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How to Stop Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck

The hard reality is that most people live from one paycheck to another. While you might be comfortable at the moment, living this way can be incredibly problematic if something happens to your income. If you lose a job or a loved one gets sick, you’ll find that you struggle to afford bills and keep your family comfortable. For this reason, it’s time to get away from the mentality that it’s fine to live from […]

Simon Youth Foundation Launches Application Period for National Scholarship Program

SYF’s Scholarship Program is part of the national Simon Supports Education initiative. Katy, Tex. (January 16, 2020) – Since the inception of Simon Youth Foundation (SYF) in 1998, shoppers at Simon Malls, Mills, and Premium Outlets have been among SYF’s most ardent supporters, contributing millions of dollars to support SYF’s mission to help students graduate. As a thank you to these loyal supporters, SYF is proud to once again help a deserving graduating senior living near […]

KCM Hosts Super Bowl LIV Watch Party

Watch Party held in conjunction with Souper Bowl of Caring 2020 Food Drive. [Katy, TX, January 16, 2020] The big screens, comfortable seating, a giant inflatable obstacle course, a family friendly setting, good food, and a great cause, all add up to a great game on February 2nd! Katy Christian Ministries (KCM), is set to host their first Super Bowl Faith & Family Watch Party on February 2nd, 2020, at the Waters Church, 2710 N […]

Texas Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services “Call to Action” Statement and Background  

Statement Attributable to CMS Administrator Seema Verma “CMS is committed to putting patients over paperwork and protecting taxpayer dollars. To achieve this vision, we must ensure that strengthened enforcement preserves beneficiaries’ choice of services and reduces provider burden. We are continuing to expand implementation of the home health demonstration to providers in Texas to combat fraud and abuse. Providers can choose from three claims review options to ensure the right payments are made at the […]

Kirk Rightmire to be Honored at Celebration of Life Service Friday

Kirk Rightmire

By George Slaughter Kirk Rightmire, 56, who died January 4 after years of battling an autoimmune disease, is being remembered for his community service in the Katy area. Rightmire will be honored with a celebration of life service that is set for 1:30 p.m. in rooms 104-107 at the College of Biblical Studies, 7000 Regency Square Blvd., in Houston. Since July, he had served as director of enrollment services and advising at the college. He […]

Houston Grand Opera’s 2020–21 Season Features Incredible Lineup of Seven Productions, Including Opera Favorites and Company Premieres

The company presents the world premiere, The Snowy Day; two HGO premieres, Breaking the Waves and The Sound of Music; Werther, for the first time in over 40 years; the return of Parsifal; and two opera favorites, Carmen and Cinderella HOUSTON—January 16, 2020—Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is proud to announce its 2020–21 season, featuring a repertoire of beloved classics, company premieres, and a much-anticipated world premiere. The 66th season opens with audience favorite Carmen. American mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard makes her HGO and role debut as Carmen in the revival of Rob Ashford’s […]

February’s activities at the Katy Library

SPECIAL EVENTS Saturday Family Story Time at the Katy Library Family too busy to catch one of the weekday story times? Join us for a fun hour of books, songs, and dances on Saturday, 2/01 at 10:30am! This is a monthly story time on the 1st Saturday of each month. For more information, contact the library at 281-391-3509. The library is located at 5414 Franz Road in Katy, Texas. AARP Tax-Aide at the Katy Library It’s that time again. Stop by to get help filing your taxes every Tuesday from 11:00am-4:30pm. (Signups start […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA

Continues call to stop providing Big Tech special privileges in trade agreements: ‘enshrining 230 provisions in our trade agreements is a mistake’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding his vote in support of the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA): “Texans know firsthand the importance of international trade, especially with Mexico and Canada. That’s because no state in the union has more invested in trade with our neighbors than […]

Sen. Cruz on Hannity: Once the President Is Able to Defend Himself, I’m Confident That the President Will Be Acquitted  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on The Constitution, on Wednesday appeared on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the Joe Pags Show after the House took a vote to name their impeachment managers and send the Articles of Impeachment to the Senate. Catch Sen. Cruz’s full interview with Sean Hannity here and the Joe Pags Show here. Excerpts are below. After House Democrats marched the articles over to the Senate, Sen. Cruz said on Fox […]

Great Investments To Buy If You Spend A Lot Of Time On A Golf Course

If you’re an avid golfer, then you will completely understand not just the art and physics involved in golf. You can also tell exactly just how elated you can be each time a well-struck shot occurs. In fact, you don’t need to be part of Augusta National to be able to relate to the thrill and excitement that comes with playing golf. If you’re among the golf enthusiasts then you know that buying some golfers’ […]