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Child Advocates of Fort Bend hosts Annual Light of Hope Ceremony

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If you are driving around Fort Bend County, you might notice a lot of blue in the landscape these days. Child Advocates of Fort Bend, the Fort Bend County Child Welfare Board and Exchange Club of Sugar Land have joined forces to blanket the county in blue this April for Child Abuse Prevention Month. On […]

Carlton A. Batten

Carlton A. Batten

Carlton A. Batten, age 85, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away Sunday, April 13th. Mr. Batten is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 23 years, Jere;  his children, Debbie Dunlap (husband Russell), Donna Molho (husband Jack Molho), and their mother Barbara Batten;  grandchildren Amy Dunlap, Lindsay Sullivan (husband Nick Sullivan), Carly […]

Ralph Frederick Beeler Jr.

Ralph Frederick Beeler Jr., devoted Christian, loving husband, beloved father, adored grandfather, brother and dear friend left this life to spend eternity with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, April 11, 2014.  He passed away in the comfort of his home in the arms of Marion, his best friend and loving wife of […]

Janis P. Versen

Janis P. Versen

Janis P. Versen, 80, of Sugar Land, TX and formerly of Salisbury, NC and Jacksonville, IL, died at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospice Unit, Friday, April 11, 2014 after a long illness. She was born on April 9, 1933, in Cedar Rapids, IA, the youngest daughter of George F. and Pauline Lowe.  She received her Bachelor […]

County Judge proclaims April as Fair Housing Month

County Judge Bob Hebert presented the proclamation to Marilynn Kindell.

During Commissioners Court on April 1, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the month of April as Fair Housing Month. This year marks the 46th anniversary of the Fair Housing act and guarantees the right of all Americans equal housing opportunities by establishing a national policy of fair housing without regard to race, color, […]

University Branch Library presents artist demonstration of painting with watercolors

Fort Bend County Libraries, in conjunction with Sugar Land Area Artists, will present a special artist demonstration of “Painting with Watercolors” at the University Branch Library on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 10:30 am, with a meeting followed by the demonstration, in the Small Meeting Room of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd in […]

FBISD recognized nationally for music education efforts

The NAMM Foundation again recognized Fort Bend ISD for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. FBISD joins 376 districts across the country to receive the prestigious distinction in 2014. This is the fifth consecutive year that FBISD has received this honor. In its 15th year, Best […]

Fort Settlement MS wins 2nd Place at Regional Science Bowl

Pictured (from left to right) are: Coach Karen Staley, Gilbert Fan, Abhijith Venkat, Rafay Ashary, Sameer Rajesh, and Eric Wu

Congratulations to Fort Settlement Middle School’s science bowl team on earning 2nd place at the Regional Science Bowl, held recently at Texas A&M University. The team includes seventh-graders Rafay Ashary, Gilbert Fan, Sameer Rajesh, Abhijith Venkat, Eric Wu and Coach Karen Staley. This was the team’s first year to compete in the Science Bowl, which […]

FBISD recognized nationally for music education efforts

The NAMM Foundation again recognized Fort Bend ISD for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. FBISD joins 376 districts across the country to receive the prestigious distinction in 2014. This is the fifth consecutive year that FBISD has received this honor. In its 15th year, Best […]

Clements HS receives four nominations for 12th Annual Tommy Tune Awards  

Clements High School received four nominations for the 12th Annual Tommy Tune Awards for its theatre production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Developed by Theater Under The Stars (TUTS), the Tommy Tune Awards honor musical theatre excellence at the high school level. After reviewing and evaluating the 44 participating Houston-area high school […]

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