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Escape virtual reality and get into the game at Escape Room Games »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Get off the games and get into one at Escape Room Games of Missouri City and Sugar Land. The global phenomenon that encourages teamwork and super…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Skeeters wrap up Fan Fest, prepare for Family Fun Day »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The Sugar Land Skeeters hosted their annual Fan Fest last Saturday, giving fans the chance to come to Constellation Field to meet the team, take batting…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Petra Nova program a win-win for environment, energy production »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Calling it a win-win for the environment and energy production, Gov. Greg Abbott, Energy Secretary Rick Perry and a host of dignitaries gathered last Thursday at…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

OakBend Medical Center announces Restaurant Week fundraiser »

OakBend Medical Center announced its first Restaurant Week taking place from May 19-29. The fundraising idea was the brainchild of Daniel Ornelas of Ol’ Railroad Café, Andres Novoa of La…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Travis High School senior takes final bow with Houston Repertoire Ballet »

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star The Houston Repertoire Ballet (HRB), Houston’s premier pre-professional ballet company, presents the spring performance Celebration of Dance, which features Act II of…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation announces new seat cushions »

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) recently announced it has placed beautiful and comfortable new cushions in the Sugar Land Auditorium. The Take a Seat campaign to add the cushions…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Bill would let citizens vote before annexation »

By Richard Lee For the Fort Bend Star Registered voters in an area targeted for annexation by a city would…

Apr 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Education chair rolls out school finance reform package »

By Richard Lee For the Fort Bend Star The Senate Education Committee heard testimony Tuesday evening on a bill that…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Rep. Reynolds gives updates from Legislature »

State Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, has been busy in the regular session of the 85th Legislature. The following are…

Apr 19 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Panel considers extending school hold-harmless funding »

By Richard Lee For the Fort Bend Star A program to keep school districts from losing money under the 2006…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

700 robots to invade Houston this weekend »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The FIRST Championship is coming to Houston April 19-22, bringing 700 robot…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend ISD to issue green bonds to fund new schools »

The Fort Bend Independent School District will make history by becoming the first in Texas to issue green bonds, which…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Oak Ridge Boys rock the Redneck with energized show »

I’m singin’ Elvira and doing my oom poppa oom poppa mow mows. Thanks to Michael Berry, my wife and I…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Senate tentatively approves county clerk conscience-protection bill »

By Richard Lee For the Fort Bend Star County clerks with a sincerely held religious objection to same-sex marriage would…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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National Urban Professional Baseball League to launch new teams, hold tryouts »

The National Urban Professional Baseball League (NUPBL) will launch four new Urban Baseball League teams in the spring of 2018. The league is currently looking for new talent. Baseball players 17 years of age and older are invited to Houston area tryouts on June 14-15,…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Skeeters re-sign Marshall, add Patterson »

The Sugar Land Skeeters signed two more players to its 2017 defending championship roster. The most recent additions include the return of right-hand pitcher and former big leaguer Brett Marshall and Atlantic League catcher Chase Patterson. Marshall, 27, returns for his third stint with the…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Oladipo breaks another discus record at District 20-6A meet »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Gabriel Oladipo, a senior at Hightower, broke the discus record at the District 20-6A meet last week with a throw of 206 feet. He also won the shot put with a toss of 62 feet 11 inches,…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Spring training begins for Skeeters »

The Sugar Land Skeeters began spring training Monday at Constellation Field. The 2016 Atlantic League Champions will play three spring training games in preparation for the upcoming season. The club will host San Jacinto College in the first spring training game on April 14 and…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: Travis beats Kempner in nail-biter »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Travis ace Ryan Rickett was in a jam. He had a one run lead in the top of the seventh, the bases loaded, and no one out. But Rickett did what any ace would do, he had…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Astros’ expectations are high for 2017 »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With an exceptional starting eight that is probably second best in the major leagues – only the Cubs are better the Astros expect to be in the playoffs this fall. Manager A.J. Hinch will rely on his…

Apr 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: Oladipo breaks Texas Relays discus record Ridge Point, Travis soccer advance »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Gabriel Oladipo, a senior at Hightower, broke the Texas Relays high school discus record with a toss of 205 feet-1 inch. The old record was 204 feet-3 inches. Oladipo did even better the week before at the…

Apr 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
School News

TSTC cyber security students form campus’ first student club »

Inspired by the most common computer error, the 404 Computer Club was formed making it the first official student club at Texas State Technical College…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

TSTC homecoming: Instructor finds his way back a second time »

After five years away from Texas State Technical College, Artemio Olivares is back as the precision machining technology instructor at the college’s newest campus in…

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Eagle Scout Troop 1631 »

Daniel Penczak from Troop 1631, sponsored by the Sugar Land Optimist’s Club, is flanked by his mother, Alison and fellow Eagle Scout and father Bill…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Stafford MSD board member named to MASBA post »

The Mexican American School Board Members Association (MASBA) conducted its election of officers and board members at its annual business meeting held Feb. 25 in…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Sugar Land

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation announces new seat cushions

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) recently announced it has placed beautiful and comfortable new cushions in the Sugar Land Auditorium. The Take a Seat campaign to add the cushions to the original 394-seat auditorium began…

Apr 19 2017 / Read More »
Missouri City

Missouri City seeks input from residents

The City of Missouri City is seeking the public’s input on the city’s comprehensive plan as well as a redesign of the city’s website. A symposium will be held Tuesday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at…

Mar 22 2017 / Read More »
Stafford

Stafford Centre holiday lighting ceremony to feature first solar tree

The City of Stafford will add an environmental twist to its annual holiday festivities as the city marks the installation of the first solar tree of its kind in the nation. Stafford City Council members unanimously…

Dec 7 2016 / 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

More than 300 attend Rosenberg’s State of City address

Rosenberg Mayor Cynthia A. McConathy addressed key members of the community including business owners, community leaders and elected officials of Fort Bend County during a luncheon highlighting her vision for the future of the city at…

Mar 15 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

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Colleges

TSTC cyber security students form campus’ first student club

Inspired by the most common computer error, the 404 Computer Club was formed making it the first official student club at Texas State Technical College in Fort Bend County. The 404 Computer Club was founded by…

Apr 19 2017 / Read More »

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