FY 2023 Katy City Budget Approved

By Tom Behrens A public hearing of the proposed FY2023 City of Katy budget was presented at the Katy City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at Katy City Hall, 901 Avenue C, Katy at 6:30 p.m. Members present: Mayor Dusty Thiele, Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris, Council Members, Janet Corte, Gina Hicks, Rory Robertson, and Dan Smith Highlights of the FY2023 Budget Revenue: Approve Tax Rate of $0.077688 on each $100.00 of assessed […]

General Tips and Advice When Renting Cars in UAE

Some companies offer housekeeping services at no cost before and after your departure. This is also possible. This might include regular changing sheets and bath towels, such as shampoo, soap, or shower gel. Also, you can make free LOCAL calls or calls via the phone. If you’re planning to lease the car and wish to arrange a rental car with these cars, they come with central air electricity, heating and a parking space. The person […]

Top Cryptocurrencies Worth Adding to Your Portfolio

Despite the constant ups and downs, cryptocurrencies continue to attract investors. While it has wiped the savings of many, it also gave rise to many millionaires in a short period. If you have been planning to invest in cryptocurrency in India despite being aware of the attached cons, you should try to be careful with your cryptocurrency selection. Since the market has thousands of cryptocurrencies available for trade, picking a select few can be overwhelming. […]

Before, During, And After Buying Your First Home: A Complete Guide

close up view hand of property realtor / landlord giving key house to buyer / tenant.

Buying a home can be deeply overwhelming, especially when it’s your first time. Perhaps you’re unsure how or where to start, and you may be tempted to go ahead and pick the first house you find or continue renting. One study finds that 38% of first-time homebuyers see the entire home-buying process to be more tedious and lengthier than they initially expected. The same study also shows that 44% of first-time homebuyers feel anxious and […]

Buckner Retirement Services Ranked #9 on the Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services™ in 2022

Faith-based senior living communities like Parkway Place offer employees a mission through service. Great Place to Work® ranked Buckner Retirement Services as the #9 small and medium-sized senior living and care employer on the 2022 Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services™ national list. Texas-based Buckner Retirement Services operates Parkway Place in the Energy Corridor. In addition to Buckner Villas, Buckner senior living communities include Buckner Villas in Austin, Baptist Retirement Community in San Angelo, Calder Woods in Beaumont, Buckner Westminster Place in Longview, and Ventana by Buckner in Dallas. The […]

How the 2018 Farm Bill Impacted Hemp

The 2018 Farm Bill was a large 867-million-dollar package signed into legislation with the purpose of providing reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs. Though a small title within the bill, one of the biggest impacts the bill had was on the hemp industry. What is Hemp? Hemp is in the same Botanical class as cannabis, and it is one of the fastest growing plants. It has many uses, from industrial to medicinal; Industrial […]


There are many different strains of THC, all of which have different effects. Some are more potent than others, and some are better suited for certain purposes. Here is a brief overview of some of the most popular THC options. Delta-8-THC Delta-8-THC is a cannabinoid that is found in marijuana. It is a slightly different molecule than delta-9-THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Delta-8-THC is not psychoactive, meaning it does not get you “high.” […]

Is videoconference important in education?

If we’ve learned anything as we enter the new decade, it’s that video conferencing has completely changed the way we communicate securely and remotely with each other. Faced with a global pandemic, we had no choice but to use online tools to communicate, conduct business and rely on video conferencing solutions in education. Especially if you read iMind reviews and make sure you made the right choice. Videoconferencing becomes part of the curriculum and contributes […]

Construction Accident Caused by Faulty Equipment. Learn What to Do

Some of the common types of construction accidents caused by faulty equipment are falls from heights, electrocutions, and caught-in-between accidents. What’s more, the common injuries as a result of this kind of accident are neck & back injuries, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), facial trauma & eye injuries, severe burns, amputations, and broken bones, among others. Well, the following are what you should do if you get involved in a construction accident due to faulty equipment. […]

WWT5: Teamwork Consistency Requires United Effort

Morton Ranch football players celebrate a key touchdown as a team, not an individual effort. (Photo by Terry Carter/ UDPhotos)

This is the third in a continuing series of wellness articles and it can empower our lives, athletic performance, careers and relationships. By Terry Carter One of the most universal rules of the human mind is that conflicting thoughts or beliefs cancel each other out, yielding no significant results. In everyday life, the desire to ask someone for a date can inspire great action in most people. But if that person is equally fearful of […]