Category archives for: Afterburner

The Afterburner 07/16/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Legacy – It has been just over a year since Beverly Carter embarked on her final journey. Beginning with her days as a teacher at Alief High School, followed by her bold and often brash journey into the newspaper business in then rural Fort Bend County she was a woman who gave […]

The Afterburner 07/09/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Justice?   The dictionary defines Justice as: “The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law.”  With that definition in mind we will be very closely watching the proceedings involving a sitting judge.  This particular attorney/now judge had a history with Ms. Carter […]

The Afterburner

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Who says you only get to vote once – Monday night a meeting at the GOP Headquarters was an interesting insight into grassroots politics. With the death of sitting Justice of the Peace Jim Richard and his wife’s place on the upcoming November ballot for another elected position, a replacement candidate had […]

The Afterburner 06/25/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   No Facebook required – déjà vu – Again this week Richmond police officers are serving the public without fanfare, not seeking attention and not wanting credit for doing what they do…just serving the public.  Kudos to Officer Morales for saving a lady who was sitting on the railroad tracks waiting on a […]

The Afterburner 06/18/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   No Facebook required- Last week I witnessed something refreshing that generally goes unnoticed. It was a Richmond Police Sergeant serving the public. She did it without fanfare. She did it with courtesy, kindness and compassion which is in stark contrast to a neighboring city that spends all it’s time trying to get […]

The Afterburner 06/11/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Up for grabs – There is more gyrating going on than in an Elvis movie! Just slight weeks ago Fort Bend County lost a long time public servant; Justice of the Peace Jim Richard. He was laid to rest and shortly thereafter his wife Laura Richard was sworn in as his replacement. […]

The Afterburner 06/04/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   My, my, my…After last week, we are buried in information requests and loading up to hunt bear with a switch when it comes to the Central Appraisal District. HOA’s, CAD’s, why is it and the alphabet soups of government operations are so impossible to deal with? On that note, it appears there […]

The Afterburner 05/28/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Pick’n on old ladies and widow women- We all know compliance is the backbone of Master planned neighborhoods, but when a homeowners association ignores something for years and then starts pick’n on an elderly widow woman… what’s next for the First Colony Community Association, taking candy from babies? Here is how this […]

The Afterburner 05/14/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   We can’t make this up! Remember how the Toll Road Guru Mike Stone told us that the Xerox company in New Jersey was top shelf and reliable, yada, yada, yada….well how about this!  I’m tell’n ya, we can’t even begin to make this up; we can only tell you about it… Here […]

The Afterburner 05/07/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   We can’t make this stuff up.… Sign Crime, it has been a plague since someone thought up the post to put it in the ground! Heck, in some circles, steal’n signs is a sporting event. Remember the chainsaw sign removal in the Sheriff’s campaign a few years back…that was synchronized and you […]

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