Fort Bend

Fort Bend County Property Tax Payment Drop Off on January 31st

It’s property tax season and Patsy Schultz, Fort Bend County Tax Assessor/Collector, is again offering a drive through drop off option to pay your taxes.  On Wednesday, January 31st, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm you can drive through the parking lot of the RICHMOND (1317 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond 77469) and SUGAR LAND (12550 Emily Ct, Sugar Land 77478) locations and drop off your payment without even getting out of your vehicle!  These will […]

Boogie To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Fort Bend Women’s Center’s largest annual fundraiser, Boogie, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The event, which raises more than $200,000 every year to support survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in rebuilding their lives, will take place on Saturday, March 24 at The Stafford Centre. To mark its special anniversary, Boogie will be turning The Stafford Centre into Studio 25 and bringing disco back! In addition to great tunes from DJ Rock […]

Nationally Known Speaker Dinesh D’Souza coming to Fort Bend County

The Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce (FACC) and NewFirst National Bank are presenting The Case for Capitalism on Friday, February 23, 2017 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Safari Texas Ranch.  Dinesh D’Souza is a best-selling author, filmmaker, former policy advisor to Ronald Reagan, influential conservative thinker and political commentator. He will give his thoughts on what makes American businesses so great! Sponsorship opportunities available – visit www.fulshearareachamber.com. Open to the public, individual tickets $50.  […]

Enjoy Your Morning At Home, Leave Your Car in the Driveway

Stay at home and off the streets this morning. Have a couple extra cups of coffee and relax under a warm blanket as we wait for this winter storm to pass. Driving is not a good idea this morning. Travel conditions remain hazardous across Precinct 5 and all of Harris County. The residual water from Tuesday’s precipitation has caused extensive freezing on bridges, overpasses and many surface streets, making travel nearly impossible across the region. […]

12th Annual Spring Katy Home And Garden Show Features New Hgtv Stars

Renovate or Rebuild…Discover the latest home design trends Katy, Texas (December 12, 2017) … Ready to turn over a new leaf in 2018?   In January, the 12th Annual Spring Katy Home & Garden Show will be welcoming HGTV’s newest celebrities starring on the hit series “Flip or Flip Fort Worth.”  The largest home show in West Houston, scheduled January 27-28, 2018 at the Merrell Center in Katy, will showcase the latest in renovation, home design, […]

Pulling Together For A Great Cause!

Katy Christian Ministries Holds 2nd Annual Clay Shoot on February 17, 2018 Katy Christian Ministries: 2nd ANNUAL CLAY SHOOT 2018 Date:  February 17th, 2018 (Saturday) Location:  American Shooting Center, 16500 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX 77082 Registration and Pre-Event Festivities:  1:00pm Shoot Begins:  2:00pm Registration: Team of 4 (Includes meal tickets) $500; Individuals $110 Lunch: $15 (for guests and individual registrations; meal included in team registrations only) Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/182704885650555/ Hashtags for Social Media:  #CLAYS4KCM […]

Winter Weather – Prepare with the 4 P’s

Remember to protect the “Four P’s”: People, pets, pipes, and plants. People: Keep warm, stay inside if possible. If you need to go out, dress in layers and wear hats, gloves and an appropriate coat. Avoid overexertion, as cold weather puts added strain on your body. Observe heater safety: Never place a space heater on top of furniture or near water. Keep heat sources at least 3 feet away from furniture and drapes. Never leave […]

Notice from CenterPoint Energy on Outages

Due to the recent weather and hazardous conditions, some repairs may take longer to complete than originally estimated. Be assured that our crews are working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible, and we will provide status updates as they become available. Thank you for your patience. See an interactive map of current electric outages: http://gis.CenterPointEnergy.com/outagetracker/index.html Update your power alert communication preferences: http://CenterPointEnergy.com/PowerAlertService The sender provided the following contact information. Sender’s Name: CenterPoint […]

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend to Host Missions and Martini Night  

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend to Host Martini Night  Shown (L to R) are: Judy and Paul Maddison, Lisa Moore and Peggy Jackson Photo courtesy of Sue Lockwood

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, an auxiliary volunteer group supporting Child Advocates of Fort Bend, will host its annual Mission and Martinis social in the home of Judy and Paul Maddison on Thursday, March 8th at 6pm. In addition to socializing, martinis, hors d-oeuvres and learning about the FRIENDS mission, guests will be treated to a fashion show of both women and men’s current fashion trends. For further information on FRIENDS, the location […]

Winter Weather this Holiday Weekend

 What is the danger? According to the National Weather Service, there is a chance for rain across southeast Texas beginning late Monday night after the passage of a strong cold front. As temperatures fall early Tuesday morning, there is a slight to moderate chance that mixed wintry precipitation could develop. Despite the holiday, residents should be watchful of the forecast. Freezing temperatures are expected throughout the week. What you need to do: Make sure your family […]