Fort Bend

Preparations are Underway for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Off to the Races Gala

Gearing up for the Off To The Races Gala set for Saturday, May 5 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square are (L to R): Child Advocates of Fort Bend CEO Ruthanne Mefford, Board Member and Photo Booth Sponsor Naushad Kermally, and Development Officer Dana Mersiovsky. For more information on the event or to purchase your seats contact Lisa Moore at or 281-344-5110 or go to

Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Gala Committee is hard at work securing auction items and making preparations for the dinner and auction which benefits the agency’s programs for children whose lives have been torn apart by abuse and neglect. The event will take place at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 6 pm. Michele Fisher of Michele Fisher Voice Overs is the emcee. Johnny Bravo is the auctioneer. The […]

No Cost Tire Recycling Offered to Fort Bend County Residents in Effort to Reduce Mosquitoes

The Fort Bend County Medical Reserve Corps, in partnership with Fort Bend County Health & Human Services’ Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEP) and the Homeland Preparedness Project, is offering a no-cost tire recycling on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. at the Rosenberg Annex (4520 Reading Rd. Rosenberg, TX 77471) parking lot. “Discarded tires can breed thousands of mosquitoes and we want to make sure our residents have the opportunity […]

Sunday, March 24th, 2018. Fort Bend Voters For Companion Animals Hosted An All-Candidates’ Meeting In Rosenberg, Texas

All six candidates and two incumbents running for election or re-election in May 2018 were invited to attend  the first Fort Bend Voters for Companion Animals meeting. Close to 40 people gathered to learn the stances and intentions of the candidates running for mayoral and city council positions regarding animal welfare issues generally and related to City of Rosenberg becoming a No Kill community. In attendance, there were several county elected officials, citizens from Rosenberg, […]

Assistance to find family of Deceased Persons

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: JACEK WIECKO – White Male, 75 Years: Mr. Wiecko died in the 10300 block of Lands […]

Learn Crocheting Basics At Library Program  

Learn the basics of crocheting at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Saturday, April 21, beginning at 9:30 a.m,. in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. In this hands-on adult craft class, “Introduction to Crocheting,” library staff member Marie Picon will describe essential tools, materials, and techniques used for crocheting. Learn about the different yarns that can be used for varying effects, and how crochet hooks […]

Learn How To Use 3D Printer At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a demonstration and instructional session on the use of its 3D printer on Thursday, April 19, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m,. in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. In the class, “Intro to 3D Printing,” library staff will introduce the 3D printer and explain how library patrons can print their own designs. Those attending the session will also learn about […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Lead The Way For National Library Week, April 8-14    

Fort Bend County Libraries invites the residents of the county to join in recognition of National Library Week, April 8-14, when the dynamic changes that are taking place in libraries around the country are recognized and celebrated. The theme for this year’s National Library Week is “Libraries Lead.” In innumerable ways, libraries lead the way in adding value to the communities in which they reside by promoting early literacy initiatives for young families, offering homework assistance […]

Learn How To Use New Mobile Devices, E-Books, Movies, & Music At Library’s Q&A Hour

Do you have a new Kindle or Nook™, but you’re not sure how to use it? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have an E-Reader Question-and-Answer session on Thursday, April 12, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The e-Reader Question and Answer session is a come-and-go period during which patrons can bring their mobile reading devices and have their questions answered about the […]

Insperity opens district office in Sugar Land Town Square

Texas Drive building now 96 percent leased SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (March 28, 2018)—Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) announced today that Insperity, a provider of human resources and business performance solutions, opened a district office in Sugar Land Town Square, occupying 4,093 square feet of space. Insperity operates 68 offices throughout the United States and its business performance solutions support 100,000 businesses. Insperity delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity through its premier […]

Area Democrats Meet To Elect Delegates to the State Convention

Ling Luo of Katy, State Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, and Congressional Candidate Sri Kulkarni

Senate District 18 Democrats, which includes Richmond, Rosenberg, Sugar Land, Katy, Fulshear and surrounding areas, met last Saturday at the Fort Bend Justice Center to elect delegates to the state Democratic Convention to be held in Fort Worth in June. Senate District 18 will send 95 delegates to the Democratic state convention. Don Bankston of Richmond chaired the convention and Nablia Monsoor of Sugar Land was elected secretary.  Committee chairs included Jean Dorsi of Katy, […]