The last Rosenberg City Council meeting, council members allocated $4,762 in Hotel Occupancy Tax funds to the Art League of Fort Bend for marketing purposes. Read more
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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
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
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.
A 41-year-old Houston man convicted of shooting three people to death at a Stafford carwash in 2013 was sentenced last week to life in prison.
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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
Dr. Ivan Mefford was presented the 2019 Jeff Council Award at the hospital’s annual fundraiser, Patchwork of Life. The Jeff Council Award was created in 2018 to honor Jeff Council for his years of service to OakBend Medical Center, which spanned more than three decades. Jeff personified OakB… Read more
Narravette’s article, “’High-spanics’ sell out to Trump at White House reception,” appears condescending and insulting. It seems to be an expose’ of the author’s bigoted attitude toward those Spanish speakers and descendants of Spanish Speakers that see themselves as Americans rather than as… 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
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hip-hop music figure Jamal "Mally Mall" Rashid pleaded guilty Monday to operating a prostitution enterprise disguised as escort businesses, federal prosecutors and his defense attorneys said. Read more
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weather Channel is moving beyond cold fronts and heat waves to wade into the politics of climate change, with a special planned for early next month that includes interviews with nine presidential candidates on the topic. Read more