Announcements

Prairie Heritage Festival

What:  Prairie Heritage Festival Where:  Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 TX-36, Rosenberg, TX 77471 When:  Saturday, November 4th, from 10am to 4pm It is that time of the year!  The Prairie Heritage Festival is fast approaching. Don’t miss out on horse drawn wagon rides, face painting, children’s crafts, the Lone Star Strummers, ferrets, native plants, butterflies, native plants, bee hives food, nature tours, exhibits, presentations and more. We will have something for everyone!  

Harvey Survivors Get More Time to Apply for Disaster Assistance

Austin, Texas – Texans in 41 designated counties who suffered damage and losses from Hurricane Harvey now have until Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, to register for disaster assistance. Registration is open to survivors in Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, […]

Halloween Monster Mayhem

Monstrous mayhem unleashed for two more weeks of Halloween at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Make us your Halloween Hub for safe trick-or-treating! Now to October 31, 2017 Something spooky this way comes to the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – A Very Special Project of the Children’s Museum of Houston! A myriad of magic, mystery and monsters have maneuvered their way into the Discovery Center for two more weeks of Halloween! Come partake in spine-tingling […]

Fiscal Notes: Texas Migration — Who’s Coming and Where They’re Going

(AUSTIN) — In the latest issue of Fiscal Notes, released today, the Comptroller’s office examines Texas’ migration patterns and the state’s biosciences and biotechnology economy. Of Texas’ total population growth between 2010 and 2016, migration accounted for almost half of the moves to the Lone Star State. But the migration pattern varies with location: smaller cities received the majority of their new residents from other parts of Texas, and larger cities received most new residents from other […]

Dexter Louis Clay – August 26th 2017

Dexter Louis Clay was born June 12, 1956 and passed away at the age of 61 on August 26, 2017 at 2:32p.m. in Big Bear Lakes, California, in the beautiful mountains that he loved.  He was raised in the White Oak Terrace subdivision in Northwest Houston, Texas.  And graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1975 where he played and loved football.  The first football thrown by him to Tommy George will be inducted in the […]

The Seven Lakes Sensations Show Choir presents Broadway in TECHNICOLOR

The Seven Lakes Sensations Show Choir presents Broadway in TECHNICOLOR, featuring selections from various Broadway Musicals made famous by the movies!!  ” Broadway in TECHNICOLOR,” will weave together different exciting Broadway numbers from musicals made famous on the silver screen and will feature performances from the hit movie musicals: La La Land, Singing in the Rain, Annie, Sweet Charity, Sister Act, Chicago, Grease, and Moana among many, many other popular musicals!  We hope you will join us for […]

The Arrest and Incarceration Industry

The HPRA Friday lunch speaker this week will be Shakira Pumphrey, the Executive Director of Just Liberty, a new Austin-based group focused on criminal justice reform. Ms. Pumphery will be accompanied by the group’s founder, legendary blogger Scott Henson of Grits for Breakfast fame. We will surely hear a few words from him as well. Likely topics are bail bond reform, civil asset forfeiture, false confessions, police accountability, and safety conditions in the jail houses of Texas. https://justliberty.org http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com Houston Property Rights Association PUBLIC INVITED: $11.49 plus 10% […]

Sen. Sanders’ Claims That Repealing the Death Tax Benefits Only the Rich Couldn’t Be Further from the Truth

Removal of the death tax will rid all Americans of unfair and unaffordable tax burden WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) tonight debated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a CNN Town Hall regarding tax reform. During the debate, Sen. Cruz called for eliminating the estate tax, also known as death tax, as a part of tax reform. Contrary to claims by Democrats, repealing the death tax will simplify the American tax system and provide needed tax relief for […]

Olson Thanks Creech Elementary School Safety Patrol (Katy ISD)

Olson with Assistant Principal Gupton, Principal Lucas, Katy ISD Trustee Rebecca Fox and Katy ISD Officer Grima

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) visited Creech Elementary School this morning to show his support for students serving as the School Safety Patrol. “Our kids have been through a lot in the past few months,” Rep. Pete Olson said. “With families losing their homes in Harvey flooding, to Creech Elementary School temporarily relocating due to flood damage, the last thing parents should have to worry about is whether their kids get to school safely. The Creech Elementary School safety […]

Inaugural Brooks Ballard Golf Tournament To Benefit Special Olympics Texas

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 HOUSTON (October 19, 2017) – Brooks Ballard and Engel & Völkers Houston are pleased to announce the Brooks Ballard Golf Tournament, which will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Wildcat Golf Club. Proceeds from the event will benefit Special Olympics Texas. The tournament will welcome guests to breakfast, courtesy of Engel & Völkers and Special Olympics, and a silent auction of curated and unique items, followed by a shotgun start. The four-person […]