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Galveston County Daily News (Newspaper) - September 5, 2015, Galveston, Texas Texas a amp a no. 15 Arizona state meet for the first time today a b4 hundreds gather to pay tribute to fallen officer Galveston county sheriffs office Deputy Shala Warfield lights a Candle Friday during a Vigil at Gulf greyhound Park in la Marque in Honor of Harris county Deputy Darren Goforth and local Law enforcement. Read More inside. A3 Galveston count the daily news saturday september 5,2015 Fexas oldest newspaper publishing since 1842 Gale $1 just briefly it s a no refusal weekend the Galveston county District attorneys office will work with area Law enforcement on a no refusal labor Day weekend officials said. The no refusal a a weekend will run through monday the labor Day Holiday. In Texas anyone driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 Grams per Decilier or higher is considered legally impaired. Under the no refusal program police officers can seek search warrants for people who Are arrested for driving while intoxicated and refuse the officers request for blood alcohol testing according to a news release. A Shannon Haugh try City will seek fix for deductible Puzzle i he City of league City is vowing to resolve an Issue created by changes in its health care coverage that May have caused some employees to lose their deductibles. The City is changing its health coverage plan to match the fiscal year instead of the Calendar year in order to be in sync with the budget City manager Mark Rohr said. But the change created an Issue for employees who had already reached their deductible amounts for this Calendar year. The switch changed the clock on the deductible he said which meant employees who had met this years deductible would Start Over when coverage changes on oct. I. The City next week will meet with key planners and its health care consultant to find a Resolution he said. A Marissa Harnett High school football week 2 Battle by the Bay captains from the Texas City sting Arees and la Marque cougars gather Friday around referee Jimmy Salinas for the Coin toss before the annual Battle by the Bay football game at Etheredge stadium. Texas City beat la Marque 35-7. For details on All the area High school games and a look ahead at saturdays College games and sundays nil action Check out sports. By Galveston county county come appointed attorney costs in line with slate by Chanour Koop the daily news for the past two years the county has hit budget shortfalls in paying court appointed de sense attorneys investigators psychiatrists and other court profession als. In 2014, commissioners were forced to approve an additional $800, he to cover fees for court professionals. The current budget year is similar. So far the indigent defense Cost Galveston county spends less than the state average on criminal defense for Low income residents according to the Texas indigent defense commission. The figures below do not include spending for child protective service cases or family Law cases. Increase since 2001 Cost per capita state 159 percent $8.63 Galveston 140 percent $8.29 Brazoria 193 percent $6.38 commissioners court has approved spending an extra $430, from the county a Reserve fund to Shore up these at the end of septem expenses and More Ber. Commissioner s will be needed before have complained about the budget year closes unexplained spending increases in the Justice administration department which helps courts operate. I he biggest part of the Justice administration budget comprising up to 3 percent some years is funding Tor indigent defense. I he fees spiked by about half a million dollars during the 2014 budget near. It was the biggest increase in the past four years although tees routinely see indigent j a6 vol. 173, no. I 16 6 45485 00100 today s weather mostly aril sunny,30% Chance of of cd Bio Index bulletin Board. By obituaries. .c6 Faith. A7 opinion. .a4 lotto. A sports. By movies. Is to listings. .b9 inside meals on wheels ministries Dot the county with a7seized amp forfeited assets re Hon previously in Federal programs0 auction assets previously seized by police amp other Federal agencies together with general order inventory such As original Peter Max Tarkay Pissarro Chagall signed Picasso Dali Miro Erie Warhol Large diamonds estate jewelry coins ancient artefacts amp rolex watches Fine Art a jewelry a artefacts re wat monday september 7 a auction 11 00 am / preview 10 30 a hotel Galvez amp spa Galveston. To 2024 seawall blvd a directions 409-765-7721 4 j v Call for info 404-732-4183 a free admission a All Art amp jewelry certified terms Cash Check charge a not affiliated with i any government Agency auctioneer a Levinsohn ii ri6849 j

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