• Katy-Area Week 4 Football Roundup: Katy Defeats The Woodlands

    Katy-Area Week 4 Football Roundup: Katy Defeats The Woodlands

    By George Slaughter Junior running back Seth Davis rushed for two touchdowns to help lead the Katy Tigers to a 21-14 win over The Woodlands Thursday night at Rhodes Stadium. Davis finished the game with 21 carries for 223 yards. After the Highlanders took an early 7-0 lead, Davis scored the first of his touchdowns on a six-yard run with 6:07 remaining in the first quarter. His second touchdown came on a 49-yard run late […]

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  • Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office Releases Identity of Missing Man

    Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office Releases Identity of Missing Man

    By George Slaughter Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office detectives are continuing a 14-year-old cold-case investigation into the cause of death of a Denver man. The case began in August 2007. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call involving a death investigation at the W.A. Parish Power Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant in Thompsons, Texas. Thompsons is an unincorporated community approximately 13 miles southeast of Richmond. There, it was revealed that the unidentified deceased man had […]

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  • Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Return of Fireflies & Foodtrucks

    Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Return of Fireflies & Foodtrucks

    By George Slaughter Fireflies & Foodtrucks, a fundraising event benefiting the Katy ISD Education Foundation, is set to take place next month. The event is set for 6-9 p.m. October 9 at the No Label Brewery, 5851 1st St. Tickets are $60 and cover food and beverage costs. Guests can also purchase exclusive VIP Bar Experience tickets, featuring access to special No Label brews, for an additional $25 each. Groups of eight can purchase a […]

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  • Katy ISD Police Department Donates Patrol Car to Miller Career & Technology Center

    Katy ISD Police Department Donates Patrol Car to Miller Career & Technology Center

    By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District Police Department donated a Crown Victoria police cruiser and a Toyota Scion to the Miller Career & Technology Center (MCTC) for student programs. The MCTC, 1734 Katyland Drive, develops college and career-ready students through engaging, real-world experience. Junior and senior students from several Katy ISD high school campuses can supplement their core classes with specialized career and technology programs at MCTC. Some of the programs offered at […]

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  • City Announces Hearings for Budget, Tax Rate

    City Announces Hearings for Budget, Tax Rate

    By George Slaughter The Katy City Council Monday announced public hearings to consider and adopt its budget and proposed tax rate. The hearings will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at City Hall, 901 Avenue C. The council will consider a $34.4 million budget, which is posted on the city website. The budget is a $1.5 million increase from the current $33 million budget. The proposed tax rate is $0.447168 per $100 property evaluation. […]

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Vinyl Stickers – Best Surfaces For The Branding To Address

Whenever you are aiming for vinyl sticker, there are various vinyl types you need to deal with. The right material to select depends on the surface where you are placing to it. Each one has a specific adhesive requirement and focusing on the surface first will help you to make the right choice. Some vinyl options are known for their stronger glue in the backside when compared to the rest. The strongest of all are […]

Sen. Cruz Honors Fallen Hero Lance Corporal David Espinoza on the Senate Floor

Senator Ted Cruz

‘He was a patriot who had a passion for service, and our nation can never repay the debt that we owe to David and to his family for giving what President Lincoln hailed as ‘the last full measure of devotion’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today took to the Senate floor to honor the life and service of Lance Corporal David Espinoza, a Texas Marine who was killed in action in the August 26 bombing at the […]

Sec. Blinken Admits Under Sen. Cruz Questioning: Biden Admin Gave Lists of Americans to Taliban & Facilitated Trafficking of Child Brides to U.S.

Senator Ted Cruz

‘Not only did you fail to evacuate Americans and green card holders who were there, but you also brought in tens of thousands of Afghans who had wholly inadequate vetting, bringing many of them to the United States’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today questioned U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on President Biden and his administration’s catastrophic withdrawal from Afghanistan. Sen. Cruz first questioned Sec. Blinken about reports […]

4th Annual Chef Fest Brings Local Flavors Sept. 26

Tickets are still on sale for agriculturally-focused Chef Fest, happening 11 a.m. to  3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, in Harvest Green, Houston’s first farm-centric community. Ten celebrated Houston chefs will flex their creative muscles and showcase local produce at the Harvest Green Village Farm, 8939 Harlem Road. Beverage brands from Texas and beyond will also be onsite serving up Texas beer and wine, organic cocktails and non-alcoholic options as guests dance, dine, and enjoy the […]

Paxton Secures Temporary Restraining Order Against Paris ISD in Mask Mandate Lawsuit

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that a Lamar County district court issued a temporary restraining order against Paris ISD regarding its unlawful mask mandate. The court agreed with General Paxton that the district lacks “authority to issue or enforce a facemask mandate in light of Governor Abbott’s executive order GA-38” and prohibited the district from enforcing its mandate as long as GA-38 remains in effect. This is the second recent win for the rule of […]

Fort Bend County Fair Moe Bandy Returns

Moe Bandy

The Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo kicks off next week with one entertainer change up. Moe Bandy will be playing on Sunday, October 3, replacing an ill Johnny Rodriguez. Moe returns to our Fort Bend County Fair and brings his classic country sound to the stage. Joining Bandy in the lineup are Jake Worthington, Jon Stork, La Mafia, Steve Wariner, and Roger Creager.  The fair will run from September 24th to October 3rd. “We […]

Grimaldi’s Announces Return Of Annual Campaign For No Kid Hungry

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria locations nationwide will raise money to fight childhood hunger This September, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is proud to continue its partnership with No Kid Hungry®, funding programs that provide meals to hungry children across the country. Since 2012, Grimaldi’s has raised more than $1 million to fight childhood hunger through its annual fundraising campaign, equivalent to up to 10 million meals donated to date. This year, from September 1-30, Grimaldi’s restaurants nationwide will match guest donations made at participating […]

Texas Game Wardens Conclude a Successful Labor Day Weekend on the Water 

Texas Game Wardens patrolled more than 2,500 hours throughout the busy Labor Day holiday ensuring boaters and anglers enjoyed a relaxing wrap up to their summer. “With last year’s sharp increase in water-related tourism and accidents, our agency took every precaution available to ensure the safety of all visitors on the water and in our parks,” said Cody Jones, Assistant Commander for Marine Enforcement for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. “We had 354 Texas Game Wardens on patrol […]

Galveston Island Opens for Business after Hurricane Nicholas

Galveston Island Spared from Major Damage Galveston Island is poised to make a full return to business after withstanding minor effects from Hurricane Nicholas on Sept. 13. After sustaining minor damage, residents and business owners have cleaned up debris, power is being restored to residences and attractions are expected to open before the weekend. “Galveston was prepared for Hurricane Nicholas,” City Manager Brian Maxwell said. “City staff directed residents to limit travel around the island […]

COVID-19 Vaccine and Test Sites Reopen Wednesday September 15th, 2021

$100 Cash Card Incentive Program Extended to September 30 Harris County Public Health (HCPH) COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites at Dick Graves Park and Bear Creek will reopen tomorrow as scheduled.  Residents can find additional vaccine locations near them by clicking here. Harris County Judge, Lina Hidalgo, has also approved to extend the $100 cash card incentive for people who receive their first COVID-19 vaccine dose until September 30th, 2021. Harris County residents who receive their […]