Sugar Land

The 11th annual Fort Bend County Master Gardeners’ Spring Vegetable-Herb Plant Sale

The 11th annual Fort Bend County Master Gardeners’ Spring Vegetable-Herb Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The sale will feature spring vegetables: tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, Swiss chard, and tomatillos. Herbs offered will include basil, cilantro, chives, oregano, parsley, thyme, rosemary, and more. All plants are grown by the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners and are varieties recommended for Fort Bend County. Our popular Seeds 4 Sale packets will be available again this year; […]

Public Assistance Needed to find Next of Kin

January 30, 2019 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 ID Coordinator Forensic Investigations The information is as follows: GILBERTO M. LUEVAN – Hispanic Male, 52 Years: […]

Inspiration Stage Earns Top Honor at Atlanta’s Junior Theatre Festival with Once on This Island, Jr.

Inspiration Stage Company — Inspiration Stage won the Outstanding Performance award at JTF in Atlanta for its performance of Once on This Island, Jr.

Inspiration Stage students also honored to perform with Broadway’s Cynthia Erivo at Benj Pasek and Justin Paul concert finale SUGAR LAND, Texas (Jan. 23, 2019) – Inspiration Stage’s Once on This Island, Jr. company received the highest honor, the Outstanding Performance award, at the 2019 Junior Theatre Festival (JTF) in Atlanta Saturday. Only nine out of the 133 companies performing at the festival earned this top honor. Inspiration Stage took a company of 31 musical theatre students, ages nine […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Brings YP Summit to Fort Bend County

The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Young Professionals Division are excited to bring a new workshop opportunity geared toward young professionals and students preparing to enter the workforce this year – HYPE Summit 2019.  The goal of the HYPE Summit is to provide individuals with information, education, inspiration and motivation to aid in “Helping Young Professionals Excel” (HYPE).  Workshops will be conducted by experts from Fort Bend County and beyond.  Speakers include Suzanne Buck […]

F45 Fitness now open in Sugar Land Town Square  

Global HIIT training facility offers functional training for all ages SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (Jan. 15, 2019)—Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) announced today that F45 Fitness, a global workout facility, has opened its newest location at Sugar Land Town Square. Founded in Australia and growing rapidly in the U.S., F45 helps studio members reach their health and fitness goals through 32 different 45-minute workout sessions providing High Intensity Interval Training (“HIIT) “We are excited to bring F45 to Sugar […]

Patient Celebrates 102 Birthday

Richmond, TX…Myrtis B. “Tiny” Gates celebrated her 102 birthday on January 8 while recovering in OakBend Medical Center’s newly renovated fifth floor. Originally from Monroe, Louisiana, Tiny now lives in Pecan Grove. All smiles, Tiny was surrounded by family, friends and OakBend staff while she enjoyed her favorite vanilla cake decorated with pink, her favorite color. Tiny has two daughters, Judy, who lives in Richmond and who was in attendance for her mom’s birthday and […]

Fort Bend County Master Gardeners Announce 2019 Fruit Tree Sale

The Fort Bend County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Fruit Tree Sale on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The sale will be held in the George Pavilion at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in Rosenberg. In Fort Bend County, we are fortunate that we can grow several types of fruit trees, from apples and plums to many varieties of citrus and even tropicals and semi-tropicals. The Fort Bend County Master […]

Graduating Students Receive Ring As Symbol Of University Years                                                                                           

KINGSVILLE (December 11, 2018) — Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during one of two special ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 1. Graduates and alumni are able to purchase an official Texas A&M-Kingsville ring. Students have made the ring purchase and ceremony an annual university tradition. The rings symbols reflect the university’s history and traditions. The symbols include the school’s mascot, the javelina, because of its tenacity; mesquite […]

Texas Bar Foundation Grant Helps Increasing Numbers Young Children Entering Foster Care

The Texas Bar Foundation recently awarded Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) a $5,000 grant to support the agency’s Positive Parenting Project to address the advocacy needs of babies and toddlers. Children ages 5 and under are among the most vulnerable victims of child abuse and represent the largest age cohort served by CAFB’s Court Appointed Special Advocates Program: 125 infants and toddlers served as of November 12. As new children enter Texas Foster Care daily, the […]

“National Wreaths Across America Day” at Katy’s Magnolia Cemetery on Dec. 15

More than 400 wreaths will be laid at graves of military veterans at Magnolia Cemetery in Katy on Saturday, Dec. 15. The effort in Katy will coincide with wreath-laying at more than 1,400 locations in all 50 states, at sea, and abroad on National Wreaths Across America Day.  This will be the second year that volunteers at the Katy cemetery have laid wreaths. The event is being planned by Jonathan D. Rozier Post 164 of […]