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Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Oyster Creek »

The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located along Oyster Creek near Lexington Boulevard. The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Creek Women’s Association “Holiday Treasures” Market »

The Sugar Creek Country Club Women’s Association continues its longtime tradition of sponsoring their spectacular annual market, “Holiday Treasures”, on Nov. 6 at the Sugar Creek Country Club, 420 Country…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Investigation into Albright sign theft continues »

The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office is still investigating a misdemeanor theft case from May. Then-Fort Bend ISD school board member and Position 4 candidate, Bruce Albright, had been…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Refinancing Saves Sugar Land Taxpayers $2.95 Million »

Sugar Land recently refinanced five series of bonds that will save City taxpayers a total of $2.95 million over the next 12 years and reduce the City’s interest rate from…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Classic Chev Sugar Land promotes networking with car party »

Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land hosts another great party.  This one, not unlike the dealership’s environment, was inviting, festive and so totally stress free, just as the dealership’s slogan invites…relax, enjoy…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fort Bend DA: Grievances will be “answered vigorously” »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The Fort Bend Commissioners Court voted to hire outside counsel to defend Fort Bend County District…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

FBISD Board of Trustees acquire land for schools »

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On Oct. 13, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees met during a Special Called Meeting and unanimously approved the…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

DISTRICT 26 – Rick Miller (Republican), Amber Paaso (Democrat) »

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What is your proudest accomplishment in politics? RM: My proudest moment in my political career and service as State Representative…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Civil Servant of the Week: Renee Chaffin »

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com For 28 years, Renee Chaffin has worked for Fort Bend County. Fort Bend County Sheriff  Troy…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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THE COACH — As the train knifes through the night like a silver snake, there are sounds of a struggle,…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month »

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Twenty-two wreaths with purple ribbons have been placed in front of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office for a reason. Each one of those wreaths represents a death in connection with Domestic Violence in the Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction since 2008. The month of October is…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Burglars target two Fort Bend pharmacies »

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Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects who burglarized two Houston-area pharmacies. At about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the MedX…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

FBSO arrests Houston man, charges him with sexual abuse of a child »

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After conducting an online sting operation, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a Houston man for sexually assaulting a child and other charges. The victim’s mother contacted the Sheriff’s Office concerning her daughter, who was 13 years old at the time of the…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Suspect sues city of Stafford, officer »

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Jay Mazoch has filed a federal lawsuit in Houston, alleging that the Stafford Police Department and one of its officers used excessive force in October 2012. The city issued a statement, strongly disagreeing with the lawsuit brought forth by the 22-year-old Mazoch, who was indicted…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Missouri City man arrested for evading arrest in Sugar Land »

Sugar Land police arrested Missouri City resident George Calvin Williams at 3:57 a.m. Oct. 12 in the 2300 block of Long Reach Drive, charging the 33-year-old with evasion and resisting arrest. An SPD officer tried to stop a speeding vehicle in the 3000 block of…

Oct 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Athlete Spotlight: Ridge Point High’s Brooke Rutherford »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Ridge Point High senior setter/outside hitter Brooke Rutherford is ready to help the Panthers win their first district championship in volleyball.…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Oyster Creek

The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located along Oyster Creek near Lexington Boulevard. The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile on Oct. 22. The City increased…

Oct 24 2014 / Read More »
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Children’s Author Gary Soto to speak at Missouri City Branch Library

Poet and author of numerous books for adults and children Gary Soto will read from and sign copies of a selection of his books at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library on at 7…

Oct 2 2014 / Read More »
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City of Stafford strongly disagrees with suspect’s lawsuit

Jay Mazoch has filed a federal lawsuit in Houston, alleging that the Stafford Police Department and one of its officers used excessive force in October 2012. The city issued a statement, strongly disagreeing with the lawsuit…

Oct 14 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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Smith to bring himself & Dibbles Jr. to Fort Bend County Fair

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Granger Smith built his career as a popular country music in Texas as a poignant, thoughtful singer-songwriter. His alter-ego, Earl Dibbles Jr., is a wild country boy who has a penchant for…

Sep 25 2014 / Read More »
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Investigation into Albright sign theft continues

The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office is still investigating a misdemeanor theft case from May. Then-Fort Bend ISD school board member and Position 4 candidate, Bruce Albright, had been arrested for stealing another signs from…

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »
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Athlete Spotlight: Ridge Point High’s Brooke Rutherford

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Ridge Point High senior setter/outside hitter Brooke Rutherford is ready to help the Panthers win their first district championship in volleyball. “It’s been really fun,” Rutherford said. “Our outside hitters and middle…

Oct 24 2014 / 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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