• Katy Area Retired Educators (KARE) Planning Meeting

    Katy Area Retired Educators (KARE) Planning Meeting

    recently met, at Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, to plan for their upcoming calendar of events.  KARE’s theme for the 2019-2020 school year is “KARE – Solving the Puzzle for an A+ Retirement”. All retired public school employees are invited to celebrate Hooky Day on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 PM at Katy ISD’s Education Support Complex, 6301 S. Stadium Lane, Room 1200. All public school employees who retired under the Teacher Retirement System […]

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  • Katy couple rebrands popular West Houston restaurant and wine bar

    Katy couple rebrands popular West Houston restaurant and wine bar

    Introducing Bacaro Kitchen & Wine Bar, formerly The Devine Affair Bacaro Kitchen & Wine Bar, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Memorial, has a new name, a new look, and a new menu with Italian flare. Maria and Bill Loveday own and operate the restaurant, formerly The Devine Affair, which has been in operation more than eight years as a popular dine-in and happy hour spot with take-out options. Bill Loveday announced, “We […]

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  • Port Aransas’s Warmth and Atmosphere Continue to Attract Visitors

    Port Aransas’s Warmth and Atmosphere Continue to Attract Visitors

    By George Slaughter PORT ARANSAS—This beach community, located about 200 miles southwest of Katy, has long been a historic site. Spanish explorers discovered the area in 1519 and Karankawa Indians likely lived here before that, according to experts consulted by the Port Aransas Museum. Yet Port A, as locals call it, is also contemporary, and has made impressive strides towards putting Hurricane Harvey into its history, if not its rearview mirror. “It was definitely an […]

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  • Police Arrest Two Houston Residents in Connection with Thefts at Typhoon Texas

    Police Arrest Two Houston Residents in Connection with Thefts at Typhoon Texas

    By George Slaughter Katy Police have arrested and charged two Houston residents in connection with thefts last month at Typhoon Texas Water Park. Marlon Thompson, 36, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to delivery. Jasmine Baker, 26, was charged with misdemeanor theft. On June 20, Katy Police were called to investigate the theft of several backpacks from unsuspecting owners who were visiting Typhoon Texas. The backpacks contained $4,869 worth of […]

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  • Council Votes to Reject Harris Nomination as Mayor Pro Tem

    Council Votes to Reject Harris Nomination as Mayor Pro Tem

    By George Slaughter Mayor Bill Hastings will have to wait a bit longer to get the mayor pro tem he nominated, as the Katy City Council Monday voted to reject his nomination of Council Member-at-Large Chris Harris for that job. The mayor pro tem serves in the mayor’s absence and must be a council member. City Attorney Art Pertile said that under the Katy City Charter, a mayor nominates the mayor pro tem but the […]

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Sens. Cruz, Cornyn on Committee Approval of Charles Eskridge as U.S. District Judge in Houston

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) released the following statements after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved of the nomination of Charles Eskridge to fill a judicial vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Houston: “I am grateful my colleagues on the committee favorably reported Charles for the federal bench in Houston,” Sen. Cruz said. “His principled commitment to the rule of law and remarkable legal expertise […]

Is It Legal to Buy Academic Essays Online?

In the recent past buying essay online is a very hotly contested topic surrounded by many questions. Many consider the use of essay writing services as illegal and cheating in the scholarly world. Most students who find themselves overwhelmed by study pressures and workload sometimes seek online writing help as the hands-on way out of the situation. The academic faculty contest is buying an essay and consider it akin to plagiarism. A group of academic […]

Benefits of Alcohol Treatment  

For those people who have reached that stage in life where they think that they need help due to drinking, then an alcohol rehabilitation program can help out. It may be your loved one who is facing this problem; it is necessary to get treatment. Below are some benefits of being involved in a good alcohol treatment program, particularly in a residential rehab facility. A safe and encouraging environment to heal There will be a […]

5 Reasons Why Canada is a Great Place to Live

In the last decade or so, Canada has become a popular destination for people from all over the world looking for new opportunities. With a world-class education system and one of the fastest growing tech industries, there is no doubt that Canada will continue to be one of the best places to live for the foreseeable future. Since the 1970s, Canada has been promoting various policies that promote immigrants as well as multiculturalism. People from […]

How to motivate someone for alcohol addiction treatment?

Alcohol addiction is bad for both physical health and social life. Motivating someone for alcohol addiction treatment is not an easy task. They may find it challenging to stay away from alcohol. If your loved ones are addicted to alcohol, you can help them to curb this behavior. Here are some ideas to motivate them. Friendly Communication If you are concerned about alcohol addiction of your loved ones, you must communicate with them. Initially, this […]

Benefits of completing an alcohol rehab

It does not matter if the person is a binge drinker, a heavy drinker, or does chronic drinking, the important part is that he wants to quit by joining a proper alcohol rehab. One wants to join an alcohol rehab because of all the disadvantages drinking alcohol has on his body and health overall, and so that he can get out of all the toxicity and negativity from his life. There are a lot of […]

Sen. Cruz in Fox News Op-Ed: ‘Now More Than Ever, Democrats in Congress Need to Finally Do Their Jobs and Work With Republicans and President Trump to Secure Our Border’

Sits down with NBC DFW’s Julie Fine, pens op-ed for Fox News highlighting ongoing border crisis WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) spoke to Julie Fine of NBC in Dallas, and penned an op-ed for Fox News to discuss the security and humanitarian crisis on the southern border, as well as the stonewalling from congressional Democrats. Earlier this month, Sen. Cruz toured the largest immigration processing center in the country, the Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center, and […]

Power Up for Back to School  

KATY [July 15, 2019] – As one of the fastest growing school districts in the nation, this year Katy Independent School District will be welcoming over 81,000 students on Wednesday, August 14 for the 2019-20 school year.  Before the school bell rings, the district encourages parents and students to Power Up for Back to School through the updated online registration system, PowerSchool Enrollment. “We want everyone’s registration process to be as smooth as possible.  Online registration is not […]

Harris County Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Reappointed to FCC Council

(Houston, TX)— The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reappointed Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, Francisco Sánchez, Jr. to the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC). CSRIC is a federal advisory council that provides recommendations to the FCC to ensure, among other things, optimal security and reliability of communications systems, including telecommunications, media, and public safety. “It is an honor to continue serving on this important council […]

Claire Drennan Announced as 29th Annual Making A Mark® Guest Artist

Artist will team up with pediatric cancer patients to create artwork and collaborative art exhibit HOUSTON, July 15, 2019 – The Periwinkle Foundation is proud to announce artist Claire Drennan as the official guest artist for the 2019 Making A Mark® program, an exhibition of art and creative writing by children touched by cancer and blood disorders at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Drennan, who is a fiber artist and designer, creates sustainable art using […]