July Schedule Of Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, School-Age Programs, and Middle School Programs — every month during the summer. These programs are free and open to the public. The  summer schedule for July is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Independence Day

ll branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Thursday, July 5. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies, downloading e-books or music, or using the research databases. For more information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

Encore Arts Presents a youth production of The Big Bad Musical June 22 and 23

Fulshear, TX (June 16, 2018) – Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC) DBA Encore Arts in Fulshear, will present an open enrollment youth production of The Big Bad Musical directed by Ms. Mary Lieberman at the Thrive Church in Fulshear, Friday June 22 at 7 pm and Saturday June 23 at 12 pm.  All tickets are $10. The jury must decide the outcome of the biggest trial ever in the fairy-tale world!  The notorious […]

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 […]

Texana Center Awards Cross Creek Ranch for Continued Support

Celebrating Cross Creek Ranch being named Texana Center’s “Community Supporter of the Year” are, from left, Sheree Prather, Director of Development for Texana Center; and Carrie Roehling, Rob Bamford and Natalia Grynshyn, all with Cross Creek Ranch.

(Fulshear, TX – June 13, 2018)       —        Texana Center awarded Cross Creek Ranch the “Community Supporter of the Year” award at a Reaching for the Stars ceremony May 30. The center, which provides behavioral healthcare and intellectual and developmental disabilities services to residents in a six-county region has been a beneficiary of the popular Cross Creek Ranch Scarecrow Fest for the past three years. “This particular category was especially tough this year because we have […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber to hold 33rd Annual Business Links Golf Tournament Presented by Finnegan Auto Group

1) 2018 CFBC BUSINESS LINKS SPONSORS: (L – R) John Kennedy – TSTC - Golf Co-Chair, Dominic Robinson - CenterPoint Energy-Money Ball Sponsor, Kristin Weiss - CFBC Pres/CEO; Vince Finnegan - Finnegan Auto Group-Masters Sponsor; Gary Finnegan - Finnegan Auto Group-Masters Sponsor and Jeff Haley - Si Environmental, LLC - Golf Co-Chair.

Preparations are well underway for the 33rd annual Business Links Golf Tournament on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 hosted by Black Hawk County Club. Central Fort Bend Chamber is pleased to announce Finnegan Auto Group as the Presenting Sponsor for the Business Links Golf Tournament. This year the Chamber will be introducing a new tournament format. Two (2) concurrent nine-hole scrambles with shotgun start at 2:00 p.m. – one on the front nine (holes 1-9) and […]

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 […]

DPS Ramps Up Enforcement During Memorial Day Weekend

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining law enforcement efforts across the state this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe and encourage motorists to practice safe driving habits. From Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, DPS Troopers will be on the lookout for intoxicated drivers, and drivers violating speed limit, seat belt and other traffic laws. “Memorial Day pays tribute to those who have given their lives […]

Learn, Grow, Eat, & Go Educators Workshop

Calling all educators and mentors! Learn how to cultivate good kids through Learn, Grow, Eat & Go!, an interdisciplinary curriculum of the Junior Master Gardener Program.  Featuring Chapter 1: Plant Growth and Development, Botany and Plant Science. When: Thursday June 14th, 2018. 9am to 3pm.  Lunch is provided. Where: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office (1402 Band Rd. Suite 100, Rosenberg, TX 77471) Registration: $20/per person, deadline is June 8th, fortbend4h.eventbrite.com