Cypress Creek

Officials Working to Develop Reservoir to Mitigate Future Floods

Mayor Chuck Brawner, U.S. Rep. Mike McCaul, state Rep. Mike Schofield, and U.S. Army Col. Lars Zetterstrom (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter Federal, state, and local officials know some things take time to get done. But U.S. Rep. Mike McCaul said time was “not on our side” when it comes to developing a Cypress Creek reservoir to mitigate future flooding after Hurricane Harvey. At a Friday news conference at Katy City Hall, McCaul, Mayor Chuck Brawner, state Rep. Mike Schofield, and Col. Lars Zetterstrom of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spoke about plans […]

CenterPoint Substation Fire Ruled Accidental 

REGIONAL NEWS – HARRIS COUNTY At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 23, Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office investigators were notified of a fire/explosion at a CenterPoint Substation in the 12000 block of Grant Road. Cypress Creek, Klein, Cypress and Houston Fire Departments responded to the scene and the fire was extinguished at approximately 8:30 p.m. “After reviewing the security camera footage with CenterPoint Cooperate Security, we confirmed that no criminal or suspicious activity occurred prior […]