• Calendar Listings 8-5-22 through 8-10-22

    Calendar Listings 8-5-22 through 8-10-22

    ­Cinco Ranch Blood Drive Where: LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch When: Aug. 11, 2022, Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Description: The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is in need of blood donations. All successful donors will get: Free T-Shirt, Coffee and Dunkin Donuts, Pint of Blue Bell Ice Cream coupon, 15 percent off your entire Kendra Scott Purchase, and a bruschetta board from Postino. Katy Summer Nights Movie on the Plaza Where: Historic Downtown Katy, […]

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  • Summertime Problems for Katy

    Summertime Problems for Katy

    By: Tom Behrens From May 9 through July 22, 2022, the Katy Fire Departed has responded to 110 fire responses. Twenty-two calls were no fires, but heat detectors in attics going off, and then causing fire detectors inside the home to activate. There were no fires. These “false alarms” are putting Katy Fire Department and personnel temporary out of service, creating the need for assistance from fire departments from neighboring communities. In an effort to […]

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  • Resolutions and Discussion for the Growing City of Brookshire

    By: Tom Behrens The Board of Aldermen of the City of Brookshire met Thursday July 21, 2022, 7:00 p.m. to discuss several different items up before the Alderman for approval, shelving to a later meeting, or disapproval. In attendance was Mayor Darrell Branch, Mayor Pro Tem Kim Branch, Alderman Lyndon Stamps, Jeremiah Hill, and Alderwomen Amanda Neuendorf, Monique Tayor. Resolution 1370: A resolution approving, subject to conditions, the preliminary plat of the “MASN” Apartments Subdivision”, […]

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  • Teach For America Houston Offers Advice On How To Prepare Kids For Heading Back To School

    Teach For America Houston Offers Advice On How To Prepare Kids For Heading Back To School

    HOUSTON, July 12, 2022 — Summer is flying by; before we know it, kids will be heading back to school. To ensure they have a smooth transition, Teach For America Houston, a local nonprofit committed to ending educational inequity, offers the following tips:      Start re-establishing routines with kids by setting alarms and having fixed mealtimes. Having some structure built into their days will help prepare them for heading back to class.      Use summer’s last […]

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  • Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services Transferring to Workforce Solutions Office in Rosenberg

    Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services Transferring to Workforce Solutions Office in Rosenberg

      WHAT:    Notification of Address Change for Vocational Rehabilitation Services Office      WHO:    Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services Staff in Rosenberg      WHEN:    *Effective as of July 19, 2022      WHERE:    From: 117 Lane Drive, Suite 44 Rosenberg, Texas 77471To: 28000 Southwest Freeway, Suite D Rosenberg, Texas 77471      Fifteen vocational rehabilitation (VR) services staff from the Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services offices in Rosenberg will move into […]

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Future of Bitcoin Trading in Equatorial Guinea

As the cryptocurrency market continues to evolve, so too does the way we trade Bitcoin. In Equatorial Guinea, a number of different exchanges have cropped up in recent years, giving users more choices than ever before. But what does the future hold for Bitcoin trading in this country? For further information, you can visit bitalpha ai. For now, it seems that the most popular way to buy and sell Bitcoin is still through peer-to-peer (P2P) […]

Katy ISD Adjusts Elementary Bell Schedule for 2022-2023 School Year

When the 2022-2023 school year begins, Katy ISD elementary students will see a slight adjustment to their bell schedule.  The adjusted elementary bell schedule will help alleviate transportation challenges related to route times and driver shortages.  Effective August 2022, elementary campuses will fall under one of three tiers: Tier A (7:50 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Mid-Tier (8:10 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.) Tier B (8:30 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.) “In an effort to maximize bus routes, […]

Judge Hidalgo Announces Brighter Futures for Harris County Kids Initiative

A Historic $84 Million Investment of American Rescue Plan Act(ARPA) Funds Judge Lina Hidalgo shared evidence-based strategies as the cornerstone of an $84 million investment in Harris County children and families. The Brighter Futures for Harris County Kids was announced in a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Judge Hidalgo along with Commissioner Ellis, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, Congressmember Al Green, and Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher announced the $84 million initiative at the Children’s Museum […]

Cruz Statement on Voting to Support Finland, Sweden NATO Bids

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, made the following statement about his vote for a resolution endorsing Finland and Sweden ascending to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): “Joe Biden’s appeasement policies have made our global challenges into acute threats to American national security. His catastrophic withdrawal from Afghanistan and his inexplicable decision to greenlight Vladimir Putin’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline combined to embolden and enable Putin to […]

COVID-19 Novavax Vaccine Now Available at HCPH Sites

Residents can register today to receive the COVID-19 Novavax vaccine! Harris County Public Health (HCPH) is pleased to announce that there is a new option for people to get their COVID-19 vaccine. On July 13, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine for emergency use.  Following approvals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), HCPH is now offering the […]

Alley Theatre Production Of Born With Teeth Will Play At Guthrie Theater In Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dylan Godwin and Matthew Amendt will reprise their roles as Will Shakespeare and Kit Marlowe under the direction of Alley Theatre’s Artistic Director Rob Melrose The Tony Award®-winning Alley Theatre announces Liz Duffy Adams’ critically acclaimed steamy drama Born With Teeth, a dramatization of the writing collaboration between Shakespeare and Marlowe, will play at Guthrie Theater from Saturday, March 4 to Sunday, April 2, 2023, under the direction of Alley Theatre’s Artistic Director Rob Melrose. Alley Resident Acting Company […]

Get Ready for Rhinegeist, Houston!

Cincinnati-based Rhinegeist Brewery is excited to announce their expansion into Houston, Texas! The chance to expand distribution to Houston’s large, diverse market is an exciting move for the brewery, and Rhinegeist will be launching a two-stage expansion into the Space City starting in August of this year. Beginning in mid-August, thirsty Houstonians can find Rhinegeist’s dynamic line of full-flavored Hard Craft Beverages, called RGBevs, in trusted stores across the city. The line features convenient 12 oz. cans of Bubbles […]

Diet-To-Go Review – You Need To Know Before Buying? [Must Read]

There are just too many mediocre and ineffective diet plans out there. That is why everyone is searching for a diet to end all diets. Luckily for us, there is a diet plan that is considered the best diet to go on in order to lose weight. The program is called Diet-To-Go, and in this Diet-To-Go review, I will let you know everything about the Diet To Go delivery meal program. This includes Diet To […]

TPWD Launches Search for New Executive Director

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) opened applications Wednesday for a successor to retiring executive director Carter Smith. Smith will retire effective January 2023, ending a 15-year tenure at the helm of the agency. The executive director serves as CEO for the department of more than 3,300 employees and represents it with the Legislature, other state and federal agencies, constituent groups and the public. TPWD’s new executive director will join in time to guide staff through the 2023 Texas […]

Sen. Cruz, Colleagues Introduce Asylum Accountability Act

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), in conjunction with Senators Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Bill Hagerty (R-TN), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) introduced the Asylum Accountability Act. This legislation would impose a significant increase in the penalty for illegal aliens who fail to appear in immigration court by permanently barring them from gaining any future benefit under the Immigration and Nationality Act. The unsustainable increase in illegal entries at our southern border are due in […]