Richmond / Rosenberg

Free GED Services For ages 18-24

offers free, year-round open enrollment, GED prep services for young adults ages 18-24.  The program provides an environment for online coursework, flexible self-paced schedules, and personal tutoring. The service is designed to help young adults without high school credentials obtain their GED, find jobs, keep jobs, or find better jobs.  In this ever-changing economic environment, we understand the needs of employers and employees and we are here to bridge the gap. For more information or […]

Igloo Coolers To Hire Up To American Manufacturing Workers Due To Soaring Demand

As a direct result of Igloo’s growing demand, the company today announces it will be looking to fill seasonal manufacturing positions in its Katy, TX based plant that will include operators, assembly line leads, forklift drivers, CDL drivers and more. Igloo will host in-person interviews on Tuesday, June 8th from 1 PM to 6 PM CDT. Interviews and on-the-spot offers will be happening all day, along with plant tours and giveaways for attendees. *Igloo is […]

Don’t Forget to Prepare for Hurricane Season

It’s here for six months, June 1-November 30 Hurricane season is here!  In the event of a powerful rainstorm or hurricane, you could be without basic utilities, such as electricity, water, gas, phone, and Internet for three days or more. Additionally, subsequent flooding can restrict access, to roadways making it difficult to get food or medicine. Preparing in advance now will help you cope with the loss of necessities. Unfortunately, being unprepared is risky. The […]

Preparing for Storms: A 2021 Katy News Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Storm names for the 2021 hurricane season (The Weather Channel)

By George Slaughter Hurricane season begins Tuesday and runs through November. For Southeast Texans, it’s time to begin preparing for what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be an above-average hurricane season. Previewing the Season According to The Weather Channel, 19 named storms are predicted for 2021, with eight of them predicted to be hurricanes and four of those being a Category 3 or higher. A Category 5 storm, considered catastrophic, has […]

Digital Billboard Campaign in Texas Seeks to Bring Missing Children Home

Clear Channel Outdoor, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children & Texas Center for the Missing Team Up on National Missing Kids Day to Find Missing Children Texas Center for the Missing, Houston’s Amber Alert Provider, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) launched a new month-long effort across Texas to generate leads in four individual missing children’s cases in Houston, San Antonio, the Dallas region and El Paso. Coinciding with National Missing […]

Oakbend Medical Center Restaurant Month Surpasses Goal For 2021

OakBend Medical Center’s Restaurant Month celebrated from April 8 through May 6th with 10 separate events from private dining to crawfish boils. “Our goal was to reach $25,000 this year and with the help of our community we raised almost $41, 000,” said Joe Freudenberger, CEO of OakBend Medical Center. “We are grateful to all of the participants in our event and everyone that came out to support us.” A special thank you to everyone responsible […]

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Seeks the Assistance of the Public in Identifying the Deceased

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individual. 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. EMILIO PEREZ CABRERA – Hispanic Male, 43 Years: Mr. Cabrera died at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX on 05/09/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-2106.   (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/80495)

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center to Welcome Clients Back Inside in June

As more people get vaccinated against COVID-19 and cases decline in Fort Bend County, Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) in Richmond will soon open the door to safely invite clients back inside the facility. “We’re going to be very intentional in how we re-open to ensure that clients, volunteers, community members and staff can all interact safely,” said Gladys Brumfield-James, MGCC executive director. Catholic Charities will continue to require that everyone in the […]

DPS Increases Highway Enforcement for Click It or Ticket, Memorial Day Weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to remind drivers to travel safely as we close out May and head into the Memorial Day holiday. Monday, May 24, through Monday, May 31, Texas Highway Patrol Troopers will participate in Click It or Ticket, an enforcement campaign to encourage people to wear their seat belt, as well as Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort), looking for drivers who are intoxicated, speeding or breaking other traffic […]

10th Annual Run to Attack Poverty Scheduled for June 19

Richmond Mayor Rebecca Haas to Provide Shotgun Start Attack Poverty, a local nonprofit organization committed to strengthening under-resourced communities through spiritual growth, education, revitalization, and basic needs, invites you to join them on Saturday, June 19, for its 10th annual “Run to Attack Poverty.” “This event is a great way for the local community and beyond to rally around our mission of breaking the cycle of generational poverty,” said Brandon Baca, CEO of Attack Poverty. […]