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Italian Maid Café Presents Music on the Patio in May

Local musicians will be serenading diners when Music on the Patio returns to Italian Maid Café in Cross Creek Ranch, 6-8 p.m. Fridays throughout May. The event kicks off with a special Mother’s Day performance, with Savannah Adkins encouraging kids to get up and sing karaoke Friday, May 7. Other performers include Tay&Mel: Generations on May 14; Randy Burns, May 21; and Josue Thesis, May 28. A native of Venezuela, Thesis is also a Cross […]

Katy ISD Dedicates Jordan High School, McElwain Elementary School

Melvin Jordan sits with his daughter, Beverlye Jordan Shafer, at the dedication of Jordan High School (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District dedicated its two newest schools over the past few days, though the schools themselves have been going strong since opening last August The district dedicated Jordan High School, 27500 Fulshear Bend Dr., Monday night. It dedicated McElwain Elementary School, 6631 Greenwood Orchard Dr., Thursday. Both schools honor longtime contributors to the Katy community and the district. In the case of Jordan, the school honors an entire family. […]

Mcdonald’S Restaurants Across Texas Seeking To Hire 25,000 New Employees Beginning In April

McDonald’s restaurants host hiring event throughout Texas April 13-15, seek to add nearly 2,500 new employees in Greater Houston area McDonald’s restaurants across the Greater Houston area plan to hire nearly 2,500 new employees beginning this month with a special three-day hiring event April 13-15. This move comes as part of a collaborative effort between McDonald’s restaurants in Texas to hire nearly 25,000 workers throughout the state to keep up with hiring demands. Job openings […]

Houston Housing Market Reaches New Highs Despite Winter Storm

Photo by Maurice Williams on Unsplash   Houston’s real estate market just achieved its ninth consecutive month of positive sales, along with setting a pricing record for single-family homes. Sales of single-family homes increased by 1.2% over the past year, reaching 6,049 sales in February, the Houston Association of Realtors’ March report reveals. Additionally, total property sales rose by 1.9% to 7,464, while total dollar volume for the month increased 17% to $2.4 billion. All this progress has […]

Find a Test Site Near You and Get Tested Early in the Week

All Harris County Public Health COVID-19 Test Sites are closed Easter Sunday and some sites are also closed the Friday and Saturday before Easter. If you or family members haven’t been vaccinated yet, find a site near you and make a testing appointment for early in the week. COVID-19 is still spreading in Harris County. Nationwide, some communities with high vaccination rates are beginning to see alarming increases in COVID-19 cases. It’s too soon to […]

Many People are Infected with, but Don’t Know It 

COVID-19 is still in Harris County and spreading until more people are vaccinated. If you or family members are not eligible yet, get tested. Four in 10 people who have COVID-19 don’t know because they don’t have symptoms, but are still contagious.  Until more people are vaccinated, testing and taking precautions, are our best tools to stop it. If you find out you have COVID-19, you can quarantine so you don’t infect others. If you […]

DPS Increases Road Enforcement for Spring Break

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is stepping up enforcement efforts as traffic picks up for spring break. DPS Texas Highway Patrol Troopers will increase traffic enforcement as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort) from March 13 through March 21, including St. Patrick’s Day. “Spring break can be a time of fun, but we want the people of Texas, and visitors to our state, to enjoy themselves responsibly,” said DPS Director […]

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Need Your Help In Locating The Following Deceased Individuals

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office. HUBERT HERNANDEZ – Hispanic Male, 79 Years: Mr. Hernandez died in the 13400 block of Robertsvale Road in Houston, TX on 02/24/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-0931. (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/78432)     […]

HCPH| Harris County Public Health to Resume Modified Testing and Vaccination Operations Friday, Normal Operations on Saturday and Sunday

Houston – Harris County Public Health will resume limited COVID-19 testing and vaccine operations on Friday, February 19th. For a full list of details and best practices for residents, please see the information below. Testing:M.O. Campbell, San Jacinto Central, and Lonestar College Cypress Center sites will reopen Friday from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. We will also have COVID-19 testing availability Saturday and Sunday. Due to inclement weather conditions, all HCPH mobile testing sites will […]

UPDATE | Winter Weather Recovery (Thursday – 1 p.m.)

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) is continuing to monitor and coordinate recovery efforts across the area. The National Weather Service has issued a Hard Freeze Warning for Harris County beginning at midnight and lasting until 9:00 a.m. Friday. Remember to protect the 4 P’s – people, pets, pipes and plants from exposure to the cold. Temperatures will be in the 20s across most of the area. Communities in northern parts […]