — Firefighters worked on extinguishing a blaze Wednesday evening that substantially damaged a house and garage near the intersection of ...



State to remove misleading fish consumption signs at Old Brazos River  Brazosport Facts

Texas Parks and Wildlife officials will remove the existing signs at the Freeport Municipal Park and replace them with signs warning them not to eat certain fish ...



Officials break ground on Angleton ISD Aquatic Center  Brazosport Facts

ANGLETON — Head Swim Coach Danny Huffman said he is putting about 150 students per day through the Angleton High School pool, which shows the ...



Students In The News  Brazosport Facts

Alvin Community College President Christal M. Albrecht, right gives the President's Award to student Denise Aviles of Angleton during Awards Day on April 29.



BRAZORIA COUNTY STRONG: Holiday Lakes continues rebuilding efforts  Brazosport Facts

The Brazos River topped its banks last spring, leaving water in an estimated 85 percent of the town's homes. The 9 1/2 inches of water that poured into City Hall.



Students past and present take one final look at Jane Long  Brazosport Facts

The walls of Jane Long Elementary are set to come tumbling down this summer to make room for its replacement campus, Freeport Elementary, but the doors ...



Abigail shout outs for March 20, 2019 | Brazos Living  Brazosport Facts

See how the community reached out to support Abigail Arias through Shout Outs this week.



History marches on at Old Fort Velasco | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

The battle was fierce at Old Fort Velasco as a four-masted ship sailed up the beach, a company of soldiers fired on the fort and a band of defenders held.



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Justin Gilbert to become 412th District Court Judge  Brazosport Facts

Lake Jackson attorney Justin Gilbert breezed to a decisive victory in the Republican Party primary runoff to serve on the 412th District bench, all but assuring he ...



Altitude H2O obstacle course opens in Rosharon | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

ROSHARON — More than a dozen inflatable obstacles floating like giant puzzle pieces on the water at Altitude H2O-Houston were no impediment to fun for ...



North county sees 2 deadly wrecks in 24 hours | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

ALVIN — A 10-year-old girl and an Alvin High School student are dead following an Easter weekend that saw two fatal collisions 6 miles apart in a 24-hour ...



2 arrested in connection with body found in Lake Jackson  Brazosport Facts

LAKE JACKSON — Two men have been charged with murder in connection with the death of a La Marque man whose body was found near a Brazos River boat ...



County diffuses anger over Memorial Day fireworks | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

By a 4-1 vote during a meeting Tuesday, county commissioners approved an amendment proposed by Precinct 4 Commissioner David Linder that kept the ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 8/12  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Former Alvin ISD teacher gets 30 years for sex assault of student  Brazosport Facts

ANGLETON — A former Alvin ISD middle school teacher and coach will spend up to 30 years in prison after a jury determined he sexually assaulted a female ...



Knights of Columbus have many more fish to fry  Brazosport Facts

Knights of Columbus fry fish and provide entertainment at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Lake Jackson each Friday during Lent to raise money for local ...



Pastor Dale Frankum leaves legacy of love | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

BRAZORIA — A guiding light went dark with the death of Pastor Dale Frankum, a community leader whose good works went far beyond the walls of the Brazoria ...



Brazosport ISD, Dow partnership provides unique internship for young adults  Brazosport Facts

Thanks to a partnership between Brazosport ISD, Dow Chemical Co., Texas Workforce Solutions and Vocational Guidance Services, nine students know exactly ...



Bulldogs punch ticket to state tournament | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

Sweeny dusted itself off from a heartbreaking loss in the series opener to sweep Frederisckburg and punch its ticket to the Class 4A state baseball tournament.



Brazos River flood to be worst in six decades, officials say  Brazosport Facts

ROSHARON — Residents near the Brazos River who saw their homes and property overwhelmed by water after last Memorial Day are likely to see a repeat of ...



Grand jury indicts Danbury secretary; theft charge upgraded to felony  Brazosport Facts

A grand jury on Thursday indicted City Secretary Jenny Brogger, upgraded her theft by a public servant charge to a first-degree felony, and increased the ...



Police seize 68 grams of cocaine in Lake Jackson  Brazosport Facts

A major supplier of cocaine in Lake Jackson was apprehended Friday when authorities serving a search warrant found him in possession of 68 grams of the ...



Clute man hopes Little League fields stay put  Brazosport Facts

CLUTE — Two men with strong ties to Clute are hoping more Little League memories can be built at the same place they have been for decades.



Lake Jackson Mayors gather to reminisce and celebrate  Brazosport Facts

Before the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra “City of Enchantment” concert March 3 to celebrate Lake Jackson's 75th anniversary, four former mayors sat down ...



Older shopping centers breathe new life in Angleton  Brazosport Facts

A pair of older shopping centers that sit along the city's main east-to-west artery have had new life breathed into them.



Despite property owners association objections, Oyster Creek council OKs resident replat request  Brazosport Facts

OYSTER CREEK — A resident of the city's extra-territorial jurisdiction can now combine his two pieces of property into one plat, despite objections from his ...



Updates for January 27, 2018 | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

Updates is a twice-weekly feature to give readers the latest information on stories they have seen in The Facts. If you have a story you would like to see updated,



It's been called a 'nightmare house' on Zillow. Here's the real story behind it.  Sacramento Bee

The story behind a mysterious ad on Zillow for a Cayce, S.C., house is revealed. Meet the home's tenant.



Clute police searching for teen runaway | Free Share  Brazosport Facts

Police are asking for help in locating a 16-year-old Clute girl who is believed to be a runaway, authorities say.



Chevron Phillips celebrates opening of Old Ocean polyethylene units  Brazosport Facts

Petrochemical industry leaders on Friday gathered in Old Ocean to celebrate the opening of two new polyethylene units that they said will support hundreds of ...



Signing Off: Angleton celebrates Police Chief David Ashburn's career, retirement  Brazosport Facts

ANGLETON — A final radio call followed by a standing ovation Thursday celebrated 35 years of dedicated *service* from Angleton Police Chief David Ashburn.



News headlines by Google News for Columbia High School West Columbia TX

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Columbia . This site has been created to offer a place for CHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Columbia High West Columbia, TX alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.