Back To School Basics

COVER STORY | By Kassidi McKayla Kaminski – The early morning alarm on the first day of school. Every parent knows that sound all too well and dreads its impending arrival (and trust me –  so do your kids). Between new schedules and kids of different ages, the transition from summer relaxation to...

Loggins Jewelers Presents Second Annual Angels for Alzheimer’s College Scholarship Awards

By Susan Pappas – Evan knew the more impatient he became, the more Illusive the memory.  Panicked and embarrassed, he looked around the gas station for some clue how to proceed. His brain refused to solve the scattered puzzle of his fading memory. A gifted engineer who could no longer work a gas...

Jamaicans in Fort Bend Celebrate Jamaica’s Independence Day

By  Zeenat Kassam Mitha – Jerk chicken, sparkling beaches, clear blue waters, beef patties, curried goat, vegetarian patties, rum punch and reggae music. These words summon images of the island nation of Jamaica. Jamaica is the fourth largest island in the Caribbean Sea, and as a group of people, they...

The Back-to-School Social Network

By Dr. Rebecca Deurlein – In the next month, you will be bombarded with all things “back-to-school.” Aside from the sales flyers and ads, you will be counseled on how to prepare your kids for the first day and how to help them get back to an academic mindset. But what is often ignored – and,...

Fort Bend’s Friday Night Lights

By Molly Cardenas – For some, fall is about sweaters and changing leaves. For others, images of Halloween and harvest come to mind. But, here in Fort Bend, fall means one thing and one thing only – time  for high school football. Fortunately for fans, this season promises no shortage of games and a...

Fire Up the Fourth with Tasty Backyard Recipes

absolutely! DELICIOUS – Fireworks, family and food are what the Fourth of July is all about. This year, add some spark to backyard staples like grilled chicken and potato salad with a little help from tangy condiments, smoky rubs and your cast-iron skillet. For a main dish that’s sure to be a crowd...

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