Richmond / Rosenberg

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 […]

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 […]

Frequently Asked Q&A On Propositions 1 & 2

The public is to vote on Senator Bettencourt’s Constitutional Amendments Proposition 1 and 2 on May 7, 2022. I have included some frequently asked Q&A on propositions that are less than a month away from being voted on. The election will be held on Saturday, May 7th, and early voting will begin on Monday, April 25th. The Secretary of State has been sending calls to my office about Propositions 1 and 2. Many voters have […]

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Requests the Public’s Assistance in Locating the Next of Kin for the Deceased Individuals

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. DANIEL CUC – Hispanic Male, 39 Years: Mr. Cuc died in the at HCA Houston Hospital – Northwest in Houston, TX on 02/18/2022. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML22-0869. (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/89804) JOSE GUTIERREZ PRIETO – Hispanic Male, 56 Years: Mr. Gutierrez Prieto died in the 11100 block of Mykawa Road in Houston, TX […]

Come learn more about Catholic Charities’ programs and services in Fort Bend County!

Join us on Thursday, March 31 at the Mamie George Community Center for our annual open house. Discover the many life-changing services Catholic Charities provides to our neighbors in need throughout Fort Bend, thanks to your generous support. Meet one of the families you helped, tour the center and enjoy light bites and fellowship with the Fort Bend community. The event is FREE and open to the public! Please feel free to extend this invitation to family and friends. Annual Open […]