Fort Bend County

On Tuesday, during a special called emergency meeting, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court approved an outdoor burn ban for unincorporated areas of Fort Bend County.

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Mike Salinas won the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on Sunday to take the Top Fuel points lead from Brittany Force. Salinas won for the fourth time this season and seventh overall, beating Josh Hart in the final with a 3.706-second run at a track-record 333.58 mph. Robert Hight won in Funny Car, Erica Enders in Pro Stock and Angelle Sampey in Pro Stock Motorcycle. Hight also took the points lead and won for the fourth time this season, topping Bob Tasca III with a 3.944 at 327.51. Enders won for the fourth time in five races and fifth overall this season. She beat Aaron Stanfield. Sampey raced to her first victory of the year and 46th overall.

Upcoming Events

Give the Gift of Life: A biannual blood drive will be held on Sunday, July 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wendt Hall. All donors will receive a pullover as a thank you for their donation. St. John’s has a goal of 15 donors. One pint can save up to three lives. Visit https://bit.ly/38SlT1O. Loca…

The city of Needville will host its annual Freedom Festival on Sunday, July 3, at Harvest Pa…

In the Community

The George Foundation recently awarded a $21,625 grant to Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Project Lifesaver to assist Fort Bend citizens wit…

Pleak City Council special meeting will be on June 22, 2022 at 7:00 pm at city hall. Pleak City Hall is located at 6621 FM 2218, Richmond. The…