Ahhhh, our Fort Benders love galas, those social occasions with special entertainment and a fundraising objective for good causes that benefit the community. In some circles, some may argue that we have too many galas. But do we really? If you can assign a number to the total hosted locally, perhaps you’re one of the regulars and among the many that enjoy good parties, good … [Read more...] about Do we have too many galas in Fort Bend County?
There are deep-seated issues on the Rosenberg city council. The cause of tensions on the council are unclear, but they recently reached a boiling point of sorts. And in light of studying up on what could be long-simmering grudges, I think it’s clear some dynamic has to change. In order for a community to progress, it needs its elected body of leaders united – and Rosenberg’s … [Read more...] about Rosenberg council tension paints murky picture of future
I’ve historically been poor at keeping New Year’s resolutions on a personal level, and I’m sure that applies to more of the population than is willing to admit it. That’s understandable since life has no use or regard for even our best-laid plans. So this year, I’m trying something a bit different. I absolutely still have some personal goals, such as putting a renewed … [Read more...] about Fort Bend has more stories to tell in 2020
As the holidays approach many folks will hit the road to visit family and friends. In 2018, over 10,500 people were killed on America’s highways by impaired driving. And while we Texans love to brag, Houston has an impaired driving problem. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), in 2018 121 people were killed in Harris County alone, with a staggering 3,186 … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays start with safe driving
Many times, we’re not initially thankful for change. When something disrupts the status quo, our kneejerk reaction tends to be one of trepidation and fear. I was no different when the most notable shift in my routine occurred earlier this year. When I was transferred down to Stafford in order to take over day-to-day editorial operations at The Star this past April, I have to … [Read more...] about Rocking the boat led me to fascinating waters