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“I want him to resign. It’s time to cut the head off the snake,” State Rep. Phil Stephenson, R-Wharton, said one day before headed to Austin for a confrontation. Read more

J.J. Clemence has announced her candidacy for tax assessor-collector of Fort Bend County. She will seek the Republican nomination in the 2020 spring primary election. Clemence is a certified auditor and business development manager She said she has a proven track record as a fiscal conservative, which makes her “the ideal candidate” for this position. Read more

Rosenberg City Council members know that the Rosenberg Railroad Museum does a lot to attract visitors from all over. And a great way to bring more attention to the museum and city is by marketing its events. Read more

Lamar Consolidated ISD School Advisory Council will host a vaping town hall meeting on Oct. 28, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Lamar Consolidated High School cafeteria, 4606 Mustang Ave., in Rosenberg. Read more

Rosenberg Animal Control Director Mara Hartsell has secured formal permission from the city of Rosenberg to begin the Trap Neuter Return pilot program. Which means she can start applying for and receiving grant money to pay for the TNR program. Read more

The Rosenberg Railroad Museum brings a lot of visitors to the city, making it the perfect candidate to receive Hotel Occupancy Tax funds. At the Rosenberg City Council meeting Tuesday, council members agreed to award the museum $40,000 in HOT funds for its education station renovation project. Read more

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.

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.

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SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- People were lined up out the door at two San Antonio stores, eager to check in two days early. Volunteers from as far away as Alabama arrived to prepare for the big event. And on Saturday morning, more than 2,000 participants packed Mission County Park for the Wounded Warrior Project(®) (WWP) Carry Forward(®) 5K, delivered by CSX(®). Read more

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FalconStor Software, Inc.'s (OTCQB: FALC) will announce financial results for the third quarter 2019, ending September 30, 2019 after the close of the market on Thursday, November 14, 2019. FalconStor will host a webcast presentation and conference call at 3:30 PM CDT to discuss the results. In conjunction with the conference call, FalconStor will also host a presentation on the internet. Read more

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: LTXB) ("LegacyTexas") today announced that it has notified NASDAQ of the anticipated effective date of the previously-announced proposed merger (the "merger") with Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. ('Prosperity") contemplated by that certain Agreement and Plan of Reorganization, dated as of June 16, 2019. LegacyTexas anticipates that the merger will be effective as of November 1, 2019, subject to the approval of the shareholders of Prosperity and the stockholders of LegacyTexas and the satisfaction or waiver of the other closing conditions described in the definitive merger agreement. Read more

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Turbine, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPS), the #1 mobile platform connecting operators and OEMs with mobile advertisers, announced it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its fiscal 2020 second quarter financial results and operating progress on Monday, November 4, at 4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT. The call, hosted by Digital Turbine Chief Executive Officer Bill Stone and Chief Financial Officer Barrett Garrison, can be accessed by dialing 855-238-2713 in the United States or 412-542-4111 from international locations. Please dial in at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time, identify yourself and ask for the Digital Turbine call. A live and archived webcast of the call can be accessed via the Investor Relations section of Digital Turbine's website. The webcast will be archived for a period of one year. Read more

Last week, U.S. Attorney General William Barr told a University of Notre Dame Law School audience that attacks on religious liberty have contributed to a moral decline that's in part manifested by increases in suicides, mental illness and drug addiction. Barr said that our moral decline is n… Read more

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