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Christ Church School earns money by recycling drink pouches »

Christ Church School reaches first Level in TerraCycle® and Capri Sun® Contest Christ Church School students earn money and prizes for their school by collecting and recycling the drink pouches…

Jul 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Culver retires from 240th District Court »

Judge Tommy Culver retired from the 240th District Court at the end of June, and Gov. Greg Abbott will appoint a judge to serve the rest of his term, through…

Jul 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Missouri City’s Township Square is on the rise »

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Township Square, located in Missouri City near the intersection of FM 1092 and Texas Hwy. 6, is the oldest shopping center in the city. But until…

Jul 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Brazos Bend State Park closure extended for flood damage cleanup »

Park Management has extended the park closure and canceled incoming reservations through at least Tuesday, July 7. The park dodged a bullet on the Tropical Storm Bill-related flood waters.  The…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Recovery assistance enhanced for survivors of severe weather damage in Fort Bend County »

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration have offered assistance to over five hundred residents of Fort Bend County since damaging storms moved through late last month…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land resident named national US Youth Soccer Player of the Month »

Liam Amado, a Sugar Land youth soccer player and member of the Albion Hurricanes Futbol Club, has been named the June US Youth Soccer Player of the Month presented by…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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CIVIL SERVANT OF THE WEEK: U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class C.J. Pacheco »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class C.J. Pacheco, a Richmond resident, proudly served three tours of duty…

Jul 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend ISD voting reform picks up support »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com A growing number of Fort Bend political leaders are advocating that Fort Bend ISD reform a…

Jul 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Truancy Case plaintiffs request new judge »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 2398 last month, which decriminalizes Truancy and sets limits…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

County to pay up to $120,000 to defend John Healey and assistant district attorney »

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Staff Reports and KHOU Channel 11 The Fort Bend County Commissioners approved up to $50,000 to pay outside counsel to…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Exchange Club of Sugar Land Inducts New President »

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The National Exchange Club is fondly known as America’s Service Club. The main goal is the prevention of child abuse.…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Rep. Reynolds lauds Affordable Care Act, Gay marriage rulings »

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The Supreme Court finally released it’s ruling in King v. Burwell, the case that determined the fate of the Affordable…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Rep. Rick Miller announces re-election bid »

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State Representative Rick Miller will seek re-election to represent House District 26 in the Texas House of Representatives.  First elected…

Jul 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land police Searching for Road Rage Shooter »

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Sugar Land police are looking for a man who fired several rounds at a vehicle occupied by a family of three, including a 10-year-old boy, during a road rage incident on June 21 just before 12:42 p.m.    A man told police he was driving…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Man murdered at Richmond bar »

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At approximately 2:15 a.m., on June 28, Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the Z-Bar Club located in the 1600 Block of Crabb River Road in Richmond in response to a disturbance and injured party.  Upon arrival it was discovered that Jaime Buentello had been…

Jul 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Police investigating commercial burglary »

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Sugar Land police are looking for a man who smashed a front door at Greenway Corner Store and stole several cartons of cigarettes.    Surveillance cameras inside the store showed a white or Hispanic man throwing a rock through a glass door on June 16…

Jul 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

One killed, one injured in Stafford stoplight shooting »

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A man was shot and killed, and a woman was wounded as they sat in their car at a stoplight in Stafford at 1:05 a.m. last Thursday, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Stafford Police are not releasing the victims’ names, and the…

Jun 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Rogers sentenced to 45 years in Fresno burglary »

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Demarquis Rogers was sentenced to 45 years in prison on June 15, 2015 after a jury found him guilty of Burglary of a Habitation with the Intent to Commit Robbery.  The 27-year-old Houstonian and two other men brutalized their victim during a home invasion of…

Jun 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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FBISD grads selected in NBA Draft »

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By Adrian Martin For The Star A culmination of dreams and tireless work came to fruition last Thursday for the Harrison Twins. Who would have…

Jul 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land resident named national US Youth Soccer Player of the Month

Liam Amado, a Sugar Land youth soccer player and member of the Albion Hurricanes Futbol Club, has been named the June US Youth Soccer Player of the Month presented by Olive Garden. Each month, US Youth…

Jul 2 2015 / Read More »
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Missouri City’s Township Square is on the rise

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Township Square, located in Missouri City near the intersection of FM 1092 and Texas Hwy. 6, is the oldest shopping center in the city. But until a few months ago, the 65,340…

Jul 3 2015 / Read More »
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Stafford’s Brooks named to President’s List

Stafford resident Joshua Brooks is one of five hundred and thirty eight students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana who have been named to the President’s List for the spring 2015 semester. Students on the President’s…

Jul 1 2015 / Read More »
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Fort Bend County to honor Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality ruling

The United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday morning to legalize same sex marriage in all 50 states in the case Obergefell v. Hodges,  Director Ohio Department of Health. While the topic has produced a…

Jun 26 2015 / Read More »
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Rosenberg resident opens Crossfit to help fellow veterans, community members

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fitness was never an integral part of Rene Moreno’s childhood, but you’d never know it looking at the chiseled 6-foot-2, 250-pound Rosenberg resident today. Moreno, 33, became interested in fitness soon after…

Jul 1 2015 / Read More »
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Meadows Place Mayor announces new Medical Intensive Care unit

May was a big month for the City of Meadows Place.  “There’s usually not much to write about in our little city” said Charles Jessup, Mayor of Meadows Place. “but that wasn’t the case last month,…

Jun 12 2015 / Read More »
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FBISD grads selected in NBA Draft

By Adrian Martin For The Star A culmination of dreams and tireless work came to fruition last Thursday for the Harrison Twins. Who would have thought the two young, amazingly athletic sophomores that enrolled at Travis…

Jul 3 2015 / Read More »
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TSTC brings new opportunity to Fort Bend County

Texas State Technical College officials, state Legislators, and community leaders broke ground on the TSTC campus in Fort Bend County Thursday, June 25. The groundbreaking signifies the start of a three-part building plan that will be…

Jul 1 2015 / Read More »

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