• Katy ISD Schools Extend Closure  

    Katy ISD Schools Extend Closure   

    KATY [March 31, 2020] – In line with today’s Executive Order from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Katy Independent School District will remain closed through Monday, May 4.  The temporary closure will help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and will promote the continual practice of “social distancing.” Likewise, the District will need to evaluate the timeline of future initiatives and events, such as Bond 2020, UIL competitions and high school graduations.  With the balance of the […]

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  • Katy ISD School Board Postpones Election to November

    Katy ISD School Board Postpones Election to November

    By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees Monday night voted to postpone its school board election until November. The vote came in response to a COVID-19-related proclamation issued by Gov. Greg Abbott on March 18. In that proclamation, Abbott gave local jurisdictions with elections in May, such as the school district, the option of postponing those elections until November. Abbott said he encourages postponement so communities can focus on addressing COVID-19 […]

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  • Thousands More Participate in Katy ISD Free Meals More Sites Open for the District’s Third Week of Distribution  

    Thousands More Participate in Katy ISD Free Meals  More Sites Open for the District’s Third Week of Distribution   

    KATY [March 29, 2020] – Just this week, 123,286 Katy area children received both breakfast and lunch through the Katy Independent School District Grab and Go Meals Program.  As the Katy community follows guidance regarding the Coronavirus pandemic, Katy ISD is committed to ensuring Katy children stay healthy by receiving the needed nutrients through these meals.  During its third week of operations, Katy ISD will move one meal distribution site and add an additional school to […]

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  • COVID-19 Issues Compel City to Postpone Election

    COVID-19 Issues Compel City to Postpone Election

    By George Slaughter Citing public safety concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the Katy City Council Monday voted unanimously to postpone the Katy city election until November 3. The vote came in response to a COVID-19-related proclamation issued by Gov. Greg Abbott last Wednesday. In that proclamation, Abbott gave cities with upcoming elections, such as Katy, the option of postponing those elections until November. Abbott said last week that he encourages postponement so the focus can […]

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  • Katy ISD Provides Thousands of Free Meals to Katy Children

    Katy ISD Provides Thousands of Free Meals to Katy Children

    Next Week, the District will add two new locations and hot food entrée option. KATY [March 22, 2020] – Over the past week, Katy Independent School District has had the privilege to serve 33,102 meals, both breakfast and lunch, to Katy area families during this difficult time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For this upcoming week, Katy ISD will move one meal distribution site and adding an additional school to expand our assistance to the community.  […]

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Top MBA colleges in Bhopal for 2020  

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally-recognized program  designed specifically to help professionals developskills mandated for a successful career in the world of business and management. The program is currently amongst the most popular professional degree programs in the world with thousands of programs offered worldwide, in a variety of languages. MBA programs have evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of the business world. The popularity of the program is due to the […]

What People Should Know About Diabetes Management

Diabetes is a common health problem affecting over 10% of the American population. You might have heard about the sickness, but you will be surprised that there is a lot that you don’t know about diabetes. Research studies in recent years have improved treatment, knowledge, and diagnosis of diabetes that has allowed for better management and prevention of the illness. Here are some basic concepts that everyone should know about diabetes: ●    Insulin Taking the […]

UHV to close campus through April 30

In response to orders from state and local government officials, the University of Houston-Victoria will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday through April 30, except for essential personnel. All employees able to work remotely have been instructed to do so, and the university has taken steps to help ensure employees have access to necessary technology and resources, UHV President Bob Glenn said. Essential services at the university that will continue to function are Housing and Dining […]

Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for January 2020

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for January 2020 came from 173,067 oil wells and 86,957 gas wells. The RRC reports that from February 2019 to January 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 9.9 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the RRC is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the RRC. See more About the […]

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez’s Statement on County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s Emergency Jail Population Reduction Order

Lina Hidalgo, Democratic candidate for Harris County Judge shoots a campaign video at Dona Maria Mexican Cafe 7.18.2018, on the east side, and spends time with parents.

April 1, 2020 — Today, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office received an emergency order from Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo mandating the temporary release of a narrow group of inmates with no history of violence. To be eligible for temporary release, an inmate must be charged with — but not yet convicted of — a crime that doesn’t involve violence or the threat of violence. Those charged with burglarizing homes or habitual drunk driving will […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘Our Priority Now Needs to Be the Immediacy of Beating This Pandemic’

HOUSTON, Texas – As the coronavirus continues to spread across the country, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this morning appeared on Fox Business’ ‘Mornings with Maria’, The Hugh Hewitt Show, and The Mark Davis Show to discuss the $2 trillion in emergency relief that is on its way to the American people and continued steps the Trump Administration and Congress must take to defeat COVID-19 and save lives. While on Fox Business with Maria Bartiromo, Sen. Cruz explained the Chinese Communist […]

Governor Abbott and Attorney General Paxton Provide Joint Guidance for  Houses of Worship Operating as Essential Services   

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued joint guidance regarding the effect of Executive Order GA 14 on religious services conducted in congregations and houses of worship.     “All Texans must work together to stop the spread of COVID-19, and houses of worship face a particular challenge as we work to combat this pandemic,” said Attorney General Paxton. “This guidance provides clear direction for houses of worship to protect the health and safety of Texans as they […]

Majority of patients responded in CAR T-cell trial for mantle cell lymphoma

Michael Wang, M.D.

Study showed 93% of patients responded with 67% achieving complete response HOUSTON ― A one-year follow-up study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center revealed a majority of patients with mantle cell lymphoma resistant to prior therapies may benefit from treatment with CD19-targeting chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. Findings were published in the April 1online issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The multi-center, 20-site, Phase II ZUMA-2 study reported that 93% of patients responded […]

Lt. Gov. Patrick Statement on 5th Circuit Court Stay

The very definition of elective surgery is “choice”, and these hypocrites have always said abortion is about “choice.  HOUSTON TX – Lt. Governor Dan Patrick issued the following statement today applauding Attorney General Ken Paxton for his quick appeal and win at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals that stayed the block to Governor Abbott’s Executive Order to temporarily suspend non-essential elective surgeries, including abortion, except to save the life of the mother. “It is sadly ironic […]

HCPH | Harris County COVID-19 Case Count (WED – 16:00)

As of April 1, 2020 (4:00 p.m.), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has 86 new cases of COVID-19, which brings the total to 389 positive cases, including two deaths. HCPH is also confirming that 74 of our patients have recovered. These new cases do not include those within the City of Houston. Harris County Public Health updates our COVID-19 dashboard daily at 4:00 p.m. For information regarding case counts, quadrant data across Harris County and […]