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Skeeters Outfielders Medchill says donating is a blessing »

By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com Whether it’s the little girl who lives across the street, or your co-worker who sits across the way from you, many of us know someone who…

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Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson, MD, FACS opens a practice in Sugar Land »

Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson would like to formally announce the opening of Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic in the Sugar Land area. Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic offers a…

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La Leche League of Fort Bend is looking for new members »

Do you have questions about breastfeeding? You are not alone! While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art. Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Union Pacific adds a second track in Fort Bend County »

Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on a multi-million dollar project that will extend a second rail line through Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City, as part of an overall…

Aug 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Nalco Champion announces major headquarters expansion »

The City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Development Corporation have approved an incentive package to support major new plans by Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company, to consolidate its…

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Johnson Development moves forward with Imperial and Harvest Green »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Shay Shafie is a busy guy these days. Shafie, a long term residential development professional and…

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Arming teachers? Let’s find a middle ground solution… »

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We all care about children’s safety, so any ideas or solutions to further that goal come from a good place.…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Civil Servant of the Week: FBSO’s Ron Skarpa »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com If an alligator or snake shows up at a house, yard or public place, law enforcement…

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Fort Bend County names new Facilities and Planning Director »

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James D. Knight has been selected as Fort Bend County’s new Facilities Management and Planning Director, a position that has…

Aug 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Clarification »

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From the Aug. 20 issue Elementary No. 47 in Riverstone is part of the proposed $484 million bond that will…

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Fort Bend Brewing Company continues to grow »

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com With the craft beer phenomenon growing everyday, Bigger. Bolder. Texas Brewed. – is the spirited anthem…

Aug 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Residents to move into new Sienna Plantation development by late 2015 »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The Sienna Plantation will double in the next five years, with new residents expected to move…

Aug 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fraud case »

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The Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a case last Wednesday where residents received a disconcerting phone call. The resident said a caller claimed he was with the IRS office in Washington, D.C. and was  doing an audit The caller tried to extract personal…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Forgery case »

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Two Houston men were arrested and charged with forgery by Sugar Land Police at 1:20 p.m. on Aug. 19 at the First Colony Mall. Calvin Wayne Green Jr., 24, and Chimene Chiwei Hamilton Onyeri, 26, were detained after they allegedly attempted to use counterfeit main…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Wade arrested for assault »

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Missouri City police arrested Adam Tyree Wade and charged him with assault in the 9000 block of Bolton at 12:03 p.m. on Aug. 17. A female alleged that Wade, 34, assaulted her, and officers at the scene determined there was probably cause to make an…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Crime stoppers award »

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Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay up to $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect believed to be associated with a large marijuana cultivation operation. The person of interest is Benigno Ramirez, a Hispanic male. Ramirez is a Mexican…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Upcoming Labor Day weekend will be a ‘No Refusal Weekend’ in Fort Bend »

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Law enforcement agencies in Fort Bend County this weekend will be looking for drivers who are impaired by alcohol or other substances in a “No Refusal Weekend.” The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office will serve as the Command Post this year, and the event will…

Aug 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Sports

OPENING WEEKEND SCHEDULE »

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Thursday’s games Katy Seven Lakes at Travis  (Mercer), 6 p.m. Brazosport at Willowridge (Hall), 7 p.m. Austin at Klein Forest, 7 p.m. Friday’s games Dulles…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Skeeters Outfielders Medchill says donating is a blessing

By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com Whether it’s the little girl who lives across the street, or your co-worker who sits across the way from you, many of us know someone who has been diagnosed with an ailment…

Aug 29 2014 / Read More »
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Missouri City named sixth safest city in Texas

Missouri City was recently honored as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas by real estate website Movoto. Compiling crime data from the top 100 most populous municipalities in Texas, Movoto used the FBI’s…

Aug 26 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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Job search survival tips offered at library 

Have you been searching for a job and not having any luck? Maybe it’s time for a change in your game plan. George Memorial Library will present a free, two-part series of “Job-Search Survival Tips,” beginning…

Jul 30 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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OPENING WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Thursday’s games Katy Seven Lakes at Travis  (Mercer), 6 p.m. Brazosport at Willowridge (Hall), 7 p.m. Austin at Klein Forest, 7 p.m. Friday’s games Dulles at North Forest, 7 p.m. East Bernard at Stafford, 7 p.m.…

Aug 28 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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