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Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) introduced H.R. 1566, the Local Courthouse Safety Act. This legislation would provide local law enforcement with access to training, surplus equipment and resources to improve security at courthouses. 

Enjoy beautiful Texas scenery, unique art and live entertainment during the 51st Annual Bluebonnet Festival in Chappell Hill Saturday, April 11 hosted by the Chappell Hill Historical Society.

Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in April and May 2015. Participating is simple. Participants must be 50 years and better and must register for trips by calling 281-893-3726.

Hundreds of geocachers waited in anticipation as the locations of 57 geocaches in Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s 2015 GeoChallenge went live March 7.

Decked in green, seniors hit the dance floor during Harris County Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s St. Patrick’s Day Dance Tuesday, March 17 at the Humble Civic Center, located at 8233 Will Clayton Parkway.

So many students are overwhelmed by science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classes. As a result, they do not pursue careers in the industries that require strong STEM education.

This week, Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), senior members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee sent a bipartisan letter to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo urging him to increase efforts to combat foreign terrorist organizations who are using the American social media company to fundraise, spread their propaganda and recruit new jihadists.

Adults with disabilities who want to experience the college life can now do so at Lone Star College-Kingwood.  Including Stars, a new program started by Including Kids and the college, is a modified first year college experience course designed for learners with special needs.

A creative new engineering project completed in February at Mercer Botanic Gardens is helping prevent soil erosion along Cypress Creek and serving as a new amenity for residents.