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Butterflies, Bees and Plants, Oh My! »

Where will you find a butterfly garden, bee hives and an amazing selection of plants to create your own enviable ecosystem? Why, the 16th Annual Sugar Land Garden Club Plant Sale…

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First Colony Branch Library Book Clubs announce October Selections »

Whether you enjoy classic literature or a gritty crime novel, Fort Bend County Libraries invites you to share that love of reading with other book lovers at one of First…

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Missouri City PD promotes Capt. Bothell to Assistant Chief »

The Missouri City Police Department is continuing to build on its proud legacy of leadership with the recent promotion of Lance Bothell from Captain to Assistant Chief of Police. Assistant…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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City to Host 10th Anniversary of Fort Bend’s Longest-Running Business Expo Sept. 29 at Hampton Inn & Suites »

Marking a milestone anniversary, Business Showcase will partner with Missouri City on Monday, Sept. 29, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to host its 10th Annual EXPO at the Hampton…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Applied Optoelectronics expands its Sugar Land headquarters »

The City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Development Corporation recently approved an agreement to support expansion plans by Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI) that will potentially bring more than…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital earns National Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer »

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The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Opinion split on GPS for district buses »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend ISD parent Kristine McKenzie Gentry thinks  the district is taking a step forward by…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Heat-related illnesses at football game »

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Fifteen students received medical attention for non-life threatening heat-related illness last Saturday during the football game between Bush High and…

Sep 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Former New Yorker reflects upon Sept. 11 tragedy »

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By Christina Martinez christina@theleadernews.com This week will mark thirteen years since September 11, 2001. On that day, two airplanes were…

Sep 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Parents concerned about school crosswalk »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Sugar Land resident Janie Munoz Sanchez has spent a considerable amount of time trying to get…

Sep 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Get ready for the next ALS Challenge (no ice involved) »

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For the past few months, you’ve seen countless social media posts and videos about Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket…

Sep 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Creekstone parents concerned about their kids walking to Elkins High »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Three hundred and eighty-parents in the Creekstone Village subdivision – which is located in unincorporated Fort…

Sep 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Warren sentenced to four years in Casares case »

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Michael Forrest Warren was sentenced to 4 years in prison on September 12, 2014 after pleading guilty to Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. The 61-year-old Richmond man appeared before 400th District Court Judge Clifford J. Vacek during a hearing to determine his punishment. According…

Sep 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Rodriguez sentenced to life »

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Luis Carlos Rodriguez was sentenced to life without parole on September 4, 2014 after a jury convicted him of Capital Murder.  The 36 year-old Pasadena man was charged with beating a man to death during a robbery in May of 2006. According to Assistant District…

Sep 9 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

‘No Refusal Weekend’ results in 36 Fort Bend County arrests »

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During the Labor Day Weekend, law enforcement agencies in Fort Bend County made 36 arrests of persons who were impaired by alcohol or other substances in a “No Refusal Weekend.” The objective of the weekend was to enhance patrols on Fort Bend County roadways in…

Sep 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Juvenile arrested »

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A juvenile was arrested for assaulting a family member, who suffered non-life threatening injuries at 3:05 a.m. on Aug. 25 in the 2000 block of Wingedfoot Drive in Missouri City. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.…

Sep 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Assault case »

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Missouri City police responded to a disturbance between neighbors at 7:03 p.m. on Aug. 25 in the 4200 block of Palmer Plantation. A preliminary investigation revealed that a weapon may have been displayed during the incident. There were no injuries and no arrests made, but…

Sep 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Eagles’ volleyball leader »

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Fort Bend Christian sophomore middle blocker Taylor Bannister (No. 7) has received attention from multiple Division I schools and would like to play for Texas…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Butterflies, Bees and Plants, Oh My!

Where will you find a butterfly garden, bee hives and an amazing selection of plants to create your own enviable ecosystem? Why, the 16th Annual Sugar Land Garden Club Plant Sale and amazing FALL FESTIVAL, of course!…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »
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Missouri City PD promotes Capt. Bothell to Assistant Chief

The Missouri City Police Department is continuing to build on its proud legacy of leadership with the recent promotion of Lance Bothell from Captain to Assistant Chief of Police. Assistant Chief Bothell received a special recognition…

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »
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Stafford City Council will consider Legacy-related ordinance on Tuesday

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The city of Stafford will likely have the opportunity to replace the departing Texas Instruments headquarters with the new, The Legacy at Stafford mixed-use development. But there’s still plenty of work to…

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »
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Sheriff investigates indecent exposure suspect

Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who exposed himself early Tuesday morning in a Richmond-area subdivision. At about 7:50 a.m.…

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »
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Fort Bend Chamber to host luncheon with Mayor Scarcella

The Central Fort Bend Chamber in Rosenberg represents the area business community in the development of goals and programs that will bring about economic growth, constructive change, and improvement in the quality of life. The Nominating…

Aug 5 2014 / Read More »
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Drive-Thru ordinance could boost Meadows Place

By Karen Daniels For The Star When zoning first came to the City of Meadows Place in 1985, there was an ordinance that did not allow for commercial properties to have a drive-thru. “At the time,…

Aug 6 2014 / Read More »
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Eagles’ volleyball leader

Fort Bend Christian sophomore middle blocker Taylor Bannister (No. 7) has received attention from multiple Division I schools and would like to play for Texas or LSU. Bannister, 15, hopes to lead FBCA to its fourth…

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »
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Deadline for Wharton County Junior College presidential scholars extended

Wharton County Junior College students who have not yet signed up for the Presidential Scholars Program still have time. The deadline for applying to the special program has been extended to Monday, Sept. 15. Group members…

Aug 8 2014 / Read More »

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