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Sugar Land City Council approves Clark Condon Associates Contract »

The Sugar Land City Council approved a contract for the full design and construction administration of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Parking and Plaza project adjacent to the Smart…

Apr 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fort Bend Exchange Club dedicates two awareness fields for Child Abuse Awareness Month »

The Exchange Club of Fort Bend received  proclamations from Mayor Allen Owen of Missouri City and Stafford City Councilman, Cecil Willis,  declaring April as Child Abuse Awareness Month in both…

Apr 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Camo Cookers conquer competition at American Legion Crawfish Boil »

The Camo Cookers took top title in the American Legion Post 942 Crawfish Boil contest earlier this month at the post’s Legion Hall in Sugar Land.  Facing off against almost…

Apr 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Gracepoint Homes Builds New Brownstones in Sugar Land »

By Subhrata Barot For The Star Houston-based Gracepoint Homes is in the process of building Brownstones in Imperial Sugar Land. The homebuilder will construct 35, three-story luxury homes in the…

Apr 15 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Quail Valley Middle wins state math competition »

Quail Valley Middle School won first place in a state-math competition last month in Austin. The event was sponsored by the Texas Association of Professional Engineers. Students competed in complex,…

Apr 10 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Methodist Sugar Land to host Cancer Survivors Day »

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is joining nearly 14 million American cancer survivors in celebrating the 28th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®   this year. Also being recognized are the many…

Apr 9 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Needville family digs archaeology »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Needville resident Jay Roussel first got involved in archaeology when his daughters expressed interest in it.…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services announces new Director of Emergency Medical Service »

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Fort Bend County Health & Human Services is pleased to announce that Victor “Graig” Temple has accepted the position as Director…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Travis’ Cunningham calls it a career »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Randy Cunningham built the foundation for the Travis High football program when the school opened in…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Congressman Green supports “good earmarks” »

U.S. Rep. Al Green (D-Houston) was the guest of honor at the Missouri City Leadership Luncheon last Thursday. Green addressed multiple topics in his speech, including the importance of bringing back “good earmarks” to congress. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com U.S. Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) was the guest of honor for Missouri City’s Leadership Luncheon last…

Apr 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Teaching about the United Nations »

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Fort Bend County key women educators of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International helped host a CTAUN: Committee on Teaching…

Apr 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

CIVIL SERVANT OF THE WEEK: Sartartia Middle School Orchestra Director Ann Victor »

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Ann Victor, the Orchestra Director at Sartartia Middle School, is the recipient of the 2015 Spec’s Charitable Foundation Award for…

Apr 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Battle for the Fittest Superintendent: Million Mile Month Challenge Begins  »

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Fort Bend ISD Superintendent Dr. Charles Dupre is asking the Fort Bend ISD community to help the District as it…

Apr 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Alohaneke arrested for murder »

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A 56-year-old man faces a murder charge after a deadly incident that occurred last Wednesday evening in a Mission Bend home. Osa Alohaneke is accused of killing a woman in her home, located at 16315 Alametos Drive. Alohaneke said the victim was his fiancée and…

Apr 16 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office partners in sting that arrests 12 child sex crime suspects »

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The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office and partners in the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) concluded special operations over a three-day period last week that led to the arrest of 12 suspects. The objective of the operation was to identify and…

Mar 31 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Missouri City PD investigates robbery »

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Officers were dispatched to the 3100 block of Confederate South in the Vicksburg subdivision in Missouri City to an aggravated robbery which had just occurred. When officers arrived on location, the victim told officers he had ran an ad on “Craigslist” reference selling a cell…

Mar 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Sheriff investigates eyeglass thefts »

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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 stole thousands of dollars’ worth of designer eyeglass frames. At 4:16 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2015, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies…

Mar 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Richmond man sentenced to 35 years for sexually abusing child »

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Samuel Hopkins pled guilty and was sentenced to 35 years in prison with no parole in each of two child abuse cases on March 13, 2015. The 35-year old Richmond man was charged with Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child and the Aggravated Sexual…

Mar 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Travis’ Cunningham calls it a career »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Randy Cunningham built the foundation for the Travis High football program when the school opened in the fall of 2006. Now,…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land City Council approves Clark Condon Associates Contract

The Sugar Land City Council approved a contract for the full design and construction administration of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Parking and Plaza project adjacent to the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land. The…

Apr 17 2015 / Read More »
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Quail Valley Middle wins state math competition

Quail Valley Middle School won first place in a state-math competition last month in Austin. The event was sponsored by the Texas Association of Professional Engineers. Students competed in complex, high level problem solving. The QV…

Apr 10 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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Fort Bend inmates graduate from H-VAC/Electrical program

A year ago, construction of an Inmate Vocational Center began at the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, and a year later, the new vocational program produced the first inmates to complete the H-VAC/ Electrical program. This…

Apr 8 2015 / Read More »
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Sheriff’s Office: Four-year-old boy drowns near Rosenberg

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal drowning incident Wednesday afternoon just north of Rosenberg. At 2:25 p.m., Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a drowning call in the 1300 block of Cumings Road.…

Mar 18 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’ Cunningham calls it a career

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Randy Cunningham built the foundation for the Travis High football program when the school opened in the fall of 2006. Now, Cunningham, 58, has decided to retire from coaching after 34 seasons…

Apr 18 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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