Announcements

Graduating Students Receive Ring As Symbol Of University Years                                                                                           

KINGSVILLE (December 11, 2018) — Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during one of two special ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 1. Graduates and alumni are able to purchase an official Texas A&M-Kingsville ring. Students have made the ring purchase and ceremony an annual university tradition. The rings symbols reflect the university’s history and traditions. The symbols include the school’s mascot, the javelina, because of its tenacity; mesquite […]

Texas Bar Foundation Grant Helps Increasing Numbers Young Children Entering Foster Care

The Texas Bar Foundation recently awarded Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) a $5,000 grant to support the agency’s Positive Parenting Project to address the advocacy needs of babies and toddlers. Children ages 5 and under are among the most vulnerable victims of child abuse and represent the largest age cohort served by CAFB’s Court Appointed Special Advocates Program: 125 infants and toddlers served as of November 12. As new children enter Texas Foster Care daily, the […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘Today’s WOTUS Announcement Is Evidence of This Administration’s Commitment to Reining in Federal Overreach and Protecting the Property Rights of Landowners’

Issues statement on administration’s proposal to change ‘waters of the United States’ definition Washington, DC – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposal to rein in federal overreach by replacing the Obama administration’s 2015 definition of “waters of the United States” with a clear definition and by creating a cost-effective approach to distinguishing federally protected waterways from state protected waterways. “I am pleased to see the […]

Pacific Poké Opens First of Many Hawaiian Restaurants in Texas in Houston’s Galleria Area

Pacific Poké is building on the viral sensation of poké bowls by offering poké along with more traditional Hawaiian hot food items Houston, TX, December 2018—Pacific Poké is set to open December 17th, 2018, bringing Hawaiian cuisine to Houstonians in the Galleria area. Pacific Poké will serve the current trend-setting poké bowls, along with a variety of cooked Hawaiian items. Poké, pronounced POH-keh, comes from the Hawaiian word poke, which means to slice or cut. […]

Northwest Assistance Ministries Prepares For Distribution Of Holiday Food And Toys  

HOUSTON—Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) will be distributing food and toys to Holiday Project registrants on Saturday, December 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The purpose of the annual Holiday Project, which consists of a food and toy drive, is to provide local families in need with food and toys for the holiday season. Registration for the Holiday Project began in September, and those meeting eligibility requirements were given food vouchers to redeem for holiday […]

Katy ISD Accepting Nominations for Junior High #16  

KATY [December 11, 2018] – Katy Independent School District is now accepting nominations for the naming of Junior High #16 which is located in the Cross Creek Ranch subdivision in Fulshear, TX.  Growth in the southwest quadrant of the District continues on an annual basis.  This junior high will provide relief to existing campuses that currently house students in surrounding attendance boundaries. Individuals interested in submitting a name can review the Katy ISD Board Policy CW (Local) for […]

Fort Bend Charities Inc. Donates $150 000 To Local Charities

Katy Christian Ministries Back Row L-R : Jeff Cannon (Fort Bend Charities), Commissioner Meyers, Debbie Roesler (Accounting and Human Resources Manager), Kathrine Patterson, (Director of Community Relations), Patti Lacy. Front Row L-R: Lila Smith(Fort Bend Charities), Luz Soto, Carolyn Chandler, Walt Sass(Fort Bend Charities), Becce Slinkard, Jay Morris(Fort Bend Charities).

(Fort Bend County, Texas – December 11, 2018) Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers recently presented three $50,000 checks to local organizations on behalf of his charity, Fort Bend Charities, Inc., a 501(c) (3) entity that provides financial support to non-profits in Fort Bend County benefitting those in our community who are struggling to provide for themselves and their families. Through generous donations, and special events like the annual Fort Bend Ranchers’ Ball, […]

“National Wreaths Across America Day” at Katy’s Magnolia Cemetery on Dec. 15

More than 400 wreaths will be laid at graves of military veterans at Magnolia Cemetery in Katy on Saturday, Dec. 15. The effort in Katy will coincide with wreath-laying at more than 1,400 locations in all 50 states, at sea, and abroad on National Wreaths Across America Day.  This will be the second year that volunteers at the Katy cemetery have laid wreaths. The event is being planned by Jonathan D. Rozier Post 164 of […]

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War.

It’s important to remember history, war and those who sacrificed themselves more than ever. These wars touched the lives of everyone; families, friends, colleagues. Soldiers were injured or killed on the battlefield while those who survived returned home with memories of war we can only imagine. But it’s not just those on the front line that served. Many who stayed behind had their part to play, such as working in the factories to make the […]

The Fulshear-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce (FKACC) held it’s Annual Breakfast on Friday, December 7th at Safari Texas.

Fulshear-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, (from left to right) Terry Crockett (Chairman), Tricia Wright (Vice Chairman), Tricia Turner, Andrew Van Chau, Randy Stacy (Secretary), Kristine Thomason, David Melanson, Hugh Durlam, Collette Horton.

Keynote Speaker Mayor Aaron Groff shared a vision of Fulshear’s future that embraced growth and opportunity. NewFirst National Bank was the Presenting Sponsor for the sixth consecutive year! Special thanks to Underwriters: Fulshear Run, CenterPoint Energy, Memorial Hermann Medical Group and Urgent Care, Costello, Inc. and Olson for Congress Committee.