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At the Rosenberg City Council meeting last week, council declined to allocate $3,000 to The Fort Bend History Association for marketing related to the Texian Market Days. But Mayor Bill Benton isn’t sure that was the right choice. Read more
Interim Economic Development Director Jeremy Heath has a project that might be right up downtown Rosenberg’s alley — literally. At the Rosenberg City Council workshop meeting Tuesday, Heath will present a proposed downtown alley improvement project. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — If the FBI discovers that foreign hackers have infiltrated the networks of your county election office, you may not find out about it until after voting is over. And your governor and other state officials may be kept in the dark, too. Read more
Needville High School’s football team had its open week in week eight and the Blue Jays moved up to No. 7 in Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school football rankings.
Another undefeated week for both Fulshear and Needville in District 25-4A play did not move either the Chargers or Lady Jays in the Texas Girls Coaches Association poll. Read more
The Fulshear and Needville high school tennis teams are step closer to a rematch in the regional finals. Read more
Rice receiver Brad Rozner had a big day for the Owls on Saturday, his first breakout game for the Owls this season. Read more
After last week’s big performance, the accolades continue to roll in for Needville running back Ashton Stredick. Read more
The Richmond Police will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 26. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents may drop off old and unused prescription drugs at the Richmond Police Department, 600 Preston St.
Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputies continue to search for the driver of a pickup truck who fled the scene of an accident involving a Lamar Consolidated ISD school bus on Monday afternoon.
The Rosenberg Police Department is investigating the report of gunshots being fired at one or more homes in the Cambridge Village neighborhood.
A 23-year-old Needville woman who announced on social media in 2016 she felt like harming her baby, then killed her 2-month-old son, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
Fort Bend County Indictments for Oct. 7, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.
Rosenberg police recovered more than $300,000 in stolen jewelry on Tuesday after nabbing two thieves who helped rob a store in the Brazos Town Center shopping complex.
State & National News
DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a storm system that brought an EF-3 rated tornado to northern Dallas and severe weather to areas of the Great Plains, Farmers Insurance(®) has deployed its Catastrophe Response Team to help provide on-the-ground assistance to impacted customers. Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Embrey Partners continues to build on its national reputation for excellence with its latest recognition - the 2019 Multifamily Executive Magazine Merit Award for Garden-style Walk-up - for its Kelley at Samuels Avenue development in Fort Worth, Texas. Read more
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Resideo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: REZI), a leading global provider of home comfort and security solutions, today announced that Robert (Bob) Ryder has been named interim chief financial officer, effective Nov. 7, 2019. Bob will succeed Joseph Ragan, who is leaving the company on Nov. 6, 2019, to pursue other opportunities. Read more
WASHINGTON -- It's Washington's new favorite Latin phrase: quid pro quo. On Capitol Hill, Democrats seeking to impeach the president are trying to prove that he engaged in a quid pro quo ("this for that") with U.S. aid to Ukraine. The president has insisted "there was no quid pro quo." But t… Read more
Of the 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution in the Nov. 5 election, the one that seems to have drawn the most serious opposition is Proposition 4, which would outlaw a state income tax. Read more
Dr. Ivan Mefford was presented the 2019 Jeff Council Award at the hospital’s annual fundraiser, Patchwork of Life. Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two employees of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion. Read more
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Music artist and actress Queen Latifah was among the honorees recognized by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. Read more
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — The actor known for his mocking impersonations of Republican President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live" campaigned Tuesday for Democratic legislative candidates in a Virginia election that is viewed as a warmup to the 2020 presidential contest. Read more
BOSTON (AP) — "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband and nine other parents faced new federal charges Tuesday in a scandal involving dozens of wealthy parents accused of bribing their children's way into elite universities or cheating on college entrance exams. Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — RuPaul is giving a dozen celebrities the chance to get drag makeovers for charity and bragging rights. Read more