• Seven Lakes High School Closes Temporarily Due to Coronavirus Cases

    Seven Lakes High School Closes Temporarily Due to Coronavirus Cases

    By George Slaughter Seven Lakes High School, 9251 S. Fry, will close temporarily, beginning Friday, to comply with a Fort Bend County Health and Human Service Department Corrective Action Advisement. According to the Katy ISD Case Dashboard, the school has 43 active student cases, two active staff cases, and two active auxiliary staff cases. This is the highest total of the Katy Independent School District high schools. Students signed up for in-person learning will be […]

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  • School District Names Newest Junior High School

    School District Names Newest Junior High School

    By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees Monday honored two long-time Katy educators by naming the district’s newest junior high school in their honor. Bill and Cindy Haskett Junior High School, which will be located at 25737 Clay Rd., is the latest school to be built as the district continues to experience strong growth. Bill Haskett is a 1961 Katy High School graduate whose education career began in the Spring Branch […]

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  • Council Establishes Capital Improvement Fund

    Council Establishes Capital Improvement Fund

    By George Slaughter The Katy City Council Monday authorized the creation of a capital improvement fund, a short-range schedule of public improvements planned to occur over a three- to five-year period. City officials described the plan as having three areas: The capital improvement project fund uses about $2 million of current reserve funds for capital improvement projects that exceed budgetary allowances. Staff must recommend, and the council must approve, these projects. Examples include restoration of […]

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  • Looking Back: Wilson, Mayors Reflect on Katy Fire Department Tenure

    Looking Back: Wilson, Mayors Reflect on Katy Fire Department Tenure

    By George Slaughter Russell Wilson, the former Katy fire chief, is taking the same job in Mesquite, but before leaving he took some time to reflect on his Katy tenure. Wilson submitted his resignation to Mayor Bill Hastings October 9. Wilson’s last day was Friday. Hastings said he did not know of Wilson’s plans when Wilson gave his notice. He said he later learned of Wilson’s plans to take the Mesquite position. Coming to Katy […]

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  • Seven Lakes Earns First Win of Season

    Seven Lakes Earns First Win of Season

    By George Slaughter Seven Lakes earned its first victory of the 2020 season with a 14-13 overtime win over Morton Ranch Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The Spartans are 1-4 overall and 1-2 in District 19-6A. Morton Ranch falls to 1-3 and 0-2, respectively. The game was a defensive struggle for most of the night, with both teams scoreless through the first three quarters. Seven Lakes got its first touchdown on a 13-yard run by […]

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New Animal Resource Center Finally Arrives in Harris County

Harris County Pets Celebrates with Grand-Opening Harris County Public Health (HCPH) is finally unveiling its new pet resource center, Harris County Pets (HCP), which replaces the animal shelter formally known as Harris County Animal shelter that was built in 1986. The new facility was made possible on a $24 million bond proposition that was passed by Harris County voters in 2015 as the community saw the need to replace the outdated shelter. With this new […]

Houston Grand Opera presents Bon Appétit! and The Impresario on HGO Digital

Operas to be released as a double bill in November On Friday, November 27, Houston Grand Opera will present a double billing of Bon Appétit! and The Impresario. Renowned mezzo-soprano and HGO Studio alumna Jamie Barton delights as Julia Child in Lee Hoiby’s one-woman opera, Bon Appétit! Based on an episode of Child’s TV program, The French Chef, this short, critically acclaimed confection, directed by HGO Studio alumnus Ryan McKinny, brings audiences into the chef’s storied kitchen as she bakes a chocolate cake. Mozart’s The Impresario—featuring […]

Harris County Commissioners Court Approves $10 Million Investment in Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Impact Fund will incubate promising interventions that help children reach full potential while reducing health disparities, costs to society Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved the Early Childhood Impact Fund, a $10 million accelerator of innovative and evidence-based programs designed to help children thrive. Over a period of two to three years, the initiative will provide seed investments to programs with significant potential to dramatically improve early childhood outcomes and provide critical […]

Harris County Issues New $40 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund, To Be Administered by Catholic Charities

Fund Will Provide $1200 Payments to 33,000+ Families; Open Enrollment for Harris County Residents November 2-6 (Not a first-come, first-served program) A new $40 million COVID-19 relief fund, issued by Harris County, opens Monday, November 2, and will accept applications through Friday, November 6. The Harris County COVID-19 Emergency Direct Assistance Fund will be administered by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and will provide one-time payments of $1200 to up to 33,333 families […]

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Offers Free Workshop on Wildlife Appraisals and Winterizing the Cattle Herd

Are you a landowner who is interested in wildlife tax valuation for your property?  Do you have questions about qualifications and restrictions? You do not have to have property in Fort Bend County. Join with us online via Microsoft Teams. The presentation is free to attend, but you must register. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fort-bend-county-landowner-agricultural-and-wildlife-appraisals-tickets-123472314015.    Wildlife Appraisals Join us online on November 5, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Wildlife Biologist, Clint Faas. He […]

Blaux Personal Heater Review: Important Blaux HeatCore Facts

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Blaux Heater is described as a fast-acting ceramic mini heater that can take spaces, from cold to warm and cozy with the click of a button. As winter approaches in many places around the world, not everyone has access to a central heating system in their home; and for the most part, those who do have it, the heater does not warm the whole house and it can take about an hour to heat up […]

Reversirol Scam: Reverse Diabetes Benefits vs Side Effects?

Being a 100% natural formula that combines all the most important antioxidants and ingredients known to reduce blood sugar levels, Reversirol is the best supplement people who want to prevent or directly address type 2 diabetes should take. Men and women from around the world have taken Reversirol and admitted they are feeling better than they ever did before. This formula works by employing a 10-second hack that had, not only once, people escaping type […]

Smart Money Secret Reviews – Book on Improving Credit Scores

=> Click to visit the official website Smart Money Secret is the most powerful credit secret that helps you to get new pre-approved credit card offers in the mail. You can buy the new home without having to bother about qualifying for the mortgage. Jay Hannon has designed it. This service is developed to extend you credit, and you never have to pay again. This program will help you to erase all of your credit […]

Soul Manifestation 2.0 Reviews – Must Read This Before Try! PDF Download

=> Click to visit the official website Soul Manifestation is a revolutionary system to help people all around the world. It shares the personalized soul reading to find the path that your soul is standing at this point in your life. This soul reading reveals the hidden truth of the challenges which are trying to block you on the soul’s journey and opportunities at this time in your life. Just enter your name, date of […]

Heartburn No More Program Review – User Experience Revealed! PDF Download

=> Click to visit the official website Heartburn No More is the biggest breakthrough program that provides the permanent solution and relief for your heartburn, acid reflux, ulcer, cancer, and more. It recommends using natural methods and the plan to disappear the problem within a few days. It shows how to take control of H.Pylori bacteria, which is responsible for 80% of stomach ulcers, cancers, and other hidden spreads in your gut. It provides the […]