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Harris County Man Charged with Murder, Aggravated Assault

By George Slaughter A Harris County man has been charged with murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after the shooting death of his wife. The Harris County Sheriff’s Department said Lawrence Reed was involved in a domestic disturbance with his wife, Junius Reed, at about 8:50 p.m. Thursday in the 2700 block of Roaring Oaks Lane. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found Junius Reed dead from gunshot wounds […]

Theatre Southwest to Celebrate Local Filmmakers with Short Film Showcase

Theatre Southwest is headed from the stage to the screen for its inaugural TSW Short Film Showcase on August 7. The Short Film Showcase is meant to celebrate the talents of local filmmakers and producers. Short films up to 20 minutes in length were submitted earlier in the summer. Over 20 films were submitted with 11 being selected to be screened at the showcase. “So many theatres have been impacted by the pandemic, and that’s […]


Following a delay lasting more than a year, Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) proudly announces its return to live theatrical performances with their Season 6 lineup for 2021–2022. The season opens in October with a tale of strength, bravery, and beheadings in Lauren Gunderson’s gritty comedy, The Revolutionists. February takes us back to where it all began, as DDTCo. presents a “reboot” of their first show, A Steady Rain by Keith Huff. The season closes […]

Local Agencies Unite in Effort to Locate Missing Persons

Attend Missing in Harris County Day, Saturday, August 7 For those with missing loved ones and those who would advocate for them, an annual event August 7th in Houston is the place to be for resources, awareness, and more. August 7, 2021, is Missing in Harris County Day (MIHCD). To celebrate and commemorate this occasion, local, state and national agencies with a mission to find missing persons ask you to attend Missing in Harris County Day on Saturday, August 7th, from 10 AM to 3 PM at The Children’s Assessment Center, 2500 Bolsover Street, Houston, TX 77005. MIHCD’s mission is to help those […]

Harmony Public Schools will offer Free Breakfast & Lunch to All Students During the 2021-22 School Year

Harmony Public Schools has announced its policy that this school year, healthy meals will be offered every school day to all students at no cost. Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals. However, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued guidance that allows schools to offer meals to all students at no cost for the 2021-2022 school year. Harmony Public Schools will welcome back students […]

Rodeohouston® Tickets On Sale Thursday, July 29 For Cody Johnson’s Opening Performance

Cody Johnson

WHAT: Ticket On-Sale for Cody Johnson’s RODEOHOUSTON performance, scheduled for Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, the first day of the 2022 Rodeo. WHEN: Thursday, July 29, 2021, 10 a.m. (Online Waiting Room opens at 9:30 a.m.) WHERE: Online at rodeohouston.com Tickets for Johnson’s performance go on sale to the public through AXS Ticketing viacom. The online waiting room opens at 9:30 a.m. Early Waiting Room entrance does not place you in a first-come, first-served At 10 a.m., customers […]

Harris County Pets Receives $20,000 Grant From PetSmart Charities® To Increase Access To Affordable Veterinary Care In Harris County

One of the most common reasons pets are surrendered to local shelters is the lack of affordable pet wellness, training and education programs. Due to cost and other barriers, pets in under-resourced communities often do not have access to basic veterinary care such as spay/neuter services, vaccinations, parasite control and other medical and preventative care. With a $20,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, Harris County Pets (HCP) aims to support pets and pet parents in need by providing both […]

Sam Zavary and Exclusive Furniture Host Part 2 of the ‘Back to School’ #Back2Exclusive Extravaganza

Saturday July 31st, 2021 with Widely Viewed, Nationally Renowned TikTokers ‘DadWiggies,’ Prizes, Food, Backpack Giveaways & More Exclusive Furniture will also be giving away 200 high-end back packs for those in attendance, with ‘Meet & Greet,’ live entertainment, giveaways, furniture discounts, & more  In an effort to keep the community engaged, Sam Zavary and Exclusive Furniture (where low prices live) are hosting ‘Part 2’ of the 3 part series of the ‘Back to School’ or […]

Heroes of the Coast Guard Livestream Event – You’re Invited!

The Coast Guard Foundation will honor the Coast Guard’s proud legacy of service and highlight its heroes from across the Nation with the inaugural Heroes of the Coast Guard livestream event on the 231st birthday of the Coast Guard, August 4, 2021, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT. Please share this event with fellow colleagues and your audience. Any and everybody is welcome to view the livestream event! To download the Coast Guard Foundation President, Susan […]

COVID-19 Trial to Combat Delta Variant

UT Health Science Center at Houston, Baylor College of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University are enrolling for two new Covid-19 treatment and prevention studies in the Houston metro area. If you have recently been diagnosed with COVID-19, you may be eligible, and participants will be compensated up to $575. This is the first U.S. multi-center, double-blind, randomized clinical trial to assess the effectiveness of convalescent blood plasma as an outpatient therapy. Antibodies are one of […]