This Week's Headlines

Thousands of volunteers bring Harvey aid

Dobie Latin Club advances to state

Martin, Boykins hold CIP meetings

Chamber to host Family Fun Fest

Multiple Easter egg hunts planned

Controversy continues over fill dirt

Hazardous waste collection event set

Local schools address violent threats
Enrollment soars for OER courses

Ambulance dispatching causes concern

Four Longhorn alumni inducted into Class of 2018 Hall of Honor
Moorer to represent PMHS at DECA

Olson invites students to apply

Outstanding students of February

New courses at SJC taking drone training to new heights

Republican voters want voice in property tax increase

San Jac announces upcoming calendar

SB participates in Jump Rope for Heart

Hispanic Outlook on Education ranks SJC No. 6 on Top 100 list

New courses at SJC taking drone training to new heights

Moore Elementary holds kindergarten Texas program

J. Frank Dobie Lariaettes announce annual spring show

Frazier Elementary sets date for Pre-K Round Up

Will-A-Thon to serve seniors, veterans, disabled

Fun Bunch hosts game night

Abbott appoints Koncaba to board

San Jac women headed to hoops nationals

Lutheran South boys’ soccer wins TAPPS D2 state championship

Dobie boys’ soccer near crown; fourth straight championship

JFD girls soccer sits fourth

Bondy rules girls’ track; BHI’s Robinson wins four golds

BHI’s Williams, Thompson’s Jeans shine

Wolverines’ baseball eyes better 24-6As

Bruins nip Dobie; locals now 11-5

Bayshore Olympics host Brook, Dobie track; Pree sets PB in TJ

No. 1 ranked San Jac loses two at Galveston

Lady Horn softball awaits tougher tests


Local Libraries

Bracewell City Library
Located at 9002 Kingspoint, Bracewell is inside the Beltway east of Blackhawk. Included in its collection are books-on-tape, compact discs, magazines, large-print books, children's books-on-tape and books in Spanish.

The library offers a variety of services including telephone and in-house reference information, a public access catalog and children's storytimes.

Bracewell provides an outside bookdrop as well as telephone renewal at 832-Bracewell Library sketch393-2580. Self-service facilities available include word processors and a copy machine. The library catalog is available through

For hours and special events visit Bracewell on the web at

For information, call the library at 832-393-2580.

Harris County Parker Williams Library
The spacious 20,000-square-foot Harris County Parker Williams Branch Public Library at Scarsdale and Beamer opened in 1993. Regular seating for reading and study accommodates 125.There are three meetings rooms that may be reserved by the public. Two of the rooms seat 25 and one room seats 50.  These rooms are located by the County Clerk’s office, which is located across the parking lot.

The online catalog is user friendly and can be accessed, along with various databases, from home computers at

Books may be transferred from other branches at no charge. The library features a large Vietnamese collection as well as some Spanish titles and a large selection of DVD’s and CD’s.

The library offers English as a second language classes as well as training for volunteer tutors interested in teaching adults basic literacy or ESL.

Free computer classes are offered monthly. Storytimes are every Wednesday for preschoolers and Thursday mornings for toddlers. Vietnamese story and learning times are presented Saturdays. During the summer, the library sponsors a summer reading program and presents special programs.

Harris County library cards are free to Texas residents who provide proof of their current address. Library hours are Monday from 1 to 9 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library is closed on Tuesdays and Sundays. For information, call 281-484-2036.