Richmond Fire Station Receives Design Award for new Central Fire Station

RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend) – The Richmond Fire Department has been notified they won the Silver Award from Firehouse Magazine for their annual Station Design Awards Program, which recognizes “outstanding architecture and designs” for fire stations in North America. Located in Richmond’s Historic District and next to the historic Fort Bend County Court House, the […]


City of Sugar Land Special Events Win Awards

SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend) – The Texas Festivals and Events Association and the International Festivals and Events Association recently recognized City of Sugar Land special events during 2016 awards ceremonies. The city received six awards in the following categories: Texas Festivals and Events Association Gold award for “Best Single New Sponsorship Program” for the […]

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Undercover Operations Lead to Arrests in the Tara Subdivision

RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend) – Five Richmond-area residents have been arrested after numerous undercover operations led to the issuing of warrants for various drug-related crimes. The Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force, a Houston High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area initiative, conducted an operation targeting the sale and distribution of illicit substances in the Tara subdivision […]


Missouri City Earns Bulletproof Vest Grant

MISSOURI CITY (Covering Fort Bend) – The Missouri City Police Department has once again received an award from the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The city has received this recurring grant for more than a decade, which reimburses the police department for 50 percent of actual costs for vest replacement. Since 1999, the BVP program has […]


Olson Dedicates Post Office to Fallen Marine

SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend) -District 22 Rep. Pete Olson today dedicated a post office in Sugar Land to fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Garrett Gamble. Gamble was killed on March 11, 2010, while patrolling during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was a 2008 graduate of Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land. Several […]