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Artwork of Katy ISD Students Set to Be Auctioned at Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo

KATY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Ten pieces of artwork created by Katy ISD students will be auctioned off this weekend at the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo. The artwork consists of paintings, sculptures, and colored drawings, among other creations. The competition is designed to showcase art pieces and highlight the creative talents of […]

Fort Bend County Pct. 3 Constable Wayne Thompson inspects flood damage in Katy. CFB photo

Fort Bend Evacuation Orders Amended

  This message was distributed Sunday night by Fort Bend County: Hurricane Harvey doused Fort Bend County in rains measured by the foot in some areas last week, flooding homes and causing the Brazos and San Bernard rivers to rise to record heights. This flooding, described as a 10,000-year rain event, overwhelmed drainage systems and flooded […]

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Residents who live near the Brazos River should take Immediate action

RICHMOND, TX – Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert has upgraded the voluntary evacuation order for certain residents in low-lying areas surrounding the Brazos River to a mandatory evacuation order. Residents in these areas should quickly gather your loved ones, pets, emergency kit and necessities before leaving the evacuation zones as soon as safely possible. […]

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Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees declares weather emergency

Resolution allows superintendent to procure services for any storm damage repairs FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – During an emergency meeting held Saturday, August 26, 2017, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees declared a weather emergency, delegating authority to Superintendent Charles Dupre to procure goods and services necessary to repair storm damage […]

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Evacuations for Brazos and San Bernard River Properties

RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend) – Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert announced a voluntary evacuation order for certain residents in low-lying areas surrounding the Brazos River and a mandatory evacuation order for certain residents in low-lying areas surrounding the San Bernard River. Residents in these areas should quickly gather your loved ones, pets, emergency kit and […]