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RailFest 2014 is on track for April 12

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Rosenberg residents and visitors alarmed by the sound of thunder coming from the Rosenberg Railroad Museum don’t need to run for cover. The booming sound will be from their Annual Railfest Event rolling into town, and Rosenberg Railroad Museum officials hope it will be a signal to train enthusiasts to come and enjoy the fun, […]

Fort Bend Masters Golf Tournament scheduled for April 14

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The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Rosenberg-Richmond Auto Mile will proudly present Fort Bend Masters on April 14 at Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club in Richmond. The tournament, which is scheduled for the day following the Masters, is the Chamber’s 29th annual Golf Classic. It will take on a new and exciting format in […]

Lone Star Stomp XXV honors Docent Society

Shown left to right are:  Matt Driggers, Joyce Senior, Austa Sue Kelley – Docent Society President, Joyce Lolley, Barbara Johnson, and Dottie Allen.

The Fort Bend County Museum Association’s Docent Society has been announced as the honorees of Lone Star Stomp XXV, to be held at George Ranch Historical Park on Saturday, April 12, 2014. “The theme for this year’s Lone Star Stomp is Southern Belles and Beaux. In addition to celebrating the Stomp’s silver anniversary, we will […]

21st Annual Don’t Mess With Texas Trash-Off is April 5

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Please register today to help them pick up litter on Saturday, April 5, during their 21st Annual Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off. Registration is required by March 18 to participate. Please visit www.kslb.org for registration forms and more information. Volunteers will be assigned to pick up litter at designated sites in Sugar Land. All volunteers […]

Granny Dupre delivers Anti-bullying message to students

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During their school’s Bullying Prevention Week activities, Austin Parkway Elementary School students welcomed Granny Dupre (played by Seeju Dupre, wife of Superintendent of Schools Charles Dupre) to their campus to hear her anti-bullying message that combined music, humor, dance and story-telling. Granny Dupre offered students advice on responding to bullying, shared personal stories from her […]

Fort Bend Junior Service League’s Spring Fling “Black & White Bash” set for April 5

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FBJSL and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital have joined together to present the FBJSL Spring Fling “Black & White Bash”. A majority of the proceeds from this casino-themed event will benefit Fort Bend Family Promise (FBFP). Through a collaborative effort with local church congregations, FBFP provides shelter, meals, and comprehensive support to families that have […]

Grab your clubs for the Texana Tee off March 31

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Grab your clubs and make your way to Weston Lakes Country Club for the 2nd Annual ‘Texana Tee Off’ Fundraising Golf Tournament to take place on March 31. This open tournament promises to be a fun day for all who participate.  The ‘Texana Tee Off’ is being chaired by Mary Rose Zdunkewicz, Mayor of Weston […]

Elementary students are “Wild about Math”

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Austin Parkway Elementary School held its 15th Annual Family Math Night that welcomed more than 1,500 participants. This year’s theme was “Wild about Math” and students were invited to come dressed in theme-inspired clothing as they took part in fun, grade-appropriate activities, such as Tarzan’s Tree House, Boa Constrictor, Going Bananas, Jungle Jewels, and Toucan […]

New FEMA maps take effect in April – insurance cost may skyrocket

To determine the flood prone status of a property in Fort Bend County, visit fbcmap.co.fort-bend.tx.us/floodplainmap

By Elsa Maxey  Next month, newly revised FEMA flood maps become official and changes on the flood maps could affect the cost of homeowners’ insurance. Updated digital flood Insurance rate maps required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have been about nine years in the making with intervention by officials in Fort Bend County. […]

Dew Tell!

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Dew House Docent Jo Butterfield and her husband Ivan performed “Dew Tell” for the Woman’s Club of Missouri City Meeting at the historic Dew House. They will also be performing this Dew House Drama (involving the shooting of Frank Dew) on the Rodeo Disney Stage March 23, at 3 pm. The Dew family, along with […]

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