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Houston ISD Superintendent Surprise Switch

In what some are calling a blindside move, the Houston ISD Board voted 5-4 to remove Dr. Grenita Lathan from her post as interim superintendent. Replacing Lathan will be former superintendent Abelardo Saavedra. He will have a six-month term and ...

Beto O’Rourke: Of the People, For the People

The first time I saw Beto O’Rourke was February 2017, well before he became “Beto O’Rourke For Senate.”

The Stars at Night: Texans Defeat the Cowboys In Overtime of the “Battle for Texas”

Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good song. I sing loud and off key all the time. And when I can’t sing, I hum off key just to keep the melody in my head. Some will tell ...

Houston needs better public transit to job centers, study concludes

Houston's job centers need to be better connected to the regional transportation network, according to a new report from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

Good Competition: Astros defeat the Indians behind a dominant pitching performance from Gerrit Cole

If you grew up in a house with siblings who played sports, you are very familiar with the competition. Back in 1982, former NBA player Reggie Miller came home from a high school game excited and elated about the 39 ...

Early Warning: Astros Gerrit Cole takes the mound in Game 2 of the ALDS against the Indians

Earlier this year, January 13th to be exact, an early morning emergency alert warning of an incoming ballistic attack was mistakenly dispatched to all cellphones in Hawaii. That alert set off a mass hysteria of panic amongst the citizens who ...

Astros Fever: Verlander sets the tone as the Astros defeat the Indians in Game 1 of the 2018 ALDS

“Well, I started to feel a little sick a couple of days ago when they announced that the game would start at 1 pm today. So, When I woke up this morning, I just couldn’t make it to school. I ...

Never Settle: The Houston Astros begin their bid to repeat as World Series Champions

One definition of the word settle is: to make stable; place in a permanent position or on a permanent basis. But for the Houston Astros, they have taken that word and made it a mantra for the 2018 Major League ...

8 Houston Journalists Honored through Media Honor Roll 2018 from Harris County Department of Education

Eight Houston journalists are being honored by Harris County Department of Education for their fair and balanced reporting about public schools. As 2018 Media Honor Roll awardees, the journalists are specifically nominated for supporting education service programs within HCDE.

Council Member Dave Martin Hosts Kingwood/Lake Houston Area Town Hall Meeting

City Council Member Dave Martin will host a town hall meeting, Tuesday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m., at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods, Kingwood, TX 77345. The community is invited to attend and hear from city and community ...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Kicks-Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month By Unveiling Signature Mobile Mammography Coach

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated International President Glenda Glover says the service organization will be a formidable opponent in the fight against breast cancer with the organization's signature mobile mammography unit. President Glover was joined by more than 200 sororitymembers ...

Texas Two-Step: Houston Texans Takes On In-State Rival the Dallas Cowboys for Bragging Rights

There are certain things that will let you know you are in the state of Texas. No matter how many times you have seen a person they will still greet you with, “Hey. How are you doing?” Manners is a ...

Houston Mega Church “Model Preacher” Rips the Runway in New York Fashion Week

Model/preacher Lekesha Barnett steps out of the pulpit onto the runway in her debut at this year’s New York Fashion Week. Known to the 12,000 members of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston where she is Minister of Young Adults ...

Houston City Council Bans First U.S. Sex-Robot Brothel

Houston’s City Council on Wednesday officially banned what would have been America’s first sex-robot brothel from opening its doors.

Turning Fear Into Faith: Life After Breast Cancer

Fear and faith are not supposed to coexist. Faith is supposed to conquer all fears. When real life happens faith can waver. Faith can be questioned. Faith can even disappear. Just as easily as faith did all the things above, ...