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Local teens undergo ‘CSI’ training in Sugar Land »

By Edwin Vega For the Fort Bend Star As part of the Teen Academy and a new two-week program, local area students had the opportunity to practice what many have…

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Persistence pays off for local actress »

By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star Valerie and Davis Tolman remember sitting at a local movie theater in 2015 and watching their daughter Allison’s face appear on…

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend County Collaborative Information System holding Back to School event »

Fort Bend County Collaborative Information System (FBCCIS) is hosting its third annual countywide Back to School event on Aug. 19, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at University of Houston,…

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Mayfield Park expansion to begin soon »

Sugar Land City Council recently approved approximately $1 million for the expansion of Mayfield Park. The park is located behind the former Imperial Sugar refinery site near U.S. Highway 90A…

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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…

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Excellence for nonprofit leadership class of 2018 kicks off in Galveston »

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce in partnership with The George Foundation are celebrating another year of the premier Excellence for Nonprofit Leadership program. Registration is now open and it…

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A year later, dog rescued from flood living the good life »

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star A year after being rescued from the Brazos River floods in 2016,…

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OakBend Medical Center CEO wins entrepreneur award »

EY has announced that Joe Freudenberger of OakBend Medical Center, the last remaining independent hospital in the Greater Houston Area,…

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Fair announces entertainment lineup »

Fowler, Park, Trevino, Sarah, Bush coming to the stage A Grammy winner, a Texas music pioneer and an alumnus of…

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Cruise offered the journey of a lifetime on many levels »

Let me tell you about my summer vacation. As cliché as it is, I just returned from one of the…

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honored with quality achievement award for stroke care »

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been recognized for its commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke…

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George Ranch schedules historic July 4 celebration »

Spend Independence Day steeped in history this year at the George Ranch Historical Park. Guests will enjoy special activities such…

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Communities to celebrate July 4 »

There will be no shortage of Independence Day celebrations in the area. Below are ones that have been announced recently:…

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Fort Bend stakeholders to rally for single payer health care reform »

Group hopes to build support for HR 676 Medicare For All legislation The Fort Bend Community Action Network (Fort Bend…

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Sugar Land councilwoman sworn in »

The Sugar Land City Council canvassed the official June 10 runoff election returns on June 20, and Carol K. McCutcheon…

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@SkeeterBytes: Skeeters grounds crew wins award for excellence »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star As a kid, one of the thrills of going to a professional baseball game was to walk onto the concourse and see for the first time, the greenest and lushest grass you had ever seen. Today, Constellation…

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@SkeeterBytes: Ahrens solidifies Skeeters »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star On May 15, the Skeeters acquired Kevin Ahrens in a trade with Lancaster. Ahrens quickly took over the shortstop job and from the clean-up slot is leading the team in runs-batted-in. It has been an up-and-down journey…

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Stafford 7-on-7 goes to state »

For the third time in four years, Stafford qualified for the state 7-on-7 tournament, June 29-July 1 in College Station. The Spartans won the La Marque Qualifying Tournament, defeating Silsbee, 27-22, in the championship game.…

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@SkeeterBytes: Atlantic League commissioner still expects Texas expansion »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Rick White, commissioner of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB), continues to work on expanding the number of teams in Texas. “We are working with three communities in Texas who want to join the ALPB. It…

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: Woods-Richardson voted District 20 6A most valuable player »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Kempner’s pitching ace, Simeon Woods-Richardson, was voted the most valuable player of District 20 6A. Travis third baseman Kevin Ortiz was voted newcomer of the year, and Ridge Point coach Clinton Welch was voted coach of the…

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@SkeeterBytes: Barfield hot in Portland »

Skeeters ready to come home By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Former Sugar Land Skeeter Jeremy Barfield is on a hot streak with Portland (Maine) of the Eastern League. In his first eleven games with the Sea Dogs, his batting average is .318…

Jun 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Deer Park beats Travis to earn berth in state tournament »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star With two outs in the eighth inning and the bases loaded with Deer, Deer Park’s Jacobi Martinez drew a walk-off walk to send the Deer to the state tournament in Austin this weekend. The final score last…

Jun 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: 2016-17 The Year of the Buffalo »

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star The Marshall High School Buffalos have been selected as the Fort Bend Star Athletic Program of the Year winners. During the 2016-2017 school year, the Buffalos’ football team made it to the 5A quarterfinals, the basketball team…

Jun 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
School News

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County supports summer reading program »

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County spearheaded a summer reading program for first graders attending Title 1 schools throughout the county. Facilitators from each of the school…

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Dulles student to travel with Youth Ambassadors to Columbia »

Louise Zeng, 16, of Missouri City is one of 10 youths traveling to Washington, D.C., for one week and onward to Colombia for three weeks…

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Dulles student wins Scholastic Art and Writing Awards gold medal »

Lauren Yanga, a sophomore from Dulles High School, has earned National Gold medal in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Lauren’s art work “Never…

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club Awards Scholarships to Local Texas A&M Students »

The Fort Bend County Aggie Moms’ Club, an organization of friendship, education, networking and support, recently announced the recipients of the 2017 scholarships and its…

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

Local teens undergo ‘CSI’ training in Sugar Land

By Edwin Vega For the Fort Bend Star As part of the Teen Academy and a new two-week program, local area students had the opportunity to practice what many have only seen on television. The teens…

Jun 28 2017 / Read More »
Missouri City

Missouri City Pops celebrates 30 years of entertaining Fort Bend communities

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star Thirty years is a long time to be making music together. Missouri City Pops, a group of diverse musicians who perform year-round all over Fort Bend County, play…

Jun 28 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

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

Rosenberg Railroad Museum celebrating 15 years with Garden Cocktail Party

Honorary gala chairs, Fort Bend County Commissioner Vincent and Regina Morales, will host the Rosenberg Railroad Museum’s 15th anniversary Garden Cocktail Party presented by Legacy Ford of Rosenberg. The event takes place on June 3 from…

May 31 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: Woods-Richardson voted District 20 6A most valuable player

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Kempner’s pitching ace, Simeon Woods-Richardson, was voted the most valuable player of District 20 6A. Travis third baseman Kevin Ortiz was voted newcomer of the year, and Ridge…

Jun 14 2017 / Read More »
Colleges

Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club Awards Scholarships to Local Texas A&M Students

The Fort Bend County Aggie Moms’ Club, an organization of friendship, education, networking and support, recently announced the recipients of the 2017 scholarships and its graduating seniors. The organization seeks to support students through scholarships and…

Jun 21 2017 / Read More »

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