Richmond / Rosenberg

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 […]

City of Richmond and the City of Rosenberg Presents “Tradition Returns” Parade

The City of Richmond and the City of Rosenberg will be presenting the “Tradition Returns” Parade in honor of the 85th Fort Bend County Fair. The Parade will be on Friday, September 24, 2021, on the traditional day known as Fair Day. This announcement comes as a collaborative effort between the cities staff and various departments. The parade route begins at the Historic Court House, 401 Jackson Street, in Richmond and proceeds west down Hwy. […]

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 […]

Fort Bend Deputies Arrest, Charge Houston Man with Theft

Jose Villa (Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office photo)

By George Slaughter Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Houston man last Thursday after he tried to flee a home construction site with stolen construction materials. Deputies responded to a citizen call of a theft in progress in the 11400 block of Cypress Elm in Richmond. The caller said someone was loading construction materials into a van. Deputies located the van, loaded with residential framing lumber, as it tried to leave the scene. Deputies […]

DPS Encourages Safety for Labor Day Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages everyone to drive safely as they celebrate the unofficial end of summer during the long Labor Day weekend. The Texas Highway Patrol will be increasing enforcement from Sept. 3 through Sept. 6, looking for people not wearing their seat belts, speeders, people driving while intoxicated and drivers who fail to follow the state’s Move Over, Slow Down law, among other traffic violations. “DPS is reminding all drivers that safety […]

Fort Bend Partners With Mattress Mack In Louisiana Relief Efforts

With the devastation left behind by Hurricane Ida, providing help for recovery has been the order of the day for many across the nation. Here in Fort Bend County, Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant mobilized his Precinct 4 Giving initiative partnering with Mattress Mack of Gallery Furniture to coordinate relief efforts which included opening the Gallery Furniture location in Richmond as a Donation site. Donations will be accepted at the Gallery Furniture on 7227 W. Grand Parkway […]

Fort Bend Mask Up – People Over Politics

Grassroot movement started with six people that banned together grew to almost 3000 with the help of FBISD parents who fought for a “Mask Mandate” at Fort Bend Independent School District. It began two months ago when Governor Greg Abbott issued his executive order banning our local government, including schools, from creating a mask mandate. This was a huge obstacle for concerned parents that saw the rise in the Delta virus amount for the most vulnerable, the unvaccinated […]

Back to School Safety Tips for Motorists and Kids

With the pandemic still on everyone’s mind, school has started back up and most children are attending in-person classes.  Extra care needs to be taken by motorists now sharing the roads with school buses, children walking or on bicycles, and even lots of new teen drivers taking their first car trip to school. Drivers need to be vigilant because school children can be very unpredictable. They’re easily distracted and can often run into traffic or […]

KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center out to prove immaturity and genius go hand in hand with brand-new exhibit!   Opens Sept. 4 – in time for Labor Day weekend! Immaturity is NOT a four-letter word – literally and metaphorically. In fact, the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – A Very Special Project of Children’s Museum Houston, is out to prove immaturity and genius go hand in hand with the debut of its brand-new exhibit KLUTZ® Amazingly […]