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House hunting and credit: What you need to know

(BPT) - By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than rentin

EL CAMPO LEADER-NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:31:00

Texas Tradition: Hurricane can't squelch mum fever

El Campo High School students have been displaying extra Ricebird spirit this week leading up to homecoming on Friday. The high school hosted a spirit week with exceptions in the dress code to fit themes such as "twin Tuesday" and "Woke up like this Wednesday." Subscription Required An online ser

EL CAMPO LEADER-NEWS - 2017-09-19 07:15:00

Harvey and Child Protective Services

During the past year, there have been remarkable changes at Child Protective Services (CPS). With Governor Greg Abbott's vision of CPS becoming the best child welfare program in the country, the inspirational leadership of Commissioner Hank Whitman, and the generous support of the Texas Legislature,

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:19:00

US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. The U.S. grievances, detailed

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-20 10:24:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

EL CAMPO LEADER-NEWS - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

Free water testing for well owners in Harvey flood areas

Free water testing for well owners in Harvey flood areas 1 / 15 Back to Gallery The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering free testing of well-water likely contaminated by Hurricane Harvey floodwaters. Residents in multiple southeast Texas counties can pick up a free water sampling test k

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 17:04:00

County to coordinate cleanup efforts

Officials for Matagorda County and the cities of Bay City and Palacios are teaming up to remove debris from Hurricane Harvey. The county's commissioners are using their own resources to do what a debris removal contractor backed out of an agreement last week. The county previously arranged for AshBr

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:35:00

Construction begins on new BCHS baseball field

Construction on a new baseball and softball facility for Bay City High School has begun after the Bay City ISD Board of Trustees voted on Monday to approve the guaranteed price of the field to the cost of $3.15 million. The board approved the price tag so that construction of the new baseball and so

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:27:00

Deadline approaching for Rice Dish Round-Up

Howdy Matagorda County residents. Pull out your favorite rice recipes and begin planning for the annual Rice Dish Round-Up Cooking Contest! The Rice Dish Round-Up Contest is open to any resident of Matagorda County meeting the age requirements of the contest. All food dishes and recipes must contain

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:02:00

BCISD board approves tax hike - The Bay City Tribune: News

The Bay City ISD Board of Trustees approved an overall tax rate increase of nearly 8 percent from last year. Richard Johnson, the district's chief financial officer, said the Maintenance and Operations tax rate of $1.4373 is barely higher than last year's tax rate of $1.4370 is due to the amount of

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:26:00

From the fields - The Bay City Tribune: Lifestyles

Many of our crop producers are plowing their fields in preparation for next year. Many cotton producers are pulling stalks to eliminate cotton regrowth. Tillage of the fields is necessary to eliminate the growth of volunteer grain sorghum, corn, soybeans and or cotton. This will be a continual proce

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:04:00

Ophthalmologist C. Downey Price makes an impact locally and globally

Published 3:16 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 When C. Downey Price and his wife Edna arrived in Conroe in 1972, they saw great potential in the community. Conroe was still a small town where everyone knew each other. The Woodlands was not developed yet and Lake Conroe was still not complete. "I

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 20:15:00

Harvey oddities: the weird part to the storm

Two martini glasses and a shaker remain standing on a bar despite the ceiling in the room being blown off by Hurricane Harvey. Contributed photo for The Victoria Advocate One day in August, Kathy Brooks forgot to bring in her laundry basket from outside her Edna home after putting clothes to dry on

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-09-18 04:06:00

Who Will Capture The Crown?

The 2017 Fort Bend County Fair Queen Scholarship contest has 11 young ladies vying for the crown, scholarships, and all the other awards that come with the title. Reining Fair Queen, Katie Koerth, the Fair Queen Scholarship Committee, Board members and Fair staff welcomed the girls who represented h

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:38:00

The new Fair President is motivated by students and the future they impact

Ernest Lawon, the 2017 Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo President, is a well-known face to the fair family, exhibitors and parents. The man, often identified by his iconic gazing look in the livestock arena, is known for his constant presence at all the fair events, his passion for the show kids and

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:21:00

Old Ocean polyethylene units complete commissioning

OLD OCEAN - Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. has completed commissioning and begun start-up of its two new polyethylene units in Old Ocean, the company announced Tuesday. The polyethylene units are the first phase of The Woodlands-based company's $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemical Project, which

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Husky House to hold handbag bingo on Sept. 30

Husky House Siberian Husky & Fellow K-9 Rescue will hold Designer Handbag Bingo from 6-10 p.m. on Sept. 30 at the North Centerville Firehouse, 372 Middle Road, Hazlet. The cost is $35 per ticket, which includes one book of bingo games, coffee, tea, soda and dessert. All proceeds benefit adoptables.

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Jose Weakens to Tropical Storm; Watch Remains for Coast of Long Island

Jose, which had been a Category 1 storm for several days as it worked its way up the east coast, has weakened to a tropical storm, forecasters say. However, a tropical storm watch remains in effect for the coast of Long Island as Jose, which will stay out to sea, will still deliver punishing rains,

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-20 03:29:49

Food pantry open at Belford church

The 1-2-3 Mangia Food Pantry will be in operation every Friday at the St. Augustine's Monastery Church in Belford. The pantry hours will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and then it will open again from 4 p.m until 8 p.m. at the church that is located at 304 Church Street and at the corner of Route 36.

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Middletown car floods, driver seeks refuge on roof

MIDDLETOWN - A motorist climbed out of a flooded car and onto its roof to wait for emergency responders Tuesday, police said. Police first went to Broadway and Main Street in the Port Monmouth section of town for a report of a car submerged in floodwater around 8 a.m., according to a prepared statem

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-19 15:55:55