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Jim Guidry Commentaries



Harris County

September 16, 2014 -- The Cedar Bayou Watershed Partnership will hold a meeting on October 7 in Baytown to discuss the progress in reducing bacteria in the watershed. More
September 15, 2014 -- A delegation from the Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts of America will dedicate the new William A. Lawson Chapel on September 27. More
Texas Adopt A Beach Fall Clean Up
September 15, 2014 -- The Houston Public Library will host its Third Annual Houston LibroFEST on September 27 at the Central Library and the Flores Neighborhood Library. More
September 15, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced the recipients of the 2014 Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Awards. More
September 15, 2014 -- Executive Service Corps of Houston will host Greater Houston Partnership Chair Paul Hobby to deliver the keynote address at the Leading Edge Luncheon on Tuesday. More
September 15, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city collected a total of $253,543 in sales tax revenue for the month of September. More
September 14, 2014 -- The Houston Regional Office of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday will host a town hall for Veterans, family members, survivors and the public to provide feedback on VA operations and recommendations for VA programs. More
September 14, 2014 -- What is billed as the nation’s first anti-bullying policy for school employees was announced on Friday in Houston, an effort initiated by Houston educational support workers, developed collaboratively with school administration and now part of the district’s standards of conduct for all employees. More
September 14, 2014 -- "The Friends of Freeman Library elected a new Board of Trustees in the beginning of the summer. More
September 14, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College North Campus Science and Allied Health Building has received the Associated General Contractors APEX Award, "based on meeting or exceeding stringent and comprehensive criteria". More
September 14, 2014 -- The University of Houston reports that preliminary fall enrollment, based on the 12th day of classes, is 40,959, the largest in the history of the institution. More
September 13, 2014 -- BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions and other members of the Healthy Pets Healthy Streets coalition such as Spay-Neuter Assistance Program, Friends For Life No Kill Animal Shelter and Rescue, Houston City Council Member Ed Gonzalez have announced expansion of the strategic spay/neuter initiative. More
September 12, 2014 -- The MLK Parade Foundation has announced that the 9th Annual MLK Youth Parade will be on January 17, 2015. More
September 12, 2014 -- Friends of the Houston Public Library is hosting its Children's Book Sale through Saturday. More
September 12, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that it has extended its contract with Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group of Houston to provide support to the Human Health and Performance Directorate at the Johnson Space Center. More
September 12, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that the Orion spacecraft is ready to be joined to its rocket and fueled for its launch in December. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education's CASE for Kids today held a swearing-in for local AmeriCorps members. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will host a dedication ceremony on September 20 at the Northline Transit Center. More
September 12, 2014 -- The World Affairs Council of Houston on Thursday hosted a program on Ports and Prosperity featuring a speech by Seth Cropsey, director of the Center for American Seapower at the Hudson Institute. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a plan for redistricting the trustee single member districts in order to balance out voting populations in districts after annexing North Forest Independent School District. More
September 12, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on activities available around the Gulf Coast region this weekend including a photo exhibit featuring the open roads of the U.S., a parade on the waters of Houston and free music in Galveston. More
September 12, 2014 -- An 18-wheeler was totally destroyed but there were no injuries in an early morning accident and fire inbound on the Southwest Freeway at Spur 527, over Main Street. More
September 11, 2014 -- Webster City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to proposed a property tax rate of $0.24874 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
September 11, 2014 -- Today is the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. Guidry News Service has posted interviews with those who were there on that day, as well as two PowerPoint presentations and a recording of Lucky Boyd's "In the Blink of an Eye". More
September 10, 2014 -- All northbound mainlanes of the US 59 Eastex Freeway at IH 610 North Loop remain closed as crews work to clear the remnants of an earlier accident involving an 18 wheeler. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Houston Department of Health and Human Services today announced that it has received a $1.8 million grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to help uninsured area residents sign up for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act. More
September 10, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the Houston Public Library has launched its MY Link Library Card Sign-Up Campaign. More
September 10, 2014 -- Houston TranStar today advised travelers to avoid the US 59 Eastex Freeway at the North Loop 610 interchange due to an accident involving an 18-wheeler caused the closure of US 59 in both directions. More
September 10, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to approve a water conservation plan for municipal uses and an updated drought contingency plan for the city. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Coast Guard assisted two people to safety after their plane crashed in a field 3 miles northeast of Ellington Field on Tuesday. More
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