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At the Rosenberg City Council meeting last week, council declined to allocate $3,000 to The Fort Bend History Association for marketing related to the Texian Market Days. But Mayor Bill Benton isn’t sure that was the right choice. Read more
Interim Economic Development Director Jeremy Heath has a project that might be right up downtown Rosenberg’s alley — literally. At the Rosenberg City Council workshop meeting Tuesday, Heath will present a proposed downtown alley improvement project. Read more
Needville High School’s tennis team traveled to Cypress Park High School on Monday to play Splendora in the UIL Team Tennis Class 4A regional quarterfinals under the leadership of Coach Jana Sandidge.
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.
State & National News
Driving is a way of life for most Americans. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau show that there are more than 120 million vehicles used for commuting, and research conducted by Gallup found that 83 percent of adults drive at least several times per week. Even though driving is one of the most popular modes of transportation, it’s not without risk. Read more
Texas is among state governments whose rainy day funds are at their highest levels since before the Great Recession, according to analyses by the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) and The Pew Charitable Trusts. Read more
Republicans and Democrats alike take advantage of a pay-to-play system ingrained in the nation’s Capitol, a new oversight report from OpenTheBooks.com maintains. Read more
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in anticipation of the upcoming INCOMPAS Show November 4-6 in Louisville, Kentucky, Telestax announces the membership of VP of Marketing, Veena Vadgama to the INCOMPAS board of directors. Founded in 1981 to represent telecommunications carriers, INCOMPAS has gone on to advocate for competition policy across all networks. Read more
SAN DIEGO -- A few years ago, after I wrote a column listing 10 mistakes that journalists have made in the Trump era, my first newspaper editor tracked me down. He had seen the column, and he was not pleased. He said I should lay off our profession. These times are tough enough for media com… Read more
It’s Washington’s new favorite Latin phrase: quid pro quo. On Capitol Hill, Democrats seeking to impeach the president are trying to prove that he engaged in a quid pro quo (“this for that”) with U.S. aid to Ukraine. The president has insisted “there was no quid pro quo.” But then last week,… Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging that Harvey Weinstein and two of his former attorneys engaged in racketeering to silence her and shut down her career before she accused him of rape. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Lizzo is sharing writing credit on her hit song "Truth Hurts" with the creator behind the song's signature line, but not with two other writers who claim they also contributed to the track. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Twain's adventures overseas, and the irreverent book which helped make him famous, will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at the New-York Historical Society. Read more
CANAJOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — A painting seized by the Nazis from a Jewish family in 1933 has been recovered from a museum in upstate New York by the FBI. Read more