Announcements

What To Expect In A Personal Injury Trial

So you turned down that last offer from the defendant. You consulted your lawyer and your family before making that decision, and everyone supports you. The defendant isn’t willing to add more to the amount they offered. They said they feel they’ve already offered so much more than what you can get elsewhere. Because of all this, your lawsuit against the person who caused your injuries will be going to trial. However, except for the […]

Tuts Leading Ladies Luncheon And Awards Ceremony Set For Friday, April 16 At Tony’s

The Annual Event Honors Houstonians Who Champion The Performing Arts And Arts Education Theatre Under The Stars will host the Leading Ladies Luncheon on Friday, April 16 at 11 a.m. at Houston’s renowned Tony’s on Richmond Ave. This annual event honors outstanding Houstonians who champion the performing arts and arts education. “After such a long time apart, we are delighted to join together and celebrate the amazing people in our community who make a tangible difference for Houstonians every day,” said Hillary Hart, TUTS […]

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Partners with Texas Lawmakers to Promote Financial Literacy Month

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is partnering with members of the Texas Legislature to help give young Texans the knowledge and skills they need to make better-informed personal financial decisions in saving, spending, borrowing and planning. The partnership is in concert with nationwide Financial Literacy Month, which began April 1. “The events of the past 12 months have only highlighted the need to promote financial literacy at an early age,” Hegar said. “As the school year winds down, […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Introduce Resolution Honoring Baylor Men’s Basketball Team as NCAA Champions

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today introduced a resolution in celebration and recognition of Baylor University’s 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship title. Upon introduction of this resolution, Sen. Cruz said: “I am proud to honor Baylor men’s basketball team for bringing home to Waco an incredible victory. This one-of-a-kind team showcased the competitiveness and dedication of Texans throughout the tournament, and they will no doubt continue to be a serious contender for seasons to come. Sic ‘em […]

Sales Tax Holiday for Emergency Supplies, April 24-26

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar

With the potential for severe weather approaching, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, which begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 26. “While we can’t know when the next flood, tornado or hurricane may strike, we can make sure our families, homes and businesses have the supplies they need to face […]

Italian Maid Café Presents Music on the Patio in May

Local musicians will be serenading diners when Music on the Patio returns to Italian Maid Café in Cross Creek Ranch, 6-8 p.m. Fridays throughout May. The event kicks off with a special Mother’s Day performance, with Savannah Adkins encouraging kids to get up and sing karaoke Friday, May 7. Other performers include Tay&Mel: Generations on May 14; Randy Burns, May 21; and Josue Thesis, May 28. A native of Venezuela, Thesis is also a Cross […]

MD Anderson researchers highlight advances in clinical studies at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021

Early phase clinical trials conducted by researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center show promising results for patients with RET fusion-positive cancers, high-grade (HGG) and low-grade glioma (LGG) and ovarian cancer. The results, presented today at the virtual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2021, showcase the researchers’ ongoing efforts to advance clinical studies and expand potential indications of approved drugs to develop a platform for more effective treatments and to improve patient outcomes. FDA-approved […]

Katy Area EDC Leader LaCour to Depart Role Next Year

Katy Area Economic Development Council President/CEO Lance LaCour has announced he will be leaving his longtime post in the spring of 2022. LaCour has led the organization for over 15 years during which time the Katy area population has over doubled in size. In his role, LaCour has overseen involvement of Katy Area EDC in a variety of growth projects which have led to the creation of thousands of jobs and positioned the Katy area […]

Jason Nquyen ‘22 Honored at Houston Rodeo School Art Program

Congratulations to FBCA Upper School Student Class of ‘22, Jason Nquyen, for being honored as a 3D Premium Award Winner in the 2021 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) School Art Program for his artwork titled “Campfire Tales of Cowboy Legends.” Jason was among the top 10, top-scoring 3D entries out of upwards of 500 total entries. This accomplishment means that Jason will receive a paid premium and his sculpture will be the first art […]

Harris County Public Health Suspends the Johnson & Johnson Vaccination

In light of the decision by the FDA to pause the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, the FEMA operated Community Vaccination Center (CVC) at NRG Park will administer the Pfizer vaccine today. Please tune in for additional updates from by the CDC & the FDA. Harris County Public Health will not be dispensing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at any of its other vaccination sites until further guidance. Our mobile community vaccine sites will operate as […]