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Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center began holiday celebrations with its annual Old-Fashioned Christmas on Dec. 6, which featured various historical Christmas-related activities and entertainment.

The Kingwood Civic Club has announced the winners of the 2014 Christmas light contest.  Did your favorite home win?

Harris County Precinct 4 Road & Bridge crews are adding more speed limit signs throughout the precinct in response to population growth.

Volunteers recently gathered at Mercer Botanic Gardens to share the holiday spirit by decorating Mercer’s Visitor Center.

Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle helped make the holiday season extra special for nearly 200 guests from 40 Red Hat chapters across the Houston area during Precinct 4’s Red Hat Glitz and Glamour Holiday Luncheon, held at the Humble Civic Center.

While the Christmas season is known to be the season of giving, in the rush caused by added commitments and pressures, sometimes that fact is easy to overlook.   From Thanksgiving, which was established to give thanks to God for his blessings and protection, to Christmas, a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ and his gift to the world, there are efforts throughout the community to enter into the true spirit of the season and help those in need.

As part of their Aquatics Science class, students from DeKaney High School recently visited Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center to study the aquatic life there. Students collected and identified various organisms from the Jones Park Turtle Pond and tested the water quality using chemical reagents to “fix” and titrate the samples. 

The holiday season has arrived along with all of the holiday décor in the malls and stores comes the seasonal music, both contemporary and classic. Internationally renowned composer, Phil Barfoot, is presenting a new musical compilation titled, "The Heart of Christmas," which he hopes will become a beloved favorite.

Harris County Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens concluded a year-long celebration of its 40th anniversary with a volunteer luncheon, featuring Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson, director of Missouri Botanical Garden, as guest speaker.