Former Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Top Art Winner Inspires Students to Follow in His Footsteps

Fort Bend ISD’s (FBISD) Elkins High School  Art Teacher Ryan Morales is preparing his students to participate in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo school art contest, the same competition he won as a high school senior at FBISD’s Kempner High School. Last year, Morales’ student Jaydan Kisinger was...

Fort Bend County Fair Scholarships Available

The Fort Bend County Fair is accepting applications for their scholarship program. The opportunity to earn a Fair scholarship is open to a wide range of qualifying students, but students must apply. The Fair will provide $4,000 scholarships for up to 50 Fort Bend County students. Since 1979, the Fort Bend...

Keri Schmidt to Lead Statewide Chamber Executives Association Board of Directors

Keri Schmidt, President and CEO of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, has been elected by her peers to serve as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE).  TCCE is the professional society of chamber of commerce executives, staff and affiliate members offering...

2022 Utility Rates Set to Take Effect January 1st

Utility rate increases of about $10 per month for residential customers were approved by City Council in September and will begin January 1st, 2022. Residents with 10,000 gallons of water usage and a winter average of 6,000 gallons will pay about $10 more per month, while residents with 5,000 gallons of...

Get De-Cluttering Tips at Mamie George Branch Library Program

Are you frustrated with clutter? Does your family have so many activities that you don’t know if you’re coming or going?  Get tips for leading a more organized – and less stressful – life for the New Year when Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mamie George Branch Library presents the program Let It...

Fort Bend Christian Academy Student-Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent to Play at Division I Universities

Fort Bend Christian Academy students and families gathered on campus on November 10th, to celebrate three outstanding athletes as they signed National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level. Two FBCA athletes signed to play softball and one athlete signed to play volleyball. Avery Hodge has...

Two Shows in One Coming to Fort Bend County Fairgrounds: Home & Garden Show + Winter Gift Market

A new home show is coming to the Fort Bend County Fair Grounds, January 15-16, 2022. The Fort Bend County Home & Garden Show will feature everything dedicated to home improvement, decorating and interior design, landscapes and outdoor entertainment, plus it features a Winter Gift Market, beer and wine...

Libraries Host Online Gardening Program on Tree Care

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an online gardening program, “Tree Care Basics,” on November 16th, beginning at 2 pm. Part 8 of the Texas AgriLife Extension Office’s Landscape Success series for homeowners, this program will be live-streamed via Webex; it will not be in person. James (Boone)...

Judge Chris Morales Announces Re-Election

Judge Chris Morales announced that he will seek a third term as Judge of County Court at Law No. 1. Over the years Judge Morales’ faithful service to Fort Bend County is evident in the many changes that have taken place at the courthouse. Since taking office, Judge Morales has been instrumental in...

The Arc of Fort Bend’s Best in the West

Autumn in Fort Bend County is a time of tradition. The Arc of Fort Bend’s Best in the West is one of our time-honored activities. Once again the presenting sponsor for this year’s dinner, dance and auction is Prosperity Bank. Under the leadership of chairpersons Jenny Gortney, James Patterson, Debbie...

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