Big Bend National Park Reopens For Day Use August 7th 

The Brewster County Tourism Council and Visit Big Bend have received notice from Big Bend National Park and the National Park Services that beginning Friday August 7th at 9am, Big Bend National Park will reopen to the public in a limited capacity for day use only. All paved roads within the Park will be open with the exception of those to Rio Grande Village, Castolon and the Santa Elena Canyon areas. Trails accessible by those open […]

Want to Have Some Useful Tips on Fishing? Here’s How

Do you want to start fishing? If yes, there are some of the main tips you need to learn in this practice. Fishing is an activity you can take as a hobby or as an employment venture. Whichever way, you need to learn its tricks and ways in which you can create a fortune on it. On this article, we will shed some light on some of the useful tips you can use: Ensure you […]

Katy ISD Seeking Input on Its Meal Distribution Program

By George Slaughter As the Katy Independent School District prepares for school to begin this month, it is seeking input for its curbside “grab and go” meal distribution program. On Saturday, August 8, parents in the district will begin receiving a survey, the purpose of which is to better enable the district to manage both its personnel and the 23 food distribution sites in the district. The survey closes next Wednesday, August 12. All Katy […]

The 2020 Ultimate Guide in Starting Your Own CBD Business

CBD has been the talk of the town in the health regimen industry for quite some time now. CBD is an acronym for cannabidiol which is found in the Cannabis sativa plant known as marijuana or hemp. Although it is an active substance in marijuana, CBD is commonly produced from the hemp plant. This makes it non-psychoactive, meaning it does not get you “high”, unlike the chemical compound, THC found in marijuana. People have been […]

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit – What You Need To Know            

A wrongful death lawsuit is filed against a person or a party responsible for the death of another individual. Either the death of the person is intentional or not, the person’s family or decedent is entitled to file a wrongful death claim. A criminal trial will be held by the court which will determine if the family will receive damages or compensation for their loss of companionship, pain and suffering, lost wages, inheritance, and other […]

Tompkins High School Teacher Receives State Recognition for Educational Excellence

Michael Clark - photo courtesy Katy ISD

By George Slaughter Michael Clark, an Advanced Placement Micro and Macro Economics teacher at Tompkins High School, has been honored with the Charles Pickitt Secondary School Teacher Award. The award was presented virtually at the recent Association of Texas Professional Educators Summit. “Even in these most trying times, it’s great to know that our work is making a difference and being admired by other educators across Texas,” Clark said in a news release. “Every student […]

Free COVID-19 Surge Testing Coming to Harris County’s Two Stationary Sites

New testing operations will increase capacity at HCPH and get results faster        In partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS), both of Harris County Public Health’s (HCPH) Ken Pridgeon Stadium and San Jacinto College Central Campus locations will transition to surge testing sites, aiming to increase testing capacity and faster lab turnaround times. The temporary transition, lasting roughly two weeks or […]

Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union and the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Come Together to Recognize Education in the Community on August 6th

Front Row left to right: Yvonne Kershner, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union; Becky Acosta, Memorial Hermann Medical Group; Back Row left to right: Stephen Ives, YMCA of Greater Houston; Kyle Stanzel, Houston Methodist West Hospital; Gregory Prince, PBK, Inc.

The 2020 Katy ISD “Teacher of the Year” community virtual event will be presented by Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union and the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, August 6, 2020, via Zoom from 11 am to 12 pm. Business leaders and prominent members of the community will gather virtually to honor outstanding teachers from each campus who have demonstrated excellence and leadership among their peers and in their classrooms. Winning recipients from all 70 […]

5 Techniques to Help You Reduce Your Boyfriend’s Jealousy

Jealousy is quite dangerous in a relationship, and much like black mold, it can fester and destroy what is otherwise good and healthy. That’s why it’s important to address any signs of this green monster upfront. Contrary to what some believe, jealousy isn’t always a red flag of abuse. When it’s mild, jealousy is often a natural reaction to a situation that makes your partner feel insecure. But if your boyfriend is showing serious signs […]

Top Career Pathways For Psychology Majors

Many people we see have this spirit of listening to others and helping or, to be precise, are blessed with empathy. Some people help others intellectually, such as teachers; some help them on emotional levels while others choose to improve spiritually. We all have an idea of what career path we are going to choose and what field of education we need to study for that. The preferences vary from person to person. Every youngster […]