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Katy Students Shine At Annual Tommy Tune Awards

| August 1, 2013
Katy Students Shine At Annual Tommy Tune Awards

Houston’s version of the Tony Awards honored excellence in high school musical theater By Don Maines Katy theater students were among the bright lights of television when the 11th annual Tommy Tune Awards were televised in June on ABC Channel 13. Houston’s version of the Tony Awards honors excellence in high school musical theater. This […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Danielle • Jesse

| August 1, 2013
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Danielle • Jesse

Some things are just meant to go together, like salt and pepper and Danielle and Jesse,” announced officiant Jason Nelson, pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Sugar Land. As far back as high school, Danielle and Jesse went together, and they tied the knot in a romantic spring wedding set in the countryside.

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Vintage Swimsuits on the Market

| July 1, 2013
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Vintage Swimsuits on the Market

Actress Pamela Anderson’s famous red swimsuit from her role on TV’s Baywatch sold for $275.

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Phil and Carol Garner

| July 1, 2013
Phil and Carol Garner

The dynamic pair are the city’s unpaid Chamber of Commerce By Tish Williams After many years in the headlines, Carol and Phil Garner are flying under the radar. Truth is, they might be busier now than they were during Phil’s 31 years in Major League Baseball ― 16 years as an infielder for five different […]

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Impact a Hero Weekend Sets New Record

| July 1, 2013
Impact a Hero Weekend Sets New Record

Houston Texans help raise funds at Impact a Hero Gala Impact Player Partners presented the Ninth Annual Impact A Hero, Hall of Fame Gala Dinner, Diamonds & Denim at Reliant Stadium on May 19. Impact A Hero Weekend set a new record of more than $1.2 million in donations, sponsorships and participation. Impact A Hero […]

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Sanaz Marand: Katy’s Own Tennis Sensation

| July 1, 2013
Sanaz Marand: Katy’s Own Tennis Sensation

She Has Already Played Two Decades Of Tennis And Has Her Eye On The U.S. Open By Melanie Saxton Born and raised in Katy, Sanaz Marand was introduced to tennis at the age of 4 and by 8 was playing in local tournaments around Houston. She’s a left-handed player and impressed the tennis community early […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Amy • Austin

| July 1, 2013
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Amy • Austin

Photography by E. Sullivan Photography The love story of Amy Barker and Austin Richards was complicated by timing, personal loss and a few surprises. Their poignant journey began at Taylor High School and eventually led to a dazzling wedding featured by the Houston Bridal Extravaganza. A deep commitment to family, faith and one another has […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Collecting Antique Motorcycles

| June 1, 2013
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Collecting Antique Motorcycles

To some, a motorcycle is just a vehicle. To motorcycle enthusiasts, collectors, and historians, motorcycles are so much more >>> more

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Kids, Horses and the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

| June 1, 2013
Kids, Horses and the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show has raised more than $5 millionfor children’s charities since its inception in 1945.

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Taylor & Tyler

| June 1, 2013
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Taylor & Tyler

Imagine a wedding reception themed around the iconic Longhorn and Aggie football rivalry. A University of Texas bride and a Texas A&M groom

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Coach Fobian’s Fishing Revolution

| June 1, 2013
Coach Fobian’s Fishing Revolution

As a physical education teacher for more than 14 years, Mark Fobian has spent a lot of time thinking about ways

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Hwarang Tigers Taekwondo Demo Team Kickin’ it With Style

| June 1, 2013
Hwarang Tigers Taekwondo Demo Team Kickin’ it With Style

At the Hwarang Tigers Taekwondo School, nestled within a sea of white uniforms,,,

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Astros Pitching Coach Doug Brocail

| June 1, 2013
Astros Pitching Coach Doug Brocail

Delighted with his lovely daughters, Doug Brocail knows a thing — or five — about fatherhood

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Taylor Hudson of Katy to Compete in Miss Teen Texas

| May 1, 2013
Taylor Hudson of  Katy to Compete in Miss Teen Texas

Talented teen gives back to community By Don Maines The 16-year-old daughter of Eddie and Renita Hudson of Katy, Taylor Renee Hudson is a junior at Mayde Creek High School and a familiar face at hospitals, nursing homes and community service projects throughout the area.

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Step Right Up: Collecting Carnival Antiques

| May 1, 2013
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori:  Step Right Up: Collecting Carnival Antiques

I recently appraised a vintage carnival game on the season 4 premiere of Discovery channel’s Auction Kings that was picked by Gallery 63’s picker and general manager, Jon Hammond.

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Jessica & Rob

| May 1, 2013
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Jessica & Rob

Photography by Caleb Fleming, Big Box Photography There is something magical about military weddings, especially one brimming over with Marines and miracles. It is no wonder Jessica Kelly and Rob Whidby served Thanksgiving dinner at their November wedding reception, for they had much to be thankful for. First Date Jessica and Rob met through Rob’s […]

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In the Tour Bus with Scotty McCreery

| May 1, 2013
In the Tour Bus with Scotty McCreery

By Melanie Saxton Photography by Debi Beauregard March 23 was a big day for country music fans who arrived from all over the state for an appearance by American Idol winner Scotty McCreery. He included Katy, Texas in his 2013 Weekend Roadtrip Tour and played for throngs who enjoyed the food, rides, a variety of […]

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A Chat With TV Host Deborah Duncan

| May 1, 2013
A Chat With TV Host Deborah Duncan

By Melanie Saxton With May comes thoughts of Mother’s Day, a special occasion celebrating family bonds and the special women in our lives.  Deborah Duncan adores her mother, who is 90 years old and ornery. “Mom took about 5,000 pictures of my sister who is six years older and basically an only child until I […]

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Dr. Lori Arts & Antiques: Appraising Some “Manly” Antiques

| April 1, 2013
Dr. Lori Arts & Antiques:  Appraising Some “Manly” Antiques

At my public antiques appraisal events, I don’t have anyone waiting in line. And, when I appraise objects, I cut to the core. No nonsense, no delicate highbrow vocabulary, no malarkey. I tell it like it is. If you have a piece of junk, I tell you. If you spent too much money on something, I tell you. If you are hoping to become a millionaire on a collection of Pez dispensers, I tell you that it’s not happening in this lifetime.

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