Fort Bend

Partnerships Lead to Great Homes for Children

Shown (L to R) are: Associate Judge Walter Armatys of the 328th District Court, Rob  H-E-B, Child Advocates of Fort Bend Board President Jim Lockwood, and Child Advocates of Fort Bend CEO Ruthanne Mefford. Photo courtesy of Mary Favre, Liz Furman, Nancy Cruz and Sue Lockwood.

Child Advocates and Its Partners Celebrate National Adoption Day Fort Bend County 328th and 387th and 505th District Courts Finalize 25 Adoptions The Honorable Ron Pope, The Honorable Brenda Mullinix, and The Honorable Judge David Perwin finalized 25 adoptions including the adoptions of 7 children from the foster care system on Friday in celebration of National Adoption Day. The Fort Bend County 328th, 387th, and 505th District Courts joined courts across the country in opening […]

Public Transportation Recognizes Employees from Various Organizations for Hurricane Harvey Service  

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On November 2, 2017, Fort Bend County Public Transportation (Transportation) held a gift card presentation at the County Historic Courthouse to recognize those who assisted during Hurricane Harvey.  The gift cards presented at the event were tokens of appreciation gifted to Transportation on September 27, 2017 from South West Transit Association (SWTA) and Texas Transit Association (TTA) who coordinated with other national transportation agencies in an effort to help those […]

SANTA’S EXCHANGE 2017            

Event: SANTA’S EXCHANGE: Toys for Tots, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Sugar Land Rotary Club and Project Smile announce the 2017 Santa’s Exchange – a holiday distribution of gifts to over 5,000 children of less fortunate families in Fort Bend County. Date: December 16, 2017 Location: First Colony Church of Christ Description: Local Schools and businesses will be collecting new, unwrapped toys and gift cards, for children ages 1-18.  Cash contributions can be made to […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend and its Partner Agencies to Celebrate National Adoption Day, November 17

 The Honorable Judge Ron Pope and The Honorable Judge Brenda Mullinex and The Honorable Judge David Perwin Kick Off National Adoption Day to Help Finalize More Than 4,000 Adoptions Nationwide This Friday the Fort Bend County 328th, 387th, and 505th District Courts are joining forces with courts across the country opening their doors on National Adoption Day to finalize adoptions of children from foster care and to celebrate all families who adopt. Here in Fort […]

2017 Katy ISD High School Football Standings, Scores, and Schedules

District 19-6A Standings TEAM OVERALL DISTRICT Katy Tigers 8-0 7-0 Cinco Ranch Cougars 8-1 6-1 Strake Jesuit Crusaders 7-2 5-2 Taylor Mustangs 5-4 4-3 Seven Lakes Spartans 4-6 3-4 Morton Ranch Mavericks 3-6 2-5 Mayde Creek Rams 3-6 1-6 Tompkins Falcons 0-9 0-7 Katy ISD High School Football Schedules NOTES: Home games are in bold. Paetow High School opened this semester, and will field its first varsity football team next season. Cinco Ranch Cougars DATE […]

“Serious Wheels” Car Show Charity Event

Saturday, November 11th, Veterans Day at Sugar Land Town Square 2711 Plaza Drive Sugar Land, Texas in partnership with Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land Benefiting the Impact A Hero Veterans Organization and Texas Equusearch This event is not just for Corvettes, but OPEN to ALL Classics, Hot Rods, Exotics, Muscles, Originals, Cars & Trucks of all makes and models Registration Opens at 10am and Awards at 2pm Spectators are free to come and enjoy the show See some great cars […]

It’s Fashion, It’s Glitz and It has a New Date!

Amy Sharp In light of the Hurricane Harvey recovery and rebuilding efforts, the Couture for the Cause Chairs and the American Cancer Society decided to postpone last month’s “Garden Glitz” event. Save the date! The premier Fort Bend County affair benefitting The American Cancer Society–a fashion-filled night of food, fun and philanthropy–is now set for April 14, 2018! Emceed by Ryan Chase of 104.1 KRBE’s Roula and Ryan Show, this year’s theme is ‘Garden Glitz.’ […]

Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority Grand Parkway/SH 99 – Total Closure

Jodie Stavinoha Bridge: Riverpark Dr. to New Territory Blvd. Northbound – October 28 at 7:00 am through November 21 at 5:00 pm Southbound – Tentatively November 27 at 5:00 am through December 22 at 5:00 pm Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority (FBGPTRA) will continue construction on the north bound lanes of the Jodie Stavinoha bridge over the Brazos River located between Riverpark Dr. and New Territory Blvd. The total closure is required to […]

Hotel Stays Extended to Nov. 27 for Eligible Harvey Survivors

AUSTIN, Texas – Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live. Disaster survivors with a continuing need for the hotel sheltering program may be extended to Nov. 27. However, there is a mid-term eligibility review on Nov. 7 where survivors participating in TSA will receive a phone call, email, and/or text message advising them if they have […]