By Rebecca S. Jones “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” – Jackie Robinson HOUSTON – In an excerpt retrieved from Youth Baseball and Life Lessons written by Coach Jon, he explains the varying ways the sport may empower and teach young people vital life skills. Values such
PRAIRIE VIEW – Through the Prairie View chapter of Top Teens of America and the Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated, Teen Dionna Mayes recently, received the scholastic, Lakendre’a Smith Moore Recognition award at Waller High School’s award ceremony. This year, the Prairie View chapter was honored to have former Teen LaKendre’a to donate funds towards
PRAIRIE VIEW – Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Eta Gamma Chapter at Prairie View A&M University and Epsilon Tau Lambda Chapter in Prairie View came away from its Southwest Regional Convention in Houston Texas with several top awards, held at Houston’s Hyatt Regency this past April. The Eta Gamma Chapter, representing Texas in
By TJ Baker Photo credit: Earlie Hudnall It’s more than a family affair, it’s a community involvement, and it’s a cultural on-going movement! Shape’s 50th Homecoming, “Come On Home – Founder’s Day” Celebrates Dr. Bill Lawson, who received the 1st honorable Chief Chairman Award. Of course, I was surprised as to why Dr. Lawson would
Prairie View – In taking part in National Lemonade Day on Sunday, Prairie View Top Ladies of Distinction and the Top Teens of America were able to fulfill their core mantra of “M.O.M.E.N.T.U.M.” M.O.M.E.N.T.U.M. stands for Mission, Ownership, Mental toughness, Empowerment, Networking, Teamwork, Unity, and Mentorship all of the words which coincide for selling lemonade.
By Aaron Barker – Senior Digital Editor Human remains that were found in Arkansas last week were positively identified Monday as those of Maleah Davis. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences said the 4-year-old girl’s cause and manner of death are pending further tests and investigation. Maleah Davis was reported missing May 4 by
By Rebecca S. Jones Celebrating Ten Years with Acres of Angels HOUSTON – Over a decade ago, native Houstonian, Edna Griggs, was divinely-inspired to establish an initiative which would bring awareness to youth regarding the effects of diabetes. Being a victim of the disease, Edna strongly believed if she could build a network which educated
PRAIRIE VIEW – Even though, the Prairie View Chapter Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated calendar year for 2018-2019 is coming to a close, the time does not stop these two ladies for continuing their mission of community service. Recently, Lady Patsy Jackson recognized two ladies for their time, commitment, and hard work with the Prairie
As it was noted at the public award ceremony, Mrs. Carter is a retired educator and a resident of Prairie View for 63 years where she has been volunteering as a meal delivery driver for Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels program since September 2008 in Waller County.