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Positions open for 2-yr heavy civil construction project located in Sealy, Texas. 

More openings coming up. Heavy equipment operators, form setters, carpenters, Concrete finishers, skilled laborers.  Positions pay $13.00 to $19+ depending on experience and skill.  Experienced foremen paid more.  All positions are full-time with benefits.  Health, vision, dental, accident and retirement offered. Info@LEMconstruction.com 281-495-9550

Sen. Cruz Celebrates Independence Day in McAllen

Participates in annual Fourth of July Street Parade and Freedom Festival; meets with community leaders and volunteers McALLEN, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today participated in McAllen’s annual Fourth of July Street Parade and Freedom Festival. Shortly thereafter, Sen. Cruz attended a brunch, where he met with local community leaders and volunteers. “I was honored to join our friends in McAllen to celebrate Independence Day,” Sen. Cruz said. “This week, as we reflect […]

Fayetteville Jumps into June with Bikers, Music, Art, and Long Shadows for Glorious Summer Nights

Biker Photo by Jerry Brown

If you think that the “Hometown” Texas experience is gone, you haven’t been to Fayetteville, Texas lately.  And what better time to celebrate this National Registry community than summer with music, art, culture, museums, galleries, and preservation taking center stage.  This great little town of Texas kicks off June in a tradition of twenty years with the Annual Good Old Summertime Bicycle Classic. Always scheduled the first Sunday in June (rain or shine and this […]

New Kitchen Tune-Up Franchise Opens Serving Katy, Texas  

Kitchen Tune-Up, a kitchen remodeling company known for its signature one-day wood restoration service, has arrived in the Houston suburb of Katy. Meeting the growing demand from homeowners seeking to update and upgrade the look of their kitchens, Kitchen Tune-Up is serving homeowners with its customized services. Local resident Jonathan Kennedy has launched Kitchen Tune-Up’s operations along with the support of the company’s home office located in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The award-winning company has established […]

Texas, 17 Other States File Lawsuit Challenging New Federal Rules Designed to Push the Obama Administration’s Environmental Agenda

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas and 17 other states filed a lawsuit challenging overreaching new federal rules that broadly expand the definition of “critical habitats” for endangered and threatened species. The multi-state lawsuit charges that the stringent rules would allow the federal government “to designate areas as occupied critical habitat, containing the physical and biological features essential to conservation, even when those areas are neither occupied nor contain those features.” […]

Christmas at the Depot and Tannenbaum Tour in historic Burton, Texas!

Come share the magic of a Texas Country Christmas on Sunday, December 4th from 11 am to 6 pm. Eat lunch at the depot, shop local vendors & artisans, tour businesses and one home decked out for Christmas, take a picture with Santa and enjoy a community celebration & tree lighting to cap it all off!   Tickets include meal and Tannenbaum tour.  Adults $10 in advance/$12 day of event; Kids 6-12 $5/ kids under 6 […]

36th Annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival October 8 & 9

Grand Marshall Mayor Fabol Hughes and wife Paula. Photo by Country Park Portraits.

Voted by the Community as the Best Annual Community Event and Named One of Houston Area’s Top Ten Festivals, the 36th annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival will be two big days of excitement and family fun with two stages of continuous live entertainment, craft and food booths, carnival and more. Free Parking and Shuttle service plus no extra charge for the concerts makes the Katy Rice Harvest Festival the perfect family outing. Admission is $10.00 […]

CITY OF ROSENBERG IGNORES FREE VOLUNTEER RESOURCES; REFUSES HELP FOR ITS UNDERFUNDED & UNDERSTAFFED ANIMAL SHELTER

Tuesday August 16th, 2016 Rosenberg, Texas, regular City Council meeting. Nine advocates that support saving the lives of dogs and cats spoke in front of the Mayor and the City Council for the sixth time. In her opening speech, Claudine Vass, President of Fort Bend Pets Alive!, raised concerns related to the discrepancy in the animal shelter’s June Save Rate of 83% which was quoted by Police Chief Warren at the June 28th City Council […]

Seven Lakes Graduate Taking Command Of US Coast Guard Cutter In Galveston, TX

Stephen R. Lozier grew up in Katy and now serves in the US Coast Guard A local resident from Katy, Stephen R. Lozier is a Lieutenant Junior Grade Officer in the United States Coast Guard, and he will soon become the Commanding Officer of the US Cutter MANOWAR stationed in Galveston, Texas. Stephan was a student at Seven Lakes, and he graduated with the first class in 2008. At twenty-six years of age, Stephen has […]

Battle Of The Bags To Debut At Hendley Green

Galveston Island, Texas, June 6, 2016 – Fortune and glory await the winners of Galveston Historical Foundation’s debut  “Battle of the Bags” bag toss tournament this Saturday, June 11 at 2 p.m. As part of GHF’s “Games on the Green” programming, Hendley Green will welcome competitors and spectators alike for an afternoon of food trucks, craft beer and outdoor fun in the historic green space. Two-person teams can be registered at www.galvestonhistory.org for $20 and […]