Morales announces he’s battling Guillain Barre’ Syndrome, still feels good about 2016 campaign

Former Rosenberg Mayor Vincent Morales posted a heartfelt message on Facebook last Thursday to thank family, friends and others for their support during his recovery from Guillain-Barre’ Syndrome. Guillane-Barre’ is a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. Morales, who is running as the Republican candidate for County […]

Rosenberg resident opens Crossfit to help fellow veterans, community members

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fitness was never an integral part of Rene Moreno’s childhood, but you’d never know it looking at the chiseled 6-foot-2, 250-pound Rosenberg resident today. Moreno, 33, became interested in fitness soon after he joined the U.S. Army in 2000.  “I served as a Communications Specialist in the Army for seven years […]

Tracy Byrd headlines 2015 Fort Bend Fair entertainment lineup

Regardless of your musical tastes, there’s a good chance that the Fort Bend Fair & Rodeo, 4310 Hwy. 36 South, will have something that you’ll enjoy. Red Dirt legend Stoney Larue will kick off the Fair on Sept. 25, while Texas artist Jon Pardi will follow on Sept. 26. Sept. 27 is “Go Tejano Day” […]

Brazos River water is gradually receding

Last night, the Brazos River fell slightly as measured by the Hempstead, Richmond, and Rosharon gauges. The river level decrease should be gradual at first, then we should see a decrease in levels of around two feet per day until it settles in below 40 feet. Many areas have seen increases in water levels, some […]

Fort Bend County continues to monitor Brazos River

The Brazos River is at its highest level in more than 20 years (50 feet), and Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is doing everything possible to keep citizens safe from a potential overflow. OEM director Jeff Braun said there have been both mandatory and voluntary evacuations from areas of Richmond, Rosenberg and […]

Fort Bend declared state of disaster for the Brazos River flooding situation

Staff at the Fort Bend County Emergency Operations Center overnight monitored the Brazos River. The river level increased slightly overnight, with additional road closure information posted on the incident website at http://fbcoem.org. The city of Rosenberg issued a voluntary evacuation yesterday for North of Avenue A between 2nd and 8th street and 6th Street from […]

Sheriff’s Office finds body of Rosenberg resident Alice Tovar

The body believed to be an elderly woman who was reported missing Tuesday was found Wednesday evening in a rural area near Rosenberg. Positive identification is pending and will be determined by the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office. The search for Alice Tovar, 73, began Tuesday afternoon when the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office was […]

Rosenberg woman is missing after vehicle found submerged on Band Road

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman whose vehicle was found submerged in a ditch Tuesday afternoon in the Rosenberg area. At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, deputies were dispatched to 3343 Gerken Road near the intersection of Band Road in the Rosenberg area where they found a 2000 silver Ford […]

Sheriff’s Office: Four-year-old boy drowns near Rosenberg

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal drowning incident Wednesday afternoon just north of Rosenberg. At 2:25 p.m., Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a drowning call in the 1300 block of Cumings Road. A 4—year-old boy was found by a family member in a pond behind the house at that address. The […]

Rosenberg Mayor will run for County Commissioner, Precinct 1

Rosenberg Mayor Vincent M. Morales, Jr. announced his candidacy today to serve the citizens of Fort Bend County by running for Precinct 1 Commissioner. Morales, in his second term as mayor of Rosenberg, cited his desire to continue his service to Rosenberg and Fort Bend County in a greater capacity in seeking the position of […]

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