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Olson acts to give localities input on hosting migrant children

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) announced that he introduced legislation to give local communities a voice in the decision making process on where to host Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs). Olson was joined by several local mayors who expressed concern over having a voice in where the children are located. The bill, H.R. 5138, the “Our Communities, […]

Fort Bend’s diverse make-up spearhead for economic benefits

By Elsa Maxey  Taking advantage of the diversity of Fort Bend County is what really spurred the initiation of the Fort Bend Global Initiative that residents hear about from time to time. It started in 2009, “Allison Wen and I were both talking” and it was “about building relationships and profiling Fort Bend County on […]

“Very Exciting Times” at The Stafford Centre

By Karen Daniels  Bryan Blaum, Stafford Centre facility manager and president of FMsquared, spoke about the upcoming events at the July 2nd Stafford City Council meeting. With the theater’s fall line-up, and the 10 year anniversary celebration of the Stafford Centre, things are indeed going to be very exciting. The following are only some of […]

BREAKING NEWS

At press time Fort Bend Sheriff’s deputies are responding to the report of a dead body along the banks of the Brazos River near Rustic Lane just north of the Rosenberg city limits in the area of FM 723 and Cuming Road. According to law enforcement officials, the body was discovered by a man kayaking […]

Fort Bend’s diverse make-up spearhead for economic benefits

By Elsa Maxey  Taking advantage of the diversity of Fort Bend County is what really spurred the initiation of the Fort Bend Global Initiative that residents hear about from time to time. It started in 2009, “Allison Wen and I were both talking” and it was “about building relationships and profiling Fort Bend County on […]

Missouri City Council votes down rotating Mayor Pro Tem

By Betsy Dolan  A set of guidelines allowing the Missouri City Council to rotate members into the Mayor Pro Tem position was voted down July 7. Mayor Allen Owen, Councilmembers Floyd Emery and Jerry Wyatt voted for the plan. Councilmembers Yolanda Ford and Robin Elackatt, the current Mayor Pro Tem, voted against. Councilmembers Chris Preston […]

Missouri City unveils Veterans Memorial design

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By Betsy Dolan  The 4th of July setting at Buffalo Run Park was fitting for the public’s first official look at the design of Missouri City’s planned Veterans Memorial. In October, the Missouri City Parks and Recreation Department launched a design competition for the new memorial. It would be built in one of the city’s […]

omg! Inside Fort Bend 07/16/14

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Captain Hook and Peter Pan to be seen at Sugar Land Town Square Actually, Captain Hook and Peter Pan will be seen in the free movie at the Sugar Land Town Square as this week’s feature Under the Moon.  Families and friends are invited to bring their lawn chairs to enjoy Hook this Saturday, July […]

Stafford combines Independence celebration with driver safety demonstrations

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By Karen Daniels  The Stafford Police Department recently received a $10K grant from State Farm Insurance to purchase and implement a driver safety course for SMSD high school students. With the new equipment’s recent arrival, what better place to display the gear than the 39th Annual Independence Party at the Stafford Centre. With storm clouds […]

Lamar CSD considering $243M bond referendum

By Betsy Dolan  The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District will hold a public hearing next week to gauge  support for a possible $243 million bond proposal in November. Driving the need for a possible bond measure are projections of continued growth in West Fort Bend County, particularly Fulshear over the next decade.  According to the LCISD website, enrollment […]

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