Pet of the Week 08/09/17

Hello, my name is Sol. I am an orange domestic shorthair mix and I am just over 1 year old.  Come by and see me today.  I would love to meet you!

Prevent injury and pain by taking care of arms, upper body

You may not give your arms — wrists, elbows and shoulders — much thought, until a stiff, aching joint makes activities like carrying groceries or buckling a child into a car seat nearly impossible. The upper extremities are extremely complex. As a result, they have many functions that allow us to perform daily activities, do […]

Richmond man convicted of assault

Shaji Vargughese was convicted of assault family violence by a jury on July 19 and was sentenced to 90 days in jail by County Court at Law No. 1 Presiding Judge Christopher G. Morales. The 51-year-old Richmond man was charged with attacking his son-in-law in April of this year. According to Assistant District Attorney Lindsay […]

A woman considering pregnancy should factor in many considerations, including age and the threat of the Zika virus

Houston Methodist offers advice on Zika, pregnancy risks On Nov. 28, 2016, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported the state’s first case of local mosquito-borne Zika virus infection in Brownsville. While that’s far from the Fort Bend County area, those who are pregnant might still be feeling apprehensive about the news, given the […]

Sugar Land man convicted of DWI

Jim Hooter Merrill Jr. was convicted of driving while intoxicated with an open container on July 20 after the jury deliberated for approximately an hour. Presiding Judge Ron Cohen then sentenced the 48-year-old Sugar Land man to a yearlong probation. Merrill was charged with the crime in 2013 after driving by a highway patrolman with […]

Pet of the Week 08/02/17

Hey there my name is Oso. I have been at the shelter since July 25,2016. I was turned in by my previous owners because they didn’t have enough time to take care of me. I am very sweet and get along well with my roommates. I am heartworm positive, but my treatment has been sponsored. […]

Pet of the Week 07/26/17

Hello, my name is Dallas.  I am a brown and white border collie mix and I am almost a year and a half old.  Come by and see me today.  I would love to meet you!

Woman gets 10 years for felony theft

Anita Adams was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison today for a felony theft she pled guilty to in May. The 51-year-old Houston woman was charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer along with the company’s bookkeeper. According to Scott Carpenter, the economic crimes division chief prosecutor, Adams pled guilty […]

Pet of the Week 07/19/17

Hello, my name is JJ. I am a grey and white American hairless terrier mix and I am just over 9 years old. Come by and visit with me today. I would love to meet you!

Mary Sarah named Fort Bend County Fair Parade grand marshal

The darling of Nashville, Mary Sarah, will be the 2017 grand marshal of the Fort Bend County Fair Parade on Friday, Sept. 29. A powerful voice that has a distinct veteran sound, 22-year-old Mary Sarah is well on her way to cutting her place in country music history. The pride of Fort Bend County has […]

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