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And More: What do you do about a disturbing animal death?
College of the Mainland plans to hold $250M bond election in May https://communityimpact.com/houston/bay-area/education/2023/02/02/college-of-the-mainland-plans-to-hold-250m-bond-election-in-may/
Fort Bend ISD trustee positions up for election in May https://communityimpact.com/houston/sugar-land-missouri-city/election/2023/01/19/fort-bend-isd-trustee-positions-up-for-election-in-may/
Fort Bend ISD talks timeline for $1.2B bond, further reduces budget https://communityimpact.com/houston/sugar-land-missouri-city/education/2023/01/24/fort-bend-isd-talks-timeline-for-12b-bond-further-reduces-budget/
Candidacy filing for Katy City Council, Katy ISD board to begin Jan. 18 https://communityimpact.com/houston/katy/election/2023/01/17/candidacy-filing-for-katy-city-council-katy-isd-board-to-begin-jan-18/
Katy ISD forms 2023 bond committee, anticipates November bond https://communityimpact.com/houston/katy/education/2023/01/23/katy-isd-forms-2023-bond-committee-anticipates-november-bond/
Election filings for Montgomery ISD, City Council positions open for May 6 ballot https://communityimpact.com/houston/conroe-montgomery/government/2023/01/18/election-filings-for-montgomery-isd-city-council-positions-open-for-may-6-ballot/
Candidate filing period now open for May 6 elections in Tomball, Magnolia https://communityimpact.com/houston/tomball-magnolia/government/2023/01/18/candidate-filing-period-now-open-for-may-6-elections-in-tomball-magnolia/
Conroe ISD board of trustees reviews upcoming needs before bond process begins https://communityimpact.com/houston/the-woodlands/education/2023/01/11/conroe-isd-board-of-trustees-reviews-upcoming-needs-before-bond-process-begins/
Clear Creek ISD to hold board of trustees election for 2 positions in May https://communityimpact.com/houston/bay-area/education/2023/01/11/clear-creek-isd-to-hold-board-of-trustees-election-for-2-positions-in-may/
Pearland City Council adds new propositions to prospective drainage bond https://communityimpact.com/houston/pearland-friendswood/city-county/2023/01/23/pearland-city-council-adds-new-propositions-to-prospective-drainage-bond/
Local News-In Depth
In this Sunday edition, we take a Texas story and tie it with others for context.
Explainer: Monkeys go missing from Dallas Zoo https://omaha.com/news/national/explainer-monkeys-go-missing-from-dallas-zoo/collection_657273e4-b86b-5b9a-abf2-67fd7d82b01e.html
Who’s Killing Buck Birdsong’s Cows? https://www.texasmonthly.com/true-crime/poisoned-calves-texas-ranch-buck-birdsong/
Chlorinated hydrocarbon and arsenic poisoning in cattle https://tvmdl.tamu.edu/2019/02/04/chlorinated-hydrocarbon-and-arsenic-poisoning-in-cattle/
Concerned about an animal body you come across?
Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory accepts walk-in samples at all four locations.
Bring the specimen to the receiving door or dock. TVMDL personnel will assist with large samples and/or carcasses. Fill out a submission form for the laboratory. Present payment information/account information or fill out a prepayment form. The sample will receive an accession number for tracking. A receipt of payment will be presented.
Expect to spend between $200-$500 depending on how many tests you ask for.
Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory https://tvmdl.tamu.edu/
The Unsolved Case of Elizabeth Barraza https://youtu.be/VNVzy0zG5oM via @YouTube
My name is TOSBIK. I will stalk you when you adopt me. https://petharbor.com/pet.asp?uaid=HRRS.A601480
Referee PAC Announcements
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Under Referee PAC’s mission of Fair Campaigning, the following news is of interest:
UPDATED: Alexandra del Moral Mealer, 20 other Republican candidates file midterm election contests https://communityimpact.com/houston/bay-area/city-county/2023/01/06/updated-alexandra-del-moral-mealer-20-other-republican-candidates-file-midterm-election-contests/
Harris County elections office releases report on November elections, calls for elections systems upgrades and additional resources https://communityimpact.com/houston/bay-area/city-county/2023/01/04/harris-county-elections-office-releases-report-on-november-elections-calls-for-elections-systems-upgrades-and-additional-resources/