The faithful folks at St. John United Church of Christ in Rosenberg have welcomed a new part-time pastor to guide them on their spiritual journey. Read more
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HOUSTON (AP) — Products promoting the cannabis extract CBD are sold all over Texas, but they don't always contain what they promise. Read more
It’s been eight months since the Rosenberg Development Corp. utilized windshield reports. But at Thursday’s meeting, the board unanimously agreed to bring them back. Read more
The city of Rosenberg will once again participate in National Night Out. Read more
Needville senior running back Ashton Stredick has announced that he has verbally committed to play football at Princeton next year, pending he qualifies for admission to the university. Read more
Travis has had its ups-and-downs in non-district play, going 13-11 with impressive wins over teams like Foster, Needville, and Cypress Springs. The Lady Tigers also picked up wins over district opponents Austin in the Katy/Cy-Fair tournament and Kempner in the Battle of the Brazos tournament play. Read more
For the first two games of the season, the Needville football team has shown signs of being a dominant offensive team. But last week’s nailbiter win over St. Thomas hinted that the Blue Jays have a lot of work to do to prepare for their first big test of the season. Read more
The city of Rosenberg will once again participate in National Night Out.
Rosenberg police arrested three men suspected of breaking into a local business and stealing items.
A Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputy was injured Monday morning when he was hit by a passing vehicle. The officer was on his way to work when he stopped to assist at a vehicle crash site on U.S. 59 near the Wharton County-Fort Bend County line.
Fort Bend County Indictments for Sept. 3, 2019 follows (The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date):
A 43-year-old Sugar Land man who pleaded guilty to raping a 12-year-old girl two years ago has been sentenced to two 20-year prison sentences.
On September 4, 2019, around 10 a.m., the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office arrested two BMV suspects at the 3200 block of Bandera Run Ct. and another suspect at the 26000 block of Creston Cliff Ct., in the Katy area.
State & National News
Texas’ public school education continues to fall in the bottom ten, according to yearly assessments by Education Week. However, other organizations’ analyses, and recent scores released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) say Texas’ educational system is showing signs of improvement. Read more
Florida’s congressional delegation is pushing to quickly adopt legislation requiring the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to allow them to staff liaison offices in Veterans Administration (VA) facilities, especially hospitals. Read more
TATUM, Texas — The Tatum Independent School District is responding to criticism that their hair code portion of the dress code is discriminatory. Read more
Participants may bring their car seats to the customer service counter at participating locations between Sept. 16 and 30 for a $30 Walmart gift card that can be used toward a new car seat or other items for children. Read more
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Amazon announced Wednesday it will film its upcoming television series "The Lord of the Rings" in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies directed by Peter Jackson. Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Afton Williamson's claims of misconduct against her on the set of "The Rookie" weren't substantiated by an independent investigator, according to the ABC drama series' producer. Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sander Vanocur, a television newsman who for decades covered momentous events from political campaigns to assassinations, the Vietnam War to the civil rights movement, has died, his son said Tuesday. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, alleging he violated nondisclosure agreements by publishing a memoir without giving the government an opportunity to review it first. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine testified on Tuesday against two alleged members of a Brooklyn street gang, describing how he discovered a formula for success with the crew before betraying it by becoming a prosecution witness. Read more