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May 9 General Elections BAHEP Jim Guidry Commentaries



Harris County

April 26, 2015 -- Sheriff Adrian Garcia has posted a statement regarding steps he has taken to address conditions in the county jail. More
April 26, 2015 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement on Friday was presented to Colonel Robert D. Cabana, a former astronaut who now is director of the Kennedy Space Center. More
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April 25, 2015 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeast portions of Houston until 9:15am. This includes portions of Clear Lake and the Johnson Space Center. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Thursday hosted United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, who formally announced during her visit that the HPA will receive a Diesel Emission Reduction Act grant of nearly $900,000. More
April 24, 2015 -- The City of Houston will hold a Batteries, Oil, Paint and Antifreeze mobile collection event on April 25. More
April 24, 2015 -- Lakewood Yacht Club’s 2015 Captain’s Roundtable educational series will host a special presentation by the United States Coast Guard on the Search and Rescue service on June 6, focusing on their last October’s rescue mission of the sailing vessel “French Kiss”. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office, along with other local, state and national agencies, is asking the public to wear yellow on April 25 for the missing. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to approve amendments to the 2014-2015 Unified Planning Work Program. More
April 24, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green will host his 13th Annual Job Fair on Monday at San Jacinto College North in Houston. More
April 24, 2015 -- A trade delegation to India by Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Greater Houston Partnership this week concluded with an agreement signed between the GHP and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of India regarding mutual interests between India and Houston. More
April 24, 2015 -- Early voting in the May 9 General Election kicks off on Monday, with polls opening at various locations for city and school board races and referendums in the Gulf Coast area. More
April 24, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on a number of leisure activities including the Texas Crawfish and Music Festival in Old Town Spring, the Peace, Love, and MARTY: A Montrose Art Party, the Jamaica-Galveston (JA-GA) Reggae Festival, the annual Sylvan Beach Festival, a Zone 2 Museum Experience in Houston, and Backstage at Allen's Landing, a walking tour along the bayou. More
April 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6900 Southwest Freeway about 5 a.m. Thursday. More
April 23, 2015 -- Lakewood Yacht Club’s Captain’s Roundtable will host the 2015 Hurricane Preparedness Seminar on May 30. More
April 23, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been arrested following a pursuit in northwest Harris County, which ended in the suspect vehicle colliding with another vehicle, causing the death of the innocent driver. More
April 23, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a motion authorizing President & CEO Tom Lambert to negotiate the sale of the Pinemont Park & Ride to Harris County, subject to legal requirements and approval by the Federal Transit Administration. More
April 23, 2015 -- Houston Public Library is hosting its "Tween Pix Contest" for aspiring photographers between 11 and 13 years of age. More
April 23, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is on a trade mission to India this week, met with the United States Ambassador to India and Indian governmental ministers in Delhi. More
April 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an incident today in which a patrol vehicle struck a bicyclist at 5700 Reed Road, resulting in the death of the bicyclist. More
April 23, 2015 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, awarding a $3,653,564 contract to MaxCon Construction, LLC for the construction of Fire Station No. 5. More
April 23, 2015 -- Kemah, Seabrook and Nassau Bay authorities, and Coast Guard crews, are searching for a missing five-year-old girl near the Kemah Boardwalk Wednesday night. More
April 23, 2015 -- Neighbors of a five-year old girl missing near the Kemah Boardwalk have provided photos of the girl. Photos
April 22, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to a house fire at 4943 Bryant Ridge Road. More
April 22, 2015 -- The University of Houston-Downtown recently hosted approximately 200 high school students from Harmony Public Schools and Taylor High School-Alief for a day of service and hands-on learning for the Buffalo Bayou Service Project. More
April 22, 2015 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend the city’s fees, rates and charges to modify fines for false alarms in the city. More
April 22, 2015 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart today announced that early voting in the May 9 General Election begins on April 27. More
April 22, 2015 -- The United States Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that Frederick Ramon Robinson, a Houston resident and convicted felon has been arrested on charges of unlawfully possessing a firearm, after an investigation in to social media posts advocating violence. More
April 22, 2015 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Deparmtent will host the "Watch Ur BAC" Awareness Program on Thursday. More
April 22, 2015 -- The City of Houston's Fleet Management Department was recently recognized by the 100 Best Fleet organization as one of the best fleets in the nation. More
April 22, 2015 -- Houston Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz, who is participating in a trade mission to India led by Houston Mayor Annise Parker, is spending the trip working to expand international growth, including taking steps toward eventually securing a direct flight between Houston and Mumbai. More
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