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Spazmatics in concert »

The Spazmatics, a popular ’80s cover band, performs a post-game concert June 9 at Constellation Field after the Sugar Land Skeeters beat the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 7-4. Thousands of…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Texas State Technical College brings job opportunities to Fort Bend County »

The Brazos Center, Texas State Technical College’s second and newest building in Fort Bend County, is on track to open in August and new faculty and staff are needed to…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Discover the creative world of fiber arts with Fort Bend Museum’s series of ‘Fluff & Stuff’ classes »

Have you ever wondered how the Egyptians made thread? Ever wanted to make your own yarn? The Fort Bend Museum is offering several classes this summer to explore the wonderfully…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code opens at Health Museum »

Beginning this month, the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science will offer Houstonians a glimpse at the 0.5 percent variation in human genetics and its impact on…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Local cancer survivors celebrate life at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital event »

More than 300 cancer survivors and guests joined staff and physicians from Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital on June 2 to celebrate the 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day at…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Crowded shelter prompts special adoption fees »

The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is offering a special adoption rate of $55 for dogs and $40 for cats through Aug. 6. Any pets who have been at the shelter…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Teen cancer patient draws strength from creativity »

By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star In August, Michelle Collins joins the freshman class of the University…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Hope For Three leads autism advocacy in the Fort Bend area »

By Edwin Vega For the Fort Bend Star Inspired by the hardships of a hard working mother and father of…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Bruce Hicks selected to umpire Little League World Series »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Last Christmas, Bruce Hicks casually opened a letter from Little League International,…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sugar Land urges residents to prepare for hurricane season »

Hurricane season is here, and the city encourages residents to take precautionary measures to be prepared, informed and safe. The…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Haralson leading Memorial Hermann hospitals through rapid growth and improvement »

Facility expansion, Baldrige Award among his accomplishments By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Greg Haralson will be the first to deflect credit…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Huffman announces reelection campaign »

State Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Houston) announced she will seek re-election to the State Senate. Huffman represents Senate District 17, which…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sugar Land woman is astronaut candidate »

O’Hara graduated from Clements in 2001 By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com For a week and a half Loral O’Hara had to…

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

NASA, other agencies, eye missions to moon and Mars »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com It has been 45 years since men last journeyed to the moon but recent announcements by…

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Apollo astronaut supports returning to the moon »

Al Worden circled the moon 74 times in 1971 By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com It has been 45 years since men…

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@SkeeterBytes: Ahrens solidifies Skeeters »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star On May 15, the Skeeters acquired Kevin Ahrens in a trade with Lancaster. Ahrens quickly took over the shortstop job and from the clean-up slot is leading the team in runs-batted-in. It has been an up-and-down journey…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Stafford 7-on-7 goes to state »

For the third time in four years, Stafford qualified for the state 7-on-7 tournament, June 29-July 1 in College Station. The Spartans won the La Marque Qualifying Tournament, defeating Silsbee, 27-22, in the championship game.…

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@SkeeterBytes: Atlantic League commissioner still expects Texas expansion »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Rick White, commissioner of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB), continues to work on expanding the number of teams in Texas. “We are working with three communities in Texas who want to join the ALPB. It…

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: Woods-Richardson voted District 20 6A most valuable player »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Kempner’s pitching ace, Simeon Woods-Richardson, was voted the most valuable player of District 20 6A. Travis third baseman Kevin Ortiz was voted newcomer of the year, and Ridge Point coach Clinton Welch was voted coach of the…

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@SkeeterBytes: Barfield hot in Portland »

Skeeters ready to come home By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Former Sugar Land Skeeter Jeremy Barfield is on a hot streak with Portland (Maine) of the Eastern League. In his first eleven games with the Sea Dogs, his batting average is .318…

Jun 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Deer Park beats Travis to earn berth in state tournament »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star With two outs in the eighth inning and the bases loaded with Deer, Deer Park’s Jacobi Martinez drew a walk-off walk to send the Deer to the state tournament in Austin this weekend. The final score last…

Jun 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: 2016-17 The Year of the Buffalo »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star The Marshall High School Buffalos have been selected as the Fort Bend Star Athletic Program of the Year winners. During the 2016-2017 school year, the Buffalos’ football team made it to the 5A quarterfinals, the basketball team…

Jun 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Barfield goes to the Red Sox as Skeeters struggle »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Jeremy Barfield got the call he’s been waiting for last week when the Boston Red Sox purchased his contract from the Sugar Land Skeeters. Last year’s MVP for both the team and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball is now with…

May 31 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
School News

Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club Awards Scholarships to Local Texas A&M Students »

The Fort Bend County Aggie Moms’ Club, an organization of friendship, education, networking and support, recently announced the recipients of the 2017 scholarships and its…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Stafford karate teacher hopes to compete in Olympics »

Kickstart Kids helps youngsters learn martial arts By Stafford MSD Communications Rommel Gargoles is a 33-time world karate champion and a member of the United…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

FBISD students selected for Duke TIP Grand Recognition »

Fort Bend ISD recently announced that 37 students in the district qualified for Grand Recognition and 246 students qualified for State Recognition through the Duke…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Stafford third grader raises funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society »

By Stafford MSD Communications Lydia Mathew looked around her house and saw plenty of toys she hadn’t used in a while. So the Stafford Elementary…

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Sugar Land

Spazmatics in concert

The Spazmatics, a popular ’80s cover band, performs a post-game concert June 9 at Constellation Field after the Sugar Land Skeeters beat the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 7-4. Thousands of people remained after the game to…

Jun 21 2017 / Read More »
Missouri City

Missouri City outlines sidewalk repair plan

In 2014, the citizens of Missouri City approved a bond referendum whereby sidewalk repair/replacement was identified as one of the recipients of funds from the bond issue. Further, in 2016 additional funds were also earmarked by…

Jun 14 2017 / Read More »
Stafford

Beaumont native Mark Chesnutt brings traditional country music to Stafford on June 16

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star On “Tradition Lives,” the new CD from Mark Chesnutt, Texas fans will relate to songs like “They’ve Never Been to Texas” and “Hot” when he performs at the…

Jun 14 2017 / Read More »
Richmond

Richmond’s Freeman Town Park begins taking shape

The City of Richmond’s Freeman Town Park should soon see heavy construction beginning as the construction contract was awarded to South Pool and Spa at a recent Commission meeting. This new park, located near Burnet Street…

Apr 19 2017 / Read More »
Rosenberg

Rosenberg Railroad Museum celebrating 15 years with Garden Cocktail Party

Honorary gala chairs, Fort Bend County Commissioner Vincent and Regina Morales, will host the Rosenberg Railroad Museum’s 15th anniversary Garden Cocktail Party presented by Legacy Ford of Rosenberg. The event takes place on June 3 from…

May 31 2017 / Read More »
Meadows Place

Meadows Place Fishing Derby was a succcess

The Sun had barely come up over the houses as the rest of the fishermen and their parents made their way to the Lake at McGrath Park for the 4th Annual Kid Fish Derby.  The extra-warm…

Sep 3 2015 / Read More »
Fort Bend ISD

@FtBendAthletics: Woods-Richardson voted District 20 6A most valuable player

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Kempner’s pitching ace, Simeon Woods-Richardson, was voted the most valuable player of District 20 6A. Travis third baseman Kevin Ortiz was voted newcomer of the year, and Ridge…

Jun 14 2017 / Read More »
Colleges

Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club Awards Scholarships to Local Texas A&M Students

The Fort Bend County Aggie Moms’ Club, an organization of friendship, education, networking and support, recently announced the recipients of the 2017 scholarships and its graduating seniors. The organization seeks to support students through scholarships and…

Jun 21 2017 / Read More »

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