Hundreds of cowboys on horseback and people in vehicles or walking rode across Waller County earlier this month to rally behind law enforcement agencies. The massive multiracial crowd made it very clear to everyone that Americans – specifically Texans – stand solid behind their brothers and sisters in blue. Continue reading
Come join Dairy Queen in The Woodlands on Thursday, July 28, for a day of fun, festivites, giveaways, and miracles! There will be a moonwalk, dunking booth, bouncey house, spinning wheel, auction, and much more. Proceeds will benefit Children’s Miracle Network. Continue reading
Update 6/29/2016 4:02PM: Three Matagorda beaches have tested dangerously high and those beaches are now under advisories. See below for details.
As poor Brian Parrott returns home from the hospital, Galveston beaches are once again testing Low to Medium for bacteria, which is great news for beach goers! The diabetic grandfather lost his leg at the knee after a horrifying battle with “flesh eating” bacteria (called Vibrio) which he contracted during a family vacation.
Melody Long was also hospitalized last week with a bacterial infection contracted on Galveston shores. Even with many beaches now testing Low, doctors recommend swimmers take precautions. Here are a list of beaches now testing Medium for bacteria: Continue reading
1st Choice Commercial Roofing has announced the expansion of their service area to include the Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas / Fort Worth areas. The Tomball based general contractor will now be offering their storm damage and roof repair services to business and property owners throughout The Texas Triangle. Continue reading
Spring Cypress Church recently received a major face-lift. Not only did they contract interior and exterior renovations, but they added a new building and sanctuary build-on to the campus.
“The exterior of the church was refinished and the roof replaced to give it a new, hill-country inspired design per the client’s request,” explained Martin Morales, Co-Owner of 1st Choice Roofing. “We opened up the back and sides of the main worship building, adding onto the existing structure to allow for more seating, a large sound booth, and a spacious atrium where members can socialize and mingle. Honestly though, what I’m most proud of is the stained wood ceilings and natural stone facade in the sanctuary. It’s really stunning.” Continue reading
The first day of summer has come and gone. But let’s be honest, it has felt like summer in Houston for MONTHS. And thanks to all the rain, it’s also been incessantly humid. So, here are a few easy and cheap ways to stay cool (and keep the kids cool too) while you’re out and about. If you have additional tips, please post them in the comments below! Continue reading
Our recent article advising beach goers of high bacteria counts in the water near Galveston and The McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge drew a lot of interest and concern. In order to help answer your questions and keep you informed, we’ve researched and collected information about precautions you can take to protect your family from bacterial infection, spot symptoms early, and treat injuries that happen at the beach. Continue reading
Every time it rains in the Greater Houston area, all that water – from flooded bayous and overflowing septic tanks – trickles downhill and deposits into the beaches in the Gulf of Mexico. It’s a recurring theme along the coast of Galveston: bacteria levels rising so high the Texas General Land Office recommends a beach safety advisory.
Here are a list of beaches known to be contaminated. If you have any cuts, sores, or suffer from a compromised or weak immune system, we recommend that you avoid the following beaches. Continue reading
“There’s no way in hell that sign is coming down”, says Hondo Mayor Jim Danner. He’s talking about a historic sign that greets travelers as they enter the little Texas city’s limits. The sign reads, “This is God’s Country,” and that put a bee in the bonnet of some folks who hate God. Continue reading
Dave Ward, an iconic Houston anchor for ABC13 Eyewitness News, has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running local TV news anchor in the world at the same station in the same market.
“I love this city,” says Ward. “I love the people in it. It’s a big city, but it has a very neighborhood feel to it and there’s no place else I’d rather be.”