Archive for: December 12th, 2012

Punch drunk?

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By LeaAnne Klentzman A while back Sheriff’s deputies took a report from a man in a far west Fort Bend hamlet who said he had been assaulted.  Here is his story… Sometime between Friday night or maybe it was Saturday morning he was assaulted – he thinks, by someone he doesn’t know – he thinks. […]

Longest serving mayor passed away on Dec 4

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By Betsy Dolan Over the weekend, the Lamar Little League fields at George Park were bustling with 50 teams playing in the annual Jingle Bell Dinger baseball tournament.  It was a sight that would have pleased Richmond Mayor Hilmar Moore, who was instrumental in creating the George Park complex, home to Lamar Little League, Rose-Rich softball and […]

Missouri City’s 29th annual Snowfest Festival

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A crowd of more than 5,000 people enjoyed an evening of fun at Missouri City’s 29th annual Snowfest Festival that featured a special tree lighting ceremony with fantastic colorful fireworks, the world’s tallest snowman bouncehouse and a giant Snowhill on Friday,  Dec. 7 at the City Hall Complex on Texas Parkway. The following day, Dec. […]

Some have road rage over Grand Parkway’s next phase

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By Betsy Dolan A woman stormed out of the cafeteria at George Ranch High School last Thursday night venting to her husband about what they had just learned in the latest public workshop regarding the Segment C phase of the Grand Parkway project. “We’ll be staring at a 25 foot frigging wall. That’s going to […]

Stafford retains Legislative Consultants for 83rd Session

By Karen Daniels Texas’ 83rd Legislative Session will begin on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, and Stafford has announced plans to be prepared. If you recall, the 82nd session required a special session that concluded at the end of June 2011, dealing with the shortfall and cutting 15 billion from the budget, under-cutting and under-mining Texas’ […]

Public’s help needed in identifying wanted bank robbers

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By LeaAnne Klentzman Fort Bend law enforcement is seeking the public’s help in identifying the baggy suit- floppy hat wearing bank robbing duo that have plagued Fort Bend County in recent weeks. Although this is the season of giving, local banks are finding themselves being taken by gun wielding baggy suit-floppy hat wearing pair of […]

Gabriel Janer accepted into Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish Band

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Gabriel M. Janer, 18, and resident of Sugar Land, who attended St. Laurence Catholic School until the 8th grade and graduated from Strake Jesuit College Preparatory in 2012, was accepted into The Band of the Fighting Irish this fall. Gabriel will be playing the alto saxophone at the BCS National Championship game in Sun Life […]

Ribbon cutting for Imperial Performing Arts new location held

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Celebrating their new location was Imperial Performing Arts’ at 823 Third Street, Rosenberg. Attendees were from left: Eric Edmonds, Tony Francis, Alicia Casias , Ed Crowell, Jr., Lydia Crowell, John Isbell, Robyn Miller, Matt Fielder, Rosenberg Mayor Vincent M. Morales, Jr., Edward Crowell III, Janie Warstler, Tom Suter, Charlie Braun, Dwayne Grogar, and Shanta Kuhl.

Learn about holiday cooking websites

Discover the world of online holiday recipes at a special library program “Holiday Byte-Sized Recipes” on Thursday, December 13, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Computer Lab at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library, 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City. Cooks from beginners to professionals can always use new recipes, and the Internet […]

Learn how to download eBooks to Kindles & Nooks at library

Do you have a new Kindle or Nook, but you’re not sure how to use it? Fort Bend County Libraries will present introductory programs this month on downloading e-books to Kindles and Nook e-reader devices. Learn how easy it is to download free eBooks to your e-reader device from the library’s online digital library collection, […]

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