Announcements

Both of my dogs went missing on 9/27/18

Tyson

ChiKo the eldest is 11 has all his shots and is very friendly. Hes been with us since he was 6 weeks old. Missed by his sisters. Tyson is only 1 1/2 he is my grandog…belongs to my grandbaby they love each other very much. He is quiet and timid. They went missing from our home, 3346 Brackenfern Rd., Katy, TX 77449 Westfield Subdivision, between Morton and Fry Rd.   (832) 533-0428

Fulshear Simonton (TX) Fire Department takes delivery of High Water/Flood Rescue Trucks from Acela Truck Company

Fulshear, Texas – The Fulshear-Simonton Fire Department has taken delivery of the first of its two newly purchased purpose-built High Water/Flood Rescue Trucks from Acela Truck Company. With 47-inch tires, 23 inches of ground clearance, all-wheel-drive drivetrains, waterproof alternators and starters and deep-water fording kits, the Acela Monterra-based specialized flood rescue trucks are capable of navigating a whopping 50 inches of water while safely carrying up to 17 seated passengers with ample room and payload for […]

WEWEN of ABWA Awards Scholarship

The Women Empowering Women Express Network (WEWEN) of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) recently awarded a $500 scholarship to WEWEN Member Demethra Orion of Odyssey Limousine Services, Incorporated. This scholarship will be used to attend local leadership program, Leadership North Houston. Leadership North Houston (LNH) was formed in 1995 when several area Chambers of Commerce and the Lone Star College System partnered together to meet the need for a leadership program in the north […]

Walk In November Will Raise Awareness For Children With Apraxia

Houston – (October 15, 2018) – The 2018 Houston Walk for Apraxia event will be held on November 3, 2018 at the The Westview School to benefit children with apraxia of speech. Registration begins at 9:00 AM with the Walk beginning at 10:00 AM. Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a very challenging and complicated neurological speech disorder in children.  This little known disorder makes it difficult or impossible for children to accurately produce sounds, syllables, […]

Dynamic Violin Star Karen Gomyo Returns To The Houston Symphony For Tchaikovsky’s Daunting Violin Concerto 

Guest Conductor Fabien Gabel Leads the Houston Symphony in Suites from Two Iconic Film Scores HOUSTON (Oct. 12, 2018) – Captivating violin virtuoso Karen Gomyo and guest conductor Fabien Gabel mark their return engagements with the Houston Symphony in a program featuring works by Tchaikovsky and two selections from iconic film scores. Titled Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, the program is at 8 p.m., Oct. 26-27, and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Gomyo joins Gabel and the Houston […]

Railroad Commission of Texas Announces New Director of Government Relations

Jeremy Mazur

AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas today announced Jeremy Mazur joins the agency as the Director of Government Relations, effective Oct. 15, 2018. Mazur most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director in the Office of Texas Sen. Van Taylor. “We’re extremely fortunate to have someone with Jeremy’s experience and expertise in state government join our team,” said RRC Executive Director Wei Wang. “Jeremy has served our state for nearly two […]

Oakbend Medical Center And Oakbend Medical Group Announce Senior Health Fair: “The More You Know, Empowering Your Mind, Body and Spirit”  

Richmond, Tx– OakBend Medical Center and OakBend Medical Group will be holding a health fair designed for adults 62+ on Wednesday, October 17 from 8am – Noon at the hospital’s Jackson Street Campus.  The attendees will receive complimentary valet parking courtesy of Classic Chevrolet. The health fair will offer free health screenings such as blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, balance and strength testing and memory testing.  Additionally, two of the Medical Group’s cardiologists will be onsite […]

Barker Flood Prevention                         

What: Barker Flood Prevention, an advocacy group purposed to obtain immediate and substantial flood control for Barker Reservoir, upstream and downstream, will host a community meeting to give updates on Harris County, Fort Bend County and US Army Corps of Engineers flood control projects being implemented and considered for our area. Who:  Matt Zeve, Deputy Executive Director Harris County Flood Control District, Brian Gettinger, PE Black & Veatch Engineering, and Wendy Duncan, Director at Willow […]

Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) held its monthly meeting and hosted a Political Forum

Photo: Karen Thornton, Andrea Duhon, May Dell Jenks, Earlene Hopkins, John Zerwas, Mike Schofield, Marsha Smith, Valeree Swanson, Mike Collier, Rita Lucido, John “Hawk” Hawkins, Meghan Scoggins, Gina Calanni, Dorsey Reese. Photo: Courtesy of Sue Perez

On Oct. 10, Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) held its monthly meeting and hosted a Political Forum. K.A.R.E. members had an opportunity to hear from candidates, who represent the areas where most members live, for Lieutenant Governor, Senate District 17, House District 28 and House District 132. K.A.R.E.’s next meeting will be held on November 7 and will feature Yvonne Streit, Founder of Brookwood. All public school employees who retired under the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) are welcome to attend and bring […]

November Computer-Class Schedule At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab of the library. “MS Excel 2016 Survival Basics” will take place on Thursday, November 8, beginning at 10:00 […]