• Students in Raines Academy CDL Training and Licensing Program Earn their Licenses 

    Students in Raines Academy CDL Training and Licensing Program Earn their Licenses 

    KATY, TX [November 30, 2023] – Eight Katy Independent School District students have recently earned their Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) through an innovative program launched for the 2023-2024 school year at the Martha Raines Academy. In partnership with RGV CDL Services LLC, this pioneering program delivers comprehensive training to students without any financial burden, ensuring accessibility and affordability for all participants. The curriculum encompasses hands-on training covering various aspects of operating an 18-wheeler, including […]

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  • Legacy Brick Unveiling in Honor of Katy ISD 2023 Teachers of the Year

    Legacy Brick Unveiling in Honor of Katy ISD 2023 Teachers of the Year

    Join us in celebrating the hard work and commitment of 74 remarkable Katy ISD Teachers of the Year! These outstanding educators will be etched into Katy’s history as we unveil commemorative bricks at Katy Heritage Park on December 5. This annual event would not be possible without the generous support and collaboration from Venus Construction, Modern Pest Control and the Katy Heritage Society. Katy ISD greatly appreciates their partnership to help us celebrate and acknowledge […]

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  • Old Town Bistro is hosting its 2nd annual Christmas Bake Sale!

    Old Town Bistro is hosting its 2nd annual Christmas Bake Sale!

    Come shop for a variety of baked goods, including CAKES, COOKIES, & COOKIE DECORATING KITS. All proceeds benefit our Culinary Arts department. Scan our QR code for parking directions.

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  • Katy ISD’s Financial Services Earns Excellence  Award in Financial Reporting 

    Katy ISD’s Financial Services Earns Excellence  Award in Financial Reporting 

    KATY, TX [November 14, 2023] – The Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) financial services team recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2022. According to a release issued by the GFOA, it was determined by an impartial panel that the report met the high standards […]

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  • Candy Cane Market with H&H Markets Returns to Cane Island Saturday, December 2

      KATY TX (November 13, 2023) — More than 50 outdoor vendors will gather for one of west Houston’s most popular single-day holiday shopping events, Candy Cane Market with H&H Markets, on Saturday, December 2 in Katy’s Cane Island. Candy Cane Market is open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the community’s Cane Quarter amenity village, 2100 Cane Island Parkway, where local vendors will present handcrafted jewelry, custom clothing and accessories, fun items for the home […]

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Houston Arboretum’s Arbor Cup at Memorial Park Golf Course on Dec. 5 raises $85,000 for conservation and education programs

WHAT:                 Houston Arboretum & Nature Center’s Arbor Cup, “A Round in the Woods” golf tournament. WHERE:             Memorial Park Golf Course                                 1001 E. Memorial Loop Dr.                                 Houston, TX 77007 WHEN:               Tuesday, Dec. 5, […]

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Reminds Retailers of New E-Cigarette Law Designed to Protect Youth

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding retailers that beginning Jan. 1, 2024, it will be a crime in Texas to market, advertise, sell or cause to be sold an e-cigarette product in certain containers that are designed to appeal to minors. “It is illegal to sale e-cigarettes to minors — these products are dangerous and most contain nicotine, heavy metals and cancer-causing materials — yet these products are intentionally designed to attract minors,” Hegar said. “Texas […]

Chronic Wasting Disease Detected in Free-Range Coleman County Deer

AUSTIN — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) received confirmation of a case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Coleman County, marking the first detection in the county. A two-year-old whitetail buck harvested by a hunter on a low-fenced property tested positive through sampling conducted voluntarily to assist with the state’s CWD surveillance. The sample was collected by a TPWD Wildlife Biologist as part of the statewide surveillance effort. Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory initially analyzed […]

Renovation Revelation: The Ultimate Guide to Navigating Your Home Upgrade

Whether you’re revamping a single room or undertaking a full-scale home renovation, the process can be both exhilarating and daunting. With countless decisions to make and details to consider, embarking on a home upgrade requires thoughtful planning and strategic execution. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the key steps and considerations to ensure that your home renovation becomes a revelation—a seamless blend of style, functionality, and comfort. The Foundation of Success: Choosing the […]

Beyond Bitcoin: Enhancing Your Crypto Lifestyle with Savvy Online Casino Bonus Strategies

Welcome to the thrilling intersection of cryptocurrency and online casino bonuses, where savvy strategies can elevate your crypto lifestyle beyond Bitcoin. If you’re ready to navigate this exciting fusion, stick around as we uncover the secrets of maximizing your crypto adventure with shrewd bonus tactics. Crypto Coins and Casino Chips: Unleashing the Power of Cryptocurrency in Online Gaming In the realm of online casinos, the integration of cryptocurrencies has opened up a new world of […]

Elevating Your Bathroom with Stylish Sinks and Showers

  When remodeling a bathroom, the sink and shower often provide focal points to start planning around. They prominently impact the room’s aesthetics and functionality. Let’s overview key components of bathroom sinks and showers to consider when upgrading these hardworking fixtures. We’ll also explore trends and ideas for contemporary, high-end bathrooms. Bathroom Sinks: Key Elements Installation Style Bathroom sinks generally either install into the vanity countertop or mount directly to the wall. Undermount sinks cost […]

How Farmers in Texas Can Increase Their Profits

Business owners have enough responsibilities on their shoulders that would overwhelm a majority of the population. Add in the factor of running an agricultural entity and you quickly see why farmers tend to be quite resilient folks. Farming is perhaps the most important industry on the planet, providing a huge portion of the food supplies to the population. It doesn’t matter if you manage crops or livestock, your job helps feed thousands if not millions […]

Attorney General Ken Paxton Responds to Travis County TRO

Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – The Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) granted by the Travis County district judge purporting to allow an abortion to proceed will not insulate hospitals, doctors, or anyone else, from civil and criminal liability for violating Texas’ abortion laws. This includes first degree felony prosecutions, Tex. Health & Safety Code § 170A.004, and civil penalties of not less than $100,000 for each violation, Tex. Health & Safety Code §§ 170A.005, 171.207-211. And, while the TRO […]