Richmond / Rosenberg

Cornyn’s Juneteenth Resolution Passes Senate

Senator John Cornyn

U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s (R-TX) resolution honoring Juneteenth passed the Senate last week. Text is below, and you can view the full resolution and a list of cosponsors here. Designating June 19, 2022, as “Juneteenth National Independence Day” in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States. Whereas news of the end of slavery did not reach the frontier areas of […]

Virtual school option announced for 2022-23 school year by Harmony Public Schools

Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option to students in kindergarten through Grade 12 this fall. Harmony will, of course, also continue to offer in-person learning at each of its 58 campuses for the majority of its 38,000 students across Texas. The virtual school, however – known as Harmony Virtual Academy – is intended for those families who either still need or prefer to learn online. “We’ve learned during the pandemic that most students still learn […]

2022 Richmond State of the City Address with Mayor Becky Haas

City of Richmond Mayor Becky Haas

(RICHMOND, TEXAS) Richmond business owners and residents are invited to join Mayor Becky Haas at the Central Fort Bend Chamber’s annual State of the City Richmond on June 15, 2022, to celebrate the City of Richmond’s 185 years of charm. The luncheon will be held at Briscoe Manor located at 5801 FM 723 Richmond, TX 77406 from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Mayor Haas will discuss the city’s major initiatives and how they positively impact Richmond businesses, […]

Cast Theatrical Company Announces Cast & Creative Team for Death by Design

  Death by Design by Rob Urbinato made its world premiere in Houston, Texas in 2012. Just over ten years later Cast Theatrical Company in Rosenberg, TX (30 minutes outside of Houston) will be presenting the delightful murder mystery comedy.      Creative Team:  Director: Caron Tal Skedy  Stage Manager: Alicia Meier  Assistant Stage Manager: Stephanie Phillips    Cast of Characters:  Bridgit – Caitlyn Dethloff  Jack – David Bowman  Edward Bennett – Ron Saville  Sorel […]

Virtual school option announced for 2022-23 school year by Harmony Public Schools

Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option to students in kindergarten through Grade 12 this fall. Hamony will, of course, also continue to offer in-person learning at each of its 58 campuses for the majority of its 38,000 students across Texas. The virtual school, however – known as Harmony Virtual Academy – is intended for those families who either still need or prefer to learn online. “We’ve learned during the pandemic that most students still learn […]

Harmony Public Schools, Texas State University System announce unique new partnership

The Texas State University System (TSUS) and Harmony Public Schools (HPS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish and expand collaborative efforts aimed at supporting HPS graduates as they apply to, advance in, and graduate from a TSUS member institution. TSUS Chancellor Brian McCall and HPS Deputy Superintendent Umit Alpaslan, joined by the presidents of TSUS’s seven member institutions, signed the agreement May 20 on Sam Houston State University’s Huntsville campus. The agreement allows […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Now Available for 5–11-year-olds

Following CDC, DSHS, and FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine booster Following approvals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) encourages parents to have their children aged 5 to11 receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine booster. All child boosters must be administered at least five months after the primary series.  If you or your child have not received the COVID-19 primary […]

OakBend Medical Center Adds Newest Technology In Breast Imaging Equipment

Dr. Steven M. Thomas

OakBend Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of the newest breast imaging equipment to their renowned “Cancer Surgery Prevention Program.”  This highly sophisticated and intensive patient apparatus has a 98% rating for scoping out and then eliminating most cancers,  Plus, now everything can be done in-house, right at OakBend, without the need to go to various facilities for exams, results, and then surgery, if necessary. Overseeing this state-of-the-art program will be the esteemed […]

OakBend Medical Center Celebrates 14th Annual Crawfish Boil for Employee Appreciation

On Thursday, May 12th, OakBend Medical Center celebrated its 14th Annual Crawfish Boil in appreciation for all of the workers from all of their healthcare facilities. After missing two years due to COVID restrictions, the annual crawfish boil was back in full swing. Fourteen years ago, OakBend Medical Center first started this event with only three tables and 400 pounds of crawfish. This year, in 2022, a volunteer team of 18 chefs prepared over 1800 pounds […]

OakBend Medical Center Plants Tree in Remembrance of Ann Council

On Tuesday, May 17th, OakBend Medical Center planted a tree in remembrance of Ann Council.  Anna Mae (Ann) Covell Council, 85, of Richmond, Texas, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 24, 2021.  It was at Sam Houston State University where she met the love of her life Jeff Council and the two were married in August of 1959   Jeff has served on the OakBend Medical Center’s board of directors since 1981 and has been one of […]