Richmond / Rosenberg

Brazoria Fort Bend Rail District Receives Funding from Texas Transportation Commission for Freeport to Rosenberg Freight Corridor Planning Study  

Freeport, Texas – January 25, 2018:  The Texas Department of Transportation approved funding in the amount of $600,000 for the Brazoria Fort Bend Rail district (BFBRD) to conduct a planning level study for a direct freight corridor from Freeport to an intermodal hub near Rosenberg.  The study will build from an initial analysis jointly funded by Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties and Port Freeport in 2015 and will more definitively address rail traffic market projections, economics, constraints, […]

Chamber Welcomes North Star Urgent Care during Ribbon Cutting

North Star Urgent Care Staff and Attendees of The Ribbon Cutting

The Central Fort Bend Chamber along with members of the Rosenberg and Richmond community welcomed North Star Urgent Care at their ribbon cutting ceremony on January 26, 2018. North Star is located at 5101 Avenue H, Suite 23 in Rosenberg. This is the first location in Fort Bend County, however they are looking to expand to Sugar Land soon. Friends, Families, and residents of the community were treated to a tour of the facility along […]

Fort Bend County Judge Participates in Regional Transportation Panel  

Pictured Left to Right: Maureen Crocker, Gulf Coast Rail District; Harris County Judge Ed Emmett; Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta; Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert; Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal; Galveston County Judge Mark Henry; Waller County Judge Trey Duhon

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On January 21, 2018, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert participated in a Transportation Panel of regional county judges to discuss transportation needs in counties post Hurricane Harvey. Judge Hebert was joined by Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta, Galveston County Judge Mark Henry, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and Waller County Judge Trey Duhon.  The regional judges all spoke to their individual experiences during and […]

Oakbend Medical Center And Cardiologist Long Cao Named In Senior Resource Guide’s Best Of 2017 Readers’ Choice  

Richmond, Texas… OakBend Medical Center has been named the Best Hospital in the Houston area by the readers of the Senior Resource Guide. Each year the publication polls its reader on various businesses and services that are used by active aging adults.  The results of the 2017 Houston poll were released this week. In addition to OakBend Medical Center’s win, OakBend Medical Group’s Dr. Long Cao was named Best Cardiologist in the Houston Area. “I […]

Oakbend Medical Center Weathers Recent Ice Storm  

Employees Eunice Caluag, Nila Milanco, Jacob Diaz and Sheree Oehlke were happy to be working during the ice storm

Richmond, Texas… While the Post Office claims the motto “Neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” that same motto could be used by hospitals its doctors.  Before the temperatures began to plummet and overcast skies began to produce rain, sleet and snow, the medical staff at OakBend Medical Center began to prepare for freezing temperatures and treacherous roads. Many of the staff came […]

Oakbend Medical Center Volunteers Set Date For “Power Of The Pur$E” Fundraiser  

Ida Mae Fudpucker

Richmond, Texas…The Volunteers of OakBend Medical Center are holding their third annual Power of the Pur$e fundraiser to raise money that will be donated to the ongoing renovation of the hospital’s Skilled Nursing Unit. Each year, the volunteers donate money that has been raised through various events such as craft and bake sales and through the sales of popcorn, pickles and items in the gift shop.  Over the past two years, the volunteers raised more […]

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: 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 […]