This November, Texans will be making a very important decision regarding their property taxes. Earlier this year, lawmakers worked on a tax relief bill to increase the homestead exemption from $15,000 to $25,000 on property taxes for school districts.
The next few years will mark a deeper jump into the digital age for the Harris County Precinct One Constable’s Office as law enforcement officials look to take a more proactive and collaborative approach to fighting crime. Constable Alan Rosen said the area is already seeing great collaboration among agencies like the Constable’s Office, Houston […]
Shame on you for publishing such a hateful letter (by Liz Thiess) … for a “community” paper y’all have disrespected members of the United Church of Christ …
Over the past two weeks, some of our readers have fielded several calls and emails regarding the security situation with the gas pumps over at our local Kroger.
The Sugar Land Skeeters will kick off a celebration of summer by offering two free tickets to all teachers from the Greater Houston, Fort Bend and surrounding areas on Thursday, June 11 at Constellation Field. June is Teacher Appreciation month at the ballpark and all teachers can receive a discounted ticket to any home game […]
It’s the 10th year of CHILDREN AT RISK’s annual school rankings across the state of Texas, and in 2015, as always, Houston parents are scrutinizing the grade given to their current or future schools and principals are working overtime to address the concerns of their school community. One of these principals is Durham Elementary’s Angela […]
Tiger senior Lauren Mercado, an Oak Forest/Garden Oaks native and Duchesne Academy graduate who is now at Trinity University, has been selected as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Offensive Player of the Week. What a week Mercado had over the six home games. Mercado batted .611 (11-18), with a home run, eight RBI, and […]
The Harris County Precinct One Constable’s Office is on the lookout for a Toyota Camry belonging to two men who robbed a man at gunpoint early Tuesday evening in the 1000 block of Del Norte and may be connected to nearly 12 other robberies around the area. According to officials, deputies responded to the area […]
On Sunday, April 26, all traffic on 19th Street between Heights Boulevard to Shepherd Street will be re-routed to make way for Heights residents and businesses to enjoy the community and one another through activities – walking, running, dancing, skating, cycling and more – in the street. Cigna will have its Mobile Learning Lab, including […]
For The Leader Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Comes to Constellation Field for the First Time The Sugar Land Skeeters are excited to host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for youth in the Houston area on April 25 at 9 a.m. at Constellation Field. Participants are encouraged […]