Fort Bend

Travis High School Global Studies Academy students teach the Armstrong Gators about the academy programs in Fort Bend ISD.

Armstrong Elementary Gator Pals Club Helps Students Think About the Future

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – For Travis High School academy students, what better way to pay it forward than to inspire those who will follow in their steps. To support this work, these students and their counterparts at Armstrong Elementary have formed the Gator Pals club, established to help the Gator students […]

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Hurricane Harvey: Help is Available to Avoid Foreclosure and Finance Repairs

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend) – Recently the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Texas General Land Office launched a public awareness campaign to inform owners of homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey that help is available to avoid foreclosure and to finance repairs. “Hurricane Harvey affected nearly 50,000 square miles of Texas […]

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Registration Open for Basic Peace Officer Certification Classes

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) –  The Gus George Law Enforcement Academy in Richmond is accepting applications for basic peace officer certification classes being conducted part time. The academy, which is part of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, offers classes where cadets receive 904 hours of instruction. Upon successful completion of training, […]

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Elkins High School Parents Participate in ‘Coffee with the Principal’

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – During the recent “Coffee with the Principal,” Elkins High School parents joined Principal Deidra Lyons-Lewis and members of her administrative team for an informal discussion regarding campus news, information and upcoming events. The event gives parents an opportunity to meet face-to-face with the principal to share their […]

Blood Drive Tomorrow in Memory of Fallen Deputy

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is inviting the public to participate in a blood drive in memory of Deputy John “JD” Norsworthy. The blood drive will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 10 a.m to 4 p.m. at the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy, 1521 Eugene […]

Christopher Paul Cashman.

Pecan Grove Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

PECAN GROVE (Covering Fort Bend News) –  A Pecan Grove man had been sentenced to six years in prison following a guilty plea on the felony charges of possession of child pornography and forgery of a government instrument. Christopher Paul Cashman, 42, accepted the sentence in agreement with prosecutors. According to Assistant District Attorney Katie […]

State Rep. Ron Reynolds.

State Rep. Ron Reynolds Loses Appeal in Ambulance Chasing Conviction

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – District 27 State Rep. Ron Reynolds has lost his appeal following his 2015 conviction on five charges of barratry, commonly known as “ambulance chasing.” Reynolds, an attorney, was found guilty of illegally obtaining clients through a scheme involving a convicted felon. Reynolds, a Missouri City Democrat, has […]