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2017 Houston Healthy For Good Heart Walk

2017 Houston Healthy For Good Heart Walk, Benefiting American Heart Association, Set For Saturday, Oct. 28 In The Texas Medical Center WHAT:          Healthy doesn’t have to be spooky! Over 40,000 Houstonians will lace up their sneakers the weekend before Halloween, to rally behind the American Heart Association’s fight against heart disease and stroke at the 2017 Houston Healthy For Good Heart Walk on Oct. 28, 2017. For the second year in a row, the Houston […]

Video messages from Harris County Attorney and District Attorney on Fighting Hate Crimes and Bias in Texas – Friday, September 8, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Click to view video messages from Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan and Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg inviting you to attend a free presentation titled “Fighting Hate Crimes and Bias in Texas,” on Friday, September 8, 2017, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., at the Harris County Jury Assembly Plaza, 1201 Congress, Houston, TX  77002.  Click here for a list of speakers and to register.  Attorneys and law enforcement qualify for 3.0 hours CLE/TCOLE and .5 […]

Red Cross Issues 10 Ways to Help Keep Kids Safe as They Head Back to School

Put safety at the top of the list when getting kids ready for school  [Houston], August 15, 2017 — School is starting for many Houston area students and will begin shortly for others. The American Red Cross has steps everyone can follow to help make the trip back to the classroom a safe one. “Safety should be the top priority for all students, especially younger children and those heading to school for the first time,” […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Helping teens make good choices is as simple as starting a conversation, and back-to-school is an ideal time for parents to talk about avoiding peer pressure to drink underage. Research shows that parents are the greatest influence on teens. In fact, 69 percent of 13-17 year–olds nationwide cite their parents as the No.1 influence on whether they drink alcohol or not.* Exercising that influence by actively listening and holding their teens accountable for […]

2017 Texas Renaissance Festival Oktoberfest Weekend

WHAT:             The Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest, most acclaimed renaissance theme park, returns for the 43rd season with the addition of a ninth weekend. The magic of the Festival transports patrons to the 16th century offering enchanting experiences featuring world-renowned live entertainment, works by master artists and craftspeople, award winning food and drink, hand-powered rides and games, and over 100 interactive characters during September 30th through November 26th, 2017.  The King and Queen […]

The Katy News receives a new look

Recently we hired Holly Chervnsik with SuburbanBuzz.com to redesign our website, which is now more user friendly and easier to read with larger fonts.  There is no question in my mind that should you need a new website that Suburbanbuzz.com is the company that you need to call.  They are efficient, professional, and listen to what the client wants and produce a quality site.  The sites are designed so that the client can manage most […]

Making Back-to-School Lunches and Snacks Fun – and Healthy

By Dr. Vincent Nelson, Medical Director of UnitedHealthcare of South Texas Another school year is beginning, and for many parents that presents the challenge of trying to figure out what to pack in their children’s lunch boxes. Even boxes filled with loving care can contain cookies or chips or other easy, unhealthy options. A fun, healthy lunch or after-school snack – including a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and proteins – doesn’t have to […]

Texas Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend — Aug. 11-13

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11-13. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced for less than $100 from sales tax, saving shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend. Lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased tax-free can be found on the Comptroller’s website at TexasTaxHoliday.org. This year, shoppers […]

Bridal Open House Sunday August 20th

Cotton Ranch Events cordially invites you to a Bridal Open House at Cotton Ranch on Sunday, August 20th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Cotton Ranch Events is located at 5443 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road. Enjoy complimentary selection from menus by Cotton Culinary, Cake Tastings and Raffles.  Meet preferred vendors, linens and upgrade set-ups. RSVP to JulissaD@cottonranchevents.com or call 281-979-9705. For more information check out www.cottonranchevents.com.

History and Culture an Enormous Part of the Fayette County Fair Staged in La Grange   Thursday, August 31-Sunday, September 3

Life just doesn’t get any better than this.  When you attend the Fayette County Fair in La Grange, you immediately become a part of an exceptional experience that has mixed traditions, culture and history with loads of venues, music, and events—all part of that experience that connects the visitors decade after decade creating those precious memories each year.   Always held on Labor Day weekend, the Fayette County Fair (this year from Thursday, August 31 through […]