Announcements

Typhoon Texas Continues Summer-Long Live Music Series

KATY, TX (July 19, 2018) – The summer-long live music series at Typhoon Texas continues weekends in August thru Labor Day Weekend as the west Houston waterpark hosts rising local stars on its Tidal Wave Bay performance stage. Country and pop music acts perform Saturdays and Sundays next to the Typhoon Texas wave pool where families can cool off while listening to the live music sounds. The upcoming schedule features the Junior Gordon Band of […]

Fieldprint Calculator Aids in Defining Physical, Economic Sustainability

The new technology provides tremendous benefits for area farmers and ranchers. Researchers in Texas Tech University’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics are using a relatively new technology called the Fieldprint Calculator to help determine sustainability for farmers and ranchers on the Texas High Plains. “When we think of sustainability, we think of physical sustainability, but there also is an economic portion to that as well,” said Donna Mitchell McCallister, a research assistant professor in the College of […]

DPS Issues Statement on Death of Retired DPS Crime Lab Director

AUSTIN – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today issued the following statement on the death of J.D. Chastain who retired as the DPS Crime Lab Director in 1980 after a 32-year career with the department: “For more than three decades, J.D. Chastain answered the call of duty to serve and protect the State of Texas through his career at DPS, and we are saddened by his passing. It takes hard work, perseverance […]

Society for the Performing Arts Presents Dynamic Nat Geo LIVE! for the First Time in Upcoming Season  

HOUSTON (July 18, 2018) – As part of its diverse 2018-19 season, Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) presents for the first time ever a three-part series featuring the dynamic and highly acclaimed National Geographic LIVE! (Nat Geo LIVE!), with programs in November (When Women Ruled the World); February 2019 (Capturing the Impossible) and May 2019 (Exploring Mars). Nat Geo LIVE! showcases renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers who share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration onstage […]

Oakbend Medical Center’s Seeds Of Generosity Campaign Raises Over $200,000    

Richmond, TX– OakBend Medical Center celebrated the success of the hospital’s employee giving campaign, “Seeds of Generosity,” by holding a reception in the Joe & Doris Gurecky Atrium after hours. The three week campaign, which ran from May 1 to May 18, raised more than $102,000 for the hospital’s Vision 2020 Campaign.  In addition to their $102,000 The Madison Charitable Foundation matched up to $100,000, making the total monies raised more than $202,000. The money […]

New HGAC Transportation Plan

The HPRA speaker this Friday noon will be Vishu Lingala, the principal planner for the Houston-Galveston Area Council, who will present and discuss the updated regional transportation plan for the HGAC area. https://www.h-gac.com àmobility àregional transportation plan Houston Property Rights Association PUBLIC INVITED: $11.49 plus 10% gratuity – buffet self-serve – all you can eat. Coffee and tea are extra. The LamBo Restaurant (Chinese and American food), is at 6159 Westheimer Road, about a mile west of Chimney Rock on the south side. (look […]

AG Paxton Congratulates Former Texas Deputy Solicitor General  Andrew Oldham on His Confirmation to the 5th Circuit 

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today congratulated former Texas Deputy Solicitor General Andrew Oldham after he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Oldham is President Trump’s sixth pending or confirmed judicial nomination of a current or former staffer with the Texas attorney general’s office. “Andy Oldham is principled, smart and will faithfully interpret the rule of law, not legislate from the bench,” Attorney […]

Adult Soccer League looking for players and teams to play in Sugar Land

Fort Bend Adult Soccer Association is looking for is looking for 18+ year old soccer players wanting to play close to home. Fort Bend Adult Soccer Association is looking for new players and teams. We play at Lost Creek Park and Community Park. Men play Sunday morning and evening (depending on division) and women play Friday Nights. Register on our website www.fbasa.com. Fall 2018 Season opens soon!  

Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches

(AUSTIN) — Texas families have until midnight on July 31 to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and pay this year’s rates for all or some future tuition and schoolwide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than 1 year old at the time of enrollment. Under the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, participants can purchase tuition units and lock in future costs of […]