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City to host Sugar Land Strong event »

Sugar Land will hold a community event called “Sugar Land Strong” on Sept. 23, at 5 p.m., at Sugar Land Town Square. The event is intended to honor residents, local…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Flashback Friday: Totally ’80s is theme for Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Gala »

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chairman’s Gala will be held on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at Safari Texas Ranch. This year’s theme is Flashback Friday: Totally ’80s. The…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Annual Exchange Club of Fort Bend Duck Golf Classic set »

The Exchange Club of Fort Bend is gearing up for its Annual Duck Golf Classic. The scramble will be on Oct. 16 at the Pecan Grove County Club in Richmond.…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Missouri City Police Officers Association Annual Golf Tournament re-scheduled »

The Missouri City Police Officers Association Annual Golf Tournament has been re-scheduled for Friday, Oct. 27, at the Quail Valley City Centre and Golf Course. Participants, please check the new…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Missouri City needs to be better prepared »

Dear Editor: It’s probably not too early to look at the lessons learned through the catastrophic Harvey experience for our town. For those whose houses were flooded, I personally express…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Missouri City holding drug take back event »

Missouri City will again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to accept unwanted medication free of charge at a National Drug “Take Back” event, providing residents the opportunity to safely…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend Forward Harvey Recovery Fund to help victims »

Hurricane Harvey caused widespread, catastrophic damage throughout Texas and along the Gulf Coast. Fort Bend County experienced devastating floods with 22 percent of the county impacted by high water and…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Il Primo Pizza & Wings honors first responders »

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star Si Mendoza honors those who serve, respond, and protect. Every year on…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Lamar’s Randle up for Superintendent of the Year award »

Lamar CISD Superintendent Dr. Thomas Randle is one of only five public school administrators from across Texas selected as state…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend County Fair time »

Parade, All-Star line up highlight annual event Compiled by Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The 2017 Fort Bend County Fair begins its…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Declining revenues force Sugar Land to raise taxes »

City adopts tax rate, budget for 2018 The Sugar Land City Council was to consider the 2017 tax rate and…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Beware of Hurricane Harvey repair and clean-up scams »

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Attorney General Ken Paxton warned those in affected areas to guard against contracting scams…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Skeeters, Texans, rose up in time of need during Hurricane Harvey »

What a difference a little wind and rain can make. Granted, when that wind and rain come in the form…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sen. Kolkhorst re-appointed to statewide committee to study coastal barriers »

State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst has been re-appointed to a Joint Legislative Interim Committee to study a Coastal Barrier System for…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Governor Abbott appoints Cannata 458th Judicial District Court judge »

Gov. Greg Abbott appointed Kenneth S. Cannata as judge of the 458th Judicial District Court in Fort Bend County for…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Skeeters finish season 67-73 »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The Sugar Land Skeeters ended this season the same way they did last year with a victory over the Long Island Ducks. The difference is, instead of winning the Atlantic League championship, the Skeeters notched a losing season and the Ducks…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Stafford beats Bellville, readies for Rattlers »

By Stafford MSD Communications Longtime Defensive Coordinator Ken Savanah earned his first career victory as a head coach Friday with Stafford’s 7-5 win over Bellville. It was the third time the Spartans held a team without a touchdown since the beginning of last season and…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: Fort Bend starts the season 4-7 »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star The Fort Bend ISD schools put Hurricane Harvey behind them and started their delayed football season by collecting 4 wins and 7 losses last weekend. Clear Lake 47, Clements 0 Clear Lake took advantage of Clements’ turnovers…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Jacksonville sacks Texans 29-7 »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Winning an NFL game is very tough and requires almost total devotion to preparation for the upcoming opponent. The Texans had too many distractions last week and lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars 29-7 on Sunday. The 71,710…

Sep 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Travis takes on Katy Taylor in scrimmage »

Backup Travis quarterback Kris Foster (10) passes the ball during the Tigers scrimmage against the Katy Taylor Mustangs on Sept. 9 James E. Taylor High School. Hurricane Harvey washed out the first two games of the high school football season, so many local teams scrimmaged…

Sep 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Skeeters in tight race to the finish »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Even though the Sugar Land Skeeters will finish the season with a losing record, the team still has a shot at making the playoffs next week. Because the Atlantic League takes the winners of each half of the season to the…

Sep 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: FBISD 11 Harvey 0 »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Hurricane Harvey may have washed out the first two weeks of the football season, but he didn’t come close to defeating the local football teams, volleyball teams, marching bands, drill teams, students, teachers, parents and sports fans.…

Sep 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
School News

Elkins 2017 salutatorian Gabrielle Le receives Youth Excellence award »

Each year, the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association honors outstanding high school students during its Youth Excellence Recognition Luncheon. The honorees are Houston-area, Vietnamese-American high…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend ISD students and staff Turn It Gold to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month »

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Fort Bend ISD joins the nation in supporting children and young adults affected with pediatric cancer, while spreading…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Businesses donate school supplies for Fort Bend ISD students »

Several Fort Bend ISD students will benefit greatly from the generous donation of school supplies provided by Aetna and OptumRx. To support the district with…

Sep 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Sugar Land

City to host Sugar Land Strong event

Sugar Land will hold a community event called “Sugar Land Strong” on Sept. 23, at 5 p.m., at Sugar Land Town Square. The event is intended to honor residents, local businesses, community organizations, employees and others…

Sep 21 2017 / Read More »
Missouri City

Missouri City Police Officers Association Annual Golf Tournament re-scheduled

The Missouri City Police Officers Association Annual Golf Tournament has been re-scheduled for Friday, Oct. 27, at the Quail Valley City Centre and Golf Course. Participants, please check the new date with your team to ensure…

Sep 21 2017 / Read More »
Stafford

Mission4Mike nonprofit hosts coed softball tournament

July 4 Softball Classic is all day July 1 at Houston Sportsplex Last April, the Stafford Municipal School District lost 26-year old coach and bilingual teacher Michael Mesa from a heart attack as baseball season ended.…

Jun 28 2017 / Read More »
Richmond

Annual Exchange Club of Fort Bend Duck Golf Classic set

The Exchange Club of Fort Bend is gearing up for its Annual Duck Golf Classic. The scramble will be on Oct. 16 at the Pecan Grove County Club in Richmond. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and…

Sep 21 2017 / Read More »
Rosenberg

OakBend evacuating Williams Way hospital

(UPDATE: OakBend Medical Center is re-opening its Williams Way facility, located at 22003 Southwest Freeway in Richmond. The hospital will have limited services available, including labor and delivery and emergency services. OakBend Medical Center continues to…

Aug 28 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

@FtBendAthletics: Fort Bend starts the season 4-7

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star The Fort Bend ISD schools put Hurricane Harvey behind them and started their delayed football season by collecting 4 wins and 7 losses last weekend. Clear Lake 47,…

Sep 21 2017 / Read More »
Colleges

TSTC welcomes new instructor, program

With more than 35 years of experience in his field, Dr. David Johnson comes to Texas State Technical College as the new Environmental Technology-Compliance Specialization instructor. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran got his start at TSTC…

Aug 16 2017 / Read More »

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