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The hardest working dogs at the rodeo »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Ivy, a seven-year-old border collie, is staring intently at the gate about 30 yards away. She knows that at any moment, three…

Mar 29 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sugar Land woman celebrates 108 years »

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star Back in 1909, everything was different. Theodore Roosevelt was leaving the White House to make room for William Howard Taft. The automobile…

Mar 29 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Mission4Mike fulfilling legacy of late Stafford baseball coach »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com At age 26, Michael Mesa was one of the youngest head high school baseball coaches in Texas. When he died suddenly last April from a heart…

Mar 29 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Fluor, Les Newton receive Sugar Land Legacy Awards »

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation recently awarded its first Sugar Land Legacy Awards to Les Newton, president of Planned Community Developers, and Fluor. The awards recognize those who have made…

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Fort Bend Cares 4th Annual Doggone Fun Run is April 22 »

Don’t get caught barking up the wrong tree. Join “top dog” sponsor Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and “leader of the pack” sponsors Sunoco Logistics, Sienna Plantation, and Travis’ Red…

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Keep Sugar Land Beautiful honored with Sustained Excellence Award »

Compiled by Joe Southern Keep Sugar Land Beautiful was recently honored with a Sustained Excellence Award at the Governor’s Community Achievement Awards (GCAA), one of the most prestigious annual environmental…

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Free income-tax help at Fort Bend County Libraries »

Fort Bend County Libraries will again host representatives from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), who will provide free…

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Measure would create police interaction education »

By Richard Lee For the Fort Bend Star High school students would receive instruction on what is expected of them…

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Sugar Land Earth Day Celebration scheduled for April 1 »

Sugar Land’s Earth Day Celebration – called Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rock – will be held Saturday, April 1, from…

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B.J. Thomas returning to his roots with Stafford show »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Are you hooked on a feeling? Do raindrops keep falling on your head? If you answered…

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County judge at odds with Senate over bill to reform property tax »

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com In his annual State of the County Address for the Central Fort Bend and Fort Bend…

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Local bareback rider retiring from rodeo on his own terms »

Clint Cannon is a character of a cowboy who is a cowboy with character. The 38-year-old bareback rider from Waller…

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Senate approves budget bill »

By Richard Lee For the Fort Bend Star The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed its version of the state budget…

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Stafford High School baseball player Daniel Davis slides safely into second base during a home game March 21 against Columbus. The Spartans lost the district opener 19-3.…

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@FtBendAthletics: For Marshall track team it’s all about Go Time »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Members of the Marshall High School boys track team know what coach Lloyd Banks means by Go Time. “Go Time is when the spotlight is on you and it’s time for you to perform,” Banks said. “Go…

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Kyle Drabek to bolster Skeeters roster Three others return to defend title »

The Sugar Land Skeeters announced that the club has signed former major leaguer and right-handed pitcher Kyle Drabek for the 2017 season. Drabek, who was an All-American player at The Woodlands High School, joins the Skeeters for his first season in Sugar Land and the…

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@FtBendAthletics: Travis and Kempner top pre-season baseball rankings »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star District 20-6A is loaded with baseball talent this spring. In one pre-season poll, Travis was first, Kempner third and Clements 17th. Throw in Austin, which is currently 12-4 this season, and you have the makings of a…

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

2016 Atlantic League Player of the Year Jeremy Barfield re-signs with Skeeters »

Baseball team inks several players to contracts The Sugar Land Skeeters recently announced that the club has re-signed the 2016 Atlantic League Player of the Year, outfielder Jeremy Barfield, for the 2017 season, in addition to several other players. Last season, the Houston native became…

Mar 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

@FtBendAthletics: Marshall finishes second in 5A state »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star All throughout their playoff season, the Fort Bend Marshall boys’ basketball team used aggressive defense to trigger scoring runs as they won their way to the state championship game. Last Saturday, the Buffalos came up one scoring…

Mar 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Stafford promotes Savanah to athletic director/head football coach »

The Stafford Municipal School District Board of Trustees chose the path of successful athletic continuity when it voted to name Ken Savanah as athletic director and head football coach during a special meeting recently. “We are delighted to have coach Ken Savanah take our athletic…

Mar 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Happy Hurricanes »

On Feb. 12, the 8U First Colony Hurricanes took home 1st Place in their division in Westbury Little League’s Hearts & Homers Tournament, with a 21-7 win in the championship game. Back in November, the mighty Hurricanes also took home 1st place in First Colony…

Mar 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
School News

Stafford robot performs well in regional competition »

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In front of 2,300 robot fans at the FIRST Robotics Lone Star Central Regional, the Stafford Spartans…

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Area students honored by Fort Bend Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution »

The Fort Bend Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored four high school students as Good Citizens recently at the George Memorial Library.…

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Legacy Stadium approved as new name for Katy ISD’s second stadium »

With a unanimous vote of 7-0, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees recently approved Legacy Stadium as the new name for the second stadium, currently…

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Bush High School Theater Department selected to perform at Scotland arts showcase »

Widely recognized for its entertaining and innovative productions, The Bush High School Theater Department has been selected to perform at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe,…

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Sugar Land

Sugar Land woman celebrates 108 years

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star Back in 1909, everything was different. Theodore Roosevelt was leaving the White House to make room for William Howard Taft. The automobile industry was in its infancy. There…

Mar 29 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

Sustainable farm, Loam Agronomics, opens in Richmond

The Edible Group, the parent company that owns Edible Earth Resources, Agmenity and Farmstead, have begun planting and developing its 288-acre sustainable farm in Richmond: Loam Agronomics. This farm is one of the largest farms of…

Mar 22 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

@FtBendAthletics: For Marshall track team it’s all about Go Time

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Members of the Marshall High School boys track team know what coach Lloyd Banks means by Go Time. “Go Time is when the spotlight is on you and…

Mar 29 2017 / Read More »
Colleges

Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club scholarship application is now open

Every year, the Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club raises funds throughout the year to award scholarships to deserving students attending Texas A&M University – College Station, Galveston or Blinn TEAM. The scholarship program seeks to recognize…

Dec 28 2016 / Read More »

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