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Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) submitted the following letter to the editor exclusively to Covering Katy News and Covering Fort Bend News. Olson is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee which has been working to address the high prices of prescription drugs.
FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD will host its DEA National Drug Take Back event on Saturday, Oct. 26 in the FBISD Administration Building parking lot, 16431 Lexington Blvd. in Sugar Land, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will give community members an opportunity to d…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Beginning Nov. 1, Fort Bend County Animal Services will begin implementing a heartworm treatment protocol for the dogs that enter the shelter. At this time, this ongoing program will have to be funded entirely by donations, according to shelter re…
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) – Sugar Land police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who was caught on surveillance camera using a baseball bat to break into a portable building at the Harmony School of Science, located at 13415 West Belfort.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - Fort Bend County Commissioners Court will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Oct. 30 for the Pinaccle Senior Center’s new Aquatic Fitness Center located at 5525 Hobby Street in Houston. The public is invited to tour the facilities and meet the staff.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Sugar Land Police Department needs your help identifying a suspect that allegedly stole merchandise from the Ulta store in the 13500 block of University Boulevard. The theft occurred around 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 16.
FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Fort Bend ISD ISD Police Department has partnered with Crime Stoppers and four other local school district police departments to host the first city-wide, Cyber Safety Outreach Day on Oct. 24. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an…
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) – Continental Poly, a producer of packaging products for commercial and consumer use, will expand its Sugar Land campus by adding 18,000 square feet of warehouse space at 767 Industrial Blvd. in the Sugar Land Business Park.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – Transitioning from independent living to assisted living can be one of the most important and emotional decisions that families will face as the children of seniors are often encouraging the move while their parents are resisting.
SAN ANTONIO (Texas Tribune) - Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro from San Antonio is threatening to end his campaign if he does not raise $800,000 by the end of the month, saying he is in "dire need of financial resources to keep going."
KATY (Covering Katy News) - An emergency 911 recording confirms that Brenton Estorffe acted heroically before being shot to death last week at his home in the 6900 block of Glen Rosa Drive in Katy, Fort Bend County.
STAFFORD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Stafford Police Department is warning residents about a familiar scam after a victim reported the incident to police.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department will host the third annual city of Sugar Land Haunted House from Oct. 25-27 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center, 234 Matlage Way.
MISSOURI CITY (Covering Fort Bend News0 – Missouri City’s contractor Brooks Concrete, will be doing enhancements on southbound University Boulevard at Highway 6 beginning Monday, Oct. 21.
RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Richmond Fire Department was called to an early morning structure fire on Monday near the intersection of Williams Way Boulevard and FM 762.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Nearly 20-thousand Houston-area teachers and school support staff returning for the new academic year boosted an otherwise lackluster September jobs report and helped push unemployment lower, according to numbers released Friday by Workforce Solutions.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Jose Altuve's walk off home run propelled the Astros to the World Series with a game 6 win over the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park. The final score was 6 to 4.Below is the question and answer session from Saturday night's post game press conference.Q. Can…
HOUSTON - With Saturday's 6-4 win over the Yankees, the Astros clinched the American League Championship Series and the American League Championship title. This marks the Astros third trip to the World Series and second in the last three
FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - Hundreds of people came to Cross Creek Ranch on Saturday to see the work of about 50 artists from Houston's longest running art market. Those who attended liked what they saw.
NORTHEAST FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - An eight-year-old boy has a broken arm after being struck by a car as he got off a school bus Friday afternoon. Deputies say the driver was stopped behind several other cars and then decided to go around them. She told Deputies she had t…
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - A team of national assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will arrive on Oct. 28 to examine the Sugar Land Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operations and support services. The site visit…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspected road rage shooter after he called the Sheriff’s Office himself and said he was involved in the shooting.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - Sugar Land police arrested four men yesterday, Oct. 17, after they were caught burglarizing the Best Buy located in the 16900 block of the Southwest Freeway.
RICHMOND – Fort Bend County District Attorney Brian M. Middleton has announced that a Hate Crimes Forum will be held on Monday, Oct. 28, hosted by the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Citizen Engagement Committee.
FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) - Fort Bend ISD is seeking instructional aides to assist in classrooms throughout the district, and will host a hiring event Thursday, Oct. 30 for interested candidates.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend) - Nearly $50 million in federal grants is coming to Fort Bend County to help pay for erosion repair projects from Hurricane Harvey and the Tax Day floods. Channels in Katy, Sugar Land and Missouri City areas will be repaired with the funding.
KATY (Covering Katy News) — Roller coasters can be fun. Sometimes, they can be hectic. Life with a child with autism can be a bit like a roller coaster ride, filled with ups and downs. To help family members understand more about life with a child on the autism spectrum, The Arc of Katy is h…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – A pickup truck crossed the center line on McCrary Road Monday afternoon and struck a Lamar Consolidated Independent School District bus.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - Rosemary Paige Harrah has pleaded guilty to the Murder of her 2-month old son in the 400th District Court before Presiding Judge Maggie Perez-Jaramillo. She was sentenced to 40 years in prison in an agreement with prosecutors. The 23-year-old Need…
RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) - For the second year in a row, the OutRun Hunger 5k Family Walk/Run hosted by Harvest Green has exceeded the organizers’ fundraising goal, this year raising $20,000 for local families living in East Fort Bend County.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – The severe impact of Hurricane Harvey was felt both by pregnant women and their newborns and it was not positive.
FULSHEAR (Covering Fort Bend News) - The West Enders Car Club will be presenting its Fourth Annual Car Show, benefiting the Fulshear Police Foundation on October 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car entry fee is $30 for pre-registration or $35 at the gate. There is no charge for spectators.
HOUSTON – A jury has returned a guilty verdict against a 57-year-old Nigerian man for committing passport fraud, announced U.S. Attorney for the Souther District of Texas Ryan Patrick. The jury deliberated for one hour before convicting Ademola Okulaja, Kingwood, following a two-day trial re…
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said religious institutions should be stripped of their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex marriage, a position that sparked swift and fierce criticism from social conservatives.
MISSOURI CITY (Covering Fort Bend News) - Missouri City councilmembers have unanimously approved a 2019 property tax rate of $.630000, the Fiscal Year 2020 General Fund Budget and the sale of $14 million in general obligation and refunding bonds.
HOUSTON (Covering Fort Bend News) - Two nurses, one a Richmond resident, are set to appear in federal court on charges they defrauded Medicare of more than $2.1 million, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick.
FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD has announced that the Marine Corps JROTC unit at Ridge Point High School has received the distinct honor of being named a Naval Honor School. They are among more than 160 units, only 10 percent in the nation, to receive the recognition…
RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) - Sheriff Troy Nehls has not officially announced that he's running for Congress but he has a campaign treasurer, an exploratory committee and has announced that he's raised more than $100 thousand dollars for a congressional bid.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - Radwan Balbisi, a 40-year-old Sugar Land man, has been convicted by a Fort Bend County jury of aggravated sexual assault of a child and two charges of indecency with a child. The same jury sentenced him to 18 years, six years, and four years in prison,…
RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Richmond Police Department will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Richmond Police Department, 600 Preston Street Richmond, TX 77469 will be a drop off location for this event.
FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Clements and Elkins high schools are hosting their annual dance clinics and students are invited to participate. All participants will join the dance teams in performing during halftime and in the stands at football games held the same day.
KATY/FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding the shooter in a September road rage incident along South Mason Road in Katy.
ROSENBERG (Covering Fort Bend News) – A woman and a juvenile have been arrested and two men are on the run after the theft of $300,000 worth of jewelry in Rosenberg.
FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) –Clements High School students Rachel Poche and Amaris Shi are among the top exhibitors during the 2019 Fort Bend County Fair School Art Auction. The auction rewards the effort and showcases the artwork of Fort Bend County students in grades 8-12. Stud…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - A jury convicted Lamelvin Dewayne Johnson of capital murder on Sept. 26 before spending more than a week hearing punishment evidence. Johnson was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Oct. 7. The 41-year-old Houston man was charged after…
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - Three seniors from Fort Bend Christian Academy have been named National Merit Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Isaiah Dailey, Megan Ogden and Brennan Vacek achieved the honor for a program that has existed for more than…
ROSENBERG (Covering Fort Bend News) - Rosenberg Detectives are seeking assistance from the public in identifying the subject in surveillance images. The male is a suspect in an alleged theft at Stripes on Avenue I in October of 2017. At the time, he was travelling in a grey Mazda SUV.
ROSENBERG (Covering Fort Bend News) – The City of Rosenberg’s water utilities crews is repairing a 6-inch water main that runs along Avenue L after it ruptured this morning around 6:10 a.m. The break occurred near Second Street and caused some street flooding.