H & E Equipment Services under the management of Phillip Baggett held their Grand Opening May 13. Equipment vendors were available to discuss their products, while guests enjoyed a catered lunch and vying for prize drawings.
The Waller County Commissioners Court paid tribute to the county’s fallen Peace Officers this past week. Commissioner Barnett read a Proclamation declaring Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week. Included in the Proclamation were the names of the five Waller County area officers who have fallen in the line of duty.
Many students from Schultz Junior High visited Brabham Middle School to compete in UIL speaking and writing events on Thursday, April 20. Twenty-one students from Schultz Junior High placed in their respective events after competing against seven other schools.
Members from the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) honored the Royal High School Welding Department with a visit on Wednesday May 6. CWB Vice President Cam Edgar, Account Executive John Crano , and member Rich Depue toured the facility and visited with students about the Canadian programs for welding education, welding training, and inspection used in Canada. The group shared curriculum and literature explaining the similarities and difference of the proceedures used by the American Welding Society and Canadian Welding Bureau.
Ben Tibbs, who is the Waller County Democratic Party Chair and also serves on the Hempstead City Council was reelected to the Council May 9. Garnering 78% of the vote, Tibbs will be starting his fourth term of on the Hempstead City Council.
The Annual Royal FFA Appreciation & Awards Banquet was held on Thursday May 7th, 2015. This year’s banquet turned out to be an exciting evening for the students of the Royal FFA Chapter. Many dynamic awards were presented to our fellow FFA members along with numerous different local FFA degrees. Also, the people in the community that helped make this year possible were acknowledged. Awards were presented to helpful volunteers and community supporters throughout the year and show season. The “Top 5” supporters and buyers at the livestock auction in March were also recognized along with the Honorary Distinguished Service and Blue & Gold award recipients.