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Houston Chamber Choir Presents A Time To Bring Hope For 2020 Holiday Concert Offering

Virtual concert is Dec. 20 as part of the new Houston Chamber Choir Digital Stage On Dec. 20, the Grammy® award-winning Houston Chamber Choir, led by Founder and Artistic Director Robert Simpson, presents A Time to Bring Hope, the second offering of the 2020-2021 virtual season, To Everything a Season. The Houston Chamber Choir’s annual tradition of coming together to celebrate the promise of hope and peace at Christmas continues. The company offers joyous new performances and […]

Houston Grand Opera presents HGO Studio Holiday Celebration on HGO Digital

Ring in the holiday season with Houston Grand Opera! On Friday, December 18, HGO Digital will release the HGO Studio Holiday Celebration. Tune in as current HGO Studio Artists will perform repertoire ranging from Handel to traditional carols and contemporary favorites. The 2020–21 HGO Studio features 11 artists: six first-year artists and five returning artists. The Houston Grand Opera Studio is one of the most respected young artist programs in the country. For more than 40 years, it […]

Stay Safe During the Upcoming Holidays – Take Precautions & Get Tested

If You Celebrated Thanksgiving with a Group, Wait a Few Days to Get Tested for COVID-19 If you’re considering getting tested because you celebrated Thanksgiving with extended family and friends, good idea, but wait about 5 days. It takes about that long after exposure for there to be enough virus in your body for the test to detect. Meanwhile, try to stay home until you are tested and get your results. Get tested even if […]

Katy Christian Ministries Holding Capital Campaign for New Headquarters Building

By George Slaughter Katy Cristian Ministries (KCM) is holding a capital campaign to purchase a building that will become its headquarters. Deysi Crespo, KCM executive director, said it has outgrown its present headquarters at 5504 1st Street. She said KCM has found a building on Porter Road, close to Highway 99, that can help it meet people’s needs as the area grows and people face the uncertainty caused by the pandemic. Crespo said the building […]

Things to Know Before Renting Property in Texas

Are you planning to rent a home in Texas? Moving to the Lone Star State can be an exciting one. But if you have never lived here before, there are some things you will need to know before renting. Here are four things you should learn about first. Landlords Must Offer Safe and Sanitary Property When you are a renter in Texas, you have certain rights. One of these rights includes enjoying a safe and […]

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences: Unidentified Decedent Flier

Announcement Date: 11/25/2020 Date of Death/Recovery: 11/19/2020 IFS Case Number: ML20-4910 Law Enforcement Agency and Case Number: Houston Police Department 1538797-20H NamUs.gov Number: UP75894 Recovery Location: 10700 North Freeway, Houston, TX 77037 Demographic Description: Sex: Female Race: White Height: 5’6”” Wt: 170 Age: Adult ADDITIONAL IDENTIFIERS: The decedent has no tattoos. She was clothed in a maroon shirt with a white floral pattern, black sweater, blue jeans, teal socks and a pair of blue and […]

Bayou Preservation Association’s virtual gala “20 Reasons to Celebrate Our Bayous in 2020” raises funds for ongoing programs

The Bayou Preservation Association’s virtual gala, “20 Reasons to Celebrate Our Bayous in 2020,” raised nearly $65,000 to help support ongoing programs, including stream restoration, trash-free bayous, bayou citizen science and bayou appreciation. The hour-long event, hosted by CW39 TV’s morning news co-anchor Sharron Melton, highlighted reasons to celebrate our bayous via a fun, engaging and educational format. Among reasons cited are flood mitigation; natural wildlife (birds, frogs, turtles, alligators); recreation (paddling, bicycling); photo opportunities; abundant […]

Holiday Special: Adoption Fees to be Waived for Ready-to-Go Dogs and Cats at Harris County Pets Now through Nov. 30

Starting today through Monday, Nov. 30, Harris County Pets (HCP) is making a special offer for pet lovers seeking to bring an extra friend home for the holidays. Adoption fees will be waived for all ready-to-go cats and dogs at the new Harris County Pets Resource Center. Fees will be also waived for HCP cats and kittens available for adoption at the River Oaks Petco on 2110 S. Shepherd Drive in Houston and the Pet Supermarket […]

The Institute of Forensic Science is Requesting the Help of The Public to Locate The Next of Kin For The 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.

Amerisleep Mattress Tips For A Better Night’s Sleep

As the pandemic keeps us closer to home, many of us are putting money into our living spaces that we might have spent on entertainment or dining.  One important area getting a second look: the bedroom. Science-driven sleep technologies have dramatically enhanced bed and bedding options, which now include advanced components for temperature control, air flow, surface modification and support, alongside performance fabrics that encourage more restful sleep and faster recovery. With great Black Friday […]