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Oak Forest native enjoys the sport of the future

Oak Forest native enjoys the sport of the future

By Michael Sudhalter michael@theleadernews.com One hundred and twenty three years ago, Dr. James Naismith created a new game, so young people at a YMCA in Massachusetts would have another activity. Few thought it would morph into one of the world’s most popular sports. Quidditch, one of the world’s newest sports evolved from Harry Potter, a […]

Transportation, diversity to define the future of our neighborhoods

By Michael Sudhalter michael@theleadernews.com Driving in Houston traffic jams has become such an annoyance that people are gradually moving from the suburbs to neighborhoods like the Heights, Oak Forest and Garden Oaks. The economy and crime were once among the top concerns of Houstonians, but transportation has come to surpass both in recent years, said […]

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It’s your vision that really matters

For the second year in a row (and hopefully for many years to come), we’re turning The Leader on its head.

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Reader: Heights poultry plant owner bails

Readers comment on area development and preservation.

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Dr. Enloe’s determined to strengthen Waltrip High

By Michael Sudhalter michael@theleadernews.com Oak Forest native and Candlelight Forest resident Dr. Jon Enloe is an impressive man who’s done a lot of very interesting things in his 70 years on Earth. It would be fascinating to hear him talk about all of the places he’s performed as a vocalist, or how as a research […]

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KHOU: Man injured during home invasion on Thursday

Houston police are searching for three attackers who shot a man in the head during a home invasion Thursday morning, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. It happened along West 34th St. and Helberg just after 8 a.m. Police said the gunmen entered an apartment, told the two men inside to get on […]

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Remembering those in the community that have passed.

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St. James welcomes Rev. Arthur Murphy; St. Stephen’s organist Chuck Kent retires.

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Health fair at Black Middle School; Blood Drive at Prudential Premier.

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Neighborhood crime reports for the week of July 12-17.

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