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Galveston County Daily News (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Galveston, Texas League City couple among astros fans at Hall of Fame weekend a a8 Galveston count the daily news monday july 2/, 2015 in As oldest newspaper publishing since ir12 is shelter Shutterbug Rhonda Tipton uses her photographic talents to help find new Homes for cats Anc dogs St i Jan Zueva thi daily Nev Jeri Kinnear is the new Board president of the Galveston historical foundation. Historical High Cotton for Kinnear Stuart Villanueva he i Hiiva Hies Rhonda Tipton a Volunteer at the league City animal shelter gets a kiss from Dolly a Yorkie mix in need of a Home at the shelter. Tipton photographs the animals to help them get adopted faster. By Robert Stanton correspondent after working 18 years in the in for mation technology Field Rhonda Tipton suddenly found herself among the ranks of the unemployed after her Layoff in 2011. Rather than Wallow in worry the Pearland resident seized the Pink slip As a Chance to pursue what she loves to do rather than what she had to do at her it jobs. It turned out to be one the Best deck Sions Shes Ever made she said. Tipton has combined her enjoyment of photography with her love for animals at the league City animal shelter where she takes pictures of dogs and cats to help them get adopted. See photos a4 in Quot in i 4 w online a find a link to Tipton s shelter animals photo work on Facebook at Gal news. Com. For More information Call the animal shelter at 281 -554-1377, email Tipton at rtiptonl2@gmail.com or visit her website at Rhonda Tipton a Volunteer at the league City animal shelter photographs Dolly a Yorkie mix in need of a Home at the shelter. Inside new Galveston historical foundation Hoard president outlines slate of projects by Bronwyn Turner correspondent i lie premiere of a bubonic plague history project a music Lilied heritage festival and museum makeovers Are among the projects tasking Galveston historical foundations new Board president Jeri Kinnear. For the longtime Community worker this is historical High Cotton a atm excited because the i fishmeal foun Dation is an incredible organization a said Kinnear speaking from her Home office in Galveston. A its phenomenal in All the things it Kinnear was selected 2015-2016 Board president july i at the foundations annual meeting. Along with the election of new officers the event included the presentation of the spirit award to Joe Willhelm and presidents awards to volunteers f red Huddleston and Butch Kenworthy. A your future is Bright and we have exciting things in store a Kinnear told the crowd gathered at the 1880 Garten ver Ein. She praised the work of executive director Dwayne Jones the emf stall and hundreds of volunteers for their part in a a growing and Ever evolving exciting organization where the history of Galveston is the Kinnear was first drawn to the i fishmeal foundation in 2008, serving on the Board As the organization worked to recover i rom Hurricane Ike. It was one of several Volun see Kinnear a4 a a list of upcoming Galveston historical foundation projects �a4 Sandra Bland Case a photo a. It Sullivan Sylvester Nunn leans against his pickup and talks about growing up in Waller county on wednesday in Hempstead. Nunn Sells produce from the Back of his truck along the Highway a generations old summer tradition. Waller county has history of racial tension by Michael Graczyk associated press a Hempstead in the searing i of degree t exas heat Sylvester Nunn uses three worn Beach umbrellas to protect himself and the produce piled in the bed of his old Chevy pickup truck As he carries on a generations old summer tradition. The 78-year-old is Selling watermelons by the Roadside just outside Hempstead where the perfect combination of Sandy soil and rainfall make this the Watermelon capital of Texas. During the first half of the 20th Century the area was the nations largest shipper of the Sweet red fruit. But its a More troubling Trade lion a of racial strife a that has resurfaced Here in the Days since a Black woman named Sandra Bland died in the county jail after a traffic Stop by a White state vol. 173, no. 107 6 ,45485 00100 i is in today s weather a Vav. A mostly sunny 20% Chance rain a air Index bulletin Board.b2 obituaries.�?z.b7 opinion.b4 lotto. A2 sports. A movies a9 to listings a6 trooper. Video of the confrontational Stop ignited Long simmering Pas Sions and caused some Blacks to raise their guard around Law enforcement in Waller county and the county seat of i Hempstead once known As a six shooter Junction because of White supremacist violence in the 18 x s. A a in be lived Here my whole life a see tension i As inside capt. Joe Kent says offshore fishing was on fire sunday with lighter winds. Read his reel report air Galveston

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