CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Louetta Road extension, bridge over Little Cypress Creek opens; food truck park fills ‘food void’ in Cedar Park and more top news

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)
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)

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)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 9.

Note: The following stories were published Dec. 7-8.

Greater Houston

Louetta Road extension, bridge over Little Cypress Creek opens to public


A new segment of Louetta Road opened Dec. 7 to complete the roadway from Hwy. 290 to east of I-45. Construction began in September 2020, and the project wrapped up about three months ahead of schedule, according to a news release.


Central Texas

Mixed cuisine food truck park fills ‘food void’ in Cedar Park


Cedar Pork Food Park, a smokeyard and Mexican grill in Cedar Park, boasts three menus of tacos, burgers and barbecue.

Pflugerville, Round Rock business owner John Brotherton makes a priority of helping community

Pflugerville City Council recently proclaimed Nov. 9 John Brotherton Day in the city of Pflugerville.

Dallas-Fort Worth

5 restaurants coming soon to Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth


Here are five restaurants that are coming soon to either Keller, Roanoke or Northeast Fort Worth.

Plano ISD to send nearly $190M recapture payment to Texas Education Agency

Trustees in Plano ISD approved a recapture payment of almost $190 million for the 2021-22 school year during their Dec. 7 meeting.

Danica Lloyd, Leila Saidane, Steven Ryzewski, William C. Wadsack and Brian Rash contributed to this report.