A Successful Intervention Requires Planning, Encouragement

Contrary to what people may see on TV shows, convincing a person to agree to enter a rehabilitation facility to treat their addiction is not a clear-cut process, nor does it get resolved in an hour. Merriam Webster defines an intervention as “an occurrence in which a person with a problem (such as a drug addiction) is confronted by a group (as of friends or family members) whose purpose is to compel the person to […]

7 Self-Care Tips for Parents of Special Needs Children

Parenting children is already challenging enough, but parenting a special needs child requires more energy than most people realize. When you’re not knee deep in therapy appointments or taking care of medical needs, being a constant caregiver can drain you. It’s important for parents of special needs children to create a self-care plan. It may not be as extensive as someone in a different situation, but it is vital if you want to avoid caregiver […]

DPS Continues Saturday Services for Commercial Driver Licenses at Select Offices in December

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announces the continuation of additional Saturday appointments at select commercial driver license (CDL) offices for customers needing to apply, renew, replace or upgrade their Texas CDL in the month of December. Participating driver license offices will offer a limited number of appointments on Dec. 4 and 11 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Dec. 18 from 7 to 11 a.m. “We’re adding more Saturday dates for CDL appointments to […]

Give the gift of wonder this holiday season with Alegría by Cirque du Soleil

Soul-touching performances through January 1, 2022, under the Big Top at Sam Houston Race Park This holiday season, gift that special someone the whimsical, immersive experience of Alegría – a true Cirque du Soleil classic reimagined in a new light. Through January 1, 2022, step under the Big Top at Sam Houston Race Park to celebrate the season of giving through the pure theatrical magic of Alegría – an entirely redesigned fan favorite featuring new exciting acrobatics and an enhanced live […]

Igloo Unleashes Two New Monster Jam® Playmate Coolers!

Today, Igloo and Monster Jam®, the most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today, unleashed a special-edition collection that unites two of the most recognizable Monster Jam trucks — Grave Digger® and El Toro Loco® — with the world’s most recognizable cooler, the Playmate. The new Monster Jam Grave Digger and El Toro Loco Playmate Pal coolers are available now on “Teaming up with Monster Jam, the larger-than-life sport, has been the ultimate experience,” […]

Council Member Edward Pollard Announces New Food Insecurity Board to Fight Hunger in Houston 

Council Member Edward Pollard announces the establishment of the new Food Insecurity Board, which was approved by a unanimous vote by Houston City Council. The Houston Food Insecurity Board will be an effective and comprehensive approach to addressing the issue of food insecurity by providing policy suggestions, guidance, and best practices to policymakers. Over 738,000 Houstonians have little to no access to healthy food, and 360,000 children in Harris County are experiencing food insecurity. This includes over 500,000 Houstonians living in […]

Jordan Ranch Hosts Holiday Market Dec. 11

Holiday Market 8114.jpg Jordan Ranch in Fulshear is hosting a Holiday Market 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, that includes shopping, raffles and holiday beverages (while they last). Admission is an unwrapped toy, which will be donated to Family Hope.

Jordan Ranch will host a holiday market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, featuring unique items sure to delight gift recipients. Shoppers can browse more than a dozen vendors offering everything from sweet treats and holiday wreaths to jewelry and custom wood creations at The Shed, 30757 Jordan Crossing Boulevard in Jordan Ranch. “Even if you have hard-to-shop for friends or relatives, you are sure to find the perfect gift,” said Solomon […]

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Officials Approve Educational Commitment of $22,125,250

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials approved an educational commitment of $22,125,250 to support Texas youth and statewide educational programs in 2022. A majority of the funds will be administered through more than 800 scholarships valued at $14,186,000. “Our 2022 educational commitment is particularly meaningful as we near the Rodeo’s 90th anniversary, as it reinforces our unwavering commitment to supporting Texas youth and education, despite the challenges we’ve faced along the way,” said Chris Boleman, […]

Personal Injury: What Is It And How To Get Appropriate Compensation

Victims file a civil lawsuit in a personal injury case after getting injured but they can’t always guarantee that they will be rightfully compensated. When it comes to all the losses that stemmed from the incident that caused the injury, it can be difficult to ensure legal remedy for every single one. That is why it’s so important to understand the value of your personal injury to know what to expect in the settlement. Read […]

The Three Categories Of Online Casinos

People love casinos and everything that has to do with them. This love has been displayed from the many songs that have been recorded about them, the movies that were produced based on them, and the fact that people travel halfway across the world just to enjoy a night out at a luxurious casino. Playing online casino games at has also become a trendy subject among lovers of the casino. Ever since their introduction […]