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Nic Rapa & Sean Silveira Win Round 1 of 2019 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour in Katy, Texas 

KATY, Texas (May 18, 2019)— Team Supra riders Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira each were victorious in the 2019 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour season opener at August Lakes in Katy, Texas, on Saturday. Rapa picked up the win in Wakeboard, with Silveira topping the Wakesurf class. Rapa recorded a near-perfect score of 97.67 in the Finals to edge Tony Iacconi (93.00) and fellow Team Supra rider Shota Tezuka (90.67). Rapa earned the two highest scores […]

Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour Opens Season at August Lakes in Katy, Texas, May 17-18 

KATY, Texas (May 7, 2019)—The Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), the largest and longest-running professional wakeboarding competition circuit in the country, opens its 27th season with an inaugural event, May 17-18 at August Lakes in Katy, Texas. August Lakes is a beautiful, 100-plus-acre, residential watersports community, providing the perfect water conditions for the Pro Tour. The wakeboarders and surfers are extremely excited to kick off the season at such an awesome venue. “We are […]

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.1 Millionto Support Disaster Recovery Efforts in Houston, Texas  

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to TruFund Financial Services, Inc. to develop a technical assistance program that will support entrepreneurial business development opportunities for small and minority-women owned business operating in Hurricane Harvey-impacted Houston, Texas, region. “President Trump champions the small businesses and entrepreneurs who help drive our country’s economy,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “The TruFund Disaster […]

Cornelius Nursery Celebrates Grand Opening in Katy, Texas

Texas-based garden center to host ribbon cutting, Feb. 22 FEBRUARY 8, 2019 – FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Cornelius Nursery has opened its second Houston-area store at 1403 Westborough Drive in Katy. The store, located on a two-and-a-half acre site, will celebrate its grand opening on Feb. 22. The store will provide a new, exciting shopping opportunity designed to inspire locals in their gardens and their homes. It will have approximately 4,000 square feet of indoor retail space that will feature home décor, seasonal decorations and a […]

Operation Homefront Now Accepting Applications from Military Families for New Transitional Home in Houston, Texas  

Houston – Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families, announced that it is now accepting applications from veterans and military families for a new transitional home in Katy, Texas, outside of Houston.  The home is the latest addition to Operation Homefront’s Transitional Homes for Community Reintegration (THCR) Program, which is designed to help veterans and their families as they transition from the military into civilian communities. Through […]

Pine Cove Celebrates New High School Camp in Columbus, Texas

COLUMBUS  (May 22, 2018) Parents – are you still looking for a great overnight camp for your teen this summer? Look no further, Pine Cove has you covered! Pine Cove has been serving campers for 51 years (since 1967) and is opening its brand new high school camp (The Ridge) May 27th in Columbus, TX, serving Houston, Austin and San Antonio areas. The Ridge has a few two-week openings left and our elementary and junior high camps […]

AG Paxton Statement on Shooting in Santa Fe, Texas

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton issued this statement following the shooting at Santa Fe High School this morning: “The thoughts and prayers of all Texans are with the people of Santa Fe and those affected by today’s tragic shooting. As horrific reports come out of Santa Fe High School, my office stands ready to assist local law enforcement as needed.”

Sen. Cruz Visits With Local Officials, Community and Business Leaders in Andrews and Seminole, Texas

Discusses NAFTA renegotiation, infrastructure modernization in West Texas visits SEMINOLE, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Friday visited Andrews and Seminole, Texas, where he met with local officials and community and business leaders. In both meetings, Sen. Cruz participated in a Q&A with attendees, and discussed his priorities for the agriculture and oil and gas communities, including NAFTA renegotiation and infrastructure modernization, among other issues. Still photos of Sen. Cruz’s visits may be […]

Katy Area First Responders Agencies Announce Katy Area Safety Fest On Saturday, April 14th In Katy, Texas

The largest multi-agency community safety festival in the State of Texas Katy, TX, April 11, 2018– Harris County Emergency Services District 48 Fire and EMS and our Katy area public safety partners are proud to announce the Third Annual Katy Area Safety Fest hosted by Typhoon Texas.  This year’s event will be held from 10a.m. – 2p.m. Saturday, April 14th, 2018, 555 S. Katy Fort Bend Rd, Katy, TX 77494.  The Katy Area Safety Fest […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Regarding Recent Bombings in Austin, Texas

Stands ready to assist and advocate for resources needed in investigation, urges Austinites to heed warnings of local officials WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued a statement regarding the fourth bombing in Austin, and urged residents to heed the warnings of local officials. “I spoke with Mayor Adler and Police Chief Manley today to get an update on the situation on the ground, and stand ready to assist and advocate for […]