Houston News

SPARK Park dedication held at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Fort Bend ISD on Friday, Dec. 1

HOUSTON, December 5, 2023 – More than 50 people attended the dedication ceremony for Fort Bend ISD’s Rosa Parks Elementary School SPARK Park on Friday, Dec 1. The festive event was attended by SPARK staff and board members, school personnel, including principal Anitra Wilson, elected officials, foundation representatives, and other stakeholders. Of special significance is that the date marked the anniversary of Rosa Parks’ simple, yet profound, act of resistance on a Montgomery, Ala. bus in […]

Silver Drivers Safe Texans Aim To Reduce Traffic Fatalities and Severe Injuries Among Pedestrian and Bicyclist

(College Station-Bryan) – We are all vulnerable road users at some point each day, pedestrian and bicyclist combined make up more than 20% of all deaths on Texas roadways. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT); Pedestrian fatalities totaled 828 in 2022. This is a 0.24% increase from 2021. While bicyclist or pedalcyclist fatalities totaled 91 in 2022. This is a 1.11% increase from 2021. Texas experienced a total number of 4,481 motor vehicle […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour Starts Friday

Homeowners and the 2023 Christmas Home Tour Committee are busy with final preparations for the 32nd annual Christmas Home Tour. Set for Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, the tour will feature homes in Imperial, Sugar Creek, Sweetwater, Riverstone and Sienna. Tickets are available online at www.cafb.org and at several Fort Bend locations including the Randalls in Pecan Gove, Briarwood gifts & Décor, Cru Design, Fabulous You, Magpies Sugar Land and 2250 Interiors. One […]


BROCKMAN HALL FOR OPERA, RICE UNIVERSITY 6100 MAIN ST., Houston, TX 77005 The Houston Children’s Chorus  presents this annual family concert of holiday favorites in the beautiful setting of the new Brockman Hall for Opera at Rice University. Houston, December 2, 2023– Now in its 35th season, the Houston Children’s Chorus, Houston’s premier performing arts ensemble for children, is preparing to spread the joy of the season with their celebrated annual holiday concert. On Saturday, […]


CHAPEL OF VILLA DE MATEL CONVENT 6510 Lawndale St., Houston, TX 77023 The Houston Children’s Chorus  presents this annual concert of sacred Christmas music in the magnificent setting of the Chapel of Villa De Matel Convent. Houston, December 2, 2023– Now in its 35th season, the Houston Children’s Chorus, Houston’s premier performing arts ensemble for children, is preparing to spread the joy of the season with their celebrated annual holiday concerts. On Sunday, December 17th, […]

Katy ISD Receives Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices 

District will offer ECG Screenings During UIL Physicals  KATY, TX [December 5, 2023] – Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) is excited to announce a significant advancement in student and staff healthcare as the district is scheduled to receive a shipment of electrocardiogram (ECG) devices on Wednesday, December 6. The ECG devices will be used for screenings and will be offered to all students seeking a University Interscholastic League (UIL) physical through the district. The optional […]

Stearman Santa Set to Visit Lone Star Flight Museum Saturdays, Dec. 9 and 16. 2nd Annual Breakfast With Santa also on Dec. 9 is sold out!

 Who: Stearman Santa returns to the Lone Star Flight Museum, located at Ellington Airport just 20 minutes south of downtown Houston, for family fun holiday events this December including a special Breakfast With Santa event. What: Stearman Santa is set for Saturdays, Dec. 9 and Dec. 16. Museum guests will see St. Nick taxi to the museum followed by photos with Santa, craft-making and other activities. Stearman Santa events are included with a general admission ticket to the museum. Tickets are $18for adults; $15 for […]

Katy ISD to Hold Public Forum for Naming of Junior High #18 

KATY, TX [December 4, 2023] – During the Katy Independent School District December Work Study Board meeting, the district’s Naming Advisory Committee for Junior High #18 recommended Trustees consider Nelson Junior High School as the name for the campus. The Nelson family has a rich history in the Katy community, spanning five generations. Having played a pivotal role in shaping the community we know today the Nelson family’s legacy is deeply entwined with the history of Katy, as […]

DAV, RecruitMilitary® host Central Region Virtual Veterans Career Fair

ERLANGER, KY. – DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and RecruitMilitary® will co-host the Central Region Virtual Veterans Career Fair December 12 from 11:00am – 3:00pm CST. The event is free to veterans, their spouses, active-duty military personnel and members of the National Guard and Reserve. More than 35 employers actively seeking the unique talents of America’s veterans will be on-site representing a range of industries, from construction to medical to administrative and logistics, with career opportunities from entry […]