Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour Starts Friday

Homeowners and the 2023 Christmas Home Tour Committee are busy with final preparations for the 32nd annual Christmas Home Tour. Set for Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, the tour will feature homes in Imperial, Sugar Creek, Sweetwater, Riverstone and Sienna. Tickets are available online at and at several Fort Bend locations including the Randalls in Pecan Gove, Briarwood gifts & Décor, Cru Design, Fabulous You, Magpies Sugar Land and 2250 Interiors. One […]

State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $4.1 Billion in November

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $4.1 billion in November, 3.7 percent more than in November 2022. The majority of November sales tax revenue is based on sales made in October and remitted to the agency in November. “State sales tax revenue growth resumed in November, after slightly declining on an annual basis the previous month,” Hegar said. “Remittances from sectors driven by business spending were mixed — receipts from the mining and […]

Ring in the Holidays with Texas State Parks

AUSTIN – Texas State Parks is kicking off the holiday season with close to 100 special seasonal activities happening across the state. Visitors of all ages can enjoy themed guided walks, crafting events, educational opportunities and more. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) highly encourages anyone planning a trip to a Texas State Park to reserve their day pass in advance since some parks are expected to reach their capacity limit. Reserve day passes online or over the phone by calling (512) […]

Faith Perspectives Panel: Faithful Conversations on Environmental Concerns

Sunday, Jan. 14, 3 p.m. central, online It can be difficult to know how to broach environmental topics within a faith community. The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites you to hear multiple faith perspectives on the topic of having faithful conversations on environmental concerns.  A panel of speakers of a variety of faith backgrounds will each address this topic through the lens of their faith.  An opportunity for Q&A with the panel will follow. […]

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 […]

TikTok Star Illuminates the Night for Kids at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands with Custom Christmas Light Show

TikTok star “H-Town Frankie,” renowned for his electrifying holiday light mastery, built a custom 4,400-pixel light show synchronized to Christmas classics on the lawn for patients and families to admire from their hospital rooms at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. For the third year in a row, Frankie To-ong brought famous his light show skills to Texas Children’s, which holds a special place in his heart as his daughter is a former patient. Each year his […]

Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo Releases 2024 Rodeohouston® Entertainer Lineup Genre Calendar

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo releases 2024 RODEOHOUSTON entertainer lineup genre calendar. WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023 at 10 a.m. WHERE: and Rodeo social media channels – Facebook, X (Twitter), Instagram The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is ecstatic to unveil the highly anticipated 2024 genre calendar, promising a thrilling range of musical genres. Our dedicated team has worked hard to curate a lineup that embodies diversity and showcases a variety of musical talents. But wait, there’s more! In conjunction […]


SHOP FOR THE HOLIDAYS IN THE SILENT AUCTION! Houston, Texas – (November 28, 2023) – Get into the Christmas spirit with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at its annual Houston Christmas Luncheon on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, held at The Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston Texas  77027, 11:00 a.m- 2:00 p.m. The St. Jude Annual Christmas Luncheon promises to be a celebration of joy, compassion, and the spirit of giving. The festivities will include a […]

Sorority Hosts Vintage Fashion Show

Dolores Fritz of Epsilon Phi Master chapter modeled a vintage 1920’s dress. 

Houston Council of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority selected the private room of Midway Barbeque in Katy, Texas as the location for its annual Fall Event.  The Saturday, October 28, 2023 events featured not only good food but a vintage fashion show with the theme, We’ve Come a Long Way Baby.” Fashions were furnished by sorority members and Michelle Josline, owner of Penelope Pickers and Melissa Sieh, owner of Barnyard Princess, both vintage and craft boutiques […]

Sam Houston Center in Liberty Announces Holiday Food Drive and Community Celebration

Liberty, TX – The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty has announced a holiday food drive to benefit Meals on Wheels of South Liberty County starting Nov. 28 ahead of the Center’s Holiday Celebration in December. Donations of non-perishable food are being accepted at the Sam Houston Center, located at 650 FM 1011 in Liberty from Nov. 28 through Dec. 16. While visiting the Center to see its Southeast Texas history museum, […]