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Sen. Cruz: Democrats Are Going to Impeach, Not Because They Have the Evidence, but Because They Hate the President and Want to Undo the Election

Senator Ted Cruz

Appears on Meet the Press with NBC’s Chuck Todd to discuss House’s ‘kangaroo court’ impeachment process HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Senate subcommittee on the Constitution, today appeared on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ with Chuck Todd to discuss House Democrats’ attempt to impeach President Trump regardless of facts or evidence. As Sen. Cruz explained: “This is a kangaroo court in the House. They’re going to impeach, not because they have […]

Sen. Cruz: We Have a Moral Duty to Acknowledge What Happened to 1.5 Million Innocent Armenians

Urges passage of bipartisan Menendez-Cruz resolution affirming U.S. recognition of Armenian genocide WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with ranking member Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), this week went to the Senate floor to urge their colleagues to take up and pass their bipartisan resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide, which resulted in the death of 1.5 million Armenians. The resolution was once again blocked. As Sen. Cruz said:  “We […]

Santa Visits Oakbend Medical Center

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Richmond, TX…Santa visited OakBend Medical Center’s Jackson Street location and took the time to visit with the employees children and grandchildren. The children enjoyed cookies and milk and arts and crafts at the event which took place in the Joe & Doris Gurecky Atrium. They were treated to story time by children’s author, Marilyn Sebesta, of Wharton who brought along Scout the Loveable Lab to help entertain the children and Santa. Each of the children […]

Katy United’s 11 Adidas team finished in first place in the Gold Bracket

Katy United’s 11 Adidas team finished in first place in the Gold Bracket at the WSC Classic at Willowbrook this past weekend.  The local Katy girls defeated many of the top teams in the area for their first tournament of the club volleyball season.  Pictured from left to right: Reagan Petty, Chloe Cummings, Eva Kate Simoncic, Brooke Hereford, Cooper Rolens, Morgan Ribakovs, Baylee Brandes, Kolby Cooley, Faith Clare Stanfield, Sydney Herleth, Eylee Pennings.

Junior High Fundraiser Raises over $8,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma  

KATY [December 6, 2019] –  Recently, Katy Independent School District’s WoodCreek Junior High (WCJH) participated in the Pennies for Patients program and raised more than $8,600 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Over four days, the campus rallied behind the cause, helped promote community service, and is currently the top earning school in the LLS Texas Gulf Coast Region for the 2019-2020 school year.  Since 2009, WCJH has raised over $68,000 for the organization. The […]

Holiday humor column submission for print or digital. No cost. 515 word count.

Elf on the Shelf is suffering with anxiety disorder “Some kids are scared of me,” cried Elf as he rested in my flurry office chair. “Because parents say bad kids won’t receive gifts from Santa when I tattle.” I told Elf that spying on others is naughty, not nice and can be considered creepy. And spying can make children feel paranoid. I asked Elf if he knew what other doll comes to life when nobody […]

Astros’ José Altuve Visits 100-Year-Old Resident of Buckner Parkway Place  

The story of Shirley Clark, who was a missionary in Venezuela for more than 30 years, moved Altuve to visit her following her 100th birthday on Dec. 2. HOUSTON (Dec. 6, 2019) – Major League Baseball player José Altuve of the Houston Astros took some time out of his offseason to pay a visit to a special fan at senior living community Buckner Parkway Place. Ms. Shirley Clark, who turned 100-years-old on Monday, Dec. 2, was surprised by […]

Acupuncture reduces radiation-induced dry mouth for cancer patients

Patients who had acupuncture during radiation reported less dry mouth symptoms up to 12 months after treatment VIDEO: Dr. Lorenzo Cohen discusses radiation-induced dry mouth, and how this trial  showed acupuncture can reduce symptoms. HOUSTON ― After receiving acupuncture treatment three days a week during the course of radiation treatment, head and neck cancer patients experienced less dry mouth, according to study results from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The trial […]

Join us tomorrow, December 6th at Maud Marks Library for the ABC13 Share Your Holidays Food Drive!

From 6:00am to 6:00pm tomorrow, December 6th, bring your donations of nonperishable foods and personal care items to the Maud Marks Library for this annual event that helps stock the KCM Food Pantry before the Christmas holiday. Click the button above to see what is most needed! 25 Years of Community Partnership Naomi Haught, Assistant Branch Manager at Maud Marks says the library has participated in this annual event since 1994, always benefiting the KCM […]

Coffee with a Cop happening in Katy on December 10th

The Fort Bend Kids and Cops Unit is partnering with McDonald’s (7104 S. Fry Rd.) for this community event featuring a toy drive and a visit from Santa, who will be flying in on a helicopter. Details below! Coffee with a Cop  When: Tuesday, December 10; 9-11am Where: McDonald’s of Seven Meadows, 7104 S. Fry Road, Kat, TX