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LIBERTY OPRY – 1816 Sam Houston, Liberty Texas Featuring:  DOUG SUPERNAW, backed by the Liberty Opry Band 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018 @ 4 PM Also appearing:  JD JOHNSON, STEPHEN SWEETEN & Comedian “Booger Lee” After an almost 20 year hiatus, Doug Supernaw is back with a new release of nine re-recorded Greatest Hits, plus two new songs.  The new arrangement of “Reno” puts a soulful feel to an old favorite.  “I Don’t Call Him Daddy” reminds us of the struggles, and heartache of parents and children of divorce. Doug was back in the studio in […]

Knitting One to Save One:  Charged Up Character

On a typical day during lunch and advisory, when you walk the halls of Leaman Junior High School in Fulshear, Texas, you won’t see your average student interactions.  Instead, you will see students spending time together around tables knitting.  What started out as a guidance lesson on anxiety for 8th grade students has turned into a service club with over thirty seven members. Amber Barbee, 8th grade counselor, visited the classrooms during the first six […]

Story Book Parade at West Memorial Elementary

On Friday, October 19th West Memorial Elementary School held their annual Story Book Parade.  The children dress up as characters in the books they have read in class. The Katy ISD Police department blocks off part of Provincial Blvd. so that the children can make a circle around the front of the school. Below are some photos and video of this morning’s walk.  It is so cute to watch as the children are very excited […]

Golfers in bad pants raised over $500k for babies at Texas Children’s Hospital

Golfers wore their baddest pants, played their best golf and raised more than $500,000 for Texas Children’s Newborn Center at the Clubs of Kingwood last week. The Bad Pants Open, an annual golf tournament now in its 21st year, has raised more than $6.5 million over the last two decades to support continued innovation and excellence in the research, treatment and care of critically-ill and premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Texas Children’s. The […]

Katy Rice Festival Gets Underway in Downtown Katy

The Katy Rice Festival is underway in downtown Katy - George Slaughter photo

By George Slaughter Organizers of the 2018 Katy Rice Festival planned to return the festival to its roots in that it would have a renewed focus on arts, crafts, and family fun. Festival-goers attending Saturday’s events in downtown Katy enjoyed all that, along with good weather as well. Festivities began with a morning parade, the timing of which was a change from years past, in which the parade would take place the week before the […]

Axis Earth corporate team and local athletes to volunteer at Memorial Park Conservancy’s “VolunBeering” with St. Arnold’s Brewery for conservation efforts

Axis Earth connects athletes in outdoor and adventure sports through its innovative platform/app. Company members and local athletes/fans will gather at Memorial Park Oct. 20 for volunteer conservation efforts.

Company invites people to pitch in at Memorial Park, learn about new sports/lifestyle app and drink a beer HOUSTON, October 11, 2018 — Team members and local athletes/fans of Axis Earth, the new sports/lifestyle tech platform that connects athletes in outdoor and adventure sports, will join forces at Memorial Park Conservancy’s “Volunbeering” event with St. Arnold’s Brewing Company on Oct. 20. The Axis Earth group will assist in one or more conservation efforts at Memorial Park, […]

Sen. Cruz Meets With Killeen, Conroe, and El Paso Community Leaders

Sen. Cruz meets with local leaders from the City of Killeen

Discusses issues concerning Texans with Killeen city leaders, members of the Conroe/Lake Conroe and El Paso Chambers of Commerce WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week held meetings in his Washington, D.C. Senate office with Killeen city leaders and members of the Conroe/Lake Conroe and El Paso Chambers of Commerce. On Tuesday, Sen. Cruz met with the City of Killeen, where officials discussed his recent visit to Fort Hood during his ‘Texas Defends America’ tour, among […]

Inspiration Stage is excited to be the first theatre to present Matilda JR.

Sugar Land’s national award-winning community theatre, Inspiration Stage, is excited to be the first theatre to present Matilda JR., with four shows Oct. 12 – 14 at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Dr. In cooperation with and at the special invitation of iTheatrics and Music Theatre International (MTI), Inspiration Stage will cooperatively develop, produce, and present the junior adaptation and worldwide premier of Roald Dahl’s Matilda JR. iTheatrics adapts main stage Broadway musicals so they can […]

Levy Park Houston Wins Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Prestigious Urban Open Space Award for 2018  

The urban green space was one of five finalists in this international competition; Madrid also a winner HOUSTON, October 9, 2018 – The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced at its annual Fall Meeting today in Boston that Levy Park Houston is a winner of the prestigious 2018 ULI Urban Open Space Award, a worldwide competition. Madrid Rio Park was a co-winner. The annual award recognizes outstanding examples of successful large- and small-scale public spaces that […]

Katy Goddard Schools Collect Over 2,000 Books for Texas Children’s Hospital

Katy I TX - Book Drive Local Author Maria Ashworth Visit

Three Katy Goddard Schools  have collected over 2,000 books to be donated to the Texas Children’s Hospital later this week. The school’s efforts are a part of a larger push by all Houston-area Goddard school to donate 10,000 books to the hospital, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Throughout the book drive, preschoolers participated in a costume […]