Community News for NW Houston
Young entrepreneur?s mealworm business a hit
by Zarah Parker
19 Apr 2018 at 9:51am
While perusing the local honey, homemade soap, and fresh eggs at the Farm Stand at Petrol Station one might walk right by a boy in a camo hat and a small table full of worms. The boy is second grader Gavin Guy and he?s the small business creator of The Worm Guy.
Big Fix Houston coming soon
by Kim Hogstrom
19 Apr 2018 at 9:45am
In 2017, The Leader broke the news that Houston City Councilwoman Karla Cisneros, District H, had organized a remarkable effort. The councilwoman united disparate elements and helped form ?Unity for a Solution,? to offer a city-wide ?free spay and neuter day? to reduce the number of homeless pets roaming our city?s streets.
Suspicious activity leads to Heights meth arrest
by Landan Kuhlmann
19 Apr 2018 at 9:39am
An alert deputy has taken a potential methamphetamine producer off the street in the Heights. According to an alert from the Harris County Precinct 1 Constable?s Office earlier this week, Precinct 1 deputies arrested a man in the 1300 block of Yale Street in the Heights April 12 on a charge of gathering materials used […]
Waltrip soccer season one to remember
by Mike Tenney
19 Apr 2018 at 9:26am
The soccer season at Waltrip High School is officially over and both the boys and girls teams had an excellent year with one team making a deep playoff run while the other was unbeaten in claiming a district championship.
Locals help locals with farmer?s markets
by Zarah Parker
19 Apr 2018 at 9:12am
Walking through the array of vendors at a farmers market is the perfect way to spend the morning on any given weekend. With seasonal fruits and veggies always available and friendly faces behind the tables, farmers markets make grocery shopping fun?especially because some of the best are close to home.
Art Valet: Dog Lodge Sanctuary announces inaugural ?Artists for the Animals? ...
by Mitch Cohen
19 Apr 2018 at 8:54am
Where do old dogs go? How about old dogs with special needs? Elaine Rosen and Rick Laminack have big hearts because they founded Dog Lodge Sanctuary, set to open this summer - the sanctuary is a Texas-based 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing a permanent home for senior and/or special needs dogs.
A cup of joe isn?t just found in the coffee shop
by Landon Weiershausen
19 Apr 2018 at 8:42am
The weather is changing. Then changing back. Then changing again and, well you know how it goes. What should we do? For me it sounds like time for coffee in the morning and beer in the afternoon.
Changing lives one coffee cup, meal at a time
by Betsy Denson
19 Apr 2018 at 8:36am
A fresh cup of coffee or a delicious dish are pleasures all to themselves, but with some local businesses, the good feelings continue after the meal is over.
Rams name new football coach
by Mike Tenney
19 Apr 2018 at 5:00am
Wayne Wheeler has been named the new head football coach and athletic coordinator at Waltrip High School. Wheeler takes the job after being a Waltrip assistant coach the past four years under head coach Todd Wright, who resigned last month to take the head coaching job at Ellison High School in Killeen ISD.
Making a case for pet adoption over buying from breeder
by Dear Tabby
18 Apr 2018 at 4:53pm
Dear Tabby, We are planning to get a dog this summer and we are having a debate in our home about whether we should find our new dog through a reputable breeder or if we should look into adopting from a shelter or rescue group. Any advice? Debating Adoption in Acres Homes Dear Debating […]