Announcements

With Mommy At Lacenterra

Presented By: Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus  HOUSTON – August 21, 2017 – LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch announces the return of Mondays with Mommy, Presented By: Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. Mondays with Mommy is a monthly program that provides an educational journey for children through the use of music and movement.  LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch is proud to have Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus as a returning sponsor of the Mondays with Mommy program. […]

Whiskey Cake Lives Up To Its Name With Monthly Whiskey Pairing Dinners

Five-course dinner on Aug. 29 KATY, TEXAS (Aug. 21, 2017) – Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar is inviting its whiskey-loving guests to indulge in their next monthly dinner. Each month, Whiskey Cake will deliver an extravagant five-course meal paired with a selected liquor, beer or wine brand. This month’s dinner will kick off on Tuesday, Aug. 29, with a one-of-a-kind menu featuring Old Forester and Woodford Reserve whiskies. Guests will begin with a Galette paired with a Texas Manhattan. The prix fixe […]

Commissioner Christian Tours East Texas RRC Operations

KILGORE-Commissioner Wayne Christian (R -Texas) today toured oil and gas cleanup sites in East Texas while visiting the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) district office in Kilgore. During his visit, Christian emphasized the important work done at the district level to ensure the responsible production of oil and gas. “The Railroad Commission is not simply three commissioners making decisions down in Austin,” said Christian. “It is an agency of hundreds of hardworking men and women across […]

Thank You Sen. Zerwas for Improving the Lives of Texans with Mental Health Challenges

Andrew-Keller

by Andy Keller, PhD, President and CEO, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute This year’s Legislature was one of the most productive ever in terms of helping Texans who suffer from mental illness. Lawmakers passed more than a dozen bills that will improve mental health access and treatment, start modernizing our aging state hospital system, and help break the cycle of repeat jail use, hospitalization and homelessness among our fellow Texans with the most severe and […]

Sen. Cruz Sits Down with Jessica Headley of San Antonio’s KABB Fox 29 In One-on-One Interview

Senator Ted Cruz

Discusses efforts to help the Central Texas economy grow and other national issues SAN ANTONIO, Texas – On Monday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) held a town hall with constituents in New Braunfels, following a tour of Sysco Central Texas, Inc. and delivered remarks at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce luncheon. There, he discussed his priorities for Texas, including repealing and replacing Obamacare, and implementing fundamental tax reform. Later in the day, Sen. Cruz […]

Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas Foundation To Hold Its Twelfth Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Houston, Texas—As many lawyers know, law school can be not only demanding of one’s time and energy, but also on one’s bank account. Fortunately, the Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas Foundation (MABATx Foundation) will host its Twelfth Annual Scholarship Luncheon benefitting Hispanic law students. The Luncheon will be held Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel located in downtown Houston. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding law students who best exemplify leadership, commitment, justice, […]

Small Acreage Management Series

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Fort Bend County will conduct a three-part series of small acreage management programs and workshops beginning in September. These workshops will each have different subject-matter material, but all are geared toward small acreage landowners with up to 50 acres.  However, you do not have to be a small acreage landowner to attend.  Anyone is welcome. The first workshop, “Introduction to Pasture Management”, will be held on Saturday, […]

Texas Economy Adds 19,600 Jobs in July

AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas economy expanded for the 13th consecutive month with the addition of 19,600 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in July. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent, down from 4.6 percent in June. Annual employment growth for Texas was 2.4 percent, which was double the annual growth rate as compared to a year ago. “Texas employers created 293,400 jobs over the past year and the dynamic Texas economy continues to provide […]

RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ Aug. 15 Conference

AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $949,983 in fines involving 323 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ conference earlier this week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety. Three operators were assessed $202,376 in six oil & gas protested enforcement dockets that went to hearing. The final orders for dockets 7B-0294231; 7B-0298247; 09-0295358; 7B-0297022; 7B-0302496 and 03-0302351 can be […]

Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce presents Fulshear Simonton Texas Opry

Saturday, November 11, 2017 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce presents the Fulshear Simonton Texas Opry Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.  The opry will be held at the Churchill Fulshear High School Theatre located at 9302 Bois D’Arc Ln in Fulshear and will be hosted by Miss Texas-United States Shannon Dresser with comedy provided by Larry “Booger Lee” Etheridge.  Featured artists include Mary Sarah, Pauline Reese, Freddie […]