Prairie View Mayor Jackson & Texas Buffalo Soldiers to salute Civil War medal recipient

Prairie View Mayor Jackson & Texas Buffalo Soldiers to salute Civil War medal recipient

Milton M. Holland, the first Texas recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, will be...

Waller County Eighth Grade students receive U.S. Constitutions

Waller County Eighth Grade students receive U.S. Constitutions

By Marilyn Stokes  The Waller County schools’ eighth grade students received a special gift of a...

Gridiron Hero

Gridiron Hero

Will Smith, Hempstead Bobcat Senior was named as a Gridiron Hero by the 2014 Built Ford Tough...

Bobcats Edge By Crusaders

Bobcats Edge By Crusaders

By Laurie Bettis  The Hempstead Bobcats got the edge on an undefeated team from Concordia...


Waller County Eighth Grade students receive U.S. Constitutions

By Marilyn Stokes 

The Waller County schools’ eighth grade students received a special gift of a U.S. Constitution on Constitution Day, September 17th, 2014. The Republican Women of Waller County give the U.S. Constitutions every year to encourage the students in their History classes.

Time to submit to Beautiful Waller County

By Joanna McCay CALH
Last year, Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead (CALH) produced a calendar for fundraising purposes called ‘Beautiful Waller County 2014’ and they plan a similar project for 2015.

Smith named Football Player of the Week

By Nic Ciccone 

Ford Motor Company is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week trophy for week 3. These six Built Ford Tough gridiron heroes are honored for their performance on the field and  their leadership off the field- and among these six standouts, for the second year in a row, is Hempstead High School’s Will
Smith. Each week of the regular high school football season will see a new winner in the sport’s six classifications, all with hopes of ultimately  becoming the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Year.

Bobcats Edge By Crusaders

By Laurie Bettis 

The Hempstead Bobcats got the edge on an undefeated team from Concordia Lutheran Friday night taking a 42-41 win over the Crusaders in a game that found the team tied three times during the night and kept fans on the edge of their seats to the last minute.

Go Beyond Ministry spruces up the Titus Community

Members of the Go Beyond Ministry load up their tools after a humid morning’s work at the Titus Community. Photo by Lillie Ruby.

Experts say fall is the time to plant perennials

(NAPS)—Perennial plants are a gardener’s dream: They add color to borders and beds, and are relatively easy to maintain. Perennials can also be used to add fragrance and texture to gardens, as well as attract beneficial wildlife such as butterflies and hummingbirds. Planting perennials in the fall is like making a longterm investment—one that pays dividends the next year.