Texas

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 […]

20th Day of the Child Anniversary Celebration

The Greater Houston Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting the 20th Day of the Child Anniversary Celebration this Saturday, May 28, from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Magnolia Multi-Service Center at 7037 Capitol, Houston, Texas, 77011. Day of the Child is based on El Dia de los Ninos, a national holiday focused on valuing and uplifting all children and youth in the United States. Some historical information on Day of the […]

Approaching Water Symposium Set For June 16 And 17

Galveston Island, Texas – Learn from national experts on traditional and innovative strategies for protecting buildings from flood damage through hands-on experience in some of Galveston’s threatened historic houses. Over two days, Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17, the symposium will visit multiple sites in Galveston to explore the ways in which different building strategies can help minimize flood vulnerability. The program will run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on both days, with […]

The Vineyard II – Texas Wine and Craft Beer Tasting Room Announces Food Truck Fridays

Bringing Big City Gourmet Food to Small Town Texas Eagle Lake, TX – Sushi, gyros, lobster rolls, etouffee, gourmet burgers, Asian fusion are not foods typically found in rural Texas, until now.  The Vineyard II – Texas Wine and Craft Beer Tasting Room in Eagle Lake, Texas will kick-off “Food Truck Fridays” on April 1st to bring gourmet food trucks from the Houston area to the small town.  Each Friday evening, a different gourmet food truck […]

Liberty Opry schedule for MARCH 2016

The Best in Live, Musical, Family Entertainment Special arrangements made for Media – please call in advance: 936-336-5830 *March 5, 2016 – Saturday, 2 PM Matinee – ALL Gospel – Liberty Opry – 1816 Sam Houston St., Liberty, Texas Appearing:  The Gibson Family (Alfred Gibson, Gloria Gibson, Trish Chambers), Allen Hauke, Liberty Opry Band & Cast, along with house comedian “Booger Lee”.  Tickets $15.00   Doors open @ 12 noon *March 12, 2016 – Saturday, 2 PM Matinee – Tribute To ELVIS – Specialty Show –  Liberty Opry – 1816 Sam […]