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Students select apples for favorite instructors

Photo by John Dettling, Jr.

WCJC students choose apples to present to their favorite instructors as part of The Teacher Effect initiative. Pictured, from left, are Davariel White, Emily Abbot, Becky Hannah, Jacob Medina, Lauren Walker and Gabrielle Gonzales.

UH efforts to raise awareness for bone marrow donors

A group of University of Houston students has gained the attention of the national bone marrow registry organization, Be The Match, because of their actions to raise awareness of the critical need for donors. Niyati Vaidya is shown on the left.

By Marisa Ramirez “You feel like this is really something that makes a difference,” said Niyati Vaidya, of Sugar Land, and a health education major and treasurer of the Be The Match-University of Houston. “Just the words ‘bone marrow’ can sound scary to people.” Be The Match is a bone marrow registry of potential donors […]

28th Annual Fort Bend Coastal Conservation Assoc. banquet set for April 24

Standing in front of the grand prize for this year’s Fort Bend CCA raffle are, from left, Robb Gaston, Troy Burditt and Albert Davis.

The Fort Bend County CCA is preparing for its 28th Annual Banquet and Boat Raffle, set for Thursday, April 24 at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. The evening kicks off at 6 p.m. in Building C and features a meal of steak and shrimp with all the trimmings. Tickets for an opportunity to win an […]

CFBCA Leadership Class takes tour of Life Flight helicopter


Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital hosts the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance (CFBCA) Leadership Class during their Health and Human Services tour day.  Director of Business Development, Courtney Diepraam, is a member of the leadership class and arranged for a tour of Life Flight where members of CFBCA Leadership were given an up close opportunity […]

Robbery suspect arrested on unrelated charges


By LeaAnne Klentzman  The man believed to be responsible for the Comerica Bank robbery in the 8700 block of State Highway 6S in late March is in federal custody on unrelated charges. Henry London of Houston has been identified as the suspect in the Comerica Bank robbery on March 24, 2014. According to Fort Bend […]

What you can do about chronic headaches – free migraine relief seminar offered

Irfan Lalani, M.D., Neurologist

Who doesn’t get a headache now and then? But for 4% to 5% of the population – about 10 million people – a headache is a daily pain. If you suffer from painful chronic headaches, learn what you can do before the next one hits. “Chronic headaches strike often – at least 15 days a […]

Are you ready for some baseball?

Photos by Ben Sharp

WCJC Pioneers pitcher JT Jakubik hurls the ball toward home plate during the Pioneers’ game against Colorado Bend College on Monday afternoon in Wharton. The game – which was delayed for more than an hour due to a problem obtaining an umpire – was the first of several WCJC will play in the following days. […]

1st Annual Fort Bend Cares “Doggone Fun Run/Walk” is April 12

These dogs and their owners are ready for the upcoming "Doggone Fun Run".

Dogs and Owners of all ages and sizes are invited to walk, run or race to benefit underprivileged youth in Fort Bend County at the first annual Fort Bend Cares “Doggone Fun Run/Walk” Saturday, April12, at Memorial Park Sugar Land.  A 5K Run will begin at 8:00 a.m., and 1 Mile Run/Walk (with or without […]

Cradle of Texas Chorus to entertain Loving Friends April 15

The Cradle of Texas Chorus

Loving Friends will meet for dinner and entertainment on Tuesday, April 15, beginning at 5 p.m. The Cradle of Texas Chorus, a very popular barbershop chorus, affiliated with Sweet Adelines International, will entertain Loving Friends with their wonderful blend of harmony. The dinner will take place at The Sweetwater Country Club located at 4800 Palm […]

St. Agnes Academy honors Strakes at gala

SHown L-R: Emily Clay, Co-Chair; Sr. Jane Meyer. O.P. Head of School; Annette DeWalch Strake ’55, George Strake; Lisa Mason Co-Chair.

St. Agnes Academy hosted its 31st annual Legacy Gala on Saturday, March 29, at the Westin Houston Memorial City. The sold-out event welcomed more than 600 guests for an evening of dining, dancing, and bidding in a number of auctions. Gala Chairs Emily Clay and Lisa Mason worked with more than 100 volunteers to bring […]

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