• Week 5 Football Roundup: Tompkins Defeats Cinco Ranch

    Week 5 Football Roundup: Tompkins Defeats Cinco Ranch

    By George Slaughter Tompkins showed its mettle in a tough district opener against Cinco Ranch, pulling out a 32-28 win Thursday at Rhodes Stadium. The Falcons, defending District 19-6A champions, improved to 5-0 overall, 1-0 in district. The Cougars fall to 3-2 overall, 0-1 in district. Cinco Ranch drew the first score with 5:36 in the first quarter, when junior quarterback Gavin Rutherford completed an 11-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Seth Salverino. The […]

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  • Katy Area Safety Fest Postponed to Spring

    Katy Area Safety Fest Postponed to Spring

    By George Slaughter Citing concerns about getting the pandemic under control, officials have postponed the Katy Area Safety Fest from Oct. 16 to April 23, 2022. “As an organization comprised of mostly public safety personnel, Katy Area Safety Fest’s primary goal is to promote safety in our community,” Joseph Casciotti, Katy Area Safety Fest president, said. “We feel it is only right to free up critical resources to address the current need: getting the pandemic […]

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  • Katy Wine Festival Set for Oct. 6

    Katy Wine Festival Set for Oct. 6

    By George Slaughter The Katy Wine Fest is returning for its 16th year, with wine tasting, live musical entertainment, and fun-filled silent and live auctions benefiting the Brookwood Community Center for Learning. The event takes place from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 8 at Gallery Furniture, 7227 West Grand Parkway South in Richmond. “The Katy Wine Fest is the perfect special date night or girls’ night out, which supports an amazing cause. Throughout the years, the Cinco […]

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  • Katy ISD Ranked #1 School District in Houston Area

    Katy ISD Ranked #1 School District in Houston Area

    By George Slaughter The school ranking and review website Niche has ranked the Katy Independent School District as the No. 1 school district in the Houston area and No. 13 in Texas. The rankings are part of Niche’s 2022 best schools list. Each year, Niche assesses school districts from across the country. Niche also ranks 14 elementary schools, eight junior high schools, and three high schools among the best in the Houston area. Katy ISD […]

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  • Sheriff’s Office: Traffic Fatalities Up in Fort Bend County

    Sheriff’s Office: Traffic Fatalities Up in Fort Bend County

    By George Slaughter The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office said fatal car crashes in that county have increased compared to 2020 crash rates. The statistics include those that cause injury to drivers and passengers, the sheriff’s office said. According to the sheriff’s office, 16 fatalities occurred on Fort Bend County roads between Jan. 1 and Sept. 15, versus 11 in the same time period in 2020, a 45% increase. The sheriff’s office said there has […]

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Looking for Escapism? Stream These Greatest Australian TV Shows in Canada

There’s nothing like a great TV show to get you through the week and distract your mind from everyday life. It can even help you learn new things about different cultures or countries that might not be as well-known to you. So for those of us who are looking for some escapism, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Australian TV shows so far this year. Australian TV shows are not only popular in Australia […]

FBI recovers $2.3 million in Bitcoin paid to Hackers

US law enforcement authorities seized 63.7 bitcoins worth about 2.3 million dollars as a ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline Co (COLPI.UL), clamping down on hackers responsible for the most destructive US cyberattack on record. The FBI attributed the attack to the DarkSide gang, which triggered a days-long outage that resulted in a rise in petrol prices, panic shopping, and localized gasoline shortages. The suspension was a huge political issue for President Joe Biden at a […]

Top 8 Bitcoin Hotspots in the World

Bitcoin is a decentralized network with a clear set of rules that allows for efficient money transfers via the Internet, making it a viable alternative to central bank-controlled fiat money. For years that cryptocurrencies have been around, Bitcoin remains the world’s largest cryptocurrency and a large number of retailers and venues are prepared to take it as payment today. This year, El Salvador was reported to become the world’s first country to adopt Bitcoin (BTC) […]

Monero Becoming the Crypto Choice for Cybercriminals

Monero is becoming the coin of preference for the world’s most dangerous ransomware perpetrators. Following the money trace on Bitcoin’s blockchain, the FBI accessed the Colonial Pipeline hackers’ crypto wallet. Monero, zcash, and dash are currencies that have extra privacy. Rick Holland, Chief Information Security Officer of Digital Shadows, stated that the more sophisticated thieves are utilizing Monero. Digital Shadows is a firm that provides cyber threat intelligence. Monero was also previously a popular option […]

How to Thrive in Life as an Introvert

It’s the 21st century. Life is no longer about just survival. Instead, we’re out here trying to live the best life we possibly can. Doing that requires knowing yourself, as this allows you to better navigate the world and get the things you want. One aspect of this is knowing where you fall on the introversion-extraversion spectrum. This is such an important aspect of mental and emotional health that ignoring it will make it impossible […]

Want To Become A Truck Driver? Here Are Some Important Tips

The trucking industry is booming, and the demand for professional drivers is high. Truck driving jobs are expected to increase by 11% in the next 10 years, which means that many people will be looking for truck driver training. If you are interested in becoming a truck driver, here are some things you should know before investing your time and money into this career. Written Test Many truck drivers start by getting their commercial driver’s […]

Handy Tricks To Make Moving To Your New House Easy

Moving to a new house can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. With these handy tricks, you will have everything you need for the move, and it will go smoothly! Ask For Help Make sure to ask the people you know for help in your move.  Ask them which items they want when they visit, whether or not you can store some of their old furniture, and what they would like done with […]

How To Check If You’re Entitled To Compensation After An Injury

Did you know that if you were injured and the injury was caused by someone else, then you may be entitled to money for your medical expenses? If so, don’t wait! It is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible after an injury. You should also know what information they will need from you in order to figure out how much compensation is appropriate. Call A Lawyer If you think that your injuries […]

Explore the world of Tarps along with their multiple uses

Looking for a budget option to meet your needs for shade and cover? Welcome to the world of tarps. You will rarely come across an item as multi-purpose as tarpaulins. Known for their strength, flexibility, and durability, you will find these sheets in use across industries and sectors. Whether in agriculture or industrial and commercial use, tarps are your budget best friend. It is quite impossible to imagine a scenario where you haven’t seen one […]

Keto Butter Cookies & Keto Almond Cookies by Nunbelievable Get Raving Reviews by Happy Customers

While dieting, do you have a strong desire for all of the scrumptious, and delicious snacks that satisfy your taste bud? That should go without saying, right? It’s not uncommon to experience food cravings, especially when striving to maintain a balanced diet. These urges drive you to crave sugary foods. And believe us when we say that giving in to your urges can undo all of your hard work. But you need to stop right […]