Richmond / Rosenberg

Oakbend Medical Group Offers Cardiology Services And Obstetrics/Gynocology Services In Wharton    

Dr. Durrani

Richmond, Tx– OakBend Medical Group is pleased to announce that Dr. Long Cao, Cardiologist and Dr. Sadia Durrani, OB/GYN will now have office hours in Wharton, Texas. Dr. Cao was born in Vietnam and raised in Houston.  He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease in addition to echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and vascular interpretation. He graduated magna cum laude at Baylor University and is a medical graduate of the University of Texas.  Cao […]

2017 Katy ISD High School Football Standings, Scores, and Schedules

District 19-6A Standings TEAM OVERALL DISTRICT Katy Tigers 8-0 7-0 Cinco Ranch Cougars 8-1 6-1 Strake Jesuit Crusaders 7-2 5-2 Taylor Mustangs 5-4 4-3 Seven Lakes Spartans 4-6 3-4 Morton Ranch Mavericks 3-6 2-5 Mayde Creek Rams 3-6 1-6 Tompkins Falcons 0-9 0-7 Katy ISD High School Football Schedules NOTES: Home games are in bold. Paetow High School opened this semester, and will field its first varsity football team next season. Cinco Ranch Cougars DATE […]

Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority Grand Parkway/SH 99 – Total Closure

Jodie Stavinoha Bridge: Riverpark Dr. to New Territory Blvd. Northbound – October 28 at 7:00 am through November 21 at 5:00 pm Southbound – Tentatively November 27 at 5:00 am through December 22 at 5:00 pm Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority (FBGPTRA) will continue construction on the north bound lanes of the Jodie Stavinoha bridge over the Brazos River located between Riverpark Dr. and New Territory Blvd. The total closure is required to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Oakbend Medical Center’s “Patchwork Of Life, Making Room To Heal” Raises Funds For Hospital’s 4th And 5th Floor Renovations  

Richmond, TX… OakBend Medical Center held its 5th Annual Patchwork of Life event on Thursday, October 12th at Safari Texas.  The honorees of this year’s event were the hospital’s nurses. “Patchwork of Life, Making Room to Heal”, was chaired by Tama Dorman and Olga Gracia and the monies from this year’s fundraiser will be used for the remodeling of the 4th and 5th floors OakBend’s Jackson Street. For the past five years, the Patchwork of […]

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 […]

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!