West Columbia

  • News

    July 18, 2013

    Guns and Texans

    Lots of people bring their guns to Houston airports.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Former West Columbia Police Chief, Charged with Swiping Pills, Now Investigated for Child Porn and Sexual Assault

    Five months after former West Columbia Police Chief Michael Palmer was charged with a third-degree felony for both drug possession and tampering with evidence, investigators are looking into additional allegations of child sexual assault and child pornography. First reported on The Facts, Brazoria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2012

    Houston 101: Will Hogg, Houston's Forgotten, Eccentric and Downright Badass Philanthropist

    What better time than Memorial Day to remember Will Hogg, the man who founded Memorial Park? If that (and the Arboretum) was all Will Hogg gave Houston, that would rank as one of the grandest local legacies anyone has ever achieved. But Will Hogg did so much more. He founded and developed River Oa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Undercover Narc Nails Big Bust At Rural High School

    ​West Columbia is about 45 miles southwest of here; don't feel too bad if you haven't heard of it. The Brazoria County town has about 4,300 residents, 16 of whom are facing drug charges after an undercover operation in the local high school.A school-district cop went undercover at the school in Ja ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 29, 2005

    Git'r Spun!

    Countrified DJ Jester the Filipino Fist is the stand-up comedian of scratchers

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Medley Fool

    DJ Jester mixes and mashes up Willie Nelson, Ice-T, the Carpenters and LL Cool J

  • News

    March 27, 2003

    Fostering Abuse

    Did something go very wrong at Gloria and Kenny Rogers’s group home in Brazoria County? Or are they and their kids victims of a power-hungry CPS?

  • News

    January 23, 2003

    Showdown at the Bar X

    There ain't enough room in this town for Helen Phillips and her enemies

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    DJ Jester

    Friday, December 20

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Raw Roots

    Excavations for plantation artifacts - and the real truth - are unraveling the genteel gloss covering Texans' old notions about the slave era here

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Coming to No Good End

    Undertaker Jay Herman shot his lover, Edwina Prosen, to death in 1991. That's the only thing he and her family have agreed on since.

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Murky Water

    State Senator Buster Brown wants to make Lake Jackson safe for development. Guess who's one of the developers.