Richmond / Rosenberg

Recent Rosenberg Animal Control/Shelter Advisory Board Achievements Exemplify Positive Effects Of The Passage Of No-Kill Resolution.

With support from a majority of the members of the Animal Advisory Board, several foundational improvements have been made in the last three months despite strong resistance from staff members. According to the published minutes on the city website, the animal advisory board has diligently met five times in three months to discuss and review recurring operational issues. Recommendations were made with the goal of removing inconsistencies and confusions in order to reach a live […]

Oakbend Medical Center’s Patchwork Of Life Event Has Record Breaking Year

Photo l to r Joe Freudenberger, Karsen Council, Jeff Council, Kevin Council

Richmond, Texas…OakBend Medical Center’s sixth annual Patchwork of Life event was the hospital’s largest fundraiser to date. The event raised almost $390,000 and those funds will benefit the intensive care unit at OakBend’s Jackson Street Campus. The money raised will be used for renovations that will help create a warm environment that inspires healing and helps patients achieve their best possible outcomes. Ann and Jeff Council were the 2018 honorees for the event. Both Ann […]

Oakbend Medical Center And Oakbend Medical Group Announce Senior Health Fair: “The More You Know, Empowering Your Mind, Body and Spirit”  

Richmond, Tx– OakBend Medical Center and OakBend Medical Group will be holding a health fair designed for adults 62+ on Wednesday, October 17 from 8am – Noon at the hospital’s Jackson Street Campus.  The attendees will receive complimentary valet parking courtesy of Classic Chevrolet. The health fair will offer free health screenings such as blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, balance and strength testing and memory testing.  Additionally, two of the Medical Group’s cardiologists will be onsite […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Announces 2018 Christmas Home Tour Neighborhoods

Photo courtesy of Child Advocates of Fort Bend

“Twenty-seven years ago, a group of volunteers, many of whom are still involved, opened their homes, decorated them for Christmas, baked some cookies and charged admission in an effort to keep Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s (CAFB) doors open,” stated Lisa Moore, Child Advocates of Fort Bend Development Officer and event chair. Thanks to those generous ladies and many others who have participated through the years, this event not only kept the doors open, but […]

Oakbend Medical Center Hosts Community Blood Drive October             

Richmond, TX– OakBend Medical Center will host a blood drive on Wednesday, October 3 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm at 1705 Jackson Street, Richmond, Tx 77469 in the 1st Floor Conference Center. The blood drive is open to the community and you can either register online at www.giveblood.org using sponsor code 0881 or log on at https://www.commitforlife.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/278875 and see the time slots and openings.  Everyone that donates will receive a free t-shirt for their […]

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, Michelle R. Sanford, Ph.D., M-ABFE Forensic Investigations The information is as follows: GUS T. LOVE – Black Male, 59 Years: Mr. Love died in the […]

Revolting Children Unite!! Matilda, JR. Makes its Premiere in Sugar Land with Inspiration Stage’s Pilot Production

Matilda, JR. kicks off trio of exciting Inspiration Stage Fall shows, followed by Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR. and Once on This Island JR., both traveling competition shows SUGAR LAND, Texas (Sept. 24, 2018) – Sugar Land’s national award-winning community theatre, Inspiration Stage, is excited to be the first theatre to present Matilda JR., with four shows Oct. 12 – 14 at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Dr. In cooperation with and at the special invitation […]

Check your coverage before disaster strikes

AUSTIN, Texas — The first two weeks of National Preparedness Month focused on helping Americans survive a disaster by encouraging everyone to make and practice their disaster plan and learn lifesaving skills. Week 3 turns attention to the post-disaster phase, when proper insurance can mean the difference between full recovery and financial devastation. No one should rely on federal disaster assistance to make them whole after a catastrophic weather event. Federal assistance is only available if […]

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 […]