Richmond / Rosenberg

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 […]

Several Of Oakbend Medical Center’s Board Of Directors Become Certified Healthcare Trustees

Photo Left to Right: Ruthanne Mefford, Tom Crayton, Melissa Martin, Jeff Council, Dr. May Tape, Dr. Ed Uthman, Norma Petrosewicz and Representative John Zerwas (not pictured)

Richmond, TX…OakBend Medical Center is proud to announce that all of its eligible trustees have received Texas Healthcare Trustees (THT) Certified Healthcare Trustee designation. This designation is earned through a voluntary program designed to help healthcare board members become better leaders and show their commitment to good governance to their hospital and community. Ruthanne Mefford, Tom Crayton, Melissa Martin, Jeff Council, May Tape, Dr. Ed Uthman, Norma Petrosewicz and Representative John Zerwas have made a […]

DPS Reminds Texans to Prepare for Hurricane Season Now  

AUSTIN – With the hurricane season less than one month away, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) urges all Texans to use Hurricane Preparedness Week to learn how to protect themselves and their families from hurricanes and tropical storms. Hurricane season starts June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. “Hurricane season is unpredictable, and as we saw last year with Hurricane Harvey, these powerful storms can cause dangerous conditions and leave behind major devastation,” said Texas […]

Oakbend Medical Center Is First To Offer New Device To Predict Worsening Heart Failure Breakthrough Could Reduce Hospital Visits and Readmissions

Richmond, TX…New technology in implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) is now available at OakBend Medical Center. Dr. Siddharth Mukerji of EP Heart implanted the first Resonate™ ICD designed to not only shock a patient out of a life-threatening rhythm but can also give physicians important information to potentially reduce heart failure readmissions. Developed by Boston Scientific and validated by the MultiSENSE study, the Resonate ICD includes HeartLogic™ Heart Failure Diagnostic which was shown to have a […]

Learn About Coin-Collecting At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an introductory program for anyone interested in starting the hobby of coin-collecting. The program, “Coin-Collecting for Beginners,” will take place on Saturday, May 19, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Meeting Room at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. William J. Shelton, Sr. of Rosenberg will provide a basic overview of the different types of coins minted in the United States, and how to go […]

We Need Cat Fosters!

Daily intake requests are coming in for cats and kittens, and we are out of room. We want to say YES and get these guys someplace safe, but we can’t without help. If you have space in your home for adult cats, a nursing mother and her kittens, or have experience bottle feeding kittens, please reply to this email! Coming Up at the Shelter! Kroger For Your Pets Adoptions: Saturday, May 5 – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm […]

Derby Day And Cinco De Mayo Come Together

Festive benefit helps Reining Strength Therapeutic Horsemanship and its programming for individuals with special needs   CONTACT: Caroline Bordelon Outreach Coordinator contact: 979-4145 email: website: RICHMOND, TX:  The 4th Annual Derby Day Party will be held on the evening of Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Safari Texas, 11627 FM 1464 Road, in Richmond, TX. From 3:30 to 7:30 look for an evening of fun and horsemanship, mixed in with all the excitement of […]

New Museum in San Felipe Shares the Story of Early Texas

A statue depicting early Texas settlers stands in front of the Stephen F. Austin State Historic Site Museum (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter At one time, before cities such as Austin, Dallas, or Houston even existed, San Felipe was the second-largest town in Texas, after San Antonio. The town itself, the site of which was just north of Interstate 10 between Brookshire and Sealy, was burned during the Texas Revolution of 1836 and never recovered. On Friday, a new, 10,000-square foot interpretative museum was dedicated at the Stephen F. Austin State Historic Site tells the […]

Time to Stock up on Disaster Supplies Emergency Preparation Supplies Tax Free Weekend, April 28-30

(Harris County, TX) – The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management reminds residents that the weekend of April 28-30 has been designated as an Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday. This tax-free holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 30. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase and you do not need an exemption certificate. “We need to […]

2018 Richmond State of The City Address with Mayor Evalyn Moore

Richmond Mayor Evalyn W. Moore will address the City of Richmond at the State of the City on June 21. The luncheon will be held at Briscoe Manor located on FM 723 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Mayor Moore will discuss the latest improvements, infrastructure preparations, economic development and what the year has in store for the City of Richmond. The luncheon will be hosted by the Central Fort Bend Chamber. Sponsorships for the […]