By Wayne Dolcefino
Hempstead, Texas is making history. For the first time in 41 years, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has returned an application for a landfill, the proposed 15 story garbage dump being peddled by Green Group Holdings along Highway 6 North of Hempstead.
By Lillie Ruby
The November 18 Special Meeting / Workshop for the Waller County Commissioners Court was a new twist for the Court. Normally workshops do not include a Special Meeting notice with voting language included. The Special Meeting was called by Judge Trey Duhon to ask the Commissioners to sign a contract with IX Group to provide traffic cameras in Waller County. The contract called for IX Group to receive 50% of any revenue generated by the cameras.
On Friday, November 13, members of the Prairie View A&M University Men’s Track Team generously donated food baskets to three H.T. Jones Elementary School families in the holiday spirit.
By L. Scott Hainline
The Royal girls basketball Alumni Team held off the 2015-16 Royal Lady Falcons 41-36 on Tuesday (11-17-15) at Royal High School in Brookshire. The Royal Alumni led 9-4 after the first period, 22-16 at halftime and 36-23 after three, and then held on while being outscored 13-5 in the fourth quarter by the current Lady Falcons.
The Waller High School Box of Stars Theatre presented a captivating rendition of Shrek the Musical on Friday, November 13 and Monday, November 16 in the Waller High School Auditorium. Waller High School senior Kyle Bookout stole the stage as the grumpy Shrek, who throughout the course of the play wins back his swamp that was taken over by fairytale creatures under the instruction of the evil Lord Farquaad played by Waller High School Principal Dr. Brian Merrell.
Katy Christian Women’s Connection starts off the Christmas season with our Christmas Luncheon on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at The Club at Falcon Point, 24503 Falcon Point Dr, Katy. The luncheon starts at 11 AM and ends at 1:00 PM. We are planning a fun event with Christmas music provided by Sherry Woodruff and Angie Whitley. Bring an ornament (under $7) and participate in our lively ornament exchange.