Richmond / Rosenberg

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 […]

Man in Hospital Following Family Violence Disturbance in Fort Bend County

By George Slaughter A man is in unknown condition at an area hospital following a shooting incident in Sugar Land. Deputies responded to a family violence disturbance involving weapons around 9 p.m. Tuesday. The incident occurred in the 15300 block of Griggs Point in Sugar Land.   Upon arrival, deputies encountered a suspect who displayed a gun before barricading himself within the home.   Deputies said the suspect fired several shots. Meanwhile, the deputies made […]

Fort Bend County Man Charged with Murdering His Mother

Kenneth Ray McMayon (Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office photo)

By George Slaughter A Fort Bend County man is in jail after being charged with murdering his mother. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported homicide Sunday morning in the 2500 block of FM 360 in Rosenberg. There, they discovered Jeanette Owens McMayon, 81, had died of an assault that occurred in her home. Deputies investigated, interviewed witnesses, and conducted a search at the home. They arrested and charged her son, Kenneth Ray McMayon, 50, with […]

Katy Wine Festival Set for Oct. 6

By George Slaughter The Katy Wine Fest is returning for its 16th year, with wine tasting, live musical entertainment, and fun-filled silent and live auctions benefiting the Brookwood Community Center for Learning. The event takes place from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 8 at Gallery Furniture, 7227 West Grand Parkway South in Richmond. “The Katy Wine Fest is the perfect special date night or girls’ night out, which supports an amazing cause. Throughout the years, the Cinco […]

The City of Richmond and the City of Rosenberg Presents the “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 at 9:00 AM. 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 […]