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Former Missouri City council member declares candidacy for former seat »

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Former two-term Missouri City council member Bobby Marshall declared his candidacy for the District A city council election on May 9. Marshall, a 53-year-old business owner…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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WCMC visits to Missouri City Police Department »

The Woman’s Club of Missouri City, (WCMC) dropped by the Missouri City Police Station at 3849 Cartwright Road in Missouri City on the morning of Feb. 17, with cookies, cupcakes, brownies…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Stafford council approves developer application for mixed use property »

The Stafford City Council unanimously approved Street Level Investments’ (SLI) application to develop a 192-acre, $500 million mixed use development project where the Texas Instruments property is located, early Thursday morning.…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land family sues Boy Scouts over son’s death »

The Evans family, of Sugar Land, changed forever in October 2012 when 10-year-old James died after being run over by a golf cart at a Boy Scouts of America recruiting…

Feb 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Ladybugs bring joy to seniors on Valentines Day »

The Ladybugs of Fort Bend County have been fluttering about bringing joy and spreading lots of cheer to Fort Bend patrons.  Recently, some of the Ladybugs visited  the patrons at the Silverado Memory Care…

Feb 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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MC’s Smith faces Kemp in re-election campaign »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City council member Don Smith (District B) won his most recent re-election campaign by 81…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend club celebrates a classic instrument »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend County native Vince Ramos has been playing the accordion for more than 50 years.…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

COMMENTARY: Do we throw in the towel on commuter rail? »

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When pondering commuter rail in Fort Bend County, I often pose the question, “will it happen in our lifetime?” Well,…

Feb 25 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Four candidates vying for FBISD board seat in May »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend ISD Position 6 trustee Jenny Bailey ran on a platform of change when she…

Feb 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Filmmaker shares grandparents courageous story at Clements High School screening »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com When Massachusetts-based filmmaker Artemis Joukowsky III was a freshman in high school in the early 1980s,…

Feb 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

DEVELOPMENT NOTEBOOK: Former MC Cinema to become performing arts hall »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City doesn’t currently have a performing arts hall, but that could change as soon as…

Feb 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

COMMENTARY: Now is the time to Re-authorize “No Child Left Behind” »

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Thirteen years after being enacted by Congress, it appears the time has finally come to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary…

Feb 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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MC woman charged with ID theft, wire fraud »

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A Missouri City woman has been arrested and charged with stealing more than a million dollars from her boss, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Michelle Robyn Freytag, 47, is charged with aggravated identity theft and wire fraud in a 20-count federal indictment.…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Report: Houston serial shooter started in Missouri City »

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It is a very frightening scenario that police say is almost always the same – the victim just walking, when a car pulls up, and the man driving starts shooting, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. That has happened at least five times…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Sugar Land crime rate drops significantly »

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Part 1 crimes in Sugar Land decreased 12.75 percent last year while the City’s five-year trend shows an overall decrease of more than 26 percent. The results were included in the Sugar Land Police Department’s 2014 Annual Report and placed Sugar Land’s crime rate at…

Feb 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fresno man sentenced to 45 years in sex abuse case »

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Anthony Davis was sentenced to 45 years in prison last Wednesday in an agreement with prosecutors after a jury found him guilty of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.  The 43-year old Fresno man was tried and convicted of abusing a young girl repeatedly in…

Feb 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Suspect runs into traffic, struck by vehicle on Southwest Freeway »

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A man being subdued by authorities ran into traffic and was struck by a vehicle on the Southwest Freeway, deputies said Tuesday. The man later died at the hospital, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. According to Sugar Land police, the accident cleared…

Feb 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Travis High grad shines for HBU »

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Anthony Odunsi’s basketball career has taken him from the high school powerhouse of Travis High to nearly every corner…

Feb 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land family sues Boy Scouts over son’s death

The Evans family, of Sugar Land, changed forever in October 2012 when 10-year-old James died after being run over by a golf cart at a Boy Scouts of America recruiting event in Austin County, according to…

Feb 25 2015 / Read More »
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Former Missouri City council member declares candidacy for former seat

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Former two-term Missouri City council member Bobby Marshall declared his candidacy for the District A city council election on May 9. Marshall, a 53-year-old business owner who served on council from 2009-13,…

Feb 26 2015 / Read More »
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Stafford council approves developer application for mixed use property

The Stafford City Council unanimously approved Street Level Investments’ (SLI) application to develop a 192-acre, $500 million mixed use development project where the Texas Instruments property is located, early Thursday morning. Mayor Leonard Scarcella and council members…

Feb 26 2015 / Read More »
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Richmond native traveled to Washington D.C. for medical conference

Richmond native Brittnee MacIntyre, a December 2014 master’s degree graduate of the UTHealth School of Nursing, has been chosen as the only student in the nation who will go to Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21 to provide…

Jan 21 2015 / Read More »
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Rosenberg Mayor will run for County Commissioner, Precinct 1

Rosenberg Mayor Vincent M. Morales, Jr. announced his candidacy today to serve the citizens of Fort Bend County by running for Precinct 1 Commissioner. Morales, in his second term as mayor of Rosenberg, cited his desire…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
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Meadows Place receives rare national distinction

The City of Meadows Place welcomed Deputy State Fire Marshall Jesse Williams and Insurance Services Office (ISO) Manager Phillip Bradley to their October council meeting to award a rare distinction on the City of Meadows Place…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
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Travis High grad shines for HBU

By Adrian Martin For The Star Anthony Odunsi’s basketball career has taken him from the high school powerhouse of Travis High to nearly every corner of the United States. But after a long journey, Odunsi, 22,…

Feb 25 2015 / Read More »
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WCJC receives National Recognition

Wharton County Junior College has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 100% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

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