Richmond / Rosenberg

Cullinan Park Conservancy Announces 2021 Photo Contest

Photo Left: 2020 1st Place in the Bird Category “Hunting for Breakfast“ by Mike Cassity of Sugar Land; Photo Center: 2020 1st Place in the Wildlife Category, “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” by Tracey Woodard of Houston; Photo Right: 2020 Youth 2nd Place in the Wildlife Category, “Hoverfly on Buttonbush” by Anika Patel of Sugar Land Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC) invites photographers of all levels to submit photos to its annual photo contest. The contest is held in conjunction with the Conservancy’s fifth annual “Picnic for the Park” luncheon to be held on Friday, October 22 at River Pointe Church in Richmond. The deadline for photo contest submission is Friday, September 24 to allow time for judging as the winners will be announced at the luncheon. “We had 258 amazing entries in the Photo contest in 2020, but we expect to surpass that this year. We’ve had a surge in park visitors as more and more families discover Cullinan. Many people coped with the pandemic by spending more time outdoors, and Cullinan is a fabulous place for nature exploration and photography,” said Cullinan Park Conservancy President Robbin Mallett. Photographers may submit up to five total photos in the following categories: birds, wildlife, flora (trees, flowers, plants), landscape and photographer’s choice. To encourage young photographers, […]

Fort Bend County Man Charged with Negligent Homicide

By George Slaughter A Rosenberg man has been charged with criminal negligent homicide following the shooting death of a fellow Rosenberg man last month. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Department said Dustin Lee Arguijo, 35, and Alfred Freddie Garcia, 32, became involved in a disturbance at Arguijo’s house in the 1000 block of Aurelia in Rosenberg. Arguijo reportedly displayed a gun, which went off during the disturbance. The incident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. July 16. […]

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Enrolling Patients for Project Lifesaver

By George Slaughter The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office is enrolling patients with cognitive disabilities in a program designed to help caregivers find them should they accidentally get lost. In the Project Lifesaver program, patients with cognitive disabilities such as Alzheimer’s, autism or dementia wear a wrist or ankle transmitter that gives a tracking signal. If that patient goes missing, the caregiver notifies the sheriff’s office, who can then send a deputy to pick up […]

Fort Bend County Launches New Web Address and Mobile App

By George Slaughter Fort Bend County has a new website address and a mobile app, both of which are designed to improve public access to the county government. The new website is http://www.fbctx.gov. The mobile app is “myFBC” and can be downloaded from the Apple Store and the Google Play Store. The http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov website address remains the active home of the county website. However, the shortened FBCTX.gov address is a streamlined improvement intended to better […]

COVID VARIANCES, IS IT GREEK TO YOU?

Dr. Edward O. Uthman, MD

As people get out and start getting comfortable, some with vaccines and some without, we are seeing new strands of COVID in the hospital and in FB county we are seeing more COVID positive tests. Could this be due to the new Delta variance first detected in India? In the hospital lab we do not check for the individual variance, but the County and State Health Departments do check, and the CDC monitors and it […]

Oakbend Medical Group Announces Newest Nurse Practitioner, Anne Mazel

Anne Mazel

The OakBend Medical Group has announced its newest nurse practitioner to join the Group. Anne Mazel, a Cardiology Nurse Practitioner, works Monday through Friday, 8AM – 5PM. Her office is located in the OakBend Medical Center – Wharton Campus at 10141 US Highway 59, Suite 1E in Wharton. Mazel attended UTMB for her undergraduate degree and went on to receive her masters at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 1999. Working […]

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Seeks your Help in Identifying the Deceased

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. ALTON RAY GALLEY – Black Male, 61 Years: Mr. Galley died in the 7000 block of Sherman Street in Houston, TX on 06/13/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-2659.  (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/81945) JAMES ODELL HENDRICKSON – White Male, 55 Years: Mr. Hendrickson died in the 8000 block of Lenore Street in Houston, TX on 06/21/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute […]

DPS Kicks Off Two Operations to Keep Roads Safe this Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing the number of Texas Highway Patrol Troopers on the road from Friday, July 2, through Monday, July 5, as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction and Effort) and Operation Holiday. DPS Troopers will be on the roads looking for drivers who are speeding, driving while intoxicated or not their wearing seat belts. “Celebrating the Fourth of July and our nation’s freedom is a joyous […]

Fourth of July Celebration! Keep it Safe, Don’t Drink and Drive

We have so much to celebrate this Fourth of July! After more than a year spent apart, Americans everywhere are looking forward to finally gathering with loved ones to celebrate our independence and freedom at parades, cookouts and fireworks shows. With vaccination rates increasing and the reopening of bars and restaurants, now – more than ever – we are looking forward to brighter, summer days! If you are planning to toast our freedom by having […]

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 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. JEREMY RENKEL – White Male, 41 Years: Mr. Renkel died at St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston, TX on 05/30/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and […]