• Brookshire City Council Meeting, Sept. 15, 2022

    Brookshire City Council Meeting, Sept. 15, 2022

    By: Tom Behrens The Brookshire City Council met Thursday, Sept. 15, in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. City Council members present include Mayor Darrell Branch, Kim Branch, Mayor Pro Tem, Amanda Neuendorf, Lyndon Stamps, Jeremiah Hill, and Monique Taylor. Resolution 1395: Authorization of solicit bids for restriping of City owned parking lots: Projected amount is $1,500.00. Alderman Jeremiah Hill posed the question, “Couldn’t the work be done by City of Brookshire employees, the City […]

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  • Tompkins High School Student, Skylar Skrabanek, Commits to Florida State University

    Tompkins High School Student, Skylar Skrabanek, Commits to Florida State University

    Skylar Skrabanek, a Junior at Obra D. Tompkins High School, verbally committed to play D1 beach volleyball for Florida State University (FSU).  FSU has finished second in college beach nationals on numerous occasions and has a reputation in the beach community as one of the top D1 colleges for beach volleyball.  “I was beyond excited when they called and wanted to speak to me about playing for FSU.  This was my top pick and my […]

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  • Building a Relationship, Trust, and Confidence

    Building a Relationship, Trust, and Confidence

    By Tom Behrens Houston’s own Reid Ryan will headline Katy ISD’s KEYS Kickoff event, an annual salute to those who mentor Katy ISD students through the district’s KEYS Mentoring Program.  The event is slated for Friday, September 16, 2022. 8 – 9:30 AM in the Leonard E. Merrell Center.  Honored guests include the district’s KEYS mentors who dedicate one hour per week to a Katy ISD student on the brink of success. Reid Ryan is a sports […]

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  • Local Teams Testing Mettle Before District Play

    Local Teams Testing Mettle Before District Play

    By: Terry Carter Key games involving Katy ISD teams include: Tompkins, which won a tough opener against District 16-6A preseason favorite Cy Ranch, 31-23, will host Bridgeland on Friday at 7 p.m. at Rhodes Stadium. This game features two quality, playoff veteran teams expected to again make deep postseason runs. Both teams posted impressive 11-win seasons in 2021, and both are 1-0 this season. Tompkins needed to hold on in the fourth quarter to secure […]

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  • Mindset; What You Say Is What You Get

    Mindset; What You Say Is What You Get

    (This is the first in a continuing series of wellness articles explaining the power of the mind and how it can empower our lives, athletic performance and relationships.) By Terry Carter Many of us don’t realize the power of our own words. They are literally commands to your mind and body, which are fulfilled by your subconscious mind. Whether you are struggling to heal an injury or attempting to reach a new level of success […]

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Katy Area Community Band Performs Concert on October 9th

The Lone Star Symphonic Band is celebrating its 30th season beginning with this upcoming October’s performance. All performances will be held at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, located at 22111 Morton Road, Katy, Texas 77449. The Band’s concert performances will begin at 4:00 pm. Season tickets are available for purchase at (https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?subscription=lssb). Season tickets are $32 each and include all five performances for this year’s Concert Season. Tickets to individual concerts may also be purchased, with ticket […]

Houston Hospice Selects Vice President of Human Resources

Darlene Berliner, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP to Develop Competitive Compensation and Benefits Program to Attract Nursing Staff to 42-year-old Hospice Houston Hospice, the oldest, largest, independent, nonprofit hospice in Greater Houston, is pleased to announce that it has selected Darlene Berliner, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP as its Vice President of Human resources. In this role, Berliner will oversee the development and implementation of the 42-year-old hospice organization’s human resources strategy, including the expansion of its diverse nursing […]

Houston Grand Opera Opens the 2022-23 Season with La traviata on October 21

Verdi’s opera returns to the Wortham Theater five years after Hurricane Harvey On October 21, 2022, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will open the 2022-23 season with Verdi’s La traviata, one of the world’s most beloved—and performed—operas. This production represents Houston audiences’ first opportunity to see award-winning director Arin Arbus’s full vision for the opera at the Wortham Theater Center. In 2017, only weeks after Hurricane Harvey flooded HGO out of its home at the Wortham, the […]

Get Ready For The Holidays At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Programs

It’s never too soon to start preparing for the holiday season! Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present two programs in October to start off the fall and winter holidays. “Professional Holiday Portraits on a Budget” will take place on Saturday, October 1, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. Learn how to take professional-looking holiday portraits with lighting equipment commonly found around one’s house or garage. Hands-on demonstrations will […]

2022 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week

Once again, Ford and Texas Ford Dealers are recognizing the very best high school football stars in Texas in week 4 of the 2022 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week program. Since 2006, the program has recognized outstanding student-athletes throughout the regular season. For 17 years now, the program has celebrated many future college and professional standouts during their Texas high school football careers. This week’s winning athletes join a […]

After Hours Locksmith – Your Security Is Our Priority!

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Locks are a crucial component of any property’s security system, whether residential or commercial. AD Locksmith 24/7 provides timely, reliable, and efficient locksmithing services. The technicians in our after hours locksmith team has extensive experience and can assist you in an emergency. Whether you require a replacement or an installation, they can handle it. Their extensive experience allows them to solve any locksmith issue quickly and efficiently. In other words, they will arrive with all […]

Mavs Accomplish Mission against Cougars, 77-63

Morton Ranch senior RB Santana Scott (3) dives for a Josh Johnson TD pass late in the third quarter and gets his feet down for the score. (Photo by Terry Carter, UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter 77-63 may sounds like a basketball score. Don’t be fooled. It’s serious football action between two explosive offensive teams when 140 points are scored at any time. Thursday’s District 19-6A football game became an offensive bonanza by halftime as Cinco Ranch and Morton Ranch entered intermission tied, 35-35. In the final two quarters, the Mavericks continued to lead and pressured the Cougars to keep up. Cinco Ranch QB Gavin Rutherford turned in […]

Hotel Bedding | A Call for the Guest’s Next Level Experience

The hospitality industry is quite difficult, thus hoteliers must treat every aspect very carefully. Bed and bath linens, as well as hotel amenities, are part of the essential hotel supplies. The bed linen stands out among the many supplies, though. It is so because this factor determines the degree of comfort. Certainly, there is one impression that stays with the guest long after they have left the hotel, and that is the incredible comfort and […]

USA betting favorites against Iran in soccer World Cup 2022

Iran and USA are in World Cup 2022 group B with England and Wales. They will be against each other on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Al Thumama Stadium. Both teams can be a threat to each other as they have match-winning players that have the potential to perform remarkably. USA facing Iran in Group B This year’s world cup in soccer will be played in Qatar during November and December, where US national team […]

Dorra Tummy, Hip & Thigh Slimming

The Dorra Slimming treatment is a revolutionary new body contouring treatment that offers patients a non-surgical alternative to liposuction. This new treatment is FDA-cleared and clinically proven to be safe and effective. The treatment uses advanced ultrasound technology to target and reduce fat in the abdomen, hips, and thighs. The treatment is painless, requires no anesthesia, and has no downtime. This kind of slimming treatment is an ideal solution for patients looking to slim down […]