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You’re getting a new Medicare card  

By Bob Moos/Southwest public affairs officer for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Your new Medicare card is coming soon. From now until April 2019, Medicare is mailing new cards to the more than 60 million Americans with Medicare. The 3.9 million Texans with Medicare will begin receiving their cards this month. The new cards will no longer have your Social Security number on them. Instead, they’ll have a new Medicare number that’s […]

Death Notification

To Whom It May Concern: We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. Sincerely, Michelle R. Sanford, Ph.D., M-ABFE Forensic Investigations The information is as follows: JIMMY RAY WALKER – White Male, 75 Years: Mr. Walker died in the 800 block of Schilling Avenue in Houston, TX on 07/19/2018. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML18-2554. PEDRO RAMOS […]

Katy Lions Club Golf Tournament Friday September 14th

The annual Katy Lions Club Golf Tournament has a new location and format this year.  Join the club at Top Golf Houston-Katy for a Top Contender Tournament Game. When: Friday, September 14th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Top Golf in Katy located at 1030 Memorial Brook Blvd, Houston, Texas.

Oakbend Medical Center’s Patchwork Of Life Event Honors Ann And Jeff Council

Ann and Jeff Council have been named as the 2018 honorees for OakBend Medical Center’s Patchwork of Life event. Both Ann and Jeff have devoted years of service to OakBend Medical Center.  Jeff has been on the board of director for more than 30 years and currently serves as the board president.  Ann has been an active member of the Patchwork of Life committee since its inception and was also among the honorees in the […]

Public Assistance needed in locating the next of kin

July 3, 2018 To Whom It May Concern: We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office. Sincerely, Michelle R. Sanford, Ph.D., M-ABFE Forensic Investigations The information is as follows: HONG LY TA – Asian Male, 60 Years: Mr. Ta […]

“Keep an Eye Out for Farm Equipment on the Move”

By John Gordy, County Extension Agent, AgriLife Extension – Fort Bend County As the summer heats up and we near Independence Day celebrations, we are also getting closer to harvest time for crops in the coastal bend. If you find yourself in rural or even suburban areas of Fort Bend County, you may find yourself bumper to bumper with tractors any time of year. However, harvest time is when you are more likely to encounter […]

Harvey survivors can partner with disaster case managers for recovery support

Individuals can get long-term, one-on-one help by calling 211 AUSTIN, Texas – Recovering from a natural disaster can be trying for many reasons, but difficulty navigating the available resources and support shouldn’t be one of them. That’s why disaster case managers (DCMs) are available to simplify your recovery process. They provide a single contact person who can guide you through the process, advocate on your behalf and help secure resources to address your unmet needs. Case […]

The Arc of Katy to Serve Lemonade to Support Teddy Bear Cop Program

The Arc of Katy, a nonprofit organization providing opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, began its 2018 Summer Program Monday, June 4th and on hand to welcome the participants was Katy’s own Teddy Cop, alias, KISD Police Officer, Luis Santiago.  Officer Santiago has become a friend of The Arc of Katy and The Arc of Katy participants are excited to help Officer Santiago with his Teddy Bear Cop program. Officer Santiago works each […]

Public’s Assistance needed to find next of kin

To Whom It May Concern: We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office. Sincerely, Sharon M. Derrick, PhD, D-ABFA Identification Manager Forensic Anthropologist The information is as follows: ANDRES AGOSTO-DIAZ – Hispanic Male, 35 Years: Mr. Agosto-Diaz died at […]

Transitional Shelter Assistance deadline extended to June 30 for some survivors as efforts continue to help Texans move to permanent housing

AUSTIN, Texas – Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay in hotels until June 30, with check-out on July 1, as they continue working toward a permanent housing solution. This is the seventh and final extension of the temporary sheltering program. Key dates: May 31 – Last day of eligibility under current extension period June 30 – End of approved extension period July 1 – Final check-out of […]