Announcements

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces High Demand for Texas Short-Term Notes

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today’s sale of $8 billion in Texas Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRAN) received a net interest rate of 1.34 percent. “Texas remains a very solid investment, and we are pleased with the market’s reaction to this sale,” Hegar said. “A net interest rate of 1.34 percent on what is essentially a 1-year note, while 1-year Treasury notes are yielding about 1.7 percent, is indicative of Texas’ strong credit […]

TxDOTS Vows To Cut Road Accident Deaths In The Coming Years

The police barred motorists from passing on the Katy Freeway on Wednesday, August 8, after two motorcycles crashed near Washington Avenue while racing. None of the motorcyclists died due to the crash, but one of them was transported to the hospital in critical condition. For almost two decades, at least one person has died on Texas roadways every day since Nov. 7, 2000. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) marked the unfortunate milestone by launching the […]

Cross Creek Ranch Eyes Final KISD Lots

Cross Creek Ranch will have delivered nearly 500 homesites by year’s end, including properties in its final neighborhoods served by the Katy Independent School District.

Cross Creek Ranch is developing its final homesites within Katy Independent School District, delivering 291 so far in 2019 with another 180 planned by the end of the year. Among the KISD homesites being developed are the largest remaining for the Fulshear community. “We expect to be completely built out on the Katy ISD side of Cross Creek Ranch by the end of 2020,” said Rob Bamford, general manager of Cross Creek Ranch. “The remaining […]

Tropical Storm Chantal Forms in Atlantic, No Threat To Texas

What is the danger? Tropical Storm Chantal is the third named storm of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, but poses no threat to Texas. The storm is currently located over the open Atlantic and is expected to downgrade to a tropical depression later this week. What you should do: While Tropical Storm Chantal will not impact Texas, we are currently in the peak of Hurricane Season. All residents should get a kit, make a plan […]

Native ads have arrived

Advertising your business is vital in order to make sure that it is a success. The good news about advertising is that it comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, which means that you are absolutely going to find one that is right for you and for the type of audience that you are trying to reach. In the most part, advertising and marketing is now digital, as this can have a greater reach […]

School Teachers, Faculty and Staff Are Free at Typhoon Texas This Sunday, August 25 

KATY, TX (August 21, 2019) – Whether they are recovering from the first week or celebrating their last day of summer, school teachers, faculty and staff are free at Typhoon Texas this Sunday, August 25. Sunday, August 25:  School teachers, faculty and staff are free! Educators Appreciation Day comes to Typhoon Texas Sunday, August 25 when teachers, faculty and staff enjoy free admission.  Educators must register for the free admission by entering their school email […]

Over 1000 Affordable Housing Units Approved for Harris County

As Harvey Two Year Anniversary Nears $90 Million in Disaster Recovery Funding Applied Harris County Commissioners have given the green light to Harris County Project Recovery-Harvey to proceed with development plans of eight (8) multi-story affordable rental facilities in various locations throughout the county. The projects also vary in terms of those served, from families, to seniors, to homeless youth and those with mobility, hearing and vision impairments. In January of 2019, the Harris County […]

Shocks & Jolts Exhibit Debut

Photo credit: Cody Duty

New exhibit generates buzz just in time for Labor Day weekend! Saturday, Aug. 31 Constellation Energy customers save $2 on admission through Labor Day Get ready for a shock to your system with an electrifying exhibit like no other, just in time for Labor Day weekend! Shocks & Jolts will zap you with opportunities to explore the exciting topic of electricity and investigate its properties, generation, and uses. You’re invited to ask questions, explore, experiment […]

Live Nation Houston just released a slate of new concerts coming soon to the greater Houston area.

The full lineup of concerts taking place in the weeks and months ahead is included in the attached excel grid, but we also wanted to share some recently announced events in the past week that might be of interest for coverage – see below: James Harden & Friends Charity Concert Friday, August 23 at Revention Center On Sale Now / Details & Tickets HERE Nurse Blake Wednesday, October 2 at House of Blues On Sale […]

Writers’ Workshop At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special “Writers’ Workshop” on Saturday, September 7, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Multi-purpose Room of the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Aspiring writers are invited to bring samples of their work to be critiqued. Those attending this workshop should plan to bring five copies of their 3- to 5-page manuscript, double-spaced, with pages numbered. Participants will work in groups to critique each […]