City of Richmond Continues Outdoor

Richmond is bringing back the monthly free outdoor movies beginning with National Treasure at Wessendorff Park, 500 Preston Street, beginning March 5th. The free outdoor film screening is organized by the City of Richmond and will be held in Wessendorff Park with plenty of room for distancing and kids to...

New Rosenberg Railroad Museum Exhibit Debuts

The Rosenberg Railroad Museum will be launching the first of three temporary exhibitions this year. In honor of Black History Month, the first exhibit will be “The Pullman Porter Exhibit: How Railroads Changed the West & Pullman Porters Changed the World.” This exhibit will run February 5th through...

Mayor Becky Haas Begins Work as Mayor of Richmond

Mayor-Elect Rebecca Kennelly Haas took the oath of office and was sworn in as the new Mayor of Richmond, Texas November 16th at the City’s regular Commission meeting to begin her three-year term as the eleventh mayor of Richmond. Haas then led the Commission meeting through remainder of the agenda. Rebecca...

Fort Bend Museum Groundbreaking Sets the Stage for New $2 Million Renovation Project

A groundbreaking ceremony in front of the Fort Bend Museum’s original building was held on Thursday, November 19th, formally kicking off the construction phase of an ambitious $2 million renovation campaign. The project, dubbed “History Rising,” has been in the planning and fundraising stage for the...

OakBend Medical Center’s Employee Giving Campaign Raises More Than $101,000

For the past three years, OakBend Medical Center employees have donated to the Seeds of Generosity employee campaign raising more than $396,000. The 2020 was the most successful to date with employee giving exceeding $101,000. This year, 345 employees donated to the campaign and surpassed the $100,000...

Foster Announces National Merit Semifinalist Brian Wu

Foster High School announced that senior Brian Wu was named a 2021 National Merit Semifinalist. He scored in the top 1% of the 1.5 million high school juniors across the United States who took the Preliminary SAT last October. The next step of this highly competitive program is to become a finalist. Winners...

Fort Bend County Fair Jr Livestock Auction

Sold! The Jr Livestock Auction hosted by the 2020 Fort Bend County Fair Association generated $378,100 for F.F.A. and 4-H livestock exhibitors. While the auction total is not final, the reality of being able to exhibit animals and have an auction during a pandemic took tumultuous efforts by the exhibitors,...

2020 Fort Bend County Fair Cancelled

Rodeo action, live music and BBQ cook-off fun will not be part of the 2020 Fort Bend County Fair experience. Due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fort Bend County Fair Board of Directors announced the cancelation of the 2020 Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo; this is the first cancellation of the...

Seabourne Creek Nature Park Now Home to 14 More Whistler Ducks

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, located at 3831 Hwy 36 South, is now home to 14 more Black-Bellied Whistler Ducks. The ducks were brought to the park by the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition (TWRC) after spending 75 days in the home-based rehabilitation facilities of Rosenberg-area residents Jennifer...

FBJSL Event Beneficiary Application Deadline Extended

The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is concluding its 2019-2020 League year and is pleased to announce that it has distributed $373,200 to the Fort Bend community this year. Proceeds raised from its 2019 “Joy to the World” Sugar Plum Market allowed it to spread joy across the county to dozens of...

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