Missed any of our articles from last week? Take a look at what you might have missed from Community Impact’s coverage areas in Houston from Nov. 6-10.

League City animal shelter receives award for commitment to lifesaving

The League City Animal Care & Adoption Center has received an award and grant due to the center’s commitment to saving all healthy and treatable cats and dogs in 2022.

According to a Nov. 8 news release, the no-kill shelter received the Beacon of No-Kill Excellence Award from national organization Best Friends Animal Society.

Read the full story by Editor Jake Magee.

Houston approves sale of alley as Covenant House construction advances

Members of the Houston City Council approved a development agreement Nov. 8 with the nonprofit Covenant House that includes the sale of an abandoned alley near Lovett Boulevard in Montrose.

The Montrose-based nonprofit Covenant House works to help homeless youth specifically in the 18-24 age bracket. Officials broke ground in March on a new facility at the southwest corner of Lovett and Yoakum boulevards that will allow for a 50% increase in the number of homeless youth who can be sheltered.

Read the full story by Editor Shawn Arrajj.

Wright Eye Care Center provides family optometry services to The Woodlands

After serving The Woodlands community for 27 years as an optometrist, Dr. J. Britt Wright opened his own family eye care practice April 3. He said he chose to remain in The Woodlands due to his large patient base and experience in the community.

Wright said he hopes to offer The Woodlands community a family eye care provider that ensures honest, professional eye care and a friendly environment.

Read the full story by Reporter Jovanna Aguilar.

Collins Park to debut veterans war memorial

Harris County Precinct 3 will be presenting a new veterans war memorial at Collins Park. The memorial was designed so that “constituents can reflect, remember and honor those who gave everything for our freedom,” according to an Aug. 4 community newsletter email from Precinct 3.

Read the full story by Reporter Emily Lincke.

UPDATE: 2 largest Katy ISD bond propositions approved by voters

Unofficial results from the Katy ISD bond election indicate voters approved propositions A and B, which equates to 95% of the $840.6 million in improvements in the 2023 bond program.

Propositions C and D failed to gain the necessary votes to pass, which places plans to upgrade swimming and other athletic facilities on hold.

Read the full story by Reporter Dave Manning.