• Pilot Flying J

    Welcome to Hempstead!

    Photo courtesy of The Hotline Press

    The Hempstead Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Michael Wolfe, and members of the city council welcome Pilot Flying J to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning, June 18th. Stop by for food, fuel, and to enjoy their many amenitites.

  • 2017 Festival of Lights

    "Lights in Unity Make a Brighter Community"

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      The Hempstead Garden Club decorates a tree in the Gazebo Park.
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      Setting the stage for the Festival of Lights.
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      Songs for the season performed by the Hempstead High School band.
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      Santa rides in on his Texas sized sleigh.
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      Scouts on parade!
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      Knight Insurance brings Sponge Bob ...
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      ... and friends!
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      First United Methodist Church serenades Hempstead with Christmas carols.
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      Hempstead Little League batting a thousand and bundled up against the cold.
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      Some cars are just made to dance ...
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      ... and some are made to shine.
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      Waller County EMS proudly serving and celebrating with the community.
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      Fun and fantasy with face painting for every one!
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      Enjoying lights and community late into the night.
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      Delicious food and drink, fun things to wear, and opportunities for giving.
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      There's always a line for Santa!
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      Of course we've been good this year!
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      More face painting and music you can dance to.
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      The Queen's Court prepares to present awards.
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      Congratulations to the winners of the coloring contest!
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      Winding down the evening with Santa.
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      Chamber of Commerce volunteers gather for a photo.
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