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Faldyn learns to bloom where you are planted

In a press release from KISD Communications, Dr. Lance Hindt, Katy ISD Superintendent announced that Faldyn began his educational career in 1987 as an agricultural science teacher in Linden-Kildare CISD. He worked for Spring ISD from 1992-1999 as an agricultural science teacher, and joined Katy ISD

KATY TIMES - 2017-09-22 14:00:00

Academics debate value of homework

Fifth-grade teacher Mary Hooper is one of a number of Humble ISD teachers who no longer assign homework, but she encourages her students at North Belt Elementary to read at home. Hooper is in her ninth year of teaching and has focused primarily on lower and upper elementary grades. Assigning homewo

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 16:44:00

Kroger opens Marketplace store in Spring

Kroger will open a sprawling new store in Spring on Friday as part of its rapid expansion throughout the Houston area. The store, a 123,000 square-foot Marketplace, will open at 9 a.m at 3731 Riley Fuzzel Road. It has 60 shopping aisles, as well as a pharmacy and an 18-pump fuel center. RELATED: Ho

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 22:50:00

Humble ISD starts Hurricane Harvey Support Group

Humble ISD Counseling and Behavioral Services established a support group to provide a safe space for members of the community to discuss the impact Hurricane Harvey had on their lives. The support group meetings are scheduled every Tuesday from Sept. 19 through Oct. 24, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Sum

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 21:19:00

Shopping center in Harmony community changes hands

Rayford Harmony, a new 31,500-square-foot shopping center at the Grand Parkway and Rayford Road in the Harmony master-planned community in Spring, has a new owner. Matt Berry with CBRE represented the seller, R1 Rayford Road. The property was purchased by a Texas-based institutional fund with retail

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 16:06:00

Theater, classical music and dance listings: Sept. 21-27

Theater Disgraced: Drama about American identity by Ayah Akhtar. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, through Sept. 30; Studio 101, 1824 Spring; $17-$53; 832-786-1849, 4thwalltheatreco.com. Describe the Night: World premiere of Rajiv Joseph's play about Russia. Presented by the Alley Theatre.

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Texas Roadhouse to donate Sept. 27 profits to hurricane relief efforts

ROANOKE, Va. - Texas Roadhouse announced Wednesday that more than 500 of its locations nationwide will be donating all of their profits to The American Red Cross next week. On Sept. 27, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., 100 percent of profits will go to help those affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Tex

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-20 20:54:07

Who needs a sub? Call a virtual teacher

For a couple of hundred Spring Branch ISD students, their teacher was nowhere in sight this year - except through a webcam. For the first time, the Houston-area district is employing "virtual teachers," who lecture live through a webcam to students with the aid of an in-class staff member. It's an i

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 01:57:00

24 dogs, 2 cats, 2 birds, 1 child removed from home

SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have removed 24 dogs, two cats, two birds and one child from a Florida home. The Tampa Bay Times reports that a 44-year-old Spring Hill woman was arrested Monday on two counts of animal cruelty. Hernando County deputies responded following a call from a Florida

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 06:56:00

Harris County Warns Against Creating Unauthorized Dumpsites For Storm Debris

HARRIS COUNTY, TX - Harris County is urging residents to avoid creating debris stockpile sites in their neighborhoods (i.e. parking lots, medians, community centers, etc.) Unincorporated Harris County residents are encouraged to wait for county debris haulers to remove debris from the right-of-way i

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:12:09

Bush branch library to remain closed indefinitely after Harvey

The Harris County Public Library is looking for sites to provide services while its Barbara Bush and Katherine Tyra at Bear Creek and branches are closed indefinitely due to flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. The library system has two other branches also closed due to flooding: the Baldwin Boettc

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 18:31:00

Mayor, council members clash over questions about debris removal

City Council devolved into a series of shouting matches Wednesday over an agenda item to allocate more money to remove the thousands of piles of Hurricane Harvey debris across Houston, ultimately delaying the proposal over Mayor Sylvester Turner's strenuous objections. The city has struggled to draw

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 17:18:00

Bruce Springsteen steps up in a unique way for hurricane relief efforts

Craig Hlavaty Published 1:56 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Bruce Springsteen steps up in a unique way for hurricane relief efforts 1 / 117 Back to Gallery It's long been known as one of the best live Bruce Springsteen documents from the late '70s and now fans can purchase it, all for a good and

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 17:41:00

Town Hall meeting planned for Humble to discuss widening of FM 1960

A town hall meeting to talk about property rights as the state prepares to widen FM 1960 is set for Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Phillip Cezeaux Recreation Building, 100 North Houston Ave, in Humble. The town hall meeting will discuss plans to widen and improve FM 1960. The Freeman Law Fir

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 01:19:00

Volunteers rescue residents trapped at Kingwood assisted-living home

KINGWOOD, Texas - The large tan 2 -ton truck slowly drove down Northpark Drive. For one of the few times that day, the truck was out of floodwaters. But there was still work to be done. In the bed sat six people who needed help, and driver Steve Knight was as nervous as he'd been all day: more worri

KHOU - 2017-09-20 12:47:24

Hurricane Harvey Homecoming Dress Drive to help Humble ISD students

The once the cozy living room of Ashley Reel's home has turned into a room ready to change the lives of those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Ashley launched the Hurricane Harvey Homecoming Dress Drive on Sept. 3 in an effort to help teens who lost everything during the floods or could not afford a Ho

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 21:31:00

Texans players visit Kingwood High School to help ease pain from Harvey

From the classrooms to the auditorium, nothing was spared. The Mustang football team was left with no uniforms, gear or equipment. They did not even have a field to practice on. Free safety Matt Slayton said it was difficult to adjust before the season. "It's been hard to practice and just get up

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-19 19:53:43

Conroe man's death ruled a homicide, Crime Stoppers offering reward

Officials determined the death of a Conroe homeless man is a homicide. Brian Keith Moore, 54, was found dead around 11 p.m. Aug. 23 near a homeless camp by Interstate 45 and Old Magnolia Road, just south of FM 2854. Officials announced Thursday that authorities with Montgomery County Forensic Servic

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 15:22:00

Man sought in slaying of woman left for dead in northwest Houston

HOUSTON - A suspect was identified Thursday in the death of a woman whose body was found on a northwest Houston street. The shooting happened about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of Stallings Drive. Houston police said witnesses reported seeing Leticia Greer, 38, arguing with a man in the st

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-21 14:53:57

I-45 closure planned again over the weekend

Walker County residents need to prepare for another weekend of lane closures as part of the Interstate 45 expansion project continues in New Waverly. Beginning today at 8 p.m., the northbound lanes of Interstate 45 heading into New Waverly will be closed and traffic moved to one lane on the southbou

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2017-09-22 12:00:00