Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC) announced its 2017 photo contest winners at the First Annual “Picnic For the Park” fundraising luncheon last fall. The contest, which ran from Aug. 1 though Sept. 30, had two age categories: Age 30 and under and Over 30, with 113 entries submitted in all. The contest was underwritten by Johnson Development, while community members from Fort … [Read more...] about Cullinan Park Conservancy announces 2017 photo contest winners
Looking back at 2017, it is apparent that it was quite a busy news year. The weather and sports played a big part in our lives last year, as did politics. Without a doubt, Hurricane Harvey and the floods it brought are clearly the top story of the year. Because of that, there is no need to print a Top 10 Stories of 2017 list in reverse order to build anticipation … [Read more...] about Reflections of 2017: Fort Bend County’s Top 10 stories of the year
The Houston SaberCats open their inaugural exhibition season with a game against the Seattle Saracens of the British Columbia Rugby Union on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Constellation Field in Sugar Land. The SaberCats will be a member of Major League Rugby which includes the Austin Elite Rugby, Glendale (Colo.) Raptors, NOLA (New Orleans) Gold, San Diego Legion, Seattle Seawolves … [Read more...] about Are you ready for some Rugby?
If you combined soccer, football and that old playground favorite, kill the guy with the ball, you would come close to describing rugby. The key features of the game are: Rugby has two 40-minute halves and no stoppage or injury time. The winner is the team with the most points after 80 minutes. The field is 100-meters long by 75-meters wide. There are two … [Read more...] about It’s not football, so what is this game?
In an effort to combat the injustices of child abuse and neglect, more than 20 agencies recently signed an agreement renewing their commitment to work together on behalf of child victims. The ceremony, hosted by the Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) Children’s Advocacy Center, was held at CAFB’s offices. The Protocol and Memorandum of Understanding details the importance … [Read more...] about Local agencies join forces to fight child abuse