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Learn about organic vegetable gardening

Albert George Branch Library will present a program on “Organic Vegetable Gardening,” on Saturday, March 8, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 9230 Gene Street in Needville. Jennifer Plihal and Peg Turrentine, owners of Three Sisters Farm in Needville, will discuss organic vegetable gardening in Fort Bend County. […]

An “Old Fashioned Christmas” in Needville set for December 8

Families looking to escape the hectic shopping season and rediscover the true meaning of Christmas should head for Needville this year. An Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration will be held on December 8 on the campus of Creekside Christian Fellowship. In addition to horse drawn carriage rides, hay rides and making s’mores over campfires, there will […]

Local farmer supports Fort Bend County through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Drought stricken farmers and rural communities receive double funding The Needville Youth Fair and the Needville 4-H will now be able to better serve community youth thanks to the support of local farmer, Mark Wesneski, and America’s Farmers Grow Communities. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company, Grow Communities provides farmers […]

Needville Harvest Festival set for this weekend

Come celebrate the harvesting season at a full weekend of activities. The 29th Annual Needville Harvest Festival will kick-off at 5:00 p.m. with the popular bar-b-que cookoff on Friday. October 19. 2012. There will be plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy on Saturday. October 20, including live entertainment, a Queen’s contest, a […]

Russel Gibson serves as president of 2012 Fort Bend County Fair

2012 Fort Bend County Fair President Russell “Rusty” Gibson

The President of the 2012 Fort Bend County Fair is Russell “Rusty” D. Gibson, a lifetime resident of Fort Bend County. Rusty and his wife Kathleen (who he met at the Fair 30 years ago) reside in Needville and have 5 children. On September 28, the Fort Bend County Fair will open its 76th fair. […]

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels named Business of the Month

By Needville Area Chamber of Commerce The Needville Area Chamber of Commerce announced that they have named Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels the Business of the Month for June. Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels has been a member in good standing at the Chamber since 2003. “We are honored to be the Business […]

Needville FFA funds trip to State Convention with donation

Shown (left to right) are: Alyssa Urbanek, chapter president; Robbie Melnar, winning farmer; Wendy Melnar, wife of winning farmer; and Bruce Poindexter, Monsanto representative.

With an estimated nine billion mouths to feed by 2050, the future of farming depends on America’s youth. Organizations like the Needville FFA help turn these future farmers into community and industry leaders who will be able to meet the challenges of our growing population. Robbie Melnar, a farmer in Fort Bend County, recently directed […]

Celebrate Earth Day at Albert George Branch Library

The staff of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Albert George Branch Library, 9230 Gene Street in Needville, invites everyone to an open-house Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 21, from 9:00 to 11:00 am. An exhibit of useful items created from recycled trash will be on display. See how a milk jug can be made into […]

Needville man receives heart transplant

Fundraiser to help with costs Joe Rosales is grateful to be alive. He recently received a lifesaving heart transplant and is currently recovering. The costs are overwhelming, so volunteers are planning a barbecue fundraiser to help. In 2008, Rosales broke his ankle, an injury requiring pins to be inserted during surgery. At a pre-operation medical […]

Hoof Prints & Heat Beats Organization launches annual charity event

Family fun day with the horses scheduled for March 3 in Needville The Hoof Prints & Heart Beats Organization is hosting its first Annual Charity Event on March 3, from noon to 4:00 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine at Hooves and Hearts Stables, 5955 FM 360 in Needville. There will be […]

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