Construction Starts on Fire Station in Cross Creek Ranch

The Fort Bend County Emergency Services District #4 has started construction of a permanent fire station within Cross Creek Ranch. Located along W. Cross Creek Bend north of Morgan Spur Road adjacent to Chrysalis Preschool, the 9,715-square-foot facility will have two bays and will house an engine company that is staffed with four firefighters/EMTs around the clock. Estimated to cost $6,746,432, the station is expected to be complete in June 2024. Johnson Development donated the […]

Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library To Close In Preparaton For New Fulshear Branch Library Opening

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear) will close on May 13 in preparation for the opening of the new Fulshear Branch Library later this summer. Once the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library closes on May 13, books and other items that have been checked out from that library may be returned in the outside book drop or at any of the other branches in the Fort […]

Cross Creek West Hosts 1st Art Market, Home Tour April 29

Art will meet architecture at Cross Creek West as the community hosts its first Art Market & Home Tour, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at 4803 Garden Crest Lane in Fulshear. Art enthusiasts can browse paintings, ceramics, woodwork, jewelry and other handcrafted items displayed by artists and artisans from the First Saturday Arts Market and The Market at Sawyer Yards. The event is one of many taking place as part of the […]

Libraries Celebrate Craft Month With Series Of Adult Programs

In recognition of National Craft Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of craft-themed programs to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. The schedule of activities in March is as follows: Craft […]

National Signing Day at Fulshear High School

By: Tom Behrens Fulshear High School athletes and coaches in football, lacrosse, volleyball, baseball, and softball celebrated National Signing Day with athletic scholarships for 17 athletes. The football Chargers finished the 2022 season at 11-2 in 13 games, and 7-1 in District competition. Advancing to the playoffs the Chargers smothered Sterling, 66-12 and AMCHS, 50-28, before losing to a tough Smithson Valley, 31-13. Will Hutchison: 6’4”, 215 lbs., defensive end, football: Colorado state Koleton Faith: […]

Looking for the Next of Kin

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate your 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., D-ABFE ID Coordinator Forensic Investigations   ANGEL LUIS CASIANO – Black Male, 01/23/1949: Mr. Casiano died at Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston, TX on 11/30/2022. […]

Cross Creek Ranch Celebrates Art, Architecture Oct. 22

Local art and well-appointed model homes will be on display during the Cross Creek Art Market & Home Tour, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Cross Creek Welcome Center, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane. Art lovers can browse and purchase original creations by artists and artisans from the First Saturday Arts Market and The Market at Sawyer Yards. Paintings, ceramics, woodwork, jewelry and other items will be available. More than fifteen […]

Trick-or-Treat, do you know the difference? One Pill Can Kill

This Halloween holiday, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is teaming up with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Watch UR BAC program to spread awareness on the fentanyl epidemic spreading across our state. The Drug Enforcement Administration warns the public of the alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine. International and domestic criminal drug networks are mass-producing fake pills, falsely marketing […]

Public Invited to Cane Island’s October 22 Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat

Cane Island will host its annual Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat, free and open to the public on Saturday, October 22 from 2-6 p.m., when the Katy community of new homes celebrates the best of fall fun with Halloween candy, children’s activities and local vendors. Cane Island’s Cane Quarter will be dotted with themed, decked-out cars and golf carts offering Halloween candy and other surprises for children presented in Trunk or Treat style. Families […]

Texas Children’s Pediatrics Brings Specialized Care to Northwest Fort Bend County with Launch of 50th Houston-Area Clinic

Fulshear Mayor Aaron Groff names September 30, 2022 “Texas Children’s Pediatrics Day” in proclamation Recognizing the need for specialized pediatric care in northwest Fort Bend County, Texas Children’s Pediatrics today celebrated the launch of its new practice in Fulshear, Texas, with a ribbon cutting for the community. The new clinic, which opened Sept. 13, is the 64th Texas Children’s Pediatrics location, with 50 residing in Houston, 13 in Austin, and one in College Station. The event […]