When Margaret Gatti was born, Woodrow Wilson was president, Pancho Villa left exile in the United States to return to Mexico, and the Ford Motor Company introduced its first moving assembly line. Gatti, who was born in December of 1913, celebrated her 105th birthday recently at Brookdale Senior Living. Family members and the many friends she’s made at the center were there to … [Read more...] about 105 years strong!
While considering all the facts about adopting a family pet is crucial, it’s especially important during the holidays. Animal shelter volunteers agree that potential pet owners need to be ready for the commitment involved in taking care of any animal. However well intended, choosing a pet at the animal shelter for someone else as a surprise gift doesn’t always work out for the … [Read more...] about Pets make great gifts but are terrible surprises
Both are radio alumni with ties to Houston radio. One began her career in broadcasting from the University of Houston; the other, her mentor; a news director from one of the largest country radio stations in Texas. T.J. Callahan, former morning show personality at KILT FM, and Chuck Wolf, former KIKK radio news director, are now inductees of a prestigious radio group – the … [Read more...] about Locals named to Texas Radio Hall of Fame
A barbecue and live auction were held at the Veterans Day celebration at the American Legion Hall Post 271 on Nov. 11 in Rosenberg. The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veteran’s service organization. The day commemorated the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Vietnam veteran Jackie Mathews, left, who served with both the Army and the … [Read more...] about Saluting veterans
There may have been drizzling rain, but none of it dampened the excitement in the air in Sugar Land for the Festival of Lights on Saturday. Constellation Field was filled with music and bright lights celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights. Thousands enjoyed the annual Hindu event, celebrating the victory of good over evil with historical plays, music and parades, along … [Read more...] about Abbott visits Sugar Land for festival