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Quail Valley Exchange Club & Tip of the packs care packages for our troops in Afghanistan


One of our volunteer “Boots on the Ground” groups, Quail Valley Exchange Club, coordinated an epic packing for 166 Marines and Sailors just deployed to Afghanistan. They packed 140 care packages filled with specially requested items from our troops still down range. It was truly a pleasure to attend this joint care package project with […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend hosts Annual Light of Hope Ceremony


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 […]

Sugar Land native Allison Tolman starring in new FX Series Fargo


By Karen Daniels  If you like true crime and dark comedy, then you are going to love the new 10-episode mini-series based on the 1996 Academy Award winning film, Fargo, by the Coen brothers. With new characters and a new crime to solve, the show is “entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and ‘Minnesota nice’ […]

Light It Up Blue


In support of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, Fort Bend ISD speech pathologists came together to “Light It Up Blue” by wearing blue-colored clothing. Sponsored by Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, “Light It Up Blue” commemorates the adoption of World Autism Awareness Day in 2007 by the United […]

Boogie “Classic M*A*S*H Bash” a success!


Boogie 2014 was a “Classic M*A*S*H Bash” for the record books! Held on Saturday, March 29 at the Stafford Centre, over 650 guests dressed in their finest MASH television series costumes, raising over $196,000 for the women and children served by the Fort Bend County Women’s Center (FBCWC). “We are so fortunate to have such […]

Fort Bend ISD will host All-Star Talent Draft Job Fair, Saturday, April 12


Fort Bend ISD is searching for talented individuals to fill more than 400 new positions (including teachers, campus support staff and non-campus staff) for the coming school year. To recruit “top draft picks,” the District is hosting an All-Star Talent Draft Job Fair on Saturday, April 12. The sports-themed event welcomes “rookies” and “free agents” […]

Light of Hope to be held April 4 at Sugar Land Town Center


Child Advocates of Fort Bend, along with the Fort Bend County Child Welfare Board, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Friends of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, and Nicole and Cameron Hill will mark the beginning of April Child Abuse Prevention Month on Friday, April 4, 6 p.m., Sugar Land Town Center, with their annual Light […]

FBISD police officers are two-time winners in Spaghetti Cook-Off


Fort Bend ISD Police Officers are two-time champions in the Annual Sugar Land Exchange Club’s Spaghetti Cook-Off. The officers won the Best Presentation award this year for dressing and performing as The Village People during the cook-off. Last year, the officers received the Best Presentation award for dressing as the cast of Duck Dynasty. The […]

K-9 dog credited with drug seizure worth half million


By LeaAnne Klentzman  Thursday, evening, March 27, about 7:50 pm, Rosenberg K-9 Investigator Schnacky reportedly observed a 2008 Ford pickup traveling northbound on US 59 with defective tail lamps. During that traffic stop, Officer Schnacky was given consent to search the vehicle utilizing his K-9 dog Rex, said Rosenberg police spokesman Brain Baker. According to […]

County reminds citizens of the animal services option with new ‘Adopt a Pet’ bumper stickers


Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert and Commissioner Precinct 1, Richard Morrison along with Debbie Horrocks, Director of Animal Services, preview  bumper stickers that will be placed on county vehicles to remind citizens of the Animal Services option to ADOPT A PET TODAY. Fort Bend County Animal Services handles 300-500 homeless pets each month.  Adoption […]

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