We breathe a sigh of relief as the first couple weeks of school are behind us. Whether you’ve decided to education your kiddos virtually or in person, the schools are clicking and there seems to be some semblance of normalcy returning. Or maybe the new normal. Hopefully, your Labor Day holid…
AUSTIN — The Texas Comptroller’s office approved and paid $300 million in unclaimed property claims during the past fiscal year, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today.
The 2020 Fort Bend County Fair & Livestock Show — much smaller in year’s past because of the coronavirus pandemic, kicks off Thursday, Sept. 24. Unlike year’s past, there will be no carnival or youth and adult crafts and cooking competition. Likewise, there will be no extracurricular act…
St. John’s United Church of Christ located at 1513 West Street at Avenue M in Rosenberg (281-342-5159; http://www.stjohnsunitedchurchofchrist.org) will hold worship services on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. (both in-person and via Zoom) with the Rev. Felix Carrion delivering the message entitled, “Me…
Students at Holy Rosary Catholic School are now enjoying playground updates that were installed this summer.
This week, Tractor Supply Company will kick off its sixth annual FFA T-shirt fundraiser in stores nationwide and online. Through October 31, Tractor Supply customers can purchase a limited-edition T-shirt, designed around FFA’s commitment to supporting the future of agriculture. Campaign pro…
In recognition of National Library Card Sign-Up Month in September, Fort Bend County Libraries has launched of an online application for traditional, full-service library cards.
Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?
The city of Richmond and Republic Services are partnering again this fall to bring the Annual Curbside Clean-Up Campaign to Richmond over three Saturdays in October.
St. John's United Church of Christ located at 1513 West Street at Avenue M in Rosenberg (281-342-5159; http://www.stjohnsunitedchurchofchrist.org) will hold worship services on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Felix Carrion delivering the morning message entitled, "God's Great Generosity."…
It was Bing Crosby who first recognized the elite songwriting skills of Cindy Walker. Then, other major artists like Roy Orbison, Bob Wills, Ray Charles and Jim Reeves began singing her songs, too. In all, Ms. Walker composed more than 500 songs, and was inducted into the Country Music Hall …
The latest from Lamar Consolidated ISD ...
Lamar Consolidated ISD has reported 17 cases of COVID-19 among its students and staff, according to a district spokesperson. Read more
Memo to the Lamar school board: Your administrators could use a big dose of transparency when it comes to informing the public and county health officials about something as serious as COVID-19.
As Lamar Consolidated ISD opens the school year, the district has begun implementing the SMART tag system for all students.
Sixty-five Lamar Consolidated ISD employees have come down with COVID-19 since March — five since staff returned to campuses earlier this month, a district official announced Thursday.
With students set to return to school on Monday, Lamar Consolidated ISD gave its final report of how the school will be ready to deal with COVID-19.
For the 2021-22 school year, the landscape for Lamar Consolidated ISD will look vastly different from a new crop of schools feeding into Dr. Thomas E. Randle High School.
As the first day of school approaches, Lamar Consolidated ISD announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with funeral expenses for a 15-year-old George Ranch High School student killed this weekend.
Facing a growing population and needs to upgrade its facilities, the Lamar Consolidated ISD board of trustees voted to call for a bond election for this November.
Parents in Lamar Consolidated ISD and Needville ISD are asked to fill out forms to decide what kind of education their student will receive by no later than Monday.
The Latest from Needville ISD ...
At their June 10 meeting, Needville ISD trustees unanimously approved salary increases for the 2020-2021 school year.
Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes said in Wednesday’s school board meeting that “the million-dollar question” regarding graduation plans remains unanswered as Texas waits to see what will happen next with the Coronavirus pandemic.
Lamar Consolidated ISD school chief Dr. Thomas Randle told parents of high school seniors they could expect a “special” graduation ceremony this year.
Lamar Consolidated ISD and Needville ISD are waiting to hear what the government has to say before they consider reopening campuses, the school chiefs said during a Facebook Live town hall meeting on Wednesday.
Needville Middle School’s annual Book Fair takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 7-14, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Needville School Board members voted 6-1 to accept the resignation of longtime Assistant Superintendent of Finance Dovie Peschel, whose retirement will be effective Dec. 31.
The Needville FFA Horse Judging Booster Club is trying to raise money to pay for competition entry fees. Last year, the team was very successful, and we are looking forward to another great year. The teams have grown to three this year. This past Saturday was the teams’ first competition of …
This weekend, treat the little ones to tea with Mary Poppins and the entire family to a live presentation of “Mary Poppins Jr.”
In an effort to create jobs, the Needville ISD school board voted last week to limit property tax collection on a solar field in the Guy area.
A Fort Bend County Fair favorite returns as the Needville Choir Boosters’ booth in Building B at the Fort Bend County Fair opens Friday.
Dance Team is partnering with Houston Marine Moms to collect donations for troops in all branches of military service.
The deadline for Needville ISD teachers to submit grant applications to the Needville Education Foundation (NEF) is Tuesday, Sept. 24.
Needville ISD taxpayers will see a reduction in the coming year if trustees approve the proposed tax rate and budget at a public hearing set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the school board meeting room.
Needville ISD trustees are considering options after a demographic report presented at the June 19 board meeting included the necessity for a new junior high to relieve projected overcrowding in the near future.
- Council removes land from city’s ETJ
- BIG program on RDC agenda
- Budget reduces city debt by $8.9 million
- Davila censured at Zoom council meeting
- Public hearing set on proposed budget
- City of Rosenberg to fund taser purchase, website redesign in 2021
- Crime down slightly in Rosenberg
- Drama ensues at council workshop meeting
- Travel and reimbursement policy back on council agenda
- Rosenberg to seek $12 million grant
- Council awards parks maintenance contract to Katy landscape company
- Council holds public hearing on raising impact fees
- Zerwas to discuss flood prevention management
- Auto burglaries continue to plague Fulshear
- Shamrock Shindig draws merry crowd
- Annual Texana Trot scheduled for Nov. 17
- Fulshear roads undergo major construction
- Fulshear council OKs hiring of city secretary
- Fulshear City Council terminates city secretary
- Richmond Farmer’s Market begins June 6
- Richmond city commission to meet Monday via teleconference
- City of Richmond annual spring clean-up campaign is canceled
- Richmond extends its disaster declaration; closes playgrounds and ball courts
- Wipes clog pipes
- City of Richmond will not disconnect water due to nonpayment during March
- City of Richmond offering ‘safe harbor’
- Cause for Celebration
- Richmond ranked No. 5 on best Houston suburbs list
- Richmond garbage pick up re-scheduled
- New law could mean longer meetings, city attorney says
- Richmond commissioners discuss comprehensive plan
- Richmond ethics board to review ‘probable cause’
- GOOD AFTERNOON: Richmond cleanup
- City of Richmond annual fall curbside clean-up begins Oct. 5
- Blood drive for Needville resident
- Needville Country Christmas seeks sponsors
- Daniels wins Gator at Harvest Fest raffle
- Needville trustees hear plans for new administration building
- NHS Class of ’68 gets together again
- Area fire fighters to hold extrication training
- Needville artist works on a much larger canvas