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Big Bucks for Old Books

| March 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Big Bucks for Old Books

I have a lovely, scholarly sister who works as an English professor. She, better than anyone else I know, certainly is acquainted with and knowledgeable about great books.

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2015 Boots & Badges Gala, Feb 7

| February 1, 2015
2015 Boots & Badges Gala, Feb 7

Annual Benefit To Be Held At George Ranch Historical Park Behind the Badge Charities, in association with the Presenting Sponsor, Motorola Solutions, is preparing for the annual Boots and Badges Gala, slated for February at the George Ranch Historical Park. This year’s gala will be held from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 […]

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Friends of the Library Groups

| February 1, 2015
Friends of the Library Groups

The Volunteers Provide Vital Behind-The-Scenes Help Although the enormous amount of work that they do to support the Fort Bend County library system may not always be visible at first glance, the members of the Friends of the Library organizations provide invaluable support and financial assistance to the libraries by holding membership drives and book […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Erin & Adriel

| February 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br> Erin & Adriel

For those who love football and weddings, the marriage of Lacey Clayton and Logan Berlau blends sports and romance in a spectacular way!

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Top 10 Valentines Collectibles

| February 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Top 10 Valentines Collectibles

How you store your fine jewelry matters.

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Scout Troop 209 Celebrates 75th Anniversary

| January 1, 2015
Scout Troop 209 Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Katy Group To Celebrate Jan. 18, 2015 By Cheryl Alexander This year marks the 75th anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 209 in Katy and that means there are lots of boys and men who are going to be celebrating. On Jan. 18 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Deren-Huff Scout House, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., […]

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Appreciating Art and Artists in Katy

| January 1, 2015
Appreciating Art and Artists in Katy

Ana Villaronga-Roman Unites Communities With Her Passion For Art

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Lacey & Logan

| January 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br> Lacey & Logan

For those who love football and weddings, the marriage of Lacey Clayton and Logan Berlau blends sports and romance in a spectacular way!

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Tips for Jewelry Storage

| January 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Tips for Jewelry Storage

How you store your fine jewelry matters.

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Firethorne Fosters Fitness Year-Round

| December 1, 2014
Firethorne Fosters Fitness Year-Round

It’s not just a New Year’s resolution for active residents

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A Chat with Cheryl Najafi

| December 1, 2014
A Chat with Cheryl Najafi

The creator of CherylStyle.com and her no-fail recipes

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Beth and Edd

| December 1, 2014
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Beth and Edd

Few couples can trace their roots from middle school to matrimony

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Repurposing Ideas

| December 1, 2014
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Repurposing Ideas

Do It Yourselfers are enjoying the process of reclaiming, recycling, and repurposing worn out, vintage, and antique objects.

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Time for Texian Market Days Festival

| November 1, 2014
Time for Texian Market Days Festival

The 31st Annual Event Brings Texas History To Life At George Ranch Park Oct. 25 Light the fire and sound the cannons! The 31st annual Texian Market Days Festival will be better than ever bringing more than 100 years of Texas history alive in one thrilling day of festivities. Held at the picturesque, 480-acre George Ranch […]

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Fort Bend County’s Teen Beauty Queen

| November 1, 2014
Fort Bend County’s Teen Beauty Queen

Taylor Leigh Kessler to compete for Miss Texas Teen USA in November By Judy Latta Taylor Leigh Kessler, Miss Fort Bend County Teen and a senior at William B. Travis High School in Richmond, will compete against approximately 130 girls from across the state on Thanksgiving weekend in the Miss Texas Teen USA pageant. This […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Liz and Sean

| November 1, 2014
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Liz and Sean

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photography by Nikki Guest Frontier Fiesta, a University of Houston (UH) tradition, brought sweethearts Elizabeth Ann Butts and Sean O’Day Piper together. Their journey eventually took them from college to the Julia Ideson Library for a spectacular wedding and reception with plenty of custom flair. Liz graduated from Cinco Ranch […]

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Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles

| November 1, 2014
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles

Here are the top 10 Thanksgiving holiday collectibles that you can find in your mother’s or grandmother’s kitchen and beyond.

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Catherine Winkler Rayroud: A Cut Above

| October 1, 2014
Catherine Winkler  Rayroud:  A Cut Above

Artist creates a rewarding career in papercutting By Jennifer Heath A small pair of nail scissors forever changed Catherine Winkler Rayroud. Growing up in the Swiss Alps, Winkler Rayroud remembers watching a television program about papercutting with her grandmother. “She told me that she always wanted a papercutting, but couldn’t afford one,” she recalled. The […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Casey and Morgan

| October 1, 2014
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Casey and Morgan

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Derrick Bryant Photography Childhood friends since fifth grade, Casey Colleen Snyder and William “Morgan” Cole both graduated from high school in 2001. Two years ago this past summer they went out for drinks, still “just friends,” and found themselves swept up in a courtship, engagement and fabulous wedding in their hometown. Casey […]

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Art Terms for Novice Collectors

| October 1, 2014
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Art Terms for Novice Collectors

Taking the mystery out of various media and materials

The art world can be a mysterious one. If you learn a little bit about the various media and materials used, you can take some of the mystery out of collecting art.

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Time for Fun at the 78th Annual Fort Bend County Fair

| September 1, 2014
Time for Fun at the 78th Annual Fort Bend County Fair

Polish Your Buckles And Shine Your Boots! Fair & Rodeo Runs Sept. 26-Oct. 5 ByMelanie Saxton Get ready for lawn tractor races, funnel cakes, a parade, a carnival, a bull bash, hay haulin’, horsemanship and more! From Sept. 26 to Oct. 5, the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds is home to one of the largest fairs in […]

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Fort Bend County Fair Challenge of the Champions II, Oct 1

| September 1, 2014
Fort Bend County Fair Challenge of the Champions II, Oct 1

All sports have had legendary battles: Ali versus Frazier, Larry Bird versus Magic Johnson, and then there is Cody Ohl versus Fred Whitfield. Ohl and Whitfield have both accepted an invitation to match rope at the 2014 Fort Bend County Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Eight-time world champion Joe Beaver will be calling the action. […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Cabell & David

| September 1, 2014
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Cabell & David

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Cameron Clark of Cameron and Kelly Studio Friends since their days at Kinkaid High, Virginia Cabell Walker (known as  Cabell) and David Lowell Wood Jr. attended different universities. Still, they always managed to stay in touch. Landing back in Houston after earning their degrees, they realized they were […]

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