June 27, 2014 |
Katy Couple Saving Lives

Did you know that babies can start to learn swimming survival skills when they’re only six months old?

When Katy couple Kathleen and Bruce McCordie moved to Texas in 1997, they looked for a swimming skills and survival program for their baby. When they couldn’t find a place, the McCordies brought in a specialist to teach their child and their friends’ children.

In 2004, Kathleen McCordie made the decision to leave nursing to create the Texas Swimming Academy.

June 20, 2014 |
B-52 Brewery Open In Conroe

The Houston craft beer scene is blossoming with nationally renowned local breweries such as St. Arnold and Karbach. These big names have also shed some light on several other budding breweries in Houston. One such brewery is B-52, a brand new brewery in Conroe that’s starting to turn the heads of Houston beer connoisseurs.

June 11, 2014 |
Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Expansion

The Memorial Hermann Health System officially began a $93 million expansion project in May. The project includes a brand new 155,000 square foot patient tower, a 100,000 square foot office building and upgrades to their Emergency Center.

The expansion will take place in two phases and is expected to be completed by summer 2016.

Phase One of the project, the upgrades to the Emergency Center, is already underway and should be finished as early as this fall. The upgrades include new CT and MRI machines, eight new ER beds and a new surgical suite.

June 6, 2014 |
Cy-Creek Valedictorian Shows Courage in Fight With Cancer

Joshua Vandervort will graduate as Cypress Creek High School’s valedictorian on Saturday afternoon – an impressive accomplishment. Even more impressive? Joshua’s attitude and work ethic since being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia last fall.

Ranked first in his class at the time of his diagnosis, one of Joshua’s first thoughts was how he would handle finals. “I was in the hospital thinking how am I going to take my finals here, how am I going to finish up?” Joshua said. “I did alright,” he added. “Not my best.”