WGU Texas Recognizes Veterans Day with up to $75,000 in Scholarships for Veterans, Military Service Members, and their Families   

 Nonprofit, online university to award up to 25 scholarships AUSTIN, TEXAS – (Nov. 12, 2018) To honor all those who have served our country, nonprofit, online WGU Texas is offering up to $75,000 in scholarships for veterans, active-duty military, reservists, and military family members who want to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in high-demand fields including IT, business, K-12 education, and health professions, including nursing. Applications are now being accepted through December 31, 2018, for the WGU […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘We Pause to Honor the Selfless Service and Unyielding Courage of the Men and Women of Our Armed Forces’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement in observance of Veterans Day: “This Veterans Day, we pause to honor the selfless service and unyielding courage of the men and women of our Armed Forces. We say ‘thank you’ to every brave soldier, sailor, airman, marine, and coast guardsman who pledge themselves to the defense of our nation, our Constitution, and our way of life. “The Lone Star State is home […]

Recent Rosenberg Animal Control/Shelter Advisory Board Achievements Exemplify Positive Effects Of The Passage Of No-Kill Resolution.

With support from a majority of the members of the Animal Advisory Board, several foundational improvements have been made in the last three months despite strong resistance from staff members. According to the published minutes on the city website, the animal advisory board has diligently met five times in three months to discuss and review recurring operational issues. Recommendations were made with the goal of removing inconsistencies and confusions in order to reach a live […]

Levy Park Holiday Festival set for Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 with Music, Market and Children’s’ Events  

Come out to Levy Park for the Levy Park Holiday Festival Dec. 1-2 with music, food, shopping, crafts, photo booths and an ugly sweater contest for dogs.

HOUSTON, November 6, 2018 – Levy Park, located in the Upper Kirby District of Houston, will present the Levy Park Holiday Festival Dec. 1 and Dec 2 with events and activities for all ages and interests, including music, a market, a family photo booth and even an ugly sweater contest for dogs. The free two-day festival is from noon – 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, with canine friends welcome. “Levy Park’s free Holiday Festival features […]

The Arc of Katy to Host Annual Jingle Bell Jam

The Arc of Katy is hosting its annual Jingle Bell Jam with a Mr. & Mrs. Santa Breakfast on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd, Katy, TX 77450. This disability friendly event, held from 9 am to 11 am, is open to all ages and will feature a light breakfast, favor, craft area, a visit by the Chick-fil-A mascot and with Mr. & Mrs. Santa. All attendees must […]

HCFMO Staffer Achieves Master Public Information Officer Certification

Harris County, TX — Rachel Moreno, public information officer for the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office (HCFMO), completed the Master Public Information Officer (MPIO) Program through Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute (EMI). Moreno now joins the ranks of just 60 public information officers nationwide who have earned this designation. “The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office is extremely proud of Rachel on this distinguished achievement,” said Harris County Fire Marshal Laurie L. Christensen. […]

DPS Issues Statement on Veterans Day

AUSTIN – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw issued the following statement regarding Veterans Day: “As we head into this Veterans Day weekend, we all have the distinct privilege of honoring the courageous men and women who have valiantly answered the call to serve in our country’s military both at home and abroad. This Sunday, let us join together in showing our appreciation for those who have fought bravely to protect us […]

Texas AG Office’s Veterans Honored During Special Ceremony

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Military veterans employed by Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office were honored yesterday during a special ceremony held in the rotunda of the William B. Clements Building ahead of the national observance of Veterans Day this Sunday. The attorney general’s office employs 291 veterans from all branches of the U.S. military, along with surviving spouses and orphans of veterans. According to the federal Department of Veterans Affairs, there are more than 21 million veterans […]