Cross Creek Ranch Serves Up Gumbo Cookoff Nov. 6

A gumbo cookoff benefiting the Fulshear Police Foundation will be held 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in Cross Creek Ranch. Admission is free.

Cross Creek Ranch will be the site of gumbo “krewes” competing for a good cause during the Fulshear Police Foundation Gumbo Cookoff, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Cross Creek Ranch Welcome Center, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane. This will be the first year the Fulshear master-planned community has hosted the event, which raises $20,000 to $30,000 each year, said event organizer Derek Einkauf. All proceeds are used to fund items outside the Fulshear […]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Texas Small Businesses

Small nonfarm businesses in the following counties are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by excessive moisture that occurred in the following primary counties in Texas, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. Declaration Number:   17231 Primary  Counties:   Anderson, Aransas, Brazoria, Fisher, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Hill, Houston, Lamb, Leon, […]

DPS Urges Children, Drivers to Learn Safe Habits During National School Bus Safety Week

National School Bus Safety Week is Oct. 18-22 and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) would like to remind the public that they play an important role in ensuring the school buses make it to their destinations safely each day. “School buses are the safest mode of travel for children to get to school, and drivers need to do simple but crucial things, such as not passing a school bus or paying attention when […]

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Seeks the Public’s Help in Identifying the Deceased

If you recognize or believe you may be able to help identify the deceased, contact the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at either number provided: Main Number: 832-927-5000 or Forensic Investigations: 832-927-5001 Announcement Date: 10/13/2021 Date of Death/Recovery: 10/9/2021 IFS Case Number: ML21-4774 NAMUS Number: 85213 Law Enforcement Agency/Case Number: HCSO/2110-03610 Recovery Location: 19900 FM 529, Houston TX 77099 IDENTIFICATION ESTIMATES: Sex: MALE Height(ft): 67 inches Weight(lb): 141 Age: UNKNOWN Race: UNKNOWN CASE DETAILS: Unknown male found […]

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Man for Issuing Fake CPR Certifications in Cinco Ranch

Ubadire Sampson Anosike (Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office photo)

By George Slaughter Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for issuing fraudulent CPR certifications in which no training was actually provided. Authorities arrested Ubadire Sampson Anosike on Sept. 30 after the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office’s Fraud and Special Crimes Units and the Criminal Investigations Division conducted a sting operation in Cinco Ranch. Detectives learned that Anosike had been issuing fraudulent CPR certifications in which no training was provided. Anosike was using the […]

USPS Announces Shipping Dates for Holiday Military Mail

Making sure those serving in the nation’s armed forces and diplomatic service receive their presents and care packages in time for the holidays is a priority of the . Plan ahead and mail your holiday cheer early to friends and loved ones serving abroad. To send packages to military and diplomatic posts abroad, the Postal Service offers a discounted price of $20.40 on its largest Priority Mail Flat Rate Box. The price includes a $1.50 discount per […]

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Announces Promotions

Norman Wong (Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office photo)

By George Slaughter The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office announced a number of promotions this week, including two assistant chief deputies. Assistant Chief Deputy Manuel Zamora began his career in 1981 with the Houston Police Department and has worked patrol, criminal investigations and administration. While with that department, he wrote a $2 million grant proposal for a real-time crime center. He also worked with product, equipment, software, policy and program analysis and evaluation. After retiring […]

Sheriff’s Office: Traffic Fatalities Up in Fort Bend County

By George Slaughter The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office said fatal car crashes in that county have increased compared to 2020 crash rates. The statistics include those that cause injury to drivers and passengers, the sheriff’s office said. According to the sheriff’s office, 16 fatalities occurred on Fort Bend County roads between Jan. 1 and Sept. 15, versus 11 in the same time period in 2020, a 45% increase. The sheriff’s office said there has […]

Pizza Lovers Rejoice! Marco’s Pizza Brings Its Melty, Saucy Goodness to Fulshear

Locally Owned Eatery Yearns to Satisfy the Community’s Cravings with its Delicious, Tasty Creations Marco’s Pizza will open its first location in Fulshear on September 15, serving only fresh, high-quality ingredients at 6520 FM 359 S. (the intersection of FM 359 and Rogers Rd.). Bringing Marco’s pizza-making prowess to Fulshear is the new owner and local resident Phil Lillquist. Lillquist was adopted from South Korea, and raised in rural Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from Penn State University, […]

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 […]