Richmond / Rosenberg

Hiring Red, White & You! Veterans Hiring Fair to Take Place November 9

Sixth annual statewide veterans hiring event to be held in 29 Texas cities AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission, will host veterans hiring fairs in 29 cities throughout Texas on Thursday, Nov. 9. TWC’s sixth annual Hiring Red, White & You! statewide hiring fair is a joint initiative supported by the Office of the Governor, the Texas Medical Center and the Texas Veterans Commission to […]

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

NHCSAPC collects unwanted prescription drugs October 28 to reduce risk for addiction HOUSTON — The North Harris County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (NHCSAPC) will host a DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for members of the public to dispose expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs that are potentially dangerous. The medications may be dropped-off at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office – Aldine Storefront at 5202 Aldine Mail Route.  Pills, […]

Oakbend Medical Center’s “Patchwork Of Life, Making Room To Heal” Raises Funds For Hospital’s 4th And 5th Floor Renovations  

Richmond, TX… OakBend Medical Center held its 5th Annual Patchwork of Life event on Thursday, October 12th at Safari Texas.  The honorees of this year’s event were the hospital’s nurses. “Patchwork of Life, Making Room to Heal”, was chaired by Tama Dorman and Olga Gracia and the monies from this year’s fundraiser will be used for the remodeling of the 4th and 5th floors OakBend’s Jackson Street. For the past five years, the Patchwork of […]

Here is another Texas Renaissance Festival Giveaway-Drawing Friday October 27th

The next giveaway is as follows: Like The Katy News Facebook page and share with a friend. Tell us why you want to go to Texas Renaissance Festival. How many years have you attended the festival. Tell us if you are reading this from the website or from Facebook. The winner for a 4 pack of tickets will be chosen on Friday, October 27th by 10 a.m.  All entries must be in by then to […]

Prairie Heritage Festival

What:  Prairie Heritage Festival Where:  Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 TX-36, Rosenberg, TX 77471 When:  Saturday, November 4th, from 10am to 4pm It is that time of the year!  The Prairie Heritage Festival is fast approaching. Don’t miss out on horse drawn wagon rides, face painting, children’s crafts, the Lone Star Strummers, ferrets, native plants, butterflies, native plants, bee hives food, nature tours, exhibits, presentations and more. We will have something for everyone!  


Texian Market Days: A Living History Festival Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the George Ranch Historical Park RICHMOND – Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of more than 150 years of Texas history at the 34th annual Texian Market Days festival! Set for Saturday, October 21 at the George Ranch Historical Park, the annual folk festival is a community fall favorite benefiting the Fort Bend History Association. Guests can expect a day full of historical activities, including battle […]

Texas Students Pledge to Stay Drug Free at Red Ribbon Rally

Rally at State Capitol Kicks Off National Red Ribbon Week AUSTIN – More than 1,000 Texas fifth and sixth graders participated in the Red Ribbon Rally kickoff event at the State Capitol this afternoon. The rally is the statewide kickoff to Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the United States, reaching millions of students nationwide. Supported by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, the event is an opportunity to […]

Local Student Enrolls at Earlham College             

RICHMOND, Ind. –    Gyasi Anglade, an Earlham College first-year and son of Dionne and Donald Anglade of Katy, TX, enrolled at Earlham College. Earlham is a selective, liberal arts college in Richmond, Indiana. Engaging students with a changing world, Earlham is dedicated to the development of effective ways to integrate international perspectives in education. The College offers 40 majors in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Earlham graduates are well prepared for further study; nearly half of Earlham alumni graduating in the last 10 years enrolled […]

DPS Highlights School Bus Safety Efforts  

AUSTIN – In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate the law. It is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal – either flashing red lights or a stop sign. “Motorists should […]

Renaissance Ticket Giveaway

It is that time of the year again. We have Renaissance Tickets to Give Away. All you have to do is tell us by Wednesday who you think the best Restaurant in Katy/Richmond/Fulshear area. You must tell us why you feel that way. We will draw a name from that list for 4 tickets. The drawing will be held on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Email you answers to and put Texas Renaissance Festival […]