Archive for: January 9th, 2013

Betsy Marshall Wiley

Betsy Marshall Wiley

Betsy Marshall Wiley passed away on January 3, 2013.  Betsy was born on September 23, 1945, in Orange, Texas and was a graduate of Sherman High School.  She attended Southwestern University at Georgetown and later graduated from the University of Houston, Summa Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance. She was […]

Powerful Tools for Caregivers® seminars begin in March

A caregiver is someone who has taken on the very selfless role of caring for a loved one. Many times the caregiver has the great responsibility of making sure their loved one’s basic needs are met which requires work and dedication. By taking care of his or her own needs, the caregiver will be able […]

Stafford Adult Basic Education offers free ESL & GED classes

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Do you need to learn English or know someone who needs this important skill?  Do you need to get your GED so that you can get a better job or go to college?  The new year is a great time to start working on new goals, and they want to help you reach them!  Stafford […]

Precinct 4 Constable Trever Nehls announces Command Staff

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After his swearing in January 1, 2013, newly installed Constable Trever Nehls introduced his new command staff.  Constable Nehls named retired Sugar Land Officer John Hermann as Chief Deputy and retired Houston Police Detective Ruben Valencia as Lieutenant. Chief Deputy Hermann is well known in the Sugar Land community having worked for Sugar Land PD […]

Christmas trees may be left curbside for recycling

Sugar Land residents may recycle their live Christmas trees by placing them curbside on their green waste service day. Christmas trees that are free of all ornaments, tinsel, trimmings, metal tree stands and plastic tree sacks can be recycled.  Flocked trees cannot be recycled and must be disposed of on a resident’s bulky waste day. […]

George Foundation College Scholarship and Financial Aid information seminar being held

The George Foundation’s upcoming Scholarships/Financial Aid event will be held at University of Houston Sugar Land. Pictured above are (L to R): Theresa Kopnicky, The George Foundation; Robert Wolter, Wharton County Junior College and Angela Cowan, (representing Associate Vice Chancellor, Mr. Richard Phillips) University of Houston Sugar Land.

High School seniors, parents, youth counselors, and college students of all ages and classifications can learn about scholarships offered by the George Foundation at a free seminar being held January 24.  The event will take place on the University of Houston Sugar Land campus in the Susan Ryon Davis Multipurpose Room in Brazos Hall, 14004 […]

WCJC offers GED and ESL classes starting this month

Wharton County Junior College offers General Equivalency Diplomas (GED) and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at WCJC Campuses in Bay City, Wharton, Richmond, and Sugar Land; at the Northside Center in El Campo; at the Columbus, Palacios,  and Weimar High Schools; and at the Fort Bend ISD Education Complex. Orientation is required before […]

Sugar Creek Assoc. begins new year with Journey to Paris in the 1920’s

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Sugar Creek Women’s Association begins 2013 with “Midnight in Paris” on Saturday, January 26 at Sugar Creek Country Club. The evening features a tribute to the City of Lights with live entertainment highlighting music from Paris in the 1920s and a special four-course dinner.  The club’s ballroom will be turned into a French bistro as […]

A free fun family night set for Jan. 18

Experience fun and amazing science at the “The World of Science” – a FREE fun Family Science Night at Sartartia Middle School on January 18, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. This FREE event, sponsored by SMS Science and Robotics Club in conjunction with Kalpana Vaidya’s Take Action Project for her Girl Scout Gold Award and […]

Lamar CISD names leaders for two newest schools

At its December meeting, the Lamar CISD’s Board of Trustees approved the hiring of principals for the District’s two newest schools. Heather Patterson will be the first principal at Polly Ryon Middle School and Jennifer Zebold will be the inaugural leader at Judge James Aldolphus Elementary. Patterson is currently the principal at Velasquez Elementary, which […]

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