Fort Bend

Fort Bend County Fair Moe Bandy Returns

Moe Bandy

The Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo kicks off next week with one entertainer change up. Moe Bandy will be playing on Sunday, October 3, replacing an ill Johnny Rodriguez. Moe returns to our Fort Bend County Fair and brings his classic country sound to the stage. Joining Bandy in the lineup are Jake Worthington, Jon Stork, La Mafia, Steve Wariner, and Roger Creager.  The fair will run from September 24th to October 3rd. “We […]

Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Professional Division to Host Informative Event “The Story We Tell Ourselves” with Speaker Rob Cross

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Professional Division will host an informative event, “The Story We Tell Ourselves” with speaker, independent film maker, and author, Rob Cross. This session, moderated by King Banerjee, FBCC Business & Professional Division Chair, will be held Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the chamber office. This event is generously sponsored by Spartan Wealth Management. Join us as […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Fair Day

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, will be closed Friday, September 24, in observance of Fort Bend County Fair Day. Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, September 25. Your online library is always open at for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies or music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic: Inclement Weather Update

Patient information regarding clinic operations, closures At this time, Clinic locations are open for in-person care through 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13. For the safety of our patients and employees, all Kelsey-Seybold Clinic locations will be closed for in-person care and services on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Virtual Visits will remain available for adults from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and children from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. We will continue to monitor weather conditions […]

City Returning to Business As Usual Status Following Nicholas

The predicted path of Tropical Storm Nicholas at 10 a.m. Monday (Courtesy National Weather Service)

NOTE: This story will be updated as events warrant. By George Slaughter Mayor Bill Hastings said things in the City of Katy are returning back to normal following the arrival and passage of Hurricane Nicholas early Tuesday morning. “Together we have survived another weather event,” Hastings said in a statement. “We are thankful for minimal impacts from Tropical Storm-Hurricane Nicholas and will be moving forward today with business as usual.” Hastings said the city is […]

Book Donations Needed For Friends Of The Library Book Sales

The Friends of the Library (FOL) organizations that support Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) are requesting donations of gently-used books, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks so they can replenish their supplies and continue their book sales and fundraising efforts. Donations can be brought to any FBCL location during business hours. The FOL groups have long had ongoing book sales in the libraries, as well as special book-sale events periodically throughout the year. These book sales are […]

Fort Bend County Fair Fair Schedule

The Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo is returning to tradition with a few changes due to the recommendations of County Officials and the recent uptick of the Delta Variant of COVID. Nine events will not be returning until 2022, including the Parade, Jr Royalty Pageants, Senior Citizen’s Day, Student Fun Day, Diaper Derby, Exceptional Rodeo, Pet Show, Stick Horse Rodeo, and Children’s Tractor Pull. “The Fair being a county facility and in order for […]

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Seeks your Help in Identifying the Deceased Individuals

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. SHUAI JIANG – Asian Male, 37 Years: Mr. Jiang died in the 2700 block of Holly Hall Street in Houston, TX on 08/03/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences […]

2021 State of Higher Education

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Education Division will host the 2021 State of Higher Education on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at Safari Texas Ranch. This event is generously sponsored by our Title Sponsor, Stantec. Higher Education is vital to the future success of our workforce and has become the standard for educating our residents locally where they will move onto contribute to our local workforce. Our college and university campuses work collaboratively […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Announces 2021 Christmas Home Tour Dates

While you are busy trying to escape the heat and get in the groove of the new school year, Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Christmas Home Tour committee is busy preparing for its 30th annual Christmas Home Tour on December 10 and 11, 2021. This event began 30 years ago as a fundraiser to keep the agency’s doors open. A group of volunteers, many of whom are still involved in the agency, opened their homes, decorated […]