Dear Editor: I would like to report on the ordeals which I and others have suffered, at the hands of the all powerful conglomeration that is called the Houston Texas Central Appraisal District (C.A.D.). They have taken our time and monies, and in return given us staged moot mocks. Texas Law has established that no more than 10% is allowed perannum, for raising property … [Read more...] about Reader: Legality vs. C.A.D.
By Jim Reynolds Leader Correspondent Jimmy’s Ice House, a Heights institution for nearly seven decades, is being sold. “Breaks my heart,” said Mike “Tuna” Coleman, a dedicated patron of more than 40 years. Jimmy’s owner, Rose Garden Holdings, is negotiating to sell the property at 2803 White Oak to Braun Enterprises, said Rose Garden managing partner Eric Quinn. The … [Read more...] about Braun buys Jimmy’s Ice House
St. Matthew’s Garden Club meets The St. Matthew’s Garden Club will meet Jan. 26, at 9:30 a.m. in rooms 104 and 105, under the new leadership of President Virginia Haley. The devotional will be read by Wilma Stacener. The program theme will be “Fairy Gardening by Teresa.” Members will learn all about Fairy Gardening, how to assemble and care for the garden. Fair Garden kits … [Read more...] about News from the Pews – Jan. 28
With last week’s flooding still fresh in the minds of Houstonians, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that the City of Houston is stepping in to provide the funds needed to help expedite long-awaited flood relief projects along Brays, Hunting and White Oak Bayous. The move, which relies on unprecedented cooperation by numerous governmental agencies, will end the delays that have … [Read more...] about First-of-its-kind agreement brings millions in Houston flood relief
The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting the potential for severe weather across portions of Harris County this afternoon through the evening hours. The primary threats from thunderstorms this afternoon through tonight include high winds, large hail, and possible street flooding in low lying areas during the rush hour commute. Central Harris County and central Houston … [Read more...] about Severe weather possible Friday evening