Fulshear

Hotel Stays Extended to Nov. 27 for Eligible Harvey Survivors

AUSTIN, Texas – Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live. Disaster survivors with a continuing need for the hotel sheltering program may be extended to Nov. 27. However, there is a mid-term eligibility review on Nov. 7 where survivors participating in TSA will receive a phone call, email, and/or text message advising them if they have […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce November Reading Selections

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. New members are always welcome. The next meeting of the Fulshear Book Club will take place on Monday, November 20, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Our Souls at Night, written by Kent Haruf. The Fulshear Night Readers Guild will meet on Monday, November […]

Hiring Red, White & You! Veterans Hiring Fair to Take Place November 9

Sixth annual statewide veterans hiring event to be held in 29 Texas cities AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission, will host veterans hiring fairs in 29 cities throughout Texas on Thursday, Nov. 9. TWC’s sixth annual Hiring Red, White & You! statewide hiring fair is a joint initiative supported by the Office of the Governor, the Texas Medical Center and the Texas Veterans Commission to […]

KISD Holds State of District Breakfast to Celebrate Achievements and Promote Bond Election

Dr. Lance Hindt, Katy ISD Superintendent (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt spoke in favor of a school bond proposal before voters and praised recent faculty and student achievements at a “State of the District 2017” breakfast event Wednesday morning. The achievements included how district faculty, staff, and students dealt with Hurricane Harvey. The area received 52 inches of rain in four days, he said, and 15,000 students were impacted. Creech Elementary School, 5905 S. Mason […]

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

NHCSAPC collects unwanted prescription drugs October 28 to reduce risk for addiction HOUSTON — The North Harris County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (NHCSAPC) will host a DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for members of the public to dispose expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs that are potentially dangerous. The medications may be dropped-off at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office – Aldine Storefront at 5202 Aldine Mail Route.  Pills, […]

November Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The November schedule is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. The program dates are November 7, 14, 21, and 28. […]

Here is another Texas Renaissance Festival Giveaway-Drawing Friday October 27th

The next giveaway is as follows: Like The Katy News Facebook page and share with a friend. Tell us why you want to go to Texas Renaissance Festival. How many years have you attended the festival. Tell us if you are reading this from the website or from Facebook. The winner for a 4 pack of tickets will be chosen on Friday, October 27th by 10 a.m.  All entries must be in by then to […]

34th ANNUAL TEXIAN MARKET DAYS FESTIVAL SHOWCASES 150+ YEARS OF TEXAS HISTORY

Texian Market Days: A Living History Festival Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the George Ranch Historical Park RICHMOND – Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of more than 150 years of Texas history at the 34th annual Texian Market Days festival! Set for Saturday, October 21 at the George Ranch Historical Park, the annual folk festival is a community fall favorite benefiting the Fort Bend History Association. Guests can expect a day full of historical activities, including battle […]

Texas Students Pledge to Stay Drug Free at Red Ribbon Rally

Rally at State Capitol Kicks Off National Red Ribbon Week AUSTIN – More than 1,000 Texas fifth and sixth graders participated in the Red Ribbon Rally kickoff event at the State Capitol this afternoon. The rally is the statewide kickoff to Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the United States, reaching millions of students nationwide. Supported by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, the event is an opportunity to […]