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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students July 2011

| July 1, 2011
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students July 2011

KIRK EATON TAKES OVER AS CY FALLS ATHLETIC COORDINATOR – Cypress Falls High School’s former assistant football coach Kirk Eaton has been named campus athletic coordinator and head football coach.Eaton graduated from Texas Tech University. He began his coaching career in 1995 at Hobby Middle School in San Antonio before accepting an assistant coach position […]

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Around Cy-Fair July 2011

| July 1, 2011
Around Cy-Fair July 2011

NSDAR BRONZE ROTC MEDAL PRESENTED TO NAVAL SEA CADET. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution’s Bronze ROTC Medal was awarded to Tyler Daniel Meyer, US Naval Sea Cadet at the annual Naval Sea Cadet graduation ceremony held at the VFW Hall in Katy. NSDAR Star of Destiny chapter’s regent Kendy Stone presented this […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs July 2011

| July 1, 2011
Cy-Fair Business Briefs July 2011

The Rotary Club of Cypress-Fairbanks hosted a Mother’s Day brisket sale to raise over $4,000 for Cypress Assistance Ministries’ homeless initiative. This initiative is designed to help deserving families, especially single parent families, from becoming homeless by providing financial assistance for utilities and rent.  Such assistance is much more cost-effective than trying to help a […]

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Working On the Railroad

| July 1, 2011
Working On the Railroad

Settling America was back-breaking work. It took strong, determined men and women to physically deal with the challenges of everyday life on the frontier. Perhaps one of the most back-breaking jobs of all was building and maintaining the railroads. Prior to the actual laying of track, roadbeds had to be graded and properly aligned. Most […]

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A Chat With Houston’s Resident Former First Lady, Barbara Bush

| July 1, 2011
A Chat With Houston’s Resident Former First Lady, Barbara Bush

By Melanie Saxton Her heartfelt insights on education, literacy, dogs and skydiving Barbara Pierce Bush is passionate about education. As a wife, mother, grandmother, public servant, volunteer and author, she has devoted much of her life championing the cause of literacy. Read ahead for her commonsense views on school funding priorities, community involvement and the […]

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Houston Texans Quarterback Gives $108,000 to Texas Children’s Hospital West

| July 1, 2011
Houston Texans Quarterback Gives $108,000 to Texas Children’s Hospital West

Matt Schaub’s Foundation furnishes Child Life playroom Matt Schaub and his wife, Laurie, visited Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus today and presented the new community hospital with a $108,000 donation on behalf of the couple’s GR8 Hope Foundation. The donation will be used to equip and furnish a Child Life playroom on the third floor […]

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Paws of Fames

| July 1, 2011
Paws of Fames

And the Winner is….Sheila! (Clancy Nelson)
2nd Place Tristan, Chance, Cheeky & Kira (Jennifer Pierce)
3rd Place Randy (Florangel Castillo)

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Have a Flag-Waving 4th of July!

| July 1, 2011
Have a Flag-Waving 4th of July!

This colorful cake adds sparkle to the celebration Potlucks are a popular way to celebrate just about anything — and July 4th is a great reason to get friends and neighbors together for a patriotic potluck. This fantastic flag cake serves a lot of people and it’s easy to make. Two little secrets make this […]

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Serenely Simple

| June 1, 2011
Serenely Simple

Tucked into the woods, this modern dwelling exudes a tree house ambience Frank and Pamela enjoy the outdoors. If it’s a nice day, chances are they’re peddling about on their bikes. Unbeknownst to them, one of these excursions led them straight to their dream home. They rounded a corner and there it was, a beautifully […]

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Cy-Fair Events June 2011

| June 1, 2011
Cy-Fair Events June 2011

SIZZLING SUMMER DANCE JUNE 03 Houston Metropolitan Dance Company  celebrates the finale of its 15th anniversary season with Sizzling Summer Dance at Miller Outdoor Theatre on Friday, June 3, at 8:30 p.m. The program features audience favorites and a premiere of a new work, To the Line by Julie Fox. Included in this evening of […]

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Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry June 2011

| June 1, 2011
Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry June 2011

THE PARISH SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENT The Annual Spring fundraiser raised over $10,000 for the Tuition Assistance Fund at The Parish School. This important addition to the Fund helps families in financial need get the attention, help, and schooling at PARISH that is essential for their child within the autism spectrum.  The golf, dinner and auction […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students June 2011

| June 1, 2011

CYPRESS RANCH KEY CLUB MEMBERS EARN PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS – Twenty-eight members of the Cypress Ranch Key Club and their faculty advisor have earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award for 2010. Ten of the 28 students are repeat award winners, having also won a Presidential Volunteer Service Award for 2009. The President’s Volunteer Service […]

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Around Cy-Fair June 2011

| June 1, 2011
Around Cy-Fair June 2011

BRIDGELAND’S NATURE FEST DRAWS BIG CROWDS. More than 4,000 people went wild for Bridgeland’s Nature Fest, an annual community event that celebrated the area’s natural surroundings. Majestic birds of prey and huge snakes thrilled audiences, while racing ducks and Frisbee-catching dogs also entertained. Event-goers could test their skill at kayaking on Cypress Lake, learn how […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs June 2011

| June 1, 2011
Cy-Fair Business Briefs June 2011

Karen Stockton, an assistant principal at Birkes Elementary School, was named the principal at Lieder Elementary School. Stockton replaces Missy Edgerton, who will retire in June.   Stockton has 19 years of experience in public education, all with Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. She taught one year each at Bane and Metcalf elementary schools, followed by seven years […]

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Cypress and the Civil War, 1861-1865

| June 1, 2011
Cypress and the Civil War, 1861-1865

by Jane Ledbetter This year is the sesquicentennial of the Civil War or “The War Between the States” as it is often called. The war began 150 years ago (April 12-13, 1861) with the bombardment of Fort Sumter, near Charleston, South Carolina. The major causes of this war concerned attitudes between Northern States and Southern […]

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Former Rocket Still Setting His Sights Above the Rim

| June 1, 2011
Former Rocket Still Setting His Sights Above the Rim

By Tish Williams It takes a lot of Advil to be Matt Bullard. “When you’re my size, you can take 16 a day,” says the 6-foot, 10-inch former NBA world champ, a nine season Houston Rockets alum, and current TV broadcaster for the team. Bullard has been retired for nine years, and has a 14-year-old […]

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Celebrity Father: George Foreman

| June 1, 2011
Celebrity Father: George Foreman

The father of 10, former boxing champ George Foreman pulls no punches with his advice on being a successful parent By Melanie Saxton It’s been 10 years since we last interviewed George Foreman, the two-time former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion and Olympic gold medalist. As the father of 10, he also knows a thing or two […]

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Celebrity Fathers: Dan Pastorini & A. J. Foyt

| June 1, 2011
Celebrity Fathers: Dan Pastorini & A. J. Foyt

With Father’s Day comes a special occasion to cherish memories and celebrate the importance of family. Whether separated by distance or living nearby, it’s the love that matters.   By Melanie Saxton

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