Sugar Land

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, […]

2017 City of Missouri City Animal Welfare Voter Information Guide

Monday, 23rd  October 17th,  2017   Missouri City, Texas On November 7th  2017, City of Missouri City will have city election for city council members in all districts A through D.  The Animal Welfare Voter Information Guide was created for Fort Bend County citizens as a reference so that the City of Missouri city voters will be informed about which candidates support the No-Kill model. It is crucial that we elect people who care about this […]

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 […]

DPS Highlights School Bus Safety Efforts  

AUSTIN – In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate the law. It is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal – either flashing red lights or a stop sign. “Motorists should […]

Free Legal Clinic for Veterans, October 21 in Richmond                

(Houston, Texas – October 6, 2017) Veterans who need legal advice or assistance can visit a free legal clinic on Saturday,October 21, from 9:00 a.m. until noon, at the Richmond VA Outpatient Clinic, 22001 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200, Richmond, TX 77469. The clinic is a public service of Fort Bend Lawyers Care, the Fort Bend County Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative, a coalition of local bar associations that provide pro bono legal services to U.S. veterans […]

Thunderbirds Led by Sugar Land Native, Vietnam and Doolittle Raid Tributes, and Food Drive to Highlight 33rd Annual CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow Oct. 21-22 at Ellington Airport  

The Thunderbirds Delta Formation pilots perform the Delta Opener during the Wings and Waves Air Show at Daytona Beach, Fla., Oct. 12, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez)

Show to Collect for Houston Food Bank, Recognize U.S. Coast Guard in Wake of Hurricane Harvey  HOUSTON (October 3, 2017) – In only a few short weeks, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds under the command of Sugar Land native Lt. Col. Jason Heard will return to Houston for the 33rd Annual Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Wings Over Houston Airshow. The airshow will be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22, at Ellington Airport. Fans also are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for donation to theHouston […]