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Richmond Fire Dept. offers tips on how to beat the heat

The Richmond Fire Department reminds citizens that when temperatures are extreme we should watch out for our neighbors.  If you have neighbors that may have trouble getting around, check on them during these hot spells to ensure they have the necessities to maintain a cool environment.  Some helpful suggestions are offered below: A heat wave […]

Missouri City City Forester taking steps for Green Spaces during the drought

As Texas struggles with a severe drought that has impacted green areas statewide, Missouri City’s Forester Paul Wierzbicki has outlined a strategy to help protect trees and plants from the extreme heat. The City’s Parks & Recreation Department is watering and closely monitoring about 700 trees that have been planted citywide since last fall. Water bags are being placed […]

David Crowl of Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce completes Year at Institute for Organization Management

David Crowl, Director of Communications, of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed his first year at Institute for Organization Management (Institute), an intensive week-long nonprofit leadership training program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, held July 10–14, at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. “Institute participants are recognized across the country […]

Wild blue yonder: 36th ID soldier competes in the sky

by Pvt. Andrew Slovensky Not everyone is a fan of flying. Probably fewer people are fans of falling toward the ground at 120 miles per hour from thousands of feet in the air. Lt. Col. George Conwill is one of those few. Conwill, assessments chief for the 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard, doesn’t […]

Deadline nears to enter the 2011 Fort Bend County Fair Queen Contest

The search for the 2011 Fort Bend County Fair Queen has begun for young ladies between the ages of 15 and 19 years.  Contestants interested in participating in this year’s competition have until July 31 to sign up and compete for prizes including scholarships and trophy buckles.  Contestants must be residents of Fort Bend County […]

As One Foundation founder Devard Darling to award scholarships to FBISD seniors July 28

Austin High graduate and NFL wide-receiver, Devard Darling will award FBISD high school seniors $1,000 each during the Devard & Devaughn Darling Scholarship Awards & Silent Auction, 6:30, Thursday, July 28, at the Sweetwater Country Club in Sugar Land. This event is open to the public at $35 per admission. The 2011 scholarship recipients are: […]

New device provides ‘voice’ for patients who can’t speak

When Vernia Moore suffered a stroke she took full stock of her functions in the recovery room. All seemed good, but when the nurse asked her a simple question, the words would just not come. Though her brain was trying to speak, Moore was literally at a loss for words. “This is not an uncommon […]

Swimming All Star record broken

First Colony Gators Open boys broke an All Star record in the 100 free relay on July 19.

Summer Nights of Fun continues in Historic Downtown Richmond

There are only two Saturday Nights of Fun left, July 23 and 30. Treasure Hunters, one of the most unique stores in the area, will be open. The store was once the lobby of the National Hotel, and houses a lot more than rumored ghosts. This eclectic boutique is filled with fun, funky clothes and […]

HMNS at Sugar Land welcomes new director

With more than twenty years of experience in non-profit management, Adrienne Barker feels right at home with her new position, as the Director and Chief Development Officer of the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land. Barker brings to HMNS at Sugar Land a wealth of knowledge and an extensive background in development, working […]

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