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Harris County Animal Shelter Urgently Seeks ‘Harvey Heroes’ for Animals Bookmark

More than one month after Harvey, Harris County Animal Shelter at Veterinary Public Health (VPH) still needs to find homes for 1,000 displaced animals. Because of the high number of pets lost during the storm, VPH temporarily increased the stray hold window for animals from 72 hours to 30 days to allow ample time for an owner to reclaim their pet. Now that the stray hold period is up, VPH is urging the community to adopt or foster unclaimed animals. To foster or adopt an animal, visit

Mangum-Howell Center Accepting Reservations Bookmark

Mangum-Howell Center Accepting Reservations
Looking for a place to host your private event? Rooms at Precinct 4’s Mangum-Howell Center and Doss Activity Building at Doss Park are now available for weekend reservations on select Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Built for large events, Mangum-Howell Center’s Room 102 can accommodate a maximum of 200 people with a table and chair arrangement or 300 people with theater-style seating. Visitors will have access to a full kitchen, tables and chairs, audio/visual and sound system

Fighting Back Against Bandit Signs Bookmark

Fighting Back Against Bandit Signs
It’s a crime almost as ordinary as speeding, only harder to ticket. In highly populated areas with little regulation, businesses looking for cheap advertising post signs at intersections and high traffic areas offering “fast cash” for homes and low-cost contract work. Now, as home flippers, contractors, and roofing companies strive to capitalize on victims of Hurricane Harvey, more signs than ever are popping up in communities across the county. In Precinct 4, Bill Lee, superintendent of Precinct 4’s Road...