Category archives for: Richmond

Fort Bend inmates graduate from H-VAC/Electrical program

Sheriff Nehls addresses inmates

A year ago, construction of an Inmate Vocational Center began at the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, and a year later, the new vocational program produced the first inmates to complete the H-VAC/ Electrical program. This program is one component of Second Chance Opportunities and Re-Entry Education (S.C.O.R.E.) Programs, which has a goal of providing […]

Richmond native traveled to Washington D.C. for medical conference

Richmond native Brittnee MacIntyre

Richmond native Brittnee MacIntyre, a December 2014 master’s degree graduate of the UTHealth School of Nursing, has been chosen as the only student in the nation who will go to Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21 to provide testimony about her experience in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) demonstration project for Graduate Nurse Education […]

Westpark Springs Hospital opens

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Westpark Springs Hospital, a mental wellness and chemical dependency facility in Richmond, is proud to be Fort Bend County’s newest hospital. The 72-bed in patient center opened in October due to a “shortage of mental health facilities” in the county, said Mandi Schexmayder, Westpark Springs’ liaison for physicians and the community. “What we treat is […]

Sheriff investigates indecent exposure suspect

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Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who exposed himself early Tuesday morning in a Richmond-area subdivision. At about 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, the Dispatch of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office was notified by a woman that […]

Job search survival tips offered at library 

Have you been searching for a job and not having any luck? Maybe it’s time for a change in your game plan. George Memorial Library will present a free, two-part series of “Job-Search Survival Tips,” beginning on Wednesday, August 6, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1001 […]

ESL Book Club to discuss “The Five People You Meet in Heaven”

An E.S.L. (English as a Second Language) Book Club will meet at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, August 7, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Adult Services Learning Lab on the first floor of the library. The book to be discussed is The Five People You Meet in Heaven, written by […]

Enjoy live music at George Memorial Library’s summer concert series every Sunday

Live music by talented local musicians will be featured at Fort Bend County Libraries’ “Sunday Showcase: On Stage at George Memorial Library” in August. Stop by the library on Sunday afternoons to enjoy a variety of musical genres and styles at this special summer series. Performances begin at 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of […]

Libraries help readers with electronic devices & E-books 

Do you have a new Kindle or Nook™, but you’re not sure how to use it? Are you shopping for a mobile reading device, and would like more information on the different options? Throughout the month of August, Fort Bend County Libraries will have Question-and-Answer sessions and classes to help readers enter the digital age […]

Ladybugs of Fort Bend visit Richmond Healthcare Center

Ladybugs in attendance at this particular event  at the Richmond Healthcare Center included (l to r): Dr. Eugenia Blomstrom, Milly Jones, Dee Dee Blomstrom, Velvete Rojubokan, and Ladybugs founder/coordinator, Vicki Latham.

The Ladybugs helped to spread joy to patrons in hospice, retirement and general healthcare at the Richmond Healthcare Center recently in Fort Bend. The group provided fun games and prizes, sang songs, and brought each patron fresh baked pastries and chocolates, Mardi Gras beads, magazines, toiletries, new socks, and other items to help brighten their […]

Donald Joseph Leonetti

Donald Joseph Leonetti

Donald Joseph Leonetti, 45 of Missouri City, Texas left this world suddenly and far too soon on Thursday, July 17, 2014.  Born June 8, 1969 in Houston, TX to Rose Ann Leonetti, Donald was a beloved husband; father, brother, son, friend and uncle.  Donald and his sister Jo Ann grew up in the Houston and […]

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