• Tompkins Wins Its First District Title in Football

    Tompkins Wins Its First District Title in Football

    By George Slaughter Tompkins won its first-ever football district title with a 52-0 win over Seven Lakes Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The Falcons’ title is another milestone in the program’s improvement under Coach Todd McVey. Tompkins suffered through an 0-9 record in 2017, his first season at the school. In 2018, the team improved to its first-ever winning season and playoff berth, finishing with a 10-3 record. Last season, the Falcons improved to 11-2, […]

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  • Katy ISD Dance Director Wins Award for Going Extra Mile for Student Facing Adversity

    Katy ISD Dance Director Wins Award for Going Extra Mile for Student Facing Adversity

    While Katy ISD teacher Victoria Way is well known as director of the Jordan High School Legacies dance team, she’s now making headlines for her work with a team member whose medical condition left her unable to participate with the group. Victoria was recently surprised with Ashley HomeStore’s Red Apple Award for going the extra mile – and then some – for Jordan High School sophomore Madi Joiner.  Up until her freshman year of high […]

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  • Council Appoints Dusty Thiele to Ward A Council Position

    Council Appoints Dusty Thiele to Ward A Council Position

    By George Slaughter The Katy City Council Wednesday accepted the resignation of Ward A Council Member Frank Carroll and appointed Dusty Thiele, an insurance executive and former Ward B council member, to take his place. Thiele will serve the remainder of Carroll’s term, which expires in May. In 2013, Thiele was appointed to serve in the Ward B seat held by then-Council Member Fabol Hughes, who resigned to seek and win the mayoralty. Thiele served […]

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  • Cinco Ranch-Seven Lakes Football Game Postponed to December 4

    Cinco Ranch-Seven Lakes Football Game Postponed to December 4

    By George Slaughter The coronavirus pandemic has compelled the postponement of the Cinco Ranch-Seven Lakes football game. The game is now scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, December 4, at Legacy Stadium. As of Thursday, Cinco Ranch had 12 active student cases, and one active staff case, according to the Katy Independent School District. Seven Lakes has 15 active student cases, and three active staff cases. Cinco Ranch has an enrollment of 3,439 students. Seven Lakes […]

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  • School Board Welcomes Two New Members

    School Board Welcomes Two New Members

    By George Slaughter Ashley Vann, Leah Wilson, and Greg Schulte took the oaths of office before the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday. The board then elected Vann as school board president, Lance Redmon as vice president, and Susan Gesoff as secretary. Vann, who described herself on her campaign form as a public servant, was unopposed in her reelection bid for the position 3 seat this month. Wilson, a U.S. Air Force […]

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Ways To Use A Baby Change Table

Baby changing tables are raised surfaces that help you change your baby’s diaper. Along with diapers, you can also change your baby’s clothes whenever you need them. The changing tables come in a variety of shapes and styles, which gives you the chance to opt for the one that is ideal for your baby. They are made from hard plastic so that it can handle your baby’s weight. Using a baby change table will ensure […]

nLighten Plus Reviews – Scam Complaints or nLighten+ Ingredients Really Work?

nLighten Plus is a newly released formula that works to optimize the speed of your metabolism. According to the official website, it consists of a perfect blend of cellular refueling substances to help you lose fat faster. All of the ingredients are natural and integrated into the right amount to enhance the products’ functionality.  Also referred to as nLighten+, this formula is meant to excel your weight loss process and help you see results faster. […]

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Transfer of $2.3 Billion to State Highway and Rainy Day Funds

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he recently completed the transfer of $2.27 billion into the State Highway Fund (SHF) and the Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF; commonly known as the “Rainy Day Fund”). Each fund received more than $1.13 billion, or 50 percent of the total transfer. The economic contraction associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and recent volatility in oil prices contributed to the transfer amounts being lower than the $1.66 billion each fund received […]

Sens. Cruz, Braun, Colleagues Send Letter to ATF, DOJ Requesting Clarification on AR-Styled Pistols for American Gun-Owners

Senator Ted Cruz

 U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Mike Braun (R-Ind.), James Risch (R-Idaho), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Todd Young (R-Ind.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Tim Scott (S.C.), and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Acting […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement in Response To a Fish and Wildlife Service Notice Allowing Permian Basin Oil and Gas Companies to Operate on Land Inhabited By the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement in response to the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) publishing a Notice of Availability for an Enhancement of Survival Permit Application and drafting an Environmental Assessment for the dunes sagebrush lizard (DSL), a species found only in the Permian Basin of West Texas and southeastern New Mexico. The notice establishes a permitting process that would allow oil and gas companies in the Permian Basin to continue operations […]

Natural Bridge Caverns To Host Seventh Annual Christmas At The Caverns

Celebration Offers Holiday Favorites While Keeping COVID Safety A Top Priority “Christmas at the Caverns” begins Saturday, Dec. 5. This annual family-friendly event brings you the sights and sounds of the holiday season combined with Texas’ largest cavern system for a truly one-of-a-kind experience, all while providing extensive health and safety protocols to minimize the potential risk of exposure to COVID-19. Last year’s popular hayride has transitioned to the Trail of Lights, a spectacular one-third-mile walkthrough of lighted […]

AG Paxton Announces Josh Reno as Deputy Attorney General for Criminal Justice

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Josh Reno, a graduate of the Texas Tech School of Law, will serve as Deputy Attorney General for Criminal Justice. Mr. Reno has served as an Assistant District Attorney in Williamson and Lubbock County and, during his time as a Prosecutor, he built a record of outstanding litigation and was awarded Lubbock County District Attorney’s Prosecutor of the Year in 2010. “I look forward to continuing the great […]

Katy Elks #2628 Dinners To Go

Mon. 11/30 $10 Chili, cornbread, & dessert

Week of 11/30–12/3 5:30-8:00 p.m. To Order — call/text Vince Morille @ (713) 724-7104 or Carla Clark @ 281-961-2376 Email to carlagclark@hotmail.com • Accepting cash or credit cards • We will deliver it to your car, call when you arrive. Mon. 11/30 $10 Chili, cornbread, & dessert Tues. 12/01 $10 Homemade chicken noodle soup, roll, & dessert Thurs. 12/03 $12 Homemade Seafood Gumbo, French roll, & dessert.

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences: Unidentified Decedent Flier

Announcement Date: 11/25/2020 Date of Death/Recovery: 11/19/2020 IFS Case Number: ML20-4910 Law Enforcement Agency and Case Number: Houston Police Department 1538797-20H NamUs.gov Number: UP75894 Recovery Location: 10700 North Freeway, Houston, TX 77037 Demographic Description: Sex: Female Race: White Height: 5’6”” Wt: 170 Age: Adult ADDITIONAL IDENTIFIERS: The decedent has no tattoos. She was clothed in a maroon shirt with a white floral pattern, black sweater, blue jeans, teal socks and a pair of blue and […]

Thanksgiving: Food For Thought

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller

An Editorial by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller As the holiday season rapidly approaches, we are once again reminded of the abundant blessings in our lives. However, this year’s turn of events has added a newfound sense of gratitude. I think we can agree 2020 surprised us all. COVID-19 arrived unexpectedly and life as we knew it changed in the blink of an eye. Thanks to this lousy virus, even Thanksgiving might look a little […]