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Chance of flooding as severe storms move through SE Texas


HERE'S A LIVE LOOK IN DOWNTOWN HOUSTON RIGHT NOW ON OUR MEMORIAL CITY CAMERA, THIS IS A SHOT OF THE KATY FREEWAY. SO FAR ...
WHICH A strong line of storms are expected to move through southeast Texas and hit the Houston area Friday morning.

Summer programs for youths focus on nature


Joust Fest Texas, an international jousting event featuring participants from around the world, will be held June 12-13 at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center, 2501 S. Mason Road in Katy. This event benefits SIRE Therapeutic Horsemanship, an organization ...

MAX USA CORP. Hires New South Midwest Regional Sales Executive


Having been born and lived in Mexico up to his teenage years, he is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Matt has been married for 25 years. He and his wife Michelle reside in Katy, Texas and have two grown children.

Johnathan Rochelle Evans


Texas and Jalaya Coleman of Katy, Texas and six nephews Javon Mims, Wilbert Mims of Houston, Texas, D’Andre McZeal, Jordan Coleman, Justin Coleman of Katy, Texas and Jalik Coleman, Jr. of Port Arthur, Texas; a special great aunt, Dorothy Champ and uncle ...

Plenty of open spots remain for this summer's Larry Coker/UTSA Football Camps


Texas/The Rig/grades 9-12) · June 11: Advanced Camp #4 (Katy, Texas/Rhodes Stadium/grades 9-12) · July 15: Advanced Camp #5 (UTSA Main Campus/kickers & deep snappers/grades 9-12) · July 27: Advanced Camp #6 (Alamodome/grades 10-11) · July 28 ...

Recent Highlights - Around Katy - May 2015


featuring artists in residence for the Katy Jazz Festival. The foundation awards grants to KISD teachers to support innovative teaching initiatives and projects. Chanda Cashen Chacón, president of Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, presented plans ...

Katy native serves with Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 49


A 2003 Katy High School graduate and Katy, Texas native is serving with a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron that flies the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced helicopter, the MH-60R Sea Hawk. Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Land is an aviation ...

Houston Flooding: At Least 5 Dead as Still More Rain Expected


The high water shut down the Katy Freeway eastbound and westbound at the 610 West ...
In weekend flooding that hit parts of Texas, one driver had to be rescued as the surge of water swept away his SUV outside San Antonio. At least five people were killed ...

Margaret Lucille Allen


Margaret Lucille Allen passed away on May 27, 2015, at Katy Hospital from cardiac arrest. Margaret was born on Oct. 14, 1956, in Baytown, Texas, to Lorraine and Julius Ehlert. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, Lorraine and Julius Ehlert ...

Angel Nevaeh Acosta


Other survivors include aunts Amy Gonzales of Katy, Texas, Shauna Thetford of Katy, Texas, Katrina Thetford of Katy, Texas, Christina Acuna (Manuel) of Corpus Christi, Texas, Monica Acosta of Corpus Christi, Texas, Marissa Acosta of Alice, Texas and ...

Charli XCX: Nickerchen in Katy Perrys Bad


Das können wahrscheinlich nicht viele Menschen von sich behauten, aber Charli XCX ist schon mal im Badezimmer von Katy Perry eingeschlafen - allerdings eher unfreiwillig. Vor einiger Zeit war die brit…

Charli XCX: ‘I passed out in Katy Perry’s bathroom’


British pop star Charli XCX once turned up at a barbecue hosted by Katy Perry after a hard night partying and passed out in the singer’s bathroom. The singer was invited to Perry’s Los Angeles mansion…

Charli XCX: ‘I passed out in Katy Perry’s bathroom’


Charli XCX once passed out in Katy Perry’s bathroom. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage) British pop star Charli XCX once turned up at a barbecue hosted by Katy Perry after a hard night partying…

Katy Perry Hasn’t Spoken To Russell Brand Since He Quit Their Marriage Via Text (UPDATE)


Put on your (whatever you were wearing in 2011) and pop a bottle of (whatever you were drinking in 2011) and let’s go back to a time when receiving a text containing the divorce papers emoji followed …

This Week in Katy


Happy Memorial Day, everyone!  I hope today you are taking the time to celebrate our freedom and remember the price that was paid so we could sit around and BBQ all day. Will you also join me in pray…

Organic Food Movement Trending in Katy


According to a 2013 survey by the National Grocers Association, consumers are increasingly concerned about where the food is coming from. In fact, a staggering 85% of American consumers say they choos…

The Bagel Cafe: A Well-Rounded Breakfast Spot in Katy


Located in a shopping plaza in Katy, The Bagel Cafe is a casual deli that's ideal for a quick, filling breakfasts on your way to work. For those who prefer to linger a while, the cafe also features a …

Landy’s Seafood: Taste, Laugh, Live in Katy


Since the first Landry's Seafood opened its doors in 1947, this legendary restaurant has specialized in Gulf Coast cuisine and hospitality. In fact, it's easy to see why the restaurant's catchphrase i…

This Week in Katy


Were you at the NKOTB concert this weekend?   Friends.  I had the time of my life.   And apparently, I know all the words to all the Nelly songs.   I’ll post about it all this Friday Also, in exc…

This Week in Katy


This week is probably one of the most important in my life.  Not lying. Saturday, I will be at the NKOTB/Nelly/TLC concert. See?  It’s an important week. Do you think they will let me on stage sinc…




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The Guardian and a warning to KATY TEXAS: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

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People help people. Gods do not help people

HealthDay news image Organ transplants have saved more than two million years of life in the United States over a period of 25 years, new research shows.But fewer than half the people who needed a transplant in this period they received, according to a report in the online edition of the January 28 issue of the journalSurgery JAMA ."The critical shortage of donors continues to affect this field. Just 47.9 percent of patients on the waiting list during the 25 years of the study underwent a transplant. The need is increasing, and therefore the Organ donation should increase, "wrote Dr. Abbas Rana, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues. The researchers analyzed the medical records of more than 530,000 people receiving organ transplants between 1987 and 2012, and nearly 580,000 people who signed up for the waiting list but never received a transplant. In that period, transplants saved 2.2 million life years, with an average of just over four years saved for each person who received a transplant from a living body, the study authors noted in a news release from the journal . The number of years saved by type of organ transplant life were: kidney, 1.3 million years; liver, more than 460,000; heart, almost 270,000; lung, about 65,000: pancreas and kidney, nearly 80,000; pancreas, just under 15,000, and intestines, around 4,500. One expert noted the relevance of the findings. "This study highlights the importance of organ donation, and shows that solid organ transplants save lives. One organ donor can have an impact on up to 50 lives," said Dr. Kareem Abu-Elmagd, director of the Center for transplant at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. "The field of transplantation continues to seek ways to save more lives," said Abu-Elmagd. "For example, the program of ex vivo perfusion of organs of the Cleveland Clinic has been studying perfusion technology to better preserve organs donated." Powered by infusion, a machine pumps oxygen and nutrients to the donated enriched to prevent damage or deterioration of the body prior to transplant into a patient waiting, according to the Cleveland Clinic organ solution. Baylor researchers suggested a direct solution. "We call for greater support of transplantation and solid organ donation, valuable efforts have an impressive record of achievements and tremendous potential to do even more good for humanity in the future," concluded the authors. HealthDay, translated by HispaniCare

SOURCES: Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, Ph.D., director, Cleveland Clinic´s Transplant Center, Ohio; JAMA Surgery , news release, Jan. 28, 2015

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Atention: do you saw any of these people in KATY TEXAS?

Ten Most Wanted

The FBI is offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. Select the images of suspects to display more information.

ROBERT WILLIAM FISHER

YASER ABDEL SAID

JASON DEREK BROWN

FIDEL URBINA

WILLIAM BRADFORD BISHOP, JR.

VICTOR MANUEL GERENA

EDUARDO RAVELO

ALEXIS FLORES

GLEN STEWART GODWIN

SEMION MOGILEVICH

  1. ROBERT WILLIAM FISHER

    Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - First Degree Murder (3 Counts), Arson of an Occupied Structure

    REWARD: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Robert William Fisher.

    Robert William Fisher is wanted for allegedly killing his wife and two young children and then blowing up the house in which they all lived in Scottsdale, Arizona in April of 2001.

    Fisher is physically fit and is an avid oupoorsman, hunter, and fisherman. He has a noticeable gold crown on his upper left first bicuspid tooth. He may walk with an exaggerated erect posture and his chest pushed out due to a lower back injury. Fisher is known to chew tobacco heavily. He has ties to New Mexico and Florida. Fisher is believed to be in possession of several weapons, including a high-powered rifle.

    Fisher has surgical scars on his lower back.

    • Robert W. Fisher

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