American neighbors connect via newspapers

What’s happening in the 50 states of the United States of America? What’s going on in small towns in America? What’s the latest information between the East Coast and the West Coast? North, South, East, West—what’s the news? Via the Internet by way of online newspapers Americans can reach out and read about each other. Snow or sun? Quiet or chaos? Births or funerals? Weddings or divorces? Politicians, pastors, or police—what’s the story? Saints and […]

Make Your Military Move Stress-Free With These Tips

It is common for many military families to put their summer plans on hold as they prepare for moving. About 65 percent of military moves occur during the warm summer months, just as kids are out of school. In order to help military families cope with their next Permanent Change of Station (PCS), here are five tips for a stress-free, successful move. Research the New Duty Station Unfortunately, there’s not much that military spouses and […]

How to Write a Good College Application Essay

Getting ready for university is a hectic as well as an exciting point in life. There’s a lot of steps toward college and they each take careful consideration. One critical aspect is the essay required alongside their applications. Here, we’re going to look at some of the top tips you should keep in mind while you write yours. Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help First and foremost, students need to realize that this isn’t […]

Classic Chevrolet presents The Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 32nd Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 5:30pm to 8pm at Fluor Corporation cafeteria, 1 Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land. 

This fundraiser supports local non-profits including Child Advocates of Fort Bend, Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Texana Center for Autistic Children, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, Fort Bend Council on Substance Abuse, Crime Stoppers, YMCA, ESCAPE Family Resource Center, Literacy Council of Fort Bend and many others. It also supports Exchange Cooperative Community Service Projects like Santa’s Exchange which provides thousands of gifts for underprivileged children. This year we have NINE local law enforcement agencies and firefighter teams competing […]

Post-Holiday Job Losses, Benchmark RevisionsTo Blame For Typically Weak January Hiring 

(HOUSTON) The Houston area shed a little more than 44,000 jobs in January after accounting for post-holiday seasonal layoffs and annual revisions to the way employment figures are calculated, according to data released today by Workforce Solutions. Only the Financial Activities sector, which includes banks and insurance companies among others, showed growth during the month, adding a modest 300 jobs. “Typically, January will see a big drop in employment due to those two factors,” explained […]

It’s cheaper to live in a cave

Plumbers, electricians, carpenters, heating and cooling workers, and skilled laborers are necessary, but expensive. And so are tree-trimmers. And carpet installers. As I’ve said many times—profit is not a dirty word. But I expect you to make a fair profit when you work for me. And do not price-gauge just because you can during an emergency. While I understand that you have a life, a spouse, kids, a dog, and need to charge more when […]

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Instruction in: Voice Development Instrumental Instruction, (theory, technique, performance and repertoire), On-site / Online / At Studio. Lessons taught by Artist-Record Producer with UT Degree. Resume and References are available.  For more information call 713-478-4492.

Houston area Woodworking Stores offer ‘Make & Take’ Classes throughout April

A different project class is scheduled for each week Both Rockler Woodworking and Hardware stores in the Houston area – Houston and Spring – will be offering hands-on, “Make & Take” project classes throughout April. Projects include: a wooden tote, a 4-in-1 screwdriver, a custom sign and a custom turned bowl. Class size is limited to as few as three participants and will cost $15 to $35 with all materials included. Instruction will be provided by Rockler’s […]

Harmony Public Schools receives  ‘Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations,’ highest award for school financial responsibility

“Our highest financial responsibility as a public school system is to be good stewards of the funds entrusted to our schools.” The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) has bestowed its highest recognition for school financial responsibility, the Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations, to Harmony Public Schools. Announced Thursday, March 7, 2019 at TASBO’s annual awards ceremony, the designation recognizes Harmony for its exemplary purchasing practices for its 56 campuses statewide. In choosing recipients, […]

Registration Now Open forCollege Prep 101 for Parents Session 

KATY [March 7, 2019] – Getting into college isn’t only about choosing the right classes, making the grades and taking the SAT and/or the ACT. As part of the next Legacy Parent Academy education session entitled, “College Prep 101 for Parents,” participants will learn the importance of planning ahead, creating timelines and how to use resources to help guide their soon-to-be graduate through the college application process. Registration is required via the Legacy Parent Academy website. What:             […]