Announcements

Are You Worried about Sliding College Grades?  

As a college student, you have to work hard to achieve and maintain good grades. However, there are many students that start to see their grades slide for one reason or another. This is something that can cause a lot of stress for those that were hoping to achieve good grades so that they can get into their career of choice. If your grades are starting to slide, you can look at the various option […]

National Sleep Foundation Announces Leading Brands Participating in First-Ever Sleep Show®, Including Philips, Mattress Firm, Happiest Baby

The three-day expo brings together industry leaders to highlight sleep’s newest products, technology and thinking ARLINGTON, Va. – January 17, 2019 – The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) today unveils a diverse slate of brands, including Philips, Mattress Firm, and Happiest Baby, participating in the first-ever Sleep Show®. The Sleep Show is set for March 8-10, 2019 and is expected to draw thousands to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Leading companies will present […]

Chinese New Year Luncheon At Living Word

Living Word Lutheran church invites the Katy community to its first annual Chinese New Year Luncheon celebration!  Come and join us for worship at 11 am and following the service join us for a lunch of Asian cuisine.  We will feature traditional Chinese music by members of the North American Chinese Youth Orchestra, a Kung-Fu performance, food demonstrations, games, and much more! Living Word Lutheran Church is located at 3700 S. Mason Rd, Katy, 77450.  […]

CASNR Researcher and Administrator Receives National Cotton Genetics Research Award

Eric Hequet is the chairman of the Department of Plant and Soil Science. An internationally recognized cotton science researcher and chairman of Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources was selected by the Joint Cotton Breeding Committee as the recipient of its Cotton Genetics Research Award. Eric Hequet, who received a plaque and monetary award, was presented the honor on Jan. 10 at the Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference in […]

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Communities and Organizations Across Houston Join the Y at the  30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr Breakfast and in MLK Day of Service Projects

Houston, TX—This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, taking place Monday, January, 21 YMCA of Greater Houston will join hundreds of YMCAs and other organizations nationwide in hosting events to reflect on the legacy of Dr. King and host service projects intended to bring together all residents in a spirit of unity. MLK Day of Service activities are open to the public and include a variety of activities across the city. The 30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Brings YP Summit to Fort Bend County

The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Young Professionals Division are excited to bring a new workshop opportunity geared toward young professionals and students preparing to enter the workforce this year – HYPE Summit 2019.  The goal of the HYPE Summit is to provide individuals with information, education, inspiration and motivation to aid in “Helping Young Professionals Excel” (HYPE).  Workshops will be conducted by experts from Fort Bend County and beyond.  Speakers include Suzanne Buck […]

Marine 1st Lt. Sterling Elliot, a Katy native, who was instrumental in the saving of a U.S. Airman’s life in Okinawa, Japan on December 31, 2018

Seven United States Marines played a vital role in saving the life of a U.S. Airman with 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron in Okinawa, Japan Dec. 31. The airman, whose name is being withheld out of respect for the family’s privacy, was involved in a motor cycle accident along Japan National Route 331. A group of Marines witnessed the accident and rushed to the scene as first responders. Marine Sgt. David Lam, an assistant warehouse […]

Fort Bend County Judge KP George Kicks Off Countywide Listening Tour in Pct. 4 at the University of Houston-Sugar Land on January 31, 2019

FORT BEND COUNTY- Fort Bend County Judge KP George is excited to announce that he will host a series of county-wide meetings dubbed the Listening Tour to engage Fort Bend County residents in constructive dialogue about Fort Bend County services and hear their concerns. The first in the Listening Tour series will be in partnership with Fort Bend County Pct. 4 Commissioner Ken DeMerchant and Pct. 4 Constable Trever Nehls and is scheduled for January 31, 2019 at the University […]

Free Income-Tax Help At Fort Bend County Libraries            

Fort Bend County Libraries will again host representatives from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), who will provide free income-tax-preparation assistance for low-income taxpayers at several locations in the Fort Bend County library system from February 1 through April 15. Income-tax forms will no longer be available at the libraries, but patrons may use the libraries’ computers and printers to download and print out the forms from the IRS website, www.irs.gov, during regular library […]