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The Travis High School football team is one of nine squads that were able to finish the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record. But the Tigers needed all 11 weeks to crack Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s final high school football rankings. Read more

AUSTIN — Last month, the Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program hit a key milestone, and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is proud to announce that 10,000 individuals — in Texas, across the nation and around the globe — have been trained through this vital program.

Fort Bend County Indictments for Nov. 4, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.

Fort Bend County Indictments for Oct. 14, 2019 follows (The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense and offense date):

Fort Bend County Indictments for Oct. 21, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.

Area fire departments responded to a structure fire near the intersection of Williams Way Boulevard and FM 762 early Monday morning.

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.

State & National News

DALLAS, Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Good is brewing at McDonald's! As part of its commitment to local communities, McDonald's of Greater North Texas and the Dallas Police Department will partner to host its biannual Coffee with Cops event at restaurants throughout Dallas. The signature events will provide community members the opportunity to engage with local officers and strengthen community relations - while enjoying complimentary McCafé Coffee(®). Read more

LEWISVILLE, Texas, Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomin' Blinds, a leading nationwide provider of blind installation and repair services, has partnered with service experience platform Dispatch to modernize their customer journey. Family owned and operated since 2001, Bloomin' Blinds has set itself apart from other providers with its convenient mobile service model and emphasis on extraordinary customer experiences. Read more

Needville parents have every right to be concerned — and downright angry — with school officials who didn’t inform them last week that a student or students allegedly threatened to harm other students. Read more

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Veterans Day celebrated around Fort Bend County