8:05 AM Oct 22, 2021 CDT

Fox & Seeker Distilled Goods crafts unique spirits with local ingredients

According to Anger, Fox & Seeker specializes in craft distilled spirits that emphasize the company’s motto, “Grain to Glass,” which entails using locally-sourced ingredients to distill its own alcohol instead of buying it pre-made.


4:59 PM Oct 21, 2021 CDT

Texas Department of Transportation discusses I-45 expansion, vehicle fatalities at annual event

The Texas Department of Transportation held its fifth annual State of TxDOT event Oct. 21 to discuss the I-45 expansion, plans for the future and safety issues facing Texans.


Amazon hiring for thousands of seasonal jobs throughout Texas

It is that time of year when people look for seasonal jobs as the holidays approach. Amazon aims to meet that demand by hiring for thousands of seasonal positions throughout Texas.




CI NATION ROUNDUP: Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo underway; delivery drones coming to Friso and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 22.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock; Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 21.


Montgomery County Animal Shelter reopens stray animal intake

The county shelter closed down several services for two months to deal with a distemper outbreak.



COVID-19 pandemic highlights mental health gaps in Lake Houston area

In 2020, Mental Health America ranked each state and Washington, D.C., based on the prevalence of mental illness and access to mental health care. Although Texas ranked 27th overall and was third in terms of prevalence of mental illness, the state ranked 51st for access to care.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: Early concept for Frisco’s Northwest Community Park includes biking tower for ‘gravity riding’; Perky Beans Cafe now open in Leander, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 20.


Humble ISD trustee Lori Twomey announces her resignation effective Oct. 20

Applications to fill the Position 6 trustee vacancy will be accepted until Nov. 2. Once appointed, the individual selected to fill the vacancy will hold the position until it is up for election in May 2023.



Here's your 2021 guide to fall activities in the Lake Houston area

There are a number of ways to enjoy fall in the Lake Houston area, whether checking out a family-friendly festival, facing fears at a spooky haunted house or getting out into nature to enjoy the weather.


Kinder Institute housing survey results reveal Harris County's needs

To meet the need for additional, more affordable housing for only 20% of the 500,000 cost-burdened residents, 8,174 housing units would need to be added annually through 2031, according to the study.


Attend a play, peruse gemstones: 10 things to do in the Lake Houston area throughout October, November

Here are a few events and things to do in the Lake Houston area throughout the months of October and November.


Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers announces grand opening date for Humble restaurant

The restaurant will feature the brand’s new design, a double drive-thru and a patio with outdoor seating.



New Caney ISD seeking feedback on proposed schedule changes for 2022-23 school year

Under the new proposal, elementary classes would run from 8:10 a.m.-3:45 p.m., and secondary classes would be held from 7:15 a.m.-2:50 p.m.


Humble City Council Member Charles Cunningham announces candidacy for state Rep. District 127 seat

Prior to joining Humble City Council, Cunningham served as a member of the Humble ISD board of trustees for 12 years.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Read the latest top news about restaurants, businesses and other commercial projects that are coming soon or now open

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 19.


Kingwood Rep. Dan Huberty announces retirement after 10 years

Huberty will retire at the end of his fifth term in the Texas House of Representatives, where he introduced bills focused on public education reform.



Harris County Commissioners Court to take public comments on redistricting Oct. 21

The meeting will be held at the Harris County Commissioners Court, located at 1001 Preston St., Ste. 934, Houston, at 4 p.m.


Bel Furniture celebrates grand opening in Humble

Located at 20450 Hwy. 59, the store offers an array of products to help customers furnish their living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms, home offices and outdoor areas.


‘We’re very pleased’: Lone Star Groundwater president reacts to movement on proposed groundwater guidelines

On Oct. 5, the Groundwater Management Area 14 voted on a nonbinding resolution to amend language for a proposed desired future condition that would last for five years.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: New H-E-B in Leander opening soon; Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 18.



Texas Medical Center: Coronavirus patient numbers drop 25% in one week, dip below 800

The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center institutions has continued its decline.


Whitewater Express Car Wash set to celebrate 1-year anniversary in Porter

Located at 23611 Hwy. 59, the exterior express car wash franchise offers four different car wash packages and an unlimited monthly plan.