Fort Bend

“Operation Freedom”  

Katy, Texas, August 13th, 2019 – Human trafficking has turned into the most prolific criminal enterprise in the world, now on par, and projected to pass gunrunning and the drug trade.  Even today, with a rapid ascension in cases, a denial persists in suburban society that this horrific crime has infected America. During the month of July 2019, the Fort Bend County Constable’s Office, Precinct 3, and the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office joined […]

Libraries To Close For Staff Development Day  

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed on Friday, August 30, for Staff Development Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, August 31. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies, downloading e-books or music, or using the research databases. For information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

Low Cost Microchip Event in Missouri City 8/17

Katy Community ‘Chip Clinic will offer $10 microchips, with FREE lifetime registration on Saturday, August 17 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Wishbone Pet Care’s new, expanded location in Missouri City! Additionally, the first five pets will be microchipped for FREE, in memory of Godiva Handley. Godiva was AKC Certified Therapy Dog Excellent with over 200 visits to schools, nursing homes, day care centers and scouting troops (https://www.facebook.com/Lady.Godiva.Handley). Her family wishes to honor her […]

Princesses Ariel, Belle and Jasmine make royal appearance during “Action-Packed Summer” at Discovery Center

Saturday, Aug. 10 beginning at 10 a.m. Constellation Energy customers save $2 on admission all summer long WHAT: Hear ye!  Hear ye!  Princesses and princes of the land of Bayous are cordially invited to gather for a royal event at the magical, extraordinary, fortress-like edifice that is the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – A Very Special Project of the Children’s Museum of Houston. Princesses Ariel, Belle and Jasmine will grace us with their presence […]

Car Accident: 8 Key Steps to Take After the Accident

Getting involved in a car crash is the last thing you want to imagine as a driver. The thought of what could possibly happen and the kind of frustration, it would put you and your loved ones through­ – is not a pleasant one. But hey, let’s face it; accidents don’t come knocking on anyone’s door. It just happens and the best thing you can do is to take measures to improve your safety while […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber To Host Success In 60: The Working Power Hour

Speaker:  Author Pete Havel, “The Arsonist in the Office: Fireproofing Your Life Against Toxic Coworkers, Bosses, Employees and Cultures” (ROSENBERG, TEXAS)  The Central Fort Bend Chamber is excited to announce that author Pete Havel will be the guest speaker at its upcoming Success in 60: The Working Power Hour.  Success in 60 focuses on educational topics for small businesses. The lunch is sponsored by Fort Bend Services, Inc. and will take place on Thursday, August […]

Fort Bend County Tax Office Announces Same-Day Online Appointments

Carrie Surratt, Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector, is excited to announce same-day appointment scheduling for automobile and property tax transactions. County residents can go to www.fortbendcountytx.gov/taxappointment via their computers or mobile devices and see current wait times for each tax office, as well as schedule appointments online. “This new feature is an excellent tool to decrease wait times and increase flexibility for our customer base,” said Ms. Surratt. “County residents can view the approximate wait […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Conversation Circles  

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The Conversation Circles will take place at […]

3 Things You Should Do Following a Car Accident

Over 3 million Americans are injured in car accidents each year. Being involved in one of these collisions can be a life-changing experience. In the moments immediately following a car accident, you may feel a bit confused and scared. In some instances, the injuries sustained in these accidents can lead to lifelong disabilities. Instead of shutting down and sitting in shock following a car accident, you will have to take action. If this accident was […]

Summer Safety Event was held on July 17th

A Summer Safety Event was hosted by Fort bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant on July 17th at the Four Corners Community Center Gym.  The event was in response to the recent drownings, tub death, and vehicle related accident in and around the county.  Deputy DeJohn and other deputies from the county as well as the sheriff’s office partook in the presentation where they disseminated information on Pool Safety, Internet safety, Stranger Danger, and Pedestrian […]