Fort Bend Herald

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You want the most accurate and interesting community news at your fingertips? Just grab a copy of The Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster. 

Since 1892 The Fort Bend Herald has been the No. 1 source for community news and information. 

Bill Hartman purchased The Herald Coaster and The Fort Bend Mirror in 1974, and The Herald-Coaster became the Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster on Aug. 27, 2005. 

Today, the Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster basically serves west Fort Bend County, including areas of Wharton County, Austin County and Brazoria County as well. 


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November Election

Fort Bend County residents began heading to the polls on Monday to cast ballot for a new Tex… Read more

AUSTIN, Texas — This Election Day, Nov. 5, Texas voters will see 10 state propositions on their ballots. Read more

The Texas Democratic Party will formally endorse Dr. Eliz Markowitz as the lone Democratic c… Read more

Six Republicans and one Democrat have declared their intentions to fill House District 28 se… Read more