CI NATION ROUNDUP: Newly-elected Cy-Fair ISD board members unseat incumbents; Townhome, apartment construction to start soon at Northline in Leander and more top news

Natalie Blasingame, Scott Henry and Lucas Scanlon defeated each of the three incumbents—John Ogletree, Don Ryan and Bob Covey, respectively—who served on the Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees for more than 15 years in the Nov. 2 election, according to results reported by the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office.
Natalie Blasingame, Scott Henry and Lucas Scanlon defeated each of the three incumbents—John Ogletree, Don Ryan and Bob Covey, respectively—who served on the Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees for more than 15 years in the Nov. 2 election, according to results reported by the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office.

Natalie Blasingame, Scott Henry and Lucas Scanlon defeated each of the three incumbents—John Ogletree, Don Ryan and Bob Covey, respectively—who served on the Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees for more than 15 years in the Nov. 2 election, according to results reported by the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office.

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Nov. 5.

Note: The following stories were published Nov. 3-4.

Greater Houston

Newly-elected Cy-Fair ISD board members look forward to new roles after unseating incumbents


Natalie Blasingame, Scott Henry and Lucas Scanlon defeated each of the three incumbents—John Ogletree, Don Ryan and Bob Covey, respectively—who served on the Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees for more than 15 years in the Nov. 2 election, according to results reported by the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office.


How to get a sneak peek Nov. 6 at Voodoo Doughnut coming to Cypress in 2022

Officials confirmed Nov. 3 the Voodoo Doughnut van will be on-site Saturday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. selling Voodoo Dozens, which feature 13 of the most popular items on the menu.

Fort Bend County has eighth-highest coronavirus vaccination rate in Texas, state data shows

More than 77% of Fort Bend County residents age 12 and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Oct. 28, making Fort Bend County one of the most vaccinated counties in the state, according to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Central Texas

Populations in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto increasingly diverse amid population growth


Data from the 2020 decennial census shows that as the populations of Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto have grown over the last 10 years, they have become more diverse.

Townhome, apartment construction to start soon at Northline in Leander

Construction on Northline's residential development is expected to begin before the end of 2021, according to a Nov. 3 release from Northline.

Danica Lloyd, Carson Ganong, Taylor Girtman and Claire Shoop contributed to this report.


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Suzanne Dickinson owns Dickinson Interiors in Cy-Fair. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)
Cy-Fair design business Dickinson Interiors continues to adapt to industry trends

A Houston native, Dickinson and her husband returned to her hometown in the 1990s, settling in Cy-Fair to raise their family of three children. A University of Texas alumna, Suzanne said she has known since she was 7 years old that interior design is her calling.

Tewbeleaux's Cajun Grill opened in Northwest Austin on Nov. 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Tewbeleaux's Cajun Grill opens first Central Texas location in Northwest Austin; House of Pies opens in Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 8.

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is located off Hwy. 249 in northwest Houston. (Danica Lloyd/Community Impact Newspaper)
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital expands neuroscience services

Officials with Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital announced in early December the expansion of its neuroscience center, including the addition of two new neurosurgeons, according to a news release.

Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle and Precinct 3 Commissioner Tom Ramsey celebrated the Louetta Road project completion with a ribbon-cutting Dec. 7. (Courtesy Harris County Precinct 4)
Louetta Road extension, bridge over Little Cypress Creek opens to public

County officials including Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle and Precinct 3 Commissioner Tom Ramsey celebrated the project’s completion with a ribbon-cutting Dec. 7.

Psychiatry of Texas in Spring moved to a new location in early November. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)
Psychiatry of Texas clinic now open at new Willowbrook-area location

Psychiatry of Texas moved to a new location at 7877 Willow Chase Blvd., Houston, in early November.

House of Pies opened Dec. 7 in Cypress. (Courtesy House of Pies)
House of Pies now open in Cypress

The eatery specializes in pies and cakes but is also a full-service restaurant.

Beacon & Branch launched in Cypress this November. (Courtesy Beacon & Branch)
Cypress-based Beacon & Branch launches with hand-poured candles

Elizabeth and Robbie Seay launched a new candle studio out of their Cypress home Nov. 24. Beacon & Branch candles are poured by hand in small batches and are free of toxins, carcinogens and harmful chemicals.

The Gringo's location in Katy is pictured. A new Conroe location is planned for late 2022. (Courtesy NewQuest Properties)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Gringo's restaurant confirmed for Conroe Waterfront Center; Austin’s longest-standing H-E-B to be rebuilt and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 7.

The network launched this fall with an event at AR Workshop in Cypress. (Courtesy Cypress Baker’s Network)
Cypress Baker’s Network aims to support, educate rising bakers

Velma Perez teamed up with Courtney Nguyen, a fellow home baker, to launch the Cypress Baker’s Network, a group intended to promote community over competition.

US Attorney General Merrick Garland and US Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta announced the lawsuit against Texas on Dec. 6. (Screenshot courtesy of Department of Justice)
U.S. Dept. of Justice lawsuit alleges Texas' redistricting maps discriminate against voters of color

The suit alleges that the Texas Legislature redrew the maps to reduce voters of colors' influence on elections.

GUIDE: 28 senior living facilities in Cy-Fair

As the number of senior adults nationwide and in the Cy-Fair area continues to grow, so does the demand for residential options.